Today's News

  • Live nativities of Christmases past a reminder of our imperfections

    By Larry Bishop, Guest Columnist


  • Fighting over a duck dinner for the holidays

    Before I get started on the subject of my column for this week, I wanted to take a moment to express my belated congratulations to the cast and crew of Rohs Opera House’s production of “A Christmas Story” earlier this month.
    I meant to say something in my column two weeks ago, but I lost my train of thought amid all that talk of chocolate.
    Better late than never, I guess, but my hostdaughter and I were thoroughly entertained by the performances of the entire cast, particularly the performances of the children.

  • School Menus

    Dec. 30-Jan. 3
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: No School.
    TUESDAY: No School.
    WEDNESDAY: No School.
    THURSDAY: Pancakes with syrup or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Cinnamon toast, string cheese or cereal with toast, Yogurt, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.

    Monday: No School.
    Tuesday: No School.
    Wednesday: No School.

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, Dec. 27
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Dec. 27 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 3:30 p.m.; Grand Haven, 3 p.m.

  • Workers hear explosion before fire breaks out in Berry stripping room

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Berry and Harrison County Volunteer Firemen responded to a two-alarm fire Wednesday around 11 a.m. that engulfed a stripping room and threatened a barn at a family farm at the end of Blakes Lane near downtown Berry.


  • Hampton seeks seventh term as sheriff

    Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton will be seeking his seventh term as sheriff during the 2014 election.


  • Fuller files as District 4 magistrate

    Donald “Donnie” Fuller has filed for the office of magistrate in Harrison County’s Fourth District.


  • Saturday storm causes widespread damage

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    First there was the sound of roaring wind, then a loud boom followed by breaking glass.
    That’s how Christy Barnes described the events of Saturday night. It was about 11:45 p.m. and the Barneses were in bed at their Dutch Chapel Road home.
    The weather event that left their house and yard strewn with debris lasted only a few minutes.

  • Teen charged with assault following attack outside city hall

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    A 14-year-old Cynthiana boy has been charged with felony first degree assault after a fight at City Hall gym on Saturday afternoon.
    According to Sgt. Wilbur Gross, the 14-year-old and a 16-year-old had been in an on-going verbal battle for a few days.
    Sometime between 12 and 12:30 p.m., the younger juvenile walked down the street in the west-end of town and was allegedly told by the older teen that it was his street and he was not allowed there.


    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Maureen “Moe” Wiglesworth knew what she was getting into when she married Andy. They were both in the army when they first met.
    But even after a decade or so of military service, there is just no getting used to the absences while her husband is on deployment, she said.
    Andy Wiglesworth has completed his second deployment to Afghanistan as a member of the 149th Vertical Construction Company of the National Guard.