Today's News

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding June 13, 2016
    Wilbur Gross vs. James Nick Herrington, other hearing; hearing proceeded, testimony taken, motion denied.

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding June 15, 2016
    Casey Lynn Hernandez vs. Rudy Hernandez Jr., other hearing; case is now established in Arizona and payment has been received, re-docket as needed.

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding June 16, 2016

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    May 29 -- At 7:04 p.m., Kimberly D. Fryman, 201 Broadway Ave., reported that her son’s new bike, which he was awarded at Westside School for perfect attendance, had been stolen from her garage. The bike is described as a 24-inch NEXT Mountain Bike.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    May 28--Dep. Robert Peak cited MIchael Poe for failure to wear seat belts for driver and two passengers and no operator’s license.
    June 3--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a criminal summons for Harrison District Court to  Robert Pierce Jr. for  violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO and harassment with physical contact and no injury.
    June 16--Dep. Robert Peak cited Kennah L. Noble with failure to wear seat belts for the driver and two passengers.

  • Cynthiana -- Prepare yourself for the Zombie Apocalypse

    Are we ready for a zombie apocalypse?
    There’s no need to head for your doomsday shelter just yet. But, that doesn’t mean that in the week’s ahead that shelter won’t come in handy.
    The creative minds of Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore blended to put Cynthiana out there in comic book land when they developed The Walking Dead.
    It became an immediate got-to-have comic book and caught the eye of AMC execs, who eventually developed TWD into a phenomenally successful television series.

  • Richards-Woolums to marry July 2

    Katharine Warwick Richards and Michael Tod Woolums announce their forthcoming wedding.
    Katharine is the daughter of Brad and Carla Richards of Union, Ky., and the granddaughter of Joan and Nick Torelli of Boynton Beach, Fla., the late Donald Richards  and the late Josephine and Jeffrey Rajassona, all of Greenwich, Conn.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Dec. 30, 1965 -- “Cynthiana’s new $855,000 water plant is expected to begin operation in three weeks.”
    * Cynthiana News, Aug. 1, 1867 -- “Our enterprising and energetic young men have determined to keep pace with their friends elsewhere in the musical department, and have recently purchased some nine or 10 instruments of the latest styles, on which they have determined to amuse our citizens at large. Prof. Amenda is their teacher, and we learn that they are making considerable advancement in music.”

  • Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 23
    Historical Society. The Harrison County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting on June 23 at 7 p.m. A panel of former Cynthiana firemen will tell about their efforts and the events that occurred while fighting the Monticello Mansion fire, July 8-9, 1985. The meeting will be held at Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 US Hwy. 62 East. Enter by the rear entrance where the meeting room is the first room on the left.

  • Troop 76
  • Reunions

    The Cynthiana High School is celebrating its 144th anniversary of the establishment of the school. The banquet will be held on Saturday, June 25 at the Harrison County Extension Office.
    Tickets are $20 and are available at Biancke’s, Ewalt’s Jewelry, Farmer’s Deposit Bank on US 27 South and the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum. Limited tickets available at the door.
    The banquet social hour begins at 5 p.m. with dinner following. The meal will be catered by B & B Catering of Cynthiana.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alexandra Love Warner, May 26, daughter of Robert Sr. and Christy Warner; Kendall Leigh White, May 31, daughter of Miranda and Steven White; Tristan Tyler Copes, May 17, son of Colin and Erin Copes.
    Shadynook Store, 3043 Shadynook Pike, is now open for business. Offering deli sandwiches, coffee, danishes, general grocery items, dairy products, ice, cigarettes, The Cynthiana Democrat and the Sunday Lexington Herald.