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Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 18, 2017
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Jennie Mildred Dykes Whalen, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Philip Brewer, other hearing; motion sustained.
    Estate of Maxie Ann Caudill, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Russell Irvin, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Elizabeth Ann Moore, motion hour; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS
    William Daff and Mary Beth Daff to Familia Rentals, LLC, property located at 239 North Church Street.
    Eddie Calvin Roe and Jo Ann Roe to Andrew S. Roe and Shayla Roe, property located on Lail Lane, Harrison County.
    Nathan S. Linville and Kayla Linville to Allison Paige Cordray, property located on East Pike Street, $138,000.
    Michael W. Yoder and Amy Yoder to David Perry Miller and Loretta M. Miller, property on Oddville Pike (US 62), $40,000.

  • HRSA awards funding to support Kentucky families through Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program

    The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces $7,019,433 in funding to Kentucky through the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV Program). These funds will allow Kentucky to continue to provide voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services to women during pregnancy, and to parents with young children up to kindergarten entry.

  • Hurricane Harvey relief efforts extended to Oct. 27

    Hurricane Harvey relief efforts initiated by a group of local farmers and homemakers have been extended to Oct. 27.
    While headlines are lessening about the conditions of recovery in Texas after Hurricane Harvey caused so much damage, three local agriculture-based organizations are teaming up to take relief to the farmers.
    The Harrison County and Nicholas County Beef Cattle Associations and the Harrison County Homemakers are collecting items that a Texas Cattlemen’s Association has established as the greatest needs.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 28
    Harrison County Historical Society will meet on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Navigators, 1317 U.S. Hwy. 62 East. George R. Karvel, Ph. D., will discuss and sign his book The Kentucky Raider, which tells of General John Hunt Morgan’s Kentucky raids in context with Union General Edward Hobson’s capture and his order book that Dr. Karvel has in his possession.

  • Highway safety project coming to Harrison County

    COVINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 26, 2017) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 office would like to notify the public that a $128,004 highway safety project is in progress on several state routes in District 6, including Ky 36 from the Grant County-Harrison County line, into Cynthiana.

  • School Menus

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Pancake sausage or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Mini French toast or cereal, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast slider or cereal, or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Banana muffin or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Breakfast bun or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.

    SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY
    MONDAY: Gogurt, granola bites, apple, fresh fruit, juice, milk.

  • Thriller on Main will return Saturday, Oct. 21 for dance

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Thriller on Main will make a return engagement on Saturday, Oct. 21.
    This year, the family of Connor Harrison will head up the spook-tacular evening of dancing, food and drink in downtown Cynthiana.

  • The answers are always up to Him...always

    It was one of the post-Irma, pre-power-turned-back-on days and my husband and I were at a local restaurant for dinner.
    A man sitting next to us recognized me as “the lady from the newspaper,” and we started talking about the hurricane we had just survived and how God had spared us.
    The man confessed that he wasn’t a regular churchgoer, maybe went four or five times a year, but he was for sure going to go to church that Sunday.
    “God answered the prayers of people who prayed,” he said.

  • What if churches evangelized together?

    By Dr. Ted Beam,
    Guest columnist
    First United Methodist
    When God called Abraham to pray for Sodom and Gomorrah, recorded in Genesis 18, what was at stake? The salvation of the entire communities.
    When God sent Jonah to preach in Nineveh what were the stakes? The salvation of the entire community.
    When Ezra prayed for safe travel, recorded in Ezra 8, where was God sending him? God was sending Ezra to rebuild the religious activity and commitment of the city of Jerusalem.