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Today's News

  • Kentucky producers have until Aug. 1 to submit FSA County Committee nominations

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Executive Director for Kentucky, Robert W. Finch, reminds farmers and ranchers that they have until Aug. 1, 2017, to nominate eligible candidates to serve on local FSA county committees.
    County committees are made up of farmers and ranchers elected by other producers in their communities to guide the delivery of farm programs at the local level.

  • Bowling Results

    Monday Night Seniors 7/10/17
    1 Two Men and A Lady 28.0/L 16.0
    2 Old Men 27.0/L 17.0
    3 Don’t Count That 27.0/L 17.0
    4 3 Ole Dudes 25.0/L 19.0
    5 BRA 23.0/L 21.0
    6 Misfits 23.0/L 21.0
    7 Derby Pride 23.0/L 21.0
    8 Three of A Kind 20.0/L 24.0
    9 2 Guys and A Lady 19.0/L 25.0
    10 3 Saints 19.0/L 25.0
    11 BMR 17.0/L 27.0
    12 Monday Blues 13.0/L 31.0

  • LBAR announces $8.4 million in Harrison County real estate sales in first half of 2017

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in first half of 2017 with 76 reported sales totaling $8,426,865. Sales continue to be a driving force in Harrison County economy.

  • Judge sentences seven in circuit court

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    The last of the three people arrested on Oct. 11, 2016, in a police raid of a meth  lab in Cynthiana was sentenced last week in Harrison Circuit Court with Judge Jay Delaney presiding.
    Steven Prather was given a 13-year sentence on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, first-degree possession of controlled substance (meth), possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts of unlawful possession of methamphetamine precursor and tampering with physical evidence.

  • Great museum treasure hunt week 7

    Once again 100 children participated in this last week’s Cynthiana-Harrison County Great Museum Treasure Hunt for the Old Spice Beer Stein. Winner of the Cookies, Cupcakes and Cash drawing was Rose Chipman, a third grade student at Northside School. This is the seventh week for hunters. Head to the museum on Walnut Street between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday to search for this week’s artifact. Be prepared to answer questions about the display once its been located.

  • Photographs wanted of Harrison County’s victims of Vietnam

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Janna Hoehn, a 26-year resident  of Maui, Hawaii, has been on an eight-year journey attempting to put a face to all 58,315 names that are etched on the wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.
    Three of those veterans she is searching for are Harrison County natives.

  • Back the Blue concert is July 22 at Flat Run Park

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Harrison County’s local law enforcement agencies will be sponsoring the first-ever “Back the Blue” concert on Saturday, July 22 at Flat Run Veterans Park.
    The fund-raising event will feature music from popular local country and southern rock band Jo Jo Gunn and will begin at 6 p.m. The concert is scheduled to conclude at 10 p.m.

  • Barr talks about legislation geared to help farmers, agriculture

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Congressman Andy Barr spoke to a group of farmers at Hinton Mills-Cynthiana on Monday, July 10, at an agricultural roundtable.
    Barr, who has served as Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District representative since 2013, spoke to those in attendance about the current state of affairs in Washington, D.C.

  • Summer concert is Friday with George Molton

    Country music singer George Molton will be the headliner at the third installment of the Summer Concert Series on Friday night, July 14.
    Molton, from Olive Hill, began performing at the age of 15 and has written songs that have been recorded by John Michael Montgomery and Montgomery Gentry.
    As a performer, he has opened  for many country music artists, including Merle Haggard, Montgomery Gentry, Exile, Blake Shelton and Sammy Kershaw.

  • Court considers tax break for new industry

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court okayed a proposal by County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett to have County Attorney Brad Vaughn draft an ordinance that will provide incentives for prospective new businesses to come to Harrison County and purchase land in the Industrial Park.