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Today's News

  • Marriage Licenses

    Jessie Ingram Ellis, 68, and Beverly Terry Johnson, 69, married Aug. 16, 2012.
    Christina Louise Rodgers, 32, and Christopher Ray Barnett, 33, married Aug. 18, 2012.
    Kelsey Lynne Buckley, 22, and Joshua Lee Helsel, 24, married Aug. 18, 2012.
    Debbie Sue Stephens, 41, and William David Hadden, 52, married Aug. 25, 2012.
    Jessica Elizabeth Summers, 30, and Benjamin Ray Brewer, 29, married Aug. 28, 2012.
    Bridget Renee Hill, 24, and William Patrick Hicks, 24, married Sept. 1, 2012.

  • HCHS Class of 1962
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Daniel Thomas Allen III, Sept. 9, son of Danny and Ricci Allen Jr.; Graves Edward Fryman, Sept. 10, son of Starlette Hope and Daryl F. Fryman; Jacob Leslie Hamm, June 26, son of Jeffrey and Rebecca Hamm; Elizabeth Jewel Kiskaden, Sept. 8, daughter of Susan and James Kiskaden.
    Harrison County Fiscal Court approves purchase of new radio equipment for the Cynthiana Fire Department. Total costs will be $5,541 plus another $450 or so for a new base.

  • Southwood brothers charged in 2011 gun theft at Nichols’ garage

    Just as one brother entered guilty pleas in the theft of firearms in Harrison Circuit Court, another was indicted on the same charges.
    John Southwood, 28, who has allegedly been in hiding in eastern Kentucky, was indicted Tuesday on five counts related to a break-in at a garage owned by Larry Nichols.
    According to Cpl. Walter Tapp, Southwood along with his brother Kevin took an SKS rifle and a .380 pistol from Nichols.
    The alleged incident occurred between Sept. 18 and Sept. 20, 2011.

  • LVC holds 9/11 memorial service

    The Licking Valley Campus held a 9/11 Memorial Service at 8:30 a.m. at the base of the flag pole on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.
    Members of the Cynthiana fire department were the honored guests at  the service.
    K. Bruce Florence gave a tribute to our local firemen and the firemen who walked into such danger and who by their sacrifice knitted together a time of unity for the entire country.
    The opening and closing prayers were given by Larry Lemons.  

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Put to the metal?
    6. British rule over India prior to 1947
    9. Gas giver
    13. Grooves in rocks, e.g.
    14. Flightless bird
    15. Mr. in Mexico
    16. Arm-__-___
    17. ___ Kempner, famous socialite
    18. Speak one’s mind
    19. From times long ago
    21. *”Anna Karenina” author
    23. ___ date
    24. C&H crop
    25. Pacquiao move, e.g.
    28. a.k.a. “The Biggest Little City in the World”
    30. Preserve, as in body

  • Stock Chart
  • Crumbie elected chair of the KCTCS Faculty Senate

    Donna Slone-Crumbie, assistant professor teaching reading and English at the Licking Valley Campus, was elected chair of the KCTCS Faculty Senate on Thursday, Aug. 2.   

  • Academic briefs

    Logan Duncan, a 2012 Harrison County High School graduate, is attending Hobart Institute of Welding in Troy, Ohio.
    Duncan was accepted into the nine-month combination structural and pipe welding program and will graduate in May 2013.
    He is the son of Gary and Teresa Duncan of Cynthiana.

  • Pear ripen after the harvest

    Old farm sites that are long vacant often have remnants of a once thriving agricultural model that fed the whole family.   
    Among the farm smorgasbord was the small home orchard; and among the orchard the Kieffer pear still stands if nothing else does.  
    The Kieffer pear has been around for a long time and it seems we have forgotten how to treat it as an eating pear.  
    If you have ever happened upon an old tree you may have been put off by the hard fruit.