The Cynthiana City Commission’s decision to not pass a 4 percent tax increase elicited applause from the small audience on Tuesday evening.
The increase, if it had been approved, would have generated 4 percent more than last year’s taxes.
Commissioner Billy Grayson made the motion to accept the compensating tax rate plus 4 percent. Although the motion was seconded by Mayor Steve Moses, those were the only supporting votes.
By Jeneen Wiche, Columnist
Whenever brown patches or dead spots appear in the lawn we are quick to suspect a grub infestation. This is not always the case though, in fact, contemporary lawn care routines may be more to blame than you realize.
Some lawn care habits encourage disease and/or make your lawn more desirable to Japanese beetles and masked chafer beetles, both of which deposit the eggs that grow into grubs.
The most common disease for lawns around here is brown patch (which is sometimes blamed on grubs).
HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
presiding Sept. 1, 2011
Linda Sue Harwood vs. Daren Wilson’s Auto Repair, court trial; motion to continue denied.
Christopher G. Combs, 1984, preliminary hearing; 2 counts wanton endangerment-first degree; probable cause found, bound over to grand jury.
The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
Sept. 8 – At 8:45 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62. Victoria Martin was traveling on US 62 and lost control in a curve and hit a guardrail.
Susan Brooke Darnell, William Vaughn, Marquita Dixon, Christina Reffett, Tayonna Anderson, Samantha Powell, Coty Northcutt, Justin Williams, Brooke Hicks, Matthew Mastin, Zachary Trayler, Whitney Morris, John Kuntz, and Jordan Honeycutt.
Why are gasoline prices higher in Cynthiana than in neighboring cities?
That’s a question that’s not only on the minds and tongues of Cynthiana residents, but also one that the city’s commissioners want answered.
An invitation is being issued to area gas station owners to attend the Oct. 11 meeting to explain how prices are set.
The Licking Valley Campus will host a writers’ workshop Friday, Sept. 30, and Oct. 1, in an effort to unearth hidden writing talent in Harrison County.
Many Kentucky natives have sat at a desk to fill the pages of their journals with past memories or events from the day at hand.
Whether the pages contain details of their childhood growing-up near the coal mines of Eastern Pike County or the tobacco fields, hills and bottoms of Harrison County, it is the stories that they tell about their lives that some readers find book worthy.
Following the filing of a civil suit in Magoffin County, attorneys for Brenda Kay Brown have filed an amendment to the original complaint against Cynthiana attorney Edwin Culbertson.
The original suit alleges that Culbertson, who was appointed as the temporary legal guardian for former Cynthiana mayor Jim Brown following a 2008 stroke, has been incompetent and that Brown’s businesses have suffered as a result.
The suit seeks $20 million in punitive damages.