Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, Dec. 28
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Dec. 28 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.; Eastside Laundry, 3 p.m.; Grand Haven, 3:15-4 p.m.
    MONDAY, Dec. 31

  • Embrace your not-perfectness for a ‘happily ever after’

    One day at the library, a book fell off a shelf and hit a boy named Milo Crinkley on the head.
    The title, “Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days,” was just what he needed.
    Wanting more than anything to be perfect, Milo checked the book out and set out to do everything the author, Dr. K. Pinkerson Silverfish, prescribed.
    So begins the 1982 children’s book “Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days” by Stephen Manes.

  • Church News

    On Dec 30 at 2:30 p.m. Oddville christian is hosting a celebration of Paul Stamper’s 85th birthday and a review of his more than 50 years in the ministry. Stamper is former minister of Central Christian in Belmont and serves as Pastor at Gardnersville Christian Church in Pendleton County.
    On Dec 31 the congregation will meet at the church building at 5891 Hwy. 62E for an 8 p.m. meeting to finish the year in fellowshipping together.

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  • KYTC District 6 crews are ready for snow time

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 snow and ice removal crews are gearing up for the 2012-13 snow season. In anticipation of the season’s first winter event that is forecasted to hit the Northern Kentucky area this week, officials are monitoring the anticipated snow storm and will mobilize crews accordingly.
    Pre-treating with salt brine for this snow event would be ineffective due to the already wet pavement conditions.  This snow storm is predicted to continue into the Friday morning commute.

  • Fish and Wildlife Service, KDF sign agreement protecting Indiana bats on state forests

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Division of Forestry announce entering into an agreement to promote the survival, conservation, and recovery of the federally endangered Indiana bat on state forests within the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Correction

    On the front page of the Cynthiana Democrat last week, a story about school security had the incorrect date for the Newtown,  Conn. shooting. The date of the shooting was Dec. 14.

  • Eastside Elementary
  • Bourbon Hospital recognized by CMS

    Many people have heard the buzz of healthcare reform and are aware, to some degree, the healthcare industry has experienced major changes over the last few years and it will continue to evolve.
    While the changes are numerous and complex, a few key themes stand out: the increased focus on quality care and the growing role of technology in healthcare delivery.
    These are two issues that you can see played out locally at Bourbon Community Hospital.

  • Harrison’s unemployment rate drops from November 2011

    Unemployment rates fell in 99 Kentucky counties, including Harrison, between November 2011 and November 2012, while 20 county rates increased and one stayed the same, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Harrison County’s unemployment dropped from 8.7 percent in November 2011 to 6.9 percent in November 2012.
    The Cabinet identifies 640 Harrison County residents as being unemployed in a work force of 9,311.