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Today's News

  • Garlic goes in, sweet potatoes come out

    There are two categories of garlic to consider: Allium sativum, or softneck garlic, and Allium ophioscordon, or hardneck garlic.   
    Softneck garlic is the easiest and most widely cultivated because the bulbs are large and the cloves and skin are tight which prevent moisture loss and allows for longer storage.  
    Through centuries of selection softneck garlic has lost the ability to flower so it doesn’t expend energy on producing seed; instead the energy goes towards developing bigger bulbs underground.   

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 30, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Alline Nichols, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Delilah Jean Abney, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Jill Ann Barch, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Bonnie Sue Cline, motion hour; orders entered.
    Estate of Bennie V. Congioloso, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Charles C. Jennings, motion hour; order entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Oct, 1, 2013
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Reese Garrison, 1986, review; probation revoked, 2 year sentence imposed.
    Bryan Fulz, 1980, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; hearing held, found to have violeted probation, probation revoked, 3 year sentence imposed.
    Timothy Platt, 1975, 2 cases, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; hearing held, no violation of probation found.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Oct. 2, 2013
    CIVIL CASES
    Christopher Michael Collins vs. Maria Kuster-Collins, domestic; testimony taken, findings and decree entered.
    Joe A. Nichols II and Jennifer Fawn Nichols, domestic; testimony taken, findings and decree entered.
    Kevin Stroub vs. April D. Stroub, domestic; testimony taken, findings and decree entered.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
    Misty Carol McElfresh vs. Joseph Andrew McElfresh, domestic violence; 1 year by agreement, DVO entered, no contact.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Accident Reports
    Sept. 26 - at 5:53 p.m. a non-injury accident occurred on US 27 about 4 miles north of downtown. Trace Byrd was traveling north when he struck a deer crossing the highway. The deer went airborne and struck another car driven by Paul Simpson.
    Sept. 28 - at 4:40 p.m. an injury accident occurred on KY 36 about 15 miles. Lanny Setters was traveling east when his car just drifted across the road and into a ditch.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Sept. 25 -- At 11:34 a.m., Betty Barker, 101 Robynwood Drive, reported that someone got into her Chevrolet Traverse while it was parked at her residence. Missing from the vehicle was an undetermined amount of change.
    Sept. 25 -- At 9:06 p.m.,  Seth Smith of Walmart security reported that he had detained Cheyenne Mitchell for shoplifting. Smith said he witnessed Mitchell conceal a mini back pack, mascara and nail polish.

  • Get into the Halloween spirit with Cynthiana’s Ghost Walk, hunt

    “Hey, you want to hear something really spooky?” The Cynthiana Ghost Walk returns for a seventh season!
    A good ghost story never gets old, Roger Slade, one of the Ghost Walk’s organizers, said. These stories are an integral part of the enduring popularity of the Cynthiana Ghost Walk.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Abandon
    6. *”One, ___, Buckle My Shoe”
    9. Not as much
    13. Convex molding
    14. *”Have ___ any wool?”
    15. Fancy home
    16. Chocolate substitute
    17. Boy toy
    18. Permeate
    19. *Like jumping Jack
    21. *Jack Horner’s spot
    23. *Blackbird dessert
    24. Bad impression
    25. *”He ___ in his thumb, and pulled out a plum”
    28. “A ____ of Two Cities”
    30. Josey Wales, e.g.
    35. Aphrodite’s son

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Oct. 10
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    Kentucky Author Normandi Ellis will lead a discussion on writing on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. A 30-minute workshop will follow the presentation. Please pre-register.

    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will not meet this month. The meetings are open to the public.