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Today's News

  • St. Edward Honor Roll

    The St. Edward Honor Roll for the second grading period includes:

    Second Grade

    Kyle Barnes, John Schreiber, Clay Furnish, Grace Simpson

    B.U.G. Second Grade

    Clay Furnish

    Third Grade

    Dillon Gasser, Sydney Perraut, Jacob Walker, Kory Beth Whitehead

    B.U.G. Third Grade

    Dillon Gasser, Jacob Walker, Kory Beth Whitehead

    Fourth Grade

    Drew Furnish, Hayden Switzer, Alexis Lanza*

    Fourth Grade School Honors

    Alexis Lanza   

  • Brooke Mackenzie Bush

    Brooke Mackenzie Bush

    A daughter, Brooke Mackenzie Bush, was born to Lisa and William Bush of Wauconda, Ill. on Dec. 1, 2008. She weighed 8 lbs.

    Maternal grandparents are Claudia and Alan Kostrzeski of Mt. Prospect, Ill.

    Paternal grandparents are Laura Jane Bush of Cynthiana and Donald C. Bush of Edwardsville, Ill.

  • Rohs Opera House shows classic movie; needs support of community

    To the editor:

    I would like to encourage everyone to don their parkas, dig out from under the ice, and join the Rohs Opera House and the Cynthiana Arts Council for Classic Movie Night. The Classic Movie Night series offers the people in our community the rare opportunity to see some of the best movies ever made as they were meant to be seen—in a darkened theatre on a big screen.

  • Faith Baptist honors founding members

    Faith Baptist Church recently celebrated their 50th year since organization on New Year’s Eve, 1959. Three of the original 21 members have been a part of the church since its founding. Pictured below are Mrs. Norma Chamberlin, Pastor Ray Chamberlin and Mrs. Neva Lanning.

  • Worsening economy thins newspaper pages

    A Friday afternoon visit to H.A. Jones to finalize the purchase of a business truck purchase found Montgomery Northcutt occupying space in the showroom.

    With his charming demeanor, Montgomery greeted me.

    “What have you done to the newspaper?” he asked. That question was much less pointed than Montgomery’s next question regarding where all my hair went.

  • All that jazz...

    “Now roll the head...”

    It was Jenny Terhune’s success with Jazzercise that convinced her to buy the Cynthiana chain.

    “I’m a success story,” she said.

    An active member of Jazzercise and Weight Watchers, Terhune lost 45 pounds.

    “The first time I went to Jazzercise, I was hooked,” she said. “It’s fun. The hour flies by and you got a good workout.”

  • Korbyn Blake True

    Korbyn Blake True

    Korbyn Blake True was born to Josh and Nikie True of Cynthiana on Oct. 21, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Ky. He weighed 3 lbs. 10 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Mark and Cindy Ritchie of Carlisle; maternal great-grandparents are the Rev. Howard Livingood of Carlisle and the late Stella Livingood and Randall Ritchie of Carlisle and the late Nancy Ritchie.

  • Belt-tightening strategies underway for state government

    The Kentucky General Assembly convened its 2009 Regular Session this week, with more than 200 bills already filed and more on the way.

  • Jaxton Blake James

    Jaxton Blake James

    Jaxton Blake James was born to Calvin James of Georgetown and Trista Milner of Cynthiana, on Nov. 29, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital.

    He weighed 9 lbs. 3 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Jayden Scot James.

    Maternal grandparents are Tracy Milner of Cynthiana, and Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Milner of Berry, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Gill of Cynthiana, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Milner of Berry; maternal great-great-grandmother is Jeanie Garrett of Foster, Ky.

  • Commission proceeds with Westside Redevelopment Project

    Resolutions regarding the Westside Redevelopment Project were passed by commissioners at Tuesday evening’s city commission meeting, allowing progress to be made to the proposed Mill Street makeover.

    Bryan Kirby, owner of CEDA-WJL Associates, updated commissioners on the progress of the project, which has been on the city’s agenda for several years.

    “This is a true redevelopment of this particular piece of the westside neighborhood,” said Kirby.