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Today's News

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding May 30, 2014
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Amber Fryman, 1990, to enter plea; complicity burglary-first degree (amended), 5 counts theft by unlawful taking (firearm), theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000; guilty plea entered.

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding June 3, 2014
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Tracey Gross, 1986, review; case dismissed, diverted.
    Jessie Fletcher, 1984, sentencing; 2 counts convicted felon in possession of a handgun; 4 year sentence imposed, probation denied at this time.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 12
    Berry City Commission
    will meet Thursday, June 12 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will not meet this month due to no items on the agenda.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding May 29, 2014
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Michael Lee Asher, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Roselyn S. Wilson, probate hearing; order entered.
    FELONY CASES
    Adam R. Knipper, 1984, probation revocation hearing; in rehab.
    MISDEMEANOR CASES
    Shawn D. Whisman, 1987, other hearing; criminal trespassing-third degree; guilty plea entered, $50 and costs.
    TRAFFIC CASES
    Sandra M. Nickell, 1957, other hearing; order entered.

  • Water: A necessary nutrient

    By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent

  • Whitakers to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Billy Frank and Ellen Whitaker will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 17. The couple married in Cynthiana, Ky. in 1964. The Whitakers have two daughters, Lisa and Sandy; six grandchildren, Greg, Amanda, Michael, Billy Joe, James, and Timmy; and four great-grandchildren, BJ, Allison, Mary Jane and Jacob.
    The Whitaker’s daughters and grandchildren invite family and friends to join in the celebration on June 17 at the Whitaker’s home on Granger Lane from 4-7 p.m. Cake and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

  • CHS plaque
  • Lena Charles Rains

    Lena Charles Rains was born to Shaun and Anastasia Rains of Cynthiana on May 16, 2014 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 6 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Tom and Beverly Pierce of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are the late Lawrence and Gladys Haley and the late Archie and Lena Mae Pierce.
    Paternal grandparents are Bill Rains of Williamsburg and Bud and Brenda Moore of Gray; paternal great-grandparents are the late Charlie and Illa Rains and Virgil Carpenter and the late Dorthene Carpenter.

  • 102 year old Cedar Ridge resident throws first pitch at Lexington Legends Game

    Grace R., resident at Cedar Ridge Health Campus, proved to Lexington Legend fans that age doesn’t have to get in the way of your goals and passions.
    On Tuesday, May 20, Cedar Ridge took seven residents and five staff members to Whitaker Ballpark in Lexington to watch the Lexington Legends take on the Hagerstown Suns as the kickoff to their Summer Fieldtrip program. Everyone enjoyed the game and they even danced, cheered, and sang in the seventh inning stretch where they were recognized over the loud speaker.

  • Reunions

    RUDDLES MILLS CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL
    The Ruddles Mills Consolidated School in Bourbon County reunion will be June 28 at the Ruddles Mills Christian Church.
    Fellowship will begin at 5 p.m. with a potluck meal served between 5 and 6 p.m.
    Bring a covered dish to share and fellowship with old friends.

    CHS CLASS OF 1954
    The Cynthiana High School Class of 1954 will hold their 60th year reunion on Saturday, June 28 at The Prizing House, 329 S. Church St. Social hour will be from 5-6 p.m. with a buffet dinner beginning at 6 p.m.

  • French hydrangeas bloom on old wood

    It seems that we have been spoiled: A decade of mostly mild winters has led us to believe that all those borderline hardy plants would never get knocked back by a cold winter.
    Well, I have seen quite a few crape myrtles, figs and French hydrangeas that are struggling to come back on old wood.
    Fear not, however, because these plants are root hardy and will sprout new growth from the roots.