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Today's News

  • Super Saturday is coming to Cynthiana on Sept. 23

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The first annual Cynthiana Super Saturday will be a day-long extravaganza in downtown Cynthiana on Saturday, Sept. 23.
    Presented by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, Cynthiana Main Street and the Community Events Committee, Cynthiana Super Saturday promises to be a fun-filled day for all ages and for people with a wide variety of interests.
    The day gets underway at 9 a.m. with  a Chamber of Commerce Ping Pong Drop from a helicopter.

  • Teater hosts Omega chapter’s Beginning Day on Aug. 28

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma sorority celebrated Beginning Day on Monday, Aug. 28 at the home of Bonnie Teater. Twelve members were present.
    Social committee members Lois Judy, Judy Judy, Betty Kay McCullough, and Bonnie Teater planned a pot luck salad supper for the evening.  The committee made dessert.
    President Barbara Snopek distributed the new year books. She also gave the officers an information sheet from International describing their duties.
    There were many secret sister thank you’s for surprises and gifts given during the summer.

  • Grand jury issues indictments against 13 defendants

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Thirteen individuals were recently indicted by a Harrison County grand jury on charges ranging from flagrant non-support of minor children to fleeing or evading police.
    Scott Goble, 31, was named in two indictments all stemming from an Aug. 10 incident where he allegedly attempted to flee from law enforcement after it was determined he had an outstanding warrant.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Kaitlyn Elizabeth Gooden, 22, and Tyler Lyon Justice, 23, married Aug. 12, 2017.
    Antonia Amberdawn Abshear, 30, and Robert Allen Stanfield, 42, married Aug. 21, 2017.
    Brianna Elizabeth Gilliam, 23, and Glynden Wilson King, 31, married July 29, 2017.
    Jeanette Blanche Custard, 46, and Larry Eugene Thompson, 48, married Aug. 21, 2017.
    Ashley Noelle Tidrick, 28, and Andrew Lester Johnson, 28, married Aug. 30, 2017.

  • Dr. Slone joins new veterinarian in Cynthiana practice

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    A new veterinarian with literally a world of experience has joined the Pet Wellness Veterinary Center, specializing in large animals.
    Dr. Kevin Slone, originally from Stamping Ground has joined the practice of Dr. Amberlee Cobler as an associate.
    “I am very happy to be back in a rural setting and am excited to get to know the folks around Harrison County,” Slone said.

  • Museum Musings

    *Cynthiana News, Aug. 8, 1867 -- “The good people of Cynthiana can purchase coal of H.D. Frisbie at as cheap or cheaper rates than can be had at Covington or elsewhere. Mr. F. Can sell coal by the car load or any other way to suit purchasers, and in buying in Cynthiana you save writing, stamps &c. Mr. F. has excellent scales for weighing coal.”

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County holds September luncheon meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Sept. 8 at Bluegrass Care Navigators for their monthly luncheon and business meeting. Virgie Wells, president, welcomed members and guests and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The Woman’s Club is delighted to welcome new member Alice McEwan. She was introduced by Sue Burrier.

  • Court says yes to Sunday liquor sales in the county

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court, by a 4-3 vote, passed the second reading of an ordinance that will allow Sunday sale of package and by-the-drink, alcoholic beverages in Harrison County.
    The ordinance specifies that only licensees with the proper credentials will be allowed to participate and then only between certain hours.
    Section one of the ordinance says:

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1964
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1964 will be having their annual get-together on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. at Biancke’s. This annual event is an informal time to catch up on activities of class members. The meal will be soups (chili and potato), salad, sandwiches, tea and dessert and will cost each person $10. We need a count of those who plan to attend, therefore, if you plan to attend, call Ruth Ann Florence Wilson at 859-588-0760 or Donna Navarre at 859-234-1528.

  • Mason County edges Breds 1-0 Tuesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Mason County Royals had help from a great save by their goal keeper and another by the crossbar as Harrison County was denied a score in the Royals 1-0 win over the Thorobreds Tuesday on the Hilltop.  
    The Breds spent much of the first half on the offensive end but could not get a goal.  Communications and teamwork continued to improve, but still no score.  The score at the half was 0-0.