Today's News

  • Session begins to wind down, but the work continues to ramp up

    As always, it was a busy and eventful week in Frankfort. Although we had a short week with only four days of action, every day was fairly lengthy and the end result was a plethora of bills and resolutions passed, most of which are heading straight to the governor for final approval.
    Conference committees were also named this week. Conference committees are groups of both senators and representatives that come together to hash out differences on things the two bodies disagree on.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, March 29
    Senior Bingo. Thursday, March 29 at 11 a.m. Senior adults can play Bingo at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Prizes will be household items. Space is limited and pre-registration is not required. Participation is on a first come basis.
    Literacy Bell Celebration. Thursday, March 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library to celebrate kindergarten and first grade students in our community who have learned how to read.

    FRIDAY, March 30

  • Whitaker-Gifford to marry Oct. 13

    Bob and Lynn Whitaker, Cynthiana, Ky., together with David and Darlene Gifford, Mt. Olivet, Ky., announces the  engagement of their children, Layne Whitaker and Lee Gifford.
    The wedding celebration will take place on Oct. 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.
    Invitations will be sent.

  • Case to host April Omega Chapter meeting on April 2

    The Feb. 5 meeting of the Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met in the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Community room, hosted by Kay Cox.
    The cultural program was a joint effort of Linda Root and Cheryl Case about the possibilities of tomorrow. We have all seen so many changes in our lifetimes: the weather, health issues, medicine, the economy, and technology. We need to decide how we are going to live our lives, and to be purposeful in planning for the coming years. Many things change as we age.

  • Harrison County Homemakers recognized as Top Dress Makers

    On March 5, the Harrison County Extension Homemakers hosted an International Dinner featuring the country of Ghana.
    Kelsey Knight, of Pendleton County, shared highlights of her year in Ghana with AgriCorps. Traditions and foods of the country were prepared and served as part of the cultural enrichment.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Aug. 14, 1930 -- “Golfers are qualifying for a tournament this week on the Barnyard Course on Pleasant Street. Qualifying scores for men are 55 and under and for women 60 and under.”

  • Extension Homemakers plan tea party for residents of Grand Haven, Edgemont, and Cedar Ridge

    The Harrison County Extension Homemakers will be sponsoring a tea party at Cedar Ridge Nursing Home and Assisted Living on Monday, April 9 at 2 p.m.; Grand Haven Nursing Home on Tuesday, April 10 at 2 p.m.; and Edgemont Manor Nursing Home on Wednesday, April 11 at 2 p.m.
    All friends and family members are invited to share in this fun activity with the residents.
    For more information call 234-5510.

  • Spring lawn care is simple, do not fertilize

    Pay no attention to the man behind the screen, or should I say on the screen.
    Commercials for lawn fertilizers show up on the airwaves this time of the year promising the perfect lawn if you apply this product or that. 
    In fact, keeping a healthy attractive lawn is not that complicated if you maintain good habits; and this does not necessarily include spring fertilization.
    I think we would all agree that an attractive lawn is one that has a thick stand of turf with good color and is relatively weed free. 

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kathryn Cecilia Gasser, Dec. 31, daughter of Nathan and Megan Gasser.
    The Cynthiana Police Department has purchased tasers to be used by on-duty officers.
    Harrison Deposit Bank, located on the corner of Pike and Walnut streets, was robbed Monday morning. The suspect managed to get away.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    March 20--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a bench warrant from Harrison Circuit Court to Magan L. Pelfrey for failure to appear
    March 20--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a bench warrant from Montgomery County District Court to Magan L Pelfrey for contempt of court libel/slander resistance to order.
    March 20--Dep. Stephen McCauley served a bench warrant from Harrison District Court to Robert Commodore for failure to appear.