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Today's News

  • Three inducted Saturday night to Football Hall of Fame

    Ronald K. “Butch” Ritchie, John Daniel Herrington and Dr. Chris Kerns were inducted into the Harrison County High School Football Hall of Fame Saturday night in a ceremony held in the high school cafeteria.  
    Jim Swinford, who served as emcee for the evening, presented a special recognition plague to Dr. Brian Mulberry. Mulberry, in his brief remarks, encouraged those in attendance to come to the aid of young people whenever possible.  
    “This is a tough time to be a kid,” he noted.  

  • Hampton honored for 50 years as church organist

    A 50-year celebration will be held to honor Patsy Palmer Hampton on Sunday, Aug. 17, at 10:45 a.m. at Republican Christian Church.
    Hampton has given 50 years of service to her church. She began playing the organ at church when she was 15 years old.
    Hampton said she began taking piano lessons from Irene Smith, who played for the First United Methodist Church in Cynthiana, when she was in the first grade. She continued taking lessons through high school and even one college class. Each of the other four Palmer sisters also took piano lessons from Mrs. Smith.

  • Stock Chart
  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Ode to the Greatly Offended among us

    One night several weeks ago, my husband said good night, ran into the bedroom and locked the door — something he’s done dozens of times, always in a playful, good-natured way, always unlocking it within seconds.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. TV’s Donald Draper, e.g.
    6. ___ of Good Feelings
    9. Type of ski lift
    13. *Yellow cheese eaten in Amsterdam?
    14. No amount
    15. *Rome’s Colosseum
    16. *You use it to find your way to world capitals
    17. Maltese or Havanese, e.g.
    18. European finch
    19. Blood infection
    21. *Plato’s home
    23. “The Joy Luck Club” author
    24. Sound of bells
    25. Maple syrup precursor
    28. Computer application command

  • Corrections

    In the feature story on Suzanne McComas, it was another private investigator, McComas’ colleague, that discovered a murder witness had lied because her apartment window faced in the opposite direction.
    In the public records section, in an injury accident on Rocky Springs Road on July 29, it was Heidi Coghill’s car, not Gregory Baxter’s, that went off the road and overturned.

  • Getting lost, then discovering I was on the right path all along

    My first drive up to Cynthiana was breathtaking. Living in Lexington for three years, I had never truly seen “horse country.” I thought horse country was Lexington. But the drive on US 27 is lush, rolling hills and acres of farm land.
    I didn’t know what to expect when I arrived in Cynthiana. Of course, I did  my research, found out the history of Cynthiana and read a few Democrats in preparation.

  • Community Calendar 8-14-14

    THURSDAY, Aug. 14
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Aug. 15
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 15 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.

    SATURDAY, Aug. 16

  • Water Day 2014