Today's News

  • Local churches “Go Red” for women’s heart awareness

    Several churches in Harrison County participated in the "Go Red For Women's Heart Awareness" campaign, by wearing red to Church on Feb. 10. These churches submitted photographs of their congregation members who 'went red' on Sunday.

  • Foggy conditions blamed for ambulance accident last week

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Extremely foggy conditions contributed to a one-vehicle accident at about 8 p.m., on Feb. 5, in which two ambulance crew members and one patient were involved.
    A Brown Ambulance crew was transporting a patient, Rachel Adkins, to Harrison Memorial Hospital from a location on Lafferty Pike, when the ambulance driver, Ricky Chase Johnson, misjudged the intersection of Lafferty Pike and KY 36.
    The ambulance slid through the intersection and crashed into an earthen embankment.

  • Cedar Ridge releases Lunch and Learn series for spring and summer

    The Cedar Ridge Health Campus is all about eliminating guesswork and has taken measures to help those who might be in need of advice for senior citizens and their care givers.
    A line-up of experts will be on hand to answer questions and give advice on each topic. Their motto for this year’s series is, “You bring the questions, we’ll bring the experts.”

  • Church News

    Come Hear! Chris Mashburn-trombone, and Will Lucky and Judy Lucky-trumpets will be playing special music to the glory of the Lord during the Sunday, Feb. 17 service at 11 a.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Advent, 118 N. Walnut St. All are welcome.

    Vacation Bible School
    Vacation Bible School will be held June 23 at 6 p.m. at Cynthiana Baptist Church

  • Grace Notes

    I’m still thinking about Jonah and the whole swallowed by a fish thing.
    Here are some of my thoughts:
    •Sometimes you’re plankton. You’re minding your own business when all of a sudden a big fish swallows a smaller fish as its lunch and you, the microscopic plankton swimming nearby, get swallowed too.
    What’s up with that?

  • Harrison County Schools compete in Governors Cup

    All six Harrison County public schools competed in the 2019 Governor's Cup Academic Competitions, for their respective grade levels, recently. Northside Elementary won the district competition, defeating the other three elementary schools in the county. Harrison County Middle School won its District, back in January, and finished third in the 18-team regional competition on Feb. 2. Harrison County High School won its regional competition.

  • Go Red for women’s heart disease reception is Feb. 21

    The annual Go Red for women’s heart disease awareness continues this month.
    Thursday, Feb. 21, will be the annual Go Red Reception at the Extension Office, beginning at 5 p.m.
    The Extension Office is located off New Lair Road/Church Street, just below Harrison County High School.
    A light dinner will be provided at this event. People wanting to attend, must make reservations by Feb. 20, by calling 859-235-3510.

  • Help Clothing Closet earn cash with shoe donations

    The Harrison County Clothing Closet is asking for donations of gently worn, used and new shoes for which it will earn cash to help its mission.
    Proceeds will be used to purchase socks and underwear. Last year HCCC provided 9,000 pairs of socks and 9,000 pairs of underwear to its clients.
    The shoe drive is now through March 31. Donations can be dropped off at the clothing closet at 202 W. Pleasant St.

  • Viewpoint pictures

    These two pictures were taken in January and February of 1969, 50 years ago.

  • Molly’s Missions to host quarter auction March 9

    Molly’s Missions, a fund-raising project of Molly Coleman, will hold a quarter auction on Saturday, March 9, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge, 1544 U.S. 62 East. Doors will open at 9 a.m.
    Proceeds from this auction will benefit the Harrison County Clothing Closet, Cynthiana Food Pantry, Humane Society of Harrison County and the Cynthiana Harrison County Housing Assistance. The donations will be made in honor of Clayton Arnold.