Today's News

  • Man who ran from police gets 12 years

    Becky Barnes,

    A Harrison County man has learned his fate in Harrison Circuit Court.
    Scott Goble, 32, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on multiple charges that date back to August 2017.
    On Aug. 10, Goble led law enforcement officers on a chase through Harrison County and into Grant County racking up charges as he went.

  • Cynthiana Main Street vying for $25K cash prize in national contest Vote now to advance Cynthiana Main Street to the next round

    On Feb. 26, Independent We Stand, the national small business movement, kicked-off its third annual America’s Main Streets contest to help consumers, small business owners and Main Street organizations reward a deserving Main Street with $25,000 in cash and sponsor-related prizes. Cynthiana Main Street in Cynthiana is among this year’s nominees.
    America’s Main Streets play an important role in the long-term success of communities and help build a sense of place reinforcing this year’s theme: “Local Memories. Lasting Impact.”

  • Three-county race right around the corner

    We are getting so excited for this year’s Tri-County Road Race Series. This is a three-part race series that takes you to Lake Carnico in Carlisle, Downtown Paris and Downtown Cynthiana. This is the first time we have partnered with other counties and we can’t wait.
    Each race has its own personality and comes with a shirt and goody bag. If you sign up to participate in all three races, you receive a one-of-a-kind participation medal, handmade right here in Cynthiana by Licking Valley Laser Works.

  • 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.