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Today's News

  • Cedar Ridge expansion gets P&Z nod; code enforcement for Berry discussed

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Plans for a  new addition, designed specifically for Alzheimers patients, was okayed by the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission at its regular monthly meeting at the courthouse on Monday night.
    The new construction will take place on the back side of the existing Cedar Ridge Health Campus and will include an additional 13 beds, taking up 10,000 square feet of space.

  • Breds win opener 12-3 behind Slucher bat, Claypool pitching

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    A successful high school baseball team will more often than not have senior leadership.  
    Saturday in the opening game of 2017, the Harrison County Thorobreds got just that in defeating Grant County 12-3 on the Hilltop.  

  • Lions Club 60th radio auction gets underway March 27

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The 60th Annual Cynthiana Lion’s Club Radio Auction will be held March 27-31. The auction begins each night at 6:30 p.m. and will be carried live on the local Cable 6 television channel and by WCYN-1400 AM radio. It is scheduled to end each night at 10 p.m.

  • Sports This Week

    Sports
    This Week
    March 22-29

    Softball
    Thursday, Mar. 23 vs Dunbar (H) V/JV 6 PM
    Saturday, Mar. 25 vs. Ryle (H) 11 AM
    Saturday, Mar. 25 vs. Rowan Co. 3 PM
    Tuesday, Mar. 28 HCMS vs. Mason Co. (H) 6 PM
    Wednesday, Mar. 29 vs. Pendleton Co. F 5:30 (DH)
    Track
    Saturday, Mar. 25 at Lexington Christian All Comers
    Tennis
    Wednesday, Mar. 22 at Paris
    Thursday, Mar. 23 at Mason Co.
    Monday, Mar. 27 vs. Bourbon Co. (H)
    Tuesday, Mar. 28 at Montgomery Co.
    Baseball

  • Gasser named Public Safety Person of the Year

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Nathan Gasser has been a deputy sheriff on staff at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office for 17 years and feels fortunate to do what he has always wanted to do.

  • Mike's Minute

    Yes, I know that Indiana did not make the NCAA tournament and that Coach Crean was fired.  
    No, I don’t know who the new coach will be. These are my most frequently asked questions. I don’t really mind but I have no way of doing anything or knowing anything about either one. I do know that I have not been asked so it can be safely assumed that I won’t be the coach.   
    The same thing, different year title applies to the following scenarios: Favored teams win in the tournament.  Favored teams get upset in the tournament.

  • Local man accused of sending obscene pictures of himself

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A 22-year-old Cynthiana man has been charged with sex-related offenses following a Kentucky State Police investigation.
    Steven Thornberry was arrested on March 13 by KSP Tpr. Shayne Currans after allegedly sending obscene pictures of himself to a Harrison County juvenile girl.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, March 23
    Historical Society. The Harrison County Historical Society will meet March 23 at 7 p.m. at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Navigators, 1317 U.S. Hwy. 62 East, (enter at rear door entrance, first room to the left). Martin Schadler, the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, will present a program about Kentuckians contributions in aviation with highlights of aviators in their Hall of Fame. This includes several Harrison Countians.

  • Cynthiana woman killed in Clark County accident

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Harrison County woman was killed in an accident in Clark County over the weekend.
    Cathy C. Richie, 56, died as a result of injuries she received in a head-on collision on U.S. 60/Lexington Road, according to Clark County Sheriff Berl Perdue Jr.

  • Peak(ing) at new addition

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    “You have to have faith that God will make it all work out,” said Robert Peak about adding a new member to his family of four.
    Robert and his wife Ashley have two children -- Addison, 13, and Dawson, 11. However, from nearly the beginning of their marriage they knew that down the road they would be adopting a child.
    Initially, the family concentrated on a U.S. adoption. That was until Luke came along.