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Today's News

  • Georgetown Drama
  • Southside wins
  • What’s your question about nursing homes?

    By Sherry Culp, executive director, Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency
    of the Bluegrass
    Question:  I’ve always been an independent person, but as I get older I need more and more help.  I feel like I’m going to need a nursing home soon.  I don’t want people telling me what to do all of the time.  Are there nursing homes that take care of people, but let you live your own life?

  • Boo Run 5K
  • HCHS and Frank Shoop Chevrolet sponsors Cell Phones for Soldiers collection drive

    In support of troops stationed around the world, Frank Shoop Chevrolet and Harrison County High School have partnered with Cell Phones for Soldiers, Big Machine Records and 98.1 WBUL “THE BULL” in Lexington to challenge local high school students with a cell phone collection drive to benefit nonprofit Cell Phones for Soldiers.
    The collaborative effort will provide prepaid, international calling cards so military members serving overseas can call home for free.

  • Connect With Us On Facebook

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       Today's news is tomorrow's history.  By documenting our shared history, as it happens, The Cynthiana Democrat connects us all to each other and to our proud heritage; one story, one photograph at a time.  We've been doing it for over 140 years.

  • Breds defeat Wildcats in opening round

    Harrison County’s Soccer Breds are advancing in the regional tournament after Monday’s defeat of the Pendleton County Wildcats,  2-1, in the opening round.
    “The game was very physical and played with a lot of emotion by both teams,” said Coach Nick Hill. “It was a hard-fought battle with a lot of ups and downs for both teams.”
    About 15 minutes into the game, Harrison County scored its first goal when Kyle Foster crossed a ball into the box and Jordan Gasser got just enough foot on it, to redirect the ball into the side net.

  • Another loss plagues Breds’ 2011 season

    By Ray Sparks, Sports guest writer
    After three road games and a “bye” week sandwiched in between, the Harrison County Football Thorobreds were anxious to return to familiar surroundings on the Hilltop.
    After six straight losses, the Breds were looking to get back in the win column for the first time since the Hometown Pharmacy Thorobred Bowl on Aug. 20. Unfortunately, the Covington Catholic Colonels had other plans.

  • Cross country team to host invitational Thursday

    The cross country team returns to action this week with the Harrison County Invitational on Thursday at the Cynthiana Country Club.  
    “We have a large field of talented teams and there should be great competition,” said Coach Danny Simpson noting that Clark, Mason, Grant and Pendleton counties and Henry Clay head the field.  

  • ‘Attitude is everything’

    Breast cancer used to be a taboo topic of discussion. No longer a hush-hush subject, more and more women are prepared to share their stories... with each other and with other “warriors.”
    Two Cynthiana women whose end results are mirrored had very different starts to their journey through breast cancer survival.
    Dana Doyle knew that one day she would face the disease that claimed the lives of her mother and grandmother.