Today's News

  • Theme: Holiday Traditions Statepoint crosswords

    1. Prepare for surgery
    6. One time around
    9. “____ we forget”
    13. Uniform shade
    14. Sacha Baron Cohen’s ___ G
    15. Raccoon cousin
    16. Smidgins
    17. Olden-day aerosol can propellant
    18. Be of one mind
    19. *”A Visit from St. Nicholas” beginning
    21. *Waiting time
    23. Chapter in history
    24. Moldy appetizer
    25. Greyhound, e.g.
    28. Sea World attraction
    30. *They hang around
    35. Cross to bear
    37. “You betcha!”

  • MCTC offering online classes

    Would you like to complete or begin earning a certificate or degree without having to travel to campus? Maysville Community and Technical College has the solution.
    MCTC offers classes and academic programs completely online and on many schedules throughout the year.   
    Classes in a variety of subjects such as dinosaurs and disasters, criminal justice, law enforcement, energy systems, 3D gaming, English geography, accounting, and much more.
    MCTC is now accepting students for the Spring 2013 semester scheduled to begin Jan. 14.  

  • Navistar staying through July 2015, says EDA executive director

    While early reports were shaky for the future of E-Z Pack in Cynthiana, it’s  now confirmed that the new owners will remain in Cynthiana through July 2015.
    Darlene Bussell, Cynthiana-Harrison County Economic Development Authority executive director, told Cynthiana commissioners Tuesday that Navistar recently confirmed its intent to remain through the end of the 2015 lease.
    Bussell said work now needs to be done to help grow the business and not just retain it.
    Bussell added that other economic futures are looking brighter as well.

  • Kentucky poet, playwright addresses LVC students

    The Library and English Department on the Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College hosted Frank X Walker on Monday, Nov. 26
    This was Walker’s fourth visit to the campus and he was welcomed with an audience of over 60 people.
    Walker answered questions from the attendees and read poetry and an excerpt from his novel.
    Walker, poet, playwright, editor and educator hails from Danville, where he attended Danville High School.  

  • Court not satisfied with report on financials from Brown’s Ambulance

    Several Harrison County magistrates proclaimed their displeasure after a review of Brown’s Ambulance financial statement.
    Once again attention was focused on Brown’s Ambulance after the Harrison County Fiscal Court got a glimpse of the first financial statement in several months.
    In the statement, Brown’s reported a nearly $10,000 loss for the months of July through September.

  • 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.