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Today's News

  • Academic briefs

    BESSONS
    Freed Hardeman University has released the names of students who made the President’s List for Spring 2016. Two Harrison County students were on the list.
    To be on the President’s List, a student must be full-time and have a 4.0 grade point average. Two students from Cynthiana achieved this distinction: Abby Besson, a senior communication public relations major; and Sarah Ruth Besson, a sophomore special education major.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Local circuit court clerk participates in spring conference in Frankfort

    Harrison County Circuit Court Clerk Teresa Furnish participated in the 2016 Circuit Court Clerks Spring Conference on April 19-20 in Frankfort.
    The Administrative Office of the Courts and the Kentucky Association of Circuit Court Clerks provided the education program for the state’s circuit court clerks. The Kentucky Association of Counties hosted the event at its headquarters.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Angry walk
    6. Bell and Barker, e.g.
    9. Fields and Basinger
    13. Donny’s singing sister
    14. *T.S. Eliot poem, “____ Wednesday”
    15. Loosen laces
    16. Glorify
    17. *Theodor Geisel, ____ Dr. Seuss
    18. Daughter of a sibling
    19. *Wordsworth or Shakespeare
    21. *He hears America singing
    23. Pig’s digs
    24. Discharge
    25. Exchange for money
    28. Grey, of tea fame
    30. Like oxen put together
    35. Second-hand
    37. Saintly glow

  • Pick A Project (P.A.P.)
  • Robinson Dam hazards to top town meeting

    Harrison County’s Search and Rescue (SAR) Team will host a town forum on Monday, July 11, with the dangers of swimming at the Robinson Dam as the topic.
    “I don’t think people realize how dangerous it is there. We are not even into summer yet and I know there will be another one,” said SAR Chief Ra’Jeana Craft following the weekend drowning of Steve Bell.

  • Handy House 11th-hour proposal questioned by fiscal court

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Just as he did last week, Eric Whisman appeared again at a local government meeting.
    Last week, the director of the Kentucky Trust for Historic Preservation spoke before the Cynthiana City Commission seeking a reversal on the decision to raze the Handy House at Flat Run Park.
    On Tuesday night, at its regular meeting, Whisman appeared before the Harrison County Fiscal Court with the same agenda.

  • Young Eagles 2016

     Nearly 200 school-aged children took advantage of Young Eagles Day at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport on Saturday, June 11. Several local pilots used their planes to give these children the thrill of flying.

  • Summer Concert Series, Week 2

    Week 2 of the Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Concert Series was held Friday on the courthouse lawn with Paxton Manly as entertainment. The Harrison County High  School Jazz Band also performed. The Concert Series offers family entertainment on the second Friday of each month through September. The July 8 entertainer will be Grayson Jenkins and the Resolutions.

  • Summer Feeding Program underway at River Road Park

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The USDA National School Lunch Program is going strong, even during the summer months.
    Austin Dacci, Harrison County School District food service director, along with staff from the Youth Service Center, are providing a hot lunch for all school-aged children, Monday through Friday, for the rest of the summer at River Road Park.
    The summer program got under way on Monday, June 6 and has seen increasing attendance every day.