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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Griesser guest speaker for leadership event

    The speaker for this year’s Extension Leadership Event is Gary Griesser, a retired Boone County Superintendent. Griesser has been a motivational speaker for many civic, business and community events even before he became a professional speaker in 1987. He does a very moving patriotic program. If you think that sounds familiar, it should. We had him for the first time at the old Farm Home City program in 1989 and again in 1999.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, March 12

    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m. in the Planning Commission Office at the Harrison County Courthouse, South Main Street. The meetings are open to the public. Harrison County Board of Education will not meet this month due to no items on the agenda.

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • Teater named Harrison County Impact winner

    Bonnie Teater of Cynthiana and leader of Harrison County Tomorrow, has been named Harrison County’s 2009 Impact Award recipient.

    The award, presented by the Bluegrass Alliance for Women, recognizes women who have made a strong commitment at the county level to improve the lives of women and girls in central Kentucky.

    The award will be presented March 17 at BAW’s Legacy Luncheon, celebrating Women’s History Month. County Impact Award winners will be recognized and one of the women will be named the Legacy Award winner.