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Today's News

  • Talbott robbery charge dismissed

    A first degree robbery charge against 21-year-old Julius Talbott was dismissed in Harrison Circuit Court on Sept. 20. Talbott entered a guilty plea to fourth degree assault and was sentenced to 240 days in the county jail with credit for 174 days served. He was also fined $155 in court costs.
    Talbott was indicted June 7 after a March 30 incident.
    Talbott is a 2008 graduate of Harrison County High School and a stand-out athlete during his high school years.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Correction

    An article that appeared in the Sept. 22 Cynthiana Democrat regarding an expansion at Maysville Community and Technical College’s Licking Valley Campus contained some incorrect information.
    It was the Maysville Community and Technical College administration’s decision to build the new Allied Health building that is now under construction.
    Enrollment for the nursing program at LVC will be offered every year.
    Also, a change in the estimated time of completion of the Allied Health building has been moved to mid-summer of 2012.

  • Apple Lane bridge closer to being replaced

    County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett announced to the fiscal court during its Sept. 27 meeting that the bridge located on Apple Lane may finally be replaced.
    “We may have the opportunity to replace the bridge located on Apple Lane with about 50 percent of the cost being covered by grant money,” said Barnett. “There is a lot of water that goes over that bridge and we need to make it safer for the school bus and those who live in that area.”
    The estimated cost of replacing the bridge is around $150,000 and will be 16 feet wide and 120 feet long.

  • LVC’s Literati and our community

    By Ashley O’Brien, Guest writer
    High on a hill, above the Licking River* is a college truly making a wonderful name for itself.  I am a student at Maysville Community & Technical College’s Licking Valley Campus and am in my second semester. This semester, I wanted to get more involved with school.  
    I am the accompanist for the Campus Choir, which is directed by Bill Webber, but that wasn’t enough for me. I woke up one morning on fire for school. I started making plans of how I could do more, be involved, and make a difference.

  • Photo weekend planned at Blue Licks on Oct. 14-15

    Photographers who want to learn more about outdoor and nature photography should make plans to visit Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park Oct. 14-15, 2011.
    Tom Patrick of Georgetown, Ohio, will serve as the instructor for this weekend of fall photography. The weekend will start Friday at 6 p.m. with a discussion on techniques and equipment. Participants will spend Saturday taking photos around the Licking River and the park, for critiques and discussion later in the day.

  • New Women’s Club officers announced

    The Harrison County Women’s Club held their meeting Sept. 9 at the Cynthiana Country Club. Bonnie Teater, president, presided and welcomed everyone. She also introduced the officers for the next two years.
    New members Kay McCauley, Nancy Duncan, Ann Wells, Shelia Jamison and Marjorie Taylor, were welcomed, along with guests Catherine Lake, Sue Lake and Tammy Schweitzer.
    Spiritual Values and the blessing was given by Zenona McCauley.
    Anna Ruth McLoney introduced Lucy Marsh. Marsh presented the music program by playing the piano.

  • Scarlett Rose Watts

    Scarlett Rose Watts was born to Chris Watts and Ashton Moore of Cynthiana on May 29, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 lbs. 10 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Todd and Angie Moore of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandmother is Geneva French.
    Paternal grandparents are James and Janice Watts of Cynthiana.

  • Kaylin Destanie Marie Hively

    Kaylin Destanie Marie Hively was born to Kayla and Travis Hively of Cynthiana on Sept. 9, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 lbs. 7 oz., and is welcomed by her sister Lyrik Nevaiah, and brother Kaiden Daniel.
    Maternal grandparents are Debbie Callahan and Doug Stanfield of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are the late Iana and Bill Callahan, Nina Stanfield of Cynthiana and the late Clyde Stanfield.

  • Hall hosts Preceptor Omega Chapter’s Beginning Day luncheon meeting

    Preceptor Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held the Sept. 6 meeting at the home of Ann Hall. Patsy Barnett, president, called the meeting to order and thanked the Social Committee for planning the Beginning Day luncheon at Malone’s followed by viewing the movie ‘The Help.’ This event occurred on Aug. 13.
    Social chairman Pat Terhune shared plans for an outing to Keeneland in October. Linda Root announced the Omega will be assisting with Elk’s Bingo on Oct. 17. This is the main source of the Judy Mitchell Letcher Scholarship for a senior girl.