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Today's News

  • Teen Court completes training, sworn in

    Fifty Harrison County students who have completed Teen Court training were sworn in as officers of their county court Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016.
    District Court Judge Bill Kuster, who serves Harrison, Pendleton, Nicholas and Robertson counties and oversees the local Teen Court program, performed the ceremony at the Harrison County Judicial Center.  
    Teen Court members performed two mock trials for the audience, and Cynthiana Police Department K9 Officer Eddie Quinn and (Canine Officer) Hano served as special guests, providing demonstrations for the audience.

  • Busy season for the Chamber of Commerce

    This weekend kicks off a very busy season for the Chamber of Commerce.
    This Saturday is Small Business Saturday, where everyone is encouraged to shop local at our local businesses.
    It is also the beginning of the Finding Cynthia and Ana Promotion.
    You may pick up your passport at any of the 28 participating Chamber businesses and begin your search for the six-inch paper dolls of Cynthia and Ana, a drawing by Herbie Moore.

  • Youth, enthusiasm come with new CPD officers

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cynthiana’s newest “Boys in Blue” are living their dream and bringing youthful enthusiasm with them.
    “When you’re little you want to grow up to be an astronaut, a firefighter ... or a cop. I always wanted to be the cop,” said Ptl. Barry Sparks.
    In the last year, Cynthiana has added four new police officers, Sparks, Zachariah Zerbee, Vance Meighan and Andrew Dutton.

  • Viewpoint

    As a country and as individuals, we have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.
    Regardless of your political leanings, we still live in the greatest country in the world.
    Sure, we have our problems, but none that can’t be overcome with a little understanding and patience.
    Donald Trump won the election and he will be the new President for ALL of us, regardless of what those who are protesting his election might say.

  • CPD conducts prostitution sting

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cynthiana Police Department detectives worked a prostitution sting last week that netted three arrests on misdemeanor charges.
    Amber Fick, 28, Cynthiana, was arrested on Wednesday, Nov. 16, and charged with prostitution after detectives recognized her in an on-line escort service ad.
    “She had a web page and was soliciting escorts,” said Det. Justin Jett.
    Jett and Det./Sgt. Alan Judy set up a meeting with Fick specifying what was included in her $80 price.

  • Free meals, delivery available for Thanksgiving

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The 11th Annual Harvest of Hope Thanksgiving Day meal will be held at the Harrison County High School cafeteria on Thursday, Nov. 24.
    The Thanksgiving Day meal is presented by the Unity Christian Church and is directed by Vickie Faulkner of the Community Education Center.
    “Last year we served 989 meals and all but about 75 of them were deliveries,” Faulkner said of the free meal. “We had 40 sets of drivers making multiple deliveries.”

  • Celebrating nearly a year with donor heart

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Eddie Wayne Fryman has a lot to be thankful for, this Thanksgiving. He is primarily thankful for the gift of life that was supplied by a person that he does not know.
    Fryman, 58, is a happy man by nature with smiling, squinty eyes. However, a year ago, he was anything but happy. His life was hanging in the balance.
    This time a year ago, he didn’t know if he would see another Christmas, let alone another Thanksgiving.

  • Thanksgiving Baskets
  • Church News

    CYNTHIANA CHRISTIAN
    Back by popular demand, the Les Jongleurs Ensemble will perform at Cynthiana Christian Church on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.  Comprised of trained performers throughout the region, including Cynthiana native Emily Cooper Spencer, the concert will be held in the main sanctuary and is free to the public. However, a free-will offering will be taken to help underwrite concert production costs.

  • “Thank you for the… (breakfast, lunch, dinner)”

    Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and if you are like the millions out there, you are scrambling to get ready for family coming over, a trip, or making plans for a meal. And if you get a moment’s pause in the midst of the frenzy to reflect on giving thanks, you might, like many others, be looking for some major or significant occurrence within the year that compels thanksgiving.