Today's Features

  • A 41-year-old Mount Washington native is the new host of the Emmy Award-winning “Kentucky Afield” television show, a production of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
    Chad Miles, who grew up pan fishing the Salt River and hunting rabbits and squirrels, will become the seventh host of the nation’s longest continuously-running outdoor television show. He succeeds Tim Farmer, who retired in December after hosting the popular show for the past 20 years.

    Thursday evening services are held at 6 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m.
    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second Sr., Berry, Ky.
    For more information call 859-954-1573, 859-954-0579 or visit wareagleministries.org.

    The Harrison County Hymn Sing broadcasts a live program of gospel music every Sunday evening from 5 - 6 pm on WCYN 1400 AM


  • I am a political junkie! I can’t get enough of the political theater unfolding before us. It is entertaining but at the same time is of utmost importance. I sometimes get caught up with the candidates’ and pundits’ claims that “we have to get this right”, and, “this is the most important election of our lifetime!”

  • Ask a group of restaurant servers which is their least favorite shift to work and their number one answer will be Sunday after church.
    It seems we churchgoers are a cranky bunch when we’re hungry, and that’s putting it politely.
    Their consensus of us is that we’re demanding and rude. We sit in large groups and stay longer than we should, discussing the morning’s sermon (or latest church gossip), commenting on the heathens at the nearby table drinking Bloody Marys.

  • THURSDAY, Feb. 25
    Fiscal Court of Harrison County will meet Tuesday, Feb. 25, 5:30 p.m., in the second floor meeting room at the courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.
    American Girl Activity Club. Thursday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library (for K-5th). The girl for discussion will be Julie from 1974. A snack will be provided at 3:45 p.m. for program participants.

  • 10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Arion Samuel Rose, Jan. 25, son of Travis and Paula Rose.
    The Cynthiana City Commissioners give okay for the Cynthiana Police Department to move locations. The new location will be in the old health department building on East Pleasant Street. The move will result in the closing of the Locust Street sub-station.

  • Luther Fryman celebrated his 90th birthday on Feb. 24.
    His wife Armetta and his children, Bobby, Jerry, Trudy, David, Randy and Rita wish him a happy 90th birthday.

  • * Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 26, 1950 -- “The Clover Leaf Dairy has recently acquired all the equipment and good will of the Blue Grass Dairy here in Cynthiana, making the purchase of the interests of R.D. and W.A. Parks in the concern. The Parks, who also have been operating the Blue Grass Dairy Bar and Restaurant on South Main Street, have retained their ownership of this establishment.”

  • By Sidney Sowder
    FFA Teen Council member
    Did you know, according to the National 4-H Council, youth who are involved in 4-H, are more likely to succeed in other areas than their peers?
    More specifically, youth that are involved in livestock judging, have the opportunity to improve their critical thinking, leadership and communication skills along with building their self confidence. Livestock judging is the evaluation of animals, including cattle, sheep, goats and pigs, and the reasoning behind your placing.