Today's News

  • Brockmeyer-Jacobs exchange vows

    Kathryn Gayle Brockmeyer, daughter of Joseph and Peggy Brockmeyer of Dayton, Ky., and Samuel Staton Jacobs, son of George and Donna Jacobs of Cynthiana, were married at 6:30 p.m. on July 16, 2011, at Saint Bernard Church in Dayton, Ky.
    The bride is the granddaughter of Patsy Brockmeyer-Carroll and the late George Brockmeyer and Irma Nell Milner and the late Hobert Milner.
    The groom is the grandson of Earl McNabb and the late Sue McNabb and the late Richard and Elizabeth Jacobs.

  • Noble-Sowder plan August wedding

    Joe and Anna Sowder of Cynthiana, Ky., announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their son, Nathaniel Gene Sowder, to Kathryn Elizabeth Noble, daughter of Ray and Gaye Noble of Cynthiana.
    Sowder graduated May 2010 from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. He is employed at Parker Hannifin O-Ring division in Lexington, Ky.
    Noble graduated December 2010 from Bluegrass Community and Technical College with an Associate in Medical Information Technology. She is employed by Dr. Victor G. Lawson, ENT office in Paris, Ky.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Dec. 12, 1941 -- “U.S. at War with Japan, Germany and Italy. Red Cross War Fund launched.”
    * Cynthiana Democrat, Dec. 18, 1941 -- “C. Campbell reported killed in Pacific. Navy Department notified family that William Clarence Campbell was lost in action during hostilities in the Pacific. It is believed he was stationed on the U.S.S. West Virginia.”
    * Log Cabin, Dec. 19, 1941 -- “Guy L. Bridwell, superintendent of the Harrison County R.E.C.C., has emphasized the need for organizing a home guard unit here.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Landon Lee Kiskaden, Nov. 1, son of Tammy White and Dean Kiskaden; John Stanley Vaughn III, Sept. 30, son of John  Stanley Jr. and Carol Vaughn.
    Perm Cast LLC, the nation’s only solid mold manufacturer, located in Cynthiana, asks Cynthiana City Commission for help in funding an expansion.

  • Thanksgiving eve wreck sends two to hospitals

    A Wednesday morning wreck sent one man to Harrison Memorial and a woman to UK Hospital.
    A call came into dispatch around 6:25 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 23, for an injury accident that had occurred at the intersection of US 62 and KY 1842.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s report, Randy Crawford, 43, was traveling on KY 1842, when he came to a stop sign at the US 62 intersection.
    Deputy Robert Peak, who was called to investigate the accident, said Crawford was attempting to cross US 62 and pull onto Newtown-Leesburg Road.

  • Fryman completes Road Scholars/Road Masters training program

    The Technology Transfer Program of the Kentucky Transportation Center announces that 133 Roads Scholars and 112 Road Masters have completed the 2011 Kentucky Roads Scholars/Road Masters Training Program.
    Jeff Fryman, Cynthiana, joins the 2,104 Roads Scholars and 1,501 Road Masters who have already completed the program.
    His efforts and commitment to quality roads in Kentucky were recognized on Nov. 15 at Receptions Inc. in Erlanger.
    Fryman, KDOH District 6 - Harrison County graduated from the Roads Scholar and Road Master program.

  • KET holiday program listings

    National Christmas Tree Lighting 2011: Monday, Dec. 5 at 9/8 p.m. CT on KET
    Christmas with the Annie Moses Band: Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 9/8 p.m. CT on KET
    Renaissance Christmas: Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 10/9 p.m. CT on KET
    The Holidays at Murray State: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10/9 p.m. CT on KET
    Great Performances: Sting: A Winter’s Night: Friday, Dec. 9 at 10/9 p.m. on KET
    European Christmas Markets: Thursday, Dec. 8 at 10:30/9:30 p.m. CT on KET2

  • Blue Grass Energy’s 12 Days of Giving will begin Dec. 1

    Blue Grass Energy and its employees are in the spirit of giving this holiday season with its third annual 12 Days of Giving food and toy drive Dec. 1-16. Partnering with Toys for Tots and God’s Pantry, Blue Grass Energy is collecting toys and non-perishable food items to be distributed to families in need throughout its 23-county service area.

  • Double nickle weather will greet weekend parade

    It’s supposed to be 55 degrees and partly sunny Saturday afternoon when Cynthiana’s annual Christmas parade rolls through Cynthiana.
    The double nickels will be balmy compared to some Christmas parades past.
    I believe I’ve covered the parades since the beginning of time, well maybe not that long, but certainly my fair share.
    I’ve stood on Pike Street while a brisk wind would deal snow flakes through the buildings and land them peacefully in the path of floats and horses.

  • Church News

    Living Hope will be hosting their first Christmas Bazaar on Dec. 3 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Space is available for anyone interested in setting up a booth. We need arts, crafts, Avon, Mary Kay, etc.
    Call 859-235-4673 for more information. Leave message on machine.

    Oakland Christian Church, Pendleton County, will be presenting their fifth annual Walk Through Bethlehem Nov. 26 and 27 and Dec. 3 and 4. Tours will be held from 6-9 p.m. each evening.