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Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Shelby Renee Adams, Jan. 13, daughter of Frances Crawford; Aaron Bradley Bresler, Dec. 26, son of Lesley and Mark Bresler; Gunner Darian Cole, Jan. 27, son of Darryl and Lisa Cole; Sonja Ashlynn Martin, Jan. 24, daughter of Melissa Martin; Keiron Axavier Perez, Jan. 16, son of Nathan Perez and Brittney Robinson.
    Search continues for a missing Lexington pilot whose plane was last seen on radar headed toward Cynthiana three weeks ago. The pilot left the Georgetown Airport enroute to Kansas City, Mo.

  • Allison receives most votes for the Cynthiana Idol title

    Each May for the last five years, hopeful singers in Cynthiana have been competing for the title of Cynthiana Idol.  
    Each year, one singer comes out on top of the grueling five-round competition that is part judges’ scores and part audience vote.  
    The five winners have very unique styles and each have an incredibly supportive fanbase.  
    So on Jan. 19, when all five previous winners brought their best to the stage of the Rohs Opera House for a one-night showdown, downtown Cynthiana was alive with energy and excitement.  

  • Love Letters to star Hendricks

    In what is becoming an annual tradition in downtown Cynthiana, A.R. Gurney’s touching drama, Love Letters, will once again be performed at the Rohs Opera House.  
    On Feb. 8, local couple Jody and Carolyn Hendricks will take the roles of Melissa Gardner and Andrew Ladd in this Pulitzer Prize nominated play.  
    Love Letters centers on just two characters, Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III.

  • Learning to accurately describe insect and disease in plants

    In a time when we all seek advice from experts, it is not only important to know what plants you have, but also to understand the nomenclature of symptoms caused by insect and disease problems.  
    “I’ve got this thing on my wacha-ma-call-it” won’t get you very far with a Google search or in person.  
    We need to know how to describe the “things” that we find on our plant material so a proper diagnosis and treatment can follow.
    There are several different scenarios that can threaten our garden landscape.  

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Jan. 3 – At 1:35 p.m., a juvenile reported that she has been the victim of name calling and threats made by another student at Harrison County Middle School.
    Jan. 6 – At 6:44 a.m., a Walnut Street woman reported that she was being held against her will and that she was being assaulted.
    Jan. 6 – At 9:05 a.m., a juvenile reported that he had three bicycles taken from the porch at his Springdale residence. The bicycles were located and three juvenile complaints are being sought through the Court Designated Worker.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    Jan. 19 – At 11:24 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 36 three miles from town. Jacob Denton was rounding a curve when he hit a ditch causing him to strike a tree before coming to a rest.
    Jan. 20 – At 6:20 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 36 three miles from town. Kelly Brooks was forced into a ditch by another vehicle causing her to hit an earth embankment.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Jan. 22, 2013
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Joseph Palmer, 1983, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; hearing held, no violation found.
    Della Hogg, 1982, sentencing; facilitation robbery-first degree; 5 year sentence probated.
    Hannah Fryman, 1981, pretrial conference; criminal possession forged instrument-second degree; guilty plea entered, 3 year sentence, pre-trial diverted for 5 years.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Jan. 23, 2013
    CIVIL CASES
    Glen Daniel Allen vs. Loretta M. Allen, motion hour; order entered.
    Paula Jeanne Barnett vs. Kenneth Ray Barnett, domestic; testimony taken, findings and decree entered.
    David Bowman vs. Shannon Raye Prather Bowman, motion hour; motion overruled.
    Christopher Custard vs. Sarah Forsythe, motion hour; (motion for temporary custody), re-noticed.
    Flossie Virginia Lambert vs. Donald K. Lambert, motion hour; order entered.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Jan. 14, 2013
    FELONY CASES
    Charles Tucker, 1983, show cause hearing; pay balance today, remand.
    Mark T. Doyle, 1983, preliminary hearing; theft by unlawful taking (farm equipment) (amended), criminal mischief-first degree (amended), guilty plea entered, 240 days, probated, $100 and costs.
    Michael J. Mason, 1983, preliminary hearing; theft by unlawful taking (auto), leaving scene of accident/failure to render aid or assistance, criminal mischief-first degree; probable cause found, bound over to grand jury.

  • Property Transfers

    Kyle Shirley and Megan Shirley to Hager Brewer and Judy D. Brewer, property in Harrison County, $38,500.
    Charles Glenn Doolin and Sylvia Ann Doolin to Phillip A. Doolin, property on Sunrise and Lang Turnpike, $3,000.
    Fannie Mae Federal National Mortgage Association to Steve Fogle and Regina Fogle, property in Harrison County on Nunnelley Road, $86,000.
    Debbie Cordray to Kelli G. Mulberry-Trustee and Debbie Cordray, Lauren E. Cordray and Samantha J. Cordray, property in Cynthiana.