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Today's News

  • Directors’ vote to ban public from meeting was evasive tactic to avoid embarrassing open discussion

    A special meeting of the Commission on Aging board of directors, which was held last Thursday afternoon was a paragon of how not to hold a public meeting.
    The directors voted unanimously to close the meeting despite objection from The Cynthiana Democrat citing that closing the meeting for financial discussion was against the Kentucky Open Meetings Law.
    An agent with the Internal Revenue Service told board members that she could not discuss specifics of the board’s indebtedness, its penalties and interest, with anyone other than the board of directors.

  • Dawson Allen Wagoner

    Dawson Allen Wagoner was born to David Wagoner and Sabrina Hill, both of Cynthiana, on March 7, 2013 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    He weighed 4 lbs. 5 oz., and is welcomed by his sister, Caylee Hill.
    Maternal grandparents are Holly and Eugene Hill of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Cecil and Rhonda Wagoner of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Joy Bennett, Beulah Cain, and Wayne Bennett and Tina McNay, all of Cynthiana; paternal great-great-grandparents are Cordelia Bennett of Cynthiana and the late Cecil Bennett.

  • Adalynne Michelle Kiskaden

    Adalynne Michelle Kiskaden was born to Kayla Kiskaden of Berry, Ky., on Jan. 2, 2013 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Connie Kiskaden and Ronald Kiskaden of Berry; maternal great-grandparents are Janet Kiskaden of Cynthiana, Ronald Kiskaden Sr. of Cynthiana, and Opal Griffin of Cynthiana.

  • School Menus

    May 13-17
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Waffles w/sausage links or cereal, gogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Donuts or cereal, gogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: No School
    THURSDAY: No School
    FRIDAY: No School

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
    MONDAY: Egg on English Muffin or Cereal/Toast or yogurt, fruit, variety of milk.

  • Carl Xayne Hounchell

    Carl Xayne Hounchell was born to Ashley Hounchell and Zach Charles on March 12, 2013 at Georgetown Community Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz., and is welcomed by his brother, Zander Charles.
    Maternal grandparents are Brandy Hounchell of Deer Park, Texas and the late Carl Dwayne Hounchell of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Donna and Gary Charles of Cynthiana.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Laurel Elizabeth McDaniel, March 18, daughter of David and Janelle McDaniel; Justin Keith Smiley, March 31, son of Jeffrey and Tiffany Smiley.
    Harrison CountyMiddle School tracksters finish second in Bluegrass Conference Meet.
    South Interstate 75 Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep to hold grand opening sale. The business is located at the I-75 amd Crittenden Exit 166 (140 Spears Lane).

    25 years ago . . .

  • Laytart performs to benefit senior citizens

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

  • Reunion

    The annual Oddville Alumni dinner will be held on May 25 at the Cynthiana Christian Church Fellowship Hall.   Gathering will commence at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Anyone who attended Oddville School or has an affection for it is invited to attend. A hot catered buffet dinner is $18 per person served by Layne Tussey of “The Vault Catering.” Payments are required by May 20, 2013.  

  • Breds win four more, improve to 17-5, host Sayre Wednesday

    The Harrison County Thorobreds continued their mastery of the 38th District as they won three district games last week before defeating Scott High’s Eagles on Alumni/Fence of Fame Night on Friday.
    The Thorobreds started the district games with a doubleheader thrashing of Robertson County.  
    The Wednesday twin bill was completely dominated by the Breds as the home team won by 22-0 and 10-0 scores while playing the entire roster.  
    Eighteen Thorobreds batted in the first game which lasted five innings.  

  • Fillies take Senior Night win over Lady Jackets, split pair in Owensboro

    The Harrison County Fillies rebounded from a 10-0 defeat two weeks ago in Carlisle and handed the Nicholas County Lady Jackets a 7-2 loss Thursday night at Shirley Field.
    The Senior Night for Ashley Coppage, Morgan Florence and Jasmeen Smith was made even more special by the resounding victory over the district rival, Lady Jackets.  
    Errors continued to plague the Fillies, however, as Nicholas County scored in the first when Megan Bretz reached on an error at short and scored on Shelby Wade’s single with two outs for an unearned run.