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  • Human remains found at Nebo, court OKs UK dig

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court agreed to allow the University of Kentucky to start an archeological dig near Nebo Road after human remains were unearthed.
    During the Aug. 28, fiscal court meeting, County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett informed the magistrates of another setback of the Nebo Road project.

  • Hospital visit spurs valet parking idea for UMC

    To some it may seem a bit high class, but to others it is another way to serve.
    First United Methodist Church is now offering valet parking for all attendants of Sunday school and worship.
    “I noticed when I came to be pastor of the church that the amount of handicap parking was minimal at best,” explained pastor Mike Coppersmith.
    Coppersmith said a recent trip to Central Baptist Hospital with a family member gave him an idea to eliminate the issue of handicap parking.

  • Register for mid-term classes at LVC

    Maysville Community & Technical College, Licking Valley Campus classes for midterm start on Oct. 15. There is a  process to sign up for classes. First, students need to apply.  Second, students should make an appointment with their advisor.  Third, students should register. Finally, order books. There are several  people at the hilltop to help students through every step of the process. For questions or to make an appointment with an advisor call 859-234-8626 extension 66424.  

  • New teachers join elementary and middle school faculty

    Harrison County's elementary schools and middle school has a few new faces on their faculties. Some are veteran teachers and a few first-year teachers.

  • First Rod Run a huge success

    Cynthiana's first Rod Run was Saturday with over 500 cars and trucks on display throughout the downtown area.

    "We're tickled to death," said Jerry Adams, one of the coordinator's of the event. "It's definitely the talk of the town."

    Adams said next year's event has already been scheduled for Aug. 24 and organizers aren't going to wait to start making plans. A meeting will be held Sept. 24 to take a look at this year's Rod Run and to start making plans for 2013.

  • Infested

    Clifton Village apartment described as ‘slaughter house’ of bed bugs

     

    “It is the worst case of bed bugs that I have ever seen,” said executive director of the Cynthiana Housing Authority Michael Buis.
    An issue that most tend to refrain from in general conversation, the bed bug issue seems to keep creeping up.

     

  • Hillside complex to get $4.3 mil revamp

    A Cynthiana housing complex is about to get a $4.3 million face lift.
    Hillside Apartments, located off of north Elmarch Avenue,  has been approved by the Cynthiana-Harrison county-Berry Planning Commission for a major renovation project that will also include the construction of three two-bedroom units that are handicap accessible as well as a community room.

  • Five charged with forgery by grand jury

    Nine indictments were returned by a Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday with forgery cases topping the list of charges.
    Carrie Mann and Hannah Fryman were named as co-defendants in two indictments.
    Mann, 27, faces a two-county indictment on charges of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and second degree complicity to criminal possession of a forged instrument.
    According to the grand jury, Mann passed a check for $175 to Farmers National Bank on the account of Juanita Wornall on Feb. 17.

  • Cynthiana man charged in Bourbon County shooting

    Danny Hutson has been charged with attempted murder following a shooting Sunday on Shawhan Road in Bourbon County.
    Kentucky State Police at Dry Ridge was called about 7:45 p.m. Sunday regarding a shooting on Shawhan Road. The female victim had been shot in the hand.
    According to a press release from the Kentucky State Police, the investigation revealed that Hutson had allegedly shot the woman and then fled the area.

  • First Rod Run is Saturday

    Cynthiana Rod Run is shaping up to be a blast from the past.
    Over 400 cars are expected to make their way into Cynthiana Saturday, Aug. 25, along with many other fun activities for the entire family.
    Several downtown businesses will be offering fun for all including Rohs Opera House playing free movies.
    Over 40 vendors will also be present the day of the event along with live entertainment by Jo Jo Gunn.
    A best greaser and poodle skirt contest will give those who enjoyed the vintage look a chance to sport their old attire.