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Today's News

  • Trial continued for man accused of impersonating police officer

    A bench trail that had been scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 14, was continued to Feb. 13.
    Martin Taylor was to appear before Judge Jay Delaney to answer to charges that he had impersonated a police officer on three separate occasions.
    He was arrested in August 2016 and charged with three counts of impersonating an officer as well as unlawful imprisonment and wanton endangerment.
    According to earlier stories, Taylor allegedly pulled over motorists claiming that he was an officer of the law.

  • SAFETY Alliance holds Christmas party

    Jayden Fulz is excited to receive Legos during Sunday’s SAFETY Alliance Christmas party. Each child received a Christmas gift from Santa. The SAFETY Alliance (Social Alliance for Empowering the Youth) meets monthly at the Harrison County Health Center/Wedco office on Oddville Avenue.

  • Salem Pike family loses home, belongings

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department, with help from the Cynthiana Fire Department, were unable to salvage much from a Salem Pike home, early Sunday afternoon.
    A passerby saw smoke and flames at about 2 p.m. at the home of Anthony and Candice Blackwell. Eight minutes later the first fire truck arrived at the scene, but by that time the house was totally engulfed in flames.

  • Police charge five in family-affair bust

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A father and his two sons as well as two others were arrested Tuesday night on multiple drug charges.
    Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Burden said the department and future Harrison-Bourbon Drug Task Force had been investigating for about two weeks prior to the arrests.
    Burden said they received a complaint that between 30 and 40 cars were going to this Corinth-area house every day.

  • Custard fatally shot Sunday

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Cynthiana man was shot and killed while attempting to get into his ex-wife’s home on Sunday evening.
    According to Kentucky State Police Trooper Charles Loudermilk, Marcellus Custard was fatally wounded by a shot from within the residence at 3663 KY 1842 North.
    Loudermilk said that Custard had broken a window and was reaching through to open the door when the shot was fired.
    There were two people inside the residence, Jackie Hess and her boyfriend.

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  • The Christmas Story according to Luke

    In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to his own town to register.

  • Viewpoint

    For the first time in 34 years Ernie and I will be alone on Christmas Eve.
    This year is going to be a little different. My son, Seth, who lives in Florida, will not be coming home for Christmas.
    Instead, he will be Christmassing with his girlfriend’s family and then coming to Kentucky in January for a friend’s wedding.
    So, we are planning to put off Christmas giving, for the most part, until January. That gives me a couple  more weeks to procrastinate on my shopping.

  • Church Picture
  • Church News

    CITY ON A HILL
    Just a reminder that City on a Hill Church is no longer meeting at the old Berry Lumber Co. Building. We are now holding services every Sunday in the Community room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Connect time is 9-9:45 a.m. for some recreation and Bible Study for our youth with the youth Pastor. Adults will also meet for fellowship in the community room at these times. Service will begin at 10 a.m. with live worship. Come as you are and worship with us.