Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Jan. 16 – At 12:04 p.m., Melvin Mynear reported that someone removed a $600 portable sanitation unit that was located at the Cynthiana Waste Water Treatment Plant that belonged to Martin Sanitation.
    Jan. 18 – At 11:41 a.m., James Thompson, Pleasant Street reported that someone spray painted the rear of his wife’s vehicle overnight.

  • Grassland Reserve Program application deadlines are Feb. 15 and April 2

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is accepting applications for the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP).  Although GRP applications are continually accepted, the application ranking cutoff dates for 2012 are Feb. 15 and April 2.
    Applications received after April 2, 2012, will be deferred until the next ranking cycle.
    The Grassland Reserve Program is a voluntary program offering landowners and operators the opportunity to protect grazing uses and related conservation values by conserving and restoring grassland resources.  

  • Property Transfers

    General Warranty Deed: Jeffrey W. Dale and April Allyson Dale to Charles B. Stroub and Kathy A. Stroub, property at 206 Meadow Lane, $119,700.
    Harrison Deposit Bank and Trust Company to Thomas Scott Slade, property on Republican Pike (Ky. 392), $26,000.
    DGS Development LTD to David Edwards and Brenda Edwards, Tract 5 of Judy Ridge Land Division, $36,000.
    Deed and Consideration Certificate: Kentucky Housing Corporation to Gary Mitchell and Geneva Mitchell, property at 104 Cladorbon Drive (Lot 3 - Block A of the Western Hills Subdivision), $55,000.

  • New Drivers

    Michael Bryant, Alisha Bledsoe, Chelsea Arnold, Hailey Jones, Megan Gayhart and Sierra Ritchie.

  • Leadership Graduate
  • Academic briefs

    Edie Carson was named to the Dean’s List at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky.
    Placement on the Dean’s List is merited by achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Carson earned a 4.0 grade point average for the Fall 2011 semester. She is enrolled in the Bachelor Science of Nursing program.
    Carson was also selected for Who’s Who in American Colleges.
    She is the daughter of Ottis and Carol Carson.


  • Keep It Real Contest
  • 100 Days of School
  • Kentucky Bancshares reports earnings for 4th quarter of 2011

    Kentucky Bancshares, Inc., parent company of Kentucky Bank, reported an increase of $748,000, a 15% increase, in year to date earnings for 2011 compared to the same time period in 2010.
    Earnings are $5,687,000, or fully diluted 2011 earnings per share of $2.09, compared to $4,939,000, or fully diluted earnings per share of $1.81 for the same period of 2010. The increase in earnings is primarily attributable to an increase in net interest income partially offset by a decrease in securities gains and an increase in repossession expenses.

  • Also apply common sense when using technology

    If memory serves me correct, I believe I have stood on a soapbox before with words of judgment against and for technology.
    If I haven’t, please allow me to do so now.
    Technology. Wow. Cutting edge, interesting and all the more scary if you think about it.
    By no means am I an old person, but to think of how far along technology has come since I was five to now being 25, it simply blows my mind.