Today's News

  • Scrimmage Success

    First-year Harrison County football coach Mark Carroll liked what he saw on Friday night as the Maroon Team and White Team battled to a 28-28 tie in the Maroon/White Game at Ingles Stadium.

    “I’d say we are about where we should be at this time of year,” said Carroll on Tuesday night. “A lot of guys saw action, it was exciting football to watch and there was a great crowd on hand for a scrimmage.”

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    Aug. 3 at 5:25 p.m. -- non-injury, Wornall Lane, Carl W. Cooper, 59, Cynthiana, driving a 1997 Ford Ranger struck Heather N. Hutchison, 24, Cynthiana, driving a 2009 Mitsubishi.


    March 14 at 12 p.m. -- Charles Coy, 53, Cynthiana, reported a civil matter/dispute.

    Aug. 3 at 7:30 p.m. -- Nathan Wiglesworth, 53, Cynthiana, reported first degree burglary at his residence.

    July 31 at 9:45 a.m. -- Phillip O. McCarty, 59, Cynthiana, reported theft at his residence.

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding July 22, 2009


    Mikel Heather Ruckman Beckley vs. Christopher Allen Beckley, motion hour; (motion for review), agreed order entered.

    John G. Allison vs. Miranda L. Hurst, motion hour; (motion for review), motion withdrawn.

    Gregory Allen Richie vs. Cynthia Dawn Richie, motion hour; (motion for review), agreed order entered.

    April Jane Taylor vs. Jeffrey Keith Taylor, motion hour; (motion for DNA), motion withdrawn.

  • Church Briefs


    Donations are being accepted for used toys and clothing for Antioch’s Clothing Closet designed to help out families in our communities that are in need.

    Youth services on each Wednesday night for K-12 from 7 to 8.

    Back-to-School lock-in for K-5 youth will be held on Aug. 14-15 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.  No cost and plenty of food and fun.


    Kenny Speakes will be a guest speaker at the Berry Christian Church revival Aug. 23-26.

  • School Menus

    Aug. 14-18

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: French toast with syrup and powdered sugar, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Waffles with syrup, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice choices, choice of milk.


  • Harrison County students head back to school Tuesday

    It’s back to school for kids in Harrison County.

    Harrison County schools will begin the 2009-2010 school year this Tuesday.

    St. Edward resumed classes last Friday.

    For pictures of Harrison County’s first day of school, see this week’s edition of The Cynthiana Democrat.


  • Cynthiana Arts Council seeks new members at picnic

    To the editor:

    We’re on a mission. With the past year’s successful events such as the Cynthiana Art Walk, our annual Autumn Afternoon, and Classic Movie Nights at the Rohs Opera House, the Cynthiana Arts Council is energized and gearing up for another great year. The council is dedicated to bring cultural experiences to Cynthiana through all mediums of art and we’re looking to strengthen our success by recruiting new, active members. 

  • Circuit Clerks office recognized for outstanding support of organ donation

    Harrison County Circuit Clerk, Kathy Kearns’ driver’s licensing office is being recognized for its outstanding support of organ donation by the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks Trust For Life organ donor awareness program. 

    Since the inception of the Trust For Life program in 1992, circuit clerks’ offices around the state have asked Kentuckians to donate $1 for the promotion of organ donation awareness. Over the past 17 years, the circuit clerks have raised more than $6 million for the program.

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding July 13, 2009


    Heights Finance Company vs. Robert Bates, motion hour; order entered.

    Heights Finance Company vs. Jonathan Craycrast, motion hour; order entered.

    Winterwood Inc. vs. Loretta Susie Snapp, court trial; hearing held, forcible detainer granted, to vacate on or before July 20.

    Palisades Collection LLC vs. Reva J. Taylor, motion hour; challenge to garnishment overruled.


  • Fillies win opener over Fleming

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team got their 2009 season off to a good start on Tuesday night as they defeated visiting Fleming County in two of three varsity games on the Hilltop.

    Harrison County came out of the gate fast in the first game, leading 18-4 before winning the first game 25-11.

    “We played exceptionally well in that first game,” said Fillies coach Bill Faulkner after the game. “The girls were focused, they played well at the net, served well, returned serve well…it was fun to watch.”