Today's News

  • Cynthiana DAR to meet Feb. 11

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karol Pinney on Dec. 10.
    Regent Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and members. Wilma Bonar introduced three potential members, Gail Kesterson, Marilyn Elfers, and Carol Carroll from Cincinnati.
    The DAR Ritual, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the American’s Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    In lieu of the National Defense message, members related stories about their relative’s experience in the armed services of our country.

  • Cooler months means rethinking alcohol choices

    As summer ends and the impending cooler months arrive, so does the season to consume alcohol. If we are aware of the seasonal influences then our consumption can be less risky. We are fond of football, fall festivals, and parades. Picking pumpkins, having hayrides, or watching football should remain family fun activities. The planners of these events should take care to assure that when alcohol is allowed, there are policies in place to prevent underage drinking and adult over consumption.

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  • Webb trial will be moved

    Despite the prayers and hopes of the Bryia Runiewicz family, the man accused of her murder will not stand trial until 2012.
    The month of December is here and the highly anticipated trial of alleged murderer Bass Webb has been put on hold due to what is being referred to as media overexposure.
    On Monday, Dec. 12, Circuit Court Judge Jay Delaney ruled that a change of venue would be required based on the remaining jury panel.

  • Museum Musings

    * The Log Cabin, Friday, Jan. 16, 1942 - “The New Rohs Opera House, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 16 and 17 - Two Big Features - Laurel and Hardy in ‘Great Guns’ plus ‘Down in San Diego’ starring Bonita Granville.”
    * The Log Cabin, Friday, Jan. 16, 1942 - “Rohs Theatre, Saturday, Jan. 17 - Tim Holt in ‘Ridin’ The Wind’ - Comic - News Event.”

  • Tobacco company owners to be sentenced Feb. 8

    After their June 2010 guilty pleas in a Mississippi federal court and the forfeiture of $8 million to the United States, owners of Farmers Tobacco Company in Cynthiana will find out their sentences on Feb. 8.
    Mike Ammerman of Cynthiana and Robert Ammerman of Falmouth waived indictment for trafficking in contraband cigarettes in June 2010.
    The Ammermans admitted to charges that they knowingly and intentionally made and caused to be made false statements as to information required to be kept by regulation.

  • Bullard employees help with food drive

    Employees of Bullard participated in a holiday fund raiser collecting money and non-perishable food items to be donated to the Harrison County Food Pantry. Pictured is Eric Pasch, Bullard President and CEO, along with Harrison County Food Pantry Coordinator Margaret Watson. Pasch presented Watson with 370 non-perishable food items and $1440 in monetary donations.

  • Kearns files re-election bid for clerk’s post

    Kathy Kearns has announced her bid for re-election to the office of Harrison County Circuit Court Clerk.
    Kearns, a 1980 graduate of Harrison County High School, is the daughter of Fan Rees and the late John William Kearns, who served as circuit court clerk in Harrison County for several years.
    Kearns went to work as a deputy clerk in 1982 while her father was clerk. Upon his retirement in 1993, Kearns continued as a deputy clerk with Wanda Marsh through her retirement in 2008.

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  • Holiday Grinch breaks into U.S. 27 North home, steals and unwraps presents

    A U.S. 27 North family found themselves re-wrapping Christmas after an apparent Grinch invaded their home.
    A call to dispatch was made around 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 19, for a break-in at 2843 US 27 North.
    Harrison County Deputies Nathan Gasser and Tuan Kreer responded to the call where it is believed several people broke into the home and trashed the residence in search of valuables.