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Today's News

  • Honor Roll

    MIDDLE SCHOOL
    The Harrison County Middle School Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks includes:
    All A’s
    Elizabeth Allison, Jordan Banks, Cindy Barker, Olivia Barry, Blaine Biddle, Logan Biddle, Kendall Box, Benton Bramel, Clay Carpenter, Ella Cash, Mercadees Chambers, Kathleen Clarke, Alaina Coppage, Devin    Covert, Chris Coy, Ava Craig, Allen Crump, Tatum Cummings, Emily Davis, Laci Davis, Payton Doyle, Kenzie Fister, Kendra Fizette, Shelby Foxworth;

  • New scholarship helps Kentuckians get in, get out and get to work tuition free

    Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Sec. Hal Heiner has announced details about the new Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship (WRKS), which provides free tuition for programs in five business sectors that are considered high wage, high demand.

  • Some plants like it wet

    There are some plants that demand good drainage:  taxus, coreopsis, gaillardia and penstemon, to name a few. I have lost them all because they were poorly sited in the garden but now that I know where water is slow to drain, I know where to plant those trees, shrubs and perennials that like wet environments.  
    There is an upside to poor drainage for some plants, just be sure that water is available when Mother Nature doesn’t deliver.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 1
    KidTown Child Care Center Safe Sitter Classes. June 1 and 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the HMH Conference rooms. Cost is $30 and includes lunch for both days and a t-shirt. To register, contact Annette Harney at 859-235-3521.
    Paper Crafting: Scrapbooking and Card Making. Thursday, June 1 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Call the library at 859-234-4881 to register to make two scrapbook pages and a greeting card.

  • Farmer’s Deposit Bank donation

    Farmer’s Deposit Bank made a $400 donation to the Harrison County Area Technology Center, earmarked for the local FBLA program. The donation will help offset expenses for four FBLA students to attend the annual week-long FBLA Leadership Development Camp during the 2017-18 school year. Presenting the check is Farmer’s Deposit Bank COO, Greg Wills. Receiving the check is FBLA vice-president Austin Hill, far right, along with Jason Roush. Roush finished fifth overall in the 2017 FBLA State Competition in  networking concepts.

  • Court sentences seven

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Brenda Prather, who was one of three individuals busted in an active meth lab last October, was sentenced to 10 years in prison last week.
    Prather had entered a guilty plea to charges of complicity to manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance (meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence and three counts of unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursor.
    The court denied Prather’s request for probation.

  • Lions Club welcomes state representative for hot topics in Frankfort

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Newly elected 78th District representative Mark Hart was the guest speaker at the  Cynthiana Lion’s Club on Tuesday.
    The Falmouth native said that he has been working closely with Harrison County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett.

  • Court opts into nine-county tourism/economic development organization

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court unanimously voted to enter into a nine-county organization to promote tourism and economic development, on Tuesday night.
    Tracy Pratt Savage of Licking Valley Adventurers gave a presentation to the court about the advantages of the fledgling organization that she is heading up.

  • Museum volunteers honored
  • The Great Museum Treasure Hunt begins third season on June 2

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    There are some big changes in store for museum enthusiasts -- at least of the school-age participants.
    The third Great Museum Treasure Hunt will get underway next week with the first clue being published in the Thursday, June 1, issue of The Cynthiana Democrat.