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Today's News

  • Harrison County couple take home honors during American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual meeting

    Ben and Katie Furnish of Harrison County took the third place award in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers Achievement award competition, announced at the organization’s 99th Annual Meeting.
    The Furnishes won the opportunity to compete nationally after being honored as Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2017 “Outstanding Young Farm Family,” last December.

  • School Menus

    Jan. 15-19

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S REPORT
    Traffic Cases
    Citations
    Jan. 3--Dep. Robert Puckett served a bench warrant from Fayette County District Court to Stephen E. McCord for contempt of court libel/slander resistance to order
    Incidents
    Jan. 2--Dep. Dean Hutchison took a report from Samantha Whalen that someone had unlawfully gained access to her purse and removed prescription medications and other property without her knowledge.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Dec. 24 -- Patricio C.  Gonzalez, 48, was arrested on U.S. 27 South and charged with DUI and no operator’s/moped license.
    Dec. 25 -- Catherine A. Gumm, 40, was arrested on two warrants from Scott County for failure to appear and probation violation for misdemeanor offense.
    Dec. 25 -- Ramon L. Morales, 43, was arrested on  North Church Street and charged with second-degree disorderly conduct and fourth-degree assault, domestic violence, minor injury.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Jan. 2, 2018
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Lathe David Al-Auquaili, 1996, sentencing; receiving stolen property under $10,000, drug paraphernalia-buy/possess - 2 year  and 1 day sentence probated 5 years with conditions.
    Deserae Allen, 1993, sentencing; theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000 - 1 year sentence probated 5 years with conditions.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT
    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding Jan. 3, 2018
    CIVIL CASES
    Kevin Len Coy vs. Tonya Renee Coy, show cause hearing; passed by agreement.
    Tonya Lynn Hill vs. Garrick Matthew Hill, 1981, motion hour; motion to transfer is granted, case is transferred to Franklin County.
    Cyndi Jo Adkins vs. Tammy Jo Oney Swinford, review; no parties present, temporary order shall be converted to permanent custody order.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS
    General Warranty Deed: Nancy Ford Fennell to Finnell Investments, LTD, property located on Duckworth Road.
    General Warranty Deed: Nancy Ford Fennell to Finnell Investments, LTD, property located on the bank of Licking River, Harrison County.
    General Warranty Deed: Lee C. Fennell to Finnell Investments, LTD, property on the bank of the Licking River.
    General Warranty Deed: Lee C. Fennell to Finnell Investments, LTD, property on Duckworth Road.

  • Paula's Restaurant burns Sunday afternoon

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Fifty first responders were on the scene in downtown Cynthiana on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 7, at 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.

  • TOP 10 STORIES OF 2017

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Just before 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, shots rang out to the west of Cynthiana.
    The report was that a man had taken numerous shots at a helicopter that was checking the electrical lines. The pilot and passenger (George McMakin and Ted Clawson) were able to land safely and escape from the gunman by a responding Kentucky State Police helicopter. The KSP chopper was in Harrison County on a training mission and responded immediately.

  • Gaunce family purchases Drake, Whaley, McCarty Funeral Home

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Gaunce Corporation purchased the Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home from Carriage Funeral Services last week, and is in the process of taking over its new business venture.
    The Gaunce family currently owns the Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home in Carlisle. The husband and wife team of Brent and Emily Gaunce, along with Brent’s mother, Brenda Gaunce are the co-owners and the three are excited about expanding their business into Cynthiana and Harrison County.