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  • Wings & Wheels April 21

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport “Fly-in and Cruise-in” will take place at the airport on Saturday, April  21, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
    “This is kind of like the annual Rod Run, but on a much smaller level,” laughed airport administrator Re’Jeana Craft. “We have had up to 200 cars and many, many motorcycles in the past, with several dozen airplanes flying in, as well.”

  • Students’ last day, graduation set for May 25

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    If Harrison County public schools are able to finish out the year without missing anymore days, graduation will be May 25.
    The board voted Tuesday night to amend the calendar.
    Assistant Superintendent David Case said they still have one NTI day that can be taken if needed.

  • Annual egg hunt/pancake breakfast is Saturday

    The Harrison County Rotary Club and Relay For Life Pancake Breakfast will be held this Saturday, March 31 from 8-11 a.m. in the Southside Elementary School cafeteria, followed by the Frankie Taylor Memorial Community Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. at Ingles Stadium. Sponsored by the Rev. Ross Park Committee and the Harrison County Family Resource Center.
    Cost for the pancake breakfast is $6 for adults and $3 for children 10 and under. Participation in the Easter egg hunt is free, but is limited to children under 12.

  • Late April dates for LVS, RTC performances

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Fans of the arts should mark their calendars in late April as both the Licking Valley Singers and the Rohs Theatre Company will have multiple performances.
    The LVS, under the direction of Karen Bear, with accompanist Dr. Beth Laytart, will have a two-day engagement at the Cynthiana Baptist Church.
    They have been rehearsing, one night a week, since January.

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  • Charity auction continues through Friday night

    The 61st Annual Lions Club Radio Auction is underway and will continue through Friday, March 30, on WCYN-1400 AM and also will be carried live on local Cable-6 television. It will also be streamed live on the WCYN app at WCYN.com.
    The auction will begin at 6:30 nightly and will last until 10:30. There will be a $100 Superbucks drawing each night of the auction.

  • Man who ran from police gets 12 years

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Harrison County man has learned his fate in Harrison Circuit Court.
    Scott Goble, 32, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on multiple charges that date back to August 2017.
    On Aug. 10, Goble led law enforcement officers on a chase through Harrison County and into Grant County racking up charges as he went.

  • Blue Licks Chapter Sons of the American Revolution Awards
  • Anderson has attended KHSAA tournaments for 66 straight years

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Athletics have been a big part of Billy Anderson’s life. He has been a player, a hall of fame coach and, more importantly, a fan of all sports for his entire life.
    As a fan, he has attended the KHSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament for an astounding 66 straight years.
    “To be fair, I haven’t attended every single game during that time, but I have attended every state tournament since 1953,” he said.

  • Melcher recognized with Clarence Horn Humanitarian award for 2017

    The Salvation Army – Harrison County Service Unit announces David Melcher as the Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award recipient for 2017.
    Melcher has served the Harrison county community in many ways through the courts, the schools and civic groups. He is a member of the Cynthiana Rotary Club and serves as chair for the Disability Ramp Project.
    He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati Law School and practiced law as a partner with Swinford & Sons. He served as Assistant US Attorney before taking up the role of district and family court judge.