Today's News

  • Score 'N' More
  • Bumper crop squash not a sure thing

    You know all the jokes about people having bumper crops of summer squash?  Squash shows up in people’s cars or in public spaces because there is so much that the gardener can’t even give it away.  Well, that’s never really been a problem for me.  I have a little bit of that problem this year and I give credit to the variety and the fact that it was plated later than usual.  Others, however, have not been so blessed.

  • Young-Torres wed at Emerald Isle

    Kelsey Ann Young, daughter of Donnie and Tracye Young and Juan Pablo Torres, son of Guillermo and Trinidad Torres, were married on May 10, 2014 at Emerald Isle Beach, NC.
    Brittany Young, sister of the bride, served as maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Hannah Clampitt and Jennifer Faasii-Smith, friends of the bride.
    The groom’s attendants were Carlos Hernandez and Karuva Kaseke, friends of the groom.
    The flower girl was Lola Walinaris, friend of the groom. Tyler Ross Barnes, nephew of the bride, served as ring bearer.

  • Reunions

    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris, Ky. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Bring a covered dish, soft drinks. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished. Also bring family tree information.
    For more information call Deloris G. Brooks at 859-987-4744 or Joyce G. Dean at 859-948-7064.


  • Museum Musings

    * Surely hope that you have had the opportunity to visit the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum during its 20th Anniversary Celebration or during the Community Art Walk or on other recent Fridays or Saturdays. Don’t wait until the Rod Run before you come again.
    * Cynthiana News, July 11, 1867 -- “Special Notice - They are selling at Dabney’s drug store the Eugenia Hair Restorer in mammoth sized bottles at only 75 cents per bottle. Try it.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Trenton Kyle Marshall Wayne Coldiron, July 16, son of Laura Beth Cummins and Timothy Wayne Coldiron; Lucas Clay Herrington, July 26, son of Larry Ray and Heather Herrington.
    Opening Soon: Neace Speed Shop, 916 Hwy. 62 East (Oddville Pike). Offers certified service at affordable prices, OEM exhaust gas and diesel, oil changes, tires, brakes, performance parts.

  • Academic briefs

    Allison Louise Perkins, a native Cynthiana resident, graduated from the University of Kentucky on May 10, 2014. She is the daughter of Jeff and Pam Perkins of Cynthiana and the granddaughter of Mary Perkins of Cynthiana and the late Donnie Perkins, and Alma Hardin of Maysville and the late Elbert Hardin. She is also a 2011 graduate of Harrison County High School.
    She graduated Magna Cum Laude, received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree with special honors in Psychology, and was named to the Dean’s List three times.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Aug. 2 -- James N. Gallagher, 41, was arrested on North Main Street and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, disregarding traffic control device (light), failure to wear seat belt and failure to produce insurance card.
    Aug. 2 -- David J. Ondeck, 56, was arrested on a Boone County warrant.
    Aug. 2 -- Brady Grose, 19, was cited on U.S. 27 South at the Food Lion parking lot for alcohol intoxication and person 18-20 possessing/purchasing/having another purchase alcohol.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Aug. 1 -- At 10:29 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on KY 3003 about six miles east of the city limits. Dwayne Vanderen, 52, of Honeysuckle Drive was arrested on KY 3003 for driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to produce a valid driver’s license. Vanderen reportedly blew a .153 on the PBT.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Aug. 5, 2014
    Timothy Maybrier, 1970, preliminary hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations, probation continued.
    Steven W. Bell, 1958, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations, probation continued.
    Barry Brierly, 1993, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations, probation continued.