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Today's News

  • School Menus

    Jan. 4-8

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

    TUESDAY: Sausage biscuit or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: French toast sticks w/syrup or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

    THURSDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

  • A scooter for Christmas

    Christmas columns are not hard to write in Cynthiana. You never have to look far to find someone who is trying to make this holiday season brighter for someone else, many times without even knowing the recipient of that good cheer.

    But despite the abundance of good this holiday season - whether its Christmas boxes filled with food or donated toys for children - it’s always refreshing and inspiring to see people helping people.

    The Dailey family is used to helping people. They pull vehicles out of all corners of the earth on a daily basis.

  • Looking at Cynthiana from heaven’s angle

    Cynthiana never looked so beautiful.

    I’ve seen Cynthiana from the air before. I’ve been in the passenger seat of small planes that took off and landed at our own airstrip with the capable pilots of first, Reed Anderson many years ago, then Doug Coy, and Jim Wornall. I’ve also flown with Richard Colvin from the Pendleton County airport.

    But nothing had prepared me for breathtaking  sights to be seen from the backseat of an ultralight.

  • Court must consider local economy in salary vote

    During last week’s Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting, county leaders discussed giving pay raises to county employees.

    Judge Alex Barnett recommended a 5 percent increase “based on the financial condition” of the county.

    From the discussions around the table it appeared magistrates were weighing in on both sides of the issue. However, all were in agreement that the men and women who make up the county’s payroll work hard. That’s never been the issue.

  • Breds lose overtime battle in LaRue semi final, 41-39

    “We did not deserve to win, we shot poorly. We looked tired, our guards looked tired,” lamented Coach Mike Reitz after his team fell to Webster County 41-39 in overtime Tuesday night. 

    This was the second game in as many nights for the Harrison County Thorobreds as they played in the National Guard Classic at LaRue County High School.

    Poor shooting was the problem, which was due to poor shot selection, for the most part. 

    Webster County has a good defensive team aided by its ability to play nine players without missing a beat.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Dec. 31

    Health Dept. Closings. The Health Department will be closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for New Years.

    Clerk's Office Closings. The Harrison County Clerk's office will be closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

    Library Closing. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will be closing at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31 and will reopen on Saturday, Jan. 2 at 9 a.m.

    SUNDAY, Jan. 3

  • Farm Conservation Cost Share programs available, now accepting applications

    The Pendleton County Conservation District and USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service is now accepting applications for cost share programs. The programs include the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost-Share program (State Cost Share) and the Federal Farm Bill programs; Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP).

  • Wrestling team wins 5, loses 6 in Super Duals

    In the Region 7 Super Duals, Harrison County had some outstanding individual efforts and results, but over all injuries and Murphy’s Law led to a not so pleasing team total. 

    In the 12-team duals hosted by Montgomery County, the Thorobreds were matched in two days against 10 of the 11 opponents. 

    Harrison County started with a good match against the host Indians as they defeated Montgomery County by a 57-27 score. This match had to be on or before Dec. 16. 

  • Meeting time isn’t conducive for citizens

    Since the middle of August, The Cynthiana Democrat has published four articles and five letters to the editor regarding the proposed zone change at the Business Park.

    By now, readers are aware that United Propane Gas asked for the zone change in the corner lot of the industrial park, which neighbors Connersville Pike.

    The proposed request asked that the lot be rezoned ‘heavy industrial’ to allow for the storage of propane gas.

  • Kara Lee Eubanks

    Kara Lee Eubanks

    Kara Lee Eubanks was born to Ashley Perez and Josh Eubanks of Cynthiana on Dec. 18, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by her brother, Mason King.