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Today's News

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, April 27
    Identity Theft Program will be presented on April 27 at the Harrison County Extension Office on New Lair Road. A meal will be served by the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association. Call by April 20 to reserve your seat. Registration at 6 p.m., meal at 6:30 p.m. The program will start at 7 p.m. There is no charge. Call 859-234-5510 to reserve a seat.

  • Cynthiana Tractor Supply hosting semi-annual 4-H fundraiser

    Spring Paper Clover Campaign will help send thousands of KY 4-H students to camps, conferences and youth development programs.

    Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, will partner with National 4-H Council for a nationwide in-store fundraiser to send thousands of students to 4-H youth development programs, camps and leadership conferences across the country.

  • School Menus

    May 1-5
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Choice of: Cinnamon bread or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast slider or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Mini French toast with syrup or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Old European thrusting spears
    6. Art degrees
    9. Slight amount, pl.
    13. African sorcery
    14. *Snowy one is endangered
    15. Prince’s “Raspberry ____”
    16. Former Greek coin
    17. Hawaiian token of farewell
    18. Make one
    19. *No more
    21. *Meatless day?
    23. Unknown power
    24. Texting button
    25. Roll of Benjamins, e.g.
    28. Noisy talk
    30. First among siblings
    35. Black tropical cuckoo
    37. Not Sunni

  • Paula’s Restaurant fire quickly contained

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    In the early morning hours of Monday, April 17, the Cynthiana Fire Department was called to a possible fire at Paula’s Restaurant on Walnut Street.
    According to assistant fire chief Joey Nelson, a light ballast in the men’s restroom shorted, causing a small fire that was caught quickly.
    “We got a call at 6:03 a.m. and by 6:48 we had extinguished the fire and controlled the situation and were looking for hot spots,” Nelson said.

  • Blue Grass Energy sponsors students on Frankfort Youth Tour

    Last week, nine high school juniors served by Blue Grass Energy joined 136 other students from across the state for the Kentucky Rural Electric Frankfort Youth Tour. The group spent the day touring the state capital and learning about government.
    Blue Grass Energy sends 10 students to the nation’s capital for the Washington Youth Tour each June. Their educational journey begins in Frankfort for a look at the state’s government system.

  • Hart attends BCTC ribbon cutting
  • City officials want input on West Pleasant Street parking

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Some parking changes are ahead for the area along West Pleasant Street.
    Cynthiana Mayor James Smith said the city had previous recommendations that streets were too narrow on West Pleasant as well as Pike Street in front of the Methodist Church.

  • Bluegrass Care Navigators observes Healthcare Decisions Day

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    This week, April 17-23, is National Healthcare Decisions Day.
    “It started out as a ‘day,’ but has been extended to a full week,” Bluegrass Care Navigators (formerly Hospice of the Bluegrass) provider liaison Gina Haynes-Sanders explained last week. “This is a part of The Conversation Project which deals with end-of-life decisions.”