Today's News

  • EKU journalism student from Cynthiana wins first place in SPJ Mark of Excellence contest

    A series on heroin addiction in a rural community written by an Eastern Kentucky University journalism student won first place for In-Depth Reporting in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards.
    Daniel Klapheke, a junior journalism and broadcast double major from Cynthiana, wrote “The Pursuit of Joy: A Battle for Faith, Hope and Integrity” while a 2015 Kentucky Press Association intern at The Falmouth Outlook. He is managing editor for The Eastern Progress student newspaper.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    March 25 -- At 5:37 p.m., Katrina Fleharty, 321 S. Walnut St., reported that her 55-inch TCL Smart TV had been taken from her residence.
    March 26 -- At 8:31 a.m., Garlena C. Belcher, 507 Elmarch Ave., reported that someone attempted to break into the residence. The back door had a mark where it appeared that someone had used a crowbar and bent the door.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    April 15--Dep. Matt Royse cited and arrested Ruth Bills for no brake lights, operating on a suspended license, possession of drug paraphernalia, no registration receipt and failure to produce an insurance card.
    April 15--Dep. Matt Royse cited Julie North with failure to wear seat belts and failure to produce insurance card.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 18, 2016
    Estate of Catherine Moore Ritchie, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Cynthia Kay Sullivan, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Larry Thomas Kearns, other hearing; order entered.
    Capital One Bank vs. Linda H. Byrd, motion hour; motion withdrawn.
    Randy Northcutt vs. Terry Loop, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • New Drivers

    Ryan Grant Cape Slemp, Johnathan Skylar Strickland, Bryce Cameron Henderson, Benjamin Nicholas Bowen, Callie Jo Powell, Jamie Marie Kay Buckler, Tanner Harney, Garyn Beckett, Rodney Ogden Jr., Josh Dorton, Cameron Cooper, Kyler Williams, Samantha Campbell, Kassadie Childers, Billy Slone, Dylan James Baisden, Kelby Ann Gaunce.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Carson Thomas Landrum, April 8, son of Kevin and Debbie Landrum; Carlie Jo Mullett, March 14, daughter of Vernon and Leslie Mullett; Emma Ruth and Madison Sue Renaker, March 4, twin daughter of Will and Jennifer Renaker.
    Gov. Ernie Fletcher vetoed a $1 million allocation to the Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking Valley Campus for an expansion (more classrooms to support a nursing program).

  • Living green...a matter of choice

    Green Living means living in a way that causes as little harm as possible to the Earth. “Green living” refers to choices and activities that have a positive impact on our natural environment without reducing the quality of our lifestyle. The practice of living green minimizes or eliminates toxins from our environment and reduces harmful actions that affect our environment. Reliable information regarding green living and green products leads to better decisions and practices.

  • Swing donation
  • Kadence Elizabeth Moore

    Kadence Elizabeth Moore was born to Nicholas Wayne Moore and Jacqueline Marie Coppage of Cynthiana on Monday, April 18, 2016 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Lewis Allen Coppage and Anita Dawn Gaunce of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Barbara Wheater and Lewis and Casity Coppage and Patty True and Curt Bartram.
    Paternal grandparents are Darlene Moore of Falmouth, Ky. and the late Douglas Wayne Moore; paternal great-grandparents are Gladys Moore and Ellis Gentry and Wanda Faye Gentry.

  • Mow high for lawn health

    I don’t worry about my lawn so much; I see all the weeds, yellow dandelions and purple violets as food for our growing lambs.  
    As the grass grows, I think, “Where will I move them next?”  
    I do understand, however, that this is not the point that most people are operating on.  Most do worry about the appearance of their lawn, but the funny thing is that many of our lawn care habits actually create additional problems that need some sort of intervention.