Today's News

  • Figgins-Johnson plan July wedding

    Randy and Kim Figgins of Berlin, Ky.,  announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Dana Elaine Figgins, to Christopher Michael Johnson, son of Raymond and Janeann Johnson of Cynthiana.
    Figgins is a 2008 graduate of Bracken County High School and is attending Lexington School for Recording Arts. She also currently owns and manages Dana’s Place in Berlin, Ky.
    Johnson is a 2004 graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by Bluegrass Energy.
    The couple is planning a July wedding. Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Nothing personal, just an opinion

    I am often cautioned by my veteran editor/boss when I start writing versus reporting, but when it’s a column, anything is fair game.
    Since I started reporting for the paper, a lot of changes and adjustments have occurred in our community.
    I always try to be unbiased when reporting those changes and adjustments.
    If there is one thing I have learned it is that local government needs no help in finding controversy, so I let them create their own.

  • Smileys to celebrate 50 years of marriage

    Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Smiley will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on June 26. A reception will be given by their children at the Harrison County Middle School cafeteria on Sunday, June 26, from 3-5 p.m.
    All friends and family are invited to attend. Invitations will be sent to out-of-town guest only.
    The Smileys were married by the Rev. Anson Dowd at Unity Christian church in 1961.

  • Birth announcement

    Kendyl Cleaver Burns was born to Justin and Kristin Burns on Dec. 25, 2010, at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz. Kendyl was welcomed by her brother Caleb Burns.
    Maternal Grandparents are Johnny and Kitty Curtis, maternal great grandparents are the late William C. and Thaddues Brown and the late Clarence and Christine Curtis all of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Hoyt and Judy Burns, paternal great grandparents are Montgomery and Patsy Northcutt of Cynthiana and Robert and Lois Burns of Burkesville Ky.

  • Piano students
  • I know the answer

    The answer is: Lamar Lundy.
    He was one of the “Fearsome Foursome,” the starting defensive end of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1960s.
    It’s one of my husband’s favorite sports trivia stumpers.
    He says most sports fans can name Rosey Grier, Merlin Olsen and Deacon Jones, but for some reason Lamar Lundy stumps them, although that’s the one name I always remember.

  • Adelphos quartet sings at Legends game

    Dr. Stephen Besson of Cynthiana was joined by Jerry Wise, David Crutchfield and Bart Rogers, who are all members of Adelphos quartet, to sing the National Anthem at a Legends game.

  • Church News

    Vacation Bible School will be held June 20-24, from 6-8 p.m.
    This years theme is “SonSurf Beach Bash.” Big answers to big questions about Jesus.
    All kids are welcomed to participate. For more information contact pastor Kevin Madison at 234-5482.

    Vacation Bible School will be held June 20-24 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Connersville Christian Church.
    Bible stories, songs and fun at this year’s ‘Inside Out and Upside Down on Main Street’ theme.

  • Car wash raises funds for Champions

    An 18th Judicial District Drug Court fund raiser was held to help raise money for Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County. Karen Adams, right, representing Champions, received the check from Christina Hoots, left, and Kristina Cummings, center. The 18th Judicial District includes Harrison, Nicholas, Pendleton and Robertson counties.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 16
    Butterfly Craft Program. Thursday, June 16 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for adults. In celebration of Butterfly Day we will be making twisted wire form butterfly ornaments and painting canvas butterflies. Pre-register by calling or stopping by the front desk of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.