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Today's News

  • Church News

    CYNTHIANA PRESBYTERIAN
    This year’s Vacation Bible School studied some of the events from Joseph’s life. The theme was Egypt: Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace so we decorated with an Egyptian theme and the central character was Joseph himself.
    Children step back in time at Egypt, exploring the life of Joseph.
    We are exploring Pharaoh’s palace, experience thrilling “real life” dramas. And play high energy games, sampling tasty snacks and hearing unforgettable music.  Plus meet lots of new friends.

  • Fabulous 4th activities will be July 1 at Flat Run

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    This year’s Rotary Club-sponsored Fabulous Fourth will be held on Saturday, July 1.
    According to Howard Fryman,  Rotary president, the afternoon will get underway at 2 p.m. There will be bounce houses, entertainment and the popular fireworks show at dusk.
    Fryman said the city and county governments work together to provide the fireworks that conclude the Fabulous Fourth event, which is held at Flat Run Veterans Park.
    There is a $5 per carload fee.

  • We were never meant to walk the road of faith alone

     These days, a lot of people are in recovery, from drug or alcohol addiction, from childhood trauma and abuse -- the list goes on.
    It’s good that people are seeking help for the things that hurt them.
    But church?
    Over the years I’ve noticed an increasing number of articles and books and blogs written by “recovering” church people, former Christian fundamentalists or evangelicals, former Catholics, former Baptists.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 22
    The Harrison County Historical Society will have its monthly meeting on Thursday, June 22, 7 p.m. at Bluegrass Hospice Care Navigators, 1317 U.S. 62 East. Enter at the rear door entrance, where the meeting room is the first room on the left. Former Cynthiana mayor, Virgie Wells, will talk of her times in office and the histories of Cynthiana that she witnessed.

  • City ponders Sunday liquor sales

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cynthiana Mayor James Smith has called for a special forum to hear both sides of a Sunday liquor sales proposal.
    At Tuesday’s regular meeting, Sonia Kirkman, Annastasia Hicks, both representing Ashford Acres Inn as owner and manager, and Austin Dacci, one of the owners of Maiden City Brewery, told commissioners that adding Sunday sales would allow them to be more competitive in their businesses.

  • Bowling Results

    Adult/youth 6/13/17
    1 Spare Me 23.0/L 5.0
    2 Pickett Up 18.0/L 10.0
    3 4 Amigos 16.0/L 12.0
    4 The Bowling Stones 15.5/L 12.5
    5 All About The Strikes 14.0/L 14.0
    6 Split Happens 13.0/L 15.0
    7 Team 1 12.5/L 15.5
    8 All About The Gutters 12.0/L 16.0
    9 Gutt/L er Done 10.0/L 18.0

  • Sports Beats

    HCHS golf tryouts to begin in July
    There will be two days of golf tryouts for boys and girls interested in playing for the Harrison County High School teams.
    Both days of tryouts will be held at the Cynthiana Country Club and prospective golfers should arrive on both days, no later than 7:30 a.m.
    The boys tryouts will be on Monday, July 17 and the girls tryouts will be on the following day, Tuesday, July 18.
    Neither team will carry more than 10 team-members after try-outs are completed.

  • Diamondbacks take Cal Ripken championship title

    Taylor Cusick,
    Summer intern
    tcusick@cynthianademocrat.com

    This year’s Cal Ripken championship game saw two familiar teams face off for glory.
    For those who caught the final game last year, this game was a blast from the past. The second-seed A’s faced off against the first-seed Diamondbacks in a rematch of what was last year’s championship game.

  • Joe Mooney Invitational Golf Tournament is this weekend

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The 53rd annual Joe Mooney Invitational Golf Tournament will get underway this weekend at the Cynthiana Country Club.
    The 36-hole medal play event for men will be played over the 5,800 yard nine-hole layout, with the first round on Saturday and the final round on Sunday.
    Defending champion Joe Henson is in the field once again and will be seeking his fifth career invitational title.

  • Dr. Sofie Pinney joins HMH medical staff

    The staff of Harrison Memorial Hospital announces the addition of Sofie Pinney, Foot and Ankle Surgeon to its medical staff.
    The field of medicine focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the foot and ankle.