Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Reagan Renee Gorman, Sept. 4, daughter of Carol and Wes Gorman; Mikel Antonio Willis, Aug. 27, son of Stephanie Diane Willis.

    The Tim Humphries family survivors Hurricane Earl while vacationing in Cape Sanblas, Fla.

    Farrellgas, located between Cynthiana and Paris on US 27, holds grand re-opening.

    Farmers National Bank to hold first customer appreciation cookout on Sept. 28.

  • Property Transfers


    Dale Eckler and Rosa Eckler, Sara Mattox McCauley-as Trustee, to Dale Eckler and Rosa Eckler, Parcel 2, 2.845 acres on Falmouth Pike (US 27).

    John C. Malone and Linda Malone, Joe Traylor and Tammy Traylor to David Sheldt, Tracts 2 and 3 of the Dixon Road Land Division on Dixon Road, $15,000.

    E. Louise Fitzgerald to Family Fare Cafe, Inc., 3 Tracts on Walnut Street in Cynthiana, $100,000.

    Cynthia L. King and Paul M. King to Carolyn Carroway-Trustee, to Eric Luse Testamentary Trust I - by Linda E. Bawel-Trustee, 40.27 acres of Turnpike Road, $1.

  • Owen Powell Letcher - Birth

    Owen Powell Letcher

    Owen Powell Letcher was born to Nicole and Kevin Letcher of Mt. Sterling, Ky. on Aug. 26, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Ky. He weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Ellen and Bobby Franklin and Rollie and Sammie Anne Fortner of Princeton, Ky.; maternal great-grandmother is Sitter Fletcher of Princeton, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are Jim and Judy Letcher of Cynthiana, and the late Judy Mitchell Letcher; paternal great-grandparents are Ruby and Eugene Letcher of Carlisle, Ky.

  • High school sports report

    The Harrison County volleyball team overcame a slow start and came back to defeat visiting Powell County in two straight games, 25-23 and 25-12.

    The Fillies had a hard time getting the first side-out as Powell County served its way to a 7-0 lead, prompting a time-out by Harrison County coach Bill Faulkner.

  • William Hall Brenzel

    William Hall Brenzel

    William Hall Brenzel was born to John and Jouett Kinney Brenzel of Cincinnati, Ohio on Aug. 20, 2008 at Bethesda North, Cincinnati. He weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Hall and Sarah Kinney of Cynthiana.

    Paternal grandparents are John and Joyce Brenzel of Louisville, Ky.

  • Williams rushes past Breds

    Clark County running back Ryan Williams stole the show on Friday night as the visiting Cardinals rained on Harrison Countys home opener, blasting the Breds 44-0.

    Williams wasted no time in exerting his influence on the game by taking the handoff on the Cards first play from scrimmage and out-racing the entire Harrison County defense for a 90-yard TD run.

    A much-needed rain started falling about 45 minutes prior to the 7:30 kick-off ... much-needed by the community, but not by Harrison County head coach Aaron Stepp.

  • Update on amaranth trap

    Well, it is about two weeks in after my second planting of squash and cucumbers and I have broken out the neem oil to control the squash bug and cucumber beetle. Amaranth is still in the garden perimeter, trying as it might to be a trap plant, but the cucumber beetles have moved on to their favorite family of foods, the cucurbits.

  • New Drivers


    Daniel Goodlett, Brandon Halen, Matthew Burton, and Kelsey Harney.

  • Sheriff's Report



    Traffic Cases

    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriffs Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Aug. 26 at 9:22 p.m. -- Injury, Ky. 32 West, Joseph Conner, 34, Falmouth, driving a 2005 Honda Accord.

    Aug. 28 at 4:10 p.m. -- Injury, U.S. 62 East, Carolyn Gilbert, 61, Mt. Olivet, driving a 1994 Ford Expedition.

    Aug. 29 at 6:48 p.m. -- Non-injury, Ky. 1842 North, Randy Riley, 39, Cynthiana, driving a 1993 Ford Mustang; Dana Baird, 41, driving a 1991 Chevrolet S-10.

  • Cynthiana Police Dept.


    Case reports

    Aug. 20 At 9:35 a.m., Diane McClain of Radio Shack reported that two subjects entered the store and purchased two batteries for a vehicle remote, cell phone and power adapter with a credit card then one of the subjects put another set of batteries in his pocket and left the store.

    Aug. 22 At 3:18 p.m., police were called to a domestic disturbance on Walnut Street.