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  • Odeith to start Hall mural this week

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Portuguese artist Sergio Odeith is scheduled to get started with the Joe B. Hall mural today, Thursday, July 20.
    Hall, a 1948 graduate of Cynthiana High School, succeeded the legendary Adolph Rupp as the head coach of the Wildcats and led UK to the 1978 national championship.
    The Hall mural will be completed on the north-facing wall of the Masonic Lodge building (the old C&W Key Market) on the east side of Main Street.

  • Rod Run’s Bike Night is Saturday

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The first of three 2017 Cynthiana Rod Run events will be held this weekend in downtown Cynthiana.
    The second annual Bike Night will take place on Saturday afternoon and evening, July 22, beginning at 4 p.m.
    “Last year we had about 70 bikes registered, but it was kind of a rainy day,” said Cynthiana Main Street director Stephanie Burden. “This year we are expecting 200 bikes or so, maybe more.”

  • Sunday liquor sales gets city go-ahead

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Residents and visitors in Cynthiana will soon be able to purchase alcoholic beverages on  Sundays.
    The Cynthiana City Commission voted Monday night during a special meeting to allow liquor-by-the-drink and package sales on Sundays.
    A public forum preceded the commission’s vote on an ordinance that would allow the Sunday liquor sales.
    Over 100 people attended the forum, which was held at the Extension office.

  • Trilogy Health Services breaks ground on New Memory Care Neighborhood at Cedar Ridge Health Campus

    Trilogy Health Services held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, July 14, its new Memory Care Neighborhood at Cedar Ridge Health Campus.
    This will be an extension of the current health campus at 1217 U.S. 62 East.
    The Legacy Lane is designed to provide peace of mind to community caregivers, as well as security, comfort and dignity to those with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, according to a press release from Trilogy.     

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  • School board holds work session

    Taylor Cusick,
    Summer intern
    tcusick@cynthianademocrat.com

    On Tuesday, the Harrison County School Board held a work session to set goals for the 2017-2018 school year.
    “When we look over the past school year, I feel we accomplished a number of things that we wanted to do,” said Superintendent Andy Dotson.
    Dotson cited success in the areas of community outreach over the past year, and  achievements in academics.

  • Judge sentences seven in circuit court

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    The last of the three people arrested on Oct. 11, 2016, in a police raid of a meth  lab in Cynthiana was sentenced last week in Harrison Circuit Court with Judge Jay Delaney presiding.
    Steven Prather was given a 13-year sentence on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, first-degree possession of controlled substance (meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts of unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursor and tampering with physical evidence.

  • Great museum treasure hunt week 7

    Once again 100 children participated in this last week’s Cynthiana-Harrison County Great Museum Treasure Hunt for the Old Spice Beer Stein. Winner of the Cookies, Cupcakes and Cash drawing was Rose Chipman, a third grade student at Northside School. This is the seventh week for hunters. Head to the museum on Walnut Street between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday to search for this week’s artifact. Be prepared to answer questions about the display once its been located.

  • Photographs wanted of Harrison County’s victims of Vietnam

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Janna Hoehn, a 26-year resident  of Maui, Hawaii, has been on an eight-year journey attempting to put a face to all 58,315 names that are etched on the wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.
    Three of those veterans she is searching for are Harrison County natives.