Today's News

  • Candidates for 78th District House of Representatives

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    In contrast to the battle for family court judge, the debate between candidates for state representative was practically a study in the common ground the two men shared on many of the issues the Tea Party raised Tuesday night.

  • Police probe three armed robberies

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Cynthiana Police are investigating a third gas station armed robbery in less than a month.

    The latest victim was Ken’s Exxon at the corner of Church and Bridge streets.

  • Cynthiana Mayor's race

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Two candidates are going head-to-head in the non-partisan race for Cynthiana’s mayor. They came together Tuesday night for the Tea Party’s candidate debate.

  • Race for Family Court Judge in the 18th Circuit

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    There were no friendly post-debate handshakes between the candidates for Family Court Judge Tuesday night. The two left the stage in opposite directions after engaging in the most contentious and hard-fought debate of the evening.

  • Paying Respects

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    As the trees begin to shed their fall coats of red, yellow and orange, the Licking Valley Singers are gearing up for a red, white and blue tribute.

  • Treasured gift returned to owner

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    After nearly a year of wondering and worrying, Darrell T. Tuggle was given back a piece of his history.

    It had been close to 30 years since Tuggle’s first wife, Wanna, gave him a 14-karat gold, seven-diamond, 2.5 carat cluster ring.

  • What do we get out of prayer?

    According to a recent LifeWay Research survey, when God answers prayer, he tends to do it in the South.
    Two times as many Southerners as people in the Northeast who pray say all of their prayers have been answered.
    Hmmm. I live in the South and I’m here to tell you that the survey is hooey, at least if you judge by my “God answers my prayers” track record.

  • I get to go to church!

    I remember as a youngster getting to go to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. What a treat. Grandma would always have something baked up and there would be sweets out on the table. She always greeted me with a big bear hug.

  • Church News 10-23-14

    Claysville Christian Church will host Three Nights of Hope Oct. 27-29 from 6-7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Sammy Harris, lead minister at Leesburg Christian Church. Praise and worship time each night.
    For more information call the church at 859-234-5482.


    On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m., Cynthiana Presbyterian Church will host a potluck supper and entertainment will follow.

  • Community Calendar 10-23-14

    THURSDAY, Oct. 23
    Boo Bunch Boogie Dance Party
    . Thursday, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. for Pre-K through 2nd grade in the basement of the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Pre-register by calling 234-4881. Costumes welcome but not required.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. The book for the month of October is Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver. The meeting will take place at Biancke’s.