Today's News

  • Williamses to celebrate anniversary

    L. T. and Sue Williams will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 30.
    The couple were married on June 30, 1961 in Kelat, Ky. by J. Baldwin Stilz of Benson Methodist Church.

  • Kauffmans honored with dinner party

    William Joseph and Linda Sellers Kauffman of Huntsville, Ala., celebrated their 50th anniversary on March 12 at Grandmother’s House Restaurant. Their children hosted the gathering.
    The couple were married March 12, 1961 in Greenfield, Ohio. They have two sons, Billy (Leah) of Huntsville and Doug (Julie) of Hoover, Ala., and four grandchildren. Many out-of-state relatives attended the dinner party.

  • Duncan finalist in scholarship program

    Hannah Malee Duncan, daughter of Gary and Teresa Duncan of Cynthiana, has been selected as a finalist in the Pre-Teen Kentucky Scholarship and Recognition Program to be held July 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency in Lexington.

  • Dawson Robert Purvis

    Dawson Robert Purvis was born to James Purvis and Rhonda Yarnell of Cynthiana on May 23, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Devan Justice.
    Maternal grandparents are David and Sherry Chapman of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Danny and Sharon Purvis of Carlisle, Ky.

  • Isaac Stanley Aulick

    Isaac Stanley Aulick was born to Bradley and Lesley Aulick of Louisville, Ky. on March 25, 2011 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Silas Howard.
    Grandparents are Terry and Sue Allgood of Custer and Larry and Kathy Aulick of Cynthiana.
    Great-grandparents are Wade and Norma Chappell of Irvington and the late Donald Breeden, Alma Allgood of Custer and the late Howard Allgood, the late Oral and Alta Aulick of Cynthiana and the late Harvey and Ruie Cummins of Falmouth.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Evelyn Rose Tomlin, Jan. 24, daughter of Melissa Rose Tomlin-Stephens; Kathryn Ann Barton, June 4, daughter of Ricky and Cindy Barton; Amber Mae Blanton, June 5, daughter of Misty Mae Earley and Ronnie Lee Blanton; Trevor Samuel Eden, May 29, son of Brad and Miriah Eden; Faith Ann Hill, June 1, daughter of Christopher L. Hill and Dana C. Gilvin; Preston Connor Roark, June 11, son of Lesley Fugate and Jimmy Roark; Katherine ‘Katie’ Grace Tumey, May 31, daughter of Jessica and David Tumey II.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Nov. 11, 1910 -- “For Sale -- The ‘Best’ Meal. Enterprise Corn Mill, Kelat, Ky.”

  • Reunions

    The Barnes family reunion, descendants of M.R. and Nancy Scott Barnes, will be held from noon to ? on June 25 at Unity Christian Church in the new shelter. A potluck meal will be served.
    All friends and relatives are invited.

    The family reunion of Warren Kirtley Sheldon and friends will be held Saturday, June 25, at the Unity Christian Church Fellowship Hall.
    A noon potluck meal will be served. All plates, flatware, etc. will be provided.


    Kentucky State Police have opened an arson investigation after three homes were set on fire last weekend.
    Saturday, June 18, a call was made to dispatch around 6:25 p.m. for a possible fire at 227 Pike St.
    Firefighters rushed to the scene on West Pike and extinguished the fire before it spread to any other houses.
    The owner of the building, Richard Hutchison, had recently renovated the home and was in the process of renting the house to a potential tenant.

  • Two cut with butcher knife in family fight

    Police are searching for a man whom they believe cut his brother and woman at her Shawnee Drive home.
    About 2:10 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, Cynthiana Police were called to Shabrea Commodore’s townhouse apartment on Shawnee Drive, which is located in public housing just off Riggs Avenue.
    Commodore had been cut with a large butcher knife on her left arm.
    According to Cpl. Walter Tapp, alcohol was the major contributing factor to the domestic disturbance.