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Today's News

  • Omega Chapter
  • Wedding planned for fall of 2018

    Crystal G. Durbin, Mount Olivet, Ky., and Joshua N. Medlin, Mount Olivet, announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding.
    Crystal is the daughter of Lester Durbin of Nicholasville, Ky.
    Joshua is the son of Wayne and Regina Medlin of Cynthiana.
    The wedding will take place in Mount Olivet, Ky.

  • Pinney hosts December NSDAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of NSDAR met at the home of Karrol Pinney on Dec. 9.
    Regent Jane Whitehead called the meeting to order. The DAR Ritual, The Pledge of Allegiance, the Daughter’s Pledge, The American’s Creed and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing of The Star Spangled Banner.
    Guests Pattie Jackson,  Betty King, Frank Solomon, and Terri Laytart were welcomed.

  • Jones keeps Christmas tradition alive

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    “You can tell I like Christmas,” Juanita Jones said, shortly after an interview with her began.
    Jones makes no bones about it...she loves the holiday season and particularly loves to decorate both the inside and outside of her home, with all things Christmas.
    No fewer than 30-40 different outside decorations are in place, along with hundreds of feet of lights around her house, fencing and trees.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS
    Homer Earl Bills and Doris Marilyn Bills, Ricky Wilson Bills, James Thomas Bills to Charles W. Northcutt and Sue C. Northcutt and Anthony W. Northcutt and Megon K. Northcutt, property located in Harrison County, $23,450.
    Dennis P. Eckert and Sara K. Eckert to  Edward Colton Berry and Jillian Rose Berry, Lot 19 of Unit 4 of Grandview Acres Subdivision, $150,000.
    Warranty Deed: Bonnie L. Flanery, surviving spouse of Lester F. Flanery to APC Towers, LLC, property located in Harrison County, Lot 1, Twin Creek Road Subdivision, $80,000.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 11, 2017
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Janice N. Belter, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Harold Lee Campbell, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Elsie P. Stamper, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Albert F. Wiglesworth, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S REPORT
    CITATIONS
    Dec. 9--Dep. Joe Daniel served a bench warrant from Bourbon County District Court to Erin Hawkins Johnson for fraudulent use of a credit card, under $500.
    Dec. 11--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Chellsea M. Vergara for theft by unlawful taking, under $500.
    Dec. 11--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Timothy Hager, Jr., for theft by deception.
    Accidents

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Case reports
    Nov. 8 -- At 2:06 p.m., police and sheriff’s deputies followed a vehicle to Walmart driven by a Randy Mullins whom they knew had an outstanding warrant. Mullins exited the vehicle at Walmart and ran through the parking lot and across the highway behind Don Senor. Mullins was taken into custody in the field behind Cherokee Drive.
    Nov. 10 -- At 10 p.m., Kayla Evans reported that her vehicle, a 2006 Nissan, was struck by a silver Dodge pickup truck, driven by Timothy French, which left the scene.

  • Mistletoe evident in tree tops

    I like the winter landscape because I can see past the green canvas of summer into neighboring fields where horses and sheep graze.
    I can see mistletoe everywhere, too, in the canopies of trees that line a spring-fed stream. Even in town, if you look up while you are sitting at a traffic light, I bet you’ll see some. It is there if you look into the canopies of trees devoid of their leafy-ness. 
    As a child I thought it was some sort of exotic plant that my grandmother was able to acquire special for the holidays, sort of like poinsettias. 

  • Natural gas price drops for Columbia Gas of Kentucky customers

    Columbia Gas of Kentucky has received approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) for its most recent Gas Cost Adjustment (GCA). On Nov. 29, Columbia Gas of Kentucky’s gas supply cost decreased from $5.6645 per Mcf (1,000 cubic feet) to $5.3629 per Mcf. The new gas supply cost will remain in effect until the next scheduled Gas Cost Adjustment in March 2018.