Today's News

  • Leesburg Homemakers
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Wesley Andrew Nickerson, Nov. 18, son of Walter and Emily Nickerson.
    Eight year old Hallie Clough celebrates birthday in a different fashion. On her party invitations she requested items that were cat-suitable to be donated to the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter’s cat room. She had commented that she did not need toys and Christmas was on the way. Therefore, she decided to collect items for the animal shelter.

  • Top five tips for purchasing safe toys this holiday season

    More than 250,000 children are killed or injured while playing with toys each year in the U.S. As you’re doing your holiday shopping, local child advocates are offering advice that could help keep a child you love out of the emergency room.

  • Academic briefs

    Susan Darnell of Cynthiana was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Darnell was initiated at Eastern Kentucky University.

  • Church briefs

    Central Christian  Church will begin The Lord’s Kitchen at its Second and Riggs Avenue location this month.
    The kitchen will be open to the public the following Saturdays: Dec. 5 and 19, Jan. 9 and 23, and Feb. 6 and 20. Hours for the free meals are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    For more information call Benny Northcutt, senior minister, 859-588-3800, or Justin Northcutt, 859-298-4034.


  • Annual psalm of thanksgiving

    Editor’s note: Nancy Kennedy has been writing an annual psalm of thanksgiving since 1999 when she first started writing her column.

    Dear God,
    It’s that time of year when I sit down to compose my annual psalm of thanksgiving. This will be my 16th year of making public my thanks and gratitude to you for yet another year of your faithfulness to me.
    This past year has been difficult in so many ways. At times I’ve felt like a dog’s chew toy, eaten up and slobbered on. I’ve felt pulled and pushed, stretched and torn.

  • Building a life

    By Mike Bowen, guest columnist

    Covenant Presbyterian Church

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 26

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 16, 2015
    Estate of Melvin Florence, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Martha S. Geoghegan, probate hearing; will probated, order entered, bond approved.
    World Finance Corporation vs. Lynda Baber, motion hour; default judgment.
    Midland Funding LLC vs. Chad Bell, motion hour; judgment.
    Cynthiana Properties LTD vs. Brittney Gilliam, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Nov. 13 -- At 8:10 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Ky. 1842 North 9.6 miles west of Cynthiana. David A. Long II of Ky. Hwy. 1842 East was traveling south when his vehicle struck a deer.