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Today's News

  • Property Transfers

    James W. Gallagher and Carolyn F. Gallagher to Russell Crum, property on Jones Lane, $30,000.
    Shawn Ritchey and Elizabeth Ritchey, Scott Herrington and Marlene Herrington to Lee Barton Vaughn and Abby Vaughn, property on Colemansville-Needmore Road (Ky. 1032), $10,000.
    General Warranty Deed: Paul Douglas Hampton and Patsy Palmer Hampton to Michael D. Bowen and Cherl L. Bowen, property at 3346 Ky. Hwy. 392 (Republican Pike), $175,000.
    Linda C. Simpson and John R. Simpson to DGS Development, LTD, property in Harrison County, $185,000.

  • Drug arrests made Tuesday night

    On Jan. 22, The Post 6 Criminal Patrol Team executed a search warrant at 140 Elm St., Cynthiana. Harold Stevens Jr, Amy Stevens, and Lisa Hall all of Cynthiana were arrested and charged with trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense.
     Hall was also charged with possession of control substance 1st degree 1st offense, according a KSP press release issued Wednesday morning.  

  • Beefing up on 2013 General Assembly plans

    The General Assembly returned to the capitol last week, kicking off another legislative session as it always does in odd-numbered years: electing House and Senate leaders and establishing membership of the various committees for the next two years.
    I’m proud to say that I will have the opportunity to serve again as chairman of the House Agriculture and Small Business Committee, which gives me a strong voice in setting the state’s policy in these two areas.  

  • Kentucky Bank announces Wealth Management transition

    Clark Nyberg, director of Kentucky Bank’s Wealth Management Department, has announced his intent to retire in March 2013. He has been in the role since 2004. Prior to joining Kentucky Bank Nyberg had 20 years of investment banking experience.
    Nyberg will be staying through March to help his replacement, Jim Elliott, become acquainted with clients and Kentucky Bank client services.
    Elliott will be senior vice president, director of Wealth Management. Elliott comes to Kentucky Bank with 30 years of working in the financial services industry.

  • Cursed, blessed law

    When my youngest daughter first moved away from home and I realized I could not control her every action (not that I ever could, but I deluded myself into thinking I could when she lived with me), I had a brilliant idea.
    She was home for a visit and when I brought her to the airport I said, “Let me give you a list of everything I think you should and shouldn’t do and then you can just do everything on the list and we’ll both live happily ever after, especially me.”

  • Church briefs

    CALVARY ASSEMBLY
    Area pastors are invited to a free lunch at Bianckes on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at noon, in the private dining room.
    We will view a 20-minute video about pastors getting together for prayer and how it can change a community. This happened in Manchester, Ky. with amazing results.
    Let me know if you plan to attend. Pastor Mike Barres, Calvary Assembly, 859-954-1660.

    WAREAGLE MINISTRIES
    Wareagle Ministries, Inc. is now open for services at 201 N. Second St., Berry.

  • Make it important to be involved in your government

    A new year has begun and one question we should all ask ourselves is... Are we going to help change anything for the better?
    I have been working for The Cynthiana Democrat for over two years now.
    During the first months of my employment, I took on the task of following the Harrison County Fiscal Court meetings.
    A major observation that I feel that I am more than qualified in making is the lack of community interest in what goes on in the meetings twice a month.

  • Thorobreds use solid second half to defeat Augusta

    BThe game was billed as a battle of the superior team versus the best guard in the area.  
    The best guard had a lot of trouble showing his stuff but the superior team used good guard play of their own to rally from a halftime deficit to win the game.  
    The Augusta Panthers brought a sparkling 12-4 record onto the Hilltop Friday and, instead of being a one man show, played good team ball as they battled the Harrison County Thorobreds to a close 63-60 win for the home standing Breds.  

  • Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results

    I think that the definition of insanity is repeating an action and expecting a different result or something to that effect.  
    This is not a political statement at all but one relating to sports.  
    For instance, how many batters who reach base by walking end up scoring a run?  
    It doesn’t happen every time but often enough that it might qualify as insanity.  
    It is more than likely ineptitude since the pitcher doesn’t usually walk someone on purpose.  

  • Illness, Lady Panthers defeat Fillies Saturday in Flemingsburg, 64-29

    Fleming County’s Lady Panthers were having an okay year as, after losing all five starters to graduation from last year, they had a 6-8 record so far in 2012-13.  
    They improved to 7-8 Saturday night when they were the beneficiaries of some Harrison County Fillies’ misfortune.
    The evening started out on a bad note when the Harrison County bus rolled into Flemingsburg at 4 p.m. for a scheduled triple header with the freshmen, junior varsity and varsity.  
    The gym was dark and no one was in sight.