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Today's News

  • Eastside Elementary School
  • CHCA board member retires after 21 years

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport vice chairman will be retiring after 21 years of working at the airport.
    Robert Hufford started on the airport board in February 1997, just one month before the flood. The flood damaged  23 airplanes,  several hangars and other buildings on the property.
    Hufford lost his own airplane during the flood, a Luscombe which is a high-wing tail-dragger. 

  • Academia

    WKU DEAN’S, PRESIDENT’S LISTS
    Western Kentucky University has released the Dean’s and President’s lists for the fall 2017 semester. Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the Dean’s List. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the President’s List. Their names are marked with an asterisk (*). The entire list can be found at https://www.wku.edu/mediarelations/deanslist.php and is searchable.
    Local students were:

  • HCMS Band
  • Detroit men indicted in credit-card-making cases

    Robin Smiley,
    news writer
    rsmiley@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County grand jury met on Feb. 6 and took the following action in 10 cases.
    Mark Graham, 23, and Armani Davis-Malone, both of Detroit, Mich., allegedly working together, were indicted in Harrison Circuit Court on charges relating to reproducing credit cards.

  • MSUCorps accepting donations, applications for Build-A-Bed project

    The MSUCorps AmeriCorps Program and its partners are gearing up for their eighth annual Morehead Build-A-Bed Project to provide beds to children who are living in homes with not enough beds or none at all.
    The goal is to give beds to children PK-12th grade who are forced to sleep on floors, couches, or in beds with multiple other children or family members. This regional Build-A-Bed Project has provided more than 1,000 beds to children in Eastern Kentucky since it began in 2010. This year the committee set a goal to build 250 beds.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Lesley Shawn May, Nov. 28, daughter of Scott and Amanda May; Shasta Jalene Kelly, Dec. 12, daughter of Ashley Kelly; Arabel Lesley Anderson, Jan. 24, daughter of Matt and Valerie Anderson; Meredith Danielle Vaughn, Oct. 31, daughter of Dixie Davidson and Andrew Vaughn.
    Harrison County schools close for sickness. Doctors confirm that the flu was behind the 326 absences.

  • Did You Know?

    Harrison County Schools
    will be in session Monday
    Harrison County students will have classes on Monday, Feb. 19, which was previously scheduled as a holiday to commemorate Presidents’ Day.
    However, due to the many lost days of instruction due to weather, Monday will be used as a make-up day. The rest of the missed days will be made up at the end of the school year.
    As of Wednesday, the final day of school will be May 30.

  • Cool season weeds waiting in the wings

    I was just thinking about spring but then I realized I should just live in the moment and be thankful that I do not have to battle weeds this time of the year.
    Spring and cool season weeds will be here soon enough. The most common cool-season annual and perennial weeds will be germinating once our soils warm a bit, it is amazing how quickly it can happen as our days get longer and the sun shines more frequently.

  • Viewpoint pictures