Today's News

  • Judge reports Cedarbrook plant in better shape than thought

    The sewer treatment plant at Cedarbrook still may have some life to it, Harrison County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett reported during the regular meeting of the Harrison County Fiscal Court  on Tuesday.
    Barnett said that he met with Roger Recktenwald, an environmental specialist with the Kentucky Association of Counties, and other professionals in the field to review the sewer plant’s condition earlier in the month.

  • Retirement reception for publisher is Thursday

    A reception to honor The Cynthiana Democrat’s retiring publisher, George Jacobs, will be held this afternoon at the Cynthiana Christian Church.

    The public is invited between 4 and 6 p.m. to stop by the church to visit with Jacobs and share a memory or two.

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  • Academic briefs

    Six 2014 graduates of Harrison County High School have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.
    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • Public library temporarily moving

    On Sept. 8, the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library will move across the street to the Charles Feix Annex at 101 W. Pleasant St. until further notice. Limited services will be offered and the hours will be the same as they currently are. The main building will be closed to the public.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Gold measurement
    6. *Trans World ___lines or TWA
    9. Daughter of Zeus
    13. Broadcasting sign
    14. *Watson’s and Crick’s model
    15. Alternative to truths
    16. Bug
    17. Denouement
    18. Beginning of a sickness
    19. *1950s car feature
    21. Aroused
    23. + or - atom
    24. Montana tribe
    25. Pecking mother
    28. Do over
    30. Genuflect in submission
    35. Spill the beans
    37. *McCarthy’s foes
    39. Wither from heat

  • Breds tie Bourbon County 2-2 on sloppy field, drop decision to Clark County 5-3

    On a day when a steady down pour made play questionable, the Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team visited with Bourbon County to renew the rivalry.  
    On Thursday, there was water standing in puddles, especially on the south end of the field, which ended up as a key factor in the match.  
    The Thorobreds started strong, which pleased Coach Nick Hill.  
    “We did not start well against Campbell County and I was glad to see the focus was there for this night,” he noted.   

  • Golfers continue improvement with victories over Pendleton, Bourbon

    The Harrison County golf team has been making strides of improvement while dodging the rain that has become so frequent during the early evenings.  
    Beginning with Thursday, Aug. 14, when the Breds defeated Bourbon County, both teams have been on a roll.  
    In that match played on the Cynthiana Country Club course, Reese Asher’s 37 was good enough for medalist and Jake Jones, along with Will Hicks, each shot 38 to propel the Thorobreds.  

  • Fillies tie Anderson County 1-1, defeat Scott High 2-1

    The Harrison County Fillies traveled to Lawrenceburg last Wednesday night and after a 45-minute delay, due to a wet field, did battle with the Lady Bearcats.  
    Both teams were tentative as the field conditions were less than ideal, motivating the players to proceed with caution.