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Today's News

  • Rohs Opera House shows classic movie; needs support of community

    To the editor:

    I would like to encourage everyone to don their parkas, dig out from under the ice, and join the Rohs Opera House and the Cynthiana Arts Council for Classic Movie Night. The Classic Movie Night series offers the people in our community the rare opportunity to see some of the best movies ever made as they were meant to be seen—in a darkened theatre on a big screen.

  • Faith Baptist honors founding members

    Faith Baptist Church recently celebrated their 50th year since organization on New Year’s Eve, 1959. Three of the original 21 members have been a part of the church since its founding. Pictured below are Mrs. Norma Chamberlin, Pastor Ray Chamberlin and Mrs. Neva Lanning.

  • Worsening economy thins newspaper pages

    A Friday afternoon visit to H.A. Jones to finalize the purchase of a business truck purchase found Montgomery Northcutt occupying space in the showroom.

    With his charming demeanor, Montgomery greeted me.

    “What have you done to the newspaper?” he asked. That question was much less pointed than Montgomery’s next question regarding where all my hair went.

  • All that jazz...

    “Now roll the head...”

    It was Jenny Terhune’s success with Jazzercise that convinced her to buy the Cynthiana chain.

    “I’m a success story,” she said.

    An active member of Jazzercise and Weight Watchers, Terhune lost 45 pounds.

    “The first time I went to Jazzercise, I was hooked,” she said. “It’s fun. The hour flies by and you got a good workout.”

  • Korbyn Blake True

    Korbyn Blake True

    Korbyn Blake True was born to Josh and Nikie True of Cynthiana on Oct. 21, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Ky. He weighed 3 lbs. 10 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Mark and Cindy Ritchie of Carlisle; maternal great-grandparents are the Rev. Howard Livingood of Carlisle and the late Stella Livingood and Randall Ritchie of Carlisle and the late Nancy Ritchie.

  • Belt-tightening strategies underway for state government

    The Kentucky General Assembly convened its 2009 Regular Session this week, with more than 200 bills already filed and more on the way.

  • Jaxton Blake James

    Jaxton Blake James

    Jaxton Blake James was born to Calvin James of Georgetown and Trista Milner of Cynthiana, on Nov. 29, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital.

    He weighed 9 lbs. 3 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Jayden Scot James.

    Maternal grandparents are Tracy Milner of Cynthiana, and Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Milner of Berry, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Gill of Cynthiana, and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Milner of Berry; maternal great-great-grandmother is Jeanie Garrett of Foster, Ky.

  • Commission proceeds with Westside Redevelopment Project

    Resolutions regarding the Westside Redevelopment Project were passed by commissioners at Tuesday evening’s city commission meeting, allowing progress to be made to the proposed Mill Street makeover.

    Bryan Kirby, owner of CEDA-WJL Associates, updated commissioners on the progress of the project, which has been on the city’s agenda for several years.

    “This is a true redevelopment of this particular piece of the westside neighborhood,” said Kirby.

  • 302 BGE customers still in the dark

    According to the latest figures from Blue Grass Energy,  302 Harrison County customers remain without power.

    The figures are as of 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5.

    “We are on track to have restoration complete by this weekend,” said Cathryn Gibson, vice president of member services. 

     As of 10 a.m. today, about 660 members remain without power, she said.

  • One-hour delay on Friday

    Harrison County Schools will be operating on a one-hour delay on Friday, Feb. 6.

    According to Assistant Superintendent Dee Gee Fischer, the delay will allow students to board buses in daylight.