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  • Robertses open collision repair shop

    When Cynthiana’s newest auto body repair shop opened and had its ribbon cutting last week, owner Greg Roberts said it was a dream come true.

    Roberts, who has 25 years of experience in auto body/collision repair, said he enjoys serving the public and looks forward to that side of his business.

  • Judges agree heroin is quickly becoming drug of choice

    A special Champions community meeting was held Monday at the Cynthiana Christian Church with local judges discussing the ever-growing drug problems in Cynthiana and Harrison County.

    Retired Judge David Melcher served as moderator presenting topics for discussion to each of the presiding judges: Jay Delaney (circuit court), Barbara Paul (family court), and Bill Kuster (district court).

  • Counselor hopes to help others find sense of peace

    Vickie Whalen hopes to help others find the same kind of joy she has through offering new pastorale counseling.

    Despite the general, popular feeling toward counseling, Whalen is certain that everyone needs some kind of counseling in their daily lives.

  • Ball Park Gets New Sod

    Volunteers helped Brad Steele, second from left, Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Department director, lay sod on the River Road Park t-ball field. Helping were, from left, Jim Milam, Steele, Lawrence Nickerson, Cynthiana City employee, and members of the Harrison County High School football team Dalton Moore, Grant Carr, Malcolm Walker and Dominique Walker (not pictured) and Randy Hutchison, far background, city employee. Jess Burrier donated the sod.

  • Bridge’s condition raises concern

    Harrison County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett has declared a state of emergency due to the poor conditions of a bridge located on Two Lick Road.

    According to Barnett, the state bridge inspector has lowered the maximum capacity from 18 tons to only three tons for the bridge.

  • Treasure Finders to be here April 16
  • Correction

    In last week’s issue of The Cynthiana Democrat, Dancing with the Stars was incorrectly stated as being sponsored by the Harrison County Dance Team. The event this year was sponsored by the Harrison County Relay for Life.

  • EDA director updates Chamber on working projects

    “It’s only going to get better from here,” Darlene Bussell told a group of Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber members at a luncheon last week.
    Bussell, who is executive director of the Harrison County Economic Development Authority, said there are several projects in the works that will be improving unemployment figures.
    She said much of what she is working on must remain confidential to meet the criteria for earning Cabinet for Economic Development incentives.

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  • Soldier support group asks for help with care packages for troops

    A local soldier support group is calling on the community to help send care packages to soldiers serving in Afghanistan.
    Being away from home often leaves a major void in one’s heart.
    Something as simple as a favorite movie or a picture of family members is all it takes to remind those serving why they are serving.
    The 149th Vertical Construction Company, which is currently stationed in Afghanistan, will be receiving care packages from supporters in Harrison County in the near future.