Today's News

  • Cash Express honors first responders
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle/Solution

    1. Hunk
    5. Cough syrup amt.
    8. “Scene one, ____ one”
    12. Grand theft target
    13. Broflovski of “South Park”
    14. Polished surface of gem
    15. Simpleton
    16. A in A = b x h
    17. Tarzan’s swing rope
    18. *Dream football destination
    20. Medley
    21. Olden-day Celts
    22. *Mo. of NFL preseason games
    23. Confine a river
    26. Khufu’s resting place
    30. ____ Tsu
    31. First little piggy
    34. List of chores

  • Winchester man apparently drowns in river on Saturday

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    A Winchester man fell from a boat on Saturday morning, Sept. 8, close to Terry Dam, and hasn’t been seen since.
    Harold Porter Lamb, 77, was fishing with Anthony “Hank” Durham, close to the dam, when problems with the their trolling motor led to catastrophe.
    The boats had put in at the River Road Park boat ramp in the South Fork of the Licking River, just below the John Hunt Morgan Bridge.

  • Hamburger Week concludes on Saturday

    Five local restaurants are participating in Hamburger Week, which ends on Saturday, Sept. 8.
    Those restaurants include Trindy’s, JJ’s, Biancke’s, Fryman’s Hilltop Grill and Ashford Acres Inn.
    All but Ashford Acres will have their hamburgers as a part of their daily menus, through Saturday.
    Ashford Acres will feature its bourbon-glazed hamburger creation on Thursday night, beginning at 6 p.m, in the courtyard at the venue located just east of town on KY 32/36.

  • Drop your Drawers for the Clothing Closet

    September is Drop your Drawers Month for the Harrison County Clothing Closet.
    The request is for new underwear and socks to be donated and dropped off at the Closet at 202 W. Pleasant St.
    HCCC served about 2,400 clients in 2017. That’s a lot of undies. All sizes are needed, but especially men’s boxer-briefs S, M, and L and women’s panties sizes 5-9. Drop Your Drawers sock and underwear drive will continue through the end of September.

  • Tire Amnesty is this week

    The Harrison County Tire Amnesty program is this week, Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 6, 7, and 8. Old tires can be taken to the old state highway garage on Connersville Pike between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.
    Residents are urged to use this time to get rid of old tires.

  • City will repair 100-year-old culvert on Pleasant Street

    Becky Barnes,

    Two recent torrential rainfalls left a large hole in Pleasant Street and two homeowners concerned about their properties.
    Wilbert Winkle, 419 E. Pleasant St., and Billy Tobin, appeared before the Cynthiana City Commission on Tuesday evening to see how and when the city would rectify the situation that left their basements flooded.

  • Family seeks funds for wheelchair accessible van through Pennies for Pat

    Becky Barnes,

    Pat Wilson has always been a giver. In her career as a registered nurse, as a parent and in her faith.
    Wilson’s daughter, Dwana Tolbert-Dye says her mother has always been the matriarch of the family ... the one to take care of everyone else when they were sick.
    Now, however, Pat Wilson is at the hands of other health care professionals and her family.
    “It’s hard,” said a tearful Tolbert-Dye. “She’s the strongest person I know.”

  • Rohs Theatre Company will present Wait Until Dark beginning Sept. 20

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The Rohs Theatre Company is in the last few weeks of rehearsal as they are preparing to raise the curtain on the fall production of Wait Until Dark.
    Written by Frederick Knott, Wait Until Dark is a suspenseful play that centers on the blind Susy Hendrix, who uses her other senses to fend off four criminals who are seeking a doll filled with heroin that they think is in her Greenwich Village flat.

  • Busy weekend ahead ... a little taste for everyone

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Super Saturday, this weekend in downtown Cynthiana, will feature several different entities working separately to create a diverse experience, with a little bit of something for nearly everyone.
    Here is a chronological list of times and events that will make up Super Saturday:
    8:30 a.m.--Born to Run/Walk. A Chamber of Commerce sponsored 5K race that is for all age groups. The race will begin and end in the downtown area.