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Today's News

  • Building to be safer when the next storm hits

    In "The Three Little Pigs" fairy tale, a big bad wolf huffs and puffs until he blows down the houses of two little pigs. After a tornado did to their house what the wolf did to the two little pigs houses, Dan and Betsy Haley of Cynthiana, Ky., are planning to take a lesson from the third little pig whose house the wolf could not blow down. They are going to rebuild a stronger home. Many techniques they will employ rely on research done by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) about how to build or retrofit homes for greater resistance to high winds.

  • Birth - Jayden Daniel Davis

    Jayden Daniel Davis

    Jayden Daniel Davis was born to Megan Poe and Johnathan Davis of Cynthiana on Feb. 19, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 lbs. 13 oz.

    Maternal grandfather is William Poe of Mt. Olivet, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Robert and Karen Beagle and Rosa Poe and William E. Poe.

    Paternal grandmother is Barbie Davis of Paris, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Robert and Laverne McDaniel, Jesse Hutchison, and Daisy Williams.

  • Softball Fillies set to begin 2008 campaign in Georgetown

    The Harrison County Fillies are coming off a very successful 2007 season that saw the girls softball team finish with a 23-11 overall record. They were able to capture a 38th district championship and advance to the second round of the 10th Region tournament before falling to George Rogers Clark. The Fillies were 13-1 in the 10th Region and 8-1 in the 38th district in 2007.

  • Lions Club Auction begins with $51,000 goal

    In last year's 50th annual Lions Club Auction, the goal was to raise $50,000, which was met. So, it's only fitting that in its 51st year, the Lions Club would follow with a $51,000 goal.

    The annual Charity Auction will go on the air Monday, March 24, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

    Technology has changed the face of the former Lions Club Radio Auction. The audience is now both listeners and viewers.

  • Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFFS REPORT

    Traffic Cases

    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriffs Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    March 7 at 8:45 p.m. -- Non-injury, New Lair Road, Monique Watts, 20, Cynthiana, driving a 2005 Dodge Neon.

    March 7 at 6:50 p.m. -- Non-injury, U.S. 62 West, Cynthia Vickers, 41, Cynthiana, driving a 2006 Kia Sorrento.

    March 7 at 10:45 a.m. -- Non-injury, Old Lair Road, Maggie McLeese, 35, Cynthiana, driving a 1992 Chevrolet VNG20.

  • Cynthiana Police Dept.

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    Feb. 17 At 12:06 a.m., Woodrow Neace reported that he had been stabbed while at Victory Lane Bar. Police arrested. Leonard Henry, charging him with alcohol intoxication. Police recovered the knife on Feb. 23 from an individual who said he took it away from Henry.

    Feb.27 Brian K.Nickerson, Brooks Street, reported that his home was burglarized while he was away briefly. A prescription was taken from the home.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Ryan Chase Brown, March 9, son of Tim and Marireed Brown; Lynnzie Brooke Craddock, Feb. 4, daughter of Wade and Amy Morrison Craddock.

    A public meeting will be held March 19 at Macedonia Baptist Church on FEMA/HUD disaster recovery funds for property owners.

    March 24, 1988: State transportation officials continue to discuss constructing a connector road from New Lair Road to US 27 to reduce the amount of tractor-trailer traffic traveling through Cynthiana's business area.

  • Museum Musings

    MUSEUM MUSINGS,

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Oct. 15, 1942 - Scrap Drive WW2 - AD day Monday everywhere one looked he saw scrap metal. Children with wagons, wheelbarrows, carrying in baskets, sacks, men in their own or borrowed trucks, joh wagons pulled by two horses, passenger cars unloading precious metal, all joined to make a scene most pleasing to local citizens, but unpleasing to the Nazis. Several merchants loaned trucks to haul big loads. Much scrap was being dumped into the court house yard. This is donated and will be sold.

  • Marriage Licenses

    MARRIAGE LICENSES

    Megan Renea Carrel, 25, and Timothy Paul Shupert, 28, married Feb. 16, 2008.

    Amy Deshea Brewer, 31, and Mark Allen Mastin, 33, married Feb. 25, 2008.

    Amy Renee Ingram, 32, and Joseph Edward Schreiber, 37, married March 8, 2008.

  • District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding March 3, 2008

    PROBATE HEARING

    Estate of Barbara A. Ransdell, motion hour; administrator appointed, order entered.

    Estate of Charles Wesley Smith, probate hearing; administrator appointed, order entered.

    Estate of Virginia Ruth Spegal, probate hearing; will admitted to probate as self-proven.

    Estate of Michael Wayne Doram, probate hearing; administrator appointed, order entered.

    CIVIL CASES