Today's News

  • African violets bloom indoors year round

    One of a few sure things in my life is that I can keep my African violets in bloom year round. Many complain that after the first flush of blooms fades the only thing left is a year’s worth of fuzzy foliage.  
    Well, with a little attention you can keep your African violet cycling in and out of bloom all year round.
    African violets are easier to grow than many think if you create a favorable growing environment.

  • Rest is just what Jesus ordered

    In the past few years, my husband and I have made it a tradition to eat Christmas dinner at a nearby inn that serves a humungous buffet.
    Without fail, every time we go I bemoan the fact that my stomach can’t accommodate large quantities of food.
    I’ve seen people eat stacks of pancakes the size of Rhode Island and whole sides of beef and think that maybe I can do that too, but I can’t.

  • School Menus

    Nov. 7-11
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal, yogurt and fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Scrambled eggs and toast or cereal, yogurt and fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuits w/hashbrowns or cereal, fruit and yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Pancake w/syrup and sausage links or cereal, yogurt and fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • KSP Commercial Vehicle Safety Campaign begins

    Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division Officer Drexel Burdette helped Toys R Us truck driver Michel Paquin affix a “Leave More Space” safety decal to his trailer at the Scott County Weigh Station. CVE is distributing the free 18” x 24” reflective decals statewide to kick off the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) campaign, which runs through Sept. 30 2012.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 28, 2011
    Estate of James M. Bills, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered dispensing with administrator.
    Estate of Kathleen Hodge, probate hearing; order entered, bond to be entered.
    Estate of Mary Ruth Ecklar Shirley, probate hearing; will admitted, order to be entered, bond to be approved.
    Equable Ascent vs. Christopher Fight, motion hour; default judgment entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Nov. 29, 2011
    Bass Webb, 1979, motion hour; (motion for individual voir dire, motion to exclude rape evidence, motion to exclude aggravator, and to utilize chart), 2 counts persistent felony offender-first degree, rape-first degree; motions heard, orders to be issued per statements made on record.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Nov. 22 – At 7:23 a.m., an injury accident was reported on KY 392. Ricky Beverly was driving a Miles LP Gas truck on KY 392, when he entered a curve and lost control, sending him over an embankment and flipping the truck on its side.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Nov. 1 – At 7:03 p.m., Kendra McElfresh, US 62 East, reported that the car door had been pried open.
     Nov. 1 – At 7:50 p.m., Handsome Tolliver, Elm Street, reported that an argument had taken place in front of their house. There was no physical contact.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Dec. 1
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will discuss favorite books of 2011 and have a potluck. They do not have to be books discussed in the group.
    FRIDAY, Dec. 2

  • Barnes’ project featured in KFB ag science display

    Kyle Barnes was among the 11 students selected from across the state to display an agriculture science project at this week’s Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville.
    Barnes, a fifth grade student from Cynthiana, exhibited a project called “Alfalfa vs. Grass Hay.” This experiment explored a horse’s taste preferences of two types of hay.
    His winning project was awarded $75.00 and a certificate of recognition for his participation at the state level.