Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    April 11 -- At 1:30 p.m., Jim Perry of Oddville-Sunrise Road reported that someone has been taking steel fence posts that mark the end of his leach lines. Perry estimates that about 12 posts have been stolen so far.
    April 16 -- At 10 a.m., Elbert Smith of Morning Glory Road reported that someone had stolen several pieces of irrigation pipe and plumbing from his property.
    April 14 -- At 9:45 a.m., Anthony Toney, 44, of 117 Old Lair Road was served a criminal summons on a charge of theft by deception, cold checks under $500.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations
    April 12 -- Johnny N. Nichols, 33, was arrested at 105 Smith Ave. and charged with alcohol intoxication.
    April 13 -- Donald F. Goodrich, 33, was cited at South Main and Pike streets for failure to produce insurance card, operating vehicle with expired operator’s license and disregarding traffic device (light).
    April 14 -- Wyatt G. Thorpe, 19, was cited on Oddville Avenue for failure to maintain insurance, no registration receipt, no/expired registration plate, speeding 17 mph over the limit.

  • Kattlemans Kreek celebrating with free ice cream

    Mariam Abigail McKinley is turning 1 year old and in celebration of her birthday, the public is invited to celebrate at Kattlemans Kreek.  
    All guests who wish Mariam a happy birthday will be given a free soft serve ice cream cone dipped in chocolate.
    Balloons will be given to each child. It’s a day for celebration.

  • Lenton Food Drive
  • Harrison looking at $18.5 million in road improvements

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    If the transportation plan holds true over the next two years, Harrison County will see in excess of $18.5 million in road improvements.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Superintendent gets nearly perfect evaluation from board

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County School Board returned a glowing annual performance evaluation of Superintendent Andy Dotson, rating him at the top of the scale in eight of nine performance standards. 

  • Home & Garden Show is this weekend

    The 11th annual Cynthiana Democrat two-day Home and Garden Show will kick off Saturday at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m.

    The show will feature nearly 70 booths of nursery items for outdoors, Amish-made furniture, home improvement ideas, free seedling trees, spring and summer apparel and accessories, wellness information and products, home decor, monogrammed items and canned jams and jellies. 

    There will also be food booths to indulge any appetite, from sweet to savory.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Swahili or Zulu
    6. French lake
    9. Marcel Marceau, e.g.
    13. Type of squash
    14. In the past
    15. Engaged for a fee
    16. Considered a representative of Allah
    17. Month of Pearl Harbor attack
    18. African antelope
    19. *Chelsea’s politically-minded mother
    21. Funeral rite
    23. Tell tall tale
    24. Can of worms
    25. Corn holder
    28. Ranee’s husband
    30. Popular pet rodent
    35. Acted like
    37. Leave behind
    39. Spacious

  • Suspect in drug case found hiding in closet

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Police arrested a Cynthiana man found attempting to hide in his closet early Tuesday morning.

    Ptl. Michael Kiskaden had warrants for the arrest of Victor Jones, 49, 226 Walnut St., on drug charges stemming from a Feb. 28 incident.