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  • First Rod Run a huge success

    Cynthiana's first Rod Run was Saturday with over 500 cars and trucks on display throughout the downtown area.

    "We're tickled to death," said Jerry Adams, one of the coordinator's of the event. "It's definitely the talk of the town."

    Adams said next year's event has already been scheduled for Aug. 24 and organizers aren't going to wait to start making plans. A meeting will be held Sept. 24 to take a look at this year's Rod Run and to start making plans for 2013.

  • Infested

    Clifton Village apartment described as ‘slaughter house’ of bed bugs


    “It is the worst case of bed bugs that I have ever seen,” said executive director of the Cynthiana Housing Authority Michael Buis.
    An issue that most tend to refrain from in general conversation, the bed bug issue seems to keep creeping up.


  • Hillside complex to get $4.3 mil revamp

    A Cynthiana housing complex is about to get a $4.3 million face lift.
    Hillside Apartments, located off of north Elmarch Avenue,  has been approved by the Cynthiana-Harrison county-Berry Planning Commission for a major renovation project that will also include the construction of three two-bedroom units that are handicap accessible as well as a community room.

  • Five charged with forgery by grand jury

    Nine indictments were returned by a Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday with forgery cases topping the list of charges.
    Carrie Mann and Hannah Fryman were named as co-defendants in two indictments.
    Mann, 27, faces a two-county indictment on charges of second degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and second degree complicity to criminal possession of a forged instrument.
    According to the grand jury, Mann passed a check for $175 to Farmers National Bank on the account of Juanita Wornall on Feb. 17.

  • Cynthiana man charged in Bourbon County shooting

    Danny Hutson has been charged with attempted murder following a shooting Sunday on Shawhan Road in Bourbon County.
    Kentucky State Police at Dry Ridge was called about 7:45 p.m. Sunday regarding a shooting on Shawhan Road. The female victim had been shot in the hand.
    According to a press release from the Kentucky State Police, the investigation revealed that Hutson had allegedly shot the woman and then fled the area.

  • First Rod Run is Saturday

    Cynthiana Rod Run is shaping up to be a blast from the past.
    Over 400 cars are expected to make their way into Cynthiana Saturday, Aug. 25, along with many other fun activities for the entire family.
    Several downtown businesses will be offering fun for all including Rohs Opera House playing free movies.
    Over 40 vendors will also be present the day of the event along with live entertainment by Jo Jo Gunn.
    A best greaser and poodle skirt contest will give those who enjoyed the vintage look a chance to sport their old attire.

  • Deputies have accident-filled weekend

    Another vehicle accident-filled weekend sent one to jail, one to Harrison Memorial Hospital and one to UK Hospital.
    The first injury accident was reported Sunday, Aug. 19, at 3:14 a.m., on US 62 west.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak a vehicle driven by Jeffrey Tomlin, 42, was found on its top in a field owned by Jane Martin two miles from town
    Peak said Tomlin was traveling east when he lost control of his vehicle and exited the right shoulder of the roadway.

  • First class held at the new Health Science Wing

    The Licking Valley Campus of MCTC held its first class for the Associate Degree in Nursing in the brand new Health Science Wing on campus on Tuesday, Aug. 14.  

  • Paris to host Citizens’ Police Academy

    The City of Paris Police Department will have its 10th class of the Citizens Police Academy on Sept. 11.
    This is an exciting program being put together by the men and women of the Paris Police Department.  
    It will meet for classes every Tuesday night for 11 weeks from 7 to 9 pm. The Academy will graduate on Nov. 20.  
    The Citizen Police Academy will focus on the internal values, philosophy and operations of the Paris Police Department.