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Today's News

  • Pergrams to celebrate anniversary March 10

    Carl and Judy Soard Pergram will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 10. They were married March 10, 1962 at Pilgrim Holiness Church in Paris, Ky. by Pastor G. W. King.
    They have three sons and two grandsons, Boston and Dalton.

  • Root to host March Preceptor Omega Chapter meeting

    Preceptor Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held the Feb. 6 meeting at the home of Charlene Dawson. Patsy Barnett, president, called the meeting to order.
    Bonnie Teater presented the program on the traditions of Valentines. She gave a history of customs of Valentines in other countries and shared the fact that the theme of Love, Love, Love should be kept in the heart constantly. All members participated in a Valentine quiz and shared Valentine stories.

  • DAR to meet March 10

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Community Room on Feb. 11.
    Regent Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and members.
    The “DAR Ritual,” “Pledge of Allegiance,” and the “American’s Creed” were recited, followed by singing the “Star Spangled Banner.”
    Rawlings read the President General’s message and Jayne Newman read the National Defense message. Rawlings read the Conservation Minute.

  • AnnaBelle Charlotte Lutes

    AnnaBelle Charlotte Lutes was born to Mitzi and Kevin Lutes of Georgetown, Ky. on Jan. 13, 2012 at Woman’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East. She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Howard and Charlotte Fallis of Salvisa, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Sonny and Anna Belle Fallis.
    Paternal grandparents are Mitchel and Phyllis Lutes of Cynthiana, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Henry and Edea Lutes and JW and Geraldine Cannon.

  • Not guilty, says woman charged with shooting her husband

    Christy Nickerson said she heard no arguing from her neighbors on Saturday night, but she did hear a gunshot.
    Nickerson’s neighbor, Kerrie Florence Alvarez, 39, is charged with shooting her husband, Javier Alvarez, in the scrotum during an argument at their Newsome Avenue home about 11:15 p.m. Saturday.
    Nickerson said she heard police sirens and saw the flashing lights and stepped to the door to see what was happening.
    Police arrived and started toward the Alvarez residence.

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  • Cruelty charges sought, dogs seized

    Harrison County Animal Control officers and sheriff’s deputies continue to check on the welfare of three horses on Stringtown Webber Road in northwestern Harrison County.
    According to Deputy Robert Peak, a Harrison County woman will face seven counts of second degree animal cruelty charges.
    Peak said an animal complaint was made on Sunday, Feb. 19, by a cattle farmer on Stringtown Webber Road, where a calf was killed by a pack of dogs.

  • Cynthiana man accused of sending sexually explicit text messages to teen

    A Harrison County man has been charged with prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor/sex offense.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, Keith Grob, 39, was arrested on Feb. 6, and accused of sending unlawful text messages to a minor.
    Grob was charged for allegedly trying to get a 16-year-old girl to engage in illegal sexual activity.
    According to Peak, the inappropriate contact allegedly began around April 2011 and ended sometime in August.

  • Woman flees courthouse after judge announces 5-year jail sentence

    A Harrison County woman will have second degree escape added to her list of charges after she ran from the Justice Center Tuesday.
    A call was made to dispatch at 10:31 a.m., Feb. 21, in reference to a woman who had fled out of the Justice Center following her sentencing in Harrison County Circuit Court.
    According to Robert Peak of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Tara Fryman, 29, was sentenced to five years for charges stemming from a robbery and possession of forged instruments, when she decided to run from the court house.

  • Annual Chamber awards banquet is Friday at Extension Office

    The 42nd Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet will be held this Friday, Feb. 24.
    The banquet will be held at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    Tickets for the event are $25 per person and can still be purchased at the Chamber office located at 201 S Main St., or reserved in advanced and purchased at the door the night of the event.
    The night will begin with a 6 p.m. social hour with crackers, cheese and fruit, followed with dinner at 7 p.m., where pork loin and grilled chicken, catered by Layne  Tussey, will be served.