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Today's News

  • Rep. Hart receives committee appointment

    House Majority Leadership has appointed Rep. Mark Hart, R-Falmouth, to the House Standing Committee on Elections, Constitutional Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs.

  • Magistrates want moratorium on solar farm licenses

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    With County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett absent, Tuesday night’s fiscal court meeting was a brief one.
    Magistrate Brad Marshall was appointed chairperson by the court and presided over the meeting.
    Toward the end of the meeting, magistrates Larry Wells and Bradley Copes sought permission for the court to unilaterally and immediately enact a moratorium on solar farm licenses, until conditional use zoning restrictions can be implemented.

  • First baby of 2018 at HMH

    Paisley Sue Kiskaden was the first baby born at Harrison Memorial Hospital in 2018. She was born at 8:05 a.m. on Jan. 3 and was 19.5 inches long. She weighed eight pounds and one ounce. She is the daughter of Kayal Reyes and was delivered by Dr. Derek Clarke. As the first-born baby at HMH, Paisley Sue and her mom received gifts from HMH, the HMH OB Department, the HMH Auxiliary, the HMH Massage Therapy Department and Blanket Buddies.

  • Local writer earns prestigious Eclipse Award

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Cynthiana freelance writer who is no stranger to accolades in the horse racing industry has won the prestigious Eclipse Award.
    Denise Steffanus, owner and operator of Rose Run Farm, learned recently that she would be the recipient of the prestigious Eclipse award for a story that focused on drug-related contamination in stable areas.
    “It’s the epitome of my career,” Steffanus said of earning the award for a story about which she is very passionate.

  • Dr. King remembrance march will be Monday

    A remembrance and march is held annually on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This year’s celebration begins at 9:30 a.m. with march prep time. The march will begin about 10 a.m. from Ebenezer United Methodist Church.
    Special services will start after the march at EUMC. Sen. Reginald Thomas (D) will be the guest speaker.
     Refreshments will be served at the church, after the march. The march route is dependent on the weather. The 2018 celebration will be Monday, Jan. 15. MLK Day is always held the third Monday of January.
     

  • DOWNTOWN FIRE

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Fifty first responders were on the scene in downtown Cynthiana on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 7, as a structure fire at the two-story building on Walnut Street that housed Paula’s Family Restaurant.
    “We got the call of a fire in progress at 2:55 p.m. and were on the scene in less than one minute,” said fire chief Jay Sanders of the Cynthiana Fire Department.

  • HCMS eighth grade wins volleyball tournament at Caudill

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Middle School eighth-grade volleyball girls dropped the first match in Saturday’s tournament at Caudill Middle School, but roared back to win four straight to bring home the first place trophy.  

  • Morris leads Fillies to win over Scott County at Galactic Alley

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Senior Shelbi Morris rolled a two-game total of 425 to lead the Harrison County Fillies bowling team over Scott County, Saturday at Galactic Alley.  The Fillies took all seven points as they dominated the Lady Cards.  Scott County’s boys defeated the Harrison County Thorobreds five points to two with the Breds winning both of the Baker games.  

  • The art of keeping score

    For the past 45 years, Larry White has kept score for the Harrison County Thorobreds.  He began with road games in 1972 and continues today to be the scorekeeper for the Harrison County boys’ team.  
    He missed 41 games during that time with a heart attack among the legitimate reasons to miss.  
    Larry keeps the book the way the book is supposed to be kept.  

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