.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • HMH opens new addition Monday

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    It was all treats and no tricks for Harrison Memorial Hospital on Halloween day, as the community-owned hospital opened its new wing and began moving patients into new state-or-the-art rooms.
    HMH is a 61-bed hospital that was established in 1906. It employs more than 400 people, in addition to a 15-member active physician staff and more than 100 physicians on its consulting staff.

  • Time falls back on Nov. 6

    This weekend will mark the return to Eastern Standard Time (EST) at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, when the official time change will take effect.
    Clocks should be set back by one hour, giving everyone an extra hour of sleep. In order to avoid being an hour early for Sunday morning appointments, set your clocks back before going to bed Saturday night.
    Eastern Standard Time will remain in effect until Sunday, March 12, 2017 when Daylight Savings Time (DST) returns.

     

  • Three arrested in alleged armed robbery

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Two men have been charged with robbery and more charges are pending after a juvenile reported he had been robbed at gun point last Thursday.
    According to Sgt. Michael Kiskaden of the Cynthiana Police Department, a 17-year-old juvenile told police that he was riding in a car with three other men. One of them put a gun to his head and took personal items then put him out of the car.
    The teen described the weapon used as a “silver Glock.”

  • Forty-four inducted to HCMS Junior Beta Club

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Harrison County Middle School principal Mike McIntire urged the new inductees into the HCMS Junior Beta Club to be more ‘selfless’ and to challenge themselves academically.
    On Thursday night, Oct. 27, at the Harrison County High School auditorium, 44 sixth, seventh and eighth graders were recognized and inducted into the Junior Beta Club during the Harvest Induction Ceremony.

  • McEwan flies on 96th birthday

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    We’ve all been there.
    What do you get someone for their birthday who, shall we say, is “more experienced.”
    How many ties, pair of socks and underwear can one man possible need?
    As far as the fairer gender, more specifically a woman pushing triple digits, what do you get her?
    What kind of unique and fun birthday gift  could one possibly get for someone who has pretty much seen and done it all?

  • Worshipping the PIZZA Bible

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    You might think you know him, but you’d probably be wrong.
    He has officiated basketball at the highest levels. He has two sons who have officiated basketball at even higher levels. You can see him at every UK home basketball game right in the middle of the action. He played football in college and has coached football at the high school level.
    His entire life has been enmeshed with athletics, but Doug Hampton’s real passion is cooking.

  • News Briefs

    Chili Fundraiser, Nov. 4
    Cedar Ridge Health Campus will be hosting a community Chili Fundraiser on Nov. 4 from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the personal care dining room on the campus, with home or business delivery available.
    The cost for the chili meal will be $5 per person with all proceeds benefitting Shop With a Trooper. The meal will include chili, with a choice of a pimento cheese or peanut butter sandwich, crackers and a cookie.
    Delivery times will be from 10:30 until 1 p.m., with dine-in times at the campus from noon until 1 p.m.

  • Olt joins Cynthiana Presbyterian as minister

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    It was a calling that Julie Olt should go into the family business, joining her father, her twin brother, her sister-in-law and her husband.
    The business? Saving souls through the Presbyterian ministry.
    Olt has recently been named the full-time minister at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, an interim position she has held since mid-January.

  • Veterans’ program at Battle Grove Cemetery is Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.

    The annual Veterans Day program at Battle Grove Cemetery will be conducted on Friday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.
    This year’s program will feature the U.S. Coast Guard, but all veterans from all services, and their families and friends, are invited to attend. The entire program is open to the general public.
    The program will begin with a prelude performed by the Harrison County High School band, under the direction of John Merz.
    Colors will be presented by the HCHS 51st JROTC color guard and the National Anthem will be sung by Karen Bear.

  • Band advances to state semifinals