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Today's News

  • Tatum Leigh Poynter

    Tatum Leigh Poynter was born to Darlene and Larry Poynter of Cynthiana on Aug. 10, 2015 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 1 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers, Shaun and Steven and sister Toshia.
    Maternal grandparents are Granville and Dicie Brewer.
    Paternal grandparents are Doug and Joyce Poynter.

  • Brunkers celebrate golden anniversary

    Jerry and Ann Brunker celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Aug. 6, by crossing the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Calif. Before leaving for California, they were honored with dinners by friends and on June 25, a party celebration by their family and friends of Cynthiana.
    The couple was united in marriage by Bro. James B. Smith on Aug. 6, 1965 at Salem Church of Christ.
    Jerry is the son of Mary Lois Brunker and the late Leo Brunker.
    Ann is the daughter of Ruby Lou Dailey McCauley and the late Roscoe H. McCauley.

  • Persingers to observe 50th anniversary

    Eddie and Cheryl Persinger will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 28. The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. on Aug. 28 at Milford Christian Church grounds, Milford, Ky.

  • Reunions

    MULLIGAN
    The descendants of George Lewis (1844-1923), and Mary William Ritchie Mulligan (1850-1943) will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, 4-H building. The reunion will start at 10 a.m. with a potluck meal at 12:30 p.m. Bring covered dishes, canned goods for food pantry and items for auction.

  • Thomas competes for Miss Teen title

    Aletha Thomas of Mount Olivet was recently selected to participate in the 2015 Miss Teen pageant competition that will take place on Sunday, Aug. 30.
    Thomas learned of her acceptance into this year’s competition when the pageant announced their selections following interviewing in the local Preliminary area. Thomas submitted an application and took part in an interview session.

  • How to naturally prevent headaches

    (SPM Wire) Pain in your brain can be a real headache. To avoid getting hit with a doozy, consider these easy tips.
    • Drink water. Dehydration causes headaches, and most Americans are not drinking enough water. Drink your eight 8-ounce cups of water every day to drastically lower your risk of getting a headache.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Peyton Clay Fryman, June 6, son of Erik and Ella Fryman; Benjamin Wagner Lawrence, Aug. 5, son of Matthew and Bristal Lawrence; Cassandra Alexis Wilson, Aug. 14, daughter of Tim and Beth Wilson.

  • School Menus

    AUG. 31-SEPT. 4
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini French toast sticks or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Mini pancakes or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Aug. 17, 2015
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of John W. Hunt, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Mary E. Reffett, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Cloyd Welch, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate pf Freddie J. Whalen, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Nancy B. McCauley, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Case reports
    Aug. 5 -- At 2:17 p.m., Lyle K. Fryman, 205 Hinkston Ave., reported that his Pollen weed trimmer was taken from his truck.
    Aug. 5 -- At 2:18 p.m., police were called to a Main Street apartment where William Whitis reported that some medications had been taken.