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  • Crossword puzzle solution
  • Crossword puzzle

    ACROSS

    1. Savvy

    6. Churchill’s “so few”

    9. Wolf in Mexico

    13. Type of closet

    14. “____ to Joy”

    15. Giverny Impressionist

    16. Select by a vote

    17. Craggy peak

    18. Eight voices

    19. *Snow White’s posse

    21. *Kevin, Stuart or Bob

    23. *”Mr. ____body & Sherman”

  • Structural problems delay HCHS bleacher installation

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    The new HVAC units have been installed and are working at the Harrison County High School gymnasium, but a snag will delay the installation of new bleachers in the lower arena.

    According to district buildings and grounds director, Robert Switzer, an unforeseen structural problem will push back the completion of the project for an undetermined amount of time.

  • Commission authorizes mayor to close on LeBus property

    Becky Barnes,

    Editor

    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    A new fire station for Cynthiana is moving closer to reality.

    The Cynthiana City Commission voted Tuesday to move forward with the purchase of 25.769 acres on the north side of town.

    Commissioners authorized Mayor James Smith to sign documents for the purchase of property off of Indian Creek Road and adjacent to Flat Run Veterans’ Park.

  • Indian Creek Road mother, son victims of home invasion

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    Beulah True and her son, Gerald Hill, were surprised on Sunday night, Aug. 14, when a bat-wielding burglar broke into their home on Indian Creek Drive.

    “We were in bed, when Mom said she heard someone in the house,” Hill said. “I guess it was about 10 p.m. I got up and looked around the house, then saw this guy with a baseball bat holding Mom.”

  • City buys LeBus property for new fire station

    The City of Cynthiana announced the purchase of approximately 26 acres of land for a new fire station.  

    The property is located adjacent to Flat Run Veterans’ Park with access to U.S. 27 North, according to Cynthiana Mayor James Smith. This location gives immediate access to the west side of Cynthiana by way of the bypass, downtown via Main Street and the north side of town via Church Street. 

  • Farm-to-Table dinner planned for Sept. 23

    Cynthiana native and Holly Hill Inn chef de cuisine, Tyler McNabb will be back in his hometown on Sept. 23 to prepare a meal for 100 people.

    The Farm to Table dinner, sponsored by Cynthiana Main Street, will begin at 6:30 p.m. and last until 8:30 p.m.

    Chef McNabb will create his own ‘harvest’ menu and will be using Kentucky Proud food from right here in Harrison County.

  • Charges against retired educator dismissed

    Sexual abuse charges against a retired Harrison County educator have been dismissed in Harrison Circuit Court.

    William Hyatt, who taught school in Harrison County in the 90s, was indicted by a grand jury in February 2015 on four counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

    The case has had numerous delays with the final delay being an order for Hyatt to undergo a competency evaluation in March.

  • Rod Run royalty crowned

    Nine contestants competed in two divisions in the Cynthiana Rod Run Pin-Up Pageant on Saturday night at the Rohs Opera House. Directed by Cathy Himes and emceed by her daughter, Katie Himes, the pageant crowned two women. The Miss Cynthiana Rod Run had five participants and Margaret McCauley had the winning tiara placed on her head. Ms. Cynthiana Rod Run had four entrants and the winner was Courtney Day Nitz, pictured above with last year’s winner, Catherine Kung. Jenny Hyatt was awarded the title of Miss Congeniality by a vote of all the participants

  • Maysville Community and Technical College considers name change

    By Stephen Vacik, President, MCTC

     

    Some years ago, more than I really care to remember, there was a very popular advertising campaign for a camera company, with tennis star Andre Agassi as the celebrity spokesperson (he had hair and was really famous, millennials). The commercial showed Agassi playing both on and off the court, with the famous tag line, “image is everything.”  In other words, the way people view us matters.