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Today's News

  • King-Hunt to marry April 20

    Irvin and Lynne King of Cynthiana announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha King, to Jimmy Hunt, son of James and Charlette Hunt of Cynthiana.
    The ceremony will be held on April 20, 2013 in Seviereville, Tenn.

  • Court ups budget for Parks and Rec., jail

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court passed the first reading of an ordinance that will include an additional $83,570 in the budget for the remaining fiscal year.

    With March 1 approaching, which marks the date when the Parks and Recreation Committee will assume all recreational responsibilities, the fiscal court is pressed to pass a budget amendment that will include funds needed for operation of recreation.

  • Medlins to celebrate 60th anniversary

    Steve and Patsy Medlin will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with their family at a reception at their home on Saturday, Feb. 16.
    They were married Feb. 15, 1953 at Riverview Baptist Church. Bro. J. D.  Duncan, pastor of the church, performed the traditional ceremony of exchanging vows.

  • Don’t fall for do-not-call scam

    Scammers have been making phone calls posing as representatives of the National Do Not Call Registry. The calls claim to provide an opportunity to sign up for the registry or ask consumers to verify their information. Of course, the callers are really trying to solicit personal information, which opens victims up to identity fraud.

     How the Scam Works:

  • Homemaker Briefs

    • Cat Sweatshirt Jacket: Feb. 25 at 9 a.m and 5 p.m. Cost is $5. Deadline to register is Feb. 18. Call 234-5510.

    • Hospice Pillow Project: Feb. 19 at 9 a.m. at the Extension Office.

    • Go Red Reception: Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. at the Cynthiana Christian Church.

  • School district faces $215,000 assessment in KSBIT deficit payoff

    While Kentucky’s school districts are scrambling to make up a nearly $60 million deficit in the Kentucky School Boards Insurance Trust (KSBIT), Harrison County is sitting marginally better off than most.

  • Jesse Lawson McGuire Lynd

    Jesse Lawson McGuire Lynd was born to Gregory and Heather (Gregg) Lynd of Louisville on Dec. 20, 2012 at Baptist East.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Jim and Sharon Lynd of Ironton, Ohio.
    Paternal grandparents are Bob and Laura Gregg of Cynthiana, Ky.
    Great-grandparent is Voleta Gregory of Frankfort Ky.

  • Daniel sworn in as sheriff's deputy

     Joe Daniel, formerly of the Cynthiana Police Department, was sworn in as the new Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy by Harrison County Circuit Court Judge Jay Delaney. Daniel was added to the crew to replace former deputy Steve McCauley. Daniel’s first day as deputy was Feb. 1.

  • Banyan Taggart Batson

    Banyan Taggart Batson was born to H.D. and Cindi Batson on Sept. 29, 2012.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 15 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Brynlee Raine Batson.
    Paternal grandparents are Donnie and Kay Batson of Cynthiana.
    Maternal grandparents are Ben and Terry Sloat of Harrison County.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Dillon Lee Delano Hunter, Feb. 4, son of Tiffany and Robert Hunter; Matthew Conner Kilpela, Dec. 26, son of Matthew and Jeannie Kilpela.
    A Lexington pilot is still missing. The 66 year old pilot left the Georgetown airport on Jan. 9 headed for Kansas City, Mo. His plane was last detected on radar headed toward Cynthiana. the Civil Air Patrol has conducted a four-state search for plane wreckage along his assumed path but has not found anything. The block box in the plane has never signaled trouble.