Today's News

  • Grapplers open up on Saturday in Oldham County

    The Harrison County High School wrestling team gets its season underway this Saturday competing in the North Oldham Duals in Oldham County. Harrison County will compete against the hosts, along with four teams out of Louisville–Jeffersontown, Iroquois, Manual and Fairdale.

    Harrison County has 11 lettermen returning on its varsity roster, including six who participated in last year’s KHSAA State Championships in Frankfort.

  • Breds drop opener at Grant

    Long-range marksmanship by host Grant County doomed Harrison County on Tuesday night in the regular season opener for both boys varsity teams.

    Cody Kinman came off the bench for the Braves and torched the Thorobreds for five three-pointers as Grant County out-shot Harrison County from beyond the three-point arc 8-1, on their way to a 65-56 win.

  • Kaylee Jo Adkins

    Kaylee Jo Adkins

    Kaylee Jo Adkins was born to Cyndi Jo Adkins of Cynthiana on June 24, 2008 at Meadowview Regional Medical Center, Maysville, Ky. She weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Alan Moody “Doc” and Tammy Swinford of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Lucille Oney and the late Ermal Oney, Charles and Donna Swinford, and the late John and Wanda Herrington.

  • Santa letters are requested

    The Cynthiana Democrat has been contacted by Santa Claus to help him make his list. Santa will make all the decisions about who has been naughty and who has been nice. The Cynthiana Democrat has agreed to help out by printing children’s Christmas wish letters in the newspaper.

    Children’s letters must be received at The Cynthiana Democrat’s Webster Avenue office by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10. They may be dropped off, mailed to P.O. Box 160, Cynthiana, KY 41031, or e-mailed to rsmiley@cynthianademocrat.com. They must include the child’s name.

  • Church Briefs



    Thanks to everyone who helped in with the Soup and Basket Auction that was held this past weekend.

    Christmas Program. At the Berry United Methodist Church will take place on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The program director will be Sherry Gillespie. She has put together a new program.

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Nov. 17, 2008


  • Piper RhiAnnon-Rae True

    Piper RhiAnnon-Rae True

    Piper RhiAnnon-Rae True was born to Randy and Greta (Wohlwinder) True of Berry, Ky. on Sept. 17, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs., 12 oz. and is welcomed by her brothers, Dane and Gavin True.

    Maternal grandparents are Charlie and Susie Wohlwinder of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Anna May Henry of Carlisle and the late Preston Henry, and the late Cecil and Doris Wohlwinder of Cynthiana.

  • Museum Musings

    *Log Cabin, Nov. 11, 1905 -- “The first newspaper in Cynthiana was the ‘Guardian of Liberty’ published from Jan. 18, 1817 to March 13, 1819, possibly longer by John G. Keenan in the Redmon building on Court Square. ‘The Cynthiana Advertiser’ was established in 1821, continuing until 1827, ‘The Gleaner’ and the ‘Visitor,’ the latter a literary paper, were published from 1830 to about 1838. ‘The Cynthiana News’ was established in 1850 by John Atkinson and was purchased in 1851 by Major A. J. Morey.”



    Elizabeth A. Byler, Michael T. Beverly, Brett M. Solace, Jamie D. Fryman, Whitney Simpson, Jamison T. Howard, Phillip Kincade, Cason McIntosh, and Mason Hutchison.

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge David Melcher

    presiding Oct. 22, 2008


    Stephanie Bruin vs. Chad Bruin, motion hour; agreed order of support entered.