Today's News

  • Correction

    A headline in last week’s Cynthiana Democrat may have been misleading.

     Former Blue Grass Energy director Larry Willis died at 7:38 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, while a patient at Morgan County Appalachian Regional Healthcare, according to a spokesperson for the Kentucky Department of Corrections.

  • Harvest of Hopes offers community a Thanksgiving dinner

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    For those who may be spending Thanksgiving alone with no special meal to commemorate the day, there is hope ... Harvest of Hope.

    Unity Christmas Church members and volunteers are preparing 1,200 meals for Thanksgiving day.

  • Main Street Program adds holiday market to Christmas parade

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    After Thanksgiving dinner and the Black Friday blitz, The Cynthiana Main Street Program invites everyone to enjoy the rest of their holiday weekend shopping in Cynthiana. 

  • HCHS Bowling
  • Sports beat

    Meet the Fillies and Breds Friday
    Meet the Fillies and Breds Friday at 6 PM on the Hilltop
    The Harrison County High School basketball Fillies and Breds will be in exhibition Friday night at 6 p.m. as they prepare to open the 2014-15 season.  
    The bowling, wrestling, archery and dance teams along with the band and cheerleaders have also been invited to attend.    

  • Is it up to the NFL?

    Adrian Peterson has been suspended for the remainder of the 2014-15 season by the National Football League for not upholding the league’s player conduct rules.  
    He joins Ray Rice as the two players whose non-drug-related, off-field actions have prevented them from playing at all this season.  
    One big difference in the punishment of the two players is that Peterson, until now, has been paid while Rice has not.  

  • Thorobreds football holds 2014 banquet

    The Harrison County High School football team held its season-ending banquet Thursday evening in the high school cafeteria.   
    The event was emceed by WCYN radio sportscaster Jim Swinford and featured a meal prepared by B&B Catering.  
    Dr. Rick Arnold, HCHS graduate and super booster, was the guest speaker for the banquet.  
    Arnold reminisced about the history of Cynthiana and Harrison County sports dating back to the community schools such as Oddville and Sunrise to the current schools on the Hilltop.  

  • HCMS cheerleaders
  • HCHS Cheerleaders win 10th Region Championships, on to state in December

    The Harrison County High School cheerleaders, competing in the small division, won the 10th Region Championship Saturday. They defeated George Rogers Clark and Campbell County for the title.  
    The small division, which indicates 12 girls competing, is the most difficult of the competition. Not only because 12 girls are competing, but also because the perennial top teams are in this division.  

  • Eighth grade Colts win invitational tournament with big win over Nicholas

    Harrison County Middle School’s Invitational Tournament had very good results for the eighth grade team as they easily won the championship game Saturday, 66-26, over Nicholas County.  
    Thomas Thompson led the Colts in scoring with 11 points while Quentin Turley scored nine. Spencer Free and Quentin Pratt each tallied eight points.  
    The Colts jumped out to a 19-0 lead after one quarter and the game was never in doubt.