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Today's News

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, June 1896 - “Cynthiana is the county seat of Harrison County. The population of the county is about 19,000. Post offices in the county are Antioch Mills, Avena, Berry, Boyd, Branch, Breckenridge, Broadwell, Claysville, Colville, Connersville, Cynthiana, Dunaway, Havilandsville, Kelat, Lair, Leesburg, Leeslick, Oddville, Poindexter, Renaker, Robinson, Rutland, Selma, Shadynook, Smitsonville, Sunrise, Sylvandell, and Venus.” (Visit the museum to see a part of the old Sylvandell post office.)

  • McKees celebrate 65th anniversary

    Julian McKee and Helen Vance McKee celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Oct. 23.
    The couple has four children, Larry (Pat) McKee of Carlisle, Ky., Jo Ann (Harry) Havens of Millersburg, Ky., Eddie (Sandy) McKee of Marysville, Ohio and Ronnie McKee of Cynthiana; six grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
    The couple resides in Paris, Ky.

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  • Caswells to observe 50th anniversary with reception

    Raymond (Jr.) and Jeannette Caswell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Nov. 3 with a reception. The reception will be held at First United Methodist Church, corner of Church and Pike St., from 2-5 p.m. No gifts please.

  • HMH warns of phone scam

    It has come our attention that individuals in the community are receiving phone calls from an 866-218-7985 number. With an automated call, identifying itself as “Harrison Memorial Hospital.”
    We want to make it clear that these calls are not from Harrison Memorial Hospital. We are not changing billing companies. We believe this is a scam.
    For your protection, do not give them any information and disconnect immediately. Never divulge your personal information.

  • Volunteers to help low-income families prepare homes to save energy Nov. 7

    Volunteers from Lexington and surrounding counties will prepare homes in Central Kentucky for the upcoming winter as part of the annual WinterBlitz program sponsored by Community Action Council and Kentucky Utilities Company on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 8 a.m. The homes will be winterized by installing plastic seals over windows and providing residents with energy saving compact fluorescent light bulbs, water conservation kits as well as tips and information.

  • Waggoner-Feeback to marry Nov. 2

    Staci Renee Waggoner, daughter of Robert and Cheryl Waggoner, and John Alan Feeback, son of Mary June Brunker and Tod and Judy Feeback, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The ceremony will take place Nov. 2, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at Cynthiana Christian Church, 202 N. Main St., Cynthiana, Ky.

  • DAR members view Revolutionary War plaque at the old courthouse

    Jane Whitehead, vice Regent, called the meeting to order and welcomed guests and members.
    The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, Americans Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Requested that pop tabs, box tops, Campbell soup labels, and gel or crystal packs be saved and turned in at the April meeting to help with NSDAR projects.
    Whitehead read the conservation minute, the National Defense message, and the American Indian minute. Jayne Newman read the President General’s message

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Oct. 14, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Janice Hieatt Gooden, motion hour; (motion to withdraw), withdrawn.
    Estate of Austin Lee Quesenberry, motion hour; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Merrill Northcutt vs. Taylor Barce, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Rhonda Jacobs vs. Patrick Boggs, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Donna Cummins vs. Edwin Cummins, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Accidents
    Oct. 10 -- at 8:24 a.m. a non-injury accident occurred on Robinson Union Road nine miles outside of town. Branden Hicks was attempting to pass another vehicle when his vehicle went off the road and he overcompensated.
    Oct. 12 -- At 9 p.m. a non-injury accident occurred on County Infirmary Road approximately 2 miles outside town. Vivian Cummins was making a right turn onto County Infirmary Road and misjudged a railroad crossing.