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Today's News

  • Battle of Blue Licks will be re-enacted Aug. 18-19

    The 230th anniversary of the Battle of Blue Licks, the last Revolutionary War battle in Kentucky, will be commemorated Aug. 18-19 at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park in Robertson County.

  • McDonald’s Restaurants fight back against cancer through Relay For Life fund raiser

    Several McDonald’s restaurants from across Kentucky will be serving up hope along with their menu items through donations to local Relay For Life events.
    On Thursday, Aug. 16, the Cynthiana McDonald’s will donate 50 cents from each value meal and salad sold between 5-7 p.m.

  • Sleep Lab receives ASAM Accredited Center ranking

    Bourbon Community Hospital’s Sleep Lab was recently surveyed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and granted re-accreditation for another five years. This puts the lab among the ranks of an AASM Accredited Center.   
    Bourbon Community Hospital has been a leader in the sleep field having opened its Sleep Lab in 1995. It was one of the first in Kentucky to be accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.   

  • Restaurant Inspections

    June 6 -- Ken’s Value Center, 100%
    June 7 -- B&B Catering at Horn’s Auction, 100%.
    June 7 -- Harrison Memorial Hospital, 100%.
    June 20 -- Senior Citizens Center, 100%.
    June 21 -- Joe’s Place, 100%.
    June 27 -- Don Senor, 98%, ceiling tiles showing leaks, fans dusty, sanitizing buckets/cloths use restricted.
    July 5 -- Tropical Zone, 100%.
    July 10 -- JR’s Silver Bullet, 97%, fans are dusty, records temperatures.
    July 11 -- Cedar Ridge, 100%.

  • Property Transfers

    Pamela A. Northcutt-Executrix of the Estate of Garnett H. Lyons to Georgia B. McCauley, Lot 9 of the James Lewis McCauley lots, $160,000.
    Mike Burton and Lisa Burton to Kenneth D. Barrett, property on Falmouth Pike (US 27), $170,000.
    Cathy Moore to Mary Kay Hendricks-Trustee to Cathy Moore and Vernon Ray Moore, property on US 27.
    Donald R. Fields and Evelyn L. Fields Trust to Forrest T. Whitson II and Sandra K. Whitson, property on Twin Creek Pike, $149,500.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 30, 2012
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of James Kirtley Fryman, probate hearing; will probated, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Carol A. Porter, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Lisa Vaughn, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Leslie Benjamin Wagner, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Hazel B. Winkle, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES

  • 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.
    July 29 – At 1:20 p.m., an injury accident was reported on US 27 North. Cheryl Bills was traveling toward Cynthiana when she lost control in a curve, causing her vehicle to leave the road and strike a utility pole before coming to a rest.

  • Good luck to students and faculty

    So where in the world did our summer go?
    Recently I was talking to a friend from high school who now works in the Harrison County School System.
    Aside from the general conversation about what we had been doing lately, the subject of how summer had flown by became the main focus of our conversation.
    Despite getting out of school for the summer in record timing, it seems that students nonetheless were just getting used to not waking up early to catch a ride on the bus to school.

  • Whirlwind was weird

    I saw the strangest thing the other day:  A bona fide whirlwind?  
    I was taking water to the ewes and lambs mid-day and I looked up to see this swarm of plant material -and whatever else was in it- swirl around a viburnum.  
    It was hot out and only the slightest breeze was apparent.  
    Since I was by myself I had to comment to the sheep and the dogs, “Oh my gosh, look at that, that is so weird!”  

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    July 17 – At 7:44 a.m., Larry Williams, Smith Avenue, reported that his daughter’s bicycle was taken from his front porch the night before. He also found a number of items that did not belong to him lying next to his house. Williams also found a purse along Broadway and Second Street. The purse contained a large amount of Twinkie, donuts and Ho Ho snack cakes. A juvenile neighbor also advised police that his car had been gone through while it was parked on Broadway and that $45 was missing from his uncle’s vehicle.