Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emma Katherine Courtney, Sept. 27, daughter of Joel and Jenny Courtney; Blake Thomas Furnish, Sept. 15, son of J.T. and Kristy Furnish; William David Lucky, Sept. 12, son of Ernie and Julie Lucky.
    The Colemansville Store has new owners. Jason and Donna Cox purchased the business on July 17. The store reopened on Aug. 2 after a little remodeling a little country charm added. The store is located Ky. 1032 West, about a mile and a half from Berry.

  • ‘Your Daily Bread’ Extension leader lesson will be Oct. 23

    The best guess about the origins of bread is the flat breads were common in the late Stone Age. Surviving versions include the tortilla, Indian johnny-cakes and the Chinese pancake. Raised bread seems to have developed in Egypt around 4000 B.C. By the middle ages, improved strains of wheat, grinding equipment, fermentation and the improved cooking equipment allowed the baking of leavened bread to become a profession.

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  • Barton-Wurtz announce engagement

    Douglas and Trudy Barton of Carlisle, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Barton, to Kyle Wurtz, son of Jeff and Tammy Wurtz of Cynthiana.
    Barton, a pre-nursing student at Maysville Community and Technical College, is a certified resident care associate at Cedar Ridge Health Campus.
    Wurtz attended Georgetown College, works at FedEx Freight in Northern Kentucky, and is deployed to the Horn of Africa with the Carlisle Kentucky National Guard unit.
    The wedding is planned for Sept. 28, 2013 at the Smoot Farm near the Nicholas/Bath county line.

  • Jefferson-Jackson Dinner set for Monday

    The Harrison County Democratic Woman’s Club will host the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner with a tribute to Virgie Florence Wells, the first woman Mayor of Cynthiana.
    The Master of Ceremonies is the Honorable Sam W. Arnold III. Speakers are: Joyce Courtney, Marilynn Bell, Meg Ammerman, Bruce Florence, Honorable John Lair, Sgt. Tim Wells and Amy Wells Dolan, Ph.D.
    The event will be held on Monday, Oct. 22 at Cynthiana Christian Church. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. and adjourn at 8.

  • Emma Jane Butcher

    Emma Jane Butcher was born to Patrick and Elizabeth Butcher of Burlington, Ky. on July 16, 2012 at St. Elizabeth, Edgewood. She weighed 9 lbs. 10 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are John and Diane McGhee of Bainridge, Ohio.
    Paternal grandparents are Kenneth and Jane Butcher of Cynthiana.

  • School Menus

    Oct. 22-26
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Cereal choice w/toast and jelly or french toast sticks, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Blueberry muffins or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • Miller-Bourne exchange vows

    Sydney Dawn Miller, daughter of Dave and Tina Miller, of Cynthiana, and Zane Benjamin Arnold Bourne, son of Arnold and Lori Bourne, of Durant, Okla., were married on June 23. The ceremony was held at 2 p.m. at the First Church of God with the couple’s Pastor from Fresh Start Community Church in Norman, Okla., Pastor Dave Dooley officiating.

  • Butchers to celebrate anniversary with open house Oct. 27

    Kenneth and Jane Butcher will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on Oct. 27 with an open house at Antioch Mills Christian Church hosted by their sons, Eddie and Patrick, and their families. The open house is from 2-4 p.m. All friends and family are invited.
    The couple requests no gifts.


    By Jamie Baker-Nantz
    A third and fourth grade Grant County Youth Football team will not be finishing its season or playing in this year’s playoffs.
    The team, the Blue Mighty Pros, have been suspended from the league for the remainder of the season, causing a firestorm of emotions from parents, boosters and league officials.
    The controversy started last fall when Craig Ruber, coach of the Blue Mighty Pros, gave some of his players a Walton-Verona jersey and told them to urinate on it.