Today's News

  • Large crowd attends Saturday's Christmas parade

    Before the hustle and bustle of getting into every home on Christmas Eve, Santa made a early stop in Cynthiana for the annual Christmas parade.
    The downtown lights are sparkling and the air is charged with festive anticipation.
    At 4 p.m. Saturday, the annual parade started from River Road Park to Main Street and wove through the city’s streets on the same route as previous years ending back at the courthouse.

  • Students of the month
  • Laytart to perform to benefit Senior Citizens

    The community is invited to a performance of Christmas piano music by Dr. Beth Laytart to help raise money for the Harrison County Senior Citizens’ Center.

  • Stubbs-Campbell to marry Dec. 31

    Linda Stubbs and Mark Stubbs announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Samantha Stubbs to Anthony Campbell, son of Steve and Rebecca Campbell.
    The wedding will take place Dec. 31, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. at Leesburg Christian Church. All friends and family are invited to attend this special day.

  • Franklins celebrate 50th anniversary
  • Bell ringers needed

    The Harrison County Service Unit of the Salvation Army kicked off the annual Bell ringer Campaign on Friday, Nov. 23.  Bell ringer volunteers are manning the kettle posts each Friday and Saturday until Christmas Eve.  Kettle posts are located at Walmart, Ken’s NewMarket, Speedway and Biancke’s from 4 to 8 p.m. each Friday and Saturday.  Each volunteer works a  two-hour shift in support of this community project.  More volunteers are  needed.  You can help by contacting Darwin Root at 234-2156 or John Hodge at 234-6033.

  • Christmas Variety Show is Saturday

    The Cynthiana Kiwanis Club will be sponsoring the Christmas Variety Show on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Harrison County High School auditorium. Proceeds will be used to give gifts to the less fortunate in Harrison County and the Holiday Community Projects.
    This year’s Christmas program will feature Mark Comley, Ventriloquist, and David Cottrell, magician.
    For advance tickets call 859-234-8450, at the door or online at mstickets@att.net. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and children, five and under are admitted free.

  • Telephone Operators Celebrate 50th Reunion
  • Letters to Santa needed

    Once again, The Cynthiana Democrat has agreed to help Santa Claus out with his mail.
    Letters to Santa will be printed in the Dec. 20 issue so be sure to get them here early because there will be no second chance.
    Letters must be received in the office no later than Monday, Dec. 10. Don’t disappoint Santa, grandparents, aunts and uncles who look forward to seeing those letters published.
    Letters may be dropped off at the Cynthiana Democrat Office, 302 Webster Ave.; mailed to P.O. Box 160; or email to rsmiley@cynthianademocrat.com.

  • Harrison County Live is Dec. 7 and 8

    Christmas Harrison County Live will sport the talent of not only high schoolers this year, but middle school singers as well.
    Harrison County High School choir director Michelle Hassall has always been known to enjoy a challenge and this year’s Christmas HCL is nothing less than a challenge.
    On Dec. 7 and 8, over 150 students will fill the stage to bring Christmas cheer to the audience.