Today's News

  • Museum Musings

    * It seems incredible that 18 years ago this July a small group of dedicated volunteers (several of whom are still diligently working for the museum) opened the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum for this special community. There were only a few things on display at that July, 1994 opening compared to the current collection of 2,000+ items.

  • New Drivers

    Kalynn Nelson, Zachary Taylor, Casey Hill, Holly Turner, Joshua Daryl Kellione, Kylee-Lindsey Slade, Johnathan Webb.

  • Settlement agreement proposed in Brown suit

    A U.S. District Court judge in Lexington has set a trial date for a case associated with Kay Brown’s bankruptcy case.
    Judge Joseph M. Scott Jr. issued an order on July 13 to go to trial on Nov. 13 in the adversary case of James A. Brown, Richard Wehrle, Paul Brown, Martin’s Rest Home (d/b/a Grand Haven Nursing Home), Brown Ambulance Service, Brown & Gasser Thrift Food Mart, James A. Brown Enterprises (d/b/a Ramada Inn, Paintsville), Redd, Brown & Williams Construction and M. Goldberg Inc. vs. Kay Brown.

  • Middle Age Dilemma: Caring for your kids, your parents and yourself

    Many middle-aged adults are finding themselves caring and supporting two generations- their children and their aging parents. While caregiving can be very rewarding, it often can bring additional emotional, physical and financial stresses for caregivers as they try to balance a career, parenting and elder care.

  • Two-county chase ends in arrest of Versailles man

    A Versailles, Ky., man faces multiple charges following a Saturday night, two-county chase.
    Tpr. Kenneth Leavell of the Kentucky State Police met a 2000 Toyota Avalon on U.S. 62 traveling in excess of 26 miles per hour over the speed limit.
    According to Tpr. David Jones, public affairs officer, when Tpr. Leavell began the pursuit the driver continued to speed into Scott County. The driver, Anthony Phillip, 44, was unable to make a turn onto Gunnell Road in Scott County and drove into a field.

  • Miss Pre-Teen
  • Blackberries hanging heavy on the vine

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    William Varney has an 18-foot long blackberry vine in his backyard with blackberries measuring up to one and a half inches.
    Varney said he isn’t sure if they are the biggest blackberries ever grown, but they are the largest he has ever seen.
    There are 10 separate plants behind his house where he grows raspberries, blackberries and strawberries.
    Varney decided to plant the berries about five years ago after his wife Kathleen suggested if he wanted jam and jelly.

  • Larry Kendall Basketball Camp
  • Cynthiana man faces multiple charges after alleged attempt to elude police

    Kentucky State Police Tpr. Jack Gabriel served a warrant on a Cynthiana man Monday following an earlier pursuit by the Cynthiana Police Department.
    Cynthiana Ptl. Nathan Linville attempted to make a traffic stop on Brandon Pennington, 25, who was driving a 2002 Camaro, about 12:30 a.m. on Pleasant Street.
    With speeds between 45 and 75 mph hour, the pursuit left Cynthiana on White Oak Pike.
    Chief Ray Johnson said Linville reported that Pennington’s vehicle left the roadway, but that he was  able to get back on the road.

  • Director says Wedco was prepared for forecasted cuts

    After heavy anticipation of rocky roads ahead, Wedco says health department cuts are still a ways away from affecting services offered.
    According to Wedco Public Health Director Crystal Caudill-Miller, changes were made in spending after expected  cuts from health care funding were anticipated.
    “Four years ago when I first got here I knew what the future had in store for health department funding,” explained Caudill-Miller. “We immediately set-out to build our reserves to their fullest potential in an effort to be ready for what is now.”