Today's News

  • Graduation: Class of 2015

    Raejean Hurst, daughter of Lisa and Earl Hurst, waited for her name to be called to cross the stage for her diploma. The outdoor ceremony for the 65th Harrison County High School commencement was held at the  Athletic Complex Friday, June 5.

    The Cynthiana Democrat has a special section this week dedicated to the  Class of 2015. Pick one up at newsstands today!


  • Jury trials averted with guilty pleas

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Several defendants who were expected to stand trial this month changed their pleas last week and now face sentencing. The jury trials that were scheduled in many of the cases have been cancelled.

  • Harrison County soccer girls do well in club soccer season

    Club soccer is equivalent to AAU for basketball players and several of the Harrison County Middle School and High School players have participated this off-season to date.
    The U-17 Paris Springboks captured the President’s Cup title in their age group.  There are six Fillies on the team.  They are Amelia Bolin, Taylor Landrum, Laura Beth Ledford, Jordan McDaniel, Charlie Moore and Chandlyr Puckett.  
    The U-12 Paris Springboks, coached by HCMS and HCHS Assistant coach David McDaniel, also had a great season.

  • Some catching up to do

    A lot can happen in two weeks and I feel like I need to catch up after being in Alaska for the better part of the 14 days previous to writing this.  I also want to write a little about sports in Alaska.  
    It is another world from Kentucky.
    The Breds and Fillies both came up a little short in the region but both had good seasons and represented Harrison County well.  They also won their respective districts for what has to seem like the umpteenth time to the district competition.  

  • Summer programs in full swing at River Road with more play to come

    The youth ball leagues, whether it be baseball or softball, are all in full swing at River Road Park.  
    Recreation director Darrell Baxter discussed the different positions that each league is in and some of the issues surrounding them.  
    “We have players not coming to games already in Little League,” bemoaned Baxter.  “This makes it hard on the coaches when parents do not bring the child or call to let the coach know he isn’t coming.”

  • Baseball Hall of Fame inducts new class June 27

    Saturday, June 27, is the date for the third class of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Baseball Alumni Hall of Fame induction.  
    Another important date looms closer though as the deadline for discounted tickets is this Saturday, June 13. Tickets are $15 per adult and $5 for children under 10 if purchased by June 13. If not, the cost is $20 per adult and $10 per child under 10 years old.  
    Tickets may be purchased at Terry Jones’ A Action Pest Control on US 27 South or from Jimmy Fuller at the pro shop of the Cynthiana Country Club.  

  • Dandi-Lions edge Bandits 10-9 in Pigtail Game of the Week

    The Dandi-Lions improved to 2-0 in the young season as they edged the Bandits, 10-9, in Pigtail action Tuesday night.  
    The Dandi-Lions are coached by Jeff and Beth Delong, Steve and Kim Bowlin and Joe Hamm.  
    The Bandits, who played their first game Tuesday, are coached by Michael and Maria Coy, Aubrey Dye, Derrick Dye, and Brandon Turner.
    The game was close early as the Dandi-Lions led 3-2 after the first inning.  
    Desiree Couve had a two-RBI double in the first inning to spark the scoring.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • Sports beat

    Track awards program is June 13
    The Harrison County High School boys and girls track awards program will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 13, at the Extension Office.  Athletes, parents, friends and guests are welcome.  
    There will be a pot luck meal with the awards program immediately afterwards.

    Soccer camp is June 15-17

  • Property Transfers

    Connie D. Reffett, Christopher R. Reffett and Candy S. Reffett to Gary P. Carson and Christi Carson, property on Williamstown Road (Ky. 36), $200,000.
    Sole Ownership-Cash Deed for Kentucky: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Carol McGuire and Julian Wayne Griffith, property at 151 Snow Road, Sadieville, Ky., $50,000.
    General Warranty Deed: DGS Development, LTD to Gregory A. Sanford and Guadalupe Sanford, Parcels 14 and 15, Hendricks Road Land Division, Harrison County, $55,000.