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Today's News

  • Jocelyn Crysta Houg

    Jocelyn Crysta Houg was born to John and Amanda Houg of Cynthiana on May 14, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz., and is welcomed by her sister Aiyanna and brother Jaxan.
    Maternal grandparents are Johnna and Chris Blair of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Kathy Caswell and John Houg of Cynthiana.

  • Reunions

    RENAKER SCHOOL
    The Renaker School reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. at Biancke’s Restaurant, Cynthiana, Ky.
    All graduates, attendees and friends welcome. Contact your classmates, bring pictures and memorabilia to share.
    Call Patty Adams at 234-1403 for reservations.
    GILKERSON/GILKISON
    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legion Hall, Legion Road, Paris, Ky. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Amanda Michelle Hausberger, July 14, daughter of Martin Clay and Angela Carol Hausberger; Zachary Wayne Lutes, June 16, son of Eddie Wayne and Rebecca Lutes; Alexis Grace Million, July 18, daughter of Nathan Bruck and Cheryl Lynn Million.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, Feb. 25, 1869 -- “We have learned from the president of the Covington and Lexington Railroad, that he will build a platform from Pike Street, next to the Smith House, to the depot. A good proposition and a good improvement.” (This would have been a great proposition and improvement. The Smith House remains.)
    * Log Cabin, May 6, 1898 -- “They are worth 10 cents, but Biancke’s is making the finest of ice cream sodas with fruit flavors for only 5 cents.” (2013 - and still going strong - Biancke’s! Congratulations!)

  • Sawflies strip dogwood foliage

    One of the very first insects that I identified as a young gardener was the pine sawfly. We had planted over a hundred white pine seedlings over 30 years ago and after a decade or so we started to lose a couple each year to one problem or another. Daddy charged me with inspection duty. Looking for and plucking bagworms; collecting beetles in jars for identification at the County Extension Service; or closely noting the color, legs and chewing habits of the various caterpillars I encountered.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Aug. 2 -- Chelsea C. Allison, 17, was cited for no operators license, failure to maintain insurance (non-owner), and license to be in possession while traveling West Pleasant Street.
    Aug. 2 -- David L. Buckler, 23, was issued a citation at South Poplar and West Pleasant Street for failure to maintain insurance (owner).
    Aug. 2 -- James A. Lewis, 32, was arrested on South Poplar Street for fleeing/evading police-second (on foot) and criminal trespassing-third.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Aug. 5 – At 3:11 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 392 five miles from town. Megan Bryant was traveling on KY 392 when she rounded a curve and over-corrected causing her to travel over an embankment.
    Aug. 3 – At 9:30 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Twin Creek Road six miles from town. Ralph Baldridge was traveling on Twin Creek Road when he met Stephanie Mastin at a bridge and struck mirrors.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Aug. 6, 2013
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Clifford Smith Jr., 1950, arraignment; 2 counts trafficking in controlled substance-first degree-first offense, persistent felony offender-first degree; not guilty plea entered, discovery order entered, motion to dismiss set.
    Rhonda Yarnell, 1976, arraignment; 3 counts burglary-second degree, 3 counts theft by unlawful taking, persistent felony offender-second degree; not guilty plea entered.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Aug. 5, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of David Doyle, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Everett Himes, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Nellie F. Holland, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Christine Ingram, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Inge L. Ritchey, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    In re: Trust of Charlene A. Craycraft, probate hearing; order entered.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Aug. 7, 2013
    CIVIL CASES
    Rhea Sheree Stanfield vs. Keith Patrick Bills, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Paula Wiglesworth Roland vs. Timothy Lloyd Roland, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Amy Susan Adams vs. Norris Allen Adams, motion hour; agreed order entered.
    Stephen W. Estep vs. Hannah G. Brock, motion hour; passed to be re-noticed.
    Tracy Carol King vs. Michael Anthony King, motion hour; (motion for appointment of guardian ad litem), sustained.