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Today's News

  • HONORED HEROES

    It was a well-deserved honor said local National Guardsman Jack True of the national honor bestowed on his unit last week.
    The 201st Engineer Battalion comprised of units from Cynthiana, Ashland, Olive Hill and Prestonsburg, were awarded the Valorous Unit Award Dec. 22, during halftime of the Kentucky vs. Loyolla basketball game.
    In March 2008, the 201st Engineer Battalion was sent to eastern Afghanistan to conduct route reconnaissance and area clearance operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, April 12, 1917 - “Snowy Easter Sunday (April 8) Easter Sunday opened with a cold rain which turned to snow before noon and continued until early evening. That night the ground froze, and on Monday the pavements were slick with a thin coating of ice. All thought of Easter finery went by the board and the few people who ventured out went about in winter garments, shivering and miserable.”

  • Marriage Licenses

    Brittany Nicole McCarter, 18, and Christian Payne Arnold, 19, married Nov. 12, 2011.
    Tiffney Nicole Martin, 28, and William Allen Jett, 41, married Nov. 19, 2011.
    Diane Lynn Sims, 44, and Jeffrey Allen Sanders, 43, married Nov. 12, 2011.
    Dee Anne White, 33, and Michael Brandon Abrams, 31, married Nov. 19, 2011.
    Heather Marie Shepherd, 21, and Andrew Peter Haynes, 51, married Nov. 19, 2011.
    Katelyn Nicole Soard, 18, and James Lee Friend, 21, married Nov. 21, 2011.

  • Jury trials set for January, February

    Several jury trials are scheduled to take place in Harrison Circuit Court over the next two months.
    Fifteen trials are on the docket for Jan. 11. However, plea agreements may be reached in some of them before their scheduled trial dates.
    Larry R. Nolen Jr. was charged with first degree attempted arson and third degree criminal mischief after he allegedly threw a Molotov cocktail into a home on West Pleasant Street on June 21.
    According to the September indictment, Nolen allegedly lit the wick, but the bomb failed to ignite on impact.

  • New Drivers

    Johnna Marshall, Katie Vickers, Morgynn McDaniel, Martin Dylan Edward, Tyler Green, Joshua R.J. Boggs, Kendra Leigh Arkenau, Logan Duncan, Carlee Cooper, John Michael McCauley.

  • Time Warner Cable increases coming, says mayor

    Cynthiana Mayor Steve Moses said he has no control over the coming rate increases being levied by Time Warner Cable Company.
    Moses announced at Tuesday’s Cynthiana City Commission meeting that Time Warner letters will be going out after the first of the year divulging increases in basic and standard packages.
    He said the basic cable rate will increase from $17.65 per month to $18.95. The standard package will raise from $51.30 to $55.04.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Bullard appoints new president, CEO

    The Board of Directors of E.D. Bullard Company has appointed Eric D. Pasch as president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2012.
    Pasch joined Bullard in 1999 as director of finance and was quickly promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer, positions he held until last year.
    In January 2011, Pasch was promoted to president and chief operating officer.
    Pasch succeeds Richard C. Miller who joined Bullard in 1985. Miller has served as the company’s president and CEO since December 1998.

  • Reflecting on a new year in the garden and on the farm

    Hope you don’t mind that I take this opportunity to reflect a little.  
    Another year is gone, I remember my elders marveling over this and how quickly time goes by and I get it now.  
    I have learned some this year, but I don’t necessarily feel smarter; I have aged some, but don’t necessarily feel older; and I have made new friends that have taught me that there is always potential which has made me excited about the rest of my life.

  • Jobless rates down in 114 counties

    Unemployment rates fell in 114 Kentucky counties between November 2010 and November 2011, while six county rates increased, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 6.3 percent. It was followed by Ohio County, 6.6 percent; Fayette County, 6.7 percent; Caldwell and Daviess counties, 7 percent each; Oldham and Warren counties, 7.1 percent each; and Calloway, Franklin, Hopkins and Madison counties, 7.2 percent each.