Today's News

  • HC-ATC students of the month
  • boy scout troop 76
  • Harrison County Homemaker Community Day Celebration

    The Harrison County Homemaker Community Day Celebration will be held Friday, May 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Courthouse Square.
    The day will offer a bake sale, the Kentucky Bloodmobile will set-up from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Green Thumb Fair with cuttings of plants from the homemakers gardens, bedding plants and bulbs, and door prizes. The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association will also be cooking steak sandwiches and hamburgers.
    The event is sponsored by the Harrison County Extension Homemakers and the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association.

  • Hospice of the Bluegrass receives prestigious award

    For the second year in a row, Hospice of the Bluegrass – Cynthiana has been named a 2014 Hospice Honors recipient, a prestigious award recognizing hospices providing the best patient care as rated by the patient’s caregiver.
    Established by Deyta, this prestigious annual honor recognizes hospices that continuously provide the highest level of satisfaction through their care as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    April 4 -- Terry L. Hope, 51, was arrested on Plum Court and charged with disorderly conduct, alcohol intoxication, failure to notify DOT of address change and resisting arrest.
    April 4 -- Chelsey L. Durbin, 22, was arrested on a Harrison County warrant for theft by unlawful taking (all others).
    April 4 -- Danny E. Reed, 26, was arrested on Scott County warrants for falsely reporting incident (two counts), obtaining controlled substance by fraudulent/false statement (two counts), theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting, under $500.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    April 3 -- At 6:27 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on KY 3003 eight miles from the city limits. Justin Quinn of Berea was traveling towards US 62 when he lost control of his car and spun completely around, coming to rest on the side of a bridge over a creek. The driver said the door came open during the wreck and he fell in the creek. A check revealed that the driver’s license was suspended since January. Charges have been filed.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 7, 2014
    Estate of Norma E. Houston, probate hearing; will admitted to probate on testimony.
    Estate of Charlotte L. Wilson, probate hearing; admit to probate on testimony.
    Jamie Moore, 1975, continued first appearance; flagrant non-support; dismiss without prejudice.
    Angie M. Haney, 1978, other hearing; theft by unlawful taking under $500 (shoplifting); not guilty plea entered.

  • Corrections

    In the story concerning Jimmie Rose’s 91st birthday in the April 10th edition of the Cynthiana Democrat, Rose was joined by members of his 1944 Olive Hill basketball team, not Harrison County.
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    In the fiscal court story, the MesoNet automated weather station is located at Robinson Dam, not near the border to Robertson County.
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    In the cutline for the car wreck at Flat Run Veterans Park, it was Cynthiana police, were incorrectly identified as Carlisle police.

  • Bramble pruning late this year

    The bramble patch is usually cleaned up by now but the cold winter has set us back with a few of our garden chores.  
    It turns out that this may be a good thing after all: The University of Kentucky has sent out a “blackberry alert” urging gardeners to hold off on pruning blackberry and raspberry until new shoots begin to emerge.  
    They are expecting more than usual die back due to our cold winter season.
    Most brambles are biennial which means they fruit on second-year growth.  

  • Leadership Program