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  • Teen dies Monday after Saturday wreck

    A weekend wreck on US 62 East has claimed the life of one Cynthiana teen and left another in critical condition.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Cynthia Neace, 18, of Cynthiana was pronounced dead at UK Hospital Monday afternoon following a single vehicle accident on US 62 approximately 11 miles from town. The accident occurred Saturday at 6:26 p.m.
    Sheriff's deputies also said that a second girl, Kristina Noble, 18, who was in the same vehicle, has been listed in critical condition following the wreck.

  • Fire, smoke damage Cedar Brook home Friday

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer
    A Friday night fire has left a Cynthiana family without their home for the holidays.
    At approximately 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30, a call was made to dispatch for a possible fire at 72 Cedar Brook Drive.
    The owner of the home, Curtis Burkheart, advised authorities that his son had noticed smoke entering his bedroom just before the fire broke-out.
    The family, of three plus the girlfriend of the son, immediately exited the home where they watched as heavy smoke billowed from every opening.

  • The Nutcrackers

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    They stand as centuries in front of Teresa and Tom Dailey’s Pike Street home. And, if legend is true, they bring good luck to the family.
    Teresa should have plenty of luck to share.
    Over the last 10 years she has collected 150-plus nutcrackers that only come out during the holidays.
    She remembers the first as being a gift from a child she baby-sat and that has morphed into shelf after shelf of wooden soldiers in every size and shape.

  • Hilltop music programs will combine for HCL collection on Dec. 7, 8

    Christmas Harrison County Live will sport the talent of not only high schoolers this year, but middle school singers as well.
    Harrison County High School choir director Michelle Hassall has always been known to enjoy a challenge and this year’s Christmas HCL is nothing less than a challenge.
    On Dec. 7 and 8, over 150 students will fill the stage to bring Christmas cheer to the audience.

  • City Hall renovation project completed

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer
    “Every project needs a dreamer, a planner and a doer.”
    Those very words may be etched in stone once a Cynthiana landmark is dedicated, due to all the hard work Cynthiana Commissioner Billy Grayson continues to do for the community.
    The motto has been the backbone of nearly every formal and non-formal conversation Grayson has given while serving as commissioner of Cynthiana.
    Grayson once again recited what is growing as his go-to motto during the dedication of the newly renovated City Hall Gym Friday, Nov. 30.

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  • Grand jury issues 25-count indictment in case against alleged sex offender

    A $100,000 bond has been set for the Harrison County man formally indicted Tuesday on multiple sex charges.
    Allen Moredock, 26, faces 25 charges, all involving minors portraying a sexual performance.
    According to the indictment, all of the charges stem from on or about April 14, 2010. Moredock is accused  of 22 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and three counts of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

  • New session begins for LV Singers

    The Licking Valley Singers – Harrison County’s Community Choir is recruiting new members for its Spring 2013 Session. The Licking Valley Singers is an “all comers” non-auditioned community choir open to anyone who loves to sing.
    The LV Singers began in the fall of 2009 under the direction of Karen Bear, a professional singer and choral director. Averaging 45 singers a session, the choir meets Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Licking Valley Campus of the Maysville Community and Technical College in Cynthiana.

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  • Large crowd attends Saturday's Christmas parade

    Before the hustle and bustle of getting into every home on Christmas Eve, Santa made a early stop in Cynthiana for the annual Christmas parade.
    The downtown lights are sparkling and the air is charged with festive anticipation.
    At 4 p.m. Saturday, the annual parade started from River Road Park to Main Street and wove through the city’s streets on the same route as previous years ending back at the courthouse.