Local News

  • Train vs. truck collision closes New Lair Road

    A New Lair Road railroad crossing was closed for most of Monday morning following a train vs semi truck collision on County Infirmary Lane.

    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, a semi truck stalled at the railroad crossing on County Infirmary Lane Monday around 9 a.m.

  • Don’t fall for ‘free’ airline ticket scam

    Consumers across the country are receiving mailings indicating that they have won two round-trip tickets from US Airlines, according to a recent release from the Better Business Bureau. Another similar letter indicates that one can redeem a travel voucher for two round-trip, airline tickets. This letter also contains what appears to be a check but says “Must Be Redeemed for travel certificate,” near the bottom. 

  • Barr named to Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Oversight and Investigations panels

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr received assignments on two key subcommittees with the House Committee on Financial Services: the subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit and the subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

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  • New Lair Road open following Monday wreck

    New Lair Road is back open after a Monday morning accident on County Infirmary Lane.

    Due to a train vs. semi-truck collision on County Infirmary Lane, New Lair Road was blocked for several hours.
    There are reportedly no injuries, however, the train backed up to the New Lair crossing at 3M.

    The accident occurred around 9:15 a.m. Monday.
    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the accident.
    See this week's Cynthiana Democrat for more information

  • $4.3 million school project underway


    It’s been two years in the making and plans are now underway for a $4.3 million building expansion project.

    The project will include high school renovations and construction of an Athletic Complex field house.

  • Formal sentencing set in criminal cases


    Nine jury trials that were scheduled for Jan. 30 were with changes to guilty pleas by seven of those defendants and rescheduled pretrials for the remaining two.

  • Westminster Hayleigh

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer

    “The Doberman Pinscher is best described as ‘an elegant athlete in a tight-fitting wrapper.’ This square, compact and muscular dog gives the immediate impression of grace, beauty and nobility, while at the same time being energetic and fearless... this is Doberman number six.”

  • Cincinnati Reds Caravan

    Cincinnati Reds Caravan rolled into Cynthiana last Thursday for a media/fan meet and greet at Angilo’s. Several Reds’ fans were on hand as well as a few  Reds stars. Mike Kearns, Cynthia Vickers and Maurice West talk with Reds general manager Walt Jocketty, and COO Phil Castellini. Catcher Corky Miller, left, and right fielder Jay Bruce, pose with Angilo’s owner, Ken Morrison.

  • It’s not just the dogs that enjoy grooming

    By Alexandria Maybrier, Rotary Guest writer

    A bell chimes. A happy “Hello!“ rings out from behind the swinging counter.