Today's News

  • Ruby Marie Berry

    Ruby Marie Berry

    Ruby Marie Berry was born to Edward and Jillian Berry of Cynthiana on Aug. 19, 2016 at St. Joseph East Women’s Center in Lexington, Ky.

    She weighed 9 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by her sister Georgia Kate Berry.

    Maternal grandparents are Ronnie and Tina Hall of Mt. Sterling, Ky., and Andrea and John Hughes of Georgetown, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are Jennifer Roberts and William Claypool of Cynthiana, and the late Edward Berry.

  • Ammerman-Allison to wed Sept. 17

    Shannan Ammerman and Scot Allison announces their upcoming marriage.

    Shannan is the daughter of Gary Ammerman of Paris and the late Karen Ammerman.

    Scot is the son of Larry and Sally Allison of Winchester.

    The bride-to-be is a graduate of Morehead State University and is employed at Harrison Memorial Hospital as a Registered Nurse.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of Nicholas County High School and is employed by the City of Carlisle as a 911 telecommunicator.

  • Birthday Celebration
  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 6, 1927 -- “The Abdallah  Park  grandstand was a conspicuous  object from trains passing nearby. Many an old-timer recalled the days of glory when the flower of the trotting horse world engaged in speed contests over its fine mile track.”

  • Reunions


    The descendents of A.N. and Margaret Wagoner Herrington will hold their reunion Sunday, Sept. 11 at Wagoners Chapel Church. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m. A memorial service for Jim Sims will be held at 2 p.m.

    Come spend a day with family and friends.



  • Marriage Licenses

    Linda Katherine Robinson, 23, and James Tylor Gilligan, 23, married Aug. 13, 2016.


    Amy Arlyn Hill, 40, and Robert Joe Howard, 38, married Aug. 13, 2016.


    William Lafayette Wolfe Jr., 56, and Ninette Thomas Thompson, 52, married Aug. 14, 2016.


    Sara Elizabeth Taylor, 23, and Tyler Wayne Fugate, 22, married Aug. 13, 2016.

  • Kentucky Chautauqua presents Jemima Boone: Life on the Frontier

    Historic Ruddles Mills Inc., along with Kentucky Chautauqua, will present Jemima Boone: Life on the Frontier on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Ruddles Mills community potluck supper at Ruddles Mills Christian Church picnic shelter, 3804 Ruddles Mills/Millersburg Road.

    Jemima Boone (Callaway) was the daughter of Daniel and Rebecca Bryan Boone. At the age of 14 she was kidnapped by a group of Indians.

    Betsy Smith of Cynthiana portrays Boone for Kentucky Chautauqua.

  • Way Back When

    E.D. Bullard Company moves marketing department to the Cynthiana plant.

    John Faulconer cuts the ribbon at Eastside Elementary opening the playground equipment. Faulconer, Ken’s NewMarket manager, represented the store which sponsored the receipt program that allowed the purchase of the equipment.


    50 years ago . . .

  • Grays Run Accident
  • Four-vehicle crash Monday sends three to hospitals

    Tragedy was averted on Monday after a four-car accident on US 62 West, a mile and a half south of Cynthiana.

    According to a report from Harrison County sheriff’s deputy Robert Peak, Medearis Robertson was stopped on the roadway, westbound, waiting for a vehicle driven by Gwen Whalen to turn left into her driveway.

    A vehicle behind  Robertson, driven by Seth Dingess, Mt. Olivet, struck the Robertson vehicle then careened into the eastbound lane, where it side-swiped the eastbound truck of Billy Clem.