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Today's News

  • Museum Musings

    * Veterans - All of us at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum encourage veterans of all wars to share their stories. Have you visited the museum military rooms? Is your story recorded?
    * There are two huge notebooks at the museum containing the narratives of local veterans. Truly a wealth of information. Is your story included? Or perhaps your spouse or parent or grandparent has an account which should be saved? There is a reading room available at the museum - one cannot imagine the heartwarming, courageous stories.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Aug. 18
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. The program will be announced the night of the meeting.  The public is always welcome.

    FRIDAY, Aug. 19
    Kentucky Historical Society Museum. Greg Hardison and Adam Luckey will present a play, Current Events: The Flatboat Diary of John G. Stuart, at the Rohs Theater at 1 p.m., with a fourth grade special invitation.

    SATURDAY, Aug. 20

  • Hill takes first flight at age 87

    Frances H. Hill took her first airplane ride at the age of 87 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport in the spring. Her pilot was her son, Frank Hill, of Otowah, Tenn., and the owner of the plane.

  • Grand opening held for Cynthiana Chiropractic

    A Wisconsin native has traded his cheese head in for bluegrass hospitality and small-town life.
    Dr. Brian Schulz recently picked Harrison Square to be the home of his chiropractic practice.
    Schulz started his education at the University of Wisconsin as he worked toward his original goal to become a vascular surgeon.
    “I first started out wanting to become a vascular surgeon,” said Schulz. “Unfortunately, I kind of got burnt out with school and decided not to pursue that career.”

  • Wiggins advances to semi-finals in Coca-Cola Talent Classic

    Brooklin Wiggins of Cynthiana has qualified to compete in the 2011 Coca-Cola Talent Classic Semi-Finals competition at the Kentucky State Fair. She will be competing Saturday, Aug. 20 at 12:30 p.m. in the South Wing Conference Center.

  • CLARIFICATION

    On July 23, Michael T. McCall, 20, was issued a warning citation for careless driving on U.S. 27 South. It was previously reported that McCall’s father had received the citation.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Aug. 5 -- Mark D. Richardson, 29, was arrested on Third Street and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, no insurance, leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid and DUI.
    Aug. 5 -- Joshua S. Bell, 32, was arrested on North Church Street and charged with disregarding stop sign and DUI, aggravated circumstances.
    Aug. 6 -- Kay L. Faulconer, 44, was issued a warning citation for speeding on U.S. 27 North.

  • Cynthiana police department, 1978
  • 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.

    Aug. 3   At 5:31 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 1054 South. Justin Watts was traveling on KY 1054 and dropped off the side of the road and overcompensated resulting in Watts striking a wire fence and utility pole.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Aug. 4, 2011
    FELONY CASES
    Robbie Williams, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; waive to grand jury.
    MISDEMEANOR CASES
    Keith Harwood, 1984, pretrial conference; non-support; state inmate, dismissed without prejudice.
    Melissa Carpenter, 1971, show cause deferred/installment payment; bond to be applied to fines and costs, case remanded.
    Jeffrey D. Stokley, 1970, show cause deferred/installment payment; paid.