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Today's News

  • Museum Treasure Hunt Week 6
  • Local services could benefit recovering addicts

    Taylor Cusick,
    Summer intern
    tcusick@cynthianademocrat.com

    Admitting past mistakes is never an easy thing. One Cynthiana resident hopes by embracing her own, she can inspire others.
    Cindy Perkins, 58, is a self-professed recovering drug addict. Perkins says she has used just about everything except heroin and credits a women’s rehab center for saving her life.
    The rehab Perkins attended was a Christian living center designed around building a faith-based sense of community.

  • New vet takes over Brooks Animal Clinic

    Taylor Cusick,
    Summer intern
    tcusick@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cynthiana pets and pet owners take notice, there’s a new doctor in town.
    Doctor Amberlee Cobler, 30, is a veterinarian who has been practicing all over of Kentucky for four years. Cobler initially practiced as a traveling vet under the company name Pet Wellness on Wheels. Now, Cobler will be moving her practice off the road and into a clinic, taking over the Brooks Animal clinic in Cynthiana.

  • Cynthiana makes it . . .

    Editor’s note: The following the third in a series of stories about Cynthiana’s industry and manufacturing operations.

    Taylor Cusick,
    Summer intern
    tcusick@cynthianademocrat.com

    Odds are, people who work anywhere there’s a fear of falling objects have probably seen the name Bullard before.
    Founded in 1898, Bullard Co. is a leader in the production of high-quality protective equipment and is a fifth generation family owned company.

  • Fowler returns to high school as principal

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Steven Fowler, principal for the last 10 years at Southside Elementary School, will change professional residences and become the principal at Harrison County High School, starting with the 2017-18 school year.
    He will succeed Amy Coleman who resigned recently to take a position in the Fayette County School District.

  • Inmates working to reduce sentences

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    For Timothy Henry, who was serving out a 15-year sentence for second-degree arson, having the opportunity for work release in Cynthiana may just be the break he has needed.
    Henry, 35, is from Estill County where he said trouble breeds trouble.
    He admitted that if he was released with nothing better to do than go back to Estill County, he would likely end up back in jail.

  • Levis celebrate golden anniversary

    Tom and Sissie Levi celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 17 with lunch at Biancke’s Restaurant, Cynthiana.

  • Super Saturday is coming, Sept. 23

    You may have seen the posters around town or the events popping up on social media of a super event coming soon in Cynthiana.   If you haven’t, you should know that Cynthiana Super Saturday is coming.
    On Saturday, Sept. 23, Cynthiana will celebrate all things Cynthiana. The Chamber of Commerce, Cynthiana Main Street Program and the Community Events Committee have partnered to bring a day full of sales, events and fun to town.

  • Twenty-three attend AAA Safety Driver Course

    The AAA Safety Driver Course 55 plus, for senior citizens was held June 30, sponsored by the Harrison County Extension Homemakers. The four hour class was held at the extension office with 23 seniors attending this State of Kentucky approved class  taught by certified instructor, Lilla Mason via power point presentation, class discussion and work books.

  • Longest days, gardens and Hilltop music

    When these words are in print, the longest day will have passed and the shorter days will have begun. Often we hear folks say, “After the Fourth summer is gone.”
    Maybe that is a bit of exaggeration, after all we still have Dog Days coming up, but we do know summer has passed its apex when the explosion of rockets and fire streamers die down.