Today's News

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    1. “_____ your engines!”
    6. Buffoon
    9. Dermatologist’s concern
    13. Like beaver?
    14. Bearded antelope
    15. Pertaining to the ear
    16. Davy Crockett’s last stand
    17. Campaigned
    18. Modern day letter
    19. *Suri’s father
    21. *Kiefer’s father
    23. ___ blue
    24. Khaled Hosseini’s “The ____ Runner”
    25. Brady Bunch daughter
    28. Actress Jessica
    30. Metal helmet
    35. Beehive state

  • Raising mine Ebenezer

    Unlike the ancient Israelites, I’m not in the habit of naming rocks.

  • Church News

    A revival will be held June 13-15 at Boyers Chapel with evangelist Kevin Strausbaugh.
    June 13 and 14 services will begin at 7 p.m. and June 15 at 11 a.m. Special singing at 6:30 with Rachel Lorenz on Friday and Megan Bryant on Saturday. Everyone is invited to attend.
    Allen Crabtree is the pastor.

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, May 30
    Blood Drive.
    Friday, May 30 from 2-7 p.m. at Cynthiana Walmart, US 27 South, on the KBC Bloodmobile. Every donor will receive a $10 Walmart gift card.

  • Scouts
  • School Menus

    Monday: Egg and cheese biscuit or yogurt or cereal/toast, juice or pineapple, jelly, milk.
    Tuesday: Breakfast pizza or yogurt or cereal/toast, juice or pineapple, jelly, milk.
    Wednesday: Cinnamon toast or yogurt or cereal/toast, juice or pineapple, jelly, milk.
    Thursday: Pancake dippers or yogurt or cereal/toast, juice or fruit cocktail, jelly, milk.
    Friday: Scrambled eggs/toast or yogurt or cereal/toast, juice or mandarin oranges, jelly, milk.


  • Some plants like it wet

    There are some plants that demand good drainage:  taxus, coreopsis, gaillardia and penstemon, to name a few.  I have lost them all because they were poorly sited in the garden but now that I know where water is slow to drain I know where to plant those trees, shrubs and perennials that like wet environments.  There is an upside to poor drainage for some plants, just be sure that water is available when Mother Nature doesn’t deliver.

  • USDA announces changes to fruit, vegetable and wild rice planting rules

     USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced fruit, vegetable and wild rice provisions that affect producers who intend to participate in certain programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014.
    “Similar to previous programs that we’ve administered, planting fruits, vegetables or wild rice on base acres on a farm can result in a payment reduction for program participants,” said John W. McCauley, State Executive Director for the Kentucky FSA.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    May 17 -- At 1:38 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on New Lair Road within the city limits. Oma Doyle was backing out of her driveway when she accidentally struck a parked vehicle on 4th street.
    May 19 -- At 10:25 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on KY 353 just over six miles from the city limits. Tyler Robling of Sugar Hill Lane reported that he had swerved to miss an oncoming vehicle, left the road and struck a mailbox.