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Today's News

  • Cynthiana woman arrested in Scott County on drug-trafficking charges

    According to a story that appeared in the Georgetown News Graphic,written by Kelli Stokes, a Harrison County woman was arrested on June 20, and charged with first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, third degree trafficking in a controlled substance, first degree promoting contraband, excessive windshield/window tinting as well as having an outstanding warrant in Nicholas County for trafficking in a controlled substance.

  • MCTS/LVC hosting instant registration day on Thursday, July 14

    Change your life in an instant at Instant Registration Day at the Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College on Thursday, July 14.

    “If you have been thinking about starting or returning to college, you can take part in Instant Registration Day and be ready to start classes in August with just one visit to our college,” says Jessica Kern, Chief Officer of Enrollment and Student Services. 

  • Dr. Karl Schulstad retires after 22 years with Harrison Memorial

    On June 30, HMH General Surgeon Karl Schulstad, M.D., will retire after 22 years of practicing medicine in Cynthiana.

    “We are thankful to Schulstad for his service for more than two decades. His dedication to the community has been tremendous,” said Brian Mulberry, M.D., Chairman of the HMH Board of Directors.

  • Joint training for emergency responders a success

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    The first-ever Cynthiana-Harrison County Emergency Responders Training Seminar was conducted over three days last week, June 22-24, at the Maysville Community College Licking Valley Campus in Cynthiana.

  • Blood drive at Walmart Saturday

    The Kentucky Blood Center will have one of its bloodmobiles at the Cynthiana Walmart on Saturday, July 2, from 2-7 p.m.

    The blood drive, named Holiday Heroes, can ensure a strong blood supply for Fourth of July week.

    Donors will not only be saving a Kentucky patient’s life, but they’ll be entered to win one of two of the following big summer giveaways from KBC.

  • Fabulous 4th is Saturday

    The Rotary-sponsored Fabulous Fourth will be held Saturday at Flat Run Veterans’ Park beginning at 2 p.m.

    Expect to be wowed by the annual fireworks display as well as other traditional Fab 4th activities, ie, food vendors and kids’ zone.

    There will also be the return of JoJo Gun with Jamie Eubanks at 6:30 p.m. Travis Cook will open musical performances at 4 p.m.

    Admission is $5 per car load. In the event of rain, activities will be held on Sunday.

  • School board approves funding for student insurance

    Becky Barnes,

    Editor

    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    Each student in the Harrison County school district will have insurance coverage again for the 2016-17 school year.

    The school board voted Tuesday to continue the program and at a lesser premium than this year.

  • Harrison County teen jailed with $15,000 bond

    Becky Barnes,

    Editor

    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    A young Harrison County man is in jail after a Kentucky State Trooper witnessed him weaving from side to side.

    Tpr. Charles Loudermilk made a traffic stop on Ky. 36 West at Poindexter Pike on a 2006 Chevrolet Malibu Monday, June 27, around 1:30 p.m. Donald Herrington, 18, was driving the vehicle that Loudermilk said was weaving, according to a KSP press release.

  • Copes, residents take issue with code enforcement

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    A contentious special meeting of the Harrison County Fiscal Court was held at noon on Tuesday at the courthouse.

    Several angry residents of magisterial district eight voiced their displeasure at being issued property nuisance warnings by temporary code enforcement officer Mike Aldridge.

  • Sen. West on the Fourth of July

     The Fourth of July gives us all a chance to reflect on our country and to take pride in our nation’s enduring principles. It is the day on which the Declaration of Independence was ratified by exemplary visionaries who dared to create a new form of government and new laws for a new people. For the first time it was decided that every person is born with certain God-given rights and that government should have no powers of its own other than those granted to it by the people.