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Today's News

  • Service workers respond to winter weather challenges

    The snow and ice storm of 2009 can be deemed nothing short of a challenge for many.

    Those who met the challenge are nothing short of heroes.

    Challenge came in the way of moms and dads trying to keep the family warm and fed without electricity. It came in the way of electric service men and women facing the elements to light the county. And it came in the way of road crews clearing paths on streets and roads not just for grocery-bound citizens, but for emergency responders as well.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    Jan. 20 – At 3:35 p.m., Donna Evans reported that she followed a truck down the hill from the high school and a book bag fell from the truck. Evans ran over the bag, which damaged her 2007 Toyota Corolla.

    Jan. 20 – At  7:30 p.m., police were called to the Food Lion parking lot where two people had allegedly been in an argument about custody of their child. According to the report, the incident began at Harrison Square.

  • Red Cross opens shelter to 44 at church

    The emergency shelter at Cynthiana Christian Church  is empty and on stand by after 44 Harrison County residents came to the church for a warm meal and a warm night’s stay this past week.

    Shelter coordinator Gayle Velat said almost all of the individuals at the shelter returned home when their electricity was restored over the weekend.

    Velat said cots and other materials would remain set up in the church throughout the week, in case of additional power outages.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Aug. 19, 1910 - “At a meeting of the National Bank of Cynthiana last Saturday, John M. Cromwell, assistant cashier, was elected as cashier to succeed the late James S. Withers. Cromwell has been connected with the bank for most of the time for 27 years. He is one of the most highly regarded business men of our city and in every way thoroughly equipped for the new position.”

  • Paint the town Red during February in observance of ‘Heart Month’

    February is “Heart Month” in Harrison County and the Harrison County Go Red for Women committee wants your help in “Painting This Town Red.” It’s easy, all you have to do is decorate your store windows in red or illuminate your homes and businesses with red lights.  Let’s get Cynthiana listed on the national Go Red website by showing our support.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Brent Allan Crump, Jan. 29, son of Kellar and Faye Crump; Stephen Farrell Hillenmeyer, Feb. 5, son of Paul and Mary Hillenmeyer; Presley Dennis Jackson, Jan. 26, son of Dennis and Deena Jackson.

    The Cynthiana Post Office announces that a toll-free number is available for all zip code inquiries. The number is 1-800-275-8777. The service is provided nationally through the U.S. Postal Service. Information available are rates and mailing, change of address, and local post office hours and locations.

  • 38th District Breds, Fillies draw Pendleton

    The pairings for the 38th District Boys and Girls Basketball Tournaments were determined last Wednesday at a meeting held at the Harrison County Community Education Center.

    For the fifth straight year, HCHS will host both tournaments. This year, the format will have the boys playing the first game on the first two nights of the tournament, with the four girls teams playing the two nightcap contests.

  • McKee leads committee for agriculture, small business

    FRANKFORT – The General Assembly kicked off the 2009 Regular Session early last week, dedicating its first four days to electing our legislative leaders and appointing the various committees for the next two years.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Jan. 22 -- Roger A. Lewis, 22, was cited for having no operator’s license and speeding on Pleasant Street.

    Jan. 22 -- Marcelo Torres, 40, was arrested on Walnut Street and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place and second degree criminal trespass.

    Jan. 23 -- Alison E. Armstrong, 23, was cited on U.S. 27 South for speeding.

    Jan. 23 -- Jonathan W. Moore, 34, was cited on U.S. 27 South for speeding and failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

  • Ag Estate Planning meeting Feb. 17

    The Harrison County Extension Office and the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association will be sponsoring a meeting on “Estate Planning for the Farm Community.” This meeting will be held at the Harrison County Extension Office on Tuesday, Feb. 17 beginning at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The speaker will be Keith Jefferies who is a tax expert and a member of the Henry County Beef Cattle Association.