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  • Information needed on WW I veteran

    French historian and World War I expert Gilles Lagin is seeking information on Russell Story Rankin, a Great War veteran who is buried in Battle Grove Cemetary.

    Lagin is in the process of completing a film documentary and book with Rankin playing a prominent role.

    Cynthiana resident Mike Hudgins happened upon some information concerning Rankin and forwarded that to Lagin, who took an interest in Rankins WW I exploits.

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

     The Kentucky State Police at Dry Ridge will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the post district. These checkpoints will be set up at designated areas on highways where statistics have shown an elevated number of vehicle crashes.  During the checkpoints officers will be enforcing laws related to Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol, Licensing of Motor Vehicles and Operators, Registration and Insurance Violations, Seat Belt and Child Restraint violations along with Motor Vehicle Equipment Violations. 

  • Trick-or-Treat is Oct. 31

    Becky Barnes,

    Editor

    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    Trick-or-Treat will be Monday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m., in Cynthiana, Commissioner Roger Slade announced during Tuesday’s Cynthiana City Commission meeting.

    A previous commission established Oct. 31 as Trick-or-Treat night unless Oct. 31 fell on a Sunday or the Friday of a home football game.

  • Harrison County Resource Fair 2016

    Several agencies joined up for a the first Harrison County Resource Fair on Saturday, Sept. 24, at Rev. Ross Park. Attendees were treated to a free lunch from the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association after visiting each of the resource booths. There were representatives from Community Action, the Cynthiana Police Department, Harrison County/UK Extension Service, Wedco, the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library,  Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County and Cynthiana Mayor James Smith.

  • Olin retires from Sheriff's Office
  • Stolen purse recovered with $2,000 still inside

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    In a very strange home invasion and robbery, the perpetrator apparently decided not to keep over $2,000 in cash that was in a purse that he allegedly stole.

    Harrison County deputy sheriff Joe Daniel was dispatched to Mudlick Road at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

  • ARTober Fest coming in two weeks

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    Art and a more traditional Octoberfest will be combined for the second year in downtown Cynthiana with ARToberfest resulting.

    ARToberfest 2016 will kick-off on  Friday night, Oct. 14, on Pike and Walnut  streets. The event is scheduled to run from 6-11 p.m.

  • Child with blood disorder, family to walk in Louisville

    Becky Barnes,

    Editor

    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    Three years ago, on Aug. 5, 2013, Levi Hill was born to Nathan Hill and Kayla Mullins. Moments after their son was born, he was diagnosed with hemophilia.

    Hemophilia is a rare bleeding disorder that has a reduced or lacking clotting factor.

    According to Levi’s aunt, Pamela Lucky Nashtock, he is one of two, possibly three, hemophiliacs in the county.

  • 3M gives state-of-the-art computers to schools

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    The Sept. 27 Harrison County School District board meeting started off with a bang when District Technology Director Melissa Shepard and Harrison County High School engineering teacher Roger Hurst informed the board of three state-of-the-art computers that have been donated to the school district from 3M

  • Clowning around

    Becky Barnes,

    Editor

    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    You won’t see this bunch of clowns hanging out along highways or bridges, but don’t underestimate their fear factor.

    Beginning Friday, Sept. 30, the Field of Fear on U.S. 62 West will open for its second season.

    Visitors to the corn maze can expect to weave and wind through over two acres of frightful paths.