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Today's News

  • Stubbs-Campbell to marry Dec. 31

    Linda Stubbs and Mark Stubbs announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Samantha Stubbs to Anthony Campbell, son of Steve and Rebecca Campbell.
    The wedding will take place Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. at Leesburg Christian Church. All friends and family are invited to attend this special day.

  • Franklins celebrate 50th anniversary
  • Bell ringers needed

    The Harrison County Service Unit of the Salvation Army kicked off the annual Bell ringer Campaign on Friday, Nov. 23.  Bell ringer volunteers are manning the kettle posts each Friday and Saturday until Christmas Eve.  Kettle posts are located at Walmart, Ken’s NewMarket, Speedway and Biancke’s from 4 to 8 p.m. each Friday and Saturday.  Each volunteer works a  two-hour shift in support of this community project.  More volunteers are  needed.  You can help by contacting Darwin Root at 234-2156 or John Hodge at 234-6033.

  • Christmas Variety Show is Saturday

    The Cynthiana Kiwanis Club will be sponsoring the Christmas Variety Show on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Harrison County High School auditorium. Proceeds will be used to give gifts to the less fortunate in Harrison County and the Holiday Community Projects.
    This year’s Christmas program will feature Mark Comley, Ventriloquist, and David Cottrell, magician.
    For advance tickets call 859-234-8450, at the door or online at mstickets@att.net. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and children, five and under are admitted free.
     

  • Telephone Operators Celebrate 50th Reunion
  • Letters to Santa needed

    Once again, The Cynthiana Democrat has agreed to help Santa Claus out with his mail.
    Letters to Santa will be printed in the Dec. 20 issue so be sure to get them here early because there will be no second chance.
    Letters must be received in the office no later than Monday, Dec. 10. Don’t disappoint Santa, grandparents, aunts and uncles who look forward to seeing those letters published.
    Letters may be dropped off at the Cynthiana Democrat Office, 302 Webster Ave.; mailed to P.O. Box 160; or email to rsmiley@cynthianademocrat.com.

  • Harrison County Live is Dec. 7 and 8

    Christmas Harrison County Live will sport the talent of not only high schoolers this year, but middle school singers as well.
    Harrison County High School choir director Michelle Hassall has always been known to enjoy a challenge and this year’s Christmas HCL is nothing less than a challenge.
    On Dec. 7 and 8, over 150 students will fill the stage to bring Christmas cheer to the audience.

  • Kentucky writer in Cynthiana for Thanksgiving

    Noted Kentucky author, Al Fritsch, Ph.D., S.J., was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Kerr, Phillips Lane, on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22.
    Fritsch, parish priest of St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church in Ravenna and Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church in Stanton, Ky., is a prolific writer whose works include Mountain Moments (photographs by Warren Brunner) and Water Sounds. His website earthhealing.info has reached over one million readers. The site focuses on humankind’s shared reliance on the beauty and sanctity of the earth.

  • Beef Cattle Association
  • Court says no more family insurance on new hires

    Harrison County Fiscal Court decided to cut insurance costs by no longer paying 100 percent of premiums on future county employee dependants and spouses.
    Insurance may well have been the main topic for the Harrison County Fiscal Court as magistrates were forced to consider future insurance premium costs.
    Personnel committee chairman William Fritz brought before the court the ongoing issue and concern of paying 100 percent of insurance for county employees and their families.