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Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Fictional elephant
    6. Comprised or embodied
    9. Attention grabber
    13. Swelling
    14. Possess
    15. Corner joint
    16. Moth-_____
    17. Mauna ___, Hawaii
    18. Be theatrical
    19. *He arrived with a puff of smoke?
    21. “___ and ____,” 1992 Tom Cruise movie
    23. *Former Haiti President, “Baby ___” Duvalier
    24. To clean corn
    25. Goon
    28. Redecorate, e.g.
    30. Vandalizing a car
    35. Donkey sound
    37. Push for something

  • Fiscal court vote on Handy House questioned; timing in poor taste

    The Harrison County Heritage Council (HCHC), a duly formed non-profit under IRS Section 501(C)(3), would like to express its extreme disappointment in the Veterans Day vote taken by six members of the Harrison County Fiscal Court.
    It is our understanding, that with the urging of Magistrate Frank Henson, the vote to demolish Ridgeway (aka The Handy House) was moved upon citing two reasons: safety/security and lack of action by our organization.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Oct. 19 -- At 7:02 p.m., police were dispatched to Kens gas station where a man had entered the store wearing a hooded sweatshirt and brandishing a knife. The man went around the counter telling the clerk to give him money. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Nov. 7 -- At 10:45 p.m., an  injury accident occurred on Robinson Road about 11 miles from the city limits. Haley Powers of Shawhan Road was traveling behind Alexia King of Robinson-Berry Road. Powers was passing King, who turned left on Robinson-Berry Road. They drove themselves to HMH for treatment of their injuries.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 10, 2014
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Marjorie Browning, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Anna Sue Fite, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered.
    Estate of Wadonna Layne King, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    FELONY CASES
    James Reed Hope, 1973, show cause hearing; bench warrant to remain.
    MISDEMEANOR CASES

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Nov. 14, 2014
    CIVIL CASES
    Michael Allen Taylor vs. Casey Elizabeth Trapp, domestic; agreement reached, testimony taken.

  • Property Transfers

    David A. Welch to David A. Welch-Trustee of the David A. Welch Revocable Trust, property on US 62 in the City of Claysville.
    David A. Welch to David A. Welch-Trustee of the David A. Welch Revocable Trust, property on Claysville Road (US 62)  and Bell Road.
    David A. Welch to David A. Welch-Trustee of the David A. Welch Revocable Trust, Lot 3 in the Claysville precinct.
    Bradley G. Yearsley-Attorney-in-fact for Andrea D. Yearsley nka Andrea Maples and Allen Maples to Adam Scott Hornbeck and Ashley Hornbeck, property on Boyers Chapel turnpike, $347,500.

  • Correction

    A headline in last week’s Cynthiana Democrat may have been misleading.

     Former Blue Grass Energy director Larry Willis died at 7:38 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, while a patient at Morgan County Appalachian Regional Healthcare, according to a spokesperson for the Kentucky Department of Corrections.

  • Harvest of Hopes offers community a Thanksgiving dinner

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    For those who may be spending Thanksgiving alone with no special meal to commemorate the day, there is hope ... Harvest of Hope.

    Unity Christmas Church members and volunteers are preparing 1,200 meals for Thanksgiving day.

  • Main Street Program adds holiday market to Christmas parade

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    After Thanksgiving dinner and the Black Friday blitz, The Cynthiana Main Street Program invites everyone to enjoy the rest of their holiday weekend shopping in Cynthiana.