.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Grand jury issues indictments against 13 defendants

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Thirteen individuals were recently indicted by a Harrison County grand jury on charges ranging from flagrant non-support of minor children to fleeing or evading police.
    Scott Goble, 31, was named in two indictments all stemming from an Aug. 10 incident where he allegedly attempted to flee from law enforcement after it was determined he had an outstanding warrant.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Kaitlyn Elizabeth Gooden, 22, and Tyler Lyon Justice, 23, married Aug. 12, 2017.
    Antonia Amberdawn Abshear, 30, and Robert Allen Stanfield, 42, married Aug. 21, 2017.
    Brianna Elizabeth Gilliam, 23, and Glynden Wilson King, 31, married July 29, 2017.
    Jeanette Blanche Custard, 46, and Larry Eugene Thompson, 48, married Aug. 21, 2017.
    Ashley Noelle Tidrick, 28, and Andrew Lester Johnson, 28, married Aug. 30, 2017.

  • Dr. Slone joins new veterinarian in Cynthiana practice

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    A new veterinarian with literally a world of experience has joined the Pet Wellness Veterinary Center, specializing in large animals.
    Dr. Kevin Slone, originally from Stamping Ground has joined the practice of Dr. Amberlee Cobler as an associate.
    “I am very happy to be back in a rural setting and am excited to get to know the folks around Harrison County,” Slone said.

  • Museum Musings

    *Cynthiana News, Aug. 8, 1867 -- “The good people of Cynthiana can purchase coal of H.D. Frisbie at as cheap or cheaper rates than can be had at Covington or elsewhere. Mr. F. Can sell coal by the car load or any other way to suit purchasers, and in buying in Cynthiana you save writing, stamps &c. Mr. F. has excellent scales for weighing coal.”

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County holds September luncheon meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Sept. 8 at Bluegrass Care Navigators for their monthly luncheon and business meeting. Virgie Wells, president, welcomed members and guests and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The Woman’s Club is delighted to welcome new member Alice McEwan. She was introduced by Sue Burrier.

  • Court says yes to Sunday liquor sales in the county

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court, by a 4-3 vote, passed the second reading of an ordinance that will allow Sunday sale of package and by-the-drink, alcoholic beverages in Harrison County.
    The ordinance specifies that only licensees with the proper credentials will be allowed to participate and then only between certain hours.
    Section one of the ordinance says:

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1964
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1964 will be having their annual get-together on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. at Biancke’s. This annual event is an informal time to catch up on activities of class members. The meal will be soups (chili and potato), salad, sandwiches, tea and dessert and will cost each person $10. We need a count of those who plan to attend, therefore, if you plan to attend, call Ruth Ann Florence Wilson at 859-588-0760 or Donna Navarre at 859-234-1528.

  • Mason County edges Breds 1-0 Tuesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Mason County Royals had help from a great save by their goal keeper and another by the crossbar as Harrison County was denied a score in the Royals 1-0 win over the Thorobreds Tuesday on the Hilltop.  
    The Breds spent much of the first half on the offensive end but could not get a goal.  Communications and teamwork continued to improve, but still no score.  The score at the half was 0-0.

  • Mother barricades herself, children in home during shooting

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Emilie Fuhr arrived at her home on KY 1842 around 1:45 p.m. She was standing at the mailbox when she heard the first of several gun shots.
    Fuhr said that living in the country she thought nothing of the shots.
    She got back into the car with two of her three children and drove to her residence. Then she heard a helicopter and the area around her home was filled with law enforcement.
    She said she called E911 and was advised to stay in the house with doors locked.

  • Fillies golf fifth in Clark Co. tournament

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies golf team traveled to Cassell Creek Golf Course to compete in the George Rogers Clark Invitational last Saturday.  The eight-team tournament saw Scott County win by an impressive 44 strokes over the second place George Rogers Clark squad.