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Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Handy House spared by commission non-vote

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Good for biceps
    6. “__’_ alive!”
    9. *Many Kurds did this from Syria in 2014
    13. Unctuous Heep, of “David Copperfield”
    14. Not pre-owned
    15. It made Harry Potter’s invisible
    16. Common Thanksgiving Day action
    17. ATM extra
    18. Reduce, _____, recycle
    19. *Captured drug lord
    21. Zoo section
    23. Go wrong
    24. Hat part
    25. Old age, archaic
    28. Musical compositions for one
    30. African equines

  • Assistance available from the Small Business Administration

    Attention businesses, homeowners and renters impacted by the August severe storms and flooding:
    The Small Business Administration (S-B-A) offers low-interest rate disaster loans.
    Homeowners may apply for funds to repair or replace disaster damaged real estate.
    Homeowners and renters may submit applications to repair or replace disaster damaged personal property including automobiles.
    Businesses may apply for funds to repair or replace disaster damaged real estate and contents.

  • Coping with cold sores

    (StatePoint) Those pesky cold sores on the lips and around the mouth always seem to pop up at the most inopportune times.
    Not only are cold sores painful, dealing with their appearance can be frustrating. But you’re not alone in dealing with this nuisance. In fact, more than half of the U.S. population carries the herpes simplex virus 1, the virus that causes cold sores, by the time they reach their 20s, according to the National Institutes of Health.

  • School Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

  • Beef Quality Assurance training scheduled for Dec. 10

    Many of you have participated in the Beef Quality Assurance program over the last 8-10 years. During that period we have shown repetition of materials and little or no learning once you have seen the materials. The program is going to change this year with a multi-level program called “Cattle Handling and Care.”

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Nov. 15 -- Jacob S. Ayala, 24, was arrested on North Church Street and charged with DUI, aggravated circumstances and failure to illuminate head lights.
    Nov. 16 -- Lisa Hurst, 50, was cited on North Walnut Street for failure/improper signal and operating with expired operator’s license.
    Nov. 16 -- Kenneth W. Herrington, 38, was arrested on two Bourbon County warrants.
    Nov. 16 -- Adolfo P. Villasana, 26, was arrested at 205 Broadway and charged with fourth degree assault, domestic violence.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Nov. 17 -- At 4 p.m., a non-injury accident on US 62 East   three miles from Cynthiana resulted in an arrest when one driver fled the accident scene. Lillian Martin of Melbourne was traveling east when she saw  a car driven by Jerrick Oldham of Mt. Olivet heading toward her. Oldham began to pass in a no-passing zone and struck Martin’s car. Oldham left the scene, but a witness to the incident continued to follow Oldham until law enforcement took him into custody.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 24, 2014
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Edith May Hall, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Deloris K. Hutchison, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of William R. Megibben, probate hearing; admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Mary Agnes Whalen, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Cypress Financial Recoveries, LLC vs. Kristy Furnish, motion hour; default judgment.
    Blue Grass Energy Coop Corp vs. Billy Hopkins, motion hour; passed.