Today's News

  • Reunions

    Cynthiana High School Alumni Banquet will be held Saturday, June 27 at the Harrison County Extension Office. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., meal to follow.
    The Class of 1950 will celebrate their 65th year reunion. Everyone is welcome.

    The Ruddles Mills Consolidated School reunion will be held at the Ruddles Mills Christian Church, Ruddles Mills, Ky., on Saturday, June 27. Fellowship begins at 5 p.m. A potluck meal (bring a covered dish) will be served at 5:30 p.m.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, June 30, 1938 -- “The Whaley Funeral Home will soon be among those places in Cynthiana to have air conditioning. Workmen started the installation of the equipment Tuesday and the machinery will be working very shortly. A factory expert from the Frigidaire Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, is on the job assisted by workmen from Adams & Moore, local distributors of Frigidaire products in Cynthiana.”

  • Bold blooming tropicals

    There is nothing like a tropical plant for bold, bright blooms in your summer outdoor living space.  
    It is the perfect environment because most tropicals like the bright light and heat and humidity that summer brings.
    We baby them through the winter months, waiting for the threat of frost to past so we can bring them outdoors for a breath of fresh, warm air.  

  • HCMS Honor Roll

    The Harrison County Middle School Honor Roll for the fourth nine-weeks includes:
    Sixth Grade - All A’s
    Kendall Box, Makayla Brewer, Emma Courtney, Emily Crowther, Alec Davisson, Liza Jane Gossett, Hailey Herrington, Madelyn Jones, Amber Kern, Adyson Lakes, Morgynne Lunsford, Caden Maners, Patrick Marshall, Laurel McDaniel, Sara McLoney, Kaylee Brooke Northcutt, Austin  Pack, Molly Perkins, Aaron Pickett, Emma Ratliff, J.D. Soard, Jensen Sullivan, Raven Sullivan, Jaelyn Terhune, Bailey Thompson.
    Sixth Grade - A/B

  • Academic briefs

    University of Pikeville Chancellor and Interim President Paul E. Patton has released the names of the top students for the spring 2015 semester. To qualify for the President’s List, students must be  full-time and receive a grade point average of 4.0.
    Harrison County’s Wesley G. Barnett is included on the spring President’s List.

  • Uniform

    Jordan Kellione, son of Mark and Tiffany Kellione of Cynthiana, has completed a five-month boot camp and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
    Kellione left Kentucky on Jan. 26 and will graduate on Thursday, June 18. He is a military police in the National Guard.
    He graduated from Harrison County High  School in 2012 and attends Georgetown College where he plays football for the Tigers and is studying to be an athletic trainer.

  • A’s remain undefeated with 8-3 win over Cardinals

    The A’s took their season record to 11-0 Friday night as they eased past the error-prone Cardinals, 8-3, in Cal Ripken action.  
    The A’s scored two unearned runs in the bottom of the first on a Jacob Craycraft single, a walk to Logan Cummins and an error by the Cardinal third baseman to take a lead they would never surrender.  
    Cummins pitched the complete game for the A’s allowing only one hit while walking eight Cardinals.  

  • Signing with Georgetown College
  • HCHS track holds post season program

    Coaches Danny Simpson and Robert Walker hosted the post-season awards program for the Fillies and Thorobreds track teams Saturday.  
    The event was held at the Harrison County Extension Office and featured a lunch before the ceremony.  Attendance was depleted some due to conflicting summer basketball, baseball and soccer events.  
    After lunch, Simpson began the program by thanking the track boosters especially Lesa Palmer, who heads up the group.  

  • Things I don’t understand

    I am constantly amazed by human behavior and how other people think and act on a daily basis as well as in sports.  
    This column will be dedicated to what I consider to be strange things in sports.
    A couple of the strange items happened Sunday night before and during the Reds visit to the Cubs at Wrigley Field.  
    First, the pregame lasted about 45 minutes, almost all of which talked about the resurgent Cubs and their “stars,” rookie Kris Bryant and first baseman Anthony Rizzo.