Today's News

  • Hospice of the Bluegrass hosts The Conversation Project

    November is National Hospice Month and on Tuesday, Nov. 11, Hospice of the Bluegrass will host a public forum to discuss the nationally acclaimed program, The Conversation Project, which is dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care long before it is needed.
    The forum will be held at 7 p.m. in Bish Hall at the Cynthiana Christian Church.The event is free and open to the public. Please register by Nov. 10 by calling 859-234-6462 or emailing kkendall@hospicebg.org.

  • Museum Musings

    * Anytime of year is a great occasion to visit your Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum. However, Veterans Day is a most appropriate season. Observed on Nov. 11, Veterans Day is an official United States holiday to honor and thank those who have served or are serving in the armed services.
    * World War I was formally ended when the armistice was signed at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.
    * George Canning -- “When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?”

  • Cynthiana DAR holds meeting and workshop

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR held a meeting and Genealogy workshop on Oct. 22 at the Harrison County Health Center. Gail Kesterson, regent, called the meeting to order.
    The DAR Ritual, the Pledge of Allegiance, the Americans Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Kesterson read the President General’s message and the National Defense message.
    Minutes of the June 14 meeting were read and approved.

  • Claypool-Anderson plan Nov. 8 wedding

    April Claypool and Justin Anderson, both of Cynthiana, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Claypool is a 2006 graduate of Harrison County High School, a 2014 graduate of MCTC-Licking Valley Campus, is a ADN RN at Harrison Memorial Hospital, and a paramedic at Browns Ambulance Service.
    Anderson is a 2003 graduate of Harrison County High School and is the store manager at Autozone.
    The ceremony will take place Nov. 8, 2014 at 138 Keller Waits Road. A reception will be held at the Elks Lodge. All family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Fall fertilization put to good use

    Many of us are inclined to fertilize in the early spring when we see the grass green-up and the “sproutlings” begin to grow. And we really get excited once the foliage emerges from our trees and woody ornamentals.
     Although many plants benefit from a little extra energy in the springtime, we need to retrain the way we associate fertilization and plant growth.  

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Oct. 27, 2014
    Estate of Eva Mae Hiten, probate hearing; will admitted.
    Estate of Henry Clay Irvin, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Teddy Joe McNabb, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Edgar Patrick Sr., motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Julius Allan Shirley, review; will admitted.
    White Oak Apartments vs. Amanda Courtney, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Oct. 18 -- At 6:18 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on U.S. 27 North about 12 miles from the city limits. Candace Ishmael of Falmouth hit a deer.
    Oct. 23 -- At 6 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Ky 36 West over five miles from the city limits. Brandon Crowe of Westland Lane stated that he fell asleep at the wheel. The car struck rocks, crossed the highway and went into a fence.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Oct. 20 -- At 2:45 p.m., police responded to the Harrison County Justice Center for a report of an individual who was allegedly under the influence of a controlled substance. Police arrested Norman A. Risner of Blackburn Road.
    Oct. 22 -- At 2:54 p.m., Ashley Richmond, 311 W. Pearl St., reported to police that she was being harassed by two individuals who allegedly said they would key her vehicle.

  • Mattmiller invited to attend special events

    Barnes and Noble Booksellers announces that Mark Mattmiller has been invited to participate in their Awesome Authors event. Kentucky authors have been invited to a weekend long “meet the readers” and book signing. The special event will take place Nov. 8 and 9. Each invited Kentucky author has been assigned a two hour period to show, sign, and sell his/her work. Mattmiller will be at Barnes and Noble in Hamburg Place on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 12-2 p.m.

  • School Menus

    Nov. 10-14
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Sausage biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Chicken patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.