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Today's News

  • Auditions begin Saturday

    The harriCYN Community Theatre will be holding auditions for “To Kill A Mockingbird” at the Rohs Theatre, 133 E. Pike St., Cynthiana, on the following dates: Saturday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4, at 4 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m.
    Actors needed: one young Caucasian female (Scout), two young Caucasian males (Jem and Dill), two African-American adult males, eight Caucasian adult males, two African-American adult females, and five Caucasian adult females.

  • Balian Bryant Wiley

    Balian Bryant Wiley was born to Tim and Meg Wiley of Cynthiana on April 28, 2012 in their home in Connersville, Ky. He weighed 9 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by brothers Timmy Dale, Nathaniel and Alexander, and sisters Heather, Catherine and Aeowynne Wiley.
    Maternal grandparents are Steve and Cathy Richie of Cynthiana, Ky.
    Paternal grandparents are Gene and Betty Wiley of Frankfort, Ky.

  • Chapman-Fuller wed at Chapman farm

    Ashley Dawn Chapman and Charles David Fuller were united in marriage on Sept. 8, 2012 at the Chapman Farm in Nicholasville.
    The bride is the daughter of Pat and Marty Chapman, and the granddaughter of Dick and Peggy Chapman of Versailles, Donna Barnett of Nicholasville and the late Terry Teater.
    The groom is the son of Ronnie and Tonya Fuller. He is the grandson of Ronnie and Judy Sims of Cynthiana and the late Charles and Margaret Fuller, and the great-grandson of the late Roscoe and Loura Bedford and the late Robert and Louise Napier.

  • Two congressional races will be on ballot

    There’s been plenty of hype surrounding the 2012 general election from which voters will elect the President to city commissioners.
    One race that may catch voters off guard is the one for U.S. congressman representing Harrison Countians.
    There will actually be two races to fill one seat. The first will be to fill the unexpired term of U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, who stepped down earlier this year for family reasons.

  • Robinson-Purcell exchange vows

    Linda Katherine Robinson and Justin Aaron Purcell were united in marriage on Sept. 15, 2012 at First United Methodist Church, Cynthiana.
    The bride is the daughter of Lee and Cindy Robinson. She is the granddaughter of Linda West and Robert Newman, Kathy Barnes and Leon Robinson.
    The groom is the son of Bud and Patty Purcell. He is the grandson of Ronnie and Judy Sims and the late Paul and Dorothy Purcell, and the grandson of Ronnie and Judy Sims and the late Paul and Dorothy Purcell, and the great-grandson of Roscoe and Louise Bedford.

  • Tuesday’s races will determine local, state, national leaders

    Election Day is similar to Christmas.
    Although there is an abundance of commercials leading up to the event, voters/shoppers still manage to somehow greet the day usually unprepared.
    This is a great opportunity to introduce all of the candidates that will be seen Tuesday, Nov. 6, as voters of Harrison County decide the outcome of what is shaping-up to be one of the most important political races in recent history.
    Starting at the local level, there are five candidates seeking positions as city commissioners for Cynthiana.

  • Former judge permanently disbarred

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    When former Harrison County District Court Judge Wayne W. Fitzgerald entered a guilty plea to theft charges earlier this year, it was just the beginning to the end of his lengthy law career.
    Last Thursday in Kentucky Supreme Court, Fitzgerald’s own motion to have himself permanently disbarred was upheld.
    Fitzgerald was indicted in Harrison County Circuit Court on March 6, 2012. He entered a guilty plea to the charge of theft by failure to make disposition in June with an Aug. 30 sentencing date.

  • Sale of Brown home pending

    U.S. District Court trustee James Westenhoefer has recovered property that was identified in the Kay Brown bankruptcy case which she had previously asked for and was denied exemptions.
    Westenhoefer wrote a letter to Brown’s daughter, Jennifer Hutchinson, last Thursday thanking her for assistance in recovery of property.

  • Homeless man struck by train

    A homeless man was struck by a train early Friday morning and remains in serious condition.
    Alfred Marmolejo, 39, was taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center with head and multiple other injuries, said Ptl. Michael Kiskaden, who was called to the scene at 12:44 a.m.
    According to Kiskaden, Marmolejo and his girlfriend, Jamie Burge, were walking on the tracks between Pike and Pleasant streets after leaving Geneva’s Bar on Walnut Street.

  • PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS
    Gracie Glenn Russ, by and through Jan Worth-Power of Attorney, Bonnie Westmoreland, Robbie Morgan, Julie Johnson, Michelle Smith to Randy Northcutt, property at 430 East Bridge Street, $20,000.
    Quit Claim Deed: Michael Johnson to Randy Northcutt, property at 430 East Bridge Street.
    Willard Conner LLC to Willard Conner, Wayne Conner, Janice McCord, property in Harrison County.