Today's News

  • It is the most important thing they are doing

    When you live to be relatively old, you run into people who affect how you think and what is important and what isn’t.  
    Most of the time these people are your elders so they pass on before you do leaving you to mourn and also reflect on what it was that made them so important to you.  
    This happened to me again this week as my long time friend and fellow football official John Swinford passed away.
    John was many things to many different people, a husband, a friend, a father, a brother, as well as just an all around good man.  

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    Corinth Lake to remain closed
    through Feb. 16
    The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is extending the closure of Corinth Lake in Grant County through Feb. 16.
    Fisheries biologists with Kentucky Fish and Wildlife plan to spray the 96-acre lake with a chemical designed to eliminate gizzard shad. The chemical treatment was originally scheduled to occur this week, but is being delayed due to poor weather conditions. The treatment has been rescheduled for next week if weather conditions allow.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Jan. 29 – At 1:37 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Wornall Lane two miles from town. Samantha Whalen rounded a curve and dropped off the side of the road causing her to strike a utility pole.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Jan. 19 – At 4:06 p.m., Seth Smith of Walmart loss prevention, reported that Summer Ward was on the property and had been trespassed from the store in May. During her arrest, she was also found to be in possession of six packets of Suboxone. She was arrested and charged with third degree criminal trespass and possession of controlled substance second degree.

  • Kentucky Bancshares, Inc. reports 2012 earnings up 23%

    Kentucky Bancshares, Inc. announced record earnings of $7.0 million, or $2.59 a share, compared to $5.7 million, or $2.09 a share, in 2011, a 23.2% increase.
    The Paris-based banking company earned $1.9 million, or 71 cents a share, during the fourth quarter. That’s up from $1.2 million, or 44 cents a share, in the fourth quarter of 2011, an increase of 55.6%.
    The Company is also pleased to announce that total assets reached a record high at December 31, 2012 of $701 million compared to $659 million for 2011. This represents a 6.3% increase.

  • FSA announces important program updates

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers that the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 extended the authorization of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (the 2008 Farm Bill) for many Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) commodity, disaster, and conservation programs through 2013. FSA administers these programs.

  • Scholarships available through Soil and Water Conservation District

    The Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District has five scholarships available for 2013. Through the local conservation district office, two $1,000 scholarships are available to apply for. These scholarships are open to any high school senior or graduate who is a resident of Harrison County and will be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours ata two or four year accredited institution in a conservation, environmental, and/or science program of studies. Applications are due to the conservation district by April 8, 2013.

  • Spring CPH sale planned for April 11

    The spring CPH Sale is planned for Paris Stockyards on Thursday, April 11. The sale will be conducted at the start of the regular sale. This will be the second sale since the stockyards was opened under new ownership.