Today's News

  • Millersburg Fire Department chili supper, craft bazaar

    Please join the members and supporters of the Millersburg Fire Department on Saturday, Dec. 10 for their annual chili supper and craft bazaar.
    This year will be a little different as the chili will be made from local volunteer fire chiefs within Bourbon County. Chief Bill Deutsch has sent out a challenge to all of the fire chiefs to show off their cooking skills.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, Dec. 8
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Dec. 9
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 9 at Our Little Miracles at 10:30 a.m.; Robynwood, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.

    SATURDAY, Dec. 10

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births reported this week.
    Harrison Memorial Hospital’s Women’s Health moving. The $15 million expansion nears completion on the south side. The women’s health department is one of five areas moving into the expansion. Besides the five labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum (LDRP), and two rooms for triage care, there is space in the unit for post-operative gynecological patients.

  • School Menus

    MONDAY: Choice of: Nutrigran Bar or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Super Bun or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Choice of: Mini cinnis or cereal or Poptart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • HCMS Roller Coaster Project
  • Santa letters requested, deadline is Dec. 12

    Once again, The  Cynthiana Democrat has agreed to help Santa Claus out with his mail.
    Letters to Santa will be printed in the Dec. 22 issue so be sure to get them here early because there will be no second chance.
    Letters must be received in the office no later than Monday, Dec. 12. Don’t disappoint Santa, grandparents, aunts and uncles who look forward to seeing those letters published.
    Letters may be dropped off at the Cynthiana Democrat Office, 302 Webster Ave.; mailed to P.O. Box 160; or email to rsmiley@cynthianademocrat.com.

  • Snow is in the forecast; road crews gear up for the slick season

    The plow blades have been sharpened. The salt domes are full. It’s snow and ice season, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) maintenance crews are prepared and ready to battle the elements to keep Kentuckians moving this winter.

  • WKYT News anchor and Cynthiana girl to be grand marshal for Christmas parade

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Former Harrison County resident and current WKYT-TV news anchor Amber Philpott will be the grand marshal presiding over this year’s annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade.
    The parade will take place on Friday, Dec. 16 and will begin from Flat Run Veterans Park at 7 p.m., the second straight year the parade has been in the evening.

  • Downtown tap room coming soon to Cynthiana

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    A trio of entrepreneurs are on the verge of opening a new business in downtown Cynthiana.
    Maiden City Brewing Company is set to open its tap room sometime in mid-December and hopes to get its own craft beer up and running in the spring of 2017.
    The business will be located on Pike Street, right next door to Vanhook’s Hardware store.
    Currently the owners are working feverishly, converting the old JJ’s Restaurant into their vision for a tap room.

  • Postal carrier to retire at the end of the month

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    After 32 years working for the federal government, local postal carrier Eric Reed will be retiring at the end of this month.
    Reed, 57, and a 1978 graduate of Harrison County High School, served for 13 years in the United States Army and for the last 19 years as a postal carrier.
    After graduating from high school in 1978, Reed attended college at Eastern Kentucky University for one year, before enlisting in the Army.