Today's News

  • Running out of time to prune spring bloomers

    Do you have any unruly spring flowering shrubs? Well, now is your opportunity to get them cleaned up, in fact we are about to run out of time if we want to hold on to next years buds.

  • City plans for employee pay raises

    The Cynthiana City Commission approved the first reading of its 2008-2009 budget at Tuesday's regular meeting.

    The new budget contains a raise for all city employees with a range of 4.1 percent to 5 percent, depending on hourly wage. However, raises are still subject to change before the second and final reading of the ordinance at the next meeting.

    City clerk Charleen McIlvain said at a budget workshop last week that the raise schedule is basically the same as last year.

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    Mack Bailey and Nancy K. Bailey to Danny Roberts and Malinda Roberts, Parcel 1, 1 acre, on Richland Creek, $30,000.

    Deed and Consideration Certificate: Sara Noble and Ron Potts to Ronald A. Farrell and Carole Case, Tracts 2, 3, 4 on the Farms of Harrison County (1414 Hwy. 982), $260,000.

    James W. Goins and Aura Niko Goins to Leesburg Grocery, LLC, property in the village of Leesburg.

    Jess H. Burrier II and Kelli Burrier to Burrier Farm LLC, Parcel 2, 126.910 acres on Falmouth Pike (US 27).

  • Doing the Almighty happy dance

    We're doing the happy dance at my house these days.

    It started when, one day last week, I went to turn on the TV in the living room and it popped, which is never a good sound coming from a major appliance or electronic device.

    My husband had been pining for a flat-screen, high-definition TV for months and I've balked at the idea. Our TV was good enough.

    But that morning "good enough" became "dead." Later that day Barry called me at work and said, "Before you start screaming, hear me out."

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

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    May 22 -- Michael W. Brunker, 44, was cited on Main Street for no seat belts.

    May 24 -- Kayla Villasana, 18, was cited on Main Street for failure to wear seat belt.

    May 24 -- Steven R. Hardy, 21, was cited on Bridge Street for failure to wear seat belt.

    May 24 -- Daniel Cullen, 40, was cited on Bridge Street for having no insurance, reckless driving and failure to wear seat belt.

    May 24 -- James G. Smiley II, 18, was cited on U.S. 27 South for failure to wear seat belt and one head light.

  • Birth - Haven Alexis Harlow-Gripshover

    Haven Alexis Harlow-Gripshover

    Haven Alexis Harlow-Gripshover was born to Teryna and Tommy Gripshover of Cynthiana on April 14, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Terri Wells of Mt. Home, Ark. and Donald Harlow of Florence, Ind.; maternal great-grandparents are Marian Harlow and the late Dorthy Harlow, Gilbert and Sharon Wells and the late Nelson and Clara May Wells.

    Paternal grandparents are Tom and Lavern Gripshover of Hebron, Ky.

  • Harrison Memorial to host Maternity Fair on Saturday

    Last summer, Harrison Memorial Hospital gave birth to its premiere Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby Maternity Fair. The response was so positive that we decided to make it an annual event, and the public invited.

    This year's maternity fair will be held Saturday, June 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Harrison Memorial Hospital. Dozens of vendors will be on hand to provide giveaways and information to expectant parents or those who are thinking about having a child. Entrance to this event is FREE and open to the public. However, some vendors will have products for sale.

  • Police chief retiring July 31

    During his 22-year career in law enforcement, Chief Steve Muntz says it's the public service end of his job that has been most gratifying.

    Cynthiana Chief of Police Steve Muntz, 48, will be retiring July 31. He has been with the Cynthiana Police Department for 21 years.

    He said the most recent satisfying event came following the arrest of man on some minor infraction. While Muntz was processing him for arrest, he said he had the opportunity to witness to him about Jesus Christ.

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    May 23 at 8:20 p.m. -- Matthew Wolfe, 26, Jeffersonville, Ky., was arrested on a bench warrant from Harrisonee^District Court for terroristic threatening third degree.

    May 23 at 9:51 p.m. -- Terri Choate, 38, Cynthiana, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc., first offense.

    May 24 at 5:30 p.m. -- Dwayne Moore, 24, Berry, was issued a criminal summons from Pendleton District Court for theft by deception including cold checks.