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  • Two young Harrison men die in Bourbon County crash

    Two young Harrison County men were killed in a fiery single-vehicle accident in Bourbon County on Sunday evening, July 24.

    Rokeith D. White, 22, of Cynthiana, and Shelton Moore, 21, Berry, were traveling north on Russell Cave Road just after 8:30 p.m. when, according to witnesses, Moore, who was driving, swerved off the roadway into a tree.

    White was driving a 1994 Dodge Neon.

    When Kentucky State Police Tpr. Charles Loudermilk arrived on the scene, the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames.

  • Circle K robbed Tuesday morning

    Becky Barnes,

    Editor

    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    Police are looking for a 6-foot-tall black man that they say robbed the Circle K on U.S. 27 South around 1 a.m. Tuesday.

    Det. Justin Jett of the Cynthiana Police Department said the man, wearing a black shirt and maroon EKU shorts with a red shirt on his head, walked into the Circle K wielding a knife and demanding money.

    Jett said the man left with an undisclosed amount of money.

  • Auction for toddler with rare disease is Saturday

    A special auction will be held Saturday, July 23, at Flat Run Veterans’ Park at 6 p.m. The $6 admission will include dinner and entertainment by Thunder Ridge.  All proceeds will go to benefit Levacy Burns, who is the 15-month-old daughter of Edward and Brittany Burns. She was diagnosed with a rare chromosome disorder. 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome (which is also known by several other names including DiGeorge Syndrome) is a disorder caused by the deletion of a small piece of chromosome 22.

  • Quiet Trails Nature Preserve plaque to be unveiled Saturday

    As part of the Kentucky State Nature Preserve’s 40th anniversary celebration, there will be a special plaque dedication in Harrison County this Saturday, July 23 at 11 a.m. The plaque commemorates the donation of the 110-acre Quiet Trails Nature Preserve to the state by Bill and Martha Wiglesworth in 1991.

    The plaque unveiling will take place at Quiet Trails, located on Pugh’s Ferry Road. Family and friends are invited to attend.

  • Gaunce completes first six months as director of Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    Erin Gaunce who was named Director of the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter in mid-January, has the building spic and span and is proud that only two animals have been euthanized in her brief time on the job.

  • Five from Cynthiana perform in Mary Poppins

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    Five aspiring actors with Harrison County ties just completed a July 14-17 run of The LEXington Theatre Company’s production of the Disney classic Mary Poppins, The Broadway Musical.

    The Disney/Cameron Mackintosh play was at the Lexington Opera house during its four-day run.

  • Champion NJAS showman in Harrison County

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    There’s nothing like going out on top.

    The goal of anyone is to be able to retire when they have no more mountains to climb and they have reached the pinnacle of their profession.

  • Dairy Queen coming to Cynthiana

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    At the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission monthly meeting on Monday night, the commission accepted the preliminary development plan for a new Dairy Queen that is expected to be operational in the first week of December 2016.

    Architect Jay Million and co-owner Steve Caudill spoke before the commission, which congratulated them on opening their new business in Cynthiana.

  • Local man has identity stolen

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    A Harrison County man is learning first-hand about the pain and suffering caused by identity theft.

    Gary Kendall, of KY 1743, said his wife, Tina, discovered a couple of small but unauthorized charges on her Discover card in early July.

    He also received a notification from Lifelock asking if he had recently applied for a Citibank card, which he had not.

  • Great Museum Treasure Hunt comes to a close after summer success

    This weekend--July 22 --marks the 22nd Anniversary of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum. The Museum will be the location of a ‘live feed’ of Coffee Break Extra with Mayor James Smith. (9:15-10 a.m.) 

    During that time, the Museum will be unveiling a special Memorial Plaque for Dorothy Slade, who was instrumental along with her husband Harold in seeing the development and continuation of the museum these past 22 years.

    This weekend marks the last weekend of The Great Museum Treasure Hunt.