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Today's News

  • It’s CSA time! Produce basket applications have started

    Community Supported Agriculture gives the general public a way to connect with local farmers without the middleman, saving money, allowing opportunities to buy high quality, healthy, local fruits and vegetables that haven’t traveled several hundred miles to get here. This eliminate the fumes and toxins that can be absorbed by produce in transit.

  • Eagle spotted
  • Martin welcomes new machinery to Hilen Hills

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Raymond Hilen Martin II, better known as R.H., has owned Hilen Hills Welding and Fabrication since its opening in 1991. He incorporated his company in 1993.
    Martin took to Facebook about three weeks ago with some clues, concerning a new piece of machinery he had purchased in November of 2016.

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital becomes first PurHospital™ in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH), a regional medical center located in central Kentucky, announces that  the hospital has become the first PurHospital™ in Kentucky. Becoming the first PurHospital™ means that HMH is the first hospital to completely implement the Purgenix™ technology in all areas of its facility, as well as have the systems annually updated and maintained by the Purgenix™ team.

  • Cynthiana McDonald’s manager promoted

    Cynthiana McDonald’s restaurant manager, Beverly Glover, was recently promoted to area supervisor for Kelly Healy, owner/operator of the Healy Family McDonald’s.
    Glover, who is the restaurant manager for McDonald’s of Cynthiana, will take on the responsibility of supervising several restaurants the organization owns in eastern Kentucky.  

  • McDonald’s of Cynthiana manager graduates from Hamburger University

    McDonald’s of Cynthiana is announcing a graduate of the prestigious Hamburger University, in Oakbrook, Illinois.
    Tina McCreary, restaurant manager, attended the McDonald’s business school for a week’s worth of classes.  
    McCreary began her career with Healy Family in 1999, and was recently promoted to general manager of the restaurant.

  • HMH expands services in cardiac catheterization lab

    Heart disease is very prevalent in our patient service community. As far back as 2005, leadership at Harrison Memorial Hospital initiated efforts to bring comprehensive interventional cardiology services to our community. The initial Certificate of Need (CON) required from the State Office of Health Policy was approved in 2010, allowing HMH to add diagnostic technology. An interventional cardiologist was available, and procedures to diagnose a heart or peripheral blockage became routine at HMH.

  • New artifacts at the museum

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum has some new artifacts.
    The late Clay Stith, who worked for Cynthiana Publishing before opening his own print shop in the mid-70s, purchased a wire stitcher from the publishing company before he left.
    His family recently donated the wire stitcher to the museum, according to Karen Bear, volunteer museum curator.
    It was patented in Rhode Island in 1900 with second and third patents in 1910 by the  Boston Wire Stitcher Co.

  • Chamber winners announced

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet on Thursday night, Feb. 23 at the Extension Office, honoring six different individuals and two groups of people.
    Receiving special recognition were several members of The Walking Dead Day committee.

  • Charges result from 4-car crash Monday

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    A 31 year-old Frenchburg man was arrested on Monday morning following a four-car wreck at the intersection of Pike and Church streets near downtown Cynthiana.
    Michael Sparks, a US military veteran who served three tours of duty in Iraq, was charged with five counts of wanton endangerment, DUI and  driving on a suspended license, after he was medically cleared at Harrison Memorial Hospital.