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Today's News

  • Did You Know

    LVS auditions open July 9 and July 11
    Here’s your opportunity to join one of the best community choirs in the state of Kentucky.
    The Licking Valley Singers will be holding auditions for open seats for their 2017-18 season Sunday, July 9 and  Tuesday, July 11.
    The LV Singers rehearse Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the MCTC/LVC campus.
    LVS’s fall semester performances of “Christmas Traditions – Sacred Songs and Carols of the Season” will be presented Dec. 1 and 3.

  • Diocese assigns new priest to St. Edward parish

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Father Harry Settle is the new pastor at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Cynthiana.
    He replaces Father Doug Laurer, who was transferred by the Covington Diocese to another parish in northern Kentucky.
    “I am very happy and very excited to be here,” Father Settle said in a Tuesday interview. “Cynthiana is a wonderful town and has been very welcoming to me.”

  • First published work is tribute to aunt, roots

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    It hasn’t been a year since her first book came out in print, but K. Bruce Florence is eagerly awaiting the release of book No. 2.
    Her first, Waiting for Daylight, was a true story that had reached a point in Florence’s life where it needed to be told.
    Florence grew up in eastern Kentucky where coal mines were king, but also dangerous.

  • Dotson praised in annual review

    Taylor Cusick,
    Summer intern
    tcusick@cynthianademocrat.com

    For the second year in a row, Harrison County Schools Superintendent Andy Dotson received a glowing evaluation.
    This is the second year that the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) seven-standard evaluation was used.
    Members of the board met in executive session to discuss Dotson’s performance for over an hour.

  • Cynthiana-Harrison County Baseball Hall of Fame
  • Bowling Results

    Tuesday Adult/Youth 6/20/17
    1 Spare Me 27.0/L 5.0
    2 Pickett Up 21.0/L 11.0
    3 The Bowling Stones 18.5/L 13.5
    4 4 Amigos 17.0/L 15.0
    5 Split Happens 16.0/L 16.0
    6 All About The Gutters 15.0/L 17.0
    7 All About The Strikes 14.0/L 18.0
    8 Team 1 13.5/L 18.5
    9 Gutt/L er Done 11.0/L 21.0

  • Sports Beats

    Kaleb Hill Golf Scramble at CCC, July 8
    The Cynthiana Country Club will host a one-day benefit golf scramble on Saturday, July 8 to help offset medical expenses for the family of Kaleb Hill.
    Kaleb was diagnosed with leukemia a couple of months ago.
    The cost for the scramble will be $160 per four-man team. The scramble will begin at 2 p.m on July 8.
    For more information, or to sign up, contact KrazyBytes Computer Repair at 859-298-9864.

    HCHS golf tryouts to begin
    in July

  • Henson wins second straight Joe Mooney Invitational tourney

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Joe Henson shot a pair of 69s and won his second straight Joe Mooney Men’s Invitational Golf Tournament at the Cynthiana Country Club, last weekend. It was Henson’s fifth career title at the local golf tournament.
    Henson’s opening-round 69 gave him a four-stroke cushion over his nearest competitor at the end of Saturday’s round.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Daniel James Bowlin, April 20, son of Chris and Sara Bowlin; Adam Burke Davisson, April 13, son of Eric and Susan Davisson; Bayleigh Katherine Hopkins, May 21, daughter of Billy and Tammy Hopkins; Roger Alexander Love, April 8, son of Cathy and Lonnie Love; Garrett Marshall Price, May 25, son of Eileen and Heath Price.
    Landmark Stone, located on Safety Way, has seen major growth and is expanding. A new warehouse is under construction behind the factory.

  • Summer Food Service Program available

    The Harrison County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
    Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the following sites through Aug. 4, Monday through Friday from 12-12:30 p.m. each day.
    River Road Ball Park; Berry City Park; Hillside Apartments; Harrison Estates, 1175 Wornall Lane.