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  • Seat belt enforcement campaign gets underway May 20

    “Click it or ticket,” the slogan says it all.
    The summer campaign will kick off May 20 and continue through June 4, according to Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Department.
    Gross said it’s important for passengers and drivers to be buckled in whenever in a vehicle. Statistics prove a direct correlation between motorist/passenger safety and seat belt usage.
    He said that nearly 50 percent of motorists traveling at night do not wear their seat belts.

  • Krubaloo’s hosting fundraiser May 25

    Krubaloo’s Restaurant will host a fundraising event for the Mud and Guts Tough Mudder Team on Friday, May 25 beginning at 7 p.m.
    All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.
    Tickets, which are available at Krubaloo’s, Biancke’s or by calling Wende Lesak at 931-704-4996, are $15 per person, $25 couple or $10 for veterans.
    An all-you-can-eat buffet will begin serving at 7 p.m. and continue through 10 p.m. Also starting at 7 and ending at 9 p.m. will be a silent auction.

  • Thorobreds win track region, Fillies fourth

    While qualifying 12 individuals and three relays for this Friday’s KHSAA state meet the Harrison County Thorobreds won the Class AA, Region 4 Meet Saturday outdistancing Lexington Catholic 126 to 108.  
    Covington Catholic was third with 76 points but the meet came down to a two-team battle for the biggest part of the day.  In fact, with the 4 x 400 relay and the triple jump remaining the score was tied between the two rivals.  

  • Breds win Senior Night battle with Camels

    Six senior Harrison County baseball players and two stat girls were feted before the game Tuesday night as the Thorobreds hosted Campbell County on Senior Night.  
    Xavier Carter, Jeffrey Faulconer, Hunter Hill, Paul Jones, Justin Nutter and Josh Young were given commemorative baseball bats in honor of their senior year with the Thorobreds as well as scholarships from the Harrison County Baseball Alumni Association.  
    The stat girls, Abby Besson and Katelin Martin were given plaques in recognition of the service they have given to the program.  

  • Precinct incorrect on voter postcards

    The voting location for central precinct was incorrect on the postcards mailed last week, according to Harrison County clerk Linda Furnish. However, the charts in last week’s  Cynthiana Democrat were correct.
    The correct voting location for the Central precinct is Westside Elementary School, 1585 KY 356 Cynthiana, KY.
    New postcards with the correct voting location will be printed and mailed to voters in the Central precinct this week.

  • State offices on May 22 primary ballot

    With Primary Election Day less than one week away, Secretary of State and Chief Election Official Alison Lundergan Grimes urges voters to educate themselves about the candidates for whom they are eligible to vote.
    “Voting is a responsibility all Kentuckians should take seriously,” said Grimes. “I encourage voters to educate themselves about the candidates and make informed choices on May 22.”
    Offices on the primary ballot this year include:
    President of the United States
    United States Representative

  • Mothers' Day flowers

    Curves of Cynthiana raffled off a Mother’s Day flower along with several gift certificates worth over $300. The total raffle proceeds of $427 went to Relay for Life. Hailey Herrington was the winner and her mother, Marlene Herrington, was the special mother that received the gift.

  • 3M Ingenuity Grant

    On behalf of the 3M Foundation and 3M Cynthiana, a 3M Ingenuity Grant in the amount of $9,916 was presented to Sarah Moll and Shari Klausman at Harrison County Middle School. The grant money will be used towards the purchase of science classroom materials to help with the project “Sparking Student Interest and Achievement” program. Pictured are:

  • Fillies close home season with Senior Night

    The Harrison County Fillies sent their three seniors off in style Monday night as they rolled past the Paris Lady Hounds, 9-2, on Shirley Field.  
    Seniors Lucinda Boyers, Tracey Hicks and Emalee Little were honored before the game on Monday.  
    Hicks then set the Paris girls down in order in the top of the first striking out two batters.  She then led off the Fillies’ half inning with a single and scored on Ashley Coppage’s double to give her team the lead.