Today's News

  • Patrolman honored for traffic safety efforts in Cynthiana

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Three-year Cynthiana Police officer Nathan Linville was honored for his efforts in reducing highway hazards.

  • Jenkins named Democrat general manager

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Changes are happening at The Cynthiana Democrat.

    With the impending retirement of publisher George Jacobs on Sept. 5, three people are being promoted from within the operation to assume some of his responsibilities.

  • Drug overdose deaths are rising in Kentucky

    Editor’s note: Information provided by Agency for Substance Abuse (ASAP).

  • Accident scene lollygagger busted attempting to walk away

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    A Georgetown man, claiming to be a bystander at a non-injury accident on Ky. 36 west Monday morning, walked away from the scene a little too quickly when Harrison County sheriff’s deputies arrived. A background check revealed the man had three outstanding warrants in Scott County and was arrested at the scene.

  • Blue mold found in Kentucky

    Bob Pierce, tobacco specialist with the University of Kentucky has reported that blue mold has been found in Lewis, Mason, Jackson and Clay counties in Eastern Kentucky.  

    Anyone with tobacco set in mid-June should be watching very closely with current weather conditions. Anyone who is approaching topping time should go ahead and top the tobacco and spray it with MH-30. 


    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    An estimated 2,000 custom cars, trucks and motorcycles are expected to roll in for the third edition of the Cynthiana Rod Run this weekend.

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  • Ken’s NewMarket earns national award

    During Supervalu’s first-ever national sales show, Sales 4 All Seasons, Supervalu announced that Ken’s NewMarket was one of 10 winners of its 2014 Master Marketer Competition. The recognition was made during an awards ceremony held Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the River Centre in St. Paul, Minn.
    The competition recognizes and celebrates the top marketing and merchandising campaigns from the company’s 1,800-plus independent retailer customers, in categories ranging from public service to television to social media.

  • Campbell Co. edges Breds 3-2 Tuesday

    The Harrison County Thorobreds opened the soccer season in Claryville Tuesday night as they visited the Campbell County Camels.  
    After a slow start led to extra defensive pressure early, senior Logan Wiley lit a fire under his teammates with extra hustle and determination that led to the Breds first goal and a 1-nil lead.  
    The Camels came back about five minutes later for a goal of good fortune. Harrison County keeper Chris Ortiz blocked a rocket of a shot but the ball fell at the feet of an unmarked Camel who booted it into the net.  

  • Thorobreds run past Wildcats in Friday scrimmage

    The Harrison County Thorobreds started slowly Friday at Pendleton County. They trailed at the half 7-0 before running over the home squad for three scores in the first six minutes of the third quarter. They ended with a 20-7 scrimmage win.  
    The game, which was a defensive struggle early, started 30 minutes late as Harrison County was notified of a later start when they arrived on site to play at 7 p.m.  
    Pendleton County picked up a first down on the first drive, but was forced to punt on the next series.