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  • Two charged in Robinson Church burglary

    Two Harrison County individuals were arrested last Thursday morning after they allegedly broke into Robinson Christian Church.

    Laura Bailey, 18, and Kevin Northcutt, 20, allegedly entered the church through a basement window, according to authorities.

    A church member stopped by the church on his way home from work and called police around 3:45 a.m. when he noticed an unfamiliar vehicle in the parking lot.

    “They told me they had broken in with the intent of stealing money from the offering collection,” Sheriff’s deputy Robert Peak said.

  • Family opens Shylo Blue Roadhouse

    Bobby and Carla Cannon have always loved steakhouses.

    “We had thought many years about having our own restaurant,” Carla said last Thursday morning.

    The Cannons opened the doors to their new steakhouse, Shylo Blue, last Tuesday.

    “We’ve come a long, long way,” Carla said, looking out past the many kitchen tables and chairs that fill the room.

    Formerly Adrenalyne bar, Carla said their family began gutting the Walnut Street building in September.

  • MCTC/LVC students and staff travel to Frankfort

    Dawnrisha Talbott, 20, transferred to Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking Valley Campus last August.

    “I wanted to be closer to home and I still wanted to get a degree,” Talbott said.

    A 2008 Harrison County High School graduate, Talbott is currently majoring in elementary education.

    She wants to teach second grade.

    “Hopefully I can be a teacher in the Harrison County school district,” Talbott said.

    Her experience at her hometown community college, she said, has been wonderful.

  • Something to cheer about

    Harrison County High School's cheerleaders clained the 10TH Region Medium Division title Sunday on the Hilltop. They will advance to the state competition.“Our routine was by far the most difficult in our class, said Coach DeDe Shirley.  Only GRC (George Rogers Clark) did a more difficult routine.

  • Webb returns to court tomorrow

    Bass Webb, the man accused of murdering Bryia Runiewicz in July, will be back in court tomorrow.

    Results from an evaluation at the Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center in LaGrange will be presented.

    For more on this story, see this week’s Cynthiana Democrat, which will be available on newsstands Wednesday afternoon.

  • Olin added to Harrison County Sheriff’s staff

    Nathan Olin, 36, said he is happy with his new job as a deputy at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department.

    “I was ready to try something different in the field of law enforcement,” Olin said.

    A 1992 Harrison County High School graduate, Olin’s law enforcement career first started in September 1998 when he began as a vehicle enforcement officer for the state of Kentucky, patrolling Harrison County and other neighboring counties.

    But now, he’s staying home.

    For more about Olin, see this week's Cynthiana Democrat.

  • Eight cases to be considered by grand jury tomorrow

    The Harrison County grand jury will meet tomorrow to review eight cases.

    Commonwealth Attorney Doug Miller and assistant Commonwealth Attorney Michael Laws will present the cases for consideration of indictment.

    For more on this story, see this week’s Cynthiana Democrat.

  • Grandview Country Store opens

    On its opening day, Jan. 22, Grandview Country Store served over 30 customers.

    “I think it went very well,” Allen Yoder said.

    Along with his wife Sarah and their eight children, Allen said he was excited to open the bulk food store that sells baking supplies, snacks, candies, spices and deli meat and cheeses.

    “We just wanted to be here and supply the community with what it needs,” Sarah said Tuesday afternoon at the store located on US 27 North. nine miles from Cynthiana.

  • Academic Briefs

    BCTC DEAN’S LIST

    Bluegrass Community and Technical College recognizes the following students from Harrison County who have achieved Dean’s List honors for the 2009 Fall Semester.  The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the Dean’s List full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

    BCTC’s Dean’s List honorees for fall 2009 are:

  • Academic Briefs

    HELVEY

    Felicia Nicole Helvey has been named to the Berea College dean’s honor list for the fall 2009 term.

    She is the daughter of  Charles and Loretha Helvey of Cynthiana.