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Today's News

  • Court tables zoning recommendation for limited RV electrical hook-ups

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    At a special meeting of the Harrison County Fiscal Court on Tuesday, Jan. 17, the court voted to table one ordinance passed down from the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission.
    The ordinance, dealing with an attempt to regulate the usage of recreational vehicles as temporary residences, was the topic of some heated discussion after county attorney Brad Vaughn finished with the second reading of the proposed ordinance.

  • Rose, 94, still holds basketball records

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Jimmie Rose has lived a full life, to say the least.
    The 94 years-young retired basketball coach and Methodist evangelist, has lived in Cynthiana for 25 years.
    Born and raised in Olive Hill, Rose counts among his former and current friends people like Adolph Rupp, Ed Diddle, Happy Chandler and Joe B. Hall, as well as virtually anyone else he has come in contact with through his nationwide Methodist evangelism career.

  • Pike, Pleasant to have areas of no parking

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Changes are ahead for those who are used to parking on the street in some areas of town.
    The Cynthiana City Commission approved first readings of ordinances establishing no-parking zones in specific areas of Pike and Pleasant streets.
    Cynthiana Mayor James Smith said that these changes were being made at the request of the state Transportation Department, which maintains those streets.

  • MLK Day March, remembering Dr. King

    Around 50 people of all races and ages participated in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. march in downtown Cynthiana. This year’s march was held on Monday, Jan. 16, one day after Dr. King’s actual birthday. The march began at Ebenezer United Methodist Church, wound through downtown Cynthiana and ended at Macedonia Baptist Church. Following the march, a special service honoring Dr. King was held at Macedonia, followed by a meal.

  • Sanders sentenced to 12 years in bank heist

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Cynthiana man has been sentenced following his guilty pleas on charges that resulted from an armed robbery at Kentucky Bank in Paris.
    Billy Sanders, 52, Cynthiana, was sentenced to a total of 12 years in prison on 19 charges including first-degree robbery, receiving stolen property (firearm), tampering with physical evidence and 16 counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.

  • Breds beat Bourbon Co., lose to North Oldham and Brossart

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds record fell to 3-15 Monday night as they lost a nail biter to Bishop Brossart 61-60 on the Hilltop.  
    The loss wrapped up a busy weekend where the Breds were on the road at Bourbon County and then in Frankfort to play North Oldham on Saturday.
    Friday night saw Harrison County fall behind early, as has been the case in many of the Thorobreds ball games.  

  • Fillies lose to Bourbon and Greenup

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com
    Except for a brief stretch in the fourth quarter at Bourbon County, Friday, the Harrison County Fillies have hit a field goal dry spell.  
    After shooting 20 percent  from the field Friday night in Paris the Fillies followed up with a 21 percent effort Monday in Morehead.  
    For the two games Harrison County, has made 24 of 117 tries from the field.  Needless to say, they have come out on the short end of the two game results.

  • Harrison County Bowling Team
  • Wrestlers win two of three at Scott County; Tucker wants more consistency

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds ventured to Scott County, Saturday in a schedule change from Sheldon Clark and won two of three matches.  
    Coach Luke Tucker was not pleased with the match that they lost.  
    “Scott County came prepared to wrestle and some of our wrestlers did not,” bemoaned the veteran coach.  “We had boys unprepared and some even missed weight.  We are not good enough to give a less than full effort and win.”  

  • ROTC Rifle Team wins Marksmanship contest in Winchester

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The AFJROTC Breds Rifle Teams finished first and third in the Marksmanship contest held last Thursday at George Rogers Clark High School.  
    The Harrison County Team 1 made up of Thomas Morris, Ryan Tobin, Travis Chapman and Austin Pickett took first place with a team total of 811.  
    Team Captain Morris shot 224 of a possible 300 to lead the Breds.  His total was only two points away from the “Top Gun” award.