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Today's News

  • Robertson County first grader shares idea for energy creation, family wins $1,500 for college

    The family of a Robertson County first-grader has won a $1,500 college savings account after their son shared his idea for creating energy. Henry Haag submitted an essay for the “Dream Out Loud Challenge” offering how he would change the world after college by creating energy with a tree branch, a cable and a drive belt. The Dream Out Loud Challenge was sponsored by the Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust (KESPT), Kentucky’s official 529 college savings plan.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding May 28, 2015
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Elizabeth Bryant Jenkins, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Cora Ruth Morrison Morris, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Ray Hickman Toadvine, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Randy Northcutt vs. Barbara Brierley, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Randy Northcutt vs. William Brown, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    May 20 -- William M. Derrickson, 322 S. Church St., advised police that auto parts that were removed from his vehicle on May 1, were returned.
    May 1 -- At 1:42 p.m., Seth Smith of Walmart loss prevention, reported that a man concealed six DVDs under the back of his shirt. After the buzzer at the exit sounded, the unknown man dropped the movies and ran from the store.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Accidents
    May 24 -- At 7:39 p.m. a one-car injury accident occurred on Grays Run Pike, 7.7 miles outside Cynthiana. Bryce T. Henning, 16, was driving outbound from US 62 and lost control of the car while going around a curve. The car left the road and struck a plank fence. Henning told officers he had been driving too fast to negotiate the curve, and was charged with no operator’s license.
    Case reports

  • Licking Valley Internal Medicine and Pediatrics adds new provider to staff

    Licking Valley Internal Medicine and Pediatrics is announce the addition of Holly Becker, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), to the staff. She joined Dr. Stephen Besson, Dr. Andrew Usery, Dr. Lauren Blackwell and Lindsey Florence, APRN, in the practice in May 2015. Licking Valley Internal Medicine and Pediatrics has two office locations - Cynthiana and Carlisle. Becker will be based in the Carlisle office starting June 2.

  • Grand Haven
  • Pet Adoption Day
  • Dairy farmer is recent guest at Cynthiana Lions Club

    Bill Crist is similar in many ways to the members of the Cynthiana Lions Club he  spoke with on May 26 – working hard and taking pride in providing a quality product to customers. But unlike the typical local business, Crist’s most important asset is cows and his product is milk. Crist and his family are dairy farmers.
    The Crist family owns Crist Dairy near Edmonton, Kentucky. They milk 500 cows three times a day, every day.

  • Perennial hardy geraniums

    My interest in hardy geraniums started around 1996.   In European gardens they were as commonplace as phlox was in American perennial gardens.  
    Twenty years later and hardy geraniums are available in all their glory at most garden centers.
    Experience has taught us which ones are suited to our warm summer climate.
    Most of us think of geraniums as an annual that we plant in our yards or in pots to add color to our patios during the summer months.  Well, this plant is actually a Pelargonium.  

  • Additional acreage dedicated to CRP for wildlife habitat and wetlands

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announces that an additional 800,000 acres of highly environmentally sensitive land may be enrolled in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) under certain wetland and wildlife initiatives that provide multiple benefits on the same land.