Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Jan. 18 -- At 1:34 p.m., Tammy Swinford reported that forged checks had been drawn on an account for which she was power of attorney. Police are seeking charges against Jesse Swinford, who told police he had cashed the checks.
    Jan. 25 -- At 5:48 a.m., police were called to Shell Apple Market where an individual reached across the counter and took money while the cashier was waiting on customers. The man was described as a white male wearing a brown ball cap, a red hooded jacket and blue jeans.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Jan. 19--Dep. Robert Peak cited Douglas Spigles for speeding 87 in a 55; failure to produce insurance card.
    Feb. 2--Dep. Nathan Gasser arrested Starla Shields on a Fayette County District Court bench warrant for failure to appear.
    Feb. 2--Dep. Robert Peak arrested Paula Clay for public intoxication.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 1, 2016
    Estate of Jeffrey Todd Adams, probate hearing; passed, no one present.
    Estate of Mary Frances McKinley Burton, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Gary Wayne Callahan, probate hearing; bond approved, order entered to be released.
    Estate of Robert W. Hedges, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Papal court
    6. Reggae precursor
    9. Eurasian duck
    13. Very small particles
    14. Politician
    15. Locker room infection?
    16. Actor ____ Fiennes
    17. Like King George, 1760-1820
    18. Salk’s conquest
    19. *Ed of “Thinking Out Loud” fame
    21. “Straight Outta Compton,” e.g.
    23. L.A. landing spot
    24. Under the weather
    25. Madonna’s iconic stagewear
    28. Catcher’s catcher
    30. Approvals
    35. Chaps

  • Heating assistance funds available for residents in need

    As the region’s unusually mild temperatures decline into those more typical of the season, some area residents may have trouble keeping their homes comfortable. For many, it’s during these times that we could all use the support of those around us.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 11
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    The Cynthiana Democratic Executive Committee will meet Thursday, Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Hospice building on US 62 East.
    Adult Baking Class - Valentine BonBons. Thursday, Feb. 11 from 10-Noon at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Registration is a must.

  • The original sentiment behind Valentine

    I suspect most of you have no idea about the person and the saintly episode that is commemorated each Feb. 14 by friends, family and most importantly, lovers.  
    In fact, there are several versions of how the most romantic Saint became a commercial success.  
    One story about St. Valentine has its origins in third century Rome where the Emperor Claudius II outlawed marriage for young single men because he valued them more as young warriors.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: David Alan Byers III, Dec. 28, son of David and Andrea Byers; Krysta Rosendale Hamm, Jan. 6, daughter of William Poe and Kristina Hamm; Marlee Delaine Harris, Dec. 16, daughter of Simon J. and Jessica Courtney Harris; Caleb Rodney Irvin, Dec. 12, son of Travis and Kelly Irvin; Taylor Marie Jones, Dec. 15, daughter of Matthew David and Jessica Thomas Jones; Aiden O’Neal Whisman, Jan. 6, son of Amber Reed and Randy Whisman Jr.

  • Make-a-Blanket Day set for Feb. 20

    Local quilters and others who want to put a warm smile on the face of a child in need should join in the upcoming Project Linus Make-A-Blanket Day.
    The North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus will host its annual Make-A-Blanket Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 20 at the First United Methodist Church in Georgetown.