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  • 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


    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.

  • EmmaLeigha Wayne Nicole Kelly

    EmmaLeigha Wayne Nicole Kelly

    EmmaLeigha Wayne Nicole Kelly was born to Katherin Kelly of Cynthiana on Jan. 27, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Tonya and Richard Tibbits and Earl Kelly, all of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Larry Florence of Lexington, Ky. and the late Eunice Florence, and Doris Kelly of Cynthiana and the late David Kelly.

  • Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter's pet adoption list

    Pet Adoption List

    The following pets are available for adoption at the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Female dogs, $75; male dogs, $65; female cats, $58; male cats, $43. Call 234-7138 or 234-1492 for more information.


    Boyfriend - Male, Border Collie/Chow

    Reese - Male, Pit

    Nugget - Female, Boxer/Pit

    Cooper - Male, Setter

    Macy - Female, Beagle mix


    Paisley - Calico

    Sandy - Male, buff


    Male - black

  • Funds approved for Kentucky Dairy Development Council

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approved $494,000 in state funds for the Kentucky Dairy Development Council (KDDC) to further their efforts and to continue their support for Kentucky’s dairy industry. This proposal was one of the 24 projects approved at the January Kentucky Agricultural Development Board meeting that took place in Lexington, Ky.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 9-13

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: Biscuits, sausage, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Waffles, bacon, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Pancakes, sausage, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.


  • Young Farmer Chapter plans March banquet

    The Young Farmer Chapter held their regional banquet on Feb. 4 at Golden Corral in Georgetown.

    The local banquet is planned for March 23 at the Harrison County Extension Office.

    Brian Furnish with the Burley Co-op will be the speaker at the Feb. 9 Harrison County YFC meeting.