Today's News

  • Academic briefs

    Cynthiana student Allison McVey was awarded a Master of Education from Lipscomb University at the conclusion of the spring semester 2014.
    McVey, a graduate from Cynthiana, studied Instructional Practice and has completed all the credits necessary to graduate, said university President L. Randolph Lowry.
    The May 3 commencement ceremony marked the largest graduating class in Lipscomb’s history as the university awarded 659 degrees.


  • Kid’s College to begin July 7 on the Hilltop

    Along with T-Ball, Little League, and the county fair, Kid’s College is one of Cynthiana’s annual anticipated summer activities.
    July 7-11, there will be over 100 Kid’s College students on the Hilltop finding their classes, meeting new friends and re-connecting  with old ones.
    Lee Ann Cockrell, Kid’s College director, and Lennie Kinney have spent many hours planning and working out details in order to present new and exciting material for the ‘college’ kids.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case Reports
    May 23 -- At 12:46 a.m., Wayne Reed, 1523 Cook Road, reported that the tires on his vehicle were slashed while it was parked at Hillside Drive Apartments.
    May 24 -- At 10:03 a.m., Amanda McCarter, 104 Russ Ave., reported that her son’s bicycle was taken from her front yard. Police received additional information about who may have the bicycle. The case remains open.

  • 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.
    June 6 -- At 2:35 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred four miles east of the city limits. Cathie Spurlock of Eureka Rd. hit a deer.
    June 9 -- At 5:20 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on US 287 N about 14 miles north of the city limits.  Thomas Moore of Pedro Pike hit a deer.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding JUNE 11, 2014
    Jacqueline Renee Vascotto vs. Thomas Gerrard Vascotto, domestic; separation agreement filed, testimony taken, decree entered.

  • Local artist raffles original work for Story Hill

    Cynthiana artist Jarrod Biddle’s first work in color, framed and ready for display, is the grand prize in a raffle designed to raise money for Adam and Lauren Hill as their infant daughter, Story, struggles to overcome a serious heart defect.
    Last October, Story was born with an unbalanced atrioventricular canal defect (AV canal)  and Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.

  • Shaolin Karate offers both physical and mental training

    Shaolin Karate trains students in memory retention and demonstrates those  into Martial Art movements which are called Kata. The training is good for those who wish to have a strong healthy body as well as train the mind to be focused and create better memory retention.
    Master Gordon Burkett, the head instructor (Sefu), stated that with all the gadgets and equipment we have today to make our lives and work easier we sometimes lose track of the importance of physical and mental health.

  • 65th Anniversary
  • Reunions

    The Cynthiana High School Class of 1954 will hold their 60th year reunion on Saturday, June 28 at The Prizing House, 329 S. Church St. Social hour will be from 5-6 p.m. with a buffet dinner beginning at 6 p.m.
    Cost is $20 per person and checks may be mailed payable to CHS Alumni to Elaine Price Blackburn, 50 Eastland Estates, Cynthiana, KY 41031 or call 859-234-5689.
    Lodging available at Seldon-Renaker Bed and Breakfast, 859-234-3752 or Evergreen Motel, 859-234-5460.
    Call Virgie Wells at 859-234-4651 and share some highlights of your life.