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Today's News

  • MCTC/LVC announces new instructor

    Paul Burgess is the new instructor of reading and writing at the Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College.  
    Burgess will be teaching such courses as English 101 and 102, Reading 20 and 30, Developmental Writing ENC 90 and 91. Burgess will also be designing some literature courses to teach.  
    Burgess is originally from Hilton Head Island, S.C. He has a Bachelor’s of Arts in English and Spanish from the University of South Carolina in Beaufort and a Masters in Renaissance Literature from the University of Alabama.  

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Aug. 19, 2013
    FELONY CASES
    Timothy J. Bowman, 1957, to enter plea; failure to wear seat belts - guilty plea entered, $25; possession of controlled substance-second degree, 3 counts drug paraphernalia-buy/possess - guilty plea entered, 90 days, probated, costs; operate motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs-first offense, controlled substance prescription not in original container-first - guilty plea entered, $200, service fee, costs, ADE, operators license suspended 90 days.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Aug. 24 – At 2:05 p.m. An injury accident occurred on U.S 27 approximately 3.5 miles south of town when Christopher Turner of Salyersville lost control of his vehicle while trying to avoid a collision with a gold vehicle that had pulled out in front of him.
    Aug. 27 – At 5:38 p.m. A non-injury accident occurred on U.S. 27 seven miles north of town. Michael Thomas Kearns was driving his flat bed truck he reported hearing a loud pop and the vehicle suddenly caught fire.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Aug. 12 – At 10:04 a.m., Coley Mattox reported that someone tried to set fire to his Mattox Floor Service van which was parked on Church Street at the business.
    Aug. 12 – At 10:06 a.m., a report was made from Parkside Manor of a resident who refused to be taken to the hospital to have his medications checked.
    Aug. 8 – At 10:48 a.m., Kay Batson, 221 Wilson Ave., reported that someone had attempted to make entry into her home. She asked police for extra patrol in the area.

  • Property Transfers

    Bradley C. Sparks and Crystal A. Sparks to Anthony Northcutt, property at 101 Stone Street, $83,500.
    Vickie Carol Bills Drakeford-Co-Executrix for the Estate of Evelyn Ruth Bills and Wendell Drakeford, Kimberly Lynn Bills Kearns-Co-Executrix for the Estate of Evelyn Ruth Bills and Frazier M. Kearns to Samuel E. Pierce, Lot 8 - Unit 3 - Block A - Raintree Court of the White Oak Estates Subdivision, $109,750.
    Warranty Deed: Cynthiana Landmark, LLC to STL Cynthiana, LLC, property in Harrison County, $1,955,080.

  • Camouflaged caterpillar is a surprise sting

    This time of the year I am on the lookout for a variety of masterfully camouflaged stinging caterpillars.  
    The first time I saw one it sort of turned into a game:  I took Andy down to the Parrotia tree and said “can you find the caterpillar?”  
    He never did because this caterpillar looked exactly like the scorched edge of a leaf that would be a result of a long hot summer.  

  • Academic briefs

    Cadet Andrea Kristine Leah Steinke, daughter of Rev. Dr. Gordon and Betty Lee Steinke of Farmington Hills, Mich., and granddaughter of Jim and June Lee of Cynthiana completed Cadet Basic Training (CBT) at the U.S. Military Academy.
    Steinke entered West Point on July 1 and has successfully completed six weeks of CBT. CBT is one of the most challenging events a cadet will encounter over the course of their four years at the academy.

  • Bourbon Health Fair will be Sept. 21

    Bourbon Community Hospital announces plans for its annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 8-11 a.m.
    The event will feature vendors from the health care industry and local businesses. The hospital will be offering free health information, discounted blood work and other tests. Flu shots for adults will also be available this year. Money collected from the flu shot and discounted tests will be donated to the United Way of the Bluegrass.
    Pre-registration forms may be picked up at the hospital or clipped from the local newspapers beginning in September.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Dads
    6. Common inquiries
    9. *You can place a football one in Vegas
    13. Throat dangler
    14. Australian runner
    15. Man with a mission
    16. Sans-_____ font
    17. Day ___
    18. Deserving of respect?
    19. Rains and snows together
    21. *Start of the game
    23. Greatest possible
    24. Hit the road
    25. Hair raiser
    28. Affirmative
    30. *A ______ defense uses five defensive backs
    35. Smell
    37. “____ the night before Christmas...”