Today's News

  • Annual Arts Festival scheduled for July 27

    The Cynthiana Arts Council has announced plans for the 2013 Cynthiana Art Walk: An Evening with the Arts.  
    Scheduled for July 27, the event will feature displays of visual art, live street performances, live music, a poetry slam and the 3M Post-it Note Fashion Show.  
    The event is now in its fifth year and continues to grow and evolve into a true community Arts experience.  
    “It’s not just paintings,” event organizer Pat Grenier says, “but a showcase of many different art forms.”  

  • Fauste to compete at world’s largest junior high rodeo

    Haley Dawn Fauste, a eighth grade student at Harrison County Middle School, has earned a position on the Kentucky state/provincial National Junior High rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Gallup, N.M., June 23-29, to compete at the ninth annual National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR) in thebarrel racing, pole bending, team roping and ribbon roping goat tying competitions.

  • 2012 KY Land Judging team competes in Oklahoma City

    At the 2012 State Fair, the Harrison County Land Judging Team was named the 2012 KY State Land Judging Team.  
    The four members of that team are Joseph Bush, Justin Barnes, Tommy Vallandingham, and Austin Bradford.  
    Bush has been a member of the Land Judging Team for nine years and also earned the fourth highest individual score at the Kentucky state competition.  
    Barnes has been a member of the team for five years, Vallandingham a three-year member, and Bradford was competing for the first year, with all individuals receiving a blue ribbon.

  • It’s veggie basket time again

    By Vickie Fryman, guest columnist

  • Cats on the job

    I value the guardian behavior of our animals as one is charged to protect the other.  
    We have house cats that are free to go outside; barn cats that mostly hang out in the garage; a companion red heeler mutt who rarely leaves my side; and a Maremma livestock guardian dog (LGD).  Baxter, the LGD, has challenged our thinking in owning dogs.  
    He has reinforced that animals follow their instinct above all else.
    He is not a pet, rather a worker that is a critical component to keeping our farm alive.

  • Hemp commission elects Furnish as new chairman

    The Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission unanimously elected Harrison County farmer Brian Furnish as its new chairman at the close of its meeting on Thursday after Agriculture Commissioner James Comer stepped aside in compliance with Senate Bill 50, industrial hemp legislation that is set to take effect at the end of the month.

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  • 2013 marks 38th year of summer camp at the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch summer camping program opened for the 38th year on Sunday, June 9 with boys in attendance. The camp runs throughout the summer, serving both boys and girls, alternately throughout the camp season.

  • Restaurant Inspections

    March 26 -- Walmart, retail 100%; food, 100%.
    March 27 -- Northside Elementary cafeteria, 99%, upright freezing unit has ice build up, needs to be defrosted.
    April 10 -- Harrison High cafeteria, 99%, ceiling tiles in storage area, on-going leaks around sprinkler head.
    April 11 -- Eastside Elementary cafeteria, 100%.
    April 16 -- Rancho Bob’s, 97%, separate/divider hand sink, clean in between and under equipment, sanitizer, cloths only.
    April 17 -- Subway at Harrison Square, 100%.
    April 17 -- St. Edward’s cafeteria, 100%.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 10, 2013
    Estate of William Thomas Chambers, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Alan W. Northcutt, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    In re: Millie Karen Zamareh, other hearing; order entered.
    Heights Finance Corporation vs. Richard L. Banks, motion hour; default judgment entered.
    Capital One Bank USA, NA vs. Pearl Brown, motion hour; default judgment entered.