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Today's News

  • 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.

  • 4-H NEWS

    4-H Club Officers have been elected for 2009. These officers have received training at the Harrison County 4-H Club Officers Training held in November at the Harrison County Extension Center. These officers will be in charge of their monthly 4-H club meetings for 2009.

  • Work continues on Switzer tower

    The City of Cynthiana is continuing to treat and pump water to its customers. One such customer is the Harrison County Water Association.

    Danny Northcutt, HCWA manager, said a vicious rumor has been circulating stating that the county is about to run out of water.

    "That's simply not true," Northcutt said.

    He said that the Switzer tank, which is located on Connersville Pike had a downed line. However, he said Blue Grass Energy crews were working there now expecting that power to be returned soon.

  • Breds and Fillies drop road games

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds both lost tough games last week and are looking for the weather to clear so they can get back in the gym and correct some mistakes.

    On Saturday, the Breds were once again plagued by poor post defense as they dropped a 68-64 decision to Madison Southern in the West Jessamine Colt Classic in Nicholasville.

    Eagles center Joey Wallace worked on the Breds around the basket and scored 25 of his game-high 31 points in the second half.