Today's News

  • Sports beat

    LVC to organize co-ed
    basketball team

    Right here in the middle of the coldest winter in a long, long time, the college on the hill has put together a co-ed basketball opportunity for both the men and women students. The teams, called the Hilltop Blues, One and Two,  will play a intramural schedule at the city hall gym in Cynthiana.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • Okay winter, you can go now...

    I decided this week that my heavy coat -- the one I rarely wear, because, well... because let’s say I seldom get cold -- needs to be laundered.
    However, with this winter’s weather, I dare not give it a good soaking for fear that I may need it before the heavy fluff has time to dry.
    I’ve never been a big fan of cold weather. I could use stronger words, such as hate and detest, or loathe and abhor, but you already get my “drift.”

  • Make-a-Blanket Day planned for Feb. 15

    Over five years, one group of Central Kentucky quilters has helped more than 3,000 children and families heal with a simple hand-made gift.
    The North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus was founded in 2009 by Georgetown resident Janet Walter. The chapter includes “blanketeers” from Scott, Harrison, Pendleton, Nicholas, Bourbon and Robertson counties and, as of mid-January, has provided 3,159 blankets, quilts and afghans to children dealing with illnesses and traumatic life events.

  • Planning Commission
  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Jan. 30
    Chinese New Year Program.
    Thursday, Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Join us as we celebrate 2014 “The Year of the Horse.” For ages 4 to 11 years old. Please pre-register.

  • Planning Commission
  • Uniform

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua RJ Boggs graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
    Boggs completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Response to Family History Book leads to new deadline

    Response to the Harrison County Family History Book has been great with more than 40 family histories already received. The Harrison County Historical Society would like to thank all those who have responded so promptly to record their family’s heritage in this historic book.
    Many have expressed a need for more time to prepare their family histories, so the sponsor and publisher have agreed to extend the deadline for submissions to March 31, 2014.
    Anyone needing help writing their history may contact Marilynn Bell, 234-2749, or Donald Wagoner.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Jan. 21 -- At 11:08 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred  on Snow Rd. about 12 miles outside Cynthiana. Tammy Mitchell of 147 Lovett Park Road, Georgetown, was traveling east on Snow Road when she attempted to drive over a snow covered hill. The car slid backwards into a ditch.
    Jan. 23 -- At 7:25 a.m., a non-injury accident US 62 W nine miles outside of the city limits. Gary Simmons of 188 Colby Road struck a deer.