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Today's News

  • Code enforcement tops commissioner's agenda

    The City of Cynthiana is facing a myriad of problems, both large and small. Some of these difficulties are unique to our city, but most are being universally faced throughout the United States. Aging infrastructures, reduced revenues, and increased costs are the defining terms of our cities today. There is not going to be a quick cure. 

  • Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter's pet adoption list

    Pet Adoption List

    The following pets are available for adoption at the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Female dogs, $75; male dogs, $65; female cats, $58; male cats, $43. Call 234-7138 or 234-1492 for more information.

    FOSTER CARE - DOGS

    Reese - Male, Pit

    Nugget - Female, Boxer/Pit

    Cooper - Male, Setter

    Rosco - Male, Terrier mix

    Tia - Female, Black Chow, 7 weeks

    Koda - Female, Brown Chow, 7 weeks

    FOSTER CARE - CATS

    Sandy - Male, buff

    Pepper - Male, black

  • Local churches to participate in Harrison County Ministerial Association fundraising concert

    Cynthiana and Harrison County church members are lifting up their voices and joining with the Harrison County Ministerial Association to host a fundraising concert event on Sunday, March 15, at Rohs Opera House.

    “We want to put the HCMA name and/or ministry into the public’s eye and ear,” said HCMA vice president, the Rev. David Sabella of Covenant Presbyterian Church.

    The program will begin at 6 p.m. and will include guest vocalists/groups from churches around the county.

  • Sports Beat

    Baseball signups underway

    Cynthiana/Harrison County Recreation Deparment Director Rick Chasteen has announced that youth baseball sign-ups will continue this Saturday, March 14. The sign-ups will be at Sports Unlimited from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

    Faulkner leads APSU to conference crown

  • Road plan dependent on federal stimulus money and gas tax

    With the budget now law, the biggest task facing the General Assembly this legislative session is preparing a road plan for the remainder of this fiscal year and the next, which ends in June 2010.

    After talking with legislators about their priorities, House and Senate leaders met with Transportation Cabinet officials for hours during the last several weeks to hammer out a plan.  On Friday, the House voted overwhelmingly for this compromise proposal, which the Senate is expected to approve this week.

  • Harrison County Volunteer Firefighters

    Pictured above are the Harrison County volunteer firefighters with the new fire truck. Kneeling, from left, Jarrod Carter, C.D. Moore, John Philpot, Anthony Carson, Shaun Brewer, Doug Brooks, Tom Muller, David Schwartz; standing, from left, Josh Carson, Charlie Carson, Richard Wiglesworth, Ryan Barkley, Kevin Perkins, Kevin Hicks, Donald Edwards, Jason Perry, James McCarty, Donald Brown, Jerry Faulkner, Paul Jones, Jonathann Jones, John Chambers, Jaime Rueger, Khristopher Caswell, Richard Schwartz, Robert Underwood, Danny Price, Jeff Carson, Jerry Hicks. Charles A.

  • 2009 Kentucky State Cost Share Program sign-ups announced

    The Harrison County Conservation District will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share Program beginning March 16 and extending through April 15, 2009.

    As in the past years, the applications will be ranked according to the criteria established based on a high priority on addressing animal waste problems, landowners in Agricultural Districts and applicants that have their Agriculture Water Quality Plans on file with their local conservation district.

  • Techau-Jacobson plan May wedding

    Joel and Nancy Techau of Paris, Ky., announce the engagement of their daughter, Shanda Techau to Jason Jacobson, son of Mark and Kim Jacobson of Paris, Ky.

    Techau is a graduate of Bourbon County High School and is attending the University of Louisville. She will graduate this May with a dental hygiene degree, and is a member of Kappa Delta sorority. She is employed by BJ’s Restaurant in Louisville, Ky. 

    Her maternal grandparents are Dorothy Gulley and the late Don Gulley; paternal grandparents are Ken and Joyce Techau and the late Sanna Techau.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Feb. 27 -- Misty EcElfresh, 21, was arrested at 104 Millcrest Court, on a warrant for first degree burglary.

    Feb. 27 -- Keith P. Bills, 23, was cited for disregarding traffic control device on Walnut Street.

    Feb. 27 -- Jimmy L. Perry, 25, was arrested on Pleasant Street on a warrant for trafficking marijuana less than eight ounces.

    Feb. 27 -- Michael L. Harris, 19, was arrested on Webster Avenue at the high school and charged with theft by unlawful taking, purse snatching, no force.

  • Nap application closing dates for crops fast approaching

    The deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the Noninsured Assistance Program (NAP) are March 2 and 16.

    The crops for the March 2 deadline are: Alfalfa, clover, grass and mixed grass intended for grazing, hay or seed.