Today's News

  • Recipe for Reading

    Austin Dacci, Harrison County schools nutrition coordinator, coaches Eastside fifth grade student Quenton Turley while he slices steak for sandwiches at the annual Recipe for Reading held at the Extension Office last Friday and Monday. With the conclusion of this year’s program, over 1,200 fifth graders have gone through the Homemaker-sponsored program.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Crista Rae-Jean Strawzell, 26, and Richard Thomas Crowdy, 27, married Oct. 1, 2011.
    Kathy Darlene Kessinger, 57, and James Donald Northcutt, 52, married Oct. 2, 2011.
    Lyndsie Arielle Noble, 20, andJames Aaron Morris, 21, married Oct. 8, 2011.
    Kathy Lee Smith, 31, and Jason Daryl Angel, 31, married Sept. 21, 2011.
    Amanda Faith Morris, 26, and Bobby James Brewer, 29, married Oct. 12, 2011.
    Kayla Renae Fryman, 21, and Nathan Scott Linville, 22, married Oct. 15, 2011.

  • Reunion

    Former telephone operators will meet Saturday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. at Biancke’s for their annual reunion luncheon. Everyone should bring a gift.

  • Gov. Beshear wins county, 2nd term

    Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has claimed his second term with first-year running mate Jerry Abramson.
    Beshear/Abramson defeated their Republican opponents David Williams/Richie Farmer by 169,201 votes, according to the unofficial totals with 100 percent of the state’s precincts reporting.
    In Harrison County, 824 votes separated Beshear and Williams with Independent candidate Gatewood Galbraith and Dea Riley grabbing 736 votes.

  • Rethinking your wardrobe in a down economy

    As families face a new economic “normal,” they are shifting toward a cultural change, perhaps permanent, that embraces being financially conservative. At home, this conservative behavior is illustrated by the rise in families who clip coupons, buy store brands, frequent discount stores, and delay purchases. Many family budgets now emphasize essential purchases, reducing debt and increasing savings, and limit treats and luxuries.

  • Disney Spectacular is Friday and Sunday

    The Licking Valley Singers’ Disney Spectacular is this weekend at Cynthiana Baptist Church.
    Friday’s performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Sunday’s show starts at 2:30 p.m.
    Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and are available at Biancke’s or MCTC/LVC. They will also be available before the performance.

  • Veterans to be honored Friday

    It won’t happen this way for another 100 years, but on the 11th month, the 11th day, at the 11th hour in the year of 2011, Cynthiana and Harrison County veterans will be honored for their service.
    Battle Grove Cemetery will  host its annual veterans’ recognition program in front of the veterans walk area.
    Major Gen. Richard Perraut, formerly of Cynthiana and now residing in Manassas, Va., will be the featured speaker.

  • Madison Lynn Wood

    Madison Lynn Wood was born Aug. 4, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital to Lucas and Stephanie Wood of Cynthiana. She weighed 6 lbs. 10 oz.
    Maternal grandparents ar Anthony and Karen Perkins of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Jessie and Venita Wood of Cynthiana.

  • Youth basketball on hold for gym renovation

    Due to no venue being available, the Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Board decided not to offer youth and adult basketball leagues for 2011.
    From the very beginning of the renovation to City Hall gym, several inquiring minds have pondered what will become of 2012 recreation basketball leagues for Harrison County children and adults.

  • John Russ Vaughn

    John Russ Vaughn was born to Kiley and Mia Vaughn of Cynthiana on Oct. 25, 2011 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington. He weighed 9 lbs. 9 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Chandler Elizabeth.
    Maternal grandparents are John and Marsha Wright of Bourbon County; maternal great-grandparents are Elizabeth Wright of Bourbon County and the late Walton Wright, Linda Soper of Nicholas County and the late John E. Soper Jr., and H.C. Judy of Lexington and the late Millie Soper Judy.