Today's News

  • Six candidates seek four city commission positions

    There will be no local elections on the primary ballot this spring.
    According to Harrison County Clerk Linda Furnish, only six candidates filed seeking election to the Cynthiana City Commission. For there to have been a primary race, nine candidates needed to file.
    The six candidates -- incumbents Gary Brunker, Jack Keith, Billy Grayson, Roger Slade, along with Mary Grable and Amanda Moore -- will appear on the November ballot.

  • Reds Caravan comes to Cynthiana

    The Cincinnati Reds Caravan cruised through Cynthiana last  Thursday with a noon stop at Angilo’s in Harrison Square. In one photograph, below, Reds manager Dusty Baker, signed a bobble head for James Martin, behind and to the right of Baker. Seated at the table with Baker is former Cynthiana City Commission Bill Doan. Looking on are Chuck Duffy and Bill Poindexter. Reds fans packed the two dining rooms at Angilo’s. Also pictured below, Todd Frazier, right, who is a left fielder and third baseman for the Reds, signed autographs for fans.

  • Impact award nominations needed

    The Bluegrass Alliance for Women seeks nominations for its 2012 Impact Awards.
    These awards, given at the county level, recognize women who have made a strong commitment to improve the lives of women and girls within the 17-county Bluegrass Area Development District. These awards bring recognition to women who are empowering women and girls in their communities and might otherwise go unnoticed through other channels.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    Jan. 21 – At 3:02 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Salem Pike. John Walker was traveling on Salem Pike when he attempted to reach for lighter and veered into the other lane and struck Loretta Gibbons who was traveling in the opposite direction.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Jan. 16 – At 12:04 p.m., Melvin Mynear reported that someone removed a $600 portable sanitation unit that was located at the Cynthiana Waste Water Treatment Plant that belonged to Martin Sanitation.
    Jan. 18 – At 11:41 a.m., James Thompson, Pleasant Street reported that someone spray painted the rear of his wife’s vehicle overnight.

  • Grassland Reserve Program application deadlines are Feb. 15 and April 2

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is accepting applications for the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP).  Although GRP applications are continually accepted, the application ranking cutoff dates for 2012 are Feb. 15 and April 2.
    Applications received after April 2, 2012, will be deferred until the next ranking cycle.
    The Grassland Reserve Program is a voluntary program offering landowners and operators the opportunity to protect grazing uses and related conservation values by conserving and restoring grassland resources.  

  • Property Transfers

    General Warranty Deed: Jeffrey W. Dale and April Allyson Dale to Charles B. Stroub and Kathy A. Stroub, property at 206 Meadow Lane, $119,700.
    Harrison Deposit Bank and Trust Company to Thomas Scott Slade, property on Republican Pike (Ky. 392), $26,000.
    DGS Development LTD to David Edwards and Brenda Edwards, Tract 5 of Judy Ridge Land Division, $36,000.
    Deed and Consideration Certificate: Kentucky Housing Corporation to Gary Mitchell and Geneva Mitchell, property at 104 Cladorbon Drive (Lot 3 - Block A of the Western Hills Subdivision), $55,000.

  • New Drivers

    Michael Bryant, Alisha Bledsoe, Chelsea Arnold, Hailey Jones, Megan Gayhart and Sierra Ritchie.

  • Leadership Graduate
  • Academic briefs

    Edie Carson was named to the Dean’s List at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky.
    Placement on the Dean’s List is merited by achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Carson earned a 4.0 grade point average for the Fall 2011 semester. She is enrolled in the Bachelor Science of Nursing program.
    Carson was also selected for Who’s Who in American Colleges.
    She is the daughter of Ottis and Carol Carson.