Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report




    July 6--Dep. Robert Peak cited Mary Koenig, Berry, for speeding (68 in a 55) and failure to produce an insurance card.

    July 6--Dep. Robert Peak cited Russell Crum for speeding (71 in a 55) and no rear view mirror.

  • The Age of Outrage -- let’s end it with love

    On Dec. 8, 2014, no one got eaten alive on the Discovery Channel’s “Eaten Alive” -- and some viewers who tuned in to see carnage were outraged.

    On May 6 of the same year, actress Shailene Woodley outraged feminists by announcing that she’s not a feminist, and on Aug. 28, Hello Kitty fans were outraged when the Sanrio company said Hello Kitty “is not a cat.”

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    THURSDAY, July 21 

    Martial Arts and Self Defense Workshop. Thursday, July 21 at 2 p.m. Presented by Master Gordon Burkett  at the Cynthiana Shaolin Do Martial Arts (next to the Harrison Deposit Bank), 139 E. Pike St., for teens in grades 6th-12th.

  • Cynthiana Police Department


    Case reports

  • Main Street seeking volunteers

    There is so much excitement swirling through town. I can only hope through all this excitement, the citizens will find energy and motivation to lend a hand and get involved in their community. 

    Right now there are tons of things to do and ways to get involved. 

    Cynthiana Main Street is always looking for community members who are passionate about their town. We have several ways you can volunteer your time or expertise. 

  • Viewpoint

    There are no more obstacles to overcome at Flat Run Veterans Park... at least concerning the long debate over the Handy House. 

    Barring a last minute reprieve, or an even more last minute stay of execution, the Handy House will be demolished.

  • Wednesday night storm causes damage

    Ammerman Pike and White Oak Pike were hit by a storm Wednesday night causing damage to homes and trees.

    More information will be available in next Thursday's Cynthiana Democrat.

  • Church News



    Benson United Methodist Church invites all children to become Treasure Seekers at its summer Vacation Bible School, Adventure of the Treasure Seekers: Exploring God’s Promises.

  • Dead man laughing

    Ten years ago I wrote: “My friend Mike ate breakfast last week, which is nothing short of a miracle.

    “He doesn’t shake anymore or wake up in the middle of the night sweating. The little green monkeys that haunt him are gone too.”

    This week, my friend Mike is celebrating 10 years being sober. Not just sober, but healed and forgiven, whole and hopeful. He’s tasted the mercy of God, felt his hand of grace that pulled him from the abyss.

  • Blessings to you...Shine on!

    Have you noticed? Days seem to slip by in the summer. We enjoy extended daylight thanks to the position of the sun, the earth’s orbit and our utilization of daylight savings time. 

    The school year ends in late May. Before we know it July arrives with August following closely. The new school term advances and summer fades to memory. 

    Life’s that way. We anticipate, experience and before long, the seasons change.