Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Dept.


    Case reports

    Aug. 20 At 9:35 a.m., Diane McClain of Radio Shack reported that two subjects entered the store and purchased two batteries for a vehicle remote, cell phone and power adapter with a credit card then one of the subjects put another set of batteries in his pocket and left the store.

    Aug. 22 At 3:18 p.m., police were called to a domestic disturbance on Walnut Street.

  • Handy House subject of national competition

    A group of University of Kentucky graduate students are using the Handy Farm house as an entry in a national competition for measured drawings.

    Three students are working on detailed drawings for the Peterson Prize, named for Charles E. Peterson who founded the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) program.

    The HABS program, which is part of the National Park Service, the Athenaeum of Philadelphia and the American Institute of Architects, sponsor the prize.

  • Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding Sept. 2, 2008


    Allen W. Bryant, 1979, disposition hearing; probation violation; remain on probation, disposition- placed in drug court.

    Rita D. Hitch, 1957, sentencing; first degree trafficking in controlled substance-cocaine-first offense; sentenced to 3 years in jail, probated 5 years, costs.

  • Marriage Licenses


    Elizabeth Ann Overly, 39, and Jeffrey Allen Courtney, 38; married Aug. 9, 2008.

    Laurie Lynn Shaw, 40, and Delmar Lay Jr., 42, married Aug. 23, 2008.

    Elizabeth Dawn White, 26, and David Thomas Tolliver, 24, married Aug. 23, 2008.

    Stephanie Lynn Perkins, 22, and Lucas Alan Wood, 24, married Aug. 30, 2008.

    Donna Ann Power, 48, and Randy Riley, 39, married Sept. 1, 2008.

  • Sports Beat

    Rev. Ross Park bike race is Saturday

    The 7th annual Rev. Ross Park Bike Race will be held this Saturday, Sept. 13, at the park. Several races will be held as part of the event with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. The first race will start at 10 a.m. Every participant will receive a free T-shirts, with race winners earning a new bike and helmet, and plaques awarded to all placement winners. There will also be several other fun activities held in conjunction with the races.

  • Reading to your children has many benefits

    There is an easy way to improve your childs chances at school. It will entertain and delight him. It will strengthen the bonds between him and you. And it is virtually free.

    Sound too good to be true?

    Actually, it isnt. The magical method: taking time to read aloud to your child.

  • Property Transfers


    Michael Fuller and Christina J. Fuller to William Moran, Parcel 2 - 8.105 acres on Salem Pike, $52,000.

    J. Elaine Broom and Jerry W. Broom to Robert R. Porter and Ruth T. Porter, 54.92 acres on Beaver Pike, $120,000.

    Shawn Ritchey and Elizabeth Ritchey, Michael Ritchey to John R. Reno and Martha M. Reno, 3 Tracts in Harrison County: Tract 1 - 40 acres; Tract 2 - 3 and one-half acres; Tract 3 - 31 acres; $157,500.

    Wendell Drakeford and Vickie Drakeford to Wanda Lyons, property on Stone Avenue (Lot 26 in the Hancock Addition), $122,000.

  • District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Aug. 4, 2008


    Estate of William Frank Lebus Jr., motion hour; petition to reopen granted, order entered.

    Estate of Goebel Lane White, probate hearing; petition granted, order entered.

    Estate of Thelma Beatrice Mattingly, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, order entered.


    Salvador S. Baltazar, 1981, arraignment; alcohol intoxication in a public place-first/second offense; guilty plea entered, $25 fine, costs.


  • Arrest made in Claysville Store burglary

    A Harrison County man has been arrested in connection with a July burglary of the Claysville Store.

    Det. Paul Olin, of the Harrison County Sheriff's Office, said an arrest warrant was served on 19-year-old Steven Price last Friday after an investigation led to the warrant being issued.

    Olin said the store was burglarized around 5 a.m. on July 26 and a video showed a person wearing a ski mask inside.

    While there were apparently theories as to a suspect at the time, Olin said more real evidence was needed before an arrest could be made.

  • Native plant sales planned for Sept. 13 in Louisville

    The green movement is gaining strength: conservation, reusing, recycling and a general awareness of over-consumption has seeped, more or less, into how we make decisions about our daily lives. This, of course, is closely related to how we approach various aspects of the garden.