Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Oct. 13 -- At 9:22 p.m., a complaint was made that Charles D. Tucker allegedly collected money from a fund-raiser jar that was to benefit the children whose parents died in a home on Grays Run Road. The fund was $15.30 short. Tucker told police that the money got lost in his car but that he found it and turned it over to police to give to the person who started the fund. Tucker was advised not to collect the money again.

  • Clarification

    It was incorrectly listed in last week’s Records section that Susan Wornall was arrested on drug charges on Oct. 13.
    Wornall was listed as a witness in a case against Victor Jones, who was arrested on the drug charges. Wornall was served a subpoena to appear in court for the case. When she did not show up for court, a warrant was issued for failure to appear and she was arrested.

  • Blue Water Trails - South Fork Licking River

    By Lee McClellan,
    guest columnist
    The pioneers settling along the verdant South Fork of Licking River in what is now Harrison County had a tenuous hold on their lands in 1780. The privations of carving crude civilization out of wilderness, the threat of attack by enraged Shawnee or their ilk, in addition to the whirlwind of the western theater of the Revolutionary War, all combined for a tough life.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. *Hula dancers wear skirts made of this
    6. Automated teller
    9. Grain in “The House That Jack Built”
    13. Send in payment
    14. Indochinese language
    15. Juan or his wife Evita
    16. Administer oil to, often in religious ceremony
    17. Make a choice
    18. Fancy tie
    19. *Big band music dance
    21. *Distinctly urban dance
    23. Do needlework
    24. His alter ego was a doctor
    25. Ship pronoun
    28. “I’m __ __ you”
    30. Rubber gaskets

  • What do we get out of prayer?

    According to a recent LifeWay Research survey, when God answers prayer, he tends to do it in the South.
    Two times as many Southerners as people in the Northeast who pray say all of their prayers have been answered.
    Hmmm. I live in the South and I’m here to tell you that the survey is hooey, at least if you judge by my “God answers my prayers” track record.

  • I get to go to church!

    I remember as a youngster getting to go to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. What a treat. Grandma would always have something baked up and there would be sweets out on the table. She always greeted me with a big bear hug.

  • Church News 10-23-14

    Claysville Christian Church will host Three Nights of Hope Oct. 27-29 from 6-7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Sammy Harris, lead minister at Leesburg Christian Church. Praise and worship time each night.
    For more information call the church at 859-234-5482.


    On Sunday, Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m., Cynthiana Presbyterian Church will host a potluck supper and entertainment will follow.

  • Community Calendar 10-23-14

    THURSDAY, Oct. 23
    Boo Bunch Boogie Dance Party
    . Thursday, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. for Pre-K through 2nd grade in the basement of the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church. Pre-register by calling 234-4881. Costumes welcome but not required.
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. The book for the month of October is Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver. The meeting will take place at Biancke’s.

  • Coming out of the shower

    I watched as session after session of the Licking Valley Singers’ performances passed and considered throwing in with the lot.