Today's News

  • Food Pantry donation

    Cynthiana Democrat and Harrison Shopper advertising sales representatives Pam Howard and Rebecca White recently presented Marilyn Wash, center, with a check for $468 for the Harrison County Food Pantry. The money was collected at the Cynthiana Home and Garden Show held last month along with numerous boxes of non-perishable food items.

  • Sports beat

    Ashley Coppage named to
    All Star game in June
    Harrison County junior Ashley Coppage has been named to play in the East/West All Star game held this year in Louisville.  The games on June 16 and 17 feature juniors and seniors from all 16 regions divided up to have the team from regions 1-8 face a team made up of players from regions 9-16.  

  • HCHS Athlete Signing
  • Cancer survivors will be honored nationally June 3

    On Sunday, June 3, the American Cancer Society will join millions of Americans in honoring cancer survivors as part of the 25th annual National Cancer Survivors Day, organized by the National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation.
    There are more than 11 million cancer survivors living in the United States, and it is estimated that by 2020 there will be some 20 million people living with a history of cancer.

  • Commissioners want more cuts in budget

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    Various ideas about how to cut the budget were discussed at the Cynthiana commissioners’ budget workshop on Wednesday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 29. However, no clear plans were made about anything on Wednesday and only a few things were tentatively decided Tuesday.
    On Wednesday, Charleen McIlvain, city clerk, said she had gone back to the department heads and asked them to take another look at their budgets to see what everyday expenses could be cut rather than big things.


    The Southside Elementary Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks includes:
    Fourth Grade A/B

  • Expect 10-cent increase in Harrison County school lunch prices

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    School lunch prices are going up 10 cents in the fall for the 2012-2013 school year because of a federally mandated law.
    The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 requires school food authorities (SFAs) participating in the National School Lunch Program to raise lunch prices each year until the price of lunch is equal to the amount of money the school receives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for each free lunch.


    The Northside Elementary Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks includes:
    Third Grade
    John Alexander, Matthew Barton, Madison Bennett, Landon Bowlin, *Rachel Clifford, *Kaden Culberson, *Mia McDaniel, Landon Kiskaden, Jacob Mineer, Keelin Northcutt, *Austin Pack, *Alexys Switzer, *Riley Warmouth;


    The Eastside Elementary Honor Roll for the fourth grading period includes:
    Fourth Grade


    The St. Edward Catholic School Honor Roll for the fourth quarter includes:
    First Grade
    Avery Barnes, Olivia Barry, Jacob Hargett, A.J. Perraut.
    First Grade - A/B
    Kaitlin Barry, Karley Furnish, Rylee Spence.

    Second Grade
    Courtney Collins, Jacob LaFleur, Rachel Rion, Sydney Furnish.
    Second Grade - A/B
    Samuel Finch, Seaanna Skinner.

    Third Grade
    Ian Boland.
    Third Grade - A/B
    Morgan Cooper, Nicholas Barry, Victoria Gasser.

    Fourth Grade