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Today's News

  • Northside, Southside, Westside honor rolls

    northside Elementary
    The Northside Elementary Honor Roll for the fourth nine-weeks includes:
    Jacob Aubrey, *Lindsey Bennett, Riley Bihl, *Madie Carson, Ella Cash, *James Chipman, Gracie Christopher, Ryan Cochran, Alexis Conaway, *Laci Davis, *Whitney Dunaway, Madison Eden, Kyle England, Levi England, Caden Fain, Cody Fitzgerald, Cole Fizette, Will Furnish, *Kayley Gammon, Wyatt Gaunce;

  • Changes made for the 2017-2018 FAFSA

    Those students seeking federal student aid from FAFSA will now need to apply online starting Oct. 1, 2016 at fafsa.gov.
    Needed to apply will be school year attending college, FAFSA submission date, and income information from 2015.
    Students will need to create their FSA ID (username and password); if the student is dependent, at least one parent must also set up and FSA ID and use it to electronically sign the FAFSA, student and parent will need different email addresses.

  • Razor finishes law degree

    Brooke Razor graduated Cum Laude from Villanova Law School on Friday, May 13. During her time at Villanova, she became very involved with campus organizations including the Women’s Law Caucus, Public Interest Fellowship Program with which she served as co-chair of Outreach, and was invited to be on the 3L Legacy committee.

  • The Great Museum Treasure Hunt
  • Class of 2016

    Macy Ollinger looks for family in friends in the Harrison County High School gymnasium last Thursday evening. Graduation had to be moved indoors following a later afternoon shower and the threat of possible thunderstorms. The auditorium was used for overflow guests who could view the ceremony on a large screen. Following graduation, classmates returned to the gym for the annual Project Graduation festivities.

  • Above Suspicion

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The community of Berry was abuzz with activity this past weekend.
    An entire production team took over much of the small Harrison County town as pre-production filming of “Above Suspicion” began.
    The old Berry Bank, no longer in operation, became the Leviso Fork Bank, for the movie. That bank in Harlan, Ky., was robbed by one of the central characters in the movie.

  • Serious injury avoided by man run over by train

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Cynthiana man escaped serious injury early Saturday morning when he was run over by a train.
    Justin Kearns, 26, was allegedly passed out in the area separating the rails of the tracks about 4 a.m. Saturday, according to Ptl. Eddie Quinn of the Cynthiana Police Department.
    Quinn said when he was dispatched to the tracks, between the Oddville and Pearl Street crossing, where a man had reportedly been struck by a train, he thought he would find the worst possible situation.

  • Sadieville mayor has spent nearly half a century in public service

    Kristy Robinson Horine.
    Bluegrass Area Development District

    Nearly 15 years ago, Claude Christensen circled the globe in 21 days.
    He started in Washington, D.C. and during the course of his travels he stopped in London, Azerbaijan off the Black Sea, Kyrgyzstan, Kathmandu, New Dehli, Bangkok, Tokyo, and Detroit.

  • Viewpoint

    Social media has been alive over the last several days with opinions as to where the blame should lie, concerning the incident over the weekend at the Cincinnati Zoo.
    A 4-year-old child slipped away from his parent(s) very briefly, crawled over fencing, scampered through some bushes and eventually fell 15 feet into a moat surrounding the habitat for a 600 pound  African Lowland Silverback gorilla.
    The gorilla, named Harambe, was caught on video, protecting the child, although it looked like anything but that in a couple of sequences.

  • Church News

    CONNERSVILLE CHRISTIAN
    Connnersville Christian Church, 2190 Ky. Hwy. 1842 E., will accept shoes through June 24.
    Connersville Church is encouraging the community of Cynthiana to get involved and help them reach their 10,000 pairs of shoes goal. If they reach this goal, they win a custom shoe distribution and will give back 100 pair of new shoes to their community.
    For more information call 859-234-1040, find us on Facebook at Connersville Christian Church, or visit  the web at connersvillechristian.org.

    LIVING HOPE