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Local News

  • Life-saving lasso

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    An animal lover knows no bounds to protect his or her pet. Ashley Baughman is an animal lover and last weekend saved her boyfriend’s dog, Gator, who had fallen through ice on their Waits Road farm.
    Baughman worked in the horse industry for 10 years, including a four-month stint working with yearlings at a ranch in Australia.
    The Indiana native grew up on a small farm in the Hoosier State and attended Morehead State University studying animal science.

  • HCHS trio earns national honors

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Three Harrison County teens have made a name for themselves on the national level.
    The Banks brothers, Wyatt and Will along with their friend Dalton  Gates earned the reserve champion title at the American Royal Livestock Judging competition in Kansas City, Missouri,  on Oct, 26.

  • Ice skating downtown this weekend

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas around here, particularly with the cold weather and the long-term forecast that there might actually be snow on the ground when Santa and his reindeer make their rounds on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
    Even if that forecast does not pan out, there is a guarantee for “ice” on the ground this coming weekend, at least in the Joe B. Hall Mural parking lot.

  • Fifth-generation Bullard takes helm

    Edward D. “Jed” Bullard, chairman of the Bullard board of directors, has named Victoria “Wells” Bullard as the company’s new chief executive officer, effective immediately. A family owned company, Wells Bullard represents the fifth generation of family leadership at Bullard.
    Bullard succeeds Eric D. Pasch, who retired from the company after 18 years of service. As one of her first acts as CEO, she promoted Peter Lugo from chief operating officer to president.

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  • EKU names Tobin as 2017 Distinguished Alum

    Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce that Michael Robin has been selected as their departmental distinguished alumnus for 2017.
    Tobin will be honored during a presentation toward the end of the spring 2018 semester  at the Department of Agriculture College to Careers senior seminar.
    The honor is reserved for special alumni who have distinguished themselves in their professions through excellence, dedication, and service.

  • Taylor trial is Thursday

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A bench trial will be held in Harrison Circuit Court on Thursday for Martin Taylor, who was arrested in August 2016 on three separate incidents of impersonating a peace officer, unlawful imprisonment and wanton endangerment.
    According to earlier stories, Taylor allegedly pulled over motorists claiming that he was an officer of the law.

  • Motorist rescued from car fire in Main Street lot

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    “She got very lucky,” said Cynthiana Fire Department Chief Ray Sanders, after Thelma Jean Debruler’s car burst into flames with her still in the vehicle.
    Sanders said that Debruler had just paid her water bill and finished some grocery shopping at Ken’s when she smelled smoke in her car.

  • Adamses make Living Free option for many

    Betsy Smith,
    News Writer
    bsmith@cynthianademocrat.com

    Show of hands—who likes moving? Great. Now who likes moving during the holidays? Two years in a row?
    Jerry and Tunya Adams can tell you all about it. Without a doubt, the community-minded couple redefines the meaning of “dynamic duo.” As if heading up the Cynthiana Rod Run is not enough, they also oversee a local substance abuse program, Living Free of Harrison County.