Today's News

  • Philpott speaker for 2013 Extension Leadership Event

    The 2013 Extension Leadership Event will take place on Monday, March 18 at Harrison County High School.  Registration will begin at 6 p.m. and dinner will start at 6:30 p.m. Please call the Extension Office no later than noon on March 15 to make your reservations.
    This year’s speaker is Cynthiana’s own Amber Philpott. Philpott is an award-winning news anchor with WKYT. Her broadcast career began shortly after graduation from Morehead State University at WYMT in Hazard. She is living her dream as a television news journalist.

  • Homemakers to host International Dinner on March 14

    By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    The Harrison County Homemakers will be hosting their yearly International Dinner on March 14 at 6 p.m.  The event will be held at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    They have chosen Haiti as their country of study. Warren and Claudia French will be the guest speakers at this year’s event. They both taught on the tiny island of Haiti for several years. Warren is the minister at Connersville Christian Church.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Feb. 13, 1969 -- “Phoenix, Ariz. -- Cudahy Company announced today that it has expanded its dairy operations in Kentucky with the acquisition of Kentucky Cardinal Dairies, a cheese manufacturing plant in Cynthiana.”
    * Log Cabin, Nov. 11, 1906 -- advertisement “Anything from a bowl of soup to a fried chicken at Royal Restaurant. 40 Pike Street.”
    * Henry David Thoreau -- “There is no remedy for love but to love more.”

  • Millersburg Garden Club ready to spring into action

    Millersburg Garden Club is set for the year with a great lineup of programs, trips and important special events. The club welcomes two new members, Anita Clark and Jeanette Hughes, both of Carlisle. Officers of the club are Linda Gillespie, president; Phyllis Guthrie, vice president; Marilyn West, recording secretary; Elaine Deutsch, treasurer; and Wilma Cleaver, corresponding secretary.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Braden Christopher Bell, March 1, son of Lovena Price and Chris Bell; Ian Michael Boland, Feb. 26, son of Rick and Meghan Boland; Brandon Lee Cummins, Feb. 27, son of Linda Smith and Roy Lee Cummins; Landry Tucker Gaunce Gray, Feb. 5, son of Larry and Regina Gray; Angus Donal Mann, Feb. 1, son of Bridgette and Tony Mann; Jeremiah Thomas Peveler, Feb. 2, son of Timothy and Cathy Peveler; Brian Nicholas Royalty, Feb. 26, son of Brian and Heather Royalty; Jakob Hayes Smith, Feb. 27, son of Roger and Stacy Smith.

  • Harrison County overcomes first-half deficit to win region opener

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    George Rogers Clark’s Cardinals looked like anything but a team with a 9-20 record in the first half of the final quarter final game of the 10th Region Tournament last week.  
    The Cards used a very patient offense and some good shooting to take an early lead and maintained it throughout the first period.  
    George Rogers Clark made nine of 12 field goal attempts in the first period to take a 19-16 lead after the first eight minutes.  

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 25, 2013
    Estate of Alvan Keith Berry, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Sheridon Lee Hausberger Dance, other hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Alberta Davis, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Jessie Bell Lemons, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Jonathan Ezra Smith Sr., probate hearing; passed.
    Estate of Nancy C. Owen, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Feb. 11 – At 11:20 p.m., police witnessed Aaron T. Brown stumbling on Pleasant Street. When approached, it was apparent that Brown was under the influence of alcohol a potential danger to himself. He was arrested and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place.
    Feb. 12 – At 6:24 p.m., a report was made from Thrift Food Mart of a man in a green 90s Toyota pickup truck driving off without paying for $59.66 worth of gasoline.

  • 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.

    Feb 24 – At 2:38 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27 seven miles from town. Roger Brown hit a deer came that came onto the road.
    Feb. 25 – At 4 a.m., an injury accident was reported on KY 36 two miles from town. Ronald Hobbs lost control in a curve causing him to hit a concrete culvert and travel upside down on an earth embankment before hitting a tree head-on.

  • Property Transfers

    Special Warranty Deed: US Bank National Associatin to Erin Hiten, property at 1379 Cook Road, $107,100.
    Elizabeth Whitson to Elton Gardner Robinson and Elizabeth Jane Robinson, property on White Oak Turn Pike, $184,000.
    Land Contract: Richard Hutchison to Barry Sumpter and Kelly Sumpter, property in Harrison County, $39,000.
    Jeffrey M. Beagle and Debbie R. Beagle to Scott M. Sullivan and Cynthia K. Sullivan, property on White Oak Pike (Ky. 356), $470,000.