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Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Elizabeth Dianne Darnell, Nov. 17, daughter of Chris and Selena Darnell; Emma Grace Nelson, Oct. 21, daughter of Bobby and Amy Nelson.

    HCHS star baseball player Chris Snopek signs with the Kansas City Royals. He began last season with the Pawtucket Red Sox, the Class AAA affiliate of the parent Boston Red Sox. About one month into the season he was traded to the Cincinnati Reds and finished out the season at AAA Indianapolis.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Grayson Beth Barnes

    Grayson Beth Barnes

    Grayson Beth Barnes was born to David Lee and Lalena Beth Brannock Barnes of Leesburg, Ky., on June 4, 2009 at St. Joseph East Hospital, Lexington, Ky. She weighed 6 lbs. 3 oz.

  • Tell City 78, Cannelton 30 Saturday, Nov. 28

    I want my grandchildren and yours to experience this.  It won’t be exactly the same because the schools are different, the times are different, but the thrill can be the once in a lifetime experience that I remember.  

    When I was growing up in Tell City, Ind., a small river town in the southern part of the state, 30 miles from Owensboro, high school sports was king. Tell City isn’t all that small, about 10,000 people in its most populated time, but it is not all that big either. 

  • Anderson-Hadley

    •Kyla Lee Anderson and Brandon Shane Hadley announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The wedding will take place on Jan. 1, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. at Gaylord Opryland Resort, Nashville, Tenn.

  • New Drivers

    NEW DRIVERS

    Courtney M. Faulkner, Katherine E. Clark, Timothy R. Turner II, Emily A. Houston, Courtney L. Wiggins, Kyle Migneault, Clint Wilson, Mason M. Fowler, Jessica C. Clevinger, Emily Elizabeth Holley.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    Nov. 21 at 11:36 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 36 West, Jamie D. Fryman, 18, Cynthiana, driving a 2001 Chrysler Sebring struck  Angela L. Cheek, 35, Cynthiana, driving a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier.

    Nov. 20 at 6:32 p.m. -- injury, Ky 356, Charles Perrin, 41, Cynthiana, driving a 2006 Dodge Caravan.

    Nov. 20 at 4:13 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 1054 South, Joshua Eichorn, 23, Lexington, Ky., driving a 2006 Pontiac G6.

  • Traffic being diverted around New Lair Road injury accident

    A 3 p.m. accident on New Lair Road has traffic shut down Tuesday afternoon.

    The two-vehicle accident is being reconstructed by law enforcement and injuries are being reported.

    Traffic is being diverted away from New Lair Road at the curve between the high school and the former RECC grounds. Motorists should use Safety Way and U.S. 27 or Old Lair Road.

    For more on this story, see this week’s print edition of The Cynthiana Democrat.

  • Cynthiana author to have book signing

    Cynthiana resident Nathan Miller will sign copies of his new book ‘The Official Librarian: Bessy’s Back’ this Friday and Saturday at The Christian Bookstore on Main Street.

    “I think everyone who likes to read or write at all would like to see their name on a cover,” Miller said.

    Miller and characters from the children’s mystery novel will be guests in this year’s Christmas parade on Saturday.

    The book is illustrated by another Cynthiana resident - Georgia Rice.

  • Academic Briefs

    PROWS

    Ethan W. Prows, son of Jerry and Debbie Prows of Cynthiana, was recently named to the University of Northwestern Ohio’s October 2009 dean’s list in the College of Technologies.

    Full-time students must receive a grade point average of 3.5 or better to earn the designation.

    Prows is a 2009 graduate of Harrison County High School.

    SHIRLEY

    Samantha Shirley was recently named a national semifinalist for the Coca-Cola Scholars Program.

  • Christmas parade is Saturday

    Santa Claus will be coming to town this Saturday.

    The annual Christmas parade will make its way through downtown Cynthiana beginning at 4 p.m.

    Cynthiana Police Chief Ray Johnson said River Road will be closed from 2:30 p.m. until the end of the parade.

    Johnson said streets will be blocked once the parade begins.

    “As the parade get off each street, then we’ll open it up,” he said.

    For more details about Saturday’s Christmas parade, see this week’s print edition of The Cynthiana Democrat.