Today's News

  • It's OK to be different

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

  • Commission seeks public input on off-premises signs

    On April 21, the Cynthiana- Harrison County- Berry Joint Planning Commission will be holding a discussion on off-premise signs and you are invited to attend.

  • Being a Cynthiana institution

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • Rohs presents hit comedy for last weekend in April

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    James Smith, director of the upcoming new comedy at Rohs Opera House, invites everyone to meet the Turpins, a family that’s barely holding it together. A family so dysfunctional, it’s laugh-out-loud funny.

  • Church Street couple are Cubs fans to the core

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    The four unmistakable signs of spring time in Cynthiana, Kentucky: The Cynthiana Democrat’s Home and Garden Show, the opening of the Farmer’s Market at Flat Run Veterans’ Park, dogwoods and tulips in full bloom, and the annual unfurling of the Chicago Cubs flags in the front yard of Jamie and Karan Russell’s home.

  • Runner charged with assault of officer

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    A Harrison County man remains in jail after being charged with assault of a police officer.
    Christopher Combs, 29, was arrested Thursday night after police were called to a fight on Fourth Street.
    According to Ptl. Joe Warden of the Cynthiana Police Department, Combs was one of the parties involved in the fight.
    When Warden advised Combs that he had an outstanding warrant from a Fayette County indictment, Combs jumped from the porch and began running from the area.

  • Check your self-interests at the door

    After a month of hearing updates on the progress of the courthouse renovation, curiosity finally got the best of me and I walked inside the building just to, you know, see what was going on.
    Of course,  I made sure to check with Trace Creek workers just to make sure my presence wasn’t going to cause them any major safety concerns.

  • Fillies spank Fleming County 10-3 Monday for 6th straight win

    After a slow start to the season the Harrison County Fillies won their sixth straight game Monday with a come-from-behind win over Fleming County.
    The Fillies spotted the Lady Panthers two runs in the second inning. They answered by scoring five times in the fourth inning and again in the sixth for the 10-3 win.
    Fleming County posted a single run in the seventh inning, but that was all they could muster.

  • Thorobreds drop third straight as South Laurel rolls 12-0

    Harrison County pitching walked seven, hit three batters and gave up nine hits in a 12-0 loss to South Laurel on Friday.  
    The Thorobreds also made four errors as they picked the wrong time to have a poor outing.  
    South Laurel came in with a 9-1 record and took control early scoring four times in the first and five more in the second inning.  
    Harrison County used seven pitchers with only Mark Taylor able to pitch effectively. The Cardinals’ sophomore Braden Miller allowed just three hits and a walk in the complete game effort.  

  • Did you know?

    Home and Garden Show next weekend
    Cynthiana’s Home and Garden Show will be next weekend at the Burley Marketing Coop on U.S. 27 North.
    The show will begin at  9 a.m. Saturday, April 26, and at 12 p.m. on Sunday, April 27. Closing is at 4 p.m. both days.
    Admission is on non-perishable food item per person. All donations will go to the Harrison County Food Pantry.
    The show will feature nearly 70 booths as well as food and drink booths.

    KSP benefit for Trooper Island
    is May 10