Today's News

  • Isaac Stanley Aulick

    Isaac Stanley Aulick was born to Bradley and Lesley Aulick of Louisville, Ky. on March 25, 2011 at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville. He weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Silas Howard.
    Grandparents are Terry and Sue Allgood of Custer and Larry and Kathy Aulick of Cynthiana.
    Great-grandparents are Wade and Norma Chappell of Irvington and the late Donald Breeden, Alma Allgood of Custer and the late Howard Allgood, the late Oral and Alta Aulick of Cynthiana and the late Harvey and Ruie Cummins of Falmouth.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Evelyn Rose Tomlin, Jan. 24, daughter of Melissa Rose Tomlin-Stephens; Kathryn Ann Barton, June 4, daughter of Ricky and Cindy Barton; Amber Mae Blanton, June 5, daughter of Misty Mae Earley and Ronnie Lee Blanton; Trevor Samuel Eden, May 29, son of Brad and Miriah Eden; Faith Ann Hill, June 1, daughter of Christopher L. Hill and Dana C. Gilvin; Preston Connor Roark, June 11, son of Lesley Fugate and Jimmy Roark; Katherine ‘Katie’ Grace Tumey, May 31, daughter of Jessica and David Tumey II.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Nov. 11, 1910 -- “For Sale -- The ‘Best’ Meal. Enterprise Corn Mill, Kelat, Ky.”

  • Reunions

    The Barnes family reunion, descendants of M.R. and Nancy Scott Barnes, will be held from noon to ? on June 25 at Unity Christian Church in the new shelter. A potluck meal will be served.
    All friends and relatives are invited.

    The family reunion of Warren Kirtley Sheldon and friends will be held Saturday, June 25, at the Unity Christian Church Fellowship Hall.
    A noon potluck meal will be served. All plates, flatware, etc. will be provided.


    Kentucky State Police have opened an arson investigation after three homes were set on fire last weekend.
    Saturday, June 18, a call was made to dispatch around 6:25 p.m. for a possible fire at 227 Pike St.
    Firefighters rushed to the scene on West Pike and extinguished the fire before it spread to any other houses.
    The owner of the building, Richard Hutchison, had recently renovated the home and was in the process of renting the house to a potential tenant.

  • Two cut with butcher knife in family fight

    Police are searching for a man whom they believe cut his brother and woman at her Shawnee Drive home.
    About 2:10 a.m. Wednesday, June 15, Cynthiana Police were called to Shabrea Commodore’s townhouse apartment on Shawnee Drive, which is located in public housing just off Riggs Avenue.
    Commodore had been cut with a large butcher knife on her left arm.
    According to Cpl. Walter Tapp, alcohol was the major contributing factor to the domestic disturbance.

  • Riddell new agent with Shelter Insurance

    Shelter Insurance welcomes Noel Riddell as a life, health, property and casualty agent. He is affiliated with Yeiser Insurance Agency, Inc., 111 E. Pike St., Cynthiana, Ky.
    Riddell can be reached for all your personal or business insurance needs at 234 9675 or 588 8112.

  • Police charge DUI suspect with multiple traffic-related offenses

    A suspected drunk driver ended up with nine charges placed against him.
    Cynthiana Ptl. Michael Kiskaden was dispatched to U.S. 27 South after a motorist notified police that he was following a vehicle that was all over the road.
    Kiskaden, who was on River  Road at the time the call came in before midnight on Sunday, was able to pull in behind the suspect’s vehicle between River Road and the John Hunt Morgan bridge.
    Kiskaden turned on his police emergency lights because of the suspect’s erratic driving.

  • Teen charged with concocting home invasion story after wrecking family car

    A 17-year-old Harrison county girl is in deep trouble after she allegedly concocted a story that tied up three Harrison county Sheriff’s Deputies for five and one half hours last Monday, June 13.
    The teen allegedly took the family’s vehicle from their northwestern Harrison County home, along with her 9-year-old sister whom she was baby-sitting.
    She abandoned the car after she wrecked it and was able to get back to their home with her sister.

  • Stalled Pleasant Street motorist jailed on firearms charges

    On Friday, June 17, a Cynthiana police officer and a Harrison County constable who stopped to offer assistance to the driver of a stalled vehicle, ended up making a felony firearms arrest.
    Ptl. Michael Kiskaden said he was pulling out of River Road onto West Pleasant Street when he saw Constable Jeffrey Hunter pushing a vehicle into the parking lot of Harrison County Tire.
    Before Kiskaden approached the vehicle, Hunter advised him that the driver had a pistol in the small of his back.