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Today's News

  • Madelynn Leigh Muntz

    Madelynn Leigh Muntz was born to Josh and Ashley Muntz of Cynthiana on Nov. 24, 2010 at Saint Joseph East Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Danny and Emma Stroub of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Mary Stroub of Cynthiana and the late Henry Stroub and Mary Hedges of Paris, Ky. and the late Harvey Hedges.
    Paternal grandparents are Connie Webber and Danny and Julie Muntz, all of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Cecil Webber and the late Georgina Webber and the late Charles Muntz and the late Hedy Muntz, all of Cynthiana.

  • Elizabeth Grace Brown

    Ashley Graham Brown and Sarah J. Kuster Brown of Smithfield, N.C., announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Grace on Jan. 18, 2011, at Wake Med Hospital in Cary, N.C.
    Elizabeth Grace weighed 6 lbs 0 oz.
    Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Dewey (Skip and Sylvia) Kuster III of Cynthiana. Great-grandparents are Marguerite Wornall Kuster of Cynthiana and the late Dewey Kuster Jr.  and the late Blanche B. Lewis and J. Vance Lewis of New Bern, N.C.

  • Colton Joseph Hutchison

    Colton Joseph Hutchison was born Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, at Harrison Memorial Hospital to Dean and Andrea Hutchison. He weighed 7 lbs. and 6 oz.
    He is welcomed home by his brothers, Andrew and Brody Fryman.
    Colton’s maternal grandparents are Mike and Joyce Gibson. Paternal grandparents are Joe and Ann Hutchison.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Weekly News, July 1866 -- “A bonded whiskey warehouse on North Main Street collapsed with a ‘tremendous’ cresh, with the result that for the time being whiskey was in plentiful supply in Cynthiana. A great time was had by many.”
    * Log Cabin, Sept. 21, 1917 -- “Army Mules Wanted. Will be in Cynthiana Court Day, Monday, Sept. 24 to buy mules for United States Army, 1,000 to 1,250 pounds, five to 10 years old. Bring in your mules. Gentry-Thompson Co.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • NRCS accepting applications for the Grassland Reserve Program

    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 date for 2011 is March 31. Applications received after March 31, 2011 will be deferred until the next ranking cycle.

  • Cattle producers could see an exciting year

    2011 has the potential to be an exciting year for cow/calf producers. Prices for feeder steers are very high and demand will remain high because of domestic use and demand from other countries in the world. Economists have shown producers for years that cow/calf producers are under appreciated and the least paid for their investment. This has changed in the last couple of years with the reduction in size of the herds. In the short term, the prices of our feeder calves are at a high level because of the supply and demand.

  • Easy Valentine blooms that keep on giving

    psis about the house and three of them have just begun to shoot up a bloom spike that once in bloom (probably still about a month away) will bloom for months if I keep them out of direct sunlight.
    One plant is like 10 fresh cut bouquets and they are so delicately lovely you just can’t beat them as a nice Valentine gesture.

  • 38th District pairings set

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds will open the 38th District Tournament facing Nicholas County on Monday, Feb. 21.  
    The girls’ game will start on Monday at 6:15 p.m. with the boys’ game to follow 25 minutes after the floor and bench area are cleared from the first game.  
    The game times will be the same on Tuesday night, Feb. 22, when the teams from Deming and Pendleton County square off. The winners will advance to the championship games; the girls on Thursday at 7:30 and the boys on Friday at 7:30.  

  • Jury finds Clark not guilty

    A Cynthiana man was found not guilty of the misdemeanor charges filed against him last July.
    Gilbert Clark appeared before a Harrison County District Court jury on Friday to contest the five charges of alcohol intoxication, disorderly conduct, fourth degree assault, fourth degree attempted assault and resisting arrest.
    Clark was arrested on July 3 following an alleged fight at a family cook-out.
    The jury found Clark not guilty of all charges.

    For more on this story, see this week’s Cynthiana Democrat.