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  • Court to advertise for Parks and Rec personnel

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court plans to begin advertising for new Parks and Recreation personnel.
    During the committee reports, Missy Lutz informed the court that the interlocal agreement  was passed by the Department of Local Government, allowing them to move forward in the plans for Parks and Recreation.
    “There has been some discussion about the takeover date,” said Lutz. “We are stuck between March 1, and Feb. 1.”

  • Food pantries benefit from KSP Cram the Cruiser

    Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer announced recently that the ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive netted 105,148 pounds (52.6 tons) of food statewide.
    Brewer challenged each post to promote the campaign in an effort to give back to their local communities.  In 2011, the statewide campaign collected 50,931 pounds of food.  The ten-day 2012 campaign indicates a 106 percent increase over what the agency did last year.

  • 28 animals seized

     

    A former Harrison County woman may face multiple charges after allegedly abandoning several animals on Antioch Richland Road.

  • SNOW OVERLOAD

     

    The Friday night, Saturday morning storm that swept through Harrison County left widespread power outages.

    Bluegrass Energy crews worked around the clock to restore power.

  • Batte is CPD’s first female graduate

     

    At 30 years old, Dottie Batte believes she is exactly where she is supposed to be.

  • Celebrating 25 years of business in Cynthiana

     

    Leono’s will ring in the new year with a 25th anniversary celebration week filled with daily specials and pizza drawings for supporting customers.

  • Harrison Deposit sold to The Bank of Henderson

    The Bank of Henderson is expanding its financial services footprint with the acquisition of Harrison Deposit Bank of Cynthiana, effective Jan. 1. 

    In order to reflect the bank’s regional presence, there will be a new name and brand. 

  • UPDATE: BGE outage drops to about 700

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    UPDATE Monday, Dec. 31-- As of 10 a.m. Monday, Bluegrass Energy has listed only 130 outages throughout their eight-county area which amounted to 668 customers in Harrison County.

    Crews are still working in Harrison and Pendleton counties where there was widespread outages.

    BGE reports that most customers should have power by 8 p.m. Monday night.

     

  • KYTC District 6 crews are ready for snow time

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 snow and ice removal crews are gearing up for the 2012-13 snow season. In anticipation of the season’s first winter event that is forecasted to hit the Northern Kentucky area this week, officials are monitoring the anticipated snow storm and will mobilize crews accordingly.
    Pre-treating with salt brine for this snow event would be ineffective due to the already wet pavement conditions.  This snow storm is predicted to continue into the Friday morning commute.

  • Correction

    On the front page of the Cynthiana Democrat last week, a story about school security had the incorrect date for the Newtown,  Conn. shooting. The date of the shooting was Dec. 14.