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Today's News

  • Cynthiana girl turns 11 on 11-11-11

    Destinie Spurlock celebrated a monumental birthday last week. She turned 11 years old on Nov. 11, 2011.
    She was born 11 years ago at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    The Northside Elementary student celebrated at home with her family and friends.
    She is the daughter of Kathy Spurlock and has one brother, Aaron Burkhart.

  • Did you know?

    Christmas tree lighting is Dec. 3
    The traditional Christmas tree lighting at Battle Grove Cemetery will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m.
    The lighting of the tree is to honor all service men and women who cannot be home for Christmas.
    The event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Cynthiana. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served.

    Post office
    holiday closings announced

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Collin Ray Bussell, Oct. 28, son of Marshall and Stacie Bussell; Cody Ryan Taylor, Oct. 30, son of Josh and Cassidy Taylor; Jaydy Torres, Oct. 30, daughter of Eusebio and Maria Torres.
    Cynthiana Mayor and Commissioners to receive pay raises in 2003.
    Chuck’s Garage, 209 N. Main St., is moving to a new location and will be closed from Nov. 26 to Dec. 3. The new location is at 50 Techway Dr., behind E.D. Bullard.

  • Thorobred to Cowboy, Bobby Feeback riding high to Dallas

    There are a lot of Dallas Cowboy fans in Cynthiana, some really big Cowboy fans, and one of Cynthiana’s own is getting prepared to become a Cowboy trainer.  
    Bobby Feeback will be heading to Dallas in mid July 2012 to begin an internship as a trainer for the NFL’s fabled “America’s Team.”  
    How does a young man get from a standout high school soccer, baseball and football player to the dream job of an NFL intern?  
    It requires some good fortune, some help from friends and hard work.

  • Meet the Breds and Fillies Friday

    There will be a Meet the Breds and Fillies Night on Friday, Nov. 18 at the high school gym. The event will begin at 5 p.m. with a spaghetti dinner served by the Fillies at a cost of only $5 per plate in the cafeteria.  
    The will be over at 6:15 p.m. as the doors open for the scrimmage at 6 p.m. The cost for the scrimmage is $2 per person.  The Fillies and Thorobreds will hold an inter-squad scrimmage which begins at 6:30 p.m.  

  • Fillies run past Beechwood in Scott County scrimmage 76-59

    The first scrimmage of the season for the Harrison County basketball Fillies was held Saturday at Scott County High School.  
    The Fillies’ opponent was the Lady Tigers of Beechwood High School from the ninth region who is coming off a 17-11 season in 2010-11.  
    The Fillies started the game with a little show of nerves, but soon settled down and worked through the jitters.  

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Sept. 15, 1938 - “An old fire cistern, a relic of the days before a water works system was installed in Cynthiana, was discovered last week by John P. Stevens, WPA supervisor in charge of the construction of Miller Street between Pike and Bridge Streets. It was uncovered at the corner of Miller and Pike and was half filled with water. The cistern was 16 feet deep and 16 feet in diameter.”

  • Reunion

    Former telephone operators will meet Saturday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. at Biancke’s for their annual reunion luncheon. Everyone should bring a gift.

  • 4-H Events

    Nov. 23: Robert Wiggington 4-H Memorial Award due to Extension Office
    2012
    May 14-16: Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, May 14 and 15, Extension Office, May 16 Roberts Farm
    June 26-29: 4-H Camp, North Central 4-H Camp, Carlisle, KY
    July 5-14: 2012 Harrison County Fair
    July 23-25: Harrison County 4-H Hunter and Home Gun Safety Education, July 23 and 24 Extension Office, July 25 Roberts Farm

  • Thorobreds have high hopes as season approaches

    Mike Reitz enters his 39th year of coaching this year with a highly regarded squad of Thorobreds returning to the Hilltop to try for another 10th region title.  
    Only one senior graduated from last year’s 15-16 team, point guard Eric Sanders, which lends much hope for a successful season.  
    The senior class has three veterans though one has not played much.  
    Three-year starter Caleb Ford is an all region player from a year ago leading the Thorobreds in scoring with 16 points per game in 2010-11.