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Today's News

  • Pony Parade
  • Lions Club Auction underway

    The 54th annual Cynthiana Lions Club Charity Auction started Monday, March 28, and will continue through Thursday, March 31. It is being broadcast over WCYN and Cable Channel 6. Bidders can also view it live a www.aiscomputer.com.
    Numerous items have been donated and will be up for bid beginning at 7 p.m. each evening. To place a bid, call 859-234-9742. All proceeds from the auction stays in Harrison County for projects supported by the Cynthiana Lions Club with eye sight preservation as the club’s primary concern.
     

  • Faith-based film needs extras

    Local couple Ed and Betsy Smith are calling for volunteers to be extras in faith based film “Undeserved,” Saturday, April 2.
    The extras will be nonspeaking parts and act just as background bodies during a scene that will be shot at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Shooting will take place in the morning or early afternoon.
    If interested in becoming an extra, please contact the Smiths at 235-0225 or edwardbetsy@bellsouth.net.
     

  • ‘Our Town’ is coming soon

    “Our Town” will be staged April 29 through May 1 at the Rohs Opera House, 133 E. Main St. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1. Tickets are $10 for reserved seating and $8 at the door. Reserved seats are available at Teabeary’s on Main Street.

  • Much-debated Medicaid issue closes with solution from Representatives

    FRANKFORT – After nearly two months’ worth of work, several weeks of intense debate and a long day on Thursday, the Kentucky House of Representatives finalized the legislative session’s most pressing issue: Closing a sizeable deficit in Medicaid.
    Our approach was a little different, but the end result accomplished what we wanted, which was to keep the solution within the healthcare program and not needlessly cut millions of dollars out of our classrooms, our local governments, our veteran services and dozens of other state agencies.

  • Activities center grant in quandary

    Cynthiana City Commissioner Billy Grayson termed a proposal with Wedco to build an activity center adjacent to Flat Run Veterans’ Park ideal.
    However, that ideal situation may be changing.
    At a special meeting Monday, commissioners heard from Mayor Steve Moses that Wedco is stepping down as fiscal agent in the grant application process.
    Moses said the grant application was due March 14. When Wedco bowed out, the city was given time to build its Healthy Communities grant application.

  • Lawsuit filed on behalf of tobacco farmers whose contracts were allegedly not upheld

    Two Harrison County tobacco farmers are looking to gain their losses through a breach of contract, class action lawsuit.
    The Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati law firm  of Strauss & Troy filed a class action lawsuit in Harrison County against Universal Corporation “Universal Leaf North America,” according to a press release sent by Strauss & Troy attorney Jack Gatlin.

  • Kentucky to offer free GED testing for limited time

    The GED test will be free in Kentucky through June 30. Kentuckians taking the test during that timeframe will not have to pay the usual $55 fee. Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education, will pay the fee.
    “We are pleased to offer this incentive because it will help many Kentuckians re-energize their education and career,” said Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King.

  • Harrison County District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding March 21, 2011
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Sandra M. Brooks, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Martha R. Brown, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Ira Jesse Coy, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Mary Margaret Mynear, other hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Peggy Rogers, probate hearing; will admitted, bond approved, order entered.
    Estate of Miranda Lee Walters, probate hearing; orders entered and bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES

  • 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.
    March 11 – At 7:34 a.m., an injury accident was reported to have occurred on Ky 1842. Teresa Bell was traveling on the road and lost control due to ice on the road. Her vehcile slid off of the road and struck a tree.