Today's News

  • Wreck claims life of man and dog

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    A Harrison County man and his dog, a white husky, were both killed in a high speed truck accident that occurred three miles outside the city limits on Ky. 356 last Friday night.
    The body, identified as Kevin Robinson, 38, of Second Street in Cynthiana, had to be removed with the jaws of life from the cab of his truck at the accident, according to a report filed by Deputy Sheriff Tuan Kreer who was dispatched to the scene.

  • Local artist's style is "accident wanting to happen"

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    When asked to describe his style of abstract painting, local artist Ottis Tussey said that his style is “kind of an accident waiting to happen.”

  • Parks and Recreation host holiday concert at Cynthiana City Gym

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Tickets are now on sale for a holiday concert featuring Sammy Adkins and the Sandy Hook Mountain Boys at the City Hall Gym on Saturday, December 6 starting at 7 p.m., said Darrell Baxter, director of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Parks and Recreation Board.
    The concert is sponsored by parks and recreation, Baxter said, and is one of many holiday themed events that are scheduled throughout December.

  • First Call Family Feast

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    While many working families will enjoy time away from the office for the long Thanksgiving holiday, there are plenty of first responders and medical professionals who, by virtue of the needs of a community, spend the holiday on alert and on the job.
    With respect to all the law enforcement officers, hospital personnel and volunteers prepared to respond should an emergency occur, many of them have developed their own brand of Thanksgiving holiday traditions.

  • Handy House gets stay of execution

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    By a 3-2 vote, the Cynthiana City Commission approved a stay of execution on the future of the Handy House. But the vote was merely to table an existing motion to proceed with the building's demolition.


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  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Fictional elephant
    6. Comprised or embodied
    9. Attention grabber
    13. Swelling
    14. Possess
    15. Corner joint
    16. Moth-_____
    17. Mauna ___, Hawaii
    18. Be theatrical
    19. *He arrived with a puff of smoke?
    21. “___ and ____,” 1992 Tom Cruise movie
    23. *Former Haiti President, “Baby ___” Duvalier
    24. To clean corn
    25. Goon
    28. Redecorate, e.g.
    30. Vandalizing a car
    35. Donkey sound
    37. Push for something

  • Fiscal court vote on Handy House questioned; timing in poor taste

    The Harrison County Heritage Council (HCHC), a duly formed non-profit under IRS Section 501(C)(3), would like to express its extreme disappointment in the Veterans Day vote taken by six members of the Harrison County Fiscal Court.
    It is our understanding, that with the urging of Magistrate Frank Henson, the vote to demolish Ridgeway (aka The Handy House) was moved upon citing two reasons: safety/security and lack of action by our organization.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Oct. 19 -- At 7:02 p.m., police were dispatched to Kens gas station where a man had entered the store wearing a hooded sweatshirt and brandishing a knife. The man went around the counter telling the clerk to give him money. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.