Today's News

  • New Drivers


    Bryan Grose, James Daniel Wright, Starr Owens, Ella Brooking, Joshua T. Smith.

  • Breds and Fillies linksters ready to go

    The Harrison County Thorobreds golf team got one round in and was washed out in the second round of the Franklin County Flyer Invitational on Monday and Tuesday this week.

    The 36-hole medal play event was to be played on Monday at Griffin Gate in Lexington and Tuesday at Juniper Hills in Frankfort.

    The Breds finished in the upper half of the 25 teams who competed after Monday’s round, but had the tournament washed out on Tuesday due to the torrential rains that hit the state.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Aug. 6

    The Republican party will meet Thursday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Covenant Presbyterian Church on East Bridge Street.

    Economic Development Authority. The Economic Development Authority will meet Thursday, Aug. 6 at 9 a.m. in the boardroom at Farmers National Bank, Southside Branch.

    FRIDAY, Aug. 7

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 7 in Robynwood Heights from 2-2:30 p.m.

    SATURDAY, Aug. 8

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    July 24 at 3:40 a.m. -- non-injury, Robinson Road, Marty Ritchie, 41, Cynthiana, driving a 1994 Toyota SR5, struck a deer.

    July 23 at 7:45 a.m. -- injury, US 27 North, Felix G. Mesias-Gonzalez, 28, Lexington, driving a 1996 Chevrolet S-10, struck Jeremy W. Callahan, 24, Berry, driving a 1988 Chevrolet S-10 Blazer.

    July 27 at 4:24 p.m. -- injury, US 62 West, Ronald O. Hinton, 16, Carlisle, driving a 2001 Chevrolet 3500, struck Brian Carroll, 13, Cynthiana, driving a 2007 Kubota RTV900.

  • WEDCO health department receives grant

    The WEDCO health department in Cynthiana has been named a recipient of a Healthy Community grant distributed by the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH).

    Three local health departments will receive grants from the DPH to help make their communities more conducive to healthy lifestyles, DPH announced earlier this week.

  • Peyton Mia Jolly

    Peyton Mia Jolly

    Peyton Mia Jolly was born to Daniel and Joanie Jolly of Mt. Olivet, Ky., on June 29, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

  • New Drivers


    Megan Grose, James T. Craycraft, Clay Darnell, Mary K. Petty, Nichollette L. King, Sydney Roberts, Rachel Ann Ward, Wesley Allen Roberts, and Paige M. Doyle.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    July 13 at 7:55 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 32 West, Jack E. Hollon, 21, Cynthiana, driving a 2001 Volkswagen Passat.

    July 18 at 10:12 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 36 East, an unidentified driver, driving a 2009 Dodge Caliber. Driver and passenger left the scene of the accident.


    July 20 at 6 p.m. -- Joey Travis, Sadieville, reported property damage.

    July 13 at 4:15 p.m. -- Beth Cummins, 38, Berry, reported burglary, first degree, at her residence.

  • Jackson’s music was a soundtrack of memories

    I remember once in Mrs. Laura Gregg’s middle school chorus class, she looked at us adolescent students and asked, “What would your life be like without music?”

    It was a profound question that I still don’t think I can come close to answering.

    I thought about Mrs. Gregg and her profound question last Thursday evening as I watched tributes to the “King of Pop.”

    At the age of 50, Michael Jackson had died.

  • Mutton Bustin' popular event at this year's fair

    The Harrison County 4-H Fair ended Saturday with one of the most talked about events having occurred on Friday night.

    For the first time, Mutton Bustin’ was offered for children in a rodeo-style event that put youngsters atop a sheep.

    “It was a good fair,” said Cheryl Case, Extension agent for family and consumer science. “Nothing got rained out.”

    For photographs from this year’s fair, see this week’s Cynthiana Democrat.