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  • Precinct incorrect on voter postcards

    The voting location for central precinct was incorrect on the postcards mailed last week, according to Harrison County clerk Linda Furnish. However, the charts in last week’s  Cynthiana Democrat were correct.
    The correct voting location for the Central precinct is Westside Elementary School, 1585 KY 356 Cynthiana, KY.
    New postcards with the correct voting location will be printed and mailed to voters in the Central precinct this week.
     

  • State offices on May 22 primary ballot

    With Primary Election Day less than one week away, Secretary of State and Chief Election Official Alison Lundergan Grimes urges voters to educate themselves about the candidates for whom they are eligible to vote.
    “Voting is a responsibility all Kentuckians should take seriously,” said Grimes. “I encourage voters to educate themselves about the candidates and make informed choices on May 22.”
    Offices on the primary ballot this year include:
    President of the United States
    United States Representative

  • Mothers' Day flowers

    Curves of Cynthiana raffled off a Mother’s Day flower along with several gift certificates worth over $300. The total raffle proceeds of $427 went to Relay for Life. Hailey Herrington was the winner and her mother, Marlene Herrington, was the special mother that received the gift.

  • 3M Ingenuity Grant

    On behalf of the 3M Foundation and 3M Cynthiana, a 3M Ingenuity Grant in the amount of $9,916 was presented to Sarah Moll and Shari Klausman at Harrison County Middle School. The grant money will be used towards the purchase of science classroom materials to help with the project “Sparking Student Interest and Achievement” program. Pictured are:

  • Johnson joins Ky. Bank as lender for mortgages, small businesses

    Kentucky Bank has named Allen Johnson as a mortgage and small business lender. His office will be at the Kentucky Bank office located at 939 U.S. 27 South in Cynthiana.  
    Pam Slone, Harrison County Market president said, “We are excited about adding Allen to our team. Allen’s experience and personality are a wonderful combination and will be a great asset to Kentucky Bank and Harrison County.”

  • Motorists reminded of road projects in Harrison County

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 has announced the following conditions and/or operations that are being reported for highways in District 6.   
    Motorists should be aware of possible delays or lane closures on the following project:

  • Cynthiana man killed in Monday morning wreck

    A 22-year-old man was pronounced dead on the scene of an automobile accident located on New Lair Road Monday morning.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, Austin Galbreath was traveling south on New Lair Road in his 1995 Ford Mustang, when he hydroplaned due to wet road conditions.
    “The driver lost control and exited the roadway,” said Peak. “The vehicle then struck a wooden plank fence before coming to a final rest.”

  • Crossword Puzzle

    THEME: US GEOGRAPHY
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    ACROSS
    1. Felipe _____, Formula One racer
    6. Holiday helper
    9. *This Harvard team rows on Boston’s Charles River
    13. “Get _ ____ job!”
    14. Be a witness
    15. *East side of Jersey
    16. Catherine Middleton’s new accessory
    17. ___ capita
    18. *Native of Des Moines
    19. Like a black-tie event
    21. *In the middle of the U.S.
    23. Often comes before “out”
    24. 8 to Caesar

  • Redistricting will affect many voters this year

    If you thought choosing a candidate was confusing, wait until you try to figure out who your U.S. Congressman will be or if your magisterial district was changed.
    Harrison County Clerk Linda Furnish said she is trying to make it as understandable as possible for Harrison County voters.
    The problem is that there are so many changes happening at the same time.
    The Harrison County magisterial districts have been reapportioned and the Kentucky House of Representatives handed local voters a split U.S. Congressional district.

  • Man dies Tuesday after Oddville-Sunrise wreck

    A Harrison County man was pronounced dead at UK Hospital following a wreck on Oddville-Sunrise Road Tuesday morning.
    A call was made to dispatch at 10:58 a.m., Tuesday, May 8, for an injury wreck involving an elderly man on Oddville-Sunrise Road.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, Jack Price, 78, was traveling north toward his home on the country road in his 1991 Ford truck when the wreck occurred.