Today's News

  • Kentucky surging forward following Legislative Session

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 16, 2017) – On the first Saturday in May each year, the Kentucky Derby captures the attention and fascination of the world and creates special moments that will long be remembered.
    The Derby is truly unmatched as a sporting event and spectacle.  A brief hush precedes the opening of the starting gate, followed by the roar of the crowd as the horses explode forward powerfully and majestically.

  • Harrison County Recreation League
  • Downtown Dollars a new gift option on Main Street

    Cynthiana Main Street is excited to introduce Downtown Dollars, a gift certificate that can be redeemed at participating downtown businesses.
    Downtown Dollars can be purchased through Cynthiana Main Street. When you purchase downtown dollars, you will be given a list of participating merchants where the gift certificate can be redeemed. We currently have over 20 downtown businesses accepting the downtown dollars.

  • Bowling Results

    Adult/Youth 5/9/17
    1 Spare Me 8.0/L 0
    2 Team 2 7.5/L 0.5
    3 4 Amigos 6.0/L 2.0
    4 Split Happens 6.0/L 2.0
    5 Pickett Up 4.0/L 4.0
    6 Team 10 3.0/L 5.0
    7 Gutt/L er Done 2.0/L 6.0
    8 Team 9 2.0/L 6.0
    9 Team 1 1.5/L 6.5

  • Viewpoint

    Next weekend marks the unofficial start of summer.
    School will be out and students will have a much-abbreviated summer compared to that of my youth.
    Right about now, working parents are scrambling to find summer child care. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends are on speed dial.
    We can expect longer lunch lines at the fast-food chains.
    There will be more daytime traffic in Cynthiana.
    In just a few short weeks, band students will be pounding the pavement on the Hilltop, preparing their marching show for this coming season.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Erin Taylor Dickson, March 2, daughter of Nick and Mary Beth Dickson; Brooklyn Marie Garrison, Feb. 19, daughter of Shaundra Edwards and Reese Garrison; Kaitlin Ross Johnson, Jan. 30, daughter of Ryan and Christy Johnson; Carson Wright Witajewski, Nov. 28, son of Bryan and Alison Witajewski.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce names new director. Pat Grenier  is the new executive director.
    Harrison County track teams secure team titles in the Harrison County Invitational Track meet.

  • Church News

    A revival will be held at Berry Baptist Church, 306 Main Street, Berry, Ky., May 26-28 featuring the Bluegrass Boys Quartet.
    Friday, May 26 at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 27 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 28 at 10 and 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome.
    For more information call Pastor Carl Morton at 859-356-2887 or the church at 859-234-0440.


  • Bishop-Marsh to marry May 27

    Scott and Susan Bishop of Falmouth, announces the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Cassandra Marie Bishop, to Adam Jarrod Marsh, son of Sam and Joan Marsh of Cynthiana.
    The wedding will take place at Willow Baptist Church on May 27, 2017, and the reception will follow at Kincaid Lake.

  • United Methodist Women holds annual ‘Ladies Night Out’ event

    The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church met Thursday, May 4. It was the annual event of “Ladies Night Out.” There were 46 women present.
    Barbara Harris, co-president, welcomed the women to the meeting. Virgie Wells, co-president, reminded the women of the worldwide work that the United Methodist Women accomplish. It is heart warming to know that our work continues after 150 years.
    Esther Coy blessed the food. A meal catered by Kara Godman, and served by school children, very efficiently, was enjoyed by everyone.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Nov. 22, 1928 -- “Rohs Theatre, Walnut Street, Two days only - Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 26 and 27 - Special Music and Effects; Bargain Matinees at 2:30 - 15 and 35 cents; nights (one show) 7:30 - 25 and 50 cents. (2017 - Rohs Theatre alive and well, have you visited recently?)