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Local News

  • Charlotte’s Web auditions set for April 28, 29, 30

    The Rohs Opera House will have auditions for its next stage production, Charlotte’s Web, on April 28, 29, 30 at the Rohs Opera House. Auditions will be open to anyone who would like to be involved. Cast includes roles for all ages.

  • Unintended truck wash

    Just after launching his fishing boat on the South Fork of the Licking River, the brake line popped in Daryl Perraut’s truck and it slid into the river after the boat. Fortunately, the team at Dailey’s Body Shop were close enough to respond immediately to the emergency. In the picture, Trevor Maxwell and Dexter Dailey are holding the tow line while Perraut hooks the cable to the front end of his truck.

  • Dr. Bob’s Barbeque will open Wednesday, April 30

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    When Dr. Bob’s Barbecue Restaurant opens to the public next Wednesday, it will be all that Bob Reid can do not to constantly ask people how they like his sauces.

    He’s always looking for ways to improve.

  • Humane Society celebrates 20 years of serving pet population

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    One way that the Humane Society of Harrison County is celebrating its 20th anniversary is by expressing thanks to the Harrison Veterinary Clinic and the Brooks Animal Clinic for supporting the society’s spaying and neutering program.

  • Kattlemans Kreek celebrating with free ice cream

    Mariam Abigail McKinley is turning 1 year old and in celebration of her birthday, the public is invited to celebrate at Kattlemans Kreek.  
    All guests who wish Mariam a happy birthday will be given a free soft serve ice cream cone dipped in chocolate.
    Balloons will be given to each child. It’s a day for celebration.

  • Harrison looking at $18.5 million in road improvements

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    If the transportation plan holds true over the next two years, Harrison County will see in excess of $18.5 million in road improvements.

  • Superintendent gets nearly perfect evaluation from board

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County School Board returned a glowing annual performance evaluation of Superintendent Andy Dotson, rating him at the top of the scale in eight of nine performance standards. 

  • Home & Garden Show is this weekend

    The 11th annual Cynthiana Democrat two-day Home and Garden Show will kick off Saturday at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m.

    The show will feature nearly 70 booths of nursery items for outdoors, Amish-made furniture, home improvement ideas, free seedling trees, spring and summer apparel and accessories, wellness information and products, home decor, monogrammed items and canned jams and jellies. 

    There will also be food booths to indulge any appetite, from sweet to savory.

  • Suspect in drug case found hiding in closet

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Police arrested a Cynthiana man found attempting to hide in his closet early Tuesday morning.

    Ptl. Michael Kiskaden had warrants for the arrest of Victor Jones, 49, 226 Walnut St., on drug charges stemming from a Feb. 28 incident.

  • Rohs presents hit comedy for last weekend in April

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    James Smith, director of the upcoming new comedy at Rohs Opera House, invites everyone to meet the Turpins, a family that’s barely holding it together. A family so dysfunctional, it’s laugh-out-loud funny.