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Today's News

  • McKee, Palmer retain state offices

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    Democrats Tom McKee and R.J. Palmer were successful in their re-election bids to represent Harrison County in Frankfort.
    McKee was re-elected to the 78th District state representative seat by defeating Republican challenger Timothy Fairfield with 54 percent of the votes in the four counties. McKee captured 6,814 votes, which was 1,103 more than Fairfield’s district-wide tally of 5,711.
    In Harrison County, McKee garnered 3,638 votes to Fairfield’s 2,210.

  • Brunker claims school board seat

    The 2010 Board of Education battle for Division 2 was fought out by Mike Fisher and Mary June Brunker. Brunker claimed the title with 585 votes to Fisher’s 368 votes.
    “I love education and everyone should know that,” said Brunker in a phone interview. “This is not about me, this is about all our kids,” she said.
    “I want to say, ‘thank you voters for giving me the chance to walk the education journey with your children,” concluded Brunker.

  • Time change is Sunday

    It’s that time of the year again when we all get an extra hour of sleep.
    Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday, as the majority of the United States will role its clocks back by one hour.
    Clocks should be changed at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.
    Daylight Saving Time will resume in March of 2011 when clocks will spring forward by one hour.
     

  • Autumn Afternoon concert Sunday

    On Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2:30 p.m., The Licking Valley Singers Community Choir will be performing a variety of fun and familiar choral music for its Autumn Afternoon concert at the Cynthiana Baptist Church. The LV Singers will also be hosting ‘Formerly Known As,’ the A Cappella vocal group from Transylvania University as special guest performers.
    Tickets are $7 or $5 students and are available at LVC, Teaberry’s Gifts, or at the door the day of the performance.
    The Cynthiana Arts Council and MCTC/LVC are the sponsors of this event.
     

  • Veterans’ program at Battle Grove

    A Veterans’ Day program will be held at Battle Grove Cemetery on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. This year Korean veterans will be recognized.
    This is a great opportunity for veterans and family members to get together with friends.

  • Hyatt joins Cynthiana Democrat news staff

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    Harrison County’s Ben Hyatt is the newest member of the Cynthiana Democrat news staff.
    Hyatt, 23, has been hired to fill the recently vacated reporting position held by Kate Darnell Rash, who moved to Owensboro with her husband Andrew.
    Hyatt is a 2005 graduate of Harrison County High School  and a 2009 graduate of the University of Kentucky. He earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture with an emphasis on community leadership development.

  • 4-H Events

    • Nov 4 - 4-H Knitting Project Organization for returning 4-H Knitters, 3:15 p.m, Harrison County Extension Office
    • Nov 8 - 4-H Project records due to the Extension Center
    • Nov. 8 - District 4 4-H Shooting Sports Committee, 6 p.m., Fayette County Extension Office
    • Nov. 9 - 4-H Shooting Sports Club Banquet, 6 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office
    • Nov 10 - Harrison County 4-H Saddle-N-Spur Horse Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office

  • Logan Rylan Jett

    Logan Rylan Jett was born to David and Amber Jett of Cynthiana on Sept. 3, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 13 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Colton Hunter Jett, and sister, Brooklyn Paige Jett.
    Maternal grandparents are Eddie and Vicki Lucas and Barry Judy, all of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Randy and Julie Cole and Davy and Lori Cole, all of Cynthiana.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, June 29, 1950 - “Fire, which started shortly before midnight, Friday, June 23, gutted five buildings on the east side of Walnut Street’s congested business area. Swept by the flames were a three-story brick furniture store, liquor dispensary, restaurants, hardware company warehouse and Disabled American Veteran’s clubroom, all of which are located beteen Bridge and Pike streets.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Paige McVey, Sept. 20, daughter of Richard L. and Jharon L. McVey; Kaitlyn Ann Rollins, Oct. 17, daughter of Ben and Holly Rollins.
    The auditioned choral group for Harrison County High School has been asked to sing at Disney’s Epcot Center for their 2000 Candlelight Processional and Massed Choir. Seventeen students will fly to Orlando, Fla. for the Dec. 9 performance.