Today's News

  • School Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: pancakes with syrup, yogurt or cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cinnamon toast, yogurt or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Scrambled eggs with toast or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.

  • Academic briefs

    Weston Jenkins of Cynthiana has been placed on the Eastern Kentucky University Dean’s List for fall 2013.
    Jenkins was presented with a Dean’s Award pin for having achieved the list three times.
    He is the son of Dwayne and Patricia Jenkins of Cynthiana.

    Jacob O. Marsh of Cynthiana has achieved the designation of President’s Scholar at Western Kentucky University for the Fall 2013 semester.

  • Harrison County Speech Team
  • Honor Roll

    The Harrison County Middle School Honor Roll for the second nine-weeks includes:
    Sixth Grade - All A’s
    David Bowen, Kelsey Brinker, Autumn Burgan, Lauren Crowe-Duggins, Will Darnell, Wilson Duckworth, Nathan Graves, Kortney Harney, Dakota Hill, Bailey Holbert, Tyler Hudgins, Colton Kendall, Shannon Knight, Will Lucky;
    Ann Midden, Addison Moore, Lauren Nichols, Dalton Pergram, Christopher Shrout, Casey Sledd, Savannah Slemp, Katie Stonich, Abigail Stroub, Miracle Switzer, Marleigh Watkins, Kayla Whalen, Brady White, Katie Wood.

  • No school Tuesday, Jan. 28

    Harrison County schools will be closed in Harrison County Tuesday, Jan. 28. 

    Assistant superintendent David Case made the announcement at 6:45 p.m. Monday. 

  • Courthouse open as cold weather shelter Monday night

    Judge-Executive Alex Barnett has authorized use of the Harrison County Courthouse as an evening shelter from tonight’s frigid temperatures.
    Those who need shelter can report to the front of the courthouse. Cots, snack, hot beverages and television will be available.
    Forecasts are for the temperature to reach below zero degrees with wind chills driving the cold to an estimated -12 to -15 degrees.

  • One-hour delay for school

    Harrison County schools are on a one-hour delay for Monday, Jan. 27..

  • Shelter open at courthouse

    Harrison County's Red Cross has opened a shelter at the old courthouse on Main Street for those who need a warm place to take refuge from the bitter cold.

    Gayle Velat, director of Harrison County's Red Cross, said the shelter at the courthouse will be open on a day-to-day basis until further notice.

  • No school Friday, Jan. 24

    Harrison County schools have been cancelled for another day.

    David Case, assistant superintendent of Harrison County schools, announced at 2:40 p.m. Thursday.

  • Of bad weather prophets and the quest for the perfect sled hill

    When city salt trucks skid and slide to the curb on the less steep side of Bridge Street hill, you know that the winter storms have taken it to a whole new level.

    I suppose it was inevitable that brutal winters would re-assert themselves in this area. Two years of relatively mild cold seasons is about all we can expect.