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Today's News

  • Now, that’s strong

    eono’s Restaurant may be the new home for Kentucky’s Strongest Man Competition.
    Thirty competitors, including one female, gathered in the parking lot of Leono’s Saturday, July 30, for the  Kentucky’s Strongest Man Competition.
    At stake was not just a cool trophy, but a qualifying spot in the national competition held in November.

  • Country Club victim of theft, vandals

    Cynthiana Country Club grounds keeper Billy Eals arrived at work Sunday morning to find that the 9-hole golf course had been vandalized, a utility cart stolen and the swimming pool trashed.
    According to Mike Aldridge, club president,  the club had just purchased a 2007 Easy Go utility cart that was stolen from the barn that houses not only maintenance equipment but also golf carts.
    The sliding barn door was torn from its track on the barn.

  • HMH's Clinic plans to open in late August in Walmart

    Harrison Memorial Hospital has moved one step further toward providing seamless health care within the community by opening The Clinic at Walmart inside the Walmart store in Cynthiana. The walk-in clinic, which is operated by the professionals at Harrison Memorial Hospital, will provide basic healthcare services seven days a week, with no appointment necessary. The walk-in health clinic is the first-owned and operated by Harrison Memorial Hospital in a Walmart.

  • Leesburg Christian hosts a day of fishing

    The Fellowship of Faithful Outdoorsman of Leesburg Christian Church, Cynthiana residents of Parkside Manor and Shady Lawn Personal Care Homes enjoyed a day of fishing on June 11 at the farm of Wally and Karen Barnes on Wornall Lane, Cynthiana.

  • Leesburg Christian hosts a day of fishing

    The Fellowship of Faithful Outdoorsman of Leesburg Christian Church, Cynthiana residents of Parkside Manor and Shady Lawn Personal Care Homes enjoyed a day of fishing on June 11 at the farm of Wally and Karen Barnes on Wornall Lane, Cynthiana.

  • KSP news

    Kentucky State Police (KSP) is tapping into Cyberspace through social media sites like YouTube©, Facebook©, and Twitter© to entice new recruits to join the agency.  KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer announced today that the agency launched its first of several recruiting videos via YouTube.

  • Academic briefs

    Beth Thompson of Harrison County Schools was among 30 educators from across the state that gathered in Berea to participate in Arts across the Curriculum, a two-day innovative professional development workshop co-sponsored by the Arts and Humanities Collaborative of Eastern Kentucky University and Berea Tourism.
    “I never realized how much math and science are used in art,” commented one teacher in Arts across the Curriculum.

  • Academic briefs

    CUSTARD
    Alexis C. Custard, Cynthiana. was among the graduates from Western Kentucky University for the spring 2011 semester. Custard received a bachelor of arts degree.

    HUSHFIELD
    Leigh Ann Hushfield, Harrison County High School, attended the Center for Gifted Studies recently held in Bowling Green at the annual Advanced Placement Summer Institute.
    Endorsed by the College Board, The Center’s Advanced Placement Institute offered 26 workshops for beginning teachers and experienced Advanced Placement teachers.

  • Residents asked to line Main Street in honor of fallen soldier

    Cynthiana residents are being asked to line Main Street Friday around noon in honor of  Sgt. Jeremy Summers.
    Summers’ funeral procession will pass through town about noon.
    According to information from the Chamber of Commerce, those wishing to honor the soldier who died in Afghanistan on July 14 should gather near the old courthouse around 12 p.m.
    The funeral for Summers will begin at 11 a.m. at Ware Funeral Home.
     

  • Cynthiana man dies from apparent heat stroke

    A 36-year-old Cynthiana man died from a suspected heat stroke Thursday afternoon.
    According to Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Department, Edward Chris Perraut was mowing with a Bush Hog in a lot on Chelsea Drive when its believed he passed out due to the heat. A neighbor heard him begin working about 4:45 p.m.
    A short time later, the neighbor saw Perraut lying face down at the rear of her residence with the tractor still running.