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Today's News

  • Former Marine recalls service in Vietnam

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Chuck Duffy isn’t your typical Marine, and he’ll be the first to admit that.
    Somewhat reserved with a deep baritone voice, Duffy spent his entire post-military career working with numbers.
    He has a degree in accounting from Ohio State University and was the chief financial officer at Harrison Memorial Hospital from 1999 until he retired in 2009.

  • Viewpoint pictures
  • HCMS 7th grade Roller Coaster Project

    The 7th grade students at Harrison County Middle School were asked to become engineers of a card stock marble roller coaster. The students were placed into cooperative groups where they planned, created, and executed a marble roller coaster. Students had over a week in class to complete this task resulting in roller coasters that towered over seven feet tall. There were over 50 students that stayed after school to work on their marble roller coaster.

  • Remember those teachers who made a difference

                                                                            
    Have you seen the bumper sticker, “If you can read this, thank a teacher”? Well, I am here to tell you that I am hopping mad.

  • Viewpoint

    By Betsy Smith, News Writer

  • Izabella Raye Crowdy

    Izabella Raye Crowdy
    Izabella Raye Crowdy was born to Crista and Richard Crowdy of Cynthiana on July 24, 2017 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    She weighed 8 lbs.
    Maternal grandparents are Steve and Rhonda Strawzell of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Philip and Deborah Crowdy of Coshocton, Ohio; paternal great-grandmother is Norma Thurman.

  • Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR holds meeting, genealogy workshop

    The Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR held a meeting and genealogy workshop with Jack Miller of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), Blue Licks Chapter, on Oct. 28. The meeting was held at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This workshop was opened to the public and there were 18 people in attendance.
    Regent Jane Whitehead welcomed guests and members. The DAR Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, The Daughter’s Pledge, The American’s Creed, and the Preamble were recited, followed by singing The Star Spangled Banner.

  • United Methodist Women holds November meeting

    The United Methodist Women (UMW) of the First United Methodist Church met Nov. 2 in the Sidney Haviland Room of the church. Members brought a salad. The meeting was to be held at the home of Cindy Cropper but her mother was seriously ill. Our thoughts and prayers are with her.
    Barbara Harris, co-president, called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone. She read a poem written by Jessie Bell Lemons entitled “Those Who Serve.”
    Secretary Oma Doyle read the minutes of the October meeting. They were approved as read.

  • Museum Musings

    * James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) -- “O, it sets my heart a clicken’ like the tickin’ of a clock when the frost is on the punkin and the fodder’s in the shock.”

  • Connersville Mills