Today's News

  • HCHS band participates in KMEA District Festival Assessment

    On Saturday, March 22, 20 students from the Harrison County High School Band participated in the KMEA District Solo and Ensemble Festival Assessment held at Twenhofel Middle School in Independence, Ky.
    Twenty-five events were performed by HCHS students including 11 solos, six duets, four trios, two quartets, one sextet and one seven-member percussion ensemble.
    All but one of these events received a distinguished rating from the KMEA adjudicators.

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    March 15 -- At 4:41 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Cook Road about four miles south of town. Timothy Hill was delivering newspapers when he lost control of his truck and struck a utility pole.
    March 15 -- At 10:21 p.m. a non-injury accident happened at 678 Smalley Branch Road nine miles east of the city limits. Heather Whitson’s car was sitting on a steep embankment when it began rolling backwards down the hill on its own, striking a tree.

  • Youth minister sentencing date set

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The former Cynthiana youth minister who was indicted on multiple sex-related charges in December 2013 will be sentenced April 15.

  • City votes down parking lot proposal

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    By a vote of 3-2 the Cynthiana City Commission opted to drop its pursuit of buying a gravel lot once the building there was razed.

    It was the third vote that swayed the commission.

  • LV Singers to have anniversary concert April 11, 13

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Licking Valley Singers (LVS) invite every family in the region to join in their celebration of five years of musical performances in Harrison County this April.

  • Palmer finds her nursing niche in caring for elderly patients

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Some people might say that Betty Jean Palmer, the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Healthcare Provider of the Year, started pursuing her nursing career late in life. Her children were well in their teens when she finished her degree and started work at Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH). 

  • KUNA students earn honors in their maiden competition

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Participating in their first-ever Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA) conference, a group of Harrison County High School students came away with high honors, earning awards for Best New Delegation, Outstanding Ambassador, and Outstanding Speaker.

  • 7-year-old Berry Data Center loses fiscal court funding

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Though not official, magistrates of the Harrison County Fiscal Court made its first move toward cutting off funding for the Berry Data Center in the next fiscal year.

  • Harrison County’s spring clean-up week is April 23-April 27

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Spring clean up in Harrison County is scheduled for Wednesday, April 23, through Sunday, April 27 according to Harrison County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, March 27
    Women’s Book Group.
    Thursday, March 27 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks.
    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday, March 27 at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. The meetings are open to the public.