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Today's News

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Estate of Katherine England Harney, by and through Jeanne H. Crump and Kathleen H. Rose, Co-Executrixes to the Walter Henry Harney Trust, Lot 8 in Block A of the so-called Sonley Heights Subdivision - Unit 4.

  • Staggs elected into 10th Region Hall of Fame

    Stephen Staggs, minister of the Mt. Olivet  First Christian Church, has been elected into the 2009 Class of the 10th Region Hall Of Fame.

    Staggs was a five year varsity player at Deming graduating in 1995.  He is the Deming Boys Basketball all time leading scorer with 2,058 career points. He averaged 26 points per game, 4.4  assists, 5 rebounds, and hit 90 percent of his free throws and 55 percent of his two point shots.

  • Buena Vista house is total loss

    A Monday morning fire leaves one Harrison County family’s home and belongings destroyed.

    The Harrison County fire department responded to a 11:41 a.m. call to Thomas and Layla Wilson’s residence on Republican Pike, about six miles from town.

    “When we got there, fire was coming out the window downstairs in the living room and up in the attic,” said Harrison County Fire Chief Charlie Carson.

    Carson said the residents were not home at the time of the fire.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    March 4 at 12:10 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 36 West, Timothy J. Twigg, 46, Vilas, Nc., driving a 1999 Peterbilt-Motors Conventional.

    March 5 at 7:45 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 353, Anthony M. Bradford, 23, Lexington, driving a 2006 Chevrolet S10 struck a deer.

    March 6 at 3:38 a.m. -- injury, Ky 356, Marcellus D. Custard, 48, Cynthiana, driving a 1992 Lincoln Town Car.

  • Welcome Home!

    Cynthiana’s National Guard soldiers returned to Cynthiana last week after a one-year deployment serving in Afghanistan as part of the Operation  Enduring Freedom.

    Soldiers with C Co. 201st Engineering Battalion left Cynthiana last March for training at Ft. McCoy, Wisc. Their overseas deployment began in May.

    They were released to their families Thursday evening in Ashland, Ky.

     A local celebration Freedom Salute will be held in May in Cynthiana.

  • Sports Beat

    Youth softball, baseball sign-ups

    underway

    This in from Cynthiana/Harrison County Recreation Director Rick Chasteen. Sign-ups for this summer’s girl’s softball and youth league baseball will be this Sunday, March 22, from 1 to 3 p.m. at City Hall.

     

    HCHS at Mason Dixon Games

  • Tattoo studio premiers in town

    “You ready?” Denver Stacey asked his wife Myra, seated in a large chair at Graphic Addition Tattoo Studio.

    Stacey opened the doors of his tattoo studio off Church Street March 6. Since then, he’s had over 11 customers, including his wife and studio co-owner.

    “It’s a little bit of pain for a lifetime of beauty,” said Myra, as Denver transposed the image of a rose off carbon paper and onto Myra’s right leg.

    Myra has over 30 tattoos, many matching the rose image Denver worked to tattoo on her calf Monday afternoon.

  • Stout appeals prison sentence

    A Harrison county man who had initially entered a guilty plea to federal drug charges is now appealing his sentence.

    Izzah A. Stout, who is serving a 66-month sentence at Manchester Federal Correctional Institution for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine, filed a motion in U.S. District Court on March 3 to vacate his sentence.

    Stout, who was arrested in Harrison County last May, was also charged with distribution of crack cocaine and abetting.  Those charges were dismissed.

    Stout’s case was assigned to Judge Karen K. Caldwell.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    Feb. 19 – At 5:30 p.m., James Roberts reported that while driving east on Ky. 356 near Sycamore Drive, a black truck crossed the center line and struck his vehicle breaking the mirror.

    Feb. 19 – At 10:12 a.m., Thomas Hill of Ken’s NewMarket reported that nine checks were written at Ken’s on the account of the Everett Arthur Newby estate and that they had allegedly been forged.

  • Poplar Street home damaged Tuesday

    A 50-year-old family home was damaged in a Tuesday night fire.

    Cynthiana firefighters were called to 205 N. Poplar St. around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday after a fire started on the second floor of Naomi Smith’s residence.

    No one was injured and Cynthiana firefighter David Bell was able to rescue the resident’s cat Smokey.

    Cynthiana Fire Chief Jay Sanders said firefighters were contained the fire to the attic and an upstairs room, eliminating further fire and smoke damage to the rest of the house.