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Today's News

  • Kentucky Sheriffs’ summer camp celebrates 37 year anniversary

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch summer camping program opened for the 37th year on Sunday, June 10 with boys in attendance. The camp will run throughout the summer, serving both boys and girls, alternately throughout the camp season.

  • Feds feeds families

    Across the country, there continues to be a need to feed the hungry, particularly in the summer months when there are shortages in food banks and an increased need among children who are out of school and not benefitting from school lunch programs. Feds Feeds Families, or FFF, began four years ago to help fill a gap during the summer months, when food banks and pantries struggle with an increase in demand from families and individuals, but a decrease in donations.

  • Tomatoes by the Fourth of July

    Knock on wood, please, because I may jinx myself by publically declaring that my tomatoes look awesome.  
    It is the healthiest set of plants and fruit that I can ever remember, honestly.  
    The plants are remarkably free of any pest problem, brown or yellowing leaf or rotting fruit.  
    Most are heirloom varieties; they were fertilized once at planting with fish emulsion and immediately mulched with newspaper and pine straw. One irrigation occurred during a hot, dry spell but that is it.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 18, 2012
    FELONY CASES
    Joseph A. Fryman, 1989, review; theft of motor vehicle registration plate/renewal decal - dismissed without prejudice; criminal mischief-third degree - dismissed without prejudice.
    Mark T. Doyle, 1983, preliminary hearing; unlawful transaction with a minor-second degree; dismissed.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    June 8 – At 4:46  p.m., Ann Maybrier, Pearl Street, reported that her family was being harassed.
    June 11 – At 2:11 p.m., Linda King, Pleasant Street, reported that she is being harassed.
    June 12 --  At 1:59 a.m., Seth Smith of Walmart security, reported that a 17-year-old Falmouth juvenile entered the store and opened a package of boxers then concealed them in his clothing. The juvenile was cited for shoplifting and turned over to the person with whom he lives.

  • Kai’lan Aderrion Lee Combs

    Kai’lan Aderrion Lee Combs was born to Enequita Harris and Phillip Combs of Cynthiana on May 26, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz.
    Maternal grandmother is Terry Harris of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are the late Charles Anna Wilson and the late Steve Harris.
    Paternal grandparents are Pearl Little and Charles Combs of Lexington, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Phyllis White and Harry White.

  • Community Calendar

    Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter
    July cat special
    The Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter will be offering adoption of kittens and cats for $25 during the month of July.
    Find your new best friend at this special price and get their first vet exam, rabies shot and spay/neuter included at this price. Kitten season is going on now so there are plenty of kittens and their moms looking for new homes.
    Call the shelter at 234-7138. Check out the Humane Society’s website for more information at www.hshc.us and please spay/neuter your pets.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Belcher-Allison to wed in Las Vegas

    Autumn Dawn Belcher of Owingsville, Ky., and John Garnett Allison of Cynthiana, announce their forthcoming marriage.
    Belcher is the daughter of Tony and Sue Belcher of Owingsville, and the granddaughter of Mary and Mitchell Spencer of Mt. Sterling, Ky., Betty Belcher of Owingsville and the late Francis Belcher, and Carolyn Woodward of Greenville, Tenn. and the late Garfield Woodward. She is a 2000 graduate of Bath County High School, and a 2004 graduate of the University of Louisville, and is employed by Bluegrass Dental Center in Winchester, Ky.

  • Students should check KEES accounts for accuracy

    Kentucky high school students and 2012 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.
    KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams. KEES is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).