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Today's News

  • Organized crime charge tops indictments

    Becky Barnes,

    Editor

    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    A Cynthiana woman faces a litany criminal charges following an Aug. 2 grand jury session.

    Kathy Callahan, 51, faces a nine-count indictment on charges that include engaging in organized crime.

  • The Walking Dead Day is huge success
  • Kennedy drafts an Open letter to God

    Dear God,

    As you know, last Sunday morning I posted the following on Facebook:

    “Dear God,

    I’m trying to control the universe as best I can, but I think I’m failing at it. It might be time for me to step aside and let you take over -- I hear you laughing! -- but I’m not sure I know how to do that, seeing as I’ve been doing this for so long.

    “So, please be patient with me and don’t smite me with boils or ugly hair.

  • Beware the Walking Dead

    By James Smith

    guest columnist

    Cornerstone Christian Church

    Last weekend, downtown Cynthiana was taken over by fans of the hit comic book and TV series, The Walking Dead. 

    People came from all over the United States to meet the creators and visit places that were featured in the very first issue. We even had our share of “Walkers,” the series’ name for their version of Zombies.

  • Church News

    ROBINSON CHRISTIAN

    Robinson Christian Church - Homecoming Weekend will be held Aug. 20-21.

    A Pig Roast will start at 6 p.m. on Aug. 20. Special guest Neil Holmes will provide music. The event will be held at the home of Donnie Six (across the railroad tracks from Robinson Christian Church).

  • Community Calendar

     

     

    FRIDAY, Aug. 12

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug. 12 at Cynthiana Baptist Daycare at 10:30 a.m.

     

    SATURDAY, Aug. 13

  • Golf finishes second at Pendleton County, 8th at Greenup, and 3rd at Shelby

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer

    hoosiers49@gmail.com

     

    On Friday, July 29, the Harrison County boys’ golf team competed in the first tournament of the season and finished second in the 12-team contest.  

    Ryle won the event with a team total of 306 followed by the Breds with 316. Bishop Brossart followed the Breds with 318 with Grant County next at 320.  

  • Football begins on the Hilltop Friday, continues Saturday and Sunday

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer

    hoosiers49@gmail.com

     

    The preseason scrimmages on Friday are not the only football going on this weekend. It may be the only contact football going on, but football story-telling will excel the next two days.

    First on Friday, the preseason scrimmage begins the action starting at 6:30 p.m.  Play will take place on the game field in the Athletic Complex and the adjacent practice field.  

  • Harrison Co. volleyball returns youth and veterans for 2016

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer

    hoosiers49@gmail.com

     

    Coach Bill Faulkner’s Harrison County volleyball Fillies lost just three seniors from last year’s 28-11 team.  But what a loss!  Gone are Payton Hollar, Aubrey Coppage and Casey Wallace.  

    “This was three quarters of our passing and ball handling,” said Faulkner. “That will be our biggest hole to fill.”  

  • Sports This Week

    Aug. 10-Aug. 17

    Volleyball

    Saturday, Aug. 13 at Rowan Co. Varsity only Scrimmage

    Tuesday, Aug. 16 vs. Fleming Co. (H) JV/V 7 p.m.

     

    Breds Soccer

    Thursday, Aug. 11 at Lexington Christian Scrimmage JV/V 5:30/7:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Aug. 16 vs. Mason Co. (H) JV/V 6/7:45 p.m.

     

    Fillies Soccer