Today's News

  • Cool summer entertaining tips to keep guests happy

    (StatePoint) Hosting friends and family for backyard barbecues, picnics and garden parties during summer carries its own challenges. Here are a few tips guaranteed to keep your guests cool, comfortable and happy when you entertain.

  • How to find the right sunglasses to protect your eyes this summer

    (StatePoint) Your time outside can quickly lead to an increased risk of exposure to dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays that can cause a sun spot on the white of the eye called a pinguecula. These may look yellow in appearance and cause irritation over time. Moreover, long-term exposure to harmful UV rays can cause the formation of cataracts, leading to blurred vision and can ultimately require cataract surgery to correct.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Traffic Cases
    June 9--Dep. Lance Hutchison worked a single-vehicle accident on Salem Pike, two and a half miles east of Cynthiana. Thomas Thompson stated that he met a large pickup pulling a trailer and the truck came around a curve too far onto his side of the road. Thompson said he was forced off the road and struck a mailbox and a newspaper box, owned by Joseph D. Hudgins.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Case reports
    May 17 -- At 11:29 a.m., Chelsea and Alison Hendricks reported that a number of items, valued at over $14,000 had been taken from her home on Bridge Street over a period of time beginning in October. Alison Hendricks said she hired Michael Shaw and Samantha Fugate to do some work on her house and that things began missing after that. Shaw reportedly admitted to taken $60 worth of change but denied taking any other items. However, on May 27, Hendricks was contacted by Shaw who apologized for what he had done.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding June 5, 2018
    Sandra Bowlin, 1981, probation revocation hearing; probation violation - hearing held, found to have violated terms and conditions of probation.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle/Solution

    1. *Key farm-to-table attribute
    6. Goldfish or koi
    10. Excessively abundant
    14. Obelus, pl.
    15. Black and white treat
    16. Revise for publication
    17. Swamp plant
    18. “Saved by the ____”
    19. Guilty, e.g.
    20. Looking at
    22. Silage storage
    24. Building add-on
    25. James ____ Jones
    27. Baloney
    29. *____ varieties
    33. Greek letter N, pl.
    34. Caterer’s coffee pots
    35. *Key component of manure
    37. Lady’s wrap

  • Kentucky soybean farmers monitor China tariff situation

    Kentucky’s soybean farmers are busy in the fields this time of year, but that certainly doesn’t keep them from keeping a watchful eye on what’s going on with international trade.

  • Annual Relay for Life will be June 16 in downtown Cynthiana

    Becky Barnes,

    The annual Relay for Life will take place on Saturday, June 16, in downtown Cynthiana.
    The evening will boast a jam-packed schedule of events that will keep everyone busy for at least four hours.
    Cancer survivors are all invited to attend a dinner, hosted by Cynthiana Christian Church, 202 N. Main St. Registration for the dinner will begin at 4:30 p.m. at the church. The dinner will begin immediately after registration.

  • Friday night concert to welcome Boogie G

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The Hemp Days weekend kicks off with the second leg of the Summer Concert Series on Friday night, June 8.
    The featured musical group on Friday will be local favorites, Boogie G and the Titanics.
    The three-piece band specializes in classic rock, soul and funk.
    Band leader George Burdette is the vocalist and bass guitar player. He is supported by top-flight guitarist Dan Trisko and drummer Steve Lewis.

  • Great Museum Treasuer Hunt Week 1 2018