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Today's News

  • New Drivers

    Randi Schweitzer, Bryan Carroll, Alyassa Campbell, Shelton Moore, Gabrielle Richie, Daniel Blayne White, Robert Puckett, Chelsey Ishmael, and Shawn Tobin.

  • Citifinancial changes name, celebration event planned for Saturday

    On July 1, the CitiFinancial office located at 105 Lawson Drive, Georgetown, Ky., will change its name to OneMain Financial.
    Carl B. Hackney, branch manager, indicates the name change will not impact the products and services customers have come to know and appreciate, stating “we’ll continue to work with each customer, one-on-one, to find a loan option that’s right for them and be here when they need us. The new name better fits who we are and what we do.”

  • Murder-for-hire plan foiled

         It’s a bizarre case that spans several counties and targets a local public official in a murder for hire plan.
         Now, the suspect is in jail and was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Nicholas County on two felony charges of conspiracy to commit murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felony.

  • Summer feeding program underway

     All children 18 and under are invited to the free meals provided by the Family Resource programs at noon Monday through Friday at River Road Park. Meals will continue to be available through July 29.

  • Officers nab arson suspect

         Police have arrested a suspect allegedly involved in a triple arson case following his confession last week.
         Just as authorities were preparing to make an arrest in the June 18 and 19 fires in Cynthiana, the suspect turned himself in.
         “At approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night, our suspect came knocking on the door of the fire house saying that he wanted to confess what he had done,” said Cynthiana Fire Chief Jay Sanders.

  • Couple weds in California ceremony

    Tanya Brum Da Silveira of Los Angeles, Calif., and Malaga, Spain, and Michael Harpel, Los Angeles, Calif., were united in marriage on May 28, 2011, at 6 p.m. in Chino Hills, Calif., by the Rev. Dennis Stahl.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a unique pink and black dress of her own design, with matching hat and black veil, topped with a Spanish Mantilla. Her bouquet was self-made of pink and black buttons.

  • Humane Society cook-out, auction is July 9

    The Humane Society of Harrison County will be hosting an auction and cook-out on Saturday, July 9, 4-8 p.m. at the Flora Shropshire Animal. There is no cost, however, donations are accepted.
    For more information, call 859-312-1267

  • Southwood hearing is next week

    Sandra Southwood will be back in court next week.
    Southwood, who is accused of trying to shoot her ex-husband and his girlfriend at their Confederate Drive home last July, is scheduled to appear in Harrison Circuit Court on July 5 at 3:30 p.m. for a pretrial hearing and possible setting of a trial date.

  • Kaler-Whalen to wed July 9 in Paducah

    Mr. and Mrs. Mike and Roxane Kaler of Benton, Ky., announces the engagement of their daughter, Emily Roxane Kaler, to W.M. Rus Whalen, son of Brad Whalen and Cathy Caudill of Cynthiana, Ky.  
    Kaler is the granddaughter of Norman Morgan and Ramona Turner of Paducah, Ky. and Jerry and Bennie Lou Kaler of Paducah. She is a 2007 graduate of Christian Fellowship School in Benton, and a 2011 graduate of Murray State University in Murray, Ky. with a Bachelors of Science in Nursing.  

  • Livestock judging team claims state title

    The Harrison County 4-H Livestock Judging team brought back the overall gold from the State Livestock Judging Contest last week.
    After a coaching change took place on April 1, new livestock judging coach Kevin Farrell assumed the responsibility of leading the team. Former coach Shelley Meyer was forced to leave due to a new job.
    “We practiced every week, usually on Mondays,” said Farrell. “We went to several farms around Harrison County and even at UK to prepare for the season.”