Today's News

  • The city commission and the $7,363 Parking Space

    In my 35-plus years of covering government meetings, I have to say I left one last week that had me scratching my head and wondering what in the world just happened? What was the purpose of the meeting?
    Oh yeah, it’s an election year and we’re talking political posturing at its best, or worst, however you want to look at it.
    The Cynthiana City Commission held a special meeting last Wednesday with three items on the agenda.
    1. Discussion on future of downtown Cynthiana

  • Church News


    Robby Lopez will be speaking at Calvary Assembly of God, 325 Webster Ave., at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, March 16.
    Lopez has an incredible testimony. He was previously in a lifestyle of drugs, and gangs. He has traveled as far as Alaska sharing his testimony. You don’t want to miss this.
    For more information call 234-4646 or visit www.calvaryshill.net.

  • Climbing the Hill Mountain

    It was my third week of not selling books my first summer of college. I arrived at yet another house on a street that required climbing 10-12 steps to reach the elevation of the yard.


  • The Joy of Being a Sinner

    Every once in a while, like 20 or 50 times a day, I wonder if I’ll ever get better.
    I wonder if my faith will ever grow deeper or stronger, if I’ll ever have more passion for God, more desire for holiness.
    Sometimes I think I must surely be the sorriest excuse for a Christian in the history of Christendom.
    Sometimes people ask me when my next book is coming out, and I tell them probably never. I explain that the publishing market has changed dramatically, which is true, and that people don’t buy books the way they used to, also true.

  • Florence celebrates 102 birthday
  • Livestock farmers affected by severe weather urged to keep good records

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia, repeated his appeal to livestock producers affected by natural disasters such as the drought in the West and the unexpected winter storm in the upper Midwest to keep thorough records. This includes livestock and feed losses, and any additional expenses that are a result of losses to purchased forage or feed stuff.

  • NAP Deadline is March 15

    The USDA Farm Service Agency’s Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) provides financial assistance similar to crop insurance to eligible producers affected by natural disasters. The upcoming deadline to file an application for natural disaster protection under the NAP is March 15.


    By Gary Carter, Co. ext. agent
    As calving time approaches the cow due to calve needs to be watched closely for any complications.

  • Records

    March 1 -- At 4:20 p.m., a  non-injury accident occurred on KY 1032 E six miles outside the city limits. Teresa Reed of 127 Blake Lane, Berry, was traveling east when she overcorrected, went off the road and struck a plank fence.
    March 2 -- At 11:43 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on KY 356 approximately 14 miles outside of town. Shuan Gill, 1366 Matthews Road, was traveling westbound on the snow-covered road when he lost control, slid off the road and crashed into the tree line.

  • Breds fight to very end in regional semis

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    D.J. Jenkins’ rousing last second shot to tie the game at halftime gave notice to Campbell County that the Harrison County Thorobreds were going to fight to the very last minute in the semi-finals of the 10th region tournament in Mason County Monday night.