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Today's News

  • Correction

    The cutline on the front page picture of the Feb. 1 edition of the Cynthiana Democrat, incorrectly stated that Jenny Lynn Varner Hatter had nominated Deanna Murdock as Chamber of Commerce Educator of the Year. Murdock was nominated by fellow Southside Elementary School teacher, Mary Norbom.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    District 5 incumbent Sam Pierce will be seeking reelection as the Republican nominee on the Harrison County Fiscal Court.
    Pierce is a 1966 graduate of Harrison County High School and graduated, with honors, from Centre College in 1970. He received his graduate degree from Auburn University in 1974.
    Pierce had a career teaching history and government at Southern Union Community College in Alabama and also served 16 years as a county commissioner while living in Auburn, Ala. After retiring, Pierce moved home, to Harrison County, in 2008.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    George (Robbie) Bradford has officially filed to run for Harrison County Magistrate District 1, which includes Southside, Clifton Village and sheriff’s office precincts.
    Bradford is a lifelong resident of Harrison County and is the son of the late George H. Bradford and Frances R. Bradford.
    He was married to Frances Bowman Bradford for 52 years before her death. They had four children, Tammy McDuffey, Allen Bradford, Barry Bradford, and Tiffany Couch (deceased). There are seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Darrell Florence is seeking re-election for Constable, District 8. Florence is currently the Northern Kentucky regional director and secretary for the Kentucky Constable Association. He also serves as a Harrison County Intelligence Liaison Officer for the Kentucky Intelligence Fusion Center, Kentucky Department of Homeland Security.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Lourena Judy, who serves as the Commissioner of Public Utilities on the Cynthiana City Commission is seeking re-election.
    She is married to Alan Judy who serves Cynthiana as a detective/sergeant for the Cynthiana Police Department. The couple has triplet daughters, Hannah, Katherine and Meredith.
    Judy said she enjoys spending time with her family.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Terry Fasig has filed the necessary papers to seek election as magistrate of District 7, which includes No. 13 Kinman District 4 and No. 14 Berry District 4.
    His background is in business and farming. Fasig started a trailer repair company in 1978 and grew it to be one of the largest trailer repair businesses in the Greater Cincinnati Area with shops in Walton, Kentucky, and West Chester, Ohio.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Cynthiana Deputy City Clerk Samantha Wright has announced her candidacy for Harrison County Clerk. After five years of working as a deputy clerk for the City of Cynthiana, Wright said she is thrilled to begin her campaign.
    “I look forward to continuing my service to the community that I love,” Wright said.
    Wright is a native of Harrison County. She is the daughter of Jeff and Pam Hopkins. She and her husband Travis have two children, Austin and Lucy, and together they operate a family farm in Harrison County.  

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Mark Mattmiller has filed to run for his fourth term as Cynthiana City Commissioner.
    Mattmiller is a retired Harrison County educator, retiring after 39 years. He is part-time farmer and author of two books.
    About the commissioners’ race he said, “I hope I’ve worked hard enough to make you want to hire me back for another term and to vote for me again.”
    Mattmiller is married to Linda LeBus Mattmiller and they have five adult children and 10 grandchildren.
     

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Dwayne Florence has announced his candidacy for District 7 magistrate. 
    He and his wife Robin have lived in District 7 for 14 years.
    He served as magistrate for four years beginning in 2011. The Florences have four children and 14 grandchildren,
    Robin serves as the director of the Senior Center and Adult Day Health Center.
    Florence said he is looking forward to serving once again in District 7.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Hunter Adair, 26, has filed to run for Harrison County Clerk.
    He is the son of Jim Adair, Leandra Franklin Jenkins and Tim Jenkins. He is the grandson of George and  the late Janice Franklin; and the late Betty and Berman Adair.
    “As your county clerk, my goals will be: to utilize and improve technology for efficiency and access to information; to increase and promote voter registration; and to working towards an online database of deeds for public access,” Adair said.