Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    April 4--Dep. Robert Peak served a bench warrant from Harrison District Court to Brittany Dennis for failure to appear.
    April 4--Dep. Dean Hutchison served a bench warrant from Harrison Family Court to Joshua Stanfield for failure to appear.
    April 5--Dep. Joe Daniel worked a single-vehicle accident on KY 36, five miles west of Cynthiana. Tryna L. Thomas said that she could not see due to the glare from the sun and ran off the road, striking a fence post.

  • Clarification

    The Elizabeth Williams whose name appeared in last week’s Cynthana Democrat Records, is not the same Libby Williams who was the owner of The Flower Box Florist.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Case reports
    April 2 -- At 7:55 p.m., police received a tip of possible drug activity on Shawnee Drive.
    April 3 -- At 11:58 p.m., Johnathan M. Denniston, Leawood Drive, reported that he has been received threatening calls and text messages on his cell phone.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 3, 2017
    Estate of Dorothy Townsend Mooney, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Norma Salisbury, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven, order entered, bond approved.
    Eagle Financial Services, Inc. vs. Michelle Armstrong, motion hour; default judgment.
    Toyota Motor Credit Corporation vs. Charles B. Sebring, motion hour; not present, order entered.

  • Bluegrass Greensource presents fourth annual Main Street Clean Sweep

    Main Street Clean Sweep will take place in Cynthiana on Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Harrison County Court  
    House.Bluegrass Greensource provides volunteers an event t-shirt (as long as supplies last) bags, gloves, and litter grabbers. Individuals, families, clubs, organizations, and businesses are encouraged to volunteer, and may register at www.bggreensource.org/main-street-clean-sweep/.

  • Community Service Block Grant Plan and Budget available for public review

    Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties announces that its 2017-2018 Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Plan and Budget Proposal is available for public review. The plan reflects assessment of low-income community needs and the Council’s CSBG budget for July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 as well as projected outcomes for the same period.

  • Grant helps adult students earn college credit

    Adult Kentuckians who are interested in taking college classes may be eligible for a Go Higher Grant from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
    The maximum award amount is $1,000.
    Recipients must be at least 24 years old and be enrolled less than half-time at a participating Kentucky college. They must show financial need and must be U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents. They must also be working on their first undergraduate degree.

  • LBAR announces Harrison County real estate sales in 2017 first quarter

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in first quarter 2017 with 34 reported sales totaling $3,773,664. Sales continue to be a driving force in Harrison County economy.


    A story in the March 30 issue of The Cynthiana Democrat incorrectly identified Donald Herrington as being part of the fall drug round-up. Herrington was actually arrested following a traffic stop.

  • Harrison County Skills Chapter competes in Regional competition

    Recently, 22 members of the Harrison County Skills Chapter competed in the Regional Skills USA Competition. On April 19, six members will go on to the State Skills USA Conference in Louisville.
    Those headed to state competition next week are: Spencer Gray, Cab Making Design; William Mattox, Carpentry 1; Trent Evans, Job Skill Demo Open; Elliot Rognstad, Precision Machining; Colton Underwood, Welding 1; and Kyle Robinson, Wood Sculpture.
    Below are the regional winners: