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Today's News

  • Public library teen leadership group brings characters to life in Summer Reading Program

    A new leadership program at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library has teenagers turning fictional literature and book characters, such as Batman and Doctor Who, into life using the Summer Reading Program.
    Leadership in Training (LIT) is a program led by Cindy Franklin, the youth services librarian,  that groups teenagers from sixth to 12th grade, with a total of 18 students planning events throughout the year. Franklin said she had 80 applicants originally when she was trying to make the LIT program a reality.

  • FFA News
  • Academic briefs

    HICKS
    Annastasia Hicks has been named to the Dean’s List for the winter/spring terms at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.
    Hicks is the daughter of John and Tamera Hicks of Cynthiana and is a graduate of Harrison County High School.

    MCTC
    Maysville Community and Technical College releases the Dean’s and President’s Honors List for full and part-time students for the Spring 2014 semester.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    June 30 -- At 2:35 p.m., Conrad B. Fritz, 108 Bradford Drive, reported that he and guests were outside on the deck drinking and Leonard Mineer walked over and punched him in the face. This allegedly occurred on June 28. Fritz said he was afraid to report it to the police for fear of being attacked again.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    July 6 -- At 9:26 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on KY 32 W within the city limits. Karlee Cooper of KY 32 hit a deer.
    July 6 -- At 9:32 p.m., a car on KY 392 three miles from town caught fire and burnt the entire inside of the vehicle. Robert Hudgins of Salem Pike reported that his car had died on the roadway. Attempting to re-start the car, he saw smoke coming from the dash area. He evacuated the car as it caught fire.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 7, 2014
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Virginia L. Ashba, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Martha Nell Stanford, motion hour; (motion to withdraw), motion sustained.
    Estate of Clyde Chester Turner, other hearing; order entered.
    Estate of John T. Troxell, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Robert L. Stroub, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES

  • Property Transfers

    Kiana Patrice Walker to Robert Walker, property on West Penn Street.
    Quit Claim Deed: American Homeowner Preservation Fund, LP to U.S. Bank Trust National Association, property at Lot 22, Block C (134 N. Elmarch Ave.), $10.
    Vicky Casey Ritchie to Joseph Adam Yazell and Jennifer Smiley Yazell, property on Berry-Renaker Road, $50,000.
    Shawn Ritchey and Elizabeth Ritchey and Scott Herrington and Marlene Herrington to Kevin Spaulding and Karla A. Spaulding, property on Ky. 1032 (Needmore-Colmansville Road), $120,000.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Food contaminant
    6. Convex and used for cooking
    9. To be obedient
    13. Italy’s renowned actress
    14. “Fat chance!”
    15. Wear away
    16. Mineral made of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium, pl.
    17. It opposed British rule
    18. What library does
    19. *Bird of prey
    21. *Indonesian dragon
    23. Perfect score?
    24. Calf-length skirt
    25. Band aid
    28. Bread pocket
    30. *Scorpion’s domain
    35. Amount of work