Today's News

  • Producers have until Sept. 30 to sign up for ARC/PLC and MPP-Dairy programs

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Sept. 30 to enroll in several key Farm Bill safety net programs – Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy).
    ARC and PLC programs trigger financial protections for agricultural producers when market forces cause substantial drops in crop prices or revenues.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Emma Lee Moore, 18, and David Austin Gauze, 20, married July 25, 2015.
    Hannah Reed Whitson, 22, and Ethan Ray Shuler, 23, married Aug. 1, 2015.
    Kristen Renae Aubrey, 20, and Justin Wallace Barnes, 20, married Aug. 1, 2015.
    Denise Faith Buckler, 23, and Nathaniel Lewis Craycraft, 26, married Aug. 2, 2015.
    Kelli Deanne Bishop, 20, and Kyle Allen Burdine, 21, married Aug. 8, 2015.
    Angela Dawn Strong, 23, and Jordan Cody Palmer, 22, married Aug. 10, 2015.
    Sheila Jo Waller, 48, and Charles Ray Neace, 49, married Aug. 13, 2015.

  • Moore to host Autumn Art Exhibit at Hospice

    Herby Moore, a Harrison County artist, will be hosting an “Autumn Art Exhibit” at Hospice of the Bluegrass-Cynthiana. Moore’s paintings will be located throughout the Hospice office from Sept. 18 through Oct. 30.
    Moore’s career began with his first painting of the historic “Covered Bridge” in 1962. He attended the Cincinnati Art Academy and also the University of Kentucky.

  • Reunions

    The Pickett reunion will be held Sept. 13 at the blue building at the Scott County Park, beginning at 11 a.m.

    CLASS OF 1958
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1958 will hold its 75th birthday celebration on Sept. 12 at Cynthiana Christian Church. The event will begin at 1:30 p.m.

    The annual Linville reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 13 at Flat Run Veterans Park, Oddville Avenue, from 12-4 p.m.

  • Love is willing to be uncomfortable, get messy

    This past week at church we sang the song, “They’ll Know We Are Christians By Our Love,” which made me smile.
    Written by a Catholic priest in 1968, I knew the song from my childhood. I have a vivid memory of my little brother singing it -- while beating the tar out of my other brother.
    I’m sure neither of my brothers appreciated the irony.

  • McCauley to celebrate 100th birthday

    Ruby Lou Dailey McCauley will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Sunday, Sept. 27, from 3-4:30 p.m. at Grand Haven Nursing Home, 105 Rodgers Park Dr., Cynthiana.
    She was born Sept. 29, 1915, to the late Frank and Lillie Florence Dailey. She is the wife of the late Roscoe H. McCauley and mother of two daughters, Bonnie Harlene (Howard) Welch and Vivian Ann (Jerry) Brunker.
    Family and friends are invited to express birthday wishes with a visit or card.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, March 27, 1930 -- “The Terry-Marsh-Cummins Co. leased the fixtures and sold the stock of the Dixie Inn, Main Street, operated by R. A. Karrick to Mrs. C. Biancke and Joe Biancke, who will take possession of the business about April 1, when a number of changes will be made. Mrs. Biancke and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Whitaker will have apartments on the second floor of the building.”

  • Mental Health Matters event planned for Oct. 5 at HCHS

    There has been increasing interest regarding the need for mental health awareness in our community. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) on Campus at Maysville Community & Technical College opened this dialogue last year and received great support.

  • Woodford-Florence to marry Sept. 19

    MaLeah Grace Florence announces the forthcoming marriage of her mother, Brittany Denise Woodford, and her father, Sean Michael Florence, on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. at Central Christian Church of Cynthiana.
    Woodford is the daughter of Kim Bowles of Georgetown.
    Florence is the son of Mike Florence of Cynthiana and Kelly Florence of Lebanon, Ky.
    A reception will follow immediately after the ceremony. All family and friends are invited.LPO

  • Kim Davis’ actions result in appreciation for local officials

    If anyone actually keeps track of who writes columns when here at the Democrat (which I very, very seriously doubt) you would not have been expecting to hear from me this week.
    Our fearless leader is on vacation, however, so here I am. Ready to step up to the plate, ready to  help out when needed. Ever versatile, ever eager, ever vigilant. That’s me.