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Today's News

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital offers Community Education Assistance

    The Community Education Assistance program awards tuition loans to area students to encourage them to enter the healthcare profession and return to Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) as licensed graduate professionals. HMH is currently seeking individuals who are interested in the following programs:
    Respiratory Therapy
    Associates and Bachelors Degrees
    Laboratory
    Associates and Bachelors Degrees -- MLT or MT
    Nursing
    Associates and Bachelors Degrees
    Information Systems

  • Community Action Council begins LIHEAP Crisis program
  • Land donations fuel Conservation Camp upgrades

    The sale of donated land in McLean County and around Beaver Lake in Anderson County helped provide the funds to begin construction of a new dining hall at Camp John Currie on Kentucky Lake beginning this August. This is just one example of the positive impact donated lands can have on conservation education in Kentucky.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Buzz off
    6. Dunce
    9. Back of the neck
    13. Big Dipper shape
    14. Rejuvenating spot
    15. Succeed
    16. Helped
    17. Waikiki garb
    18. *Like characters played by Lon Chaney
    19. *Marx brother
    21. *Famously played title role in “Cleopatra”
    23. *1950s teen idol, ___ Hunter
    24. Not that
    25. Thrilla in Manila boxer
    28. Friendly jab on Facebook
    30. Set aside as inferior
    35. Marijuana user’s hookah
    37. Stole material

  • KSP safety checkpoint locations released

    The Kentucky State Police at Dry Ridge will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the post district. These checkpoints will be set up at designated areas on highways where statistics have shown an elevated number of vehicle crashes.  During the checkpoints officers will be enforcing laws related to Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol, Licensing of Motor Vehicles and Operators, Registration and Insurance Violations, Seat Belt and Child Restraint violations along with Motor Vehicle Equipment Violations.

  • CPD investigation continuing into New Year’s Day robbery at Shell Apple Market

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Police are continuing to investigate a New Year’s Day robbery at Shell Apple Market on Pleasant Street.
    Sgt. Jeff Thomas reported that at about 11:30 p.m. last Friday, a man wearing a dark hooded sweat shirt, gloves and blue jeans and brandishing a piece of glass entered the Shell market and demanded money.
    When the clerk hesitated, the white male subject jumped the counter and grabbed the entire cash drawer.

  • Making healthy choices made easier and more affordable

    If the idea of eating nutritious food seems expensive and difficult, it may be surprising to learn it can be affordable and simple to live a healthy lifestyle.
    The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service makes the healthy choice the easy-and-affordable choice for Kentuckians. Through the Nutrition Education Program’s Healthy Choices For Everybody series, participants focus on building a healthier plate, preparing easy meals that taste great, and saving money on groceries.

  • Chamber nominations sought

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2016  annual Chamber Awards Banquet.
    Award categories are: Public Safety, Healthcare, Educator, Citizen, Volunteer, Farmer and Business/Business Person of the year. Winners do not have to be Chamber members. Nominations are open to the community.
    Forms may be submitted online through a link on the Chamber’s Facebook page or picked up at Biancke’s Restaurant or the Chamber office and returned to 201 S. Main St. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 5.

  • Cordle charged after gun incident at Parkland Manor

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Cynthiana man was arrested Saturday after allegedly having a gun at Parkside Manor.
    Sgt. Jeff Thomas of the Cynthiana Police Department said officers were dispatched to Parkside Manor on Oddville Avenue after receiving a call that a drunk man was there with a gun.
    The suspect was gone from the facility when police arrived. However, witnesses were able to direct police to the residence of Jason Cordle, who was the boyfriend of a Parkside employee.