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Today's News

  • UPDATE: BGE outage drops to about 700

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    UPDATE Monday, Dec. 31-- As of 10 a.m. Monday, Bluegrass Energy has listed only 130 outages throughout their eight-county area which amounted to 668 customers in Harrison County.

    Crews are still working in Harrison and Pendleton counties where there was widespread outages.

    BGE reports that most customers should have power by 8 p.m. Monday night.

     

  • Kentucky shows positive times ahead

    As we celebrate the holidays and ready for the new year, many of us may find ourselves taking a moment to recall the positive things in our lives.
    Statewide, there has been some good news in recent months worth noting.  The job market overall is looking somewhat better, with the state’s unemployment rate down, and we’re working on improving the economy here in our legislative district.

  • Is there snow in our future? Be prepared

    We didn’t get that white Christmas I was pulling for this year, but weather forecasters are promising some snow for our future.
    I’m not nearly the fan I once was, but certainly I get excited about a forecast that could bring some snow our way.
    I like it best if it’s a day (or two) that I’m going to be home and not out on the roads. It’s great to cozy up in the house and watch it snow.
    Unfortunately, the biggest snowfalls generally happen during the week when most of us have some place we have to be.

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, Dec. 28
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 28 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 3 p.m.; Grand Haven, 3:15-4 p.m.
    MONDAY, Dec. 31

  • Embrace your not-perfectness for a ‘happily ever after’

    One day at the library, a book fell off a shelf and hit a boy named Milo Crinkley on the head.
    The title, “Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days,” was just what he needed.
    Wanting more than anything to be perfect, Milo checked the book out and set out to do everything the author, Dr. K. Pinkerson Silverfish, prescribed.
    So begins the 1982 children’s book “Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days” by Stephen Manes.

  • Church News

    ODDVILLE CHRISTIAN
    On Dec 30 at 2:30 p.m. Oddville christian is hosting a celebration of Paul Stamper’s 85th birthday and a review of his more than 50 years in the ministry. Stamper is former minister of Central Christian in Belmont and serves as Pastor at Gardnersville Christian Church in Pendleton County.
    On Dec 31 the congregation will meet at the church building at 5891 Hwy. 62E for an 8 p.m. meeting to finish the year in fellowshipping together.

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  • KYTC District 6 crews are ready for snow time

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 snow and ice removal crews are gearing up for the 2012-13 snow season. In anticipation of the season’s first winter event that is forecasted to hit the Northern Kentucky area this week, officials are monitoring the anticipated snow storm and will mobilize crews accordingly.
    Pre-treating with salt brine for this snow event would be ineffective due to the already wet pavement conditions.  This snow storm is predicted to continue into the Friday morning commute.

  • Fish and Wildlife Service, KDF sign agreement protecting Indiana bats on state forests

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Division of Forestry announce entering into an agreement to promote the survival, conservation, and recovery of the federally endangered Indiana bat on state forests within the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Correction

    On the front page of the Cynthiana Democrat last week, a story about school security had the incorrect date for the Newtown,  Conn. shooting. The date of the shooting was Dec. 14.