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Today's News

  • Museum Musings

    * 20 Years!! This July 18-19, the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum will celebrate 20 years of preserving and sharing the history of our city and county.
    * It is remarkable that on July 22, 1994, a few interested citizens (some of whom continue to diligently work at it) opened this special community’s history and art museum.

  • Small ears may mean poor pollination

    Small stalks, small ears, poor kernel development …  does this describe your corn crop this year? Or maybe the raccoons absconded with the crop.
    If this sounds like your garden, there may be several factors at work. Drought at the wrong time can stunt your corn crop; cold damage can stunt corn (if you put your crop out early you could see a little stunting from a late spring cold snap); and poor drainage and poor soil fertility, especially nitrogen, can stunt the crop as well.  

  • Angilo’s expands dining experience to second location on US 27 South

    Angilo’s Pizza added a second location on US 27 South this week, but that isn’t all they are adding.
    Ken Morrison, owner of Angilo’s Pizza, said he is not changing anything in the original location, which has been running for 41 years. It will still feature carryout and delivery, as well as dine-in options.
    Morrison is hoping to make the new location between Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken and Don Senor more of a dining experience. There will not be any carryout or delivery orders.

  • Garnett named Cynthiana’s Farmers Deposit Bank branch manager

    When Charlie Garnett retired as branch manager of Fifth-Third Bank in Cynthiana, he said that he planned to stay out of regular work until he ran out of money.
    “I made it to Wednesday,” he joked.
    Then opportunity, in the form of the Farmers Deposit Bank leadership, came knocking with an offer for him to be the Harrison County branch manager.
    Garnett surprised himself a bit when he accepted the offer. He honestly expected to spend more than five days as  an official retiree.

  • Kincaid Regional Theatre
  • Serious injury avoided in Pike wreck

    Two vehicles collided at Highland Avenue and East Pike Street at 10:53 a.m. Wednesday, July 9, when one vehicle did not notice another was stopped to turn left.
    Mildred Fuller, 90, of Cynthiana, was driving along East Pike Street when she rear ended Larry Hunt, 63, of Cynthiana, as he was stopped to turn left onto Highland Avenue.
    Fuller’s Chevrolet Cavalier sustained moderate damage, and Hunt’s Kia Sportage sustained moderate to severe damage, according to a Cynthiana Police Department report.

  • Public library teen leadership group brings characters to life in Summer Reading Program

    A new leadership program at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library has teenagers turning fictional literature and book characters, such as Batman and Doctor Who, into life using the Summer Reading Program.
    Leadership in Training (LIT) is a program led by Cindy Franklin, the youth services librarian,  that groups teenagers from sixth to 12th grade, with a total of 18 students planning events throughout the year. Franklin said she had 80 applicants originally when she was trying to make the LIT program a reality.

  • FFA News
  • Academic briefs

    HICKS
    Annastasia Hicks has been named to the Dean’s List for the winter/spring terms at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.
    Hicks is the daughter of John and Tamera Hicks of Cynthiana and is a graduate of Harrison County High School.

    MCTC
    Maysville Community and Technical College releases the Dean’s and President’s Honors List for full and part-time students for the Spring 2014 semester.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    June 30 -- At 2:35 p.m., Conrad B. Fritz, 108 Bradford Drive, reported that he and guests were outside on the deck drinking and Leonard Mineer walked over and punched him in the face. This allegedly occurred on June 28. Fritz said he was afraid to report it to the police for fear of being attacked again.