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Today's News

  • Kamryn Rae Burns

    Kamryn Rae Burns was born to Justin and Kristin Burns of Cynthiana on April 24, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz. and is welcomed by her brother Caleb Burns and sister Kendyl Burns.
    Maternal grandparents are Johnny and Kitty Curtis of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are the late William and Thaddues Brown of Cynthiana, and the late Clarence and Christia Curtis of Cynthiana.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Feb. 23, 1928 -- (Cromwell’s Comments) - “In 1878, J. A. Brown purchased what was then known as the ‘Broadwell’ home, later known as the Elks’ Home, now the site of several beautiful residences (corner of Pike Street, Clifton Road). At that time it was an ideal location for that which it afterwards became, ‘Harrison Female College’ as the old residence had many rooms of ample size and the surrounding grounds were spacious and well shaded.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brooklynn Paige Gaunce, May 10, daughter of Tony and Christin Gaunce; Hunter Dwayne Linville, May 18, son of David and Angela Linville; Tommi Ann Russell, May 9, daughter of Robbie Russell and Melody Morgan.
    Snappy Tomato, a Northern Kentucky pizza delivery chain, opened in Cynthiana on June 2, and is located at 219-9 Walnut St. (Bridge Street Shopping Center). Mike Gayhart is the owner of the new business.

  • Water Aerobics to begin June 17

    A Water Aerobics class will begin Monday, June 17 and continue through Monday, Sept. 2. Classes will meet at the Cynthiana Country Club pool from 9-10 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Fees for the class are $50, payable to the Cynthiana Country Club, plus $1 for each class attended, paid to the instructor.
    The $50 fee is waived if the participant is a full or limited member of the Country Club. Registration will be immediately before class on June 17.
    For more information call Kelley Brunker at 859-234-4898.

  • Boy Scout Troop 76
  • Local Soldier Support Group has care packages ready to ship overseas

    Local agencies have been hard at work to ensure the 149 Vertical Engineering company feels right at home in Afghanistan.
    In May, the Harrison County Soldier Support Group began requesting items for the 149th Vertical Engineering Company based out of the Cynthiana National Guard.
    Through the help and support from local businesses and citizens, items have been collected for the military care packages to be shipped to Afghanistan in the next few weeks.
    Over 1,000 items have been collected for the troops so far. However, the drive will not end just yet.

  • Academic briefs

    Ronette Jones has achieved the honor of being named to the Honor Roll at Kentucky Christian University for the 2013 Spring semester. The Honor Roll is granted to full-time students who earn a grade point average of 3.3 to 3.74.
    Jones is the child of Paul Ralph Jones and Paulette Jones, both of Cynthiana, and is a 2010 graduate of Jones Home School and majors in worship and Bible at KCU.

  • Academic briefs

    Olivia Mae Faulkner graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry on May 5, 2013 with a Doctorate of Dental Medicine.
    Faulkner is a 2009 graduate of Western Kentucky University and a 2005 Harrison County High School graduate.  She is the daughter of Dr. Bill and Jackie Faulkner of Cynthiana. She will be practicing in New Bern, N.C.

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  • 3M provides grant to the Cynthiana-Harrison County Relay for Life

    The 3M Foundation has donated $1,250 to the American Cancer Foundation in recognition of volunteers Brandy Fizette, Vickie Taylor, Glenna Ward, Bonnie Mitchell and Marcella Jones commitment to the community. The volunteers have donated 25 hours each to Relay for Life.
    “3M employees and retirees generously give their time and skills to help improve lives,” said Kimberly Price, vice-president, 3M Community Affairs. “We are pleased to recognize their commitment to their communities.”