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Today's News

  • Annual Starry Night is April 28 at HCHS

    The Harrison County School District will host the 2018 version of Starry Night...An Arts Experience, on Saturday, April 28.
    The program, featuring visual and performing arts exhibitions from children in grades K-12, will begin at 7 p.m. and will take place in the Harrison County High School auditorium.
    There is no admission charge for the exhibition.

  • Sports This Week

    Baseball
    Wednesday, Apr. 11 at GRC V/JV 5:15/7:15 PM
    Thursday, Apr. 12 at Sayre FR, DH 5:15 PM
    Friday, Saturday Apr. 13,14 Harrison Memorial Hospital Invitational
    Friday, Breds vs. Montgomery Co. 7:30 PM
    Saturday, Breds vs. Madison Central 10:30 AM, Pendleton Co. 5:30 PM
    Monday, Apr. 16 vs. Fleming Co. (H) V/JV 5:15/7:15 PM
    Tuesday, Apr. 17 vs. Scott Co. (H) FR, DH 5:30 PM
    Wednesday, Apr. 18 vs. GRC (H) V/JV 5:15/7:15 PM

    Tennis
    Wednesday, Apr. 11 vs. Bracken Co. (H)

  • Sports Beats

    University of Kentucky announces Summer Baseball Camp schedule
    There will be four separate Wildcat Baseball Camps, which are open to all children enrolled in first through eighth grades.
    There will be both full-day and half-day camp options offering the opportunity for each camper to develop his baseball skills in a fun and positive learning experience.
    The UK staff will teach each player baseball fundamentals, drill work specifically designed to improve each camper’s offensive and defensive skills, and also simulated game situations.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Hayden Christopher Joseph Hicks, March 31, son of April May Hicks; Jonas Michael Eldon King, March 17, son of Michael and Tracy King; Leslie Paige Searcy, Oct. 29, daughter of Andrea (Powers) and Chris Searcy; Gabriel Duncan Smith, Feb. 18, son of Jeremy and Elizabeth Bell Smith; Madison Elizabeth Tappel, Jan. 22, daughter of Christina and Mark Tappel.

  • News Briefs

    First Hemp Day
    will be held in June
    The first Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Hemp Day will be held on Saturday, June 9, in downtown Cynthiana.
    Chamber director Tomi Jean Clifford said the day’s events will run from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and will include everything hemp-related.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Jennifer Paige Webber, 36, and Johnny Dean Sexton, 59, married Dec. 21, 2017.
    Donna Gail Neace, 48, and Gregory Alan Morrison, 49, married Dec. 27, 2017.
    Keelie Shae Conrad, 25, and Dillan Neal Evans, 24, married Dec. 27, 2017.
    Amy Beth Lemons, 41, and Justin Clay Walker, 37, married Dec. 6, 2017.
    Cynthia Rosanne Brinegar, 29, and Rhonda Lynn Thurman, 36, married Dec. 24, 2017.
    Krystal Ann Fryman, 32, and Ricky Marshall Ewalt, 35, married Jan. 12, 2018.
    Angela Dawn Jones, 43, and Jason Wayne Bell, 36, married Jan. 19, 2018.

  • Sunrise Homemaker Club
  • HCHS FFA greenhouse opens Saturday

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County High School greenhouse, sponsored and managed by the local FFA chapter, will be open for business on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
    “Almost all of the plants we have this year will be annuals,” said FFA sponser Savannah Robin. “We have a much wider variety of flowers this year, than we’ve had in years past. The students wanted to expand what we offer and they have done a good job of doing that.”

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 13, 1927 -- “The Ward Bakery has been installed in the building on Pike Street formerly occupied by the Atkinson Timer Co., where the ‘Twin Brothers,’ are known, have set up a complete and modern bakery. The Messrs. Ward are experienced bakers and had operated in Ohio for a number of years before coming to Cynthiana. Tempting pastries and an extra good grade of bread are kept fresh at all times.” (There is an Atkinson Timer on display at the museum.)

  • Palmers to observe 50th anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. John Mac (Sandra) Palmer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on April 19. They were married at Robinson Christian Church on April 19, 1968 by Bro. Truman Whitaker.
    Mr. and Mrs. Palmer have two children, Rebecca Lee Palmer and the late Billy Ray Palmer, and two grandchildren, MacKenzie Faith Palmer and Landon Ray Palmer.