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Today's News

  • Back a Vet accepting donations for veterans

    Community Action Council is seeking donations of the following items for veterans experiencing homelessness in Bourbon, Fayette, Harrison, Jessamine and Nicholas counties: Backpacks (new or gently used), personal hygiene items (new-trial size, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo/conditioner, shaving cream, disposable razors; white socks (new); 12 oz. bottles of water.

  • 40 years and counting

    After 40 years in Cynthiana, fifth-generation Bullard granddaughter says the move to small-town USA has met every need of the still-family-owned business.
    Unless one stumbled onto Bullard’s website, the mounds of history behind one of Cynthiana’s shining stars would never be completely known or understood.
    The business saw its first light of day in 1898 San Francisco when Edward Dickinson Bullard began supplying carbide lamps and other mining equipment to gold and copper miners in California, Nevada and Arizona.

  • Natural gas price to increase this winter

    Columbia Gas of Kentucky has received approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) for its most recent Gas Cost Adjustment (GCA).
    Effective Nov. 28, Columbia Gas of Kentucky’s gas supply cost will be $4.2366 per Mcf (1,000 cubic feet). The new gas supply cost, which will remain in effect until the next scheduled Gas Cost Adjustment in March 2013, is 22 percent lower than the same period last year.

  • Webster Avenue closed
  • Gun thief enters guilty plea in federal court

    A Cynthiana man first indicted in federal court on a theft charge has entered a guilty plea.
    Jonathan Wayne Moore was indicted in July in Lexington on a charge of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
    Last week, Moore entered a guilty plea to the charge and was recommended to serve a 15-year sentence, according to Cpl. Walter Tapp who first charged Moore.
    Moore was arrested on May 21, just minutes after he entered Cynthiana Jewelry and Pawn Shop on Church Street and fled the store with a .38 pistol.

  • Teen killed in Saturday wreck

    One Cynthiana teen is in serious condition following a fatal crash that killed her cousin on US 62 East Saturday, Dec. 8.
    The Christmas holiday will serve as a reminder of tragedy for one Cynthiana family following the fatal crash on US 62, which claimed the life of Cynthia Neace, 18.
    Neace was the passenger of a 1988 Ford Escort, which was being driven by Kristina Noble, 18, on US 62 around 6:15 p.m. right before the wreck.

  • Craft ideas to transform your home for the holidays

    (StatePoint) This year, forego those store-bought plastic reindeers and craft your own holiday décor instead.
    Personalization adds a unique and elegant touch to your home. And with a little ingenuity, even items you’d normally throw away like candy wrappers and old magazines can be transformed into spectacular vases, holiday gifts and jewelry.

  • Don’t fall victim to holiday scammers

    ‘Tis the season.
    Yes siree. Gifting. Baking. Decorating. Sharing. Scamming.
    Huh?
    That’s right. It’s one of the busiest times of the year for cheating thy neighbor.
    Well, maybe not neighbor precisely, but certainly cheating others.
    We are supposed to be living a Hallmark movie at this time of year. You know, no stress, perfect children, plenty of money for gift-buying; that’s the Hallmark life. Right?
    Then why is the Better Business Bureau warning about scams and bogus bargains?

  • Kids got Talent
  • School Menus

    Dec. 17-21
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.
    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Pancakes or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Cereal choice or toasted cheese sandwich, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: No School
    FRIDAY: No School
    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
    Monday: Egg/cheese on english muffin or cereal/toast, fruit, variety of milk