Today's News

  • Kay Brown claims bankruptcy

    A Feb. 15 hearing has been set in U.S. Bankruptcy Court to determine if Kay Brown’s Chapter 11 filing should be dismissed.
    Brown,  who is the estranged wife of former Cynthiana mayor Jim Brown, filed for bankruptcy on Jan. 13.
    Kay Brown has hired three law firms to represent her through the bankruptcy process and Samuel K. Crocker, U.S. trustee for bankruptcy court, has filed a motion to examine Kay Brown’s payments to these attorneys. This motion will also be heard on Feb. 15.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Victoria Renell Gasser, Dec. 28, daughter of Margo and Danny Gasser; Dalton Luke Pergram, Nov. 28, son of Mark and Michelle Pergram.
    Now open, Gibson Heating and Cooling. Services include air conditioner, Geothermal, gas furnaces, humidifiers and more.
    Breds wrestlers destroy competition at Thorobred Classic on the Hilltop with a 73-6 forfeit against the Western Hills Wolverines, defeated East Carter 54-20, Pike County Central called and the Breds answered with a 51-24 defeat, and took the title.

  • Jacob Tyrone’ Dixon Jr.

    Jacob Tyrone’ Dixon Jr. was born to Jacob and Carolina Dixon of Cynthiana on Jan. 11, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers, Nickalye Honeycutt and Dakota Strong, and sisters, Chole Hensley and Isabella Strong.
    Maternal grandparents are Joyce Honeycutt of Louisville, Ky. and Allen Honeycutt Sr. of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandmother is Mary Northcutt.

  • Nomination deadline is Friday for Chamber Awards Banquet

    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 Cynthiana Country Club.
    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;

  • Salt Shakers

    A non-typical 2011-12 winter has city and county officials hopeful for expanded summer projects.
    After the 2010 winter season, city and county officials made sure that the next seen winter months would not have them searching for the precious mineral used for keeping roads safe for travel.
    “Last year was a bad one for anyone who was searching for salt,” said County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett. “We actually used all of the salt that we had contracted for and still needed more before the winter months were over.”

  • Cynthiana Gymnastics
  • Open House is Saturday at Animal Shelter

    The Humane Society of Harrison County will host a birthday party and open house in honor of the late Flora Shropshire on Saturday, Feb. 4, 12-4 p.m. at the shelter. Everyone is welcome.
    The shelter is located on New Lair Road, south of Safety Way.

  • New pastor called to First United Methodist Church

    The First United Methodist Church rings in the new year with pastor Michael Coppersmith.
    Coppersmith, a native of Pamona, Calif., recalled his childhood as being somewhat rebellious.
    “I guess I was your typical kid,” said Coppersmith. “I had my share of getting into trouble but for the most part I grew up just like everyone else, minus skipping school to go smoke.”
    At the age of 16, Coppersmith decided to move out of his parent’s house and joined the army at the age of 17.

  • New Millennium Homemakers’ 2011 report

    The New Millennium Homemakers had a good year in 2011. The club has 21 members.
    Members helped with most of the activities needing club involvement including: The Harrison County Fair; sent a package to serviceman Christian Cain for Christmas; hosted the annual Christmas party for Shady Lawn residents, furnishing them with pastry, juice, fruit and gift bags, and also sang Christmas carols.

  • Farmers Market annual meeting scheduled for Feb. 16

    The Board of Directors of the Harrison County Farmers Market invites you to the upcoming annual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Harrison County Extension Office.