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Today's News

  • Ammerman-Ross plan March wedding

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Michael Ammerman of Cynthiana, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Clay Ammerman, to Dustin Tyler Hunt Ross, son of Bridgette Anne Oliver.
    Ammerman is a graduate of Georgetown College and is an office assistant at Farmer’s Tobacco Company in Cynthiana.
    Ross is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, and is employed at Combined Physicians Lab in Cynthiana as a laboratory scientist. He is the grandson of Brenda Anne Hunt and the late William Conway Hunt.

  • Chesnut children laid to rest

    By Becky Barnes, Editor, and
    Jamie Baker-Nantz, LCNI News Service
    Two little girls lying in a single casket holding hands is an image Ron Livingood will never forget.
    Livingood, superintendent of Grant County Schools, along with other administrative staff and nearly all of the teachers at Grant County Middle School, traveled to Winchester Monday for the funeral of Rachel and Jacqueline Chesnut, children of Shelly and Terry Chesnut.
    Shelly Chesnut has been a sixth grade science teacher for the last eight years at GCMS.

  • 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.