Today's News

  • Toyota to increase 4-cylinder engine capacity in Kentucky

    Toyota announced that it will increase annual engine assembly capacity of 4-cylinder engines by more than 100,000 at its plant in Georgetown, Ky.  The increase will begin August 2013. The approximately $30 million project will create about 80 new jobs.
    Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky (TMMK) currently assembles engines for the Avalon, Camry and Venza, all built at TMMK. The capacity increase will supply engines for TMMK’s Camry and Camry Hybrid and RAV4 in Woodstock, Ontario.

  • Kentucky Bancshares reports earnings for first quarter

    Kentucky Bancshares, Inc., parent company of Kentucky Bank, reported an increase of $356,000, a 28 percent increase, in earnings for the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011.  Earnings are $1,618,000, or fully diluted 2012 earnings per share of $0.60, compared to $1,262,000, or fully diluted earnings per share of $0.46 for the same period of 2011.

  • Eubanks receives Bourbon Community Hospital’s 2012 Mercy Award

    Sherry Eubanks was recently awarded Bourbon Community Hospital’s 2012 Mercy Award. This honor places Eubanks in nomination for LifePoint’s 2012 Mercy Award, the highest honor an employee can earn with LifePoint Hospitals, Inc., the parent company of Bourbon Community Hospital.

  • Forsythe-Warmouth to marry June 16

    Sarah Forsythe and Richard Warmouth, both of Berry, Ky., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Berry United Methodist Church at 3 p.m.
    Forsythe is the daughter of Marshall and Mary Nichols of Berry and the late Harold Forsythe. She is a 2005 graduate of Harrison County High School.
    Warmouth is the son of Juanna Hutchison of Demossville, Ky. and Walter Dean Warmouth of Carlisle, Ky. He is a 2012 graduate of Harrison County Adult Education Center.

  • Lemons-Ammerman to wed

    Roger and Debbie Lemons announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, LeAnn Frances, to Jeffrey Lee Ammerman, father of Lauren Elyse and son of Bill and Linda Ammerman.
    Lemons is the granddaughter of Robert “Lightnin” and Nellie Rorer and the late Jack J. Sowder, and Robert and Rhoda Lemons.
    Ammerman is the grandson of the late S.C. and Alice Ammerman and Irvin and Edna Harney.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Betty Jean Gray, 69, and Robert Leslie Haviland, 71, married March 31, 2012.
    Kyleigh Georgeann Smart, 22, and Timothy Wayne Brooks, 30, married April 5, 2012.
    Kelsey Samara Leadingham, 24, and Robert Austin Dacci, 26, married April 7, 2012.
    Rachel Ann Thornberry, 21, and Aaron Michael Lyons, 21, married April 14, 2012.
    Maria Martina Corazon Glalon Canon, 21, and Julian Griffith, 62, married April 14, 2012.
    Lydia Le-Nelle Noble, 20, and Andrew James Whirls, 22, married April 14, 2012.

  • Camryn Conner Florence

    Camryn Conner Florence
    Camryn Conner Florence was born to Seth and Lindsey Florence of Cynthiana on May 4, 2012 at the University of Kentucky Hospital.
    She weighed 5 lbs. 11 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Taylor Katherine Florence.
    Maternal grandparents are Wayne and Kay Conner of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Julian and Peggy Gray, and Bill Conner, all of Cynthiana, and the late Edna Conner.
    Paternal grandparents are Deeann Ruppert of Cynthiana and Rick Florence.

  • Cynthiana DAR honors Bradley for years of membership

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library community room on May 12.
    Melinda Rawlings, Regent, called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and new members, Marilyn Elfers, Carol Carroll, and Gail Kesterson, who was unable to attend.
    Lisa Ramsey was introduced and she gave a very informative presentation on Hospice of Bluegrass.
    The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance and the American’s Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.

  • Reunions

    The Northcutt family reunion will be held Sunday, June 3 at the Curry fellowship building on Upper Curry Road beginning at 12:30 p.m. Everyone welcome and should bring a dish to share.

  • Reunions

    The annual Oddville Alumni dinner will be held May 26 at the Cynthiana Christian Church fellowship hall. Gathering will commence at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Anyone who attended Oddville School is invited to attend and guests are also welcome. A catered buffet dinner is $18 per person served by Layne Tussey of The Vault Catering.  Reservations are required by May 20.  
    Each year at the alumni dinner scholarships have been awarded. Contributions are welcome to continue these scholarships.