Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Aug. 1--Dep. Robert Peak cited William Michael Jenkins, Falmouth, with speeding (22 mph over the limit), no registration plates, no registration receipt and failure to produce insurance card.
    Aug. 4--Dep. Nathan Gasser served an arrest warrant from Harrison District Court to Shawna Estes for non-payment of fines.
    Aug. 5--Dep. Robert Peak cited Travis L. Whaley, Shelbyville, with speeding (20 mph over the limit.)

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Case reports
    Aug. 4 -- At 4:25 p.m., John K. Chasteen, 121 Old Lair Road, reported to police that Diane Slade, Culpepper Drive, came into his residence and demanded that he pay her the $4 she claimed he owed her for a pack of cigarettes. He claimed that Slade slapped him in the face and left the residence.

  • School Menus

    August 21-25
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: No School.
    TUESDAY: French toast stick with syrup or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Mini cinnis or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Chocolate chip muffin or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.


  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Trey Morgan Bramel July 19, son of Danelle Sampley and Catesby Bramel; Damien Dean Wells, July 26, son of Dennis Dean Wells and Patti Jo Hollon.
    Donald Northcutt, owner of Cynthiana Moving and a previous furniture store, has received a patent on his Buddy Dolly Moving System. The product was a way to help in his moving business.
    Fred Morris ends 28-year service as city police/E-911 dispatcher.

  • Reunions

    Descendants of Nicholas Corbin Marsh and Mary Holton Marsh held their annual reunion at the Elks Shelter in Cynthiana on Aug. 6. The following names were recorded in the attendance book.

  • Museum Musings

    *Cynthiana News, July 25, 1872 -- “Last Monday was court day in Cynthiana. The crowd was good and money tight. There were about 70 head of cattle on the market.”
    *Cynthiana Democrat, May 21, 1970 -- “The 3M plant located on the New Lair Pike has completed one year of production in Cynthiana. The first assembly work started May 26, 1969.”

  • Sims celebrate 30th anniversary

    Ronnie and Judy Sims were married on July 10, 1987 at the Rev. Robert Anderson’s home in Cynthiana.
    Their daughters, Patty Purcell and Tonya Fuller, surprised them with a 30 year anniversary potluck on July 8 with their family and friends.

  • Indeterminate or determinate?

    I received a letter from a reader years ago that asked somewhat of a philosophical question regarding determinate tomatoes.  
    Yes, philosophical, because she asked why would we plant a tomato that sets its fruit, reaches a certain point, stops growing, ripens nearly at once and then dies?
    Our love affair with homegrown tomatoes would more logically dictate that we grew only indeterminate tomatoes that reached monstrous proportions and yielded fruit into a first killing frost.

  • Phase I Program to begin Aug. 24

    The Harrison County Ag Development Committee will open the application process for the 2017 County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) on Aug. 24, 2017. The applications will be available at the Harrison County Extension Office, 668 New Lair Road, Cynthiana, beginning Thursday, Aug. 24. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, for the application period. Applications will be available for 15 business days ending on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution