Today's News

  • Disabled should get free spaying/neutering for pets

    To the editor:

    It’s been two weeks since my letter went to press regarding our local gas not dropping under $3 a gallon and guess what now its $2.75 here and $2.68 in Georgetown. However with gas going down, groceries are going up. Is there any end to this? It’s all politics and war time. But no one was in favor of war except G.W. Bush and he went after the wrong man and it cost us over 4,000 lives lost and still the culprit roams free.

  • White ribbons used for adoption recognition

    To the editor:

    November is Adoption Awareness month. In recognition of this unique way in which to become a family, white ribbons will be worn.

    I ask that all of you who are touched by adoption to please wear a white ribbon during the month of November. If you see someone wearing a white ribbon, please ask him/her how adoption has affected their life. If you are interested in learning more about adoption, call (800) 928-4303.

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Case reports

    Oct. 16 – At 11:30 p.m., police investigated a domestic dispute on Russ Avenue involving a gun.

    Oct. 17 – At 11:41 p.m., Ian Brunker reported that his home was broken into and his Playstation was taken.

    Oct. 10 – At 12:41 a.m., Ian Brunker, Old Lair Road, reported that his home was broken into again. This time, a television was taken.

  • Court to help senior citizens with van purchase

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court voted Tuesday to help the Senior Citizens’ Center in its quest to buy a new van.

    Center director Teresa Gray and Harrison County Commission on Aging representative Tom Kearns came to the court’s special meeting in Berry asking for $5,000 toward the cost.

    “I’ll be right up front with you,” Kearns said. “We need help.”

    He said the center bought a van under a special program in 2005, but it has been plagued with issues since.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report



    Traffic Cases

    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Oct. 16 at 5:29 p.m. -- Non-injury, Ky. 36 West, Shelby R. Cooper, 16, Berry, driving a 1997 Ford Escort.

    Oct. 17 at 2:25 p.m. -- Non-injury, Ky. 36 West, Danielle M. Hurst, 24, Crittenden, Ky., driving a 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser.

    Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. -- Non-injury, Upper Curry Road, Cheryl W. Bills, 47, Cynthiana, driving a 2000 Ford F250.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthana Democrat, July 26, 1917 - “Owing to the rapid increase of the automobile business, I am compelled to seek larger quarters. Have an option on a big lot, centrally located and ideally situated to build an up-to-date garage. I will sell my present garage building cheap, situated at 107 E. Pike St. in Cynthiana. An up-to-date business house. This is a new building suitable for any kind of business. Street and location the best in town. A two-story brick building, with iron and pressed brick front and basement. Size of floor space 25x101. Plenty of flues.

  • Slow start dooms Breds

    Regardless of the sport, it is always difficult to bounce back the week after an emotional, draining victory and play well against a perceived lesser opponent.

    Once again, this exact scenario played out, this time with the Harrison County Thorobreds being victimized.

  • Property Transfers


    John Swinford-Executor of the Estate of Tommie T. McKenney to Michael Brogli and Evelyn Brogli, property on Pleasant Street, $23,000.

    John W. Turley and Jessica D. Turley to Laura Martin, Lot 23 of Edgewater Estates, $34,500.

    Robert G. Case to Nathaniel J. Yoder, 54.0067 acres, $175,000.

    Warranty Deed: Betty Jean Gregory and Kelly Gregory to Charles Edward Brumley Sr., property on Lakewood Drive, 1.0 acre.

    Carl E. Pergram and Judy M. Pergram to Gary Pergram, 3 acres on Cynthiana and Claysville Turnpike Road, $95,000.

  • Corbin Daniel Crump

    Corbin Daniel Crump

    Corbin Daniel Crump was born to John Crump and Monica Hernandez of Cynthiana on June 16, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 6 oz. and is welcomed by his brothers, Johnathan Crump and Leland Hernandez.

    Maternal grandparents are Loretta Fulton of Cynthiana and Sam and Debbie Hernandez of Temple, Texas; maternal great-grandmother is Shirley McNees of Cynthiana; maternal great-great-grandmother is Helen Morehead of Cynthiana.

  • Marriage Licenses


    Pamela W. Decker, 39, and Robert Michael Meadows Jr., 41, married Oct. 4, 2008.

    Shelley Noelle Wade, 22, and William Michael Meyer, 22, married Oct. 11, 2008.

    Danita Dawn Booth, 30, and Anthony Ray Ecklar, 38, married Oct. 11, 2008.

    Megan Faye Whitson, 20, and Morgan Adam James, 25, married Oct. 15, 2008.

    Amanda Faye Wilson, 31, and Jeffrey Herbert Perrin, 49, married Sept. 27, 2008.

    Stephanie Joe Riggle, 22, and Michael Lynn Thomas Jr., 21, married Oct. 18, 2008.