Today's News

  • McGuires to be honored on golden anniversary

    Robert F. (Bob) and Gertrude Mynear (Trudy) McGuire will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 16, 2012, in the fellowship hall, the Sidney Haviland Room, of the Cynthiana First United Methodist Church from 2-4:30 p.m.  All friends and family are invited to attend.
    Bob and Trudy were married June 16, 1962, in the Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Greeneville, Tenn. The Rev. Dr. Olin Troy and the Rev. John Speer officiated.
    No gifts please.

  • Loghan Lou-Ruth Whitaker

    Loghan Lou-Ruth Whitaker was born to Zack Whitaker and Casey Lou Ecklar of Cynthiana, Ky. on May 9, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 6 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Sandy Ecklar of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Bobby and Jean Holland and Rex Ecklar and Carlene Ecklar.
    Paternal grandparents are Darrell and Melody Whitaker of Berry, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are the late Raymond Whitaker and Ruth Whitaker and James “Shorty” Gaunce and the late Beverly Gaunce.

  • Cole Riley Swearingen

    Cole Riley Swearingen was born to Clint and Rebecca Swearingan of Cynthiana on April 23, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 lbs. 7 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Stanley and Donna Edelman Jr. of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Rita Callery and the late William Callery and the late Stanley and Emma Edelman.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeffrey and Tena Swearingen of Lufkin, Texas; paternal great-grandparents are Bill Swearingen and the late Elenor Swearingen and the late Melvin and Mary Jo Johnson.

  • EZ-Pack to close early ‘13

    New details from EZ-Pack puts a definite time table for the closing of the Cynthiana plant.
    EZ-Pack spokesman Tom Kennedy, said in a telephone interview Tuesday that EZ-Pack will no longer operate as a separate entity.
    “Due to the purchasing of certain areas of EZ-Pack production by Navistar, the plant will continue to operate until the early months of 2013 and then will close,” said Kennedy.
    Kennedy said the production of the integrated garbage truck will be transferred to a plant in Alabama and will be overseen by Navistar.

  • Riley Allen Crump

    Riley Allen Crump was born to Whitney Morris and Timmy Crump of Cynthiana, Ky. on May 16, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 3 lbs. 11 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Tammy and Wayne Simpson and Brad Morris of Cynthiana, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Margie and Randall Vaughn and the late William Debruler of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are April and Donnie Crump of Cynthiana, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Cathy Warmouth and the late Robert Fletcher Jr. and the late Mary and Charles Crump.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Miranda Paige Barnes, May 20, daughter of Andy and Dawn Barnes; Alexis Nicole Magee, April 19, daughter of Allan and Bridget Magee; Mary Hollis Partin, May 15, daughter of Rayburn and Melissa Partin; John Thomas Wiglesworth, May 21, son of B.J. and Tonya Wiglesworth; Macy Brooke Yearsley, May 13, daughter of Brad and Andrea Yearsley.

  • CHS Class of 1957
  • ‘Mr C’ honored as Teacher Who Made a Difference

    He’s touched the lives of hundreds of students, and though several years retired, he’s still teaching and still touching lives.
    Bill Caywood, former Harrison County High School teacher and speech and drama coach, was recently honored at the University of Kentucky 2012 Teachers Who Made a Difference ceremony.
    His nomination for the honor was made by one of Caywood’s former students, Jenny Lynn Varner Hatter, who also starred in Caywood’s recent production of Lost in Yonkers at Rohs Opera House.

  • Reunions

    Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the closing of the Cynthiana High School on June 16 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at The Prizing House.
    Purchase tickets at Biancke’s Restaurant, Ewalt’s Jewelers, Chase Jewelers, Farmers Bank (Southside location), Cynthiana Museum or you may call Elaine Blackburn at 234-5689. Tickets are $17.50 each until June 8, $20 after June 8.


  • Five generations