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Today's News

  • Fifth-grader finds mistakes on Harrison County historical markers

    When Eastside Elementary teacher Jeff Kinney asked members of his history club to think about a significant Kentucky historical event, fifth-grader Joe Moss looked no further than Cynthiana.

    “I thought about the Battle of Cynthiana,” Moss said at Eastside Thursday afternoon.

    Moss, with 19 other members of Kinney’s history club, traveled to Frankfort Friday to showcase his exhibit on the Battle of Cynthiana at the annual Kentucky Junior Historical Society contest.

  • Change can't fill God-shaped void, says Berry resident

     To the editor:

  • Phase I Educational Meeting

    The Harrison County Ag Development Board (Phase I) is planning an Educational meeting on Wednesday, April 8 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Harrison County Extension Center in the large meeting room.

    This meeting is to approve everyone who has applied for programs during the month long sign-up period in March.  These programs include: Forage Improvement, Genetic Improvement, Diversification, Sheep and Goat Diversification, Fencing, and Cattle Handling.  Everyone who filled out and application should attend this meeting for approval. 

  • Harrison Countians to direct and act in Georgetown College play

    On March 27, 28 and 29, and April 3, 4 and 5, Georgetown College Maskrafters will present Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” All shows begin at 8 p.m. in the Ruth Pearce Wilson Lab Theatre, corner of College and Mulberry streets.

    The play has been on Director George McGee’s “bucket list,” and is finally becoming a reality with the help of theatre department professors Ed Smith of Cynthiana and Dathan Powell.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 2

    HMH Sales. The Harrison Memorial Auxiliary will be having their Spring Uniform Sale on April 2 from 3-11 p.m. and April 3 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will also have their Spring Bake Sale on April 9 starting at 10 a.m. in the front lobby of the hospital.

    FRIDAY, April 3

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, April 3 at 3 p.m. at Grand Haven.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, July 11, 1935 - “Hundreds of Cynthiana people swarmed to A. Keller Bridge Friday morning to see one of the most costly wrecks the Louisville & Nashville Railroad has suffered in several years, after one north-bound freight train plowed into the caboose and several cars of another freight train that has been stopped on the bridge, about a mile and a half north of Cynthiana.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Christopher Scott Aubrey, March 30, son of Michael and Cathy Aubrey; Jordan Keeley Jackson, March 31, daughter of Donald and Jalaine Jackson Jr.; Candyce Denise Worrell, March 23, daughter of Michael Ray and Kimberly Ann Taylor Worrell; Bradley Joe Stamper, Jan. 11, son of Joey Stamper Jr. and Rachael L. McClurg.

    Harrison County's new prosecuting attorney Bill Kuster will take to court motorists who pass stop arms of a loading or unloading school bus.

  • CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    March 17 – At 8:45 p.m., Kayla Hively, Fifth Street, reported the theft of an X-box 360 and three movies.

    March 21 – At 10:12 p.m., Juawon Gardener, Wilson Avenue, reported that her basement window was damaged. No entry was gained to her home.

    March 18 – At 8:35 p.m., Janet Highlander, Pleasant Street, reported that three prescriptions were taken from her home while she was away.

  • Subway theft reported Thursday

    The Cynthiana Police Department is pressing burglary charges after Whitney Simpson, 29, allegedly confessed to entering the Subway location in Harrison Square and taking money.

    Police responded to the restaurant Thursday morning at 8:25 a.m., when a Subway employee opening the store noticed the door was unlocked and money was missing.

    An employee of Subway, Simpson allegedly entered the business with a key, said Ptl. David Powers.

    According to Powers, Simpson has returned $117 of the $400 stolen.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    March 20 at 10:34 p.m. -- non-injury, Old Lair Road, Duncan T. Bell, 17, Cynthiana, driving a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu.

    March 21 at 7 a.m. -- non-injury, US 62 West, Buddy W. Moore, 53, Glenco, Ky., driving a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, struck Christopher W. Holbrook, 43, Paris, driving a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado.

    CASEee^REPORTS

    March 18 at 9:42 p.m. -- William Boswell, 42, Cynthiana, reported a theft at his residence.

    Oct. 25 at 12 p.m. -- Eddie Reed, 41, Paris, reported theft.