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Today's News

  • Hiday hosts October meeting of the United Methodist Women

    The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church met on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the home of Jan Hiday. Refreshments were served by the hostess to convene the meeting. Marilyn Wash said the blessing.

  • St. Edward School
  • Family of Thomas J. and Amanda Francis Hill Franklin
  • Emmy Lou was a diva, a pest, a silly, tail-wagging pup

    If I had an exotic bird as a pet, it would be more likely to outlive me.
    But, I didn’t. I had an 11-year-old maltese whose name followed the family’s Wizard of Oz theme. She was tagged with Auntie Em as a puppy and that evolved into Emmy Lou over the years.
    She was a pest.
    She would lick the lotion off my legs. She would get under foot while I was trying to cook. She always needed to “go out” at the most dramatic point of any television show.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Oct. 12
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, Oct. 13
    Teen Movie: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” Friday, Oct. 13 starting at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library followed by Library After Dark. All the fun starts at 4 p.m. (6th-12th grade). Must register.

  • Donald Hill to demonstrate artistry at Artoberfest Saturday

    On Saturday as part of Artoberfest the museum will be hosting local artist Donald Hill who will be demonstrating his wood-burning artistry at the museum from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Hill is an artist wood burner, painter, sketcher, and a woodworker/wood turner.
    He has even created the museums rocks for the Cynthiana Rock Hunt.
    He is an ex officio member of the museum’s Board of Directors and has been involved with the museum for many years.

  • Hilltop Grill robbed last week

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Hilltop Grill owner Odus Fryman Jr. said the delivery he was sent on last Thursday afternoon was likely a set up.
    Around 2:45 p.m., Fryman was sent to a non-existent Broadway address. While he was away, an employee came out of the restroom to find a couple of $5 bills lying on the floor.
    The employee called Fryman and said he saw an individual walking toward the Democrat office on Webster Avenue. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

  • Champions to hold Community Drug Forum

    Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County will hold a community wide forum on Oct. 9th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana Christian Church.  
    The purpose of this forum is to raise awareness, provide education, and explore solutions in this ongoing fight against addiction in our community.
    Groups and programs wanting to set up resource/information tables are invited to attend along with any citizens that are concerned about this problem and want to be part of the solution.  

  • Artoberfest this weekend in downtown Cynthiana

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Artoberfest will be held on Pike Street this Saturday, Oct. 7 from 3-9 p.m. Pike Street will be shut down to thru traffic from Main Street to the railroad tracks.
    Sponsored by the Community Events Committee, Artoberfest will include demonstrations and art sales by local and regional artists of many genres.

  • Third mural to begin this week on Walnut Street

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The third downtown mural project will get started this week and will be completed within two weeks, said Cynthiana Arts Council member Roger Slade.
    The mural will be located on the south-side of the Licking Valley Laser Works building, directly across the street from The Walking Dead mural.