Today's News

  • HCHS gymnasium renovation to be partially completed by Aug. 10

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    All systems are go for the launch of the 2016-17 school year in the Harrison County School District, according to Director of Facilities Robert Switzer.

    Switzer said he was keeping his fingers crossed that a new HVAC system at the Harrison County High School  gymnasium would be up and running by the start of the school year on Aug. 10.

  • Lessons From River Road Park

    During my lifetime, I have attended major league baseball games at some beautiful stadiums. I have viewed the home games of the St. Louis Cardinals, the New York Yankees, the Baltimore Orioles, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Atlanta Braves, the Chicago Cubs and of course the nearby Cincinnati Reds. 

    I must admit these were enjoyable experiences, but none of them compare with what I have viewed at the T-ball field at River Road, Cynthiana, Kentucky. 

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.

    presiding July 7, 2016


    Estate of James Rodney New, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.

    Estate of Steven Wayne Bell, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report




    July 6--Dep. Robert Peak cited Mary Koenig, Berry, for speeding (68 in a 55) and failure to produce an insurance card.

    July 6--Dep. Robert Peak cited Russell Crum for speeding (71 in a 55) and no rear view mirror.

  • The Age of Outrage -- let’s end it with love

    On Dec. 8, 2014, no one got eaten alive on the Discovery Channel’s “Eaten Alive” -- and some viewers who tuned in to see carnage were outraged.

    On May 6 of the same year, actress Shailene Woodley outraged feminists by announcing that she’s not a feminist, and on Aug. 28, Hello Kitty fans were outraged when the Sanrio company said Hello Kitty “is not a cat.”

  • calendar

    THURSDAY, July 21 

    Martial Arts and Self Defense Workshop. Thursday, July 21 at 2 p.m. Presented by Master Gordon Burkett  at the Cynthiana Shaolin Do Martial Arts (next to the Harrison Deposit Bank), 139 E. Pike St., for teens in grades 6th-12th.

  • Cynthiana Police Department


    Case reports

  • Main Street seeking volunteers

    There is so much excitement swirling through town. I can only hope through all this excitement, the citizens will find energy and motivation to lend a hand and get involved in their community. 

    Right now there are tons of things to do and ways to get involved. 

    Cynthiana Main Street is always looking for community members who are passionate about their town. We have several ways you can volunteer your time or expertise. 

  • Viewpoint

    There are no more obstacles to overcome at Flat Run Veterans Park... at least concerning the long debate over the Handy House. 

    Barring a last minute reprieve, or an even more last minute stay of execution, the Handy House will be demolished.

  • Wednesday night storm causes damage

    Ammerman Pike and White Oak Pike were hit by a storm Wednesday night causing damage to homes and trees.

    More information will be available in next Thursday's Cynthiana Democrat.