Local News

  • New Lair Road open following Monday wreck

    New Lair Road is back open after a Monday morning accident on County Infirmary Lane.

    Due to a train vs. semi-truck collision on County Infirmary Lane, New Lair Road was blocked for several hours.
    There are reportedly no injuries, however, the train backed up to the New Lair crossing at 3M.

    The accident occurred around 9:15 a.m. Monday.
    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the accident.
    See this week's Cynthiana Democrat for more information

  • $4.3 million school project underway


    It’s been two years in the making and plans are now underway for a $4.3 million building expansion project.

    The project will include high school renovations and construction of an Athletic Complex field house.

  • Formal sentencing set in criminal cases


    Nine jury trials that were scheduled for Jan. 30 were with changes to guilty pleas by seven of those defendants and rescheduled pretrials for the remaining two.

  • Westminster Hayleigh

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer

    “The Doberman Pinscher is best described as ‘an elegant athlete in a tight-fitting wrapper.’ This square, compact and muscular dog gives the immediate impression of grace, beauty and nobility, while at the same time being energetic and fearless... this is Doberman number six.”

  • Cincinnati Reds Caravan

    Cincinnati Reds Caravan rolled into Cynthiana last Thursday for a media/fan meet and greet at Angilo’s. Several Reds’ fans were on hand as well as a few  Reds stars. Mike Kearns, Cynthia Vickers and Maurice West talk with Reds general manager Walt Jocketty, and COO Phil Castellini. Catcher Corky Miller, left, and right fielder Jay Bruce, pose with Angilo’s owner, Ken Morrison.

  • It’s not just the dogs that enjoy grooming

    By Alexandria Maybrier, Rotary Guest writer

    A bell chimes. A happy “Hello!“ rings out from behind the swinging counter. 

  • Adult teen charged in sex case


    A Cynthiana teen has been charged with multiple offenses after allegedly sent sexually explicit phone messages to a 14-year-old girl.

  • Sexual abuse trial date moved


    A trial date for the Harrison County man charged with sexually abusing four children in northern Harrison County has been rescheduled.

  • Ceremony to be held Feb. 2 for soldiers

    A deployment ceremony will be held in honor of the 149 Vertical Engineer Company at the Harrison County Middle School Feb. 2.

    The 149 Vertical Engineering Company, based out of Harrison County, has been called for active duty in Afghanistan.

  • Alvarez changes plea

    The 40-year-old Cynthiana woman accused of shooting her husband in the crotch nearly a year ago changed her not guilty plea to guilty on an amended charge.

    Kerrie Florence Alvarez was indicted in June on a charge of first degree assault, domestic violence after she shot Javier Alvarez on Feb. 18 in front of their Newsome Avenue home.