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Today's News

  • The Wooks open summer concert series Friday

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Summer Concert Series kicks off another year of Friday night entertainment this weekend in downtown Cynthiana.
    A well-respected new-age bluegrass band, The Wooks, will be the headliner tomorrow night, May 12.
    The Harrison County High School Jazz Band will get the night started, beginning at 7 p.m., followed by The Wooks.
    The venue for the Summer Concert Series will remain the same as last year, directly in front of the Justice Center   on Court Street.

  • P&Z encourages regulations to streamline private cemeteries in the county

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission director Bonnie Skinner appeared before the Harrison County Fiscal Court on Tuesday night, seeking their blessing on a planning commission text amendment relating to cemetery regulations in the county.

  • 18 indictments result from May session of grand jury

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Harrison County grand jury returned 18 indictments in its May session last week. Charges were primarily for drug-related offenses. However, there were also theft and burglary charges as well as other infractions.
    Steven Thornberry, 22, Cynthiana, was indicted on charges stemming from March 13, 2017.

  • Family seeks answers for missing woman

    UPDATE: Tanya Poe has been located.

    The 33-year-old former Cynthiana woman who had not been seen or been in contact with her family since February has contacted her family.

    Diane Sanders, Poe's mother, said she telephoned after several people told her that her family was anxious to have contact with her. She has been living in Lexington.

    "It's been a blessing with so many people helping," Sanders said Friday morning, wishing to thank all who were involved in the search.

  • Sports This Week

    May 10-17

    Baseball
    Wednesday, May 10 at Bracken Co. Fr, DH 5:15 PM
    Thursday, May 11 vs. Montgomery Co. (H) V/JV 5:30 PM
    Friday, May 12, vs. Bellevue (H) Alumni Night 4:50 PM
    Saturday, May 13, at George Rogers Clark V/JV 11 AM
    Monday, May 15 vs. Conner (H) V/JV Senior Night 5:30 PM
    Tuesday, May 16 vs. Fleming Co. (H) V/JV 5:15 PM
    Track
    Friday, May 12 Regional Track Meet at Pendleton Co.

    Tennis
    Tuesday, May 9 thru Saturday, May 20 State Tournament at UK

    Softball

  • Bluegrass Conference championship belongs to HCMS Fillies again

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    For the second straight season the championship match of the Bluegrass Conference came down to Royal Springs and Harrison County.  
    Monday’s match in Grant County, like last year, came down to penalty kicks after regular time and the overtime had been played,  and like last year the Harrison County Middle School Fillies were victorious, winning with three penalty kicks to two for Royal Springs.

  • Track teams wrap up regular season with wins on Thursday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds track teams finished the regular season strong last week with a good performance at Scott County and victories in an eight-team meet on the Hilltop.
    Tuesday, on a cool and windy afternoon, the Fillies were fifth of twelve teams in the Scott County All Comers meet.  

  • Five Fillies advance to tennis region quarterfinals

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    On the next available day when weather permits five Fillies will do battle in the region tennis quarterfinals with a chance to advance to play in the state tournament at UK beginning on May 19.
    Alexis Lanza and Andrea Gil who have been the number one doubles team this season will match up against a duo from Bourbon County.  
    The Dunaway sisters, Sara and Melony, will face a Campbell County pair with the same chance to advance to the state tournament.  

  • Fence of Fame, Alumni Night is Friday on the Hilltop

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The annual Alumni Night with the Fence of Fame presentations is scheduled for Friday night, May 12, when the Breds face the Bellevue Tigers of the Ninth Region.  
    The Alumni Night festivities include former players participating in a modified home run derby and batting practice. All former players are encouraged to come up and take a few swings. Coach Mac Whitaker assures batters that pitches will be down the middle at a reasonable speed.  

  • Sports Beats

    Coach Mac Whitaker Baseball
    Camp scheduled for June 12-15
    Hall of Fame baseball coach Mac Whitaker will hold his annual baseball camp for ages six through 14 beginning Monday, June 12 and finishing on Thursday June 15.  
    The cost is $75 per camper. A camper should wear appropriate baseball attire, shoes, hat and bring a glove. The camp will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. daily.