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Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 28
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Navigators, 1317 U.S. Hwy. 62 East. George R. Karvel, Ph. D., will discuss and sign his book The Kentucky Raider, which tells of General John Hunt Morgan’s Kentucky raids in context with Union General Edward Hobson’s capture and his order book that Dr. Karvel has in his possession.

  • Highway safety project coming to Harrison County

    COVINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 26, 2017) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 office would like to notify the public that a $128,004 highway safety project is in progress on several state routes in District 6, including Ky 36 from the Grant County-Harrison County line, into Cynthiana.

  • School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Pancake sausage or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Mini French toast or cereal, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast slider or cereal, or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Banana muffin or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Breakfast bun or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.

    SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY
    MONDAY: Gogurt, granola bites, apple, fresh fruit, juice, milk.

  • Thriller on Main will return Saturday, Oct. 21 for dance

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Thriller on Main will make a return engagement on Saturday, Oct. 21.
    This year, the family of Connor Harrison will head up the spook-tacular evening of dancing, food and drink in downtown Cynthiana.

  • The answers are always up to Him...always

    It was one of the post-Irma, pre-power-turned-back-on days and my husband and I were at a local restaurant for dinner.
    A man sitting next to us recognized me as “the lady from the newspaper,” and we started talking about the hurricane we had just survived and how God had spared us.
    The man confessed that he wasn’t a regular churchgoer, maybe went four or five times a year, but he was for sure going to go to church that Sunday.
    “God answered the prayers of people who prayed,” he said.

  • What if churches evangelized together?

    By Dr. Ted Beam,
    Guest columnist
    First United Methodist
    When God called Abraham to pray for Sodom and Gomorrah, recorded in Genesis 18, what was at stake? The salvation of the entire communities.
    When God sent Jonah to preach in Nineveh what were the stakes? The salvation of the entire community.
    When Ezra prayed for safe travel, recorded in Ezra 8, where was God sending him? God was sending Ezra to rebuild the religious activity and commitment of the city of Jerusalem.  

  • Church News

    GRIEFSHARE SESSIONS
    A 13-week GriefShare session will be offered for grieving/hurting people who have lost loved ones, on Sundays from 5-7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 302 E. Pike St.
    The sessions will begin Aug. 28 and the public is urged to attend and can join at any time.
    For more information contact Leona Bell at 859-954-5070. You may also find information on the facebook page at Leona Bell GriefShare group, or www.GriefShare.org.

    ST. EDWARD CHURCH

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Carter Alexander Carranco, Aug. 27, son of Adrian and Crystal Henson Carranco Jr.; Dustin Grant Gill, Sept. 11, son of Billie Caldwell and Dusty Gill; Emma Grace Hamm, Sept. 3, daughter of Kacey French and Jeremy Hamm; Isabella Hope Lukins, Aug. 9, daughter of Nick and Ciji Lukins.
    Former Harrison County High School principal Robert Barr administrator certificate suspended, teaching credentials under probation.

  • Way Back When 9 28 17

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Lawson Tyler Allison, June 22, son of John Allison and Miranda Hurst; Skyler James Mullins, June 19, son of Charleen Marie Almeida and James (Jim) Bradford Mullins; Abigail Jalynn Ritchie, May 1, daughter of Stacy Lynn Barnes and James Gregory Ritchie; Eliza Brooke Carter, Aug. 17, daughter of Eli and Tiffany Carter.
    Cynthiana woman will appear on game show, Deal or No Deal, Oct. 3 and 5. Alecia Whitaker-Pace and husband Jerrod Pace were also married in a ceremony paid for by TV talk show celebrity Ellen Degeneres.

  • Central Kentucky Recovery plans benefits for Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A motorcycle ride will be held this weekend to benefit Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County. The following weekends will also have planned events to benefit the local organization.
    Tracy Fryman, owner of Central Kentucky Recovery, 209 E. Pike St., said Saturday’s motorcycle ride will begin at the Elks Lodge with kickstands up at 2 p.m.
    “It’s 30 miles out and 30 miles back,” she said.