Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Nov. 25 -- At 2:54 p.m., Toni Baucom parked at Westside Elementary beside a vehicle driven by Susan Bryan. When Baucom opened her door, the wind caught it and blew it into Bryan’s door causing minor damage.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Dec. 3, 2013
    Steven Hall, 1967, pretrial conference; trafficking in controlled substance-first degree (first offense); (amended), guilty plea entered, sentencing set.
    Chastity Lonaker, 1987, pretrial conference; 2 counts receiving stolen property (firearm), theft by unlawful taking; guilty pleas entered, sentencing set.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Dec. 4, 2013
    Stacy Lyn Currans Smiley vs. Terry Madison Smiley, motion hour; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Crystal Michelle Smith vs. Joey Lee Smith, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Angela May Bowling vs. Thomas Bowling, motion hour; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Eddie D. Ison vs. Naomi I. Emmons-Ison, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    David William Finch vs. Leeann Finch, motion hour; passed to be re-noticed.

  • Deer runt or Wiley coyote

    It’s 3 a.m. and Finca the Great Pyrenees is barking in earnest outside our bedroom window.  
    When you have livestock guardian dogs you learn quickly when a bark really means something. In my sleepy stupor I am thinking it is deer but I got up to investigate to be certain it wasn’t anything more menacing to our ewes and lambs.  
    I neglected to grab my glasses off of the nightstand so ultimately the origin of the raucous noise remains a mystery.

  • Fry’s project featured in KFB’s Science in Agriculture displays

    A Harrison County fourth grader, Trent Fry, was among the 12 students selected from across the state to display their agriculture science projects at this week’s Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville.
    Fry is a student at Southside Elementary. He displayed his project, “Fertilizer: Friend or Foe,” to determine which kind of fertilizer best enhances a plant’s growth.
    Each winning project was awarded $75.00 and a certificate of recognition for their participation at the state level.

  • Jase McCauley Thornberry

    Daniel and Mandy Thornberry of Paris, Ky.,  announce the arrival of their son, Jase McCauley Thornberry, born Oct. 30, 2013.
    He weighed 9 lbs.
    Maternal grandparents are Chester and Rose McCauley of Cynthiana, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Norma Thornberry of Lexington, Ky. and the late Danny Thornberry.

  • Mason Jo Nance

    Mason Jo Nance was born to Nikki Harney and Chasity Reed of Cynthiana on Nov. 1, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers Chase and Mikaha,
    Grandparents are Madline Harney and Sally Jo Whirles, and the late Janet Holland, all of Cynthiana.

  • Court wants clarification of P&Z private swimming pool fence regulations

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court postponed its decision on proposed new regulations from the planning and zoning commission that would require all above-ground swimming pools to be fenced in.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Cheyenne Thomas Cole, Nov. 8, daughter of David and Kayla Cole.
    Flu shots running short for Harrison County according to Wedco District Health Department.

  • James Smith files as candidate for Cynthiana’s mayor

    Local business owner, educator and community leader, James Smith, filed with the Harrison County Clerk on Friday as a candidate for mayor of Cynthiana.  

    Smith is a native of Cynthiana, co-owner of the Rohs Opera House, employee of Maysville Community and Technical College, and is serving his second term as president of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.