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  • Fifth-generation Bullard takes helm

    Edward D. “Jed” Bullard, chairman of the Bullard board of directors, has named Victoria “Wells” Bullard as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective immediately. A family owned company, Wells Bullard represents the fifth generation of family leadership at Bullard.
    Bullard succeeds Eric D. Pasch, who retired from the company after 18 years of service. As one of her first acts as CEO, she promoted Peter Lugo from chief operating officer to president.

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  • EKU names Tobin as 2017 Distinguished Alum

    Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce that Michael Robin has been selected as their departmental distinguished alumnus for 2017.
    Tobin will be honored during a presentation toward the end of the spring 2018 semester  at the Department of Agriculture College to Careers senior seminar.
    The honor is reserved for special alumni who have distinguished themselves in their professions through excellence, dedication, and service.

  • Taylor trial is Thursday

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A bench trial will be held in Harrison Circuit Court on Thursday for Martin Taylor, who was arrested in August 2016 on three separate incidents of impersonating a peace officer, unlawful imprisonment and wanton endangerment.
    According to earlier stories, Taylor allegedly pulled over motorists claiming that he was an officer of the law.

  • Motorist rescued from car fire in Main Street lot

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    “She got very lucky,” said Cynthiana Fire Department Chief Ray Sanders, after Thelma Jean Debruler’s car burst into flames with her still in the vehicle.
    Sanders said that Debruler had just paid her water bill and finished some grocery shopping at Ken’s when she smelled smoke in her car.

  • Adamses make Living Free option for many

    Betsy Smith,
    News Writer
    bsmith@cynthianademocrat.com

    Show of hands—who likes moving? Great. Now who likes moving during the holidays? Two years in a row?
    Jerry and Tunya Adams can tell you all about it. Without a doubt, the community-minded couple redefines the meaning of “dynamic duo.” As if heading up the Cynthiana Rod Run is not enough, they also oversee a local substance abuse program, Living Free of Harrison County.

  • Furnishes earn state KFB Outstanding Young Farm Family honors

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Young farmers Ben and Katie Furnish of Harrison County became the first local farmers to be honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2017 “Outstanding Young Farm Family” during the organization’s 98th annual meeting in Louisville.

  • Clerk warned of clone credit card

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Two men were arrested in Cynthiana over the weekend after an alert store clerk determined that the customer’s credit card was a clone.
    Sgt/Det Justin Jett said dispatch received a call on Saturday, Dec. 2, from the Dollar General Store on U.S. 27 South. Two men had allegedly entered the store to make a purchase of a $400 gift card.
    When one of the men attempted to pay with a credit card, the clerk was given an alert that the card was a clone.

  • LV Singers to perform in Carlisle tonight

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    On Thursday evening, the Licking Valley Singers will travel to Carlisle for their first on-the-road concert.
    LVS will perform at 7 p.m. at Mozart Hall, which is located at 108 W. Main St. It is the Nicholas County Heritage Council’s restored center.
    According to Jerry Johnson, LVC member who serves as a Historical Society board member and curator, said many $10 tickets have been sold in advance. However, he anticipates that tickets will still be available at the door.