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Today's News

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Often follows “taken”
    6. Common inquiries
    9. Tibetan monk
    13. Shakira’s soccer-playing partner Gerard
    14. Down Under bird
    15. Female fox
    16. Greyish brown
    17. *Romantic destination
    18. Unable to move
    19. *Valentine and the like
    21. *a.k.a ____ Awareness Day to some
    23. Found on grass some mornings
    24. *Lover of Aeneas
    25. *Special celebratory drink
    28. Preakness, e.g.
    30. Release of gas
    35. Baker’s baker

  • Cynthiana police, commission pursue bringing K-9 unit to department

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    If all goes according to plan, the Cynthiana Police Department could have two new units within the year.
    Commissioner Roger Slade told commissioners that Ptl. Lewis Crump has been researching K-9 training and opportunities.
    Crump has a 10-week-old Mountain Cur puppy that he would like to have trained as a police K-9, said Slade.
    Fayette County offers some free training that Crump is looking into.

  • Drop your Drawers for The Clothing Closet’s February campaign

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    It might be a little frigid outside, but there’s no better time than now to drop your drawers.
    That’s right. Donna Gayle Northcutt, new coordinator for the Harrison County Clothing Closet, is asking that we drop our drawers for her latest campaign.
    “We’re trying to get 1,000 pairs of new underwear donated,” Northcutt said.
    The drawer drive is between Feb. 1 and 14. However, there is always a need for new underwear.

  • KSP charges Cynthiana man with incest

    A Harrison County man was arrested on  Friday, Jan. 15 and charged with incest.
    Jeffery Morgan, 54, formerly of Indiana, remains in the Bourbon County Detention Center under at $10,000 cash bond.
    According to a press released from the Kentucky State Police, a complaint was made on Jan. 15 of the possible incest, which had allegedly occurred in Harrison County.

  • ‘I have a dream’

    Paula Smith was one of about 30 people who marched in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday. It was about 10 degrees when the marchers took off around 10 a.m. Monday.

  • Cynthiana man answers missions’ calling

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    When asked where he was from, Paul Waddelow responded, “I’m from all over.”
    And he would be correct.
    He was born to Harvey and LeAnn Waddelow in Zaire, Africa, both 14-year African missionaries.
    After his father suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle accident, the family moved back to the states, to Illinois, when Paul was in the fourth grade.

  • HCHS coach allegedly choked, parent banned from school functions

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Harrison County basketball coach was uninjured and his attacker has been banned from any school functions.
    According to Ptl. Shannon Clem of the Cynthiana Police Department, freshman coach Colin Duffie was allegedly choked by a player’s parent following a Thursday night practice on the Hilltop.
    The report, filed by Clem, states that two freshmen players were involved in an altercation during practice. The pair was separated by the coaching staff.

  • Freezing temps hamper firefighters’ efforts

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Tragedy was averted on Monday when two occupants of a home on US 62 west, escaped after a wood stove in the back of the house caused a fire.
    Brian Grayson and his companion, Rebecca Stephens, were awakened by two construction workers who saw smoke and flames coming from the back of the house as they were driving toward Cynthiana.

  • Church News

    FIRST UNITED
    METHODIST
    The First United Methodist Church will host a gospel music concert on Sunday, Jan. 24 with “Sunday Drive,” a multiple award winning family band from Knoxville, Tenn. The program begins at 10:45. There is no admission charge.
    The church is located on the corner of Pike and Church streets, Cynthiana.

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN
    Central Christian  Church will begin The Lord’s Kitchen at its Second and Riggs Avenue location this month.