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Today's News

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, April 2,1897 - The members of the local Chapter of the D.A.R. were entertained by Mrs. Hervey McDowell Tuesday.

  • Birth - Sawyer Glenn Cracraft

    Sawyer Glenn Cracraft

    Sawyer Glenn Cracraft was born to Christopher and Angela Cracraft on Feb. 8, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He weighed 6 lbs. 13 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Jarvis Agee and Vivian Hawkins; maternal great-grandparents are Bonnie Robison of Campbellsville, Ky. and the late Wigg Robison, and the late James and Lena Agee of Campbellsville.

  • Cynthiana men arrested in connection with Monday bank robbery

    Note: Information on this story was released after the print deadline for this week's edition of The Cynthiana Democrat. A complete story will be in the May 1 edition.

    Two Cynthiana men have been arrested in connection with a Monday morning bank robbery in Bourbon County.

    According to a Kentucky State Police report, Steve Perry, 28, of Cynthiana, was arrested and charged with robbery first degree, and tampering with physical evidence.

  • Harrison track and field competes in two meets

    The weather cooperated with the HCHS track teams this week and enabled them to participate in two different meets. On Tuesday, April 15, the Breds and Fillies traveled to the Woodford County All-Comers meet and on Saturday, April 19, the teams competed in the Donnie Carnes Invitational Meet at Campbell County Middle School.

  • Sports Beat

    HCHS tennis update

    On Tuesday, April 15 the Harrison County Fillies tennis team hosted the team from Highlands on the Hilltop. Although the girls suffered an 8-1 loss, the doubles team of Miranda Turk and Emily Vance defeated Highlands Rebecca Skatton and Abbie Sedor in an 8-4 match.

    On Wednesday, April 16 both the Fillies and Breds were in action on the Hilltop, facing Mason County.

  • Harrison bowlers honored at season-ending banquet

    On Wednesday, April 16, the Harrison County High School bowling teams marked the conclusion of another successful season with an awards banquet at Galactic Alley in Cynthiana.

    Representing Harrison County schools at the event were Superintendent Dr. Roy Woodward, HCHS Principal Jim Schmidt, and Guidance Counselor, as well as number one fan, Donelle Judy. Also in attendance was a large gathering of the bowlers parents and family.

    We appreciate each of our supporters and we are thankful to them for all the encouragement this year, said Assistant Coach Jim Holland.

  • Transition houseplants outside slowly

    We winter over a great many tropicals from year to year. I have angle wing begonias, agapanthus, dipladenia, gardenia and a growing collection of succulents that spend the winter in a restful state in the windowed basement. They are starting to look a little ragged because of low light, humidity and water: the realities of the indoor winter environment in Kentuckiana. But things are changing outside so I am getting everyone ready for the big move.

  • New superintendent hired

    The Harrison County Board of Education hired a new superintendent on Sunday.

    Andy Dotson, a native of Pikeville, Ky., was chosen from the list of finalists. Dotson is currently an employee of the Kentucky Department of Education.

    More information will be released as it becomes available.

  • Police arrest suspect in ATV heist

    A Cynthiana man was arrested Monday morning after having eluded police on a 4-wheeler Saturday night.

    Deputy Paul Olin of the Harrison County Sheriff's Department said Jeffrey Pratt allegedly took a 2007 Honda ATV from a garage on Walnut Street.

    Sonya Kiskaden reported the 4-wheeler stolen on Wednesday, April 9. She told police that Pratt asked her earlier to sell the ATV, but she declined.

  • HCHS trackers get season started with home meet

    After having the start of their season delayed twice by rain cancellations, the Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies finally got their first taste of competition last Thursday while playing host to an All Comers meet on the Hilltop. In the meet that featured seven teams, the Breds took second place overall and the Fillies earned third place honors.

    I was pleased with the effort from our team, said Fillies Coach Danny Simpson. With so many first-year runners, it was a real learning experience for them.

    Scoring came from many different areas for the Fillies.