Today's News

  • Fabulous Fourth is Saturday

    The Cynthiana Rotary Club will host the annual Fabulous Fourth celebration this Saturday on the Hilltop.

    Held behind Southside Elementary, the Fabulous Fourth event will begin at 5 p.m. with games and booths for kids.

    Live entertainment will be provided by the Blue Collar Rebels Band.

    Hot dogs, hamburgers, nachos, cotton candy, pizza, Avi’s pies, homemade lemonade and snow cones will be sold at food booths.

    The event will end with a fireworks display at dark.

    The Fabulous Fourth event is free to the public.

  • Longest Day of play held at Flat Run Veterans' Park

    The fourth annual Longest Day of Play was held Monday evening at Flat Run Veterans’ Park from 6-8 p.m.

    Hosted by The Community Health Partnership Wellness Committee, the event featured booths offering kids a variety of physical activities and games, including jump rope, tai chi, Jazzercise, dancing and badminton.

    Pictures from the Longest Day of Play can be found in this week’s edition of The Cynthiana Democrat.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    June 8 at 5:30 p.m. -- non-injury, US 62 West, Patricia A. Lanham, 60, Berea, driving a 2006 Infiniti M30, struck Rebecca L. Martin, 33, Cynthiana, driving a 2000 Audi A6.

    June 19 at 5:25 p.m. -- non-injury, Short Street, Walter L. Tapp (City of Cynthiana), 46, Cynthiana, driving a 2001 Ford Crown Victoria struck a fence post.

    June 16 at 10:57 p.m. -- non-injury, Blackburn Road, Harley Maupin, 23, Paris, driving a 2008 Dodge Caliber.

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding June 3, 2009


    Brandy Leigh Jewell vs. James Edward Jewell, domestic; testimony taken, decree.

    Connie Ruth Langford vs. Hubert Wayne Langford, domestic; order entered dismissing case.

    Jerry W. Faulkner vs. Tressie Lynn Faulkner, review; decree entered.

    Rick A. Ball vs. Marion J. Martus, motion hour; motion withdrawn, order entered.

    David Wayne Slugantz vs. Paula Dean Slugantz, review; remand from docket.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Oct. 1929 - “Excursion - Cincinnati and return, via L & N - $2 (Further reduction for children), Sunday, Oct. 6, 1929 - Baseball Reds vs. St. Louis. Special train will leave Cynthiana 8:32 a.m., returning will leave Cincinnati Fourth Street Station, 6 p.m. Central Time (7 p.m. Eastern Time). For further information consult Local Ticket Agent.”

    * Abraham Lincoln - “That government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”

  • New Drivers


    Robert Florence III, Carmen Johnson, Brandon Holbert, Brittany McCarter, Lydia Silcox, Gordon Turner, Brett Williams, Crystal Buckler, Katelynn Himes and Kimberly Bodine.

  • Fab Fourth activities return to the Hilltop

    The hilltop will once again be the place to celebrate on July 4.

    Coordinated by the Cynthiana Rotary Club, this year’s Fabulous Fourth celebrations will begin at 5 p.m. with free games and booths for kids.

    “We’ve been doing it to give back to the community,” said Rotary member and Fabulous Fourth coordinator Roger Despard.

    Hot dogs, hamburgers, nachos, cotton candy, pizza, Avi’s pies, homemade lemonade, snow cones and many more items will be sold at the Rotary food booths on the hill.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 2

    Movie Break. Ratatouille. Thursday, July 2 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Open to all ages. Refreshments will be served.

    FRIDAY, July 3

  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding June 2, 2009


    Citibank South Dakota N.A. vs. Walter W. Hatterick, pretrial conference; dismissed.

    Citibank South Dakota N.A. vs. Walter W. Hatterick, motion hour; counsel not present, overruled.

    J.B. Finance Company Inc. vs. Cayce Collins, motion hour; (motion to dismiss), sustained order.

    National City Mortgage Co. vs. Randall Lee North, motion hour; (motion to confirm report), approved.