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Today's News

  • Fab Fourth is Saturday

    The Fabulous Fourth Celebration will be on July 3 from 5 to 10 p.m. on the Hilltop.

    Fireworks will start at dark.

    Concessions will be open from 5 to 10 p.m. selling food such as cotton candy, popcorn, snow cones and hamburgers.

    There will also be kids’ activities such as a cornhole tournament, giant slide, blow-up bouncer and an obstacle course.

    There will be stage entertainment with a band, a flag presentation and the presentation of awards to the police and fire departments throughout the night.

  • Longest Day of Play is Monday at FRVP

    Monday will mark the summer solstice and the fourth annual Longest Day of Play.

    Hosted by the Community Health Partnership Wellness Subcommittee, the event includes booths featuring different physical activities for children ages two to 12.

    At each booth are volunteers from community businesses and organizations.

    “Each organization comes up with their own activity,” said chairman Mollie Smith.

    Smith said this year’s events will include at least 19 booths with such activities as badminton, the chicken dance and corn hole.

  • Belmont resident requests furniture for outdoor area

    To the editor:

    I am writing on behalf of the Belmont Senior Apartment residents on West Pleasant Street. While management has provided one picnic table and three benches, none are situated in a restful, shady position. Since there are about three large, shade trees in grassy area, we would appreciate a chair or bench in which to contemplate/meditate, maybe with a pet or reading matter.

  • Reunions

    CLASS OF 1960

    Harrison County High School Class of 1960 will have its 50th reunion on July 17, 2010 with social time from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 at the Cynthiana Country Club.

    For more information call 859-234-1306.

    CRISWELL, RANKIN, SLADE, MARTIN REUNION

    The Criswell-Rankin-Slade-Martin reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 8 at the Benson United Methodist Church.

    A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.

    Table service and drinks will be provided.

    FRYMAN

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 1

    Prize Book Store. Will be open from 2-6 p.m. on Thursday, July 1 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Turn in reading logs and get a free book.

    Movie Night. Tuesday, July 1 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Will be watching a movie while enjoying pizza, popcorn, and soda. This program is for adult patrons and pre-registration is required.

    FRIDAY, July 2

  • Marriage Licenses

    MARRIAGE LICENSES

    Marilou Kate Brunker, 29, and Garrett Donald Stovall, 32, married May 22, 2010.

    Kristin Cleaver Curtis, 20, and Justin Hoyt Burns, 28, married May 29, 2010.

    Andrea Earlene Maxwell, 19, and Troy Harley David Kelly, 27, married May 30, 2010.

    Casandra Renee McAninch, 21, and Jacob Daniel Fryman, 23, married May 29, 2010.

    Tawna Joy Jenkins, 49, and Christopher Mark Reeves, 40, married June 5, 2010.

    Sarah Ann Carroll, 21, and Jason Henry Goodpaster, 29, married June 5, 2010.

  • MAKING HEALTH CARE AN OPTION FOR ALL

    Whether you prefer donkeys or elephants, Sunday night’s passage of the health care reform bill was historic.

    On the news, at work and around the water cooler, health care seems to be quite a hot topic, and rightfully so.

    We all need it.

    Washington, D.C. politicians may sit in the capital building for years arguing, debating and pondering how to best bring health care to every citizen.

    But in Harrison County, one group is already working to make that dream a reality in Cynthiana.

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Charles Nathaniel Lee Bowling, April 12, son of Cecil Lee Jr. and Sabrina Bowling; Dennis Wayne "Trey" Russell III, May 24, son of Heather and Dennis Russell II; Jessica Nicole Steven, May 22, gaughter of Amy Quesenberry and Harold E. Steven Jr.; Daniel Scott Faulconer, May 25, son of Brian and Amanda Faulconer; Maxwell Royce Ferguson, May 14, son of Dr. David and Jolleen Ferguson; Grace Louise Street, May 17, daughter of the Rev. John and Lori Street Jr.

  • Police searching for cell phones is a waste of time and money

    To the editor:

    I was reading the court news a week or so ago and noticed there were far too many incidents of police being called to help find, hunt down or otherwise make a report on a missing cell phone or Ipod.

    If people insist on having these easily misplaced items glued to their ears, then they should be responsible for locking them up for safe keeping after using them.

    All these nuisance calls tie up the police and cost taxpayers money when these precious commodities could be used for more important things.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    June 5 --At 2 p.m., Jody Sizemore of Family Dollar Store called regarding a possible shoplifter. Police charged Misty L. Turner with theft by unlawful taking. She had allegedly put $31 worth of merchandise in her purse.

    June 6 -- At 2:03 p.m., police were called to Walmart where a man allegedly took a home theater system to the customer service for return after he went to electronic and loaded it in his cart. Jeffery L. Tucker was charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.