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Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Sept. 21 -- Lindsay S. Mann, 31, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting, and served to warrants for probation violation and theft by unlawful taking.
    Sept. 21 -- Earl T. Kelly, 47, was cited on Pleasant Street for disregarding stop sign and failure to notify DOT of address change.
    Sept. 21 -- David P. Clark, 55, was cited on Church Street for failure to wear seat belt.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Sept. 25 – At 6:02 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Granger Lane. William McCarty was traveling on Granger Lane when a calf walked into the roadway causing him to hit the animal.

  • Cynthiana Elks’ Drug Awareness Mobil Unit

    The Cynthiana Elk’s Lodge #438 participated in the 2012 Rod Run event on Aug. 25 by thaving their Drug Awareness Mobil Unit in front of the Harrison County Courthouse. Approximately 300 Drug Awareness pamphlets, balloons and other information were handed out. They also had a basketball goal Hoop Shoop set up for the children and adults to try their luck and skills.

  • NAACP Freedom Fund Gala set for Oct. 20

    The Cynthiana/Harrison County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Freedom Fund Gala will be held Saturday, Oct. 20 in the Northside Elementary Grade School cafeteria, 2415 US Hwy. 27 N., Cynthiana, Ky.

  • Persimmons ripening early this year

    The apple orchard has been picked clean and some have gone to our Courtney Farms Fruit CSA subscribers, some are now applesauce, some frozen and loads are now dried and sitting patiently on the shelf until the dead of winter (We are not allowed to eat them until all fresh are eaten!)
    Our attention now turns to some other native fruit treats as the season winds downs.  
    The persimmons have ripened at a faster pace than usual and I suspect that it was the early spring warm up combined with some chilly nights in the last week or two.  

  • Local dairy farmers plan district meeting

    Dairy farmers of the area will hold a series of meetings throughout the state, according to an announcement made by Jeff Deener, President of American Dairy Association of Kentucky.
    American Dairy Association of Kentucky will hold these meetings to elect board members and bring information to dairy farmers that will be useful to them in the coming year.
    There will be a short promotion report as well as dinner and door prizes. Dairy producers are urged to contact their local director or call the ADA of Kentucky office at 1-800-928-6455.

  • SURE payments sign-up period for 2011 crop losses opens Oct. 22

    Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John W. McCauley announces the sign-up period for the 2011 crop year Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program will open Oct. 22, 2012 and end June 7, 2013. The SURE program authorizes assistance to farmers and ranchers who suffered crop losses caused by natural disasters occurring through Sept. 30, 2011.
    “Any eligible producer who suffered losses during the 2011 crop year is encouraged to contact the FSA office to learn more about the SURE program and how to apply,” said McCauley.

  • On the campaign trail

    Will the madness stop?
    Each year at election time, the commercials and news clips become almost unbearable. Well, not almost, most assuredly unbearable.
    Enough with the mudslinging!
    Tell me why I should vote for your candidate. What makes him qualified for the position?
    Also with each election comes the Democrat’s practice of accepting candidate endorsement letters to the editor.
    Highlight the word “endorsement.”

  • School Menus

    Oct. 8-12
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
    Monday: Egg/cheese on english muffin or cereal/toast, fruit, variety of milk
    Tuesday: Breakfast pizza or yogurt or cereal/toast, fruit, variety of milk
    Wednesday:  Cinnamon toast with yogurt or cereal/toast, fruit, variety of milk
    Thursday: Fall break
    Friday: Fall break

    MIDDLE SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Cereal or yogurt cup or chicken and minin biscuits snakers, variety of milk and juice.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Oct. 4
    Creative Writing Workshop. Thursday, Oct. 4 at 4 p.m. for grades 7 to 12 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Come and learn how to create through destruction. Pizza will be served. Pre-register so that enough pizza can be ordered.
    SATURDAY, Oct. 6
    Country Festival and Back Forty Nature Walk. Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Reed Valley Orchard, Paris, Ky. Entertainment all day, petting zoo and sheep shearing demo by the Bourbon County FFA, wagon rides, craft booths, food booths and more. Admission is free.