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Today's News

  • Fireflies light the night for love

    Likely as a child you collected fireflies in a jar and took them to bed to light up your room on a warm summer night.  
    I remember getting my parents to puncture the lid of a mason jar so the magical insects could breathe.  
    Well, it turns out that all that light flashing wasn’t meant for our entertainment  but rather about entertaining love.
    Researchers at Tufts University and Bringham and Woman’s Hospital have been observing the flashes of fireflies for a decade of summers and what they have uncovered may surprise you.  

  • Kearns-Gaunce plan October wedding

    Vonda Renea Kearns and Jonathan Michael Gaunce announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    The wedding will take place Oct. 19, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Edwards Catholic Church. The reception will follow at the Elks Lodge of Cynthiana. Formal invitations are being sent, but all family and friends are welcome.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Kymberlie Jo White, 33, and Brian Reed Price, 34, married on June 14, 2013.
    Kristy Elizabeth Smith, 35, and William Scott Nelson, 31, married on June 15, 2013.
    Brittany Leigh Connelly, 22, and Taylor Wayne Hoskins, 23, married on June 22, 2013.
    Terra Beth Morris, 35, and Johnnie Wayne Doolin, 28, married on June 21, 2013.
    Amanda Rose Campbell, 34, and Morris Anthony Barnes, 41, married on June 22, 2013.
    Belinda Jo Wilson, 28, and Kyle Wayne Price, 30, married on June 29, 2013.

  • Hope Elayne Davis

    Hope Elayne Davis was born to Russell and Emily Arnold Davis of Lexington, Ky. on June 22, 2013 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 5 lbs. 14 1/2 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Hank.
    Maternal grandparents are Lemuel E. and Peggy Pepper Arnold of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Nelson and Carol Kizer of Lexington, Tenn., and Kenneth Davis of Lexington.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jerry Lee Ingram III, May 27, son of Jerry Jr. and Randie Ingram; Haley Marie Kiskaden, July 8, daughter of Crystal Purnell and Thomas Kiskaden; Tristan Allen Porter, July 22, son of Bobby and Jill Porter; Kayleigh Lynn Simpson, July 7, daughter of Vicky Honican and Kenny Simpson; Elijah Samuel Smith, July 1, son of Terribeth and Tad Smith.
    School opening delayed three days due to various construction projects underway at Harrison County schools.

  • Reunions

    COPES
    The 42nd annual Copes family reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 4 at the Raphael Patrick Fellowship Hall at Curry United Methodist Church. A potluck lunch will be served at 1 p.m.
    All family and friends are invited to attend.

    MARSH
    The descendents of Nicholas Corbin and Mary G. Holton Marsh will hold their annual family reunion on Sunday, Aug. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Elks shelter on US 62 East. A potluck meal will be served. Plates, cups, utensils and drinks will be provided. Come and enjoy the food, fun and fellowship.

  • Five Generations
  • Breastfeeding Support: Close to mothers

    World Breastfeeding Week will be celebrated worldwide Aug. 1-7/Oct. 1-7. The 2013 World Breastfeeding Week theme, Breastfeeding Support: Close to Mothers, highlights the importance of providing support to breastfeeding families.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 22, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of C Gray Barnett, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Billy Cobb, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Linda Jean Layton Crossfield, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Imogene B. Doolin, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Michael Todd McCall II, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    July 13 – At 9:52 p.m., police were called to Delta Court for a domestic dispute.
    July 14 – At 1:07 a.m., police were called to Railroad Avenue for a landlord/tenant dispute. Jean Mattox told police that she was at the residence to tell Danielle Whitaker she had 30 days to move out due to a complaint that Mattox received that a loud party was going on at the residence. Mattox said she was threatened by on Christopher Tuel, who was at the residence.