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Today's News

  • Southside Elementary Science Geeks (Science STLP)
  • Spruce Drive man shoots to break up fight

    The stillness of the early morning hours was shattered by shots ringing out on Spruce Drive on Thursday, June 9.
    Cynthiana Police arrested John Mallory, 51, of 170 Spruce Drive, about 1:30 a.m. after receiving a call for a fight in progress involving a weapon that had been fired multiple times.
    Ptls. Michael Lyons and Michael Kiskaden arrived at the Spruce Drive location just after 1 a.m. and were told that Mallory had fired two shots into the air.

  • The Bill Edwards Scholarship Award
  • Jewelry heist still being investigated

    A criminal complaint is being sought against a woman who police consider “a person of interest” in the theft of jewelry from the home of Dr. and Mrs. Don Stephens.
    Police were contacted June 4 about 3:30 p.m. by Sonia Stephens regarding the theft of her jewelry, which included her wedding band.
    Cynthiana Police Cpl. Walter Tapp said he was able to recover two rings from the Old Time Pawn Shop on Pike Street, which is where the suspect told police she took the jewelry.
    However, other pieces of Stephens’ collection have not been located.

  • Conservation District Art Award
  • Presidential Academic Award
  • Scholarships awarded at annual Blue Grass Energy meeting

    Blue Grass Energy members were welcomed to the Keeneland Entertainment Center in Lexington with blue skies and warm temperatures for the cooperative’s annual membership meeting on June 2. Nearly 650 members and their families – more than 1,300 people – gathered for food, entertainment, exhibits and a business meeting.
    Just before the business meeting began, the West Jessamine High School choir performed the National Anthem and Boy Scout Troop 37 from Lawrenceburg presented the Unites States of America and Kentucky state flags.

  • Shelter Insurance welcomes new agent

    Shelter Insurance welcomes Noel Riddell as a life, health, property and casualty agent. He is affiliated with Yeiser Insurance Agency, Inc., 111 E. Pike St., Cynthiana, Ky.
    Riddell can be reached for all your personal or business insurance needs at 234 9675 or 588 8112.

  • Youth leagues beginning to wrap up regular season

    As the “old lefthander” Joe Nuxhall would say the youth league season at River Road Park is rounding third and heading for home.  
    According to the season records posted on the web site all of the Little League teams have played at least 10 games of the season as it winds down to its grand finale.  
    The Kiwanis Club leads the Little League with an outstanding 10-1 record with some tough games remaining with the other top contenders, the Lions (11-3) and the Reds (10-3).  

  • Get to know your beneficial insects

    Before you squish consider the next generation of beneficial insects that you may be eliminating from your garden.  
    We have come to look at all insects as bad, which is far from the truth. We delight over butterflies, but likely kill many while in the caterpillar stage; we love lady beetles, but the nymph stage looks a little scary; and we swat and spray every fly, wasp and bee in ear-shot.
    One of the challenges we face when it comes to beneficial insects is that we have a hard time distinguishing between the good guys and the true pests.