Today's News

  • Five imprisoned for role in death of Bourbon man

    Becky Barnes,

    Five Harrison County individuals -- Charles “Chuck” Smith, Darlene Moore, Brenda Prather, Steven Prather and Martin Mastin -- have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in the overdose death of Daniel Hurst of Bourbon County, in March of 2017.

  • Kenneth Simpson participates in Honor Flight sponsored by Blue Grass Energy

    Kenneth Simpson of Cynthiana met 67 other Kentucky veterans at Bluegrass Airport on Sept. 22, all participating in a one-day Honor Flight.
    Honor Flight takes veterans of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War on a one-day trip to Washington, D.C., to visit memorials erected to honor their service and sacrifices. Simpson, a Vietnam veteran and member of Blue Grass Energy, represented the co-op which helped sponsor the all-expense paid trip.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Laylah Paige Bernice Fryman, Sept. 5, daughter of Melody Evich and Joe Fryman; Payton Rae Johnson, Sept. 12, daughter of Ray and Amanda Johnson.
    Rohs Opera House - Cynthiana Ghost Walk will take place Friday and Saturdays at 7, 8 and 9 p.m. during the month of October.
    The Goodyear Blimp, “Spirit of Goodyear,” passed over Cynthiana. The company has three blimps in its fleet.

  • Cammack transforms gourds into art

    October brings a bevy of Kentucky artists who transform the lowly gourd into amazing works of art. In the same plant family as pumpkins, cucumbers, squash, luffa and melons, gourds may be one of the oldest cultivated plants. Originally grown to make storage containers and utensils, these artists use gourds as a canvass for their artistic expression.

  • HCHS FFA news

    By Jessica Tucker,
    Harrison County FFA reporter
    Harrison County FFA has had a busy start to the new school year. We kicked off the school year with the Kentucky State Fair where many members sent entries to be judged, and we also had a couple members participate in livestock shows.
    Aug. 30: We hosted a Back to School Bash where we played slip and slide kickball, gaga ball, and watched three officers get pied in the face. We had over 80 members in attendance at the Back to School Bash.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Stephanie Renee Mitchell, 27, and Seth Allyn Ankeny, 33, married Aug. 18, 2018.

    Samantha Jean Hauk, 23, and Cody Garrett Wagoner, 23, married Sept. 8, 2018.

    Cheryl Marie Faulkner, 31, and Matthew Scott Gamble, 35, married Sept. 8, 2018.

    Latoshia Carole Shepperd, 30, and Bardley Tyler Morris, 33, married Sept. 11, 2018.

    Sharon Kay Mendoza, 48, and Filomeno Gamez Hernandez, 34, married Sept. 18, 2018.

    Teresa Lynn Reed, 48, and Dwayne Edward Tumey, 46, married Sept. 15, 2018.

  • Preening the autumn garden

    All in all, we have had a decent summer with reasonable temperatures and adequate rainfall.  
    I think the marker for the summer of 2018 can go to the weeds. So, as you address some fall weeding chores you may also want to do a little preening to give some of your annuals and perennials a face lift for fall.
    As we descend into fall, annuals and perennials will rebound but first we need to get rid of the old, ragged growth.  
    Several gardeners have told me they have given up on the season and thrown out their annual containers.  

  • Community Needs Assessment helps move Kentucky forward

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is administering a Community Needs Assessment for all counties.  For those who wish, there is a short survey where you can answer questions related to your community. Your answers could help determine future programing for the county.

  • Reunions

    The descendents of James, John and Will Courtney will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Oct. 6.
    As usual it will be held at the Pleasant Green Church Fellowship Hall. All you need to bring is family, friends and food.
    We will no longer have the White Elephant Sale. A potluck meal will be served at 12 p.m.
    Any questions contact Carol at 859-234-1903, Joyce at 859-234-1870, Diane at 859-588-0937 or Judy at 859-234-9486. Hope to see some new faces.


  • Homecoming Court