Today's News

  • They ain't no ladies, they are bugs.

    I cannot allow the Halloween edition of this paper to pass without raising the alarm about something truly terrifying. As a horror movie fan, I am familiar with many of the things that fill us with revulsion, feed our nightmares and quite possibly originate from paid government scientists playing in God’s domain.
    I had no idea what that terrible thing was until I arrived home last Monday night.


    Dean F. Pope and Mary B. Pope to Rankin Hatfield and Mary Hatfield, property on White Oak-Tricum Pike, $52,000.

    Gary M. Linville and Kathy Linville to Deborah S. Linville, Lot 2 of the Lang Fields Subdivision, $147,500.


    Arrests, Citations, Warnings

    Oct. 17 -- Aaron J. Haney, 32, was given a warning for disregarding stop sign.

    Oct. 17 -- Ralph E. Williams, 65, received a warning while traveling Ky. 356 (White Oak Pike) for disregarding traffic control device (light).



    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.