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Today's News

  • Ode to the Greatly Offended among us

    One night several weeks ago, my husband said good night, ran into the bedroom and locked the door — something he’s done dozens of times, always in a playful, good-natured way, always unlocking it within seconds.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. TV’s Donald Draper, e.g.
    6. ___ of Good Feelings
    9. Type of ski lift
    13. *Yellow cheese eaten in Amsterdam?
    14. No amount
    15. *Rome’s Colosseum
    16. *You use it to find your way to world capitals
    17. Maltese or Havanese, e.g.
    18. European finch
    19. Blood infection
    21. *Plato’s home
    23. “The Joy Luck Club” author
    24. Sound of bells
    25. Maple syrup precursor
    28. Computer application command

  • Corrections

    In the feature story on Suzanne McComas, it was another private investigator, McComas’ colleague, that discovered a murder witness had lied because her apartment window faced in the opposite direction.
    In the public records section, in an injury accident on Rocky Springs Road on July 29, it was Heidi Coghill’s car, not Gregory Baxter’s, that went off the road and overturned.

  • Getting lost, then discovering I was on the right path all along

    My first drive up to Cynthiana was breathtaking. Living in Lexington for three years, I had never truly seen “horse country.” I thought horse country was Lexington. But the drive on US 27 is lush, rolling hills and acres of farm land.
    I didn’t know what to expect when I arrived in Cynthiana. Of course, I did  my research, found out the history of Cynthiana and read a few Democrats in preparation.

  • Community Calendar 8-14-14

    THURSDAY, Aug. 14
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Aug. 15
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 15 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.

    SATURDAY, Aug. 16

  • Water Day 2014
  • There's 200 years worth of experience looking at you

    At a special called meeting of the Harrison County School Board Tuesday night, the administration and board members paid tribute to 11 people retiring from service to the school system and the community.
    Seven of those people were able to attend the annual ceremony.

  • Did You Know 8-7-14

    Amish family’s cash stolen
    Last Thursday afternoon, cash was taken from the buggy belonging to an Amish man who was selling fresh vegetables in front of the Farmers Deposit Bank on U.S. 27 South.
    Ptl. Nathan Linville said the call to police was actually made by one of Jacob Yoder’s customers. She told police that Yoder told her about the theft and she in turn called the police.

  • Kid’s College provided hands-on learning

    With 150 Kid’s College students enrolling at the MCTC/Licking Valley Campus, the week rolled off to a rousing start. The traditional summer  week of educational challenges along with many fun activities offered the students  a variety of choices for classes.
    One of the major emphases at Kid’s College is that students are provided hands-on learning opportunities.
    Kids performed skits, songs and had a dance-off. They also explored the elements of disasters on the planet, including volcanoes.   

  • Fall registration continues at Licking Valley Campus through Aug. 18

    It’s not too late to register for fall classes at Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking  Valley Center (MCTC/LVC).  
    Registration for fall classes is taking place now and continues until the semester begins on Aug. 18.
    The fall semester will also have a variety of classes from which to choose. Some of the classes being offered are art, nursing, biology, business, communication, writing, history, early childhood, fitness, math, psychology,  reading, religion, Spanish  and sociology.