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Local News

  • High-speed motorcycle chase ends with cruiser crash

    A Harrison County man has been cited for multiple charges following a Thursday night high speed motorcycle chase that ended with two police cruisers crashing.

  • New officers join Cynthiana Police Department

     

    The Cynthiana Police Department is welcoming two new officers into its ranks.

    John Bright Jr. and Shaun Rains graduated from Department of Criminal Justice Training at Eastern Kentucky University on Friday and worked their first shift on Sunday.

  • Vacant Barlow United Methodist Church to be demolished

     

    First United Methodist Church plans to lay to rest a vacant country church.

    A meeting will be held at the First United Methodist Church May 30, at 7 p.m., to discuss future plans for Barlow United Methodist Church.

  • Second chances: From bad choices to saving a life

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer

    Life is full of second chances to those who have their eyes opened wide enough to see them.

    Just ask Bob Schroder who has been on both sides of second chances.

  • Reward offered in arson at Boy Scout Camp

    A Boy Scout Troop 60 committee decided at a meeting on Monday, May 6, not to replace the cabin at the Boy Scout Camp Merrimac located on Infirmary Road which was lost in a fire on Tuesday, April 30. 

    The building was used only to store the Scouts’ camping supplies because of extensive vandalism on the property over the past few years, said Jim  Swinford, former Scout leader.

  • Clarification

    Last week’s photographs from the Cynthiana-Harrison  County Airport’s Aviation Day, which was held Saturday, April 27, were taken by Sara Durham. They were submitted by Re’Jeana Craft.

  • Public banned from public meeting

    The Commission on Aging Board of Directors met Thursday afternoon and immediately went into a closed session.
    The commission was to meet with an IRS representative to ask that penalties and interest on what is now nearly $60,000 in unpaid payroll taxes be waived.
    Under Kentucky law there are exemptions that allow for closed sessions if the criteria is met.
    The Cynthiana Democrat objected to the closing a public meeting under the exemptions presented by Mayor Steve Moses.

  • Moses, Barnett close public meeting

    The Commission on Aging Board of Directors met Thursday afternoon and immediately went into a closed session.
    The commission was to meet with an Internal Revenue Service representative, Michelle Smith, to ask that penalties and interest on what is now nearly $60,000 in unpaid payroll taxes be waived.
    Under Kentucky law there are exemptions that allow for closed sessions if the criteria is met.
    The Cynthiana Democrat objected to the closing of a public meeting under the exemptions presented by Mayor Steve Moses.

  • Donkey Basketball

    Donkey Basketball was held at as Middle School FFA fundraiser, which was held Friday at the middle school gym.

  • Commission asks for IRS meeting

     

    A United States Federal Revenue officer is scheduled to meet with members of the Commission on Aging in order to discuss unpaid federal income tax that with penalties and interest has rung up a $60,000 bill.