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Today's News

  • Officers nab arson suspect

         Police have arrested a suspect allegedly involved in a triple arson case following his confession last week.
         Just as authorities were preparing to make an arrest in the June 18 and 19 fires in Cynthiana, the suspect turned himself in.
         “At approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night, our suspect came knocking on the door of the fire house saying that he wanted to confess what he had done,” said Cynthiana Fire Chief Jay Sanders.

  • Couple weds in California ceremony

    Tanya Brum Da Silveira of Los Angeles, Calif., and Malaga, Spain, and Michael Harpel, Los Angeles, Calif., were united in marriage on May 28, 2011, at 6 p.m. in Chino Hills, Calif., by the Rev. Dennis Stahl.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a unique pink and black dress of her own design, with matching hat and black veil, topped with a Spanish Mantilla. Her bouquet was self-made of pink and black buttons.

  • Humane Society cook-out, auction is July 9

    The Humane Society of Harrison County will be hosting an auction and cook-out on Saturday, July 9, 4-8 p.m. at the Flora Shropshire Animal. There is no cost, however, donations are accepted.
    For more information, call 859-312-1267

  • Southwood hearing is next week

    Sandra Southwood will be back in court next week.
    Southwood, who is accused of trying to shoot her ex-husband and his girlfriend at their Confederate Drive home last July, is scheduled to appear in Harrison Circuit Court on July 5 at 3:30 p.m. for a pretrial hearing and possible setting of a trial date.

  • Kaler-Whalen to wed July 9 in Paducah

    Mr. and Mrs. Mike and Roxane Kaler of Benton, Ky., announces the engagement of their daughter, Emily Roxane Kaler, to W.M. Rus Whalen, son of Brad Whalen and Cathy Caudill of Cynthiana, Ky.  
    Kaler is the granddaughter of Norman Morgan and Ramona Turner of Paducah, Ky. and Jerry and Bennie Lou Kaler of Paducah. She is a 2007 graduate of Christian Fellowship School in Benton, and a 2011 graduate of Murray State University in Murray, Ky. with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing.  

  • Livestock judging team claims state title

    The Harrison County 4-H Livestock Judging team brought back the overall gold from the State Livestock Judging Contest last week.
    After a coaching change took place on April 1, new livestock judging coach Kevin Farrell assumed the responsibility of leading the team. Former coach Shelley Meyer was forced to leave due to a new job.
    “We practiced every week, usually on Mondays,” said Farrell. “We went to several farms around Harrison County and even at UK to prepare for the season.”

  • Mayor requests state aid for un-Safety Way

    If Cynthiana Mayor Steve Moses has his way, the jolting, jarring journey across the city’s Safety Way will soon be improved.
    Moses said this week that the state Transportation Cabinet was asked to pick up the tab for repairing the pothole-marred road between New Lair Road and Landmark Stone.
    While Safety Way is a city street, Moses said it was used as a detour by the large trucks who were trying to cut their time with the viaduct construction.

  • Moore-Hill to wed in private ceremony

    Timothy Jay Hill and Crystal Karen Moore, both of Cynthiana, will unite on July 16, 2011 at a private ceremony at the couple’s home.
    Hill is the son of J.R. and Jane Hill of Cynthiana.
    Moore is the daughter of Jay and Brenda Howard of Dry Ridge and the late Gale Moore of Berry.
    A reception will be held downstairs at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge at 8 p.m. All family and friends are welcome.

  • Brockmeyer-Jacobs to marry July 16

    Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Brockmeyer of Dayton, Ky., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kathryn Gayle, to Samuel Staton Jacobs, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Jacobs of Cynthiana.
    Brockmeyer is a graduate of Newport Catholic High School and has a Master of Art in Teaching from Thomas More College. She is employed by St. Henry Middle School.

  • Ian Rayne Dickey

    Ian Rayne Dickey was born to Devon and Samantha Dickey of Morehead, Ky. on May 1, 2011 at St. Claire Regional Medical Center. He weighed 5 lbs. 12 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Susan Malone of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Larry and Susan Dickey, and Mike and Mindy Presson of Leesburg, Georgetown
    Great-grandparents are Dianna and Tom Fogle, and John Evans.