Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Arrests, citations, warnings

    May 13 -- Gilbert C. Clark, 47, was arrested on Poplar Street and charged with assault, domestic violence, minor injury.

    May 14 -- Matthew Baker, 31, was arreted at Bill’s Bait Shop and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.

    May 15 -- Randy Wayne Morgan, 21, was arrested on Main Street on a warrant for contempt of court.

    May 16 -- Justin H. Burns, 27, was issued a warning on U.S.27 South for speeding.

  • Breds put freeze on Bracken Polar Bears

    The Harrison County Thorobreds overcame the weather and knocked off Bracken County in a rain-delayed first-round game in the 10th Region Baseball Tournament at Scott High School on Tuesday night, 8-0.

    The Breds first-round game against the Polar Bears was to have been played on Monday afternoon, but was washed out, along with both lower-bracket games.

    All four first-round games were scheduled for Monday, but only one was completed before the rains came and forced cancellation of the other three contests.

  • Engagements

    • Kellie Marie Stroud and Jerry B. Ritchie to marry Sunday, June 7 at 2:30 p.m. at Journey Church.

    • Elizabeth Jane McGhee and Patrick Lee Butcher to marry July 18 at 3:30 p.m. at Antioch Mills Christian Church.

  • Couple airlifted to UK Tuesday following wreck on Stratton Pike

    Greg Ritchie, 30, is in serious condition at UK Chandler Hospital after a Tuesday accident that occurred around 6 p.m.

    Ritchie and Stacey Barnes, 24, were traveling southbound on Stratton Pike in a 1995 Chevrolet Blazer, when the vehicle dropped off the right shoulder of the road.

    Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak said Ritchie, who was driving the vehicle, steered the Blazer back onto the road, causing the vehicle to flip twice and hit an embankment.

    “Upon impact, the vehicle burst into flames,” Peak said.

  • Fillies claim District title

    Clutch hitting and a strong pitching performance by Tracey Hicks paved the way for Harrison County’s 4-1 victory on Tuesday night against host Nicholas County in the 38th District Softball Tournament title game.

    The district championship is Harrison County’s third in a row and sixth in the last nine years.

    Harrison County fell behind 1-0 when Nicholas County strung together a triple and single in the top of the second inning, but wasted no time in its half of the inning to take control.

  • Tayana Destiny Williams

    Tayana Destiny Williams

    Tayana Destiny Williams was born to Electra Nicole Feeback and William C. Williams on April 29, 2009 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Jashon Cater Lewis.

    Maternal grandparents are Rickie Feeback and the late Karen Sue Feeback; maternal great-grandparents are Lillian Pierce and the late Arthur Pierce, and Ann Williams and the late William Williams.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Jan. 4, 1855 - “Maysville and Lexington Railroad - The Receiver, Eben Milton, Esq. Appointed by an order of the Fayette Circuit Court to take charge of the effects of the Maysville and Lexington Railroad Company, proceeded to the execution of his trust on Monday last, and on Tuesday that portion of the road lying between this city (Lexington) and Paris was leased by him to the Lexington and Covington Railroad Company. The extent of the lease is eight months.

  • New Drivers


    Gabrielle Michelle Fisher, Jade Elizabeth Jenkins, Michael L. Wilson, Paul E. Wilson III, Michelle Curtis, and Emmalee Rosa.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    May 12 at 6:55 p.m. -- non-injury, US 62 East, Tiffany L. McKinney, 18, Cynthiana, driving a 1994 Ford Explorer, struck Jessie W. McKinney, 20, Cynthiana, driving a 1989 Ford F150.

    May 10 at 11:50 a.m. -- non-injury, Bobtown Road, Brent Wagoner, 22, Cynthiana, driving a 1986 Chevrolet C20, struck Viola C. Ritchie, 82, Paris, driving a 2003 Dodge Stratus.

    May 12 at 2:26 a.m. -- non-injury, KY 32 West, Timothy D. Wiley, 20, Cynthiana, driving a 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse.

  • Sports Beat

    Breds Baseball Camp

    Mac Whitaker’s “Boys of Summer” Baseball Camp will be held in the mornings, June 8-11 at the Hilltop Baseball Field. Registration will begin on Monday at 8:30 a.m. with all subsequent camp days starting at 8:45. The camp will conclude at 11:30 each morning. For more information, or to pre-register, contact Coach Whitaker at 234-4006. Cost for the four-day camp is $60 per camper.


    Breds Soccer Camp