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Today's News

  • Tom Leach, “The Voice of the Wildcats”

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    A small-town boy from neighboring Paris, Ky., has achieved his childhood dream and followed in the footsteps of the legendary Cawood Ledford and  his successor, Ralph Hacker, to become the “Voice of the Wildcats,” but has not forgotten his roots.
    Tom Leach, the radio play-by-play announcer for the University of Kentucky Wildcat’s basketball and football teams, began his career following the Bourbon County Colonels and the Paris Greyhounds.

  • Viewpoint pictures
  • Christmas... here again, and right on time

    The holiday season seems to come in the front door just as we push the last of the hoses and garden tools to the garage. And here it is again, right on time. We have the turkey and fixin’s behind us and now it’s time to settle in for the long, festive Christmas season.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Nov. 28 -- Karen L. Myers, 41, was arrested on warrants for failure to appear from Harrison and Scott counties. She was also served two criminal summonses for Harrison County for theft by unlawful taking under $500.
    Nov. 29 -- Kyler L. Snapp, 19, was arrested on Old Lair Road and charged with possession of marijuana, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle and person 18-20 possession/purchase or having another purchase alcohol.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S REPORT
    CITATIONS
    Nov. 27--Dep. Joe Daniel served a complaint warrant from Harrison District Court to Britney Northcutt for theft by unlawful taking.
    Nov. 30--Dep. Joe Daniel cited Zachary D. Pollitt with criminal trespassing, 2nd degree; driving on a suspended license, 1st offense; failure of non-owner operator to maintain required insurance; no registration plates and possession of marijuana.
    INCIDENTS

  • Viewpoint

    In just a few short weeks the news staff will be wrapping up 2017 with the top stories of the year.
    When former WCYN Coffee Break host Rick Chasteen was on the air, he and I liked to compare notes for the top stories of the year. Generally, we were pretty close.
    Admittedly, I had the upper hand because I had the entire year’s worth of Cynthiana Democrat’s to look back on. He had to do it by memory.
    That year in review will be published the first week in January.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Nov. 21, 2017
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Betty “BB” Asher, 1990, probation revocation hearing; probation violation - admission to allegations, probation revoked, 2 year sentence imposed.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 27, 2017
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Laura Myrtle Mason, probation hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    In re: Heather Ladick Cervas, probation hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Robynwood Apt. vs. Amanda Florence, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
    Tina Michelle Maybrier vs. Adam Ray Knipper, motion hour; amended IPO authorizes contact but to continue counseling.
    FELONY CASES

  • Help for meth users and what to look for

    Narconon New Life Retreat  (Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation and Education) wants everyone to be aware of the following signs when it comes to methamphetamine addiction: Hyperactivity, insomnia, weight loss, and tooth decay.
    Report suspicious activity to law enforcement officials and keep your loved ones safe from the dangers of meth addiction.
    To learn more about meth addiction, visit: www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/drug-abuse-information/signs-of-methamphe....

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS
    Frances Smith, by and through her co-guardians, Clifton Ritchie, Sandy Ritchie and J.B. Ritchie to Fred A. Swartzentruber and Fannie J. Swartzentruber, property located in Harrison and Nicholas Counties on Morning Glory Road, $54,000.
    Frances M. Sabella to Buntheum LA and Sreytouch Tauch, property located on Pine Street in the Reynolds Estate Addition (Lot 16 in Block B), $79,800.
    Susan Ulinski Forsyth and Thimothy Forsyth to Michael C. Ulinski, property located on Waits Road Land Division, $120,000.