Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 10, 2013
    Joshua L. Davidson, 1986, probation revocation hearing; motion withdrawn, fine and costs converted to 14 hours community service.
    Heather S. Durbin, contempt hearing; admits contempt, sentenced to 6 days, remand on service.
    Robbie Williams, 1976, probation revocation hearing; motion withdrawn.
    Teresa J. Barnes, 1960, show cause hearing; assault fourth degree (domestic violence) minor injury; dismissed, completed diversion.

  • City, county pondering management of Senior Citizens Center


    Increased expenses and federal money cuts have the Commission on Aging board looking for an outside party to oversee the Senior Citizen Center.

    The Commission on Aging board met Thursday, June 20, to discuss avenues for stabilizing the Senior Citizen Center.

  • Anxious for some summer squash and a cucumber salad

    I can hardly wait for this year’s first harvest of summer squash and it should be any day now.  
    There is fruit set and you know how quickly squash can mature.  
    Last year’s crop was not so robust because of the record heat, so I am optimistically counting on a bumper squash crop this year -- the weather is certainly on our side.
    The pest that challenges most gardeners and their squash is the squash vine borer.

  • Summer concert series’ first outing is huge success, second is Friday

    The Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Concert Series kicked off in a big way on June 21 with Dwayne Gillispie and Sidewinder.  

    Several hundred people turned out to take part in the first week of the six-week series.  

  • Furnish participates in Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program

    Lewis (Ben) Furnish Jr. of Harrison County, Ky., is a member of Class X of the Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program (KALP).
    KALP, housed in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment is an intensive two-year program designed for young agricultural producers and agribusiness individuals from Kentucky and Tennessee who want to be on the cutting edge of decisions that affect agriculture, rural communities and society.

  • Ammerman’s to celebrate golden anniversary July 6

    Gerald Joseph and Martha Jane Herrington Ammerman of Georgetown, Ky., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, July 6, 2013.  They were married by the Rev. Wayne B. Smith at Southland Christian Church, Lexington, Ky. Their attendants were Buddy Herrington and Jane Lee Perkins Herrington.
    They have three children, Kevin M. Ammerman, Gulf Shores, Ala., Jawania M. Ammerman-Hargis, Georgetown, Ky. and Kirtley D. Ammerman, Grapevine, Texas; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

  • Commission approves budget, includes cost of living raise for city employees


    The Cynthiana City Commission gave final approval to its 2014 fiscal year budget during Tuesday’s regular meeting.

  • Education, support efforts needed to help prevent Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

    Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is a disorder that occurs when an infant is born dependent on legally prescribed or illegally obtained drugs used by the mother during pregnancy. Hospitalizations in Kentucky for newborns with NAS climbed from 29 in 2000 to 730 in 2011-a staggering 2,400 percent increase. Unfortunately, NAS numbers will continue to climb in the Commonwealth of Kentucky without increased education and support for prevention efforts.

  • Aldree Nicole Stone

    Aldree Nicole Stone was born to Jacqueline Stone and Stacey Pergram of Cynthiana on June 19, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz., and is welcomed by her brother Xavier Carter.
    Maternal grandparents are Tammy Stone and Timmy Hill of Cynthiana, and Tim Stone of Ohio; maternal great-grandparents are the late Jackie and Alice Thompson.
    Paternal grandparents are Joanne and Noble Pergram of Carlisle, Ky.

  • Reunion

    The Hiten family reunion will be held July 13 at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge at noon. The reunion is for the family of Will and Bertha Hiten.