Today's News

  • 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.
    Jan. 21 – At 10:51 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Oddville Sunrise Road. Teresa Runnion was traveling on Oddville Sunrise Road and struck a rail while crossing a bridge, causing her to lose control and run through a yard and hit small trees.

  • Lunsfords celebrate 50th anniversary with trip to Alaska

    Gene and Sue Lunsford celebrated their 50th year of marriage last summer with an RV trip to Alaska and back via Alaskan Marine Highway Ferry boat to Southern British Columbia. They were married Feb. 10, 1962 in the home of Dr. Charles Stanley, pastor of Fairborn Baptist Church, Fairborn, Ohio.
    They have one child, Chris, who is married to Deanna (Beagle) Lunsford, and three grandchildren, Tamara, Morgyne, and Hayden.

  • Wigginses to observe 20th anniversary

    Marty and Patty Wiggins of Cynthiana will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
    They were married in 1992 at Indian Creek Christian Church, and have two children, Courtney and Andrew.

  • Wildcats in Red Hats looking forward to new adventures in 2012

    The Red Hat Society Cynthana Chapter ‘Wildcats in Red Hats,’ was formed in November 2003 with the first meeting being January 2004. The chapter was formed by Wanda Gaunce and has 19 members.
    Their schedule for 2011 included:
    January’s meeting was cancelled due to the weather.
    The CynCity Red Hatters joined the Wildcats in Red Hats at Family Fare for bingo at their February meeting. The event was planned by Wanda Jones and assisted by Nancy Garrison.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Catherine Kelly Griffieth, Jan. 24, daughter of Melvin and April Griffieth; Cameron Riley Kinsey, Dec. 24, son of Brian and Jamie Kinsey; Ethan Chandler Lewis, Jan. 23, son of Chris and Candida Lewis; Hunter Wayne Platt, Jan. 9, son of Timothy Wayne and Rachel Rena Platt; Jonathan David Swenson, Jan. 18, son of Stephanie and Eric Swenson; Nolan Zachary Wagner, Jan. 16, son of John Wagner Jr. and Jessica Crump.

  • Grayson receives Salvation Army’s second Clarence Horn award

    The Harrison County Service Unit of the Salvation Army observed the second annual Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award Program on Jan. 31 at the Cynthiana Country Club. The honoree was Billy Grayson. He was nominated for this award because of his work at Battle Grove Cemetery and his service as a city commissioner.
    Ed Herrington led the Pledge of Allegiance. Ray Dalrymple, Service Extension Director, serving the Kentucky-Tennessee Division of the Salvation Army, gave the invocation.

  • Nominations needed for Chamber Awards Banquet, location changed

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for recipients for the 42nd Awards Banquet.
    The banquet will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    To nominate an individual for a specific category, a brief resume of accomplishments and letter stating why they are deserving of the award (no longer than a page and a half) should be sent or dropped off to the Chamber of Commerce building.
    Winners and their families from each category will be present to accept awards. Categories include;

  • Academic briefs

    Aaron Michael Williams has earned a place on the Fall 2011 Dean’s List with a 4.0 GPA at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky.
    Williams graduated as Salutatorian of Harrison County High School in 2009 and has been on the Dean’s List for all semesters at Bellarmine University. He also earned the award of “Top Attorney” in Mock Trial competitions every academic year.
    Williams is the son of Mike and Sherri Williams of Cynthiana, Ky. and the grandson of Kermit and Joan Bowen of Inez, Ky. and Bill and Lorna Williams of East Point, Ky.

  • Academic briefs

    Logan Baarfaer of Berry earned first honors for the second quarter at Covington Latin School, Covington, Ky.

  • Academic briefs

    Lauren Ford is a P.E. major at Eastern Kentucky University, and has received the Outstanding College/University Physical Education Student of the Year award. She has been a Group Fitness Instructor for EKU’s Fitness and Wellness Center for four years, teach five to eight classes per week that include cycling, yoga, cardio, toning and Zumba. (AFAA Primary Group Fitness Certification, AFAA Yoga Workshop, and Zumba Certification).