Local News

  • Ten jury trials on March 22 circuit court docket


    Ten jury trials are scheduled for March 22 in Harrison Circuit Court.

    Donald Silcox, who faces eight charges related to the sexual abuse of four children in northern Harrison County, was originally scheduled to stand trial on Jan. 24.

  • Bankruptcy judge orders expense payments

    U.S. District Court Bankruptcy Judge Alan C. Stout signed two orders recently in the Brenda K. Brown case.

    The judge ordered last week that Stewart Auction & Appraisal of Corbin, Ky., be paid $32,309 for its administrative expenses in the sale of Brown’s Paintsville property.

  • News briefs

    Alvarez sentenced in 2012 shooting

    A Cynthiana woman charged with shooting her husband last February is back in jail after her formal sentencing Tuesday morning.

  • Lions’ Club Auction is March 18-22

    The annual Cynthiana Lions’ Club Auction will take place on March 18-22 from the Harrison County Central Office, Board of Education, on Webster Avenue.

    Country hams, gift cards and many more odds and ends will make up the list of approximately 90 items that will be up for bid each night of the annual auction.

  • Kimbrough honored by cattlemen’s group

    By Frank Shanly, Shelbyville Sentinel News

    It may have only just started, but already 2013 has been a huge year for retired Shelbyville veterinarian and former  Cynthiana resident Dr. Jack Kimbrough.

  • LVC Spring Art Show is March 21

    On Thursday, March 21, the Licking Valley Campus Extension will open its doors to the public for a Spring Art Show from 4 to 6 p.m. 

    Showcase artists include Herby Moore, MCTC/Licking Valley Campus, Artist in Residence. 

  • CEO offers job opportunities for persons with disabilities

    Community Employment Opportunity continues to work with disabled citizens to find work during hard times.
    The late Francis Quinn Morris laid the foundation for Community Employment Opportunities in 1977 when she developed an organization for those persons with mental disabilities.
    “My sister, Lorrie, had been diagnosed with down syndrome,” said Jeannette Quinn Bracken, daughter of Francis. “My mother started thinking about what Lorrie was going to do after high school.”

  • Hooking an Heirloom

    It’s been years since Rita Glascock discovered an unfinished hooked rug that her mother started.

    “I promised myself I’d finish it in memory of her,” said the woman who spent her entire working career in health care.

  • Former governor in Cynthiana for Lincoln Day Dinner March 9

    Former Gov. Ernie Fletcher will make an appearance at the March 9 Lincoln Day Dinner in Cynthiana to discuss national and state issues.

    According to Avi Bear, co-coordinator of the Lincoln Day Dinner, Fletcher has not made many public appearances since his rein as Kentucky Governor.


    Horseback riding lessons are now available for all ages and skill levels.

    Karen Linker, formerly of North Carolina, has been studying the art of horseback riding for over 24 years.