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Today's News

  • School personnel salaries released

    The Cynthiana Democrat publishes school district salaries as a public service to its readers.
    In the coming weeks, salaries for city and county governments will also be published.

  • Taste of Harrison County is this weekend

    Cochairs of Taste of Harrison County claim this year’s event is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before.
    Possibly one of the most anticipated events in Harrison County will be going on this weekend.
    The savory smells of barbecue cooking mixed with the sweet aroma of famous pie recipes is enough to pull several hundreds of spectators into downtown Cynthiana for a taste of rich southern pride.

  • So, Sew working to preserve art of heirloom sewing

    Meg Ammerman is turning a life-long love for sewing into a business.
    Last week, she opened So Sew at 130 E. Pike St. above her family’s Smith Insuror’s agency.
    While she laughs about still honing her business plan, she knows that it will all be built around her love to sew and create heirloom designs.
    “Heirloom sewing is a lost art,” Ammerman said following the Friday morning ribbon-cutting for her latest endeavor.
    She has on display a few 100-plus-year-old children’s gowns as well as some of her own creations.

  • Rod Run winner

    Last week’s Cynthiana Democrat featured winners in various Rod Run contests.
    The adult winner of the Snappy Pizza Eating contest was omitted.
    Sam Pierce was the winner.

  • Harrison County School District salaries for 2011-2012

    David Adams    50,012.70
    Diana Adams    11,291.40
    Alice Allen        42,128.96
    James Allen        150.00
    Brad Allison        56,328.56
    Chris Anderson    52,568.46
    Paula Anderson    771.55
    Crystle Arnold    144.00
    Martha Arnold    23,846.33
    Perry Arnold        15,792.00

  • School Menus

    Sept. 10-14
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.
    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: French toast sticks w/syrup or cereal w/toast, gogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal w/toast, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Folded egg/cheese on english muffin or cereal w/toast, gogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Muffins or cereal w/toast, gogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • Soccer Breds win at Bourbon, drop a home match to Sayre Tuesday

    There were some similarities in the Thursday soccer match at Bourbon County and the home match Tuesday against Sayre.  
    Both scores were 1-nil after being scoreless at the half. In both games the Thorobreds started slow and after each game Coach Nick Hill was unimpressed with the results.  

  • Rough schedule continues as Breds fall to Scott County

    The Harrison County Thorobreds continued their difficult early schedule Friday night as they visited last year’s 6A state runners up Scott County.  
    Though the final score was 61-6, the score really did not indicate the effort that the Thorobreds extended in the loss.  
    Scott County scored on its first possession as it took over on the Harrison County 5-yard line following a blocked kick.  
    The Thorobreds took the opening kick off to their own 30-yard line before giving the ball up with the punt.  

  • Company's coming, put on the shine

    When Cynthiana City Commissioner Billy Grayson took office he began a campaign to clean up the city.
    He asked business owners and residents to take pride in their property.
    “Company’s coming,” he has been heard to say numerous times at city commission meetings.
    He explained that if visitors come to Cynthiana, we want to put our best foot forward, much like you would at home if you knew guests were coming.

  • Cross Country teams travel to Asbury, run at Masterson Station on Saturday

    On Thursday, the Harrison County cross country teams competed in the 12-team Chick-Fil-A Invitational at Asbury College in Wilmore.  
    The results were not as good as hoped. Although the athletes ran hard, they didn’t finish well. Both the varsity girls and boys finished 11th of the 12 teams.  
    Erin Bradford was the leader at the finish for the Fillies as she finished 32nd in 26:06 for the 5000M race. Brooke Frederick, 40th, Bailey Caudill, 54th, Caylin Mattox, 75th, and Tabitha Iles, 84th, were the top five finishers for the Fillies.