Today's News

  • Burns-Ott wed June 23 in Ohio ceremony

    Melissa Burns and David Ott of Mansfield, Ohio, were married Monday, June 23,  with James Pierce, minister, presiding.

    The bride is the daughter of Allen and Virgie Burns of Cynthiana. The groom is the son of Fred Ott of New Paltz, New York and the late Ann Ott.

  • Mike’s Minute

    On the 20th anniversary of the 1994 Major League Baseball strike, I thought it appropriate to write about what attorneys are doing to sports.  

  • Brossart signs with the University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima
  • Fillies return solid line up for first-year coach

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    Kevin Gaunce begins his first year as head coach of the Harrison County Fillies soccer team with a solid nucleus of players.  

  • Sports Beat

    Thorobreds Soccer 

    Alumni Night is Aug. 7

    The annual Alumni Night soccer match will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, on LeBus Field. This event will showcase both the 2014 Thorobreds and past players who turn out to do battle with their younger counterparts.  

  • Soccer Breds return 11 seniors for 2014

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    Coach Nick Hill goes into his seventh year as Harrison County’s boys’ varsity soccer coach with several returning veterans despite the fact that many of the scorers from last year’s team graduated.  

  • New pediatrician begins Harrison County practice

    Harrison Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Lauren Blackwell, D.O., as a full-time pediatrician on its medical staff.
    Dr. Blackwell will join Stephen Besson, M.D., and Andrew Usery, M.D., at Licking Valley Internal Medicine & Pediatrics.  
    A native of Jackson, Tennessee, Dr. Blackwell earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.    

  • 2014 BB&T Hospice Heroes announced

    Many people have worked tirelessly throughout Hospice of the Bluegrass’ 36-year history to ensure end-of-life care is available to everyone who needs it. The 2014 Class of BB&T Hospice Heroes were recognized at a celebration on June 20 at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion.
    Those honored include:
     • Greg Powell, Hospice Hero for Volunteer Service. Powell has been a loyal patient and bereavement volunteer for more than 20 years.

  • KFC Foundation selects residents for national scholarships

    Over 600 hourly restaurant employees at KFC restaurants across the country will receive over $1.2 million in college tuition assistance this  month from the Kentucky Fried Chicken Foundation.
    KFC franchisees, including Cynthiana’s own Mike, Teresa, Charlie and Nichole Davis and KFC Corporation announced that through a competitive selection process, Cynthiana’s residents Marissa Daughtery and Marie Otero were chosen as a winners via the REACH Educational Grant Program. They will receive $2,000 for the 2014-15 academic year.

  • 2014 Cynthiana Art Walk

    Click on the images to see larger versions on a slideshow.