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Today's News

  • Fiscal Court gets one step closer to 2014 budget

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court is one step closer to finalizing its budget for 2014 after discussing county salaries.
    During the second budget workshop, which was held last Tuesday, April 2, the fiscal court took a good look at salaries for county employees.
    However, much time was spent discussing issues brought up by the fiscal court about the Economic Development budget and request for increase in pay for its director.

  • Church News

    WAREAGLE MINISTRIES
    Wareagle Ministries Praise and Worship Center invites all to come and worship. Come as you are.
    Sunday services are 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Austin Munoz is the pastor.
    The center is located at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky., (behind the data center). For more information call 859-954-1573 or email to wareagleministries@yahoo.com.
    HARRICYN UNITED
    METHODIST COUNCIL

  • What makes you happy?

    I listen to a weekly podcast on NPR called “Pop Culture Happy Hour,” four people discussing movies, TV, music and other pop culture topics.
    At the end of every show they go around the table and say what’s making them happy that week.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 11
    Northside Council. Northside Site Based Council will meet Thursday, April 11 at 3:45 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, April 11 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will meet Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m. at 113 W. Pike Str. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, April 12

  • School Menus

    April 15-19
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Cheesy eggs w/toast or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Muffins or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Pancakes w/sausage or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • Correction

    In last week’s issue of The Cynthiana Democrat, Dancing with the Stars was incorrectly stated as being sponsored by the Harrison County Dance Team. The event this year was sponsored by the Harrison County Relay for Life.

  • Don’t be fooled by letters, calls that promise winnings

    Hold your breath waiting for a new me.
    When I opened my email this morning, I discovered that I can “melt away” belly fat with a fascinating new paint.
    Paint?
    That’s what it said. However, after reading beyond the heading, I found it was a miraculous plant.
    If I would click the link I could find out more.
    Or, another email boasted being able to teach a language in just 10 days!
    I have my doubts.

  • New laws added to help secure state retirement

    For the better part of the past year, there was no doubt what the biggest issue of the 2013 Regular Session would be: Stabilizing our public retirement systems for state and local government employees and their retirees.
    Initially, it seemed as if the House and Senate would not be able to find common ground as both sides took different approaches to solve the problem.  
    With the help of Gov. Beshear, however, leaders from both chambers were able to sit down and find a way that most members could support.

  • EDA director updates Chamber on working projects

    “It’s only going to get better from here,” Darlene Bussell told a group of Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber members at a luncheon last week.
    Bussell, who is executive director of the Harrison County Economic Development Authority, said there are several projects in the works that will be improving unemployment figures.
    She said much of what she is working on must remain confidential to meet the criteria for earning Cabinet for Economic Development incentives.

  • Central Kentucky Strongman Classic