Today's News

  • Old courthouse open tonight as shelter

    The old courthouse will open Sunday night as an emergency shelter from the weather. 

    Harrison County Judge Executive Alex Barnett issued a Code Red message Sunday afternoon citing extreme weather and predicted cold temperatures as the reason for the shelter opening. 

    If you have contact with someone who has no place to get out of the weather tonight, contact Barnett at 588-5428. Rides will be provided by Barnett, Red Cross, Salvation Army, Harrison County Emergency Management and Harrison County Search and Rescue.

  • No school in Harrison County Friday

    Assistant superintendent of Harrison County schools announced at 8:35 p.m. Thursday that there will be no school Friday, Jan. 3. 

    Temperatures are forecast to go into single digits Friday morning. Additional forecasts are for the arctic air to continue through the weekend with an additional snow threat for Sunday night. 

  • Snow threat extends Christmas break in Harrison County

    There will be no school in Harrison County today, Thursday, Jan. 2.

    Harrison County Assistant Superintendent David Case has just confirmed that classes will be dismissed today.

    Snow is forecast for later today. 

  • Trains vs. truck on Robinson Berry Road

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Things could have turned out entirely different at a secluded railroad crossing on Robinson-Berry Road if not for an attentive engineer.

    Harrison County Sheriff Bruce Hampton said he was called to the area around 8 p.m. Sunday night.

  • Fighting the repercussions of WHOOPING COUGH

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • Westside, Eastside discuss students’ test scores

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • Church News

    Cynthiana NA Group Hope for Tomorrow meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church, 312 W. Pleasant St. Annex. Speaker meeting last Thursday of each month.
    For more information or questions call Blaine at 859-298-1171.

    “The Hour of Power” Radio Ministry, aires weekly on Saturday mornings on 90.7 FM (The Wind), at 10-11 a.m.
    The Rev. Don Fryman will bring a message each week along with special music by various singers.

  • Public library to sponsor Black History contest

    In celebration of Black History month the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be sponsoring a poetry/art/essay contest. This contest is open to third through 12th grade students living in Harrison County and/or attending Harrison County schools and open to homeschool students meeting the grade level requirements. 

  • Changes ahead in Harrison County health care

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    On the heels of Dr. Frank McKemie’s official retirement on Dec. 23 and the first wave of Kentuckians getting benefits through Kynect.com, the website of the Kentucky Health Benefits Exchange (HBE), there are many new changes in store for Harrison County’s health care services in the near future.

  • Welcome to the "Grand Buffet"

    For the past several years on Thanksgiving and Christmas, my husband and I have gone to an out of the way place here in Florida for their Grand Holiday Buffet — and they ain’t lying.
    That’s one honking spread they put on.