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Today's News

  • New Drivers

    Clay Jones, Melyssa McFarland, Samantha Gaunce, Andrea Livingood.

  • Angels unaware

    A few weeks ago, I did something I never do — I picked up a hitchhiker.
    She wasn’t typical, if there is such a thing. She was older, maybe in her 70s.
    While on my way to the market, she flagged me down as I approached the end of my street and asked if I would take her as far as I was going.
    She said she had prayed for God to send someone, and that I was his answer, his “grace.”

  • Braelyn LaRae Wiglesworth

    Braelyn LaRae Wiglesworth was born to Kathryn Leopold and Nicholas Wiglesworth of Cynthiana on Jan. 12, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz.

  • Ashley Jo French

    Ashley Jo French was born to Shanna and Darren French of Cynthiana on Dec. 16, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz., and is welcomed by Brooklynn Marie French.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Braxton Chase Bramel, Dec. 29, son of Adrienne Bramel and Rex Simpson Jr.; Eli Scott Mattox, Jan. 2, son of Deana and Scott Mattox; Quenton Bryce Turley, Jan. 7, son of Chris Turley and Gwen Hicks.

  • Church News

    CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
    An informal Christian Home Fellowship meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m. for more information call Janet at 859-954-1145.

     

    ST. JAMES AME
    Cynthiana NA Group Hope for Tomorrow meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church, 312 W. Pleasant St. Annex. Speaker meeting last Thursday of each month.
    For more information or questions call Blaine at 859-298-1171.

  • Museum Musings

    * City Record Book - Trustees meeting, Thursday, Nov. 3, 1859 - “Be it further ordained that it shall be the duty of the said Patrol or Police on duty at night for the time being to ring the Court House Bell at 9 o’clock p.m.

  • Annual contractor’s breakfast is Jan. 25

    The Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting the annual contractor’s breakfast at the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Office on Jan. 25 starting at 8 a.m.
    The workshop session this year will be conducted by representatives from the Harrison County Conservation District, and Natural Resource and Conservation Services. The topic of this year’s workshop is focused on proper installation of various conservation practices and state cost share program signup information.

  • Everything I needed to know...

    “You don’t want to eat onions on Tuesdays because they make you sleepy,” said Thelma Taylor to a young journalism pup.
    Tuesday was and still is deadline day at The Cynthiana Democrat and if anyone knew the do’s and don’ts of deadlines, it was Thelma.
    She was the first woman to earn editor status for The Cynthiana Democrat and I know exactly how she did it. One word... caring.
    Thelma had a passion for Cynthiana and Harrison County and more importantly the people who make up that community.

  • Former editor bids farewell to ‘journalism mentor’ and ‘Cynthiana mother’

    By Herb Brock, guest columnist and former editor of The Cynthiana Democrat