Today's News

  • Saved by beauty

    At my church we talk a lot about beauty.
    The ancient Greeks and the early Christians elevated three prime virtues: truth, goodness and beauty, and as Russian novelist Dostoevsky wrote, “Beauty will save the world.”
    A longing for beauty is primal. A lack of it brings despair.

  • Church News

    Wareagle Ministries Praise and Worship Center invites all to come and worship. Come as you are.
    There will be a special Mother’s Day sermon on Sunday, May 12.
    Sunday services are 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Austin Munoz is the pastor.
    The center is located at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky., (behind the data center). For more information call 859-954-1573 or email to wareagleministries@yahoo.com.

    Boyers Chapel will be having Homecoming services June 9.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding May 6, 2013
    Estate of Tracie Brueggen, inventory; order entered.
    Estate of Richard Byrd, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Connie Faye Franklin, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Anna Kimbrough, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Robert K. Lucas, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of George Raymond Marsh, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    May 3 – At 9:16 p.m., an injury accident was reported on Shadynook Pike six miles from town. Sean Florence lost control and went off the road causing him to hit a fence and become entangled in the fence.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    April 18 – At 12:46 p.m., Sedrick Nelson reported that he had sold a motorized wheelchair on Craig’s List. He said he had received the check for $2,700 for the payment of the $800 wheelchair. The check was verified as a forgery. He was to advise the buyer when the check cleared the bank and he was to send $1,700 back to the buyer via Western Union. Nelson turned the check over to police.
    April 22 – At 10:34 a.m., Jie Lin of the China House reported that the Bridge Street restaurant was broken into overnight and about $800 taken.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding May 7, 2013
    Naomi Gifford, 1982, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations.
    Kala Beagle, 1988, other hearing; motion for early termination denied.
    Kevin Southwood, 1985, sentencing; burglary-third degree, 3 counts theft by unlawful taking (firearm), criminal mischief-third degree; 5 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Hannah Fryman, 1981, show cause hearing; bench warrant issued, no bond.

  • School Menus

    May 20-24
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.
    Monday: Egg/cheese on english muffin or cereal/toast, fruit, variety of milk
    Tuesday: Breakfast pizza or yogurt or cereal/toast, fruit, variety of milk
    Wednesday:  Cinnamon toast with yogurt or cereal/toast, fruit, variety of milk
    Thursday: No School
    Friday: No School
    MONDAY: Cereal or yogurt cup or sausage biscuit, variety of milk and juice.

  • City agrees to pay half of Commission on Aging delinquent taxes

    During a special meeting on Tuesday, the Cynthiana City Commission agreed to pay one-half of the delinquent tax bill for the Commission on Aging.
    Mayor Steve Moses told commissioners that the city’s and county’s portions were adjusted to remove the penalties from the overall bill. The city will pay $22,997.71.
    Moses said that during a meeting with an Internal Revenue Service agent on May 2 that the board of directors were assured there would be no criminal charges filed.

  • A Day at the Derby

    Sporting the latest fashion Southside Elementary Kid’s Club members Bradley Brewer and Haylie Thornsburg were present during the day of the Southside version on the Kentucky Derby at Ingles Stadium.


  • Four men face deportation following fatal wreck


    A Sunday afternoon wreck claimed the life of one man and sent four others to jail.

    Alfonso Perez Esperon, 37, was pronounced dead on the scene following a wreck on KY 36 approximately six miles west of Cynthiana.