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Today's News

  • Veterans honored at Battle Grove

    Veterans from every branch of service were honored Friday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at Battle Grove Cemetery. The annual event drew a large crowd of veterans and citizens who wanted to thank those veterans for their service. Above,  members of the American Legion Post 109 from Falmouth, provided a 21-gun salute at the conclusion of the  program. Dale Kendrick served as the guest speaker with special music by Karen Bear, Carol Hyatt, Lee Stritesky and the Harrison County High School band.

  • Did you know?

    Reception Thursday for retiring Senior Citizens board members
    A reception will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17, for  two retiring members of the Harrison County Senior Citizens board of directors.
    The public is invited to stop by the Center on Old Lair Road at 2:30 p.m. to honor long-time members Tommy Kearns and Orville Fowler.

    Community Thanksgiving
    service

  • Fryman returns to Cynthiana as new owner of H&R Block

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     Harrison County native Zack Fryman is returning to Cynthiana as a franchise owner of H&R Block, located in the Harrison Square Shopping Center.
    Fryman, a 2001 graduate of Harrison County High School, has been a tax professional for 13 years, managing H&R Block franchises in Owenton, Williamstown and Dry Ridge.

  • A Classic Country Christmas comes to the Rohs stage Dec. 11

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Rohs Opera House will be the venue for A Classic Country Gospel Christmas concert that will be held on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m.
    Event organizer Stacey Mann said that the money generated from the concert will go to the Harrison County Ministerial Association.

  • City gives nod to Ashford Acres annexation

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Much discussion centered around the topic of annexation at Tuesday’s Cynthiana City Commission meeting.
    Commissioners approved the first reading of an annexation ordinance for Ashford Acres on Millersburg Pike noting that it was good for the city.
    After approving the first reading of the annexation ordinance of Ashford Acres, discussion turned to annexing properties inside the bypass.

  • Five men sentenced

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Formal sentencing was held for several defendants in Harrison Circuit Court on Tuesday with Judge Jay Delaney presiding.
    Those whose cases were finalized were:
    •Shannon Berry, 39, was sentenced to five years in prison on three charges of receiving stolen property (firearm). The five-year sentence will run concurrent with a fourth charge of convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

  • Recipes For Life

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    All Harrison County School District, as well as St. Edwards School, fifth-graders participated in the annual Recipes For Life cooking school at the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Office on Friday and Monday.
    Four different sessions were held at the Extension Office with one-fourth of the fifth-graders attending each session.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Case reports
    Oct. 31 -- James E. Slade Jr., 29, was arrested on warrants from Grant, Nicholas and Harrison counties.
    Oct. 31 -- Jarred L. Bartley, 26, was arrested on a Fayette County warrant.
    Nov. 1 -- Suzanne McComas, 59, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 North for no/expired registration plate.
    Nov. 2 -- Jack E. Hollon, 29, was arrested on Ladish Road and charged with custodial interference.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 7, 2016
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Richard Ingwersen, probate hearing; will admitted, bond approved, order entered.
    Estate of Ruby North Smothers, review; order entered.
    Estate of David Lane Westfall, probate hearing; will admitted, bond approved, order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Midland Funding vs. Casie Bruin, 2 cases - motion hour; pass, no one present.
    Karrol Pinney vs. Tres Delaforce, court trial; dismissed without prejudice.

  • Harrison County hosts 10th Region Girls’ Media Day Sunday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies were the host to the first annual 10th Region Girls’ Basketball Media Day Sunday in the Hill Top Gym.  
    Fourteen of the 17 schools that play 10th Region girls’ basketball were represented.  Only Robertson County, St. Patrick and Silver Grove were without representation.