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Today's News

  • Local Soldier Support Group has care packages ready to ship overseas

    Local agencies have been hard at work to ensure the 149 Vertical Engineering company feels right at home in Afghanistan.
    In May, the Harrison County Soldier Support Group began requesting items for the 149th Vertical Engineering Company based out of the Cynthiana National Guard.
    Through the help and support from local businesses and citizens, items have been collected for the military care packages to be shipped to Afghanistan in the next few weeks.
    Over 1,000 items have been collected for the troops so far. However, the drive will not end just yet.

  • Academic briefs

    Ronette Jones has achieved the honor of being named to the Honor Roll at Kentucky Christian University for the 2013 Spring semester. The Honor Roll is granted to full-time students who earn a grade point average of 3.3 to 3.74.
    Jones is the child of Paul Ralph Jones and Paulette Jones, both of Cynthiana, and is a 2010 graduate of Jones Home School and majors in worship and Bible at KCU.

  • Academic briefs

    Olivia Mae Faulkner graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry on May 5, 2013 with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine.
    Faulkner is a 2009 graduate of Western Kentucky University and a 2005 Harrison County High School graduate.  She is the daughter of Dr. Bill and Jackie Faulkner of Cynthiana. She will be practicing in New Bern, N.C.

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  • 3M provides grant to the Cynthiana-Harrison County Relay for Life

    The 3M Foundation has donated $1,250 to the American Cancer Foundation in recognition of volunteers Brandy Fizette, Vickie Taylor, Glenna Ward, Bonnie Mitchell and Marcella Jones commitment to the community. The volunteers have donated 25 hours each to Relay for Life.
    “3M employees and retirees generously give their time and skills to help improve lives,” said Kimberly Price, vice-president, 3M Community Affairs. “We are pleased to recognize their commitment to their communities.”

  • Deadline for SURE program applications is June 7

    The Farm Service Agency (FSA) will continue to accept SURE applications for 2011 crop losses through June 7, 2013. The SURE Program provides payments to producers when crop revenues are less than the crop guarantee.
    For more information call the Cynthiana FSA Service Center, 103 Rodgers Park Dr., 859-234-2646.

  • Dairy Goat Awareness Week June 8-15

    Area dairy goat breeders will celebrate Dairy Goat Awareness Week with the American Dairy Goat Association, www.adga.org during the week of June 8-15.   
    The Northern Kentucky Goat Breeders Association will sponsor an information booth and free goat cheese tasting at the Harrison County Farmers Market, Flat Run Veterans Park, on Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. You are invited to come taste the goat cheeses of Susan Miller’s Bleugrass Chevre. For information call Margaret Arnold at 235-0348.

  • Dealing with carpenter bees

    I absolutely do not approve of killing bees. In fact, we are in a bit of a crisis with a diminishing population with the suspected cause being the use of pesticides, notably neonicotinoids. I do not fear bees, I am not allergic, and I can happily co-exist…..except that they are eating my house! Or, rather they are tunneling into the wood that makes up my house so they can lay eggs and have lots of babies.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding May 20, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Theodore R. Curtis, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Beulah Cain, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Edna M. Lang, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven.
    CIVIL CASES
    Harrison Memorial Hospital vs. Johnny Lee Beverly, motion hour; default judgment.
    Harrison Memorial Hospital vs. Charles Thomas Dunn, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    May 17 -- Christopher K. Almeida, 23, was issued a warning for excessive smoke on U.S. Hwy. 27 North.
    May 17 -- Charley R. Blankenship, 33, was arrested on Court Street on warrants for criminal possession of forged instrument-second and knowingly exploit adult over $300.
    May 18 -- Kenneth Collins, 26, was arrested for alcohol intoxication on East Pearl Street.