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Today's News

  • Grand jury indicts 12 in November session

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County grand jury met on Nov. 7 and returned 15 indictments against 12 individuals.
    Glen Neace, 41, faces a six-count indictment on charges stemming from an Oct. 8 incident investigated by Det. Justin Jett of the Cynthiana Police Department.

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  • Former Cynthiana man sentenced to life in prison

    Rocky Ashby, formerly of Cynthiana, was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction in Taylor  County for murdering his former girlfriend in July 2016.
    Tara Simpson Lamer of Campbellsvile was shot twice in the head by Ashby, against whom she had previously filed emergency protective orders. Lamer had also told officers that she had been held in Georgetown against her will and that Ashby had threatened to kill her.
    According to Channel 18 News, Ashby can seek parole after serving 20 years of his life sentence.
     

  • Sunday event to help Eden’s family

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    When Baby Eden Todd Carter was born on July 1, 2017, she was a little jaundiced, but nothing that caused concern for the doctors. However, in just a few short weeks, the concern became real.
    At just a little over a month old, Eden became very jaundiced.
    Her parents, Chris and Ashley Coppage Carter, who are from Harrison County and living in Lemoore, California, with Eden’s big sister, Ivy Blair, noticed one morning in mid-August that Eden’s eyes were yellow.

  • Church News

    GRIEFSHARE SESSIONS
    A 13-week GriefShare session will be offered for grieving/hurting people who have lost loved ones, on Sundays from 5-7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 302 E. Pike St.
    The sessions are open to the public and can join at any time.
    For more information contact Leona Bell at 859-954-5070. You may also find information on the facebook page at Leona Bell GriefShare group, or www.GriefShare.org.

    ST. EDWARD CHURCH

  • In spite of it all, trust and rejoice!

    By Tim  Teater
    Cynthiana Christian Church

    “Make a joyful noise unto Jehovah, all ye lands. Serve Jehovah with gladness: Come before His presence with singing.” (Psalms 100: 1-2)  
    Make…serve…worship…with a joyful noise…with gladness…with singing.  
    Violent atrocities in our public gathering places and homes make that hard this Thanksgiving. Maybe one of my blessings can help. I thank God for it, every day.

  • Grace Notes

    One day last week I visited with the family of Jeremy, a 14-year-old teen who battles Tourette syndrome.
    Not only is the entire family battling the baffling neurological disorder that causes Jeremy to involuntarily and often violently move parts of his body and involuntarily make vocal sounds, but they are also battling the unkindness of people.
    People don’t understand and so they judge him, is how Jeremy’s 10-year-old sister Jamie explains it.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 16
    Harrison County Historical Society will holds its monthly meeting on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Navigators, 1317 U.S. Hwy. 62 E. The Historical Society annual Antique Road Show will be conducted by Bobby Lake who will provide free value estimates of antiques shown by members.
    Essential Oils 101. Thursday, Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. Learn the benefits of being toxin free with Essential Oils. Call the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library at 859-234-4881 to register.

  • SEC football: Which is the best team?

    The Southeastern Conference is the most confusing that it has been for many years.  
    Teams that are always better than average are not very good. Teams that generally are not very good are better than usual and some teams can be put into both categories. Of course, there are the teams that are always good and are still good.
    One team is playing with an interim coach (Mississippi) and two coaches have already been fired (Florida and Tennessee).  
    The two teams without a coach have been the biggest underachievers in the league.  

  • Sports This Week

    Nov. 15-Nov. 22

    Fillies Basketball
    Friday, Nov. 17 Meet the Fillies and Breds  5 PM BBQ dinner, Program at 6:30 PM
    Saturday, Nov. 18 Fillies Pre-Season Showcase (H) Seven Games 10 AM start
    Fillies vs. Lloyd Memorial 7:30 PM

    Thorobreds Basketball
    Friday, Nov. 17 Meet the Fillies and Breds 5 PM BBQ dinner, Program at 6:30 PM

    Bowling
    Saturday, Nov. 18 vs. Lexington Catholic at Galactic Alley

    Archery
    Saturday, Nov. 18 at Mason County