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Today's News

  • FNB Oddville branch robbed

    The Cynthiana Police Department is continuing to investigate a bank robbery which occurred Monday morning.

    Chief Steve Muntz said a masked man walked into the Farmers National Bank branch on Oddville Avenue around 10 a.m. Monday, jumped over the counter and grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash.

    No weapons were used or implied in the robbery, said Muntz.

    The suspect, described as a white male with blue eyes and a medium build (around six feet tall), was last seen fleeing eastward on foot.

  • Farmers Bank robbed

    Local law enforcement officials were out in force Monday morning looking for an alleged bank robber.

    Cynthiana Police Chief Steve Muntz said a masked man walked into the Farmers National Bank branch on Oddville Avenue around 10 a.m. Monday, went behind the counter and grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash.

    No weapons were used or implied in the robbery, said Muntz.

    The suspect, described as a white male with blue eyes and a medium build (around six feet tall), was last seen fleeing eastward on foot.

  • Guardsmen finishing first leg of training; heading to Wisconsin in March

    Soldiers from Cynthiana's National Guard Unit are now in western Kentucky going through specialized training for their upcoming deployment.

    The 201st Engineer Battalion of the Kentucky Army National Guard, which is made up of units from Ashland, Olive Hill, Cynthiana and Prestonsburg and is commanded by Lt. Col. Michael Ferguson, arrived at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Muhlenberg County on Saturday Feb. 9.

  • SCHOOLS DISMISSING AT 10 A.M. THURSDAY

    Schools in Harrison County will be dismissing at 10 a.m. Thursday due to the potential for freezing rain and sleet.

    According to Harrison County Assistant Superintendent DeeGee Fischer, the National Weather Service contacted school officials and urged officials to close school early.

    An announcement had already been made to dismiss at 1 p.m. However, with NWS information and the potential for driving hazards, the dismissal was was moved up.

  • Cynthiana Police Dept.

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    Feb. 5 At 10 a.m., Donna Miller reported an unauthorized use of her credit card in another town.

    Feb. 4 At 10:52 p.m., police investigated a domestic situation on Pleasant Street.

    Feb. 4 At 10:19 p.m., Christy Milner reported that her cell phone was stolen from where she laid it on the bar at 216 Walnut St.

  • Committee for park plan to disband

    "Mission accomplished," say members of the Recreation Park Planning Committee.

    After having served since 2003, shortly after the city and county governments purchased the 120-acre Handy Farm on Oddville Avenue, committee members voted Monday night to disband.

    According to committee chairman, Rick Chasteen, the committee was charged with getting a plan for the park that would offer a variety of recreation.

  • Marriage Licenses

    MARRIAGE LICENSES

    Cynthia Lynn Brosey, 20, and Cory Darrell Miller, 20, married Jan. 9, 2008.

    Jessika Cordell Vance, 20, and Ryan Kirk Morgan, 21, married Jan. 5, 2008.

    Bree Leandra Ann Whitman, 23, and Jerry Alan Black, 26, married Jan. 25, 2008.

    Tiffany Rozanne Wooldridge, 19, and Joshua Rankin Lake, 22, married Jan. 19, 2008.

    Amy Lynn Shope, 20, and Wesley Allen Roberts, 21, married Jan. 25, 2008.

    Brenda Kay Booth, 57, and James Arnold Brown, 77, married Feb. 2, 2008.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Hunter Allen Catron, Jan. 23, son of Allen and Hope Catron; Shelly Marie Land, Jan. 29, daughter of Zack and Cheryl Land.

  • Sipes not at fault, say investigators

    A Cynthiana man who died after his Sport Utility Vehicle rolled over a 300-foot embankment in Williamstown on Jan. 12 did not cross in front of another vehicle.

    Kenneth R. Sipes, 68, and his wife, Peggy Sipes, 60, were traveling north on Interstate-75, near the 154-mile marker, when their 2005 Dodge Durango was struck in the rear by a 2008 Impala driven by Bronson McDowell, 26, of Stamping Ground.

    McDowell originally told police that the Durango crossed in front of his car and he had no choice but to hit it.

  • Breds send 10 to state

    The 2008 high school wrestling season came to and end last week with the 2008 KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament being held Feb. 14 16 in the states capital at the Frankfort Civic Center.

    Harrison County was represented in the event by 10 wrestlers and ended up placing 15th in the overall team standings for the double-elimination tournament.

    This was a great team effort and it showed how well-balanced we were even without a 119 lbs. or 285 lbs. entry in the championships, said Harrison County coach Russ Riegel. We were a really good team.