Today's News

  • Property Transfers

    Mark A. Carroll and Jennifer Lynn Carroll to Sarah Ann Goodpaster, property on Twin Creek Road.
    General Warranty Deed: DGS Development, LTD to Bessie Bauer and Ricardo Salazar, Tract 10 in the Criswell Road Land Division, $23,900.
    General Warranty Deed: DGS Development, LTD to Steven P. Lewis, Tract 4 of the Martin Road Land Division, $27,900.
    Mark John Trachsel and Lenora Theresa Trachsel to LMT Property, L.L.C., property in Harrison County, $1.

  • School Menus

    April 25-29
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini French toast or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or Pop-tart with yogurt or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Sunrise flatbread or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Christmas help, pl.
    6. Mele Kalikimaka wreath
    9. Oxen connector
    13. Poppy seed derivative
    14. Plus
    15. Emerald, e.g.
    16. Christmas wish?
    17. Last letter
    18. The least bit
    19. *TV’s smothering Goldberg
    21. Stay for this long?
    23. Biology class abbr.
    24. Bloodsucking hopper
    25. Leonardo da Vinci’s “Vitruvian ____”
    28. American Society for Clinical Investigation
    30. Preserve, like mortician does
    35. Rush job notation

  • Home and Garden Show moves to Save-a-Lot building

    The Cynthiana Democrat’s 13th annual Home and Garden Show, which has been at the Burley Co-op building on U.S. 27 North in recent years, will be moving to the former Save-A-Lot building on U.S. 27 South.
    The dates will remain the same -- Saturday, April 23, and  Sunday, April 24. Saturday hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 12:30 to 4 p.m.
    This year’s show will feature more than 60 booths. Visitors will be able to register for numerous prizes.

  • Free services for Project Prom

    On Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Central Christian Church is offering some free prom dresses and also providing free services for hair, nails, makeup and prom photos.
    A sandwich and fruit bar will be provided for all volunteers and participants.
    Macey Ollinger teamed up with Central Christian Church for this event. Any questions call Ollinger at 859-954-8711 or Linda Moore at 234-2711 or 588-0008.
    George Rose will provide rides from the church to the prom.

  • HCHS band earns distinguished honors

    The Harrison County High School Band attended the KMEA Band Assessment on Tuesday, March 22, at the EKU Center for the Arts.  For the first time, the band was able to take two bands to assessment.  
    “We are able to do this because our numbers have continued to grow over the past few years,” said band director John Merz.  
    HCHS was represented by a concert band, featuring just over 70 musicians. The students performed “Kentucky - 1800” by Clare Grundman and “Praises” by W. Francis McBeth.  

  • Keep calm and dispatch: It’s not for everyone

    Becky Barnes,

    It takes first responders 18 minutes to get to Pugh’s Ferry Road; 22 minutes to Arrowhead Lake.
    During those critical minutes, E-911 dispatchers have to control the scene.

  • Pros and cons of developing a syringe-exchange program discussed

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Some new light was shed on the soon-to-be-implemented needle exchange program by 18th Circuit Commonwealth Attorney Doug Miller on Monday night.
    At a community meeting, hosted by Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County, Miller served as moderator and spoke from the perspective of a prosecuting attorney.
    Miller began by recounting how he first began as Commonwealth Attorney, upon the death of his predecessor, Doug Wright, who died in a car wreck caused by a drunken driver.

  • TV personality expected for August Rod Run

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Jerry Adams and Kevin Florence gave a presentation to the Harrison County Fiscal Court on Tuesday night, concerning the 5th Annual Cynthiana Rod Run that is coming in August.
    “Evidently we’re doing something right,” Florence said. “I got a call from some folks in Illinois who want to know how we do this. They said they’ve been doing a similar kind of car show and have maxed out at about 200 cars after five years