Today's News

  • Way back when

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Samuel Henry Crump, Sept. 1, son of Lewis and Melinda Crump; Natalie Ann Crump, Sept. 21, daughter of Jessica Crump.

    The City of Cynthiana received a "Renaissance Kentucky" bronze distinction. The program started in 1997 as a way to recognize and help support Kentucky communities wanting to restore and vitalize their downtown areas. Over the past two years, $32 million dollars have been given to the communities for various projects who applied for the program.

  • As mayor, Moses will secure bright future for Cynthiana

    To the editor:

    In last week’s Cynthiana Democrat I read a letter written on behalf of Mark Mattmiller. The letter mentions an online poll that a local radio station announced Mattmiller as the winner. I can’t see how this shows a true sampling of the residence of Cynthiana since so very few even knew about it.

  • Fillies claim Senior Night win over St. Pat

    The Harrison County Fillies Volleyball team made an outstanding showing in the Ashland Paul Blazer Invitational last weekend. 

    The Fillies won three of five matches losing a heartbreaker in the finals to Franklin County in three sets. 

    The Fillies opened their pool play by losing a three-set match to Coal Grove Ohio 23-25, 25-19, 23-25. 

    They then rebounded with a two set victory over Boyd County 25-8 and 25-6. Boyd County finished the tournament with a 6-14 season record. 

  • Store manager robbed Saturday

    An assistant manager at First Stop was allegedly robbed Saturday morning as she was taking a deposit to the bank.

    Cynthiana Police Chief Ray Johnson said the woman, whose name is not being released by police, left the store at Locust and Pleasant streets about 11:30 a.m. Saturday. She had the cash deposit in the passenger’s seat of her vehicle and the windows down.

    Two men stopped her as she passed Elm Street, reached in and took the money bag.

    For more on this story, see this week's Cynthiana Democrat.

  • Second straight win for Royalty in Bee Creek Recycling Late Model Series

    After pulling away from a two-lap side-by-side duel with Jonathan Storms of Woodbine, Brian Royalty of Cynthiana, led the rest of the way to earn his second consecutive main event victory in the 50-lap feature at Corbin Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 18. 

    It was his third win of the year in the Bee Creek Recycling Late Model Series.

    Heading into the first turn on the third lap, Storms got sideways and his Storms Racing Chevrolet No. 16 was hit by the Leah’s Catering Chevrolet No. 22 driven by Mike Bargo of Corbin, who was trying to get past.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report




    Sept. 17 at 5:46 p.m. -- injury, Ky 36 West, Hali P. Slone, 16, Cynthiana, driving a 2010 Toyota Corolla struck William H. Hubbard, 42, Cynthiana, driving a 2003 Ford Ranger.

    Sept. 16 at 12:15 p.m. -- injury, Ky 36 West, Dennis J. Jackson, 42, Berry, driving a 2007 Dodge Ram pickup struck mirrors with Douglas R. Brooks, 39, Cynthiana, driving a 2001 Ford Econoline F550.

  • Reunions

    CLASS OF 1964

    The Harrison County High School Class of 1964 will be holding its annual informal get together on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. The reunion will be held at the home of Bonnie (Pierce) and Tim Teater, 626 Waits Rd. The meal will be provided, however, if classmates have a specialty they would like to share, feel free to bring it.


  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.

    presiding Sept. 16, 2010


    Carina F. Webb, 1970, other hearing; theft by deception-include cold checks under $500; dismissed on completion of diversion.

    Chris Webb, 1979, other hearing; theft by deception-include cold checks under $500; dismissed on completion of diversion.


    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.

    presiding Sept. 9, 2010


  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 30

    Harrison Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a “Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories $5 sale” on Thursday, Sept. 30. The sale will be held in the main lobby of the hospital from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. All proceeds to support the work of the Harrison Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

  • Cynthiana Police Department Report


    Case reports

    Sept. 10 – At 6:03 p.m., police received a call from the Red Carpet that an individual was assaulted and suspect information was provided.

    Sept. 15 – At 9:44 p.m., police arrested Christopher Hurst charging him with criminal mischief. During the process of the arrest, Hurst allegedly dented the rear quarter panel of Sgt. Eric Kendall’s cruiser while resisting arrest.