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Today's News

  • Certification
  • Honor Roll

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    The St. Edward Catholic School Honor Roll for the fourth quarter includes:
    First Grade
    Courtney Collins, Sydney Furnish, Andrew Harpe, Rachel Rion.
    First Grade - A/B
    Samuel Finch and Jacob LaFleur.

    Second Grade
    Ian Boland and Morgan Cooper.
    Second Grade - A/B
    Nicholas Barry and Victoria Gasser

    Third Grade
    Lucy Barry and Eli Hargett.
    Third Grade - A/B
    Maria Furnish, Bailey Lawrence, Payton Walker.

    Fourth Grade

  • Church briefs

    ROBINSON CHRISTIAN
    Remember the Food Pantry item for May is Macaroni and Cheese.  Bring your donations to church to help those in need.
    The Guatemala Mission trip is still in need of scrap metal to help with the cost of the trip. If you have donations, call Benny Northcutt.
    We are emphasizing the Relay for Life project. Willie Riggle has had a football donated which is signed by the Notre Dame football coach and his wife who is a breast cancer survivor. Tickets are $1 each. See Riggle to purchase tickets.

  • County committee nominations open June 15

    Farmers,  ranchers and other agricultural producers have until Aug. 1 to nominate eligible candidates to serve on local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees.
    “County committees play a vital role in the administration of federal farm programs and the positive effect they have on rural communities,” said John McCauley, State Executive Director of the USDA’s Farm Service Agency.

  • USDA extends deadlines for 2010 ACRE certification

    Kentucky USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director SED John McCauley announces that the 2010 Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) production certification deadline has been extended to Sept. 1, 2011.
    Note: The dealine has not been extended for agricultural producers to participate in FSA’s Direct and Counter Cyclical Program or the Average Crop Revenue Election Program during the 2011 crop year. Applications must be submitted by June 1 to be eligible for the 2011 program.

  • Elderly target of air conditioning scam

    A scam against the elderly has been reported as close as Nicholas County and is targeting the elderly.
    According to information from the Kentucky State Police, two white men are going to residences of senior citizens offering estimates for a new heating and air conditioning unit.
    Once inside the home, one of the men distracts the resident while the other man makes a ruse of taking measurements. While pretending to take the measurements, that man has been taking jewelry and other valuable items.

  • Miss Harrison County Fair injured in Monday wreck

    Harrison County’s Miss Teen America and Miss Harrison County Fair was injured in a Monday afternoon car accident in the high school parking lot.
    Katie Himes, 17, was pulling from the parking lot onto the access road behind the old football stadium and apparently pulled into the path of a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Louis Collard, 41, according to the Cynthiana Police report.
    Ptl. Joe Warden said Himes was leaving school and Collard was traveling away from Webster Avenue on his way to pick up his children when the accident occurred.

  • Ziegler-Northcutt wed in Jamaica

    KC Ziegler of Roswell, Ga., daughter of Bill and Brenda Ziegler of Wake Forest, N.C., and Josh Northcutt of Roswell, Ga., son of Lynn Northcutt and Gina Northcutt of Cynthiana, Ky., exchanged vows on April 23, 2011 at Montego Bay, Jamaica officiated by Minister Kingston Payne.
    Kathern Coy of Cynthiana was the flower girl. Ringbearer was Christopher Coy of Cynthiana and Jakson Overton of Spiro, Okla.
    Groomsman was Parker Allen, Lexington, Ky., friend of the couple.
    Ziegler graduated 2006, UNC BSBA.
    Northcutt graduated 2004, Vanderbilt Engineering.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Aug. 3, 1939, Advertisement of L&N R.R. -- “Excursion to Natural Bridge State Park, Sunday, Aug. 6, $1.35 round trip, children of five and under 12, 70 cents. Includes admission to state park. Train will leave Cynthiana at 9 a.m. Returning, leave Natural Bridge at 4:15 p.m.” (Sounds like an interesting trip. What did travelers wear? What did they do for food? Bathroom facilities? Any air conditioning?)

  • DAR essay winner