.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • News briefs

    Rohs Theatre Company
    to hold auditions

    The Rohs Theatre Company will be hosting open auditions for on Nov. 14, 15 and 21 at Rohs Opera House, 133 E. Pike St., from 7-9 p.m. for the spring production of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple.
    Under the direction of Jody Hendricks, The Odd Couple performances are scheduled for the first two weekends in April. Any questions regarding auditions or performances should be directed to Hendricks by phone (859) 588-8507 or email joe.hendrick1957@icloud.com.

  • Little-known VA benefit available to many veterans

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    According to a Bardstown financial planner a Veteran’s Administration program is available that very few veterans know about.
    Roy Myers of Elder Care Financial Resources, LLC, has been a financial planner for 36 years, and has been an advocate of the little-known “VA Aid and Attendance Pension Benefit” program for eight years.

  • Leaf collection to begin Monday, Nov. 14

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Brush collection continues this week in Cynthiana with the leaf vacuum scheduled to begin on Monday, Nov. 14.
    Cynthiana Commissioner Jada Griggs reminded the public at Tuesday’s meeting that leaves need to raked or blown to the property owner’s side of the sidewalk, not into the streets.
    She also suggested bagging the leaves for collection or keeping the leaves on the property for composting.

  • Mail down, packages up for USPS

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    “Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the completion of their appointed rounds.” -- Motto inscribed on New York’s James Farley Post office.

    The United States Postal Service is the second largest civilian employer in the United States, behind only Walmart.

  • Battle Grove to host annual Veterans’ Day program

    The annual Veterans Day program at Battle Grove Cemetery will be conducted on Friday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.
    This year’s program will feature the U.S. Coast Guard, but all veterans from all services, and their families and friends, are invited to attend. The entire program is open to the general public.
    The program will begin with a prelude performed by the Harrison County High School band, under the direction of John Merz.
    Colors will be presented by the HCHS 51st JROTC color guard and the National Anthem will be sung by Karen Bear.

  • LVSingers take on the Masterworks

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Licking Valley Singers will step out of their comfort zone for the upcoming Fall concert, Masterworks, Sacred Songs and Spirituals, said director Karen Bear.

  • HMH opens new addition Monday

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    It was all treats and no tricks for Harrison Memorial Hospital on Halloween day, as the community-owned hospital opened its new wing and began moving patients into new state-or-the-art rooms.
    HMH is a 61-bed hospital that was established in 1906. It employs more than 400 people, in addition to a 15-member active physician staff and more than 100 physicians on its consulting staff.

  • Time falls back on Nov. 6

    This weekend will mark the return to Eastern Standard Time (EST) at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, when the official time change will take effect.
    Clocks should be set back by one hour, giving everyone an extra hour of sleep. In order to avoid being an hour early for Sunday morning appointments, set your clocks back before going to bed Saturday night.
    Eastern Standard Time will remain in effect until Sunday, March 12, 2017 when Daylight Savings Time (DST) returns.

     

  • Three arrested in alleged armed robbery

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Two men have been charged with robbery and more charges are pending after a juvenile reported he had been robbed at gun point last Thursday.
    According to Sgt. Michael Kiskaden of the Cynthiana Police Department, a 17-year-old juvenile told police that he was riding in a car with three other men. One of them put a gun to his head and took personal items then put him out of the car.
    The teen described the weapon used as a “silver Glock.”

  • Forty-four inducted to HCMS Junior Beta Club

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Harrison County Middle School principal Mike McIntire urged the new inductees into the HCMS Junior Beta Club to be more ‘selfless’ and to challenge themselves academically.
    On Thursday night, Oct. 27, at the Harrison County High School auditorium, 44 sixth, seventh and eighth graders were recognized and inducted into the Junior Beta Club during the Harvest Induction Ceremony.