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Today's News

  • Local Friends of the public library to have first meeting

    On March 1, 2013 Harrison County residents Carla Keller, Jeanine Lister and Bill McCann incorporated a new non-profit -- Friends of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library, Inc. The new group will have a public organizational meeting at 5:30 on Tuesday, March 12 in the Charles Feix Community room of the Cynthiana Public Library. The meeting will last about one hour and is open to all who wish to attend.

  • Theme: Famous Inventors

    ACROSS
    1. Squirrel away
    6. Young newt
    9. They put the bitter in beer
    13. Jousting pole
    14. Tap choice
    15. Bone-chilling
    16. Cast member
    17. Greater than the whole?
    18. Dismal
    19. *Cotton gin inventor
    21. Do this for a waltz, e.g.
    23. *___ Isaac Newton
    24. Shirts on their backs, e.g.
    25. Farmer’s ___
    28. Turkish honorific
    30. Lots
    35. Brother of Jacob
    37. Uh-oh
    39. Poet’s “below”
    40. Slash mark

  • Cub scouts graduate
  • KET: Education Matters explores Environmental Education in Kentucky

    The next Education Matters, “Environmental Education in Kentucky,” explores how environmental education helps Kentucky students master science and other academic content through engaging hands-on learning experiences that demonstrate how their choices and actions affect the world around them. The program airs Monday, March 18 at 9/8 p.m. on KET.

  • Stock Chart
  • Students of the month
  • HCHS Band Student
  • Jump Rope for Heart
  • School Menus

    March 11-15
    * Menus are submitted to the Cynthiana Democrat by Harrison County Schools and are subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Scrambled eggs, toast w/jelly, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, toasted cheese sandwich, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Blueberry muffins or cereal, gogurt, fresh fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: No School

  • Retierment Plan still tops state's list

    Long before this year’s legislative session began, my colleagues in the House and Senate and I knew the biggest task before us would be putting the retirement systems for state and local governments on firmer financial ground.
    These systems were doing extremely well as recently as a decade ago, but the country’s two recessions since then have hit them especially hard, much as they have shrunk the state’s budget, which has been cut $1.6 billion over the last five years.