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Today's News

  • Cynthiana son returns as new postmaster

     

    For the first time in decades a local man has assumed the reins at the Cynthiana Post Office.

    Boyd Marx, 58, was named postmaster earlier this month with his first day at his dream position being Sept. 7.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 9, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Dorothy A. Bell, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Troy Lee Gregg, motion hour; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Heights Finance Corporation vs. Michael Turner, motion hour; default judgment.
    Baptist Healthcare Systems vs. Allen Vega, other hearing; passed.
    Saint Elizabeth Medical Center, Inc. vs. Wanda F. Walker, motion hour; judgment.
    SMALL CLAIMS

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Sept. 5 – At 12 p.m., Kathy Callahan, 411 E. Pleasant St., reported that she was involved in an argument with David Perry, who destroyed her property then left the residence.
    Sept. 5 – At 12:58 p.m., Joseph D. Thomas, 104 Millcrest Ct. reported that he had taken a .410 shotgun to Huston B. Everett to keep while he was away from his home. When he returned Everett would not give the gun back.
    Sept. 5 – At 4:49 p.m., police were advised of a possible physical abuse of a child.

  • City faces nearly $4 million water improvements to meet EPA demands

    The Cynthiana city Commission could be looking at a nearly $4 million investment in its water treatment facility to bring water quality up to state environmental requirements. That could also mean rate increases for Cynthiana water customers.

  • Parks and Rec put hold on hiring deputy director to cut budget

    Concerns about going over budget has prompted the Cynthiana-Harrison County Parks and Recreation department to postpone hiring a new deputy director until February. 

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Collision Report
    Sept. 8 -- At 7:01 p.m. a non-injury accident occurred on KY 392 6.5 miles east of town. Diane Kinney was traveling east when she struck a deer that had crossed her path.
    Sept. 9 -- At 5:05 p.m. a non-injury accident occurred on KY 392 2.5 miles outside town. Logan Brown was traveling west when the car dropped off the side of the road. The driver over-corrected and went through a plank fence.

  • Techau family celebrates 34 years, three generations in grocery business

     

    For the last 34 years, the Techau family has owned and operated the full-service grocery with a country store charm.

    The Techau family came to Harrison County in 1979 after Ken and Sanna bought what is now known as Ken’s NewMarket from Lee Sparks.

  • 20 authors set to headline writers' conference

    In connection with the annual Writer’s Conference, there will be nearly 20 authors at a Book Signing event at the Prizing House on Friday evening, Sept. 27.  

    The free public book signing will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  

  • Former Cynthiana author releases debut thriller

    VIP Ink Publishing, LLC, recently signed suspense thriller author Sarah McClain. 

    McClain began writing stories and poems at a young age; each character or rhyme was hers to bend or manipulate. McClain’s possesses a gift of writing enthralling suspense novels with delightfully twisted plots. 

  • Clinic Pharmacy celebrates 15th anniversary

     

    Larry Wiley, R.Ph., has watched the pharmacy business change a lot over the course of his 35-year career and most changes have been a huge benefit to the consumer. 

    When he started working, he said that the vast majority of people paid cash for their medicines and only a small percentage had an insurance co-pay.