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Today's News

  • HCHS graduation is Friday at Athletic Complex

     

    If the weather holds, the Class of 2013 will walk across the stage at the Athletic Complex to grab the piece of a paper that gives them admission to the rest of their lives.

  • Volunteer of the Year

     

    Jerry Adams’ day job may be as a barber at his Oddville Avenue shop, but even there he’s not far from what really drives him.

  • Fire destruction of the McLoney Warehouse
  • Scammers preying on those helping others

    Why should I be receiving press releases with headings like “Seniors informed on how to avoid fraud,” and “KU customers warned about bill-payment scam?”
    Now, with the recent storm tragedies in Oklahoma, there will be new scams popping up all over.
    I can remember my grandmother shaking her head as the news flicked across her old black and white television in the 70s exclaiming “What is this world coming to?”
    Today, I’m asking that same question and scratching  my head with no answer in sight.

  • Obie Roberts struck and killed Tuesday night

     

    A well-known Cynthiana homeless man died Wednesday morning after being struck by a truck on Main Street Tuesday night.

  • Young man killed in motorcycle crash Monday

    A young Harrison County man is dead after a Monday evening crash in Lexington.
    William Chambers, 23, had been taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center following the single-vehicle crash, according to hospital officials.
    Chambers was involved in a motorcycle wreck about 7:30 p.m. Monday.
    According to Sherille Roberts, Lexington-Fayette Metro Police public information officer, police investigated a motorcycle crash on Brentwood Court near Nandino Boulevard. The driver was found unresponsive and taken to UK with life-threatening injuries.

  • Barkleys to celebrate 40th anniversary

    Bob and Velma Barkley of Cynthiana will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on May 25. They were married on May 25, 1973 at the First Methodist Church by the Rev. Earl Curry.
    Bob is a retired Chief of Police from the Cynthiana Police Department and Velma is retired from the Square D Company, Lexington, after 49 years of service.

  • Wades to celebrate 1st anniversary May 30

    Wesley and Jessika Wade of Harrison County will celebrate their first year anniversary on May 30. They were married on May 30, 2012 in Hawaii.
    Wesley is the son of Gerald and Bonie Wade of Cynthiana. He is a graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by Solution Dispersion.
    Jessika is the daughter of Libby Zimmerman and Bobby Neace and the granddaughter of Janice Moore, all of Harrison County. She is a graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by Redd-Brown and Williams Construction Company.
    They reside in Bourbon County.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Carlene Michelle Tinkler, 35, and Joshua James Kelly, 36, married April 13, 2013.
    Rachel Ann Reeves, 33, and Marvin Gene Boyers, 36, married April 20, 2013.
    Rachel Maxine Ward, 20, and Casey Wade Rogers, 26, married May 4, 2013.
    Katherine Rose Tomlin, 23, and Dustin Tyler Hehr, 22, married May 4, 2013.
    Pamela Rose Stiles, 51, and Randy Lee Zimmerman, 46, married May 8, 2013.

  • Cynthiana DAR to meet June 8 at Duncan Tavern

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Kay Thomas on May 11.
    Melinda Rawlings, Regent, called the meeting to order and welcomed guests Betty Marshall and Donna Pope.
    The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, and the American’s Creed were recited followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    In lieu of the President General’s message and the Conservation Minute, Rawlings discussed a disease among bats known as the ‘white nosed bats.’ The National Defense message was about a World War II Pulaski reunion.