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Today's News

  • Cundiff-Grinstead exchange vows

    Dr. Joshua Thomas Grinstead wed Abbagail Faith Cundiff on June 23, 2012 at the home and family farm of the bride’s grandparents, Clyde and Phyllis Sluss, Morehead, Ky.
    Cundiff is the daughter of Curt and Janie Cundiff of Morehead. She has recently completed her Master’s as a Reading/Writing Specialist at Morehead State University and she is teaching first grade at Straub Elementary in Mason County.

  • Way Back When

    25 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kimberly Denise Fryman, Dec. 17, daughter of Tommy and Connie Fryman.
    Injuries escaped when airborne car lands in bedroom of Charles and Peggy Carson on Elmarch Avenue.

    50 years ago . . .

  • Marriage Licenses

    Danielle Arlene Schaefer, 23, and Stephen Dale Cole, 24, married Nov. 5, 2012.
    Rebecca Lynn Moore, 23, and Ricardo Contreras Labra, 30, married Nov. 13, 2012.
    Vernie Marie Bills, 27, and Walter Adolphus Nickerson, 31, married Nov. 3, 2012.
    Leslie Paige English, 19, and Cory Todd Hilterbrandt, 22, married Nov. 24, 2012.
    Darcey Renee Jones, 27, and Michael David Crites, 37, married Dec. 3, 2012.
    Ronda Courtney Wilson, 54, and John Elmer Phillips Jr., 58, married Dec. 12, 2012.

  • PSC selects overlay for new area code in Western Kentucky, decision means 10-digit dialing for local calls beginning in 2014

    A new area code 364 in western Kentucky will occupy the same geographic area as the current area code 270, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) announced today.
    The overlay option is the least disruptive for all customers and imposes the smallest cost on businesses in the area, the PSC said in its order. This is the first area code in Kentucky created by an overlay. Area code 270 was created in 1999 by splitting area code 502.

  • Theme: World Leaders

    ACROSS
    1. Like children’s book character Nancy
    6. Grade A item on grocery list
    9. Spill the beans
    13. Greeting from Don Ho
    14. ___ chi
    15. *Location of Mohammed Morsi’s presidential palace
    16. It lacks appropriate punctuation
    17. Wood-shaping tool
    18. It often fell in old cartoons
    19. *One of EU leaders
    21. *Anti-apartheid leader
    23. Moray ___
    24. I, to a Greek
    25. Where massages are given
    28. Letter opener
    30. Pincered insect

  • KET celebrates Downton Abbey season premiere

    Season three of the award-winning Masterpiece series Downton Abbey has arrived. In the two-hour season premiere, wedding guests descend on Downton Abbey, where disasters threaten and love is in the air. The program airs Sundays, Jan. 6 - Feb. 17 at 9/8 p.m. on KET and Thursdays, Jan. 10 - Feb. 21 at 9/8 p.m. on KET2.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case Reports
    Dec. 3 – At 11:45 p.m., police were called to the area of Old Lair Road and Springdale where a prowler was reported to have been trying to get into a residence at 211 Old Lair Road. Police got out on foot and chased the suspect through a wooded area but lost site of him due to darkness and terrain.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 17, 2012
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Geneva J. Mattox, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Ronald Mayer, motion hour; pass to be re-noticed.
    CIVIL CASES
    Floyd McDanell vs. Jackie Barker, court trial; forcible detainer sustained, vacate by Dec. 31.
    World Finance Corporation vs. Clarence D. Honaker, motion hour; default judgment entered.
    Equable Ascent vs. Frank Schooley, motion hour; default judgment entered.

  • Property Transfers

    John C. Fritz, Executor for the Estate of Marjorie M. Fritz, Charlotte Pandolfo, John C. Fritz and Carol L. Fritz, C. Thomas Fritz to Jonathan N. Charles and Wilma J. Chrarles, property on Oddville Pike (US 62), $300,000.
    DGS Development, LTD to Samuel A. Conley, Lot 2B - Franklin Lane Land Division, $11,500.
    Special Warranty Deed: Vericrest Opportunity Loan Trust to Brent Buck and Tonya Buck, property on Junction Pike, $61,000.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Dec. 18, 2012
    CRIMINAL CASES
    John T. Reed Jr., 1979, disposition hearing; probation violation; probation continued.
    Tracey Gross, 1986, probation revocation hearing; admission to allegation.
    Amy Stevens, 1978, probation revocation hearing; admission to allegations.
    Jonathan Willis, 1974, show cause hearing; motion passed.
    Crystal Cowan, 1979, pretrial conference; receiving stolen property under $10,000; guilty plea entered. sentencing set.