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  • WEBB TRIAL HALTED WITH GUILTY PLEA

    Editor's note: The following story appeared in the July 19 issue of the Cynthiana Democrat. Webb entered a guilty plea shortly after the newspaper came off the press.

  • DID YOU KNOW?

    Singers recruiting underway
    Calling all music lovers! The Licking Valley Singers, Harrison County’s Community Choir, is recruiting new members for its Fall 2012 session. The Licking Valley Singers is an “all comers” non-auditioned community choir open to anyone who loves to sing. The LV Singers perform all kinds of musical styles including classical, pop, folk and Broadway.

  • Feds issue indictment in gun theft at pawn shop

    The Cynthiana man accused of snatching a gun from  Cynthiana Jewelry and Pawn Shop in May now faces a federal indictment.
    Jonathan Wayne Moore, 37, was indicted in Lexington last week on a charge of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
    Moore was initially arrested just minutes after the May 21 alleged incident at the Church Street business.

  • Miss Harrison County Fair 2012

    Michelle Carson earned the Miss Harrison County Fair title last week as was crowned by 2011 Miss Harrison County Fair Ally Barnett. Carson is a student at Northern Kentucky University where she plays fast-pitch softball. She is the daughter of Amy Wiglesworth.

  • Huge crowd expected for Aug. 25 Rod Run

    A small group of car enthusiasts has joined together to take Cynthiana back in time when “greasers” and shiny pink cars were in style.
    Since last year, Jerry Adams and several other local vintage car lovers, or car lovers in general, have been working on Cynthiana’s first-ever Rod Run on Saturday, Aug 25.
    Adams first brought the idea for the event during the time that the city and county were working on their budgets for the 2012-13 fiscal year.

  • GREG BIFFLE VISITS 3M

  • Himes awarded Miss Kentucky’s community service, academic honors

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    Katie Himes won the Miss America Community Service Award in the Miss Kentucky pageant Saturday, July 14.
    Though she was not selected as a Miss Kentucky finalist this year, she received $1,000 for her award.
    Himes said the community service award along with the academic award are two of the highest non-finalist awards.
    Himes was one of 31 contestants in the Miss Kentucky pageant, which is a preliminary for the Miss America pageant.

  • Arts event to showcase writers

    July 27 promises to be an exciting night in downtown Cynthiana. The streets and local businesses will be filled with art of all types. Music, food, visual art, drama, fashion and dance will be found in abundance. There will be something for everyone.

  • This summer’s weather purr-fect for breeding cat flea

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern

  • Winning the feature race

    Brian Royalty of Cynthiana, Ky., driving the TechOne Race Cars Camry No. 24, was the winner of the feature race for the Lucas Oil Corbin Late Model Series on Saturday, July 7, at Corbin Speedway.