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Today's News

  • 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
  • Reunions

    BUENA VISTA
    Buena Vista High School alumni and attendees are invited to attend a reunion on Saturday, May 21 at Biancke’s Restaurant at 6 p.m. for a time to eat and see old friends.
    For more information call 234-4959.

    MYNEAR
    The Mynear family reunion will be held at the Hunter shelter at Blue Licks State Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 4.
    There will be a potluck noon meal. Make a special effort to come this year and meet cousins from California and Oklahoma.

    ODDVILLE ALUMNI

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: John Clark Best, May 7, son of Gracie and David Best; Sabrina Gail Davis, April 30, daughter of Stacey Davis; Tia Renee Townsend,  May 1, daughter of Matt and Angela Townsend; Garrett James Ryan Tumey, May 2, son of James and Opal Tumey.
    Gov. Paul Patton was the guest speaker of the Maysville Community College/Licking Valley Center’s ground breaking ceremony. Construction to begin on the new $2.6 million facility and should be completed by June 2002.

  • Birth

    Lucas Allen Carr was born to Jason and Tabitha Carr of Cynthiana on March 15, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 12 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Joanna Philpot of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are James Philpot of Cynthiana, Georgia Moore of London, Ky., the late Lillian Emery, and Vivian Philpot and Henry Moore.
    Paternal grandparents are Allen and Debbie Carr; paternal great-grandparents are David and Patricia Biddle, all of Lexington, and the late Tinnie and Barbara Carr.

  • Food Pantry donation