Today's News

  • Summer blooming trees and fall planting

    Ample rainfall and the current mild temperatures means we can get some fall planting done sooner than later.  
    Sure, we plant trees all year round as long as we can get the shovel in the ground, but normally planting this time results in a little stress due to high heat and lots of water hauling.  
    You know me better than to recommend trees that everybody already has in every neighborhood across our hometowns. How about some new trees in the landscape that bloom in summer.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Katylynn Mishelle Fredricks, July 14, daughter of Terry and Jessica Fredricks.
    Golden Heating and Air is out of business and referring all their customers to Central Heating and Air, Inc.
    Gas prices becoming a concern for the Harrison school budget. The school district paid about $40,000 more last school year than the year before for gas. They estimate expenditures of $140,000 for the 2004-05 school year.

  • USDA adds more eligible commodities for Farm Storage Facility Loans

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini announces that the Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) program, which provides low-interest financing to producers to build or upgrade storage facilities, will now include dairy, flowers and meats as eligible commodities.
    “For 15 years, this program has provided affordable financing, allowing American farmers and ranchers to construct or expand storage on the farm,” said Dolcini.

  • P.A.P. (Pick-A-Project)
  • School Menus

    AUG. 24-28
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini Eggo waffles or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Nutrigran bar with yogurt or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Sunrise flatbread or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Aug. 10, 2015
    Estate of Billie Joyce Cook, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    United Auto Credit Corporation vs. Westley Neil Childress, motion hour; default judgment.
    Howard Fryman Jr. vs. Malinda J. Fryman, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    JH Portfolio Debt Equities, LLC vs. Robert Perkins, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Aug. 6 -- Martha A. Faulkner, 35, was arrested at 110 E. Penn St. and charged with first-degree trafficking in controlled substance, less than two grams of heroin.
    Aug. 6 -- Belve M. Hall, 58, was arrested at 108 Stone Ave., and charged with fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury and menacing.
    Aug. 7 -- Brian K. Evans, 42, was arrested on a warrant for violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO. He was also charged with alcohol intoxication and second-degree disorderly conduct.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Aug. 7 -- At 6:35 p.m. a non-injury accident occurred on U.S. 27 4.3 miles north of Cynthiana. Richard C. Swearingen was driving north on 27 when he tried to pass another vehicle, lost control of his truck, skid across both lanes of traffic and left the roadway and struck a fence. Swearingen then allegedly left the scene, and was pulled over and arrested on several charges.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. *City on Seine
    6. Sun Tzu’s “The ____ of War”
    9. Sign of a saint
    13. Rome’s Colosseum, e.g.
    14. African migrator
    15. Analyze
    16. Religious devotion
    17. Pillbox or tricorne, e.g.
    18. Trojan War military action
    19. *It has largest number of independent nations
    21. *World’s largest Non-Polar desert
    23. Beatle bride
    24. Clinton or Gates
    25. ____ along to a song
    28. Movie “____ Girl”
    30. Fish food unit