Today's News

  • KFC grants awarded

    Mike, Teresa, Charlie, and Nichole Davis of KFC of Cynthiana, announce that two employees, Jordan Humphries and Marie Otero, of this franchise have received the REACH-KFC Foundation Grant.  
    KFC Foundation is a charitable organization inspired by the legacy of Col. Harland Sanders to promote his belief in integrity, determination, passion and giving back to one’s community.  

  • Commissioners praise Rod Run committee's success

    Huge success doesn’t even begin to cover what organizers deemed the second annual Cynthiana Rod Run.

    Jerry Adams, president of the Rod Run Committee, told Cynthiana City Commissioners Tuesday that over 1,200 cars were on display and over 10,000 spectators milled through town spending money at local businesses and restaurants.

  • Court considers problems with gas pipeline and eminent domain


    Though no one is sure that a natural gas pipeline will even go through Harrison County, Judge Executive Alex Barnett suggested that fiscal court members adopt a resolution that declares their opposition to land acquisition for the pipeline through eminent domain.

  • Rod Run Caused Best Traffic Jam Ever

    We can’t speak for the people who were just passing through Cynthiana on Main Street last Saturday, but in our opinion, the Cynthiana Rod Run caused one of the best traffic jams in the history of downtown.

    In fact, if families had any sense at all, they would have simply found an open space to park and joined in the festivities.

  • Academic briefs

    The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announce Harrison County High School student Dora Wagner of Cynthiana, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The Society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, a senior membr of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

  • Kinney selected as new community education, service coordinator for MCTC/LVC campus extension

    Lenora Kinney is now serving MCTC/Licking Valley Campus as the Community Education and Community Service coordinator.  
    She has just begun her new duties at the campus extension at Harrison Square.  
    Kinney grew up in Cynthiana and graduated from Harrison High School.  
    She graduated from  Maysville Community and Technical College in 1996 with an associate’s degree in business management.
    She followed this educational effort by enrolling with Midway College studying for a bachelor’s degree in organizational management.

  • Hope and help for the hugging averse

    Confession: I really, really, really hate to admit this but there’s a certain part of any church service that I dread — the “turn around and greet those around you” part.
    If you ask my sister what’s up with that she’ll tell you it’s because I’m “people intolerant.” She’s lactose intolerant — I’m people intolerant.
    She’s kidding. Sort of.

  • Church brief

    Time of Harvest will present Radiant Union, youth band from Lexington, at the Courthouse Square in Cynthiana on Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. There will be a free cookout for all.
    For more information contact Earl Gross at 859-707-0038 or tractorearl@gmail.com.

  • Church briefs

    Central Christian Church is having their annual church picnic Saturday, Aug. 31 at Blue Licks State Park. Members are encouraged to bring friends and meet at the church at Second and Riggs Ave. at 11:45 a.m. to make sure everyone has a ride.
    Mike Workman, was recently ordained as Elder for the Central congregation.
    Pastor Benny Northcutt invites the public to attend Sunday services at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. each week, and Wednesday classes at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the corner of Second Street and Riggs Avenue in Belmont.

  • Community Calendar

    MONDAY, Sept. 2

    Library Closed. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be closed in recognition of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2.

    TUESDAY, Sept. 3