Today's News

  • 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.

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Case reports

    May 20 – At 8:45 p.m., Brian K. Roe, Georgetown, reported that his vehicle was damaged while parked on Fourth Street.

    May 21 – At 9:36 p.m., police were called to Walmart where an old pair of jeans were found in one of the fitting rooms along with tags from a new pair of jeans. The old jeans still had a Kentucky ID card in the pocket.

    May 22 – At 2:12 p.m., Pam Watson reported that someone had taken two checks from her husband’s checkbook and forged at Walmart.

  • Loud boomboxes are nuisance

    To the editor:

    Everyone who received a Democrat or bought one last week got a yellow paper flyer with the city ordinances on it, asking that all residents cooperate with the following ordinances. That means all residents in the city.

  • Breds put away Tigers for trip to Applebee's Park

    The Harrison County Thorobreds won their second consecutive Semi-State Tournament with a 3-0 win over Beechwood on Wednesday night at St. Henry High School to sweep the first two games of the best-of-three series.  They now advance to the eight-team Forcht Bank/KHSAA State Tournament at Applebee’s Park in Lexington next week.

    Harrison County’s pitching, defense and some timely hitting by seniors Eric Case and Bobby Feeback, proved to be the difference for the Breds.  Case and Feeback delivered back-to-back RBI singles as Harrison County took the lead.

  • Academic Briefs


    Bluegrass Community and Technical College recognizes following students from Harrison County who have achieved Dean’s List honors for the 2009 Spring Semester.  The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the Dean’s List full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

    BCTC’s Dean’s List honorees for Spring 2009  are:

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding June 15, 2009


    Cynthia D. Harney, 1975, other hearing; disregarding stop sign; guilty plea entered, state traffic school, costs.

    Judge William D. Probus

    presiding June 15, 2009


    Estate of Lillian Courtney, probate hearing; order entered.

    Estate of Mary McFarland Eads, probate hearing; order entered.

    Estate of Dorothy Perrin Matthews, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, order entered.