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  • HCHS band earns grand champion title at Bellevue

    The Harrison County High School Marching Band travelled north to the Bellevue High School Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 8, and walked away as the grand champion.  
    “We have had success at this contest in the past,” said band director John Merz.  “However, the competition here changes every year. We were facing some new challenges and we were thrilled with our result.”  
    Since this is a Mid-States Band Association circuit contest, there were also bands from Ohio.

  • ARTober Fest Featured Young Artist is just 10 years old

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    At only 10 years old, the ARTober Fest’s Featured Young Artist has a talent beyond her years.
    Madison, which is shortened to Maddie by family and friends, Renaker inherited more than her fair share from the creative family gene pool.
    She is quiet and introspective.
    “One day I just got bored,” Maddie said of her first foray into painting. “I started doing it more and more and just better and better.”

  • McKee, Hart talk about state legislation’s affects on local government

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Democratic and Republican candidates for the 78th District House of Representatives faced off Monday night during a Tea-Party-hosted debate held at the Extension Office.
    The 78th District is made up of voters from Harrison, Pendleton and a portion of Scott counties.
    Incumbent candidate Tom McKee (D) and Pendleton County native Mark Hart (R) met on the stage at the Extension office for the second time in as many elections.

  • Commission candidates discuss issues facing Cynthiana

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    Seven of the eight candidates on the November ballot for the Cynthiana City Commission were in attendance at the Monday night forum, sponsored by the Harrison County Tea Party, at the Extension Office.

  • Police nab 3 at meth lab

     Becky Barnes,

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  • Newly revamped DVR website offers more online services

    Tired of waiting in long lines or using personal time to renew your vehicle registration? Have you exhausted time and energy trying to enroll in state traffic school or file your trucking taxes? The Department of Vehicle Regulation (DVR) has announced a more convenient option to provide motorists the services they need while keeping them on the road and out of lines. Visit the newly revamped website http://drive.ky.gov.

  • Grand jury issues indictments for rape, drugs, fraud

    Becky Barnes,

    Editor

    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    A 21-year-old Cynthiana man is charged with the rape two separate rape incidents and has been indicted by the Harrison County grand jury.

    Frazier Clark faces a six-count indictment for charges that include second-degree rape stemming from a 2015 incident where he is alleged to have sex with a less-than-14-year-old girl; a third-degree rape charge from July 2016 where the victim was less than 16 years old.

  • News Briefs

    ‘Smoke on the Mountain’ will appear at Rohs Nov. 4-5

    The Rohs Opera House and the Lexington-based “Off Main Actors Group” have partnered to bring the Off Broadway musical Smoke on the Mountain to the stage of the Rohs Opera House on Nov. 4-5.

    A faith-based production, ‘Smoke on the Mountain’ tells the story of a Saturday Night Gospel Sing at a small country church in the North Carolina Smoky Mountains in 1938.

  • News Briefs

    ‘Smoke on the Mountain’ will appear at Rohs Nov. 4-5

    The Rohs Opera House and the Lexington-based “Off Main Actors Group” have partnered to bring the Off Broadway musical Smoke on the Mountain to the stage of the Rohs Opera House on Nov. 4-5.

    A faith-based production, ‘Smoke on the Mountain’ tells the story of a Saturday Night Gospel Sing at a small country church in the North Carolina Smoky Mountains in 1938.

  • Southern Lovin' Charm ribbon-cutting