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Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Dec. 10 – At 8:08 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 1842. Joan Jones was attempting to back-up in a parking lot and struck a parked vehicle owned by Jessica Casteel.

  • STANDING TALL

    The ability to walk is something everyone takes for granted, unless it is experienced for the first time at the age of four.
    From the time Khloe Fryman was born, she had every reason to have a negative attitude toward life, yet her glowing personality continues to be a source of strength for everyone around her.
    Khloe is merely 4 years old, yet she continues to take-on whatever the world throws at her with a smile.
    Khloe was born four years ago to Erik and Ella Fryman of Cynthiana.

  • Starlings en masse create nuisance

    Last Sunday I felt like I was under siege.  
    There were starlings everywhere; so much so that I feared being splattered with poop at every turn.  
    The surprising thing about starlings is that they are everywhere yet not from here.  It’s another story of one good intention going bad.
    Apparently back in 1890, in honor of a Shakespeare festival in New York City’s Central Park, 60 European starlings were released.  

  • Motorists are encouraged to prepare vehicles for winter travel

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) encourages motorists across the state to prepare their vehicles for holiday travel and winter weather.
    “Motorist safety is our foremost concern,” said Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock. “Taking a few precautions now will help make holiday trips safer, and drivers will be better prepared should a cold weather emergency occur.”

  • BBB tips on the top holiday scams

    Scammers are busy this time of the year. Whether it’s on the internet, at the stores, or even at your front door…they are ready to take your hard-earned cash. Here are some tips from the BBB on scams to look out for.

  • CPD plans holiday crackdown to stop impaired driving and save lives

    Holiday party-goers, beware!
    To help save lives this holiday season, the Cynthiana Police Department is launching a special “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown to stop impaired drivers and to save lives on our roadways.
    Sgt. Wilbur Gross said CPD’s officers will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers and will arrest anyone caught driving impaired. Enforcement efforts will include sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols, etc.  
    The special enforcement crackdown began Dec. 12 and will continue through Jan. 1, 2013.

  • Judge appoints attorney for Brown

    A public defender was appointed to represent Kay Brown in her criminal defense in Harrison Circuit Court Tuesday morning.
    Brown, who faces charges of financial exploitation of an adult (more than $300), first degree perjury and second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, asked for an appointed attorney and filed an affidavit of indigency Dec. 4.
    Judge Jay Delaney told Brown that if he appointed an attorney and she later decided to hire her own counsel, the new attorney would have to follow the trial schedule that the court set.

  • Cram the Cruiser
  • Two Cynthiana farms join the American Angus Association

    Bluegrass Heights Farm and Sweet T Farm, Cynthiana, are new members of the American Angus Association®, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.
    The American Angus Association, with more than 25,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus.

  • Following in his father’s footsteps

    In 1964, Tom and Anoma Leith took their 12-year-old son to one of the first-ever organizational meetings of The First Federal Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps of LaCrosse, Wisc. Young Tom was asked to sign up for the instrument that he wanted to play. He signed up for the snare drum. Tom thrived in the environment, loved the competition and became a first-rate snare drummer, featured in front of thousands of fans that were discovering the excitement and unique entertainment at Drum Corps International (DCI) competitions.