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Today's News

  • Ten must-have apps to help you survive a storm

    (ARA) - Use these smartphone apps to help you get prepared, remain connected and stay safe during bad weather:
    StopDisaster - This iPhone app walks you through preparedness checklists for hurricanes, earthquakes, blizzards and other disasters.
    Dropbox - Install the program on your PC or Mac, upload files to your folder, and they are instantly available on all your other computers.
    MotionX GPS Drive - MotionX GPS Drive is the cheapest and most popular way to guide you out of town on an unfamiliar route.

  • Post It Fashionista

    Aubree Ritchie walks across the stage with her father during the Evening with the Arts Post-it Note Fashion show Friday night. Ritchie was winner of this year’s contest.

  • Family credited with saving victim’s life

    Tony Herald is lucky to be alive and he is quick to give credit to his mother and younger brother for saving him from the deadly current at Robinson Dam.
    Just hours before a Harrison County man died in the horrific waters at the Robinson Dam, Herald was brought lifelessly to the shore.
    About 4 p.m. Saturday, Herald, his mother Connie Applegate, and brother, Robert Webber, went to Robinson Dam for an afternoon swim. They had just arrived when Herald, 20, went into the water above the dam. He was soon swept over the dam by the raging water and fighting for his life.

  • Helicopters called in for two separate crashes on Sunday

    Helicopter services were called twice to Harrison County Sunday afternoon following two wrecks less than two hours apart.
    The first of two wrecks was called in at 11:50 a.m., on KY 32, six miles west of Cynthiana.
    “We received a call at 11:50 a.m., for a single vehicle injury accident,” said Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve McCauley.
    McCauley said a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by Scott Thompson, 19, of Nicholasville, had exited the road following a curve on KY 32.

  • Two Harrison Square businesses hit by quick-change swindlers

    Two Harrison Square businesses were victims of a quick-change scam on Saturday that netted the scammers about $300.
    Ptl. Jeff Thomas of the Cynthiana Police Department said two black men pulled the quick-change scams in Subway and Auto Zone within 30 minutes of each other.
    “Before it was all over they had their money and more,” Thomas said.

  • Charles Leonard and Tinley Thomas Yazell

    Charles Leonard Yazell and Tinley Thomas Yazell were born to Ashley and Glen Yazell on March 19, 2012, at the University of Kentucky Hospital.
    Charlie weighed 1 lb., 9 oz., and Tinley weighed 1 lb., 11 oz., and are welcomed by a brother, Glen Ray “Trace” Yazell III, and a sister, Carley Nicole Yazell.
    Maternal grandparents are Roger Wade and Rachel Moore and Paula Howard; maternal great-grandparents are Don and Liz Wade and Betty Howard; maternal great-great grandparents are James and Mary Reffett.  

  • 10th anniversary for Hospice fund raiser is Aug. 25

    The Jimmy Church Band will be returning to the Church on Church Hospice event in Cynthiana on Aug. 25.
    This year marks the 10th anniversary for the Hospice of the Bluegrass fund raiser.
    “This is the major fund raising push for the patient expense fund earmarked for Harrison County,” said Kelly Kendall, Hospice community resource coordinator.
    Kendall explained that all of the money raised is used to ensure that Hospice patients have no out-of-pocket expenses.

  • Koltyn Keith Noble Wilson

    Koltyn Keith Noble Wilson was born to Alisha Wilson and Justin Noble of Cynthiana on July 24, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Kyle Ann Noble Wilson.
    Maternal grandparents are D. Wilson and Ronald Wilson of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Dora Clair and Lenard Mitchell, Sammy Wilson and Nancy Wilson.
    Paternal grandparents are Lois Ann Hill and Junior Noble of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Ethel Barnett and Estill Wayne Barnett, and Marian Noble and Ruby Baker.

  • Bussell hired as new Economic Development recruiter

    Former Kentucky Economic Development project manager is bringing her expertise to Cynthiana and Harrison County as the new EDA recruiter.
    She said she always wanted to work in a small town and now her dream has come to life.
    Darlene Bussell, a Kentucky State University economics graduate, said economics are simply something that comes natural to her.
    With over 20 years of experience in the field of economics, Bussell said she has been nearly everywhere and seen just about all there is to see.

  • Ryder Lee Pugh

    Ryder Lee Pugh was born to Brandon Pugh and Briana Guptill of Cynthiana on July 26, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 3 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Sheyenne Pugh.
    Maternal grandparents are Kelli and Shane Mcfarland of Lexington, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Bonnie and Tony Layne and Trisha and Roger Mcfarland.
    Paternal grandparents are Diana and Winston Pugh of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Eula and Bill Cooper, Darrell and Shirley Pugh, and Wanda and John Otto.