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Today's News

  • Doyle appointed to WoodmenLife recruiting sales manager in Cynthiana

    Jeff Doyle has been appointed WoodmenLife recruiting sales manager for eastern Kentucky, effective June 1, 2017.
    As a recruiting sales manager, serving  Harrison and surrounding counties, Doyle will be responsible for recruiting, training and developing new sales representatives, as well as assisting members in making informed decisions regarding a variety of WoodmenLife insurance and annuity products.
    Doyle is a member of WoodmenLife Chapter 879 in Cynthiana. He is also a Fraternal Insurance Counselor Fellow.

  • Sowder completes auctioneering course

    Samuel Quentin Sowder has successfully completed the course in Auctioneering and Auction Sales Management at the Missouri Auction School.
    The diploma granted included the honorary title of Colonel. The honorary title of Colonel is a tradition dating from the Civil War.
    The concentrated course is conducted by the Missouri Auction School at the world’s largest auction training center. The training included lectures and workshops featuring prominent auctioneers from throughout America and participating in selling numerous public auctions in nearby communities.

  • Lafferty Pike fire
  • News Briefs

    Chamber Glow Run
    is July 8
    Saturday, July 8, is the Chamber of Commerce Glow Run 5K at Northside School. This race is the second installment of the Triple Crown Series.
    This year, the Chamber has added and changed several things to make this run/walk a family fun event as well.
    Each registrant will receive a Glow Run 5K tank, a rad pair of sunglasses and glow bracelets. The Chamber also ordered over 100 pounds of neon-colored powder to be thrown throughout the race. This powder will glow under the black light photo booth at the end of the race.

  • Cynthiana Country Club May 2017 LGA Winners

    Cynthiana Country Club
    May 2017 LGA Winners

    5/2/17        Best 9 or Best 5
    18 Holers- Teresa Davis  42                     9 Holers- Kay Cox  20
                    Betty Kay McCullough  50           Layne McIlvain  21

  • Kentucky Afield: Turkey season among highest on record

    Turkey hunters in Kentucky encountered wind, rain and wild temperature swings this past spring season but did not let factors out of their control keep them from posting impressive results.
    The 2017 youth-only and general seasons produced a total harvest of 33,061 turkeys – a 6.5 percent increase over 2016 and the third highest on record for the state.

  • Amish buggies cause traffic concerns for fiscal court

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court discussed a safety issue concerning Amish buggies, without taking any official action at its regular meeting on Tuesday night at the Courthouse.
    “Freddie Riickert is on the agenda to discuss issues with Amish buggies damaging county roads and leaving horse manure on the roadways, but he isn’t here,” said county judge-executive Alex Barnett. “Are there any court members who wish to voice their opinions on this issue.”

  • 11U Girl Pitch Softball League Standings

    11U Girl Pitch Softball
    League Standings

        Knockouts    9    1
        Mossy Creek    4    5
        Crush    4    4
        Bat Girls    1    8
    Non-League Standings
        Storm    2    0
        Knockouts    1    0

  • Water pressure woes to be addressed with new pumping station

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    A new Cynthiana Water Department  pumping station is in the works, that will reportedly eliminate all the water pressure problems that residents of Cynthiana’s east side homes have been plagued with.
    “This pumping station is in the budget for the coming fiscal year, plus we are seeking to have some Westside Redevelopment grant monies released for this project as well,” said Commissioner of Public Utilities Lourena Judy.

  • Fillies summer basketball working on defense and fast breaks

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies coached by assistant coach Jeff Kinney have been busy working on some new fast break styles, improving man to man defense, and trying to get more players involved in looking to score.  
    They have worked on these and other parts of basketball while playing games both at the Harrison County Middle School and on the road.