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Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Give gratitude
    6. *In the manner of, French
    9. Etna output
    13. Saintly glows
    14. Filling station filler
    15. Never say this?
    16. Outhouse
    17. FedEx competitor
    18. Gallery opening, e.g.
    19. *Firm to the bite, Italian
    21. *Agreement, French
    23. Luau welcome
    24. Prep flour for baking
    25. Public house, for short
    28. Sudden break
    30. Tapioca in primordial stage
    35. Beehive state
    37. Stewie Griffin’s bed

  • School Menus

    May 16-20
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini French toast or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast sliders or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Waffles or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • News briefs

    Homemakers Community Day is Friday
    The Harrison County Extension Homemakers Community Day will be held Friday, May 6 starting at 9 a.m. on the courthouse square. Bake sale, plants and several vendors offering hand made crafts, soaps, embroidery work, and many other items.
    Lunch available from the Harrison County Cattlemen Association.
    Bloodmobile on site. In case of rain the event will move to the Presbyterian Church.

    MCC/LVC
    graduation
    ceremonies
    are May 9

  • New CPD officer sworn in
  • In-person early voting with excuse for May Primary open across Kentucky

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 29, 2016) – Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced today that in-person absentee voting for the May 17 Primary Election is open across the Commonwealth. All counties must allow in-person absentee voting at least 12 working days before the election.

  • Restaurateur returns home with Jake’s Diner

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Jake’s Diner opened in Cynthiana on April 24, and by all accounts, business is booming.
    Co-owner Larry White is returning to Cynthiana after 20 years and likes what he has seen so far.

  • Local artist chosen for Derby celebration

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free,” said Renaissance artist  and sculptor Michelangelo Buonarroti.
    Harrison County artist and sculptor Ben Mansur feels the same way, except his medium is wood, not stone.
    Mansur is one of 15 Kentucky artists, who will exhibit and sell their work during the Governor’s Derby Celebration, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday, May 7, on the lawn of the Old State Capitol.

  • Potential property for CFD discussed

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    In executive session at its meeting on Tuesday night, the Cynthiana City Commission agreed to allow Mayor James Smith to act on its behalf to negotiate with an un-named private land-owner to acquire property ear-marked as a site for construction of a new fire department.

  • Fifteen indictments handed down by grand jury

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Fourteen people were indicted by the Harrison County Grand Jury on Tuesday, May 3, including two women involved in a downtown stabbing on March 30.
    Sonja Kiskaden was indicted on first degree assault charges and first degree burglary charges in the alleged stabbing of Teresa Barnes. Her bail was set at $100,000.

  • FRANKFORT FOCUS A legislative perspective on the General Assembly

      FRANKFORT – The General Assembly may have wrapped up its work on April 15th, but this year’s legislative session didn’t technically end until last Wednesday, when Governor Bevin signed or vetoed the final bills the House and Senate had sent to him before adjourning.
    The great news is that we now have a budget in place for the next two years that moves Kentucky forward while addressing the serious financial problems our state retirement systems are facing.