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Today's News

  • West Mill Street home construction plans take another turn

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cynthiana is ready to move forward with the construction of three houses on West Mill Street that are part of the West Redevelopment Project.
    The latest break-through in the on-going struggle to get the homes to Harrison County families before the end of the year has the city contracting with the Cynthiana-Harrison County Home Assistance Inc. (CHCHA) to serve as developer.

  • Fryman recalls measures taken to stall erosion at Robinson Dam

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Robinson Dam on the South Fork of the Licking River was originally constructed in the mid-1800s using wood. At some point in the early to mid 1900s, concrete was added over the existing wooden structure to aid in  flood control and for storing water above the dam for irrigation purposes.
    Robinson Dam is one of five low-head dams on the South Licking River in Harrison County. The other dams in Harrison County are the Terry Dam, A.Keller Dam, Poindexter Dam and Berry Dam.

  • The Clinic Pharmacy honored for its medication therapy management

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Clinic Pharmacy, located in the physician’s annex portion of Harrison Memorial Hospital, has been singled out as one of the top pharmacies in the nation, in regard to medication therapy management (MTM).
    Outcomes MTM, a professional pharmacy organization and one of two major platforms of which pharmacies generally are members, named the Clinic Pharmacy as the best small pharmacy in Kentucky for 2016, in terms of its work helping manage customers’ prescription plans.

  • Fryman is five years cancer-free

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Tyler Fryman is an upbeat young man. He is pleasant, mannerly and  with a constant smile on his face. He is 28 years-old...much too young to be a cancer survivor, but that’s what he is.
    Fryman was a football star for the Harrison County Thorobreds in the early 2000s. He was strong and athletic and a team leader as a linebacker.

  • Odd Couple opens Thursday at Rohs

    The Rohs Theatre Company will stage the Neil Simon play The Odd Couple, beginning tonight, May 4 at 7:30 and will have five more curtain calls over the next two weekends.
    This weekend, there will be a performance on Friday night, May 5, also at 7:30 and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.
    Next weekend, the play will be performed on Friday and Saturday nights, with another Sunday afternoon matinee.

  • Livestock killed in two dog attacks

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Two separate incidences of livestock being attacked by unleashed dogs occurred in Harrison County last week.
    On Monday, April 24, three dogs, allegedly owned by Sandra A. Catalano of KY 36 west, attacked and killed two calves that were being cared for by James Richardson.
    Deputy sheriff Nathan Gasser said that one of the calves was dead when he arrived on the scene and the other was severely injured.

  • Thornton’s career of athletic leadership excellence is honored by KHSADA

    Keith Smith,
    Falmouth Outlook

    Throughout an athletic administrator career that lasted 23 years and a teacher career that started in 1987, Faye Thornton was dedicated to providing the best opportunities and experiences to athletes in multiple school districts.
    The first 13½ years at Harrison County with the last nine years being with Pendleton County at Sharp Middle School. And while she touched hundreds of lives in the area, her influence has been felt much farther than that.

  • Viewpoint

    I’m going to have to give kudos to the city officials for their recent decision to use Bourbon County Jail inmates for work needed around town.
    The prisoners have to be supervised by a police officer or someone who has gone through a 3-hour training session at the jail.
    Obviously, these prisoners are going to be those in jail for non-violent offenses.
    The county has frequently used prisoners for trash pickup along the highways. But as far as I know, this is the first time prisoners’ talents have been tapped to help out with other projects.

  • Tips to look your best when dressing casually

    (StatePoint) From fitness conscious consumers to busy moms who are always on the go, casual athletic attire is becoming a socially acceptable and on-trend style. In fact, it’s so popular, it carries its own name: “athleisure.”
    It may sound like a piece of cake to dress in casual and relaxed clothing. However, avoiding a “just rolled out of bed look” is not so simple. If you find that comfy yoga pants or joggers are increasingly becoming a staple in your wardrobe, consider these tips to ensure you always look put together when sporting them.

  • Seek and you shall find a relationship with God

    In our busy, over-loaded and booked lives it is hard for us as individuals to develop real close relationships, so we friend-up people on Facebook (some of whom we do not know), or follow someone on Twitter to gain friends.
    We live on our cell phones and often think these ways will fill the void in our lives.
    We want people to like us for who we are and to not get so close as to find out our weaknesses or failings or even those skeletons in our closets. We want these relationships on our terms with no other strings attached or we will drop them like a hot potato.