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Today's News

  • Cynthiana Country Club May 2017 LGA Winners

    Cynthiana Country Club
    May 2017 LGA Winners

    5/2/17        Best 9 or Best 5
    18 Holers- Teresa Davis  42                     9 Holers- Kay Cox  20
                    Betty Kay McCullough  50           Layne McIlvain  21

  • Kentucky Afield: Turkey season among highest on record

    Turkey hunters in Kentucky encountered wind, rain and wild temperature swings this past spring season but did not let factors out of their control keep them from posting impressive results.
    The 2017 youth-only and general seasons produced a total harvest of 33,061 turkeys – a 6.5 percent increase over 2016 and the third highest on record for the state.

  • Amish buggies cause traffic concerns for fiscal court

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court discussed a safety issue concerning Amish buggies, without taking any official action at its regular meeting on Tuesday night at the Courthouse.
    “Freddie Riickert is on the agenda to discuss issues with Amish buggies damaging county roads and leaving horse manure on the roadways, but he isn’t here,” said county judge-executive Alex Barnett. “Are there any court members who wish to voice their opinions on this issue.”

  • 11U Girl Pitch Softball League Standings

    11U Girl Pitch Softball
    League Standings

        Knockouts    9    1
        Mossy Creek    4    5
        Crush    4    4
        Bat Girls    1    8
    Non-League Standings
        Storm    2    0
        Knockouts    1    0

  • Water pressure woes to be addressed with new pumping station

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    A new Cynthiana Water Department  pumping station is in the works, that will reportedly eliminate all the water pressure problems that residents of Cynthiana’s east side homes have been plagued with.
    “This pumping station is in the budget for the coming fiscal year, plus we are seeking to have some Westside Redevelopment grant monies released for this project as well,” said Commissioner of Public Utilities Lourena Judy.

  • Fillies summer basketball working on defense and fast breaks

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies coached by assistant coach Jeff Kinney have been busy working on some new fast break styles, improving man to man defense, and trying to get more players involved in looking to score.  
    They have worked on these and other parts of basketball while playing games both at the Harrison County Middle School and on the road.  

  • Sports Beats

    HCHS golf tryouts to begin in July
    There will be two days of golf tryouts for boys and girls interested in playing for the Harrison County High School teams.
    Both days of tryouts will be held at the Cynthiana Country Club and prospective golfers should arrive on both days, no later than 7:30 a.m.
    The boys tryouts will be on Monday, July 17 and the girls tryouts will be on the following day, Tuesday, July 18.
    Neither team will carry more than 10 team-members after try-outs are completed.

  • Hole-in-one
  • Cynthiana app to launch Aug. 1

    Taylor Cusick,
    Summer Intern
    tcusick@cynthianademocrat.com

     Cynthiana residents will soon have a home base within the virtual landscape thanks to the upcoming free Cynthiana cellphone application.
    “We’ve seen other cities do apps and we just have so much going on,” said Chamber of Commerce  Director Tomi Jean Clifford.

  • Some ideas for State Softball Tournament

    As most of you know, the Harrison County Fillies traveled to Owensboro Thursday to compete in the KHSAA State High School Softball Tournament. Sixteen regions were represented with many fans from each school there to back their local school.  
    Harrison County had a very good contingent of people in attendance to support our Fillies. The Fillies did a very good job representing themselves, the school and the community.
    Who didn’t do a very good job was the KHSAA and, in some regards, the City of Owensboro.