Today's News

  • A fish called grace

    In 2007, Australian diver Eric Nerhus reported being swallowed by a great white shark.
    He said it was like being trapped in a cave.
    He told the London-based newspaper The Daily Telegraph that one minute he was “prying abalone off the rocks with a chisel; the next he found his head, torso and one arm enclosed by the killer shark’s razor-sharp teeth.”
    He escaped after stabbing the shark in the eye with his chisel.

  • Phillips credits family for strong work ethic

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Judy Ankeny Phillips was one of the Chamber of Commerce honorees who knew ahead of time that she was an award recipient.

  • Traffic violation leads to high-speed chase on Pleasant Street Saturday

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    What was supposed to be a traffic stop for Cynthiana Police Ptl. Michael Kiskaden just after midnight on Saturday, April 4, ended with the driver being arrested on numerous charges.

  • Burglars hit KFC/Taco Bell overnight Sunday

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Sometime after closing on Sunday night and 6:30 a.m. Monday, someone entered KFC/Taco Bell on U.S. 27 South damaging the office, safe and exiting with an undisclosed amount of cash.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Tuesday’s grand jury session wraps up with seven indictments

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    A  new grand jury was seated Tuesday with its first session returning seven drug-related indictments.

    Tanya Poe, 31, faces a three-count indictment on charges resulting from a Nov. 13, 2014, incident.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. What a bridge does
    6. Indian restaurant staple
    9. Done to some pets
    13. Gold unit
    14. *Aladdin, for short
    15. Biotic community
    16. Bring upon oneself
    17. Pine juice
    18. Scandinavian fjord, e.g.
    19. To beat seeds from grain
    21. *Don’t let it drive the bus!
    23. Exclamation of disgust
    24. Update an iPod
    25. Eastern title
    28. Adjutant
    30. Often found on the lap
    35. Sea eagles
    37. As opposed to an opinion

  • First Light It Up Blue Cynthiana draws large crowd

    Despite stormy weather on Thursday, April 2, a host of supporters were inside the filled the courthouse for an emotional program about Autism and how it affects an entire family. 

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding March 30, 2015
    Estate of Donald R. Stephens, other hearing; motion to approve re-opened estate, settlement sustained, order to be entered.
    Timmy D. Hill vs. Brenda Harney, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Tonjanika D. Anderson, 1976, preliminary hearing; assault first degree-domestic violence, tampering with physical evidence, criminal mischief-third degree; (amended), bound over to grand jury.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    March 25 – At 2:10 p.m., Joseph Preston of Ky. 32 West reported the theft of a paint sprayer from the bed of his pick-up truck.
    March 26 – At 9:39 p.m., Billy Walker of Gray’s Run Pike reported that someone had attempted to invade his home.
    March 28 – At 8 p.m., Bobbi Cook of Lakeside Drive reported the theft of her Legacy Carting trash cans.
    April 1 – At 10 a.m., Dwayne Hill of Garner Lane reported problems with his right of way to his farm.