Today's News

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, July 11, 1935 - “Hundreds of Cynthiana people swarmed to A. Keller Bridge Friday morning to see one of the most costly wrecks the Louisville & Nashville Railroad has suffered in several years, after one north-bound freight train plowed into the caboose and several cars of another freight train that has been stopped on the bridge, about a mile and a half north of Cynthiana.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Christopher Scott Aubrey, March 30, son of Michael and Cathy Aubrey; Jordan Keeley Jackson, March 31, daughter of Donald and Jalaine Jackson Jr.; Candyce Denise Worrell, March 23, daughter of Michael Ray and Kimberly Ann Taylor Worrell; Bradley Joe Stamper, Jan. 11, son of Joey Stamper Jr. and Rachael L. McClurg.

    Harrison County's new prosecuting attorney Bill Kuster will take to court motorists who pass stop arms of a loading or unloading school bus.



    Case reports

    March 17 – At 8:45 p.m., Kayla Hively, Fifth Street, reported the theft of an X-box 360 and three movies.

    March 21 – At 10:12 p.m., Juawon Gardener, Wilson Avenue, reported that her basement window was damaged. No entry was gained to her home.

    March 18 – At 8:35 p.m., Janet Highlander, Pleasant Street, reported that three prescriptions were taken from her home while she was away.

  • Subway theft reported Thursday

    The Cynthiana Police Department is pressing burglary charges after Whitney Simpson, 29, allegedly confessed to entering the Subway location in Harrison Square and taking money.

    Police responded to the restaurant Thursday morning at 8:25 a.m., when a Subway employee opening the store noticed the door was unlocked and money was missing.

    An employee of Subway, Simpson allegedly entered the business with a key, said Ptl. David Powers.

    According to Powers, Simpson has returned $117 of the $400 stolen.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    March 20 at 10:34 p.m. -- non-injury, Old Lair Road, Duncan T. Bell, 17, Cynthiana, driving a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu.

    March 21 at 7 a.m. -- non-injury, US 62 West, Buddy W. Moore, 53, Glenco, Ky., driving a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, struck Christopher W. Holbrook, 43, Paris, driving a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado.


    March 18 at 9:42 p.m. -- William Boswell, 42, Cynthiana, reported a theft at his residence.

    Oct. 25 at 12 p.m. -- Eddie Reed, 41, Paris, reported theft.

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding March 23, 2009


    Estate of Chester Dixon, probate hearing; will admitted to probate as self-proven, order entered.

    Estate of Joe E. Kearns, probate hearing; petition amended, administrator appointed with will annexed, order entered.

    Estate of Alice Reed, probate hearing; will admitted to probate as self-proven, order entered.


    Ana Mae Brooks vs. Shebrea Commodore, court trial; hearing held, forcible detainer granted, to vacate on or before March 30.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding March 9, 2009


    Jeff Pratt, 1978, pretrial conference; receiving stolen property over $300 - guilty plea entered, costs waived, sentenced to 12 months in city jail; persistent felony offender-first degree - dismissed.

    Jeffrey Pratt, 1978, pretrial conference; robbery-second degree - dismissed; receiving stolen property over $300 - (amended), guilty plea entered, costs waived, sentenced to 12 months in city jail; persistent felony offender-first degree - dismissed.

  • 'When religion is your living, it's easy to grow weary'

    When religion is your living, it’s easy to grow weary. I get a taste of it every week when I sit down to write this column. First I have to think of something that’s not only entertaining and worth saying, but something that I feel God wants me to say.

    Then I have to make sure I’m as biblically accurate and as faithful to my particular denominational tradition (in my case Reformed theology — Go, Martin Luther!) as I can be without totally alienating the Baptists, Catholics and Pentecostals, etc.

  • Trimble to join Jazzercise staff at Bridge Street Plaza

    Amy Trimble, a newly certified Jazzercise instructor, will begin teaching along with Jennifer Terhune, Jamie Kinsey and Candida Wilson at the location in Bridge Street Plaza. Trimble completed a three-day workshop and performed an audition.

    Trimble recently participated in a workshop in Columbus, Ohio. She was required to learn approximately 10 routines for her audition; pass a written exam on basic anatomy, exercise physiology and nutrition; learn Jazzercise basic business practices; and become certified to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

  • Hatfield, Hicks lead Fillies to wins at Shirley Field

    The Harrison County Fillies earned a pair of come-from-behind victories at Shirley Field on Monday and Tuesday and improved their record to 3-2.

    On Monday, Charley Hatfield ripped a walk-off double off the center field fence to give the Fillies a 3-2 win over visiting Bourbon County.

    The Lady Colonels took an early 2-0 lead over the Fillies with single runs in the second and fourth, before Harrison County mounted its comeback.