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  • Garnett named Cynthiana’s Farmers Deposit Bank branch manager

    When Charlie Garnett retired as branch manager of Fifth-Third Bank in Cynthiana, he said that he planned to stay out of regular work until he ran out of money.
    “I made it to Wednesday,” he joked.
    Then opportunity, in the form of the Farmers Deposit Bank leadership, came knocking with an offer for him to be the Harrison County branch manager.
    Garnett surprised himself a bit when he accepted the offer. He honestly expected to spend more than five days as  an official retiree.

  • Kincaid Regional Theatre
  • Serious injury avoided in Pike wreck

    Two vehicles collided at Highland Avenue and East Pike Street at 10:53 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, when one vehicle did not notice another was stopped to turn left.
    Mildred Fuller, 90, of Cynthiana, was driving along East Pike Street when she rear ended Larry Hunt, 63, of Cynthiana, as he was stopped to turn left onto Highland Avenue.
    Fuller’s Chevrolet Cavalier sustained moderate damage, and Hunt’s Kia Sportage sustained moderate to severe damage, according to a Cynthiana Police Department report.

  • Public library teen leadership group brings characters to life in Summer Reading Program

    A new leadership program at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library has teenagers turning fictional literature and book characters, such as Batman and Doctor Who, into life using the Summer Reading Program.
    Leadership in Training (LIT) is a program led by Cindy Franklin, the youth services librarian,  that groups teenagers from sixth to 12th grade, with a total of 18 students planning events throughout the year. Franklin said she had 80 applicants originally when she was trying to make the LIT program a reality.

  • FFA News
  • Academic briefs

    HICKS
    Annastasia Hicks has been named to the Dean’s List for the winter/spring terms at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.
    Hicks is the daughter of John and Tamera Hicks of Cynthiana and is a graduate of Harrison County High School.

    MCTC
    Maysville Community and Technical College releases the Dean’s and President’s Honors List for full and part-time students for the Spring 2014 semester.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    June 30 -- At 2:35 p.m., Conrad B. Fritz, 108 Bradford Drive, reported that he and guests were outside on the deck drinking and Leonard Mineer walked over and punched him in the face. This allegedly occurred on June 28. Fritz said he was afraid to report it to the police for fear of being attacked again.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    July 6 -- At 9:26 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on KY 32 W within the city limits. Karlee Cooper of KY 32 hit a deer.
    July 6 -- At 9:32 p.m., a car on KY 392 three miles from town caught fire and burnt the entire inside of the vehicle. Robert Hudgins of Salem Pike reported that his car had died on the roadway. Attempting to re-start the car, he saw smoke coming from the dash area. He evacuated the car as it caught fire.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 7, 2014
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Virginia L. Ashba, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Martha Nell Stanford, motion hour; (motion to withdraw), motion sustained.
    Estate of Clyde Chester Turner, other hearing; order entered.
    Estate of John T. Troxell, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Robert L. Stroub, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES

  • Property Transfers

    Kiana Patrice Walker to Robert Walker, property on West Penn Street.
    Quit Claim Deed: American Homeowner Preservation Fund, LP to U.S. Bank Trust National Association, property at Lot 22, Block C (134 N. Elmarch Ave.), $10.
    Vicky Casey Ritchie to Joseph Adam Yazell and Jennifer Smiley Yazell, property on Berry-Renaker Road, $50,000.
    Shawn Ritchey and Elizabeth Ritchey and Scott Herrington and Marlene Herrington to Kevin Spaulding and Karla A. Spaulding, property on Ky. 1032 (Needmore-Colmansville Road), $120,000.