Today's News

  • Academia

    Eastern Kentucky University announces the Dean’s Award recipients for the Spring 2018 semester.
    Award recipients include: Faith Noel Hopkins, Courtney Lynn Jackson, Jesse Waldon Klapheke, and Taylor Brooke Schreiber, all of Cynthiana.
    To earn the Dean’s Award, students must achieve Dean’s List honors at EKU for three semesters.

  • Fauste to compete in International Finals Youth Rodeo

    Haley Fauste of Cynthiana, Ky., is competing in the 26th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo July 8-13 at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center in Shawnee, Okla. Fauste is participating in the world’s richest youth rodeo, hoping to win her share of more than $250,000 in prize money and championship saddles and buckles.
    Fauste will join more than 850 of the top high school rodeo athletes from around the world for the 2018 IFYR. She is vying for prizes in barrel racing, breakaway roping and team roping.


    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 25, 2018
    Estate of Terry Canter, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Mary Kathern Fowler, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Hargis Fryman III, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Herman R. Jolly Jr., probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Jayne C. Whitson Newman, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    LVNV Funding, LLC vs. Carl Bell Jr., motion hour; default judgment.


    June 28--Dep. Ilan Bear served an arrest warrant from Jessamine District Court to Rubin D. Wiley, Georgetown, for failure to appear.
    June 30--Dep. Nathan Gasser served an arrest warrant from Clark County District Court to Talmage Seth Nickels, Winchester, for theft by deception, cold checks under $500.
    June 30--Dep. Nathan Gasser served an arrest warrant from Clark County District Court to Talmage Seth Nickels, Winchester, for failure to appear.


    Arrests, citations, warnings
    June 22 -- Nathan T. Griffin, 24, was cited at 313 N. Main St. for third-degree criminal trespass.
    June 22 -- Troy A. Jones, 35, was arrested on KY 36 West and charged with DUI. He was also served a warrant for Harrison County on a charge of flagrant non-support.
    June 22 -- Jeremy W. Benton, 35, was arrested at 313 N. Main St. and charged with second-degree burglary and possession of controlled substance (heroin).

  • Way Back When 7 5 18

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brookelyn Dawn Earlywine, June 18, daughter of Martin Earlywine and Jessica Frederick; Tanner Wayne David Gifford, June 11, son of Leslie and Rebecca Gifford; Marie Ashbrook Thaxton, June 16, daughter of Glen R. Thaxton and Barbara Rorer Thaxton; Shelby Faith Wehr, March 13, daughter of Michael and Jennifer Wehr; Adison Claire Witajewski, April 14, daughter of Jeff and Jan Leigh (Fuller) Witajewski.

  • Reunions

    The Fryman reunion will be held Sunday, July 15 at Unity Christian Church. The meal will be served at 1 p.m.

    The Richardson, Franklin, Ritchie reunion will be held July 14 at the Richardson home place on Peaks Lane.
    Meat and utensils will be furnished. Bring a covered dish or drinks. Lunch will be served at 12 p.m.
    For more information call 859-954-8337.

  • Rotary honors

    The Cynthiana Rotary Club recognized outgoing President Ken Newby for his service during 2017-2018. Presenting the award is incoming Rotary President Michael Babb on Thursday, June 28, at the weekly Rotary meeting at Biancke’s Restaurant.

  • Fireflies light up the night for love

    Likely as children, we all collected fireflies in a jar and took them to bed to light up our rooms on a warm summer night. 
    I remember getting my parents to puncture the lid of a mason jar so the magical insects could breathe. Well, it turns out that all that light flashing was about love. So, this holiday weekend maybe take a second look at all that firefly flashing in a different light.