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Today's News

  • HARRISON COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    Nov. 29 at 3:32 p.m. -- non-injury, Robinson Road, Trenton A. Williams, 23, Cynthiana, driving a 1993 Ford Explorer.

    Nov. 29 at 7:33 a.m. -- non-injury, Ammerman Pike, William E. Nickerson, 48, Cynthiana, driving a 2005 Ford Mustang.

    Nov. 30 at 10:46 a.m. -- injury, KY 36 W, James D. Green, 39, Berry, driving a 1993 Mercury.

    Nov. 21 at 5:55 p.m. -- non-innjury, KY 36 W, Scott W. Bolton, 33, Cynthiana, driving a 2007 Toyota 4Runner struck a deer.

  • School cuts may be deep

    A mandatory 4 percent cut in funding for the Harrison County School District, as could be directed from Gov. Steve Beshear as early as Friday, would not cripple finances for the balance of this fiscal year, but it could prove alarming for next year, according to Julie Asher, district financial officer.

  • HCHS November Students of the Month

    Harrison County High School Students of the Month for November were Julie Henson, sophomore, daughter of Pam and David Henson, and Tyler Hardin, junior, son of Tom and Cindi Hardin. Sponsor for the month was Dr. William Faulkner.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, July 26, 1917 - “Locust Grove news - Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Padgett spent a delightful day Sunday with the family of Otis McCauley; Mr. and Mrs. Noah McCauley and son were the guests Sunday of Sarah McCauley; Mayme Fryman spent Sunday night with Bertie Mae Fields; James Reno, wife and two children, Hazel and Malcom, of Cynthiana, dined Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. S. D. McCauley; Mr. and Mrs. Grover McCauley and babe spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Taylor. A jolly crowd of 20 from here spent a delightful day at Poindexter Saturday fishing.

  • Veterans seeking assistance can go to three central locations

    Veterans and their families seeking benefits assistance will be able to find help and advice at three central locations in Williamstown (Grant County), Georgetown (Scott County), and Frankfort (Franklin County).

    The Veterans Benefits Field Representative for Grant, Henry, Owen, Pendleton, Gallatin, Carroll, Bracken, Trimble, Scott, Harrison and Franklin counties will now be providing assistance at the following locations, which will allow Veterans Benefits Field Representatives to help veterans and their families more effectively:

  • Grapplers open up on Saturday in Oldham County

    The Harrison County High School wrestling team gets its season underway this Saturday competing in the North Oldham Duals in Oldham County. Harrison County will compete against the hosts, along with four teams out of Louisville–Jeffersontown, Iroquois, Manual and Fairdale.

    Harrison County has 11 lettermen returning on its varsity roster, including six who participated in last year’s KHSAA State Championships in Frankfort.

  • Breds drop opener at Grant

    Long-range marksmanship by host Grant County doomed Harrison County on Tuesday night in the regular season opener for both boys varsity teams.

    Cody Kinman came off the bench for the Braves and torched the Thorobreds for five three-pointers as Grant County out-shot Harrison County from beyond the three-point arc 8-1, on their way to a 65-56 win.

  • Kaylee Jo Adkins

    Kaylee Jo Adkins

    Kaylee Jo Adkins was born to Cyndi Jo Adkins of Cynthiana on June 24, 2008 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center, Maysville, Ky. She weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Alan Moody “Doc” and Tammy Swinford of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Lucille Oney and the late Ermal Oney, Charles and Donna Swinford, and the late John and Wanda Herrington.

  • Santa letters are requested

    The Cynthiana Democrat has been contacted by Santa Claus to help him make his list. Santa will make all the decisions about who has been naughty and who has been nice. The Cynthiana Democrat has agreed to help out by printing children’s Christmas wish letters in the newspaper.

    Children’s letters must be received at The Cynthiana Democrat’s Webster Avenue office by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10. They may be dropped off, mailed to P.O. Box 160, Cynthiana, KY 41031, or e-mailed to rsmiley@cynthianademocrat.com. They must include the child’s name.

  • Church Briefs

    BERRY UNITED

    METHODIST

    Thanks to everyone who helped in with the Soup and Basket Auction that was held this past weekend.

    Christmas Program. At the Berry United Methodist Church will take place on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The program director will be Sherry Gillespie. She has put together a new program.