Today's News

  • Carlisle woman injured in Walmart crash

    Cynthiana Police were called to Walmart about 11:15 Monday for an injury accident.
    According to Cpl. Walter Tapp, Daniel Northcutt, 38, was exiting from a parking space when his foot slipped from the brake to the accelerator causing his vehicle to slam into the driver’s side door of Joyce Gerstein, 57.
    Gerstein was transported to Harrison Memorial Hospital where she was treated and released.

  • Federally funded energy assistance program (LIHEAP) begins for low-income families

    Thousands of families with low-incomes in Central Kentucky may seek energy assistance for the coming winter beginning Nov. 12, as Community Action Council opens the subsidy component of its Federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP is starting later than usual this year due to the federal government shutdown in October, but the shutdown will not affect benefits for the subsidy program this year.

  • Church News

    Brothers Forever singing duo will be in concert at Calvary Assembly of God, 325 Webster Ave., on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m.
    Curtis Hagy and Gary Ballew sing a mixture of traditional Southern Gospel and Contemporary. Something for everyone. Come and join us.
    A love offering being received for Brothers Forever.
    Call 234-4646 for more information or visit www.calvaryshill.net.


  • Porcupines in the storm

    Years ago, a pastor friend of mine did a series of seminary talks titled “Porcupines in the Storm.”
    He spoke about how we, meaning we Christians, are like porcupines — prickly and sometimes dangerous, especially to each other.
    Porcupines actually have soft hair, but on their backs, sides and tails the soft hair is mixed with sharp quills; Africa’s crested porcupines have quills nearly a foot long.
    As porcupines go about their day, their quills lie flat — until the animal feels threatened. Then the quills leap to attention.

  • The kids are all right ... but they could certainly use our help

    Was there ever a time when the world wasn’t coming to an end?

  • Characters from literature brought to life at westside elementary school
  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 7
    Community Action Council Election.
    An election will be held for selection of one Consumer Board member on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 12 p.m. at the Harrison County Center, 217 Old Lair., Cynthiana. Candidates must have received services from the Harrison County Center in the past 12 months and reside in Harrison County. Nominations will be accepted until the time of the election, but voting will be restricted to the members of the Harrison County Advisory Council. This is an open meeting and the public is invited and encouraged to attend.

  • Youth basketball tryouts

    Harrison County Youth Traveling Basketball team tryouts for boys 5th grade will be Friday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Harrison County Middle School; boys 3rd and 4th grade will be Sunday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. at HCMS.

  • Mike’s Minute

    I may have referred to this before and if I have, I apologize, but I feel that it bears repeating even if I have already mentioned.

    We learned Friday that Joseph Ammerman will referee one of the six state championship games this year in Bowling Green. 

  • Fillies lose in semis to Campbell Co.

    The Harrison County volleyball Fillies went down to defeat in the 10th Region semifinals to eventual champion Campbell County in three sets Wednesday in Montgomery County.