Today's News

  • Property Transfers


    First Development, LLC to Kenneth W. Wiglesworth and Beatrice Wiglesworth, Lot 9 in Phase 1 of White Oak Trail Estates, $27,000.

    Quitclaim Deed: Nathaniel Lewis Wedding to Misti Shannon Dixon, 1.61 acres on Kendall Branch Road.

    Donald Shepherd to Stewart L. Redden, Lot 21 - Section A of the Lakeview Subdivision, $119,000.

    General Warranty Deed: William T. Burden and Bettie J. Burden to Thomas Hearn, 3 Tracts in Harrison County on Mattox Road: Tract 1- Parcel 2- 10.132 acres; Tract 2- 3.31 acres; Tract 3- 5.57 acres; $130,000.

  • Balanced attack leads Breds past Pendleton

    When Aaron Stepp took the reins of the Harrison County Thorobreds football program, his reputation preceded him. He had developed one of the most prolific passing attacks in the state while at Clay County.

    Harrison County fans thought they would see the day arrive when footballs filled the air on Friday night and the new scoreboard at Ingles Stadium would be more than broken in.

  • WWII veterans honored by free trip to memorial in Washington, D.C.

    Are you a World War II veteran? Have you seen the memorial to you in Washington D.C.?

    Are you familiar with the organization Honor Flight?

    If you are a WWII veteran, you’re eligible for a free, one-day trip to Washington D.C. to visit your memorial.

    It is the mission of Honor Flight to honor as many of these ‘ordinary people who saved the world’ by providing  them with an organized and expense-paid trip to visit their memorial.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    Oct. 1 at 8:40 p.m. -- Curtis C. Becker, 46, Cynthiana, was arrested on a bench warrant from Harrison District Court for improper or no windshield, driving on a DUIee^suspended license, driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs, etc. second offense and failure to surrender revoked operator’s license.

    Oct. 2 at 5:38 p.m. -- Timmy Davis, 31, Cynthiana, was issued a criminal summons from Harrison District Court for cattle not to run at large.

  • Gossamer strings for spider flight

    It occurred to me the other day that I have not seen as many intricate spider webs this fall at the farm. I like my spiders, as long as they are not lurking on my shoulder or in my bed. I enjoy seeing them in the garden or in the corner of a window where we can watch their work from indoors.  Maybe I am not looking closely enough; perhaps the weather has made them act differently this year?

  • Living Green

    Americans represent less than five percent of the world’s population. Yet we consume nearly one-third of all natural resources used each year . . . and produce a similar percentage of the world’s solid waste. In fact, it would require four Earths for everybody on the planet to live the lifestyle of North Americans.

    Join us at the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Office, 668 New Lair Rd. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to learn ways to “green up” your lifestyle. For more information call 234-5510.

  • Camden Mason Dale

    Camden Mason Dale

    Camden Mason Dale was born to Brady and Tina Dale of Richmond on Oct. 5, 2008 at St. Joseph East. He weighed 6 lbs., 4 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Chase.

    Maternal grandparents are Gary and Christy Lail of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Charles and Minnie McKinney of Cynthiana.

    Paternal grandparents are Gilbert and Caroline Dale of Mt. Sterling.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Oct. 1960 - “Who will buy Monticello and why? These are the questions in the minds of many Cynthianians two days before the palatial residence comes under the auctioneer’s hammer Saturday. The sprawling three-story, 27 room Victorian mansion will be sold by Cummins, Renaker, Whalen and Smith realty and auction firm at 10 a.m. on the premises. Monticello, built in 1883, is a Cynthiana landmark and was once a ‘showplace of the Commonwealth’ by the late Dr. Henry Bromley, who with Mrs. Bromley, held it until their deaths.

  • Soccer seasons end for Breds and Fillies

    Neither the Harrison County Fillies nor Thorobreds will advance to the 10th Region Tournament next week, as both were eliminated in the semifinals of the 24th District Tournament at Stonerside Field earlier this week in Paris.

    The Thorobreds were knocked out of the post-season on Monday night as they were defeated by top-seeded Montgomery County 1-0.

  • Brody William McCanless

    Brody William McCanless

    Brody William McCanless was born to Angela (Williams) and Charles McCanless on July 16, 2008 at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, N.C. He weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Trevor.

    Maternal grandparents are Wilma Barnes and Wilbur Williams of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandmother is Beulah Cain of Cynthiana.

    Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCanless of China Grove, N.C.