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Today's News

  • Sports This Week

    Fast Pitch
    Thursday, Mar. 29 at Paris V/JV/FR 5:30 PM
    Saturday, Mar. 31 at Ryle Triangle Varsity
    10:30 AM vs. Ryle, 12 PM vs. Harrison, OH

    Track
    Thursday, Mar. 29 Harrison Co. All-Comers (H) 5 PM

    Tennis
    Wednesday, Mar. 28 vs. Grant Co. (H) 4 PM
    Thursday, Mar. 29 vs. GRC (H) 4:30 PM

    Baseball
    Wednesday, Mar. 28 vs. Scott C. (H) Freshman 5:30 PM
    Thursday, Mar. 29 vs. Pendleton Co. (H) V/FR 5:15/7:15 PM
    Saturday, Mar. 31 at Crestview, FL JV/V 11AM/1:30 PM

  • Largemouth bass removal taking place on Beaver Lake in Anderson County

    FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Crews from the fisheries division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will remove largemouth bass from Beaver Lake in Anderson County in the coming weeks to alleviate overcrowding and improve growth rates of fish.

  • Late April dates for LVS, RTC performances

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Fans of the arts should mark their calendars in late April as both the Licking Valley Singers and the Rohs Theatre Company will have multiple performances.
    The LVS, under the direction of Karen Bear, with accompanist Dr. Beth Laytart, will have a two-day engagement at the Cynthiana Baptist Church.
    They have been rehearsing, one night a week, since January.

  • Additional fishing access opens at Taylorsville Lake WMA

    Anglers eager to catch the white bass spawning run along a section of Salt River above Taylorsville Lake can get there easier now that some road access has re-opened in the area.
    The gated accesses at Palmer Road and Old River Road off Ky. 44 at Taylorsville Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) will remain open from daylight until dark into summer, except for closures during the youth-only and general spring turkey seasons.

  • Church News

    CITY ON A HILL
    Just a reminder that City on a Hill Church is no longer meeting at the old Berry Lumber Co. Building. We are now holding services every Sunday in the Community room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Connect time is 9-9:45 a.m. for some recreation and Bible Study for our youth with the youth Pastor. Adults will also meet for fellowship in the community room at these times. Service will begin at 10 a.m. with live worship. Come as you are and worship with us.

  • Researchers to deploy wall of sound to battle invasive fish

    Researchers will experiment with a riverbed bubbler and sound system as part of the ongoing effort to slow the spread of Asian carp throughout the Mississippi River basin.
    European technology originally designed to steer migrating salmon back into main river channels will be tested below Barkley Dam in western Kentucky as an environmentally friendly way to block passage of Asian carp upstream.

  • Will you believe the message of the Cross?

    By Steve Perry,
    Calvary Assembly of God

    (1 Corinthians 1:18 (NKJV)
    18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.
    This time of year people of the Christian faith celebrate the death and resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. His death came as he was hung on a torturous cross and then placed in a borrowed tomb for burial.  

  • Grace Notes

    Editor’s note: This column from 2009 is being rerun in honor of Nancy Kennedy’s husband, Barry, who turned 65 this week.
    When I first met my husband he drove a totally hot car, a brand-new 1973 Mercury Comet GT, white with burnt orange pinstripes and burnt orange interior -- and a manual transmission.
    Because we were young and newly in love and Barry had miles of patience, he attempted to teach me to drive it. It helped that we lived in Northern Maine where there wasn’t much to crash into except snow banks and caribou.

  • Viewpoint pictures
  • Charity auction continues through Friday night

    The 61st Annual Lions Club Radio Auction is underway and will continue through Friday, March 30, on WCYN-1400 AM and also will be carried live on local Cable-6 television. It will also be streamed live on the WCYN app at WCYN.com.
    The auction will begin at 6:30 nightly and will last until 10:30. There will be a $100 Superbucks drawing each night of the auction.