Today's News



    Oct. 18 -- At 2:48 a.m. a non-injury accident occurred on U.S, 27 seven miles outside of town. Kelli Helton accidentally struck a dog in the road which caused vehicle damage.


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding Oct. 16, 2013


    Jacqueline A. Culp, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

  • Toy, coat, canned food drive

    Accepting new and gently used toys, coats, shoes and non-perishable food items in many drop off locations in Cynthiana. Donations need to be received by Dec. 12.

    Drop off locations are: Cash Express, Save-A-Lot, Papa Johns, World Finance, Rick’s Auto Repair, Something New Nail Salon, Finders Keepers, DG Schell Realty and many other locations.

  • Harrison County’s 9-11 Memorial is piece of history

    The Memorial to the 9-11 Tragedy on the Harrison County Courthouse Square is a blend of ideas that came from several sectors of the community. But the centerpiece of the monument, a dented and slightly twisted steel girder, is something far more unique and haunting.

  • HCHS model for academic intervention

    The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) named Harrison County High School as a model site for student interventions to improve individual academic performance. Harrison is one of only  three Kentucky high schools to have earned distinction for exemplary practices in this area.

  • Deputy Szem retiring from crime-fighting career

    Earlier this October, a deputy with the Harrison County Sheriff’s office officially declared his retirement after almost 50 years of service on the force.

    That’s dog years, you understand.

  • Chiefs explain jurisdiction for Berry, county fire departments

    Questions posed by Berry citizens at the last Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting has prompted the chief of the Berry Fire Department and the Harrison County Fire Department to clarify details about their procedures, jurisdictions, and revenues.

  • Court, Kay settle plea deal

    A day and half into what was expected to be a five-day trial, Kay Brown made a surprise change of plea and accepted a new deal from the Commonwealth.

    The deal, in essence, would wipe Brown’s criminal slate clean after five years as long as she adheres to a long list of conditions.

  • Bypass opening moved to Wednesday

    The Cynthiana Bypass will open Wednesday, Oct. 30, according to Nancy Wood, public information officer with the District 6 Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. The time of the opening has yet to be determined.
    Wood said the delay was due to the incomplete paving. The bypass was originally scheduled to be open last Friday.

  • Cynthiana Police Department organizational assessment results

    The following audit report was conducted by the Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville.

    The report was requested by Safety Commissioner Gary Brunker and approved by the Cynthiana City  Commission.

    Representatives from the Southern Police Institute spent a week in Cynthiana gathering information from officers as well as from citizens of Cynthiana. There was also a public meeting conducted to gather information.