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Today's News

  • Burley Belles rained out as wet weather prevails

    For the first time in the 45 year history of the Burley Belles Golf Tournament rain was the winner and the Cynthiana Country Club and the best of central Kentucky’s lady golfers lost out.  
    “It was too wet to even play on Sunday,” said Cynthiana Country Club Grounds Superintendent Mike Lenox.  
    “We had 62 or 63 entries ready to go but the course just was unplayable,” noted Kay Cox, the Burley Belles chairperson.  

  • At least we are not in Brazil

    Before I go into my column I want to mention that I attended the Cynthiana/Harrison County Recreation Board meeting Monday night.  
    I was a little late but when I arrived the business had already been conducted mainly because there was only WCYN’s Blake Bishop and his lovely wife Kim and myself in attendance other than the board members.  
    For all of the belly aching that I hear on the streets for no one to come to the meetings was a real surprise.  But seeing that, I say to the whiners and the gripers “Keep it to yourself.”  

  • River Road Park
  • Sports beat

    Baseball alums to host golf scramble
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Baseball Alumni Association is hosting a golf scramble to raise funds for the scholarships given after each baseball season is completed.  
    This will be a fun, fellowship day of golf beginning at 2 p.m. on Aug. 10. Each entrant will receive a nice golf towel and a meal along with an enjoyable round of golf.  
    There will be a shotgun start and interested parties may sign up as a team or as an individual and be placed on a team. The cost is $50 per person or $200 per team.

  • Score 'N' More
  • New Drivers

    Haley Banks, Brannon Herrington, Nolan Rodney Brossart, Wyatt Thomas Whitson, Josey Lawrence Bryant, Colton Mott, Autumn Gray, Christopher Stanfield, Patricia Richie, Robert Stroub, Randa McIntosh.

  • Property Transfers

    Lisa G. Raymer and Mary K. Stites to James A. Morris and Lyndsie A. Morris, Lot 8 of Schell’s Salem Pike Division, $118,500.
    Manville K. Bradford and Ina Sue Bradford to Rosetta Faye Thornton, Lot 6 - Block A - Unit 3 of the White Oak Estates Subdivision.
    Lonnie James Shuler and Deborah Kaye Shuler to Miriah Eden, Lot 9 - Block B - Unit 4 of Sonley Heights Subdivision, $131,500.
    M. B. Walters and Molly Walters to James A. Rowland, property in Harrison County, $130,000.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    June 28 – At 9:15 p.m., police witnessed Louis Cox Jr., make a left turn from Republican Pike onto U.S. 62 East, accelerating to the point that the tires on his vehicle lost traction with the pavement. Making a traffic stop on Cox, police then suspected alcohol involvement. Cox was arrested and charged with careless driving and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. first offense.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    June 27 – At 7:05 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 392 two miles from town. Sarah Wilson was traveling on KY 392 when a deer jumped in the road causing her to hit the animal.
    June 19 – At 6:51 p.m., an injury accident was reported on KY 36 six miles from town. Betty Jones was attempting to pull into a parking lot on KY 36 and turned in front of an oncoming vehicle driven by Shirl Saylor.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 3, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Joe R. Nelson, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Bonnie Sue Young, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES
    Troy Capital LLC vs. Dibert Stortz, motion hour; motion over-ruled.
    FELONY CASES
    Briana L. Beagle, 1991, pretrial conference; receiving stolen property under $500; dismissed.
    Jason Robert Florer, 1978, contempt hearing; admits contempt, 10 days deferred.