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Today's News

  • Group wants approval for liquor-by-the-drink sales on Sundays

    Sunday liquor by the drink sales is the goal of two men who approached the Cynthiana City Commission Tuesday.

    Mike Aldridge, president of the Cynthiana City Commission, and Charlie Biancke, vice president, told commissioners they were representing not only the Country Club but also restaurants Don Senor, Rancho Bob’s and the Elk’s Club.

  • Magistrates give nod to $775K loan for courthouse renovation

    After deliberation about the fiscal court’s commitment to keep tight rein on the county budget for the next decade, the court took the next step in the courthouse renovation project by approving a bid from Civic Financing for a 10-year loan for $775,000 at a fixed interest rate of 1.92 percent.

  • First United Methodist Church to celebrate 195 years in Cynthiana

    The First United Methodist Church of Cynthiana will warm up for its bicentennial by hosting a celebration of its 195th year this Sunday morning, Sept. 29 during regular morning worship services.

    The Homecoming celebration will be a special time for this venerable church whose service to the Harrison County community has clearly stood the test of time. 

  • Park equipment dedication
  • Academic briefs

    SANDERS
    The Western Kentucky University forensics team kicked off its competitive season by co-hosting the Forensics Fiesta with Miami University on WKU’s campus the weekend of Sept. 20-22.  
    Jackson Sanders, a freshman from Cynthiana, finished fifth in dramatic interpretation and sixth in after-dinner speaking at the WKU tournament.

  • Fulton-Midden planning an October wedding

    Julia Muse Fulton and Donald Pete Midden will be married on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.
    Father Vernon Hogan will officiate the ceremony at St. Charles Catholic Church in Flemingsburg, Ky.
    A reception immediately follows at Blue Lick’s State Park, Worthington Center.
    Formal invitations are being sent.

  • Greenlees celebrate 50th anniversary

    Norman and Sharon Greenlee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Alaska. They were married on Aug. 18 in Maysville, Ky.
    They have two children, Col. N, Thomas Greenlee, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and Dawn E. Harvey, Cynthiana; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

  • School board approves support funding for high school AP program

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County School Board approved a request for $10,000 in support funding for the high school advanced placement program to replace losses that came as a result of the expiration of 3-year AP grant.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Destiny Makayla Yarnell, Sept. 9, daughter of Jesse and Julie Yarnell.
    When the Cynthiana city and county governments agreed to purchase the handy farm property on U.S. 62 E for a new recreation park, the idea was for a long-term project. Water and sewage are needed.
    Coming soon to the Cynthiana Democrat, Kentucky Classified Network. A better way to use the classified, reaching over 450,000 readers with one phone call.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Brochure distribution kicks off county history book project

    More than 5,000 informative brochures were distributed this week in Harrison County Historical Societys opening gambit to publish a comprehensive history of county families, the first such production in over 50 years. The brochures were distributed in the Sept. 26 issue of The Cynthiana Democrat and at several businesses county-wide.