Today's News

  • Developing rural communities is topic of Chamber luncheon

    According to research, the top three factors a company weighs when it relocates to a new community is the presence of a skilled workforce, access to quality health care, and a good education system. Taxes barely make the top 10 in the list of factors, said Alison Davis, Ph.D., executive director of the Community Economic Development Intitiative of Kentucky (CEDIK).
    Davis was a special guest presenter at the monthly membership luncheon of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 26.

  • Doram enrolled in dual credit classes at MCTC/Licking Valley Campus

    Jordan Doram, a senior at Harrison County High School, is also dual enrolled at MCTC/Licking Valley Campus.  
    She has already successfully completed 15 credit hours on the Hilltop, and she is planning to transfer these credits to a four-year university.
    Doram said she focused on getting college started so that when she goes to a university she will be able to take the classes she needs in her major.  
    It is her plan to major in a field that will enable her to work in the field of athletic training. She hopes to play college basketball as well.

  • Health Sciences student is fulfilling dream

    When Justin Gasser was in middle school, he was already special. He was bright. He did well in school. He had plenty of friends. While all that is nice, it isn’t entirely special.
    However, Justin also had something else. He had a rare heart condition. In fact, he was one of only five cases in the entire US that year and had to be admitted to the intensive care unit.

  • School Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Pancakes with syrup, yogurt or cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cinnamon toast, Gogurt or string cheese or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Cinnamon rolls, string cheese or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Feb. 19 -- At 5:23 p.m. a non-injury accident occurred in the roundabout at US 27 S. Kevin Thornberry of 2659 Ed Montoe Road, Falmouth, failed to yield the right of way to Bethany Cox, who was already in the roundabout. She struck the right front bumper of his car.
    Feb. 23 -- At 3:45 p.m. on US 62 Bypass S. three miles outside of town, Alson Cole of 343 Raintree Drive was involved in a non-injury accident when a deer stepped out in front of his car.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Feb. 16 -- At 12:50 a.m., police received a call regarding a subject getting into a car he did not own on Walnut Street. There was nothing reported missing from the vehicle.

  • New Drivers

    Brandy McGowan, Kelsey Roberts, Randall Herrington Jr., Sami Sawyers, Joseph D. Bates, Tyler White, Rachel Jackson, Sarah Besson, Josie Valentine, Haley Evans, Teresa Sharp, Mikayla Gray, Madison Philpot.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 27, 2014
    Estate of Eula Richie, sentencing; order entered, informal, approved.
    Estate of Ruth Pugh, motion hour; agreed order to be submitted.
    Fairway Leasing DBA Aaron’s vs. Chad Barnes, court trial; judgment for $518.15 and costs.
    Harrison County Auto Repair vs. Darrin Jenkins, court trial; judgment by agreement of $540 and costs.
    Fairway Leasing DBA Aaron’s vs. Michael Rison, court trial; judgment for $2,500 and costs.

  • Church News

    The Team Story fund raiser that was planned for March 2 at Central Christian Church, Second and Riggs, was canceled due to the weather.  The event has been rescheduled for Sunday, March 9.

  • Prepped and ready for Lent

    These past few weeks I have been diligently preparing for Lent.
    How, you ask?
    Well, two weeks ago I found a pair of stone-colored flats online at 30 percent off and bought them. And today I bought a pair of white pants that were on sale (plus I used a $10 off coupon).
    Even though it’s only early March and I have several or five pairs of white pants in my closet, they are all Capri-length and these are ankle-length, which is more suited to this time of year, or so I am telling myself.