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Today's News

  • Middle and high school KMEA All-State Chorus

    Approximately 1,200 vocalists across the state competed for slots in the Kentucky Music Educators Association’s 2013 High School All-State Choirs. Students in grades 10-12 auditioned in quartets – all performing the same piece, sung a cappella; they also had to sight-sing.  

  • New Lair Road open following Monday wreck

    New Lair Road is back open after a Monday morning accident on County Infirmary Lane.

    Due to a train vs. semi-truck collision on County Infirmary Lane, New Lair Road was blocked for several hours.
    There are reportedly no injuries, however, the train backed up to the New Lair crossing at 3M.

    The accident occurred around 9:15 a.m. Monday.
    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the accident.
    See this week's Cynthiana Democrat for more information

  • $4.3 million school project underway

     

    It’s been two years in the making and plans are now underway for a $4.3 million building expansion project.

    The project will include high school renovations and construction of an Athletic Complex field house.

  • Formal sentencing set in criminal cases

     

    Nine jury trials that were scheduled for Jan. 30 were with changes to guilty pleas by seven of those defendants and rescheduled pretrials for the remaining two.

  • Westminster Hayleigh

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer

    “The Doberman Pinscher is best described as ‘an elegant athlete in a tight-fitting wrapper.’ This square, compact and muscular dog gives the immediate impression of grace, beauty and nobility, while at the same time being energetic and fearless... this is Doberman number six.”

  • Cincinnati Reds Caravan

    Cincinnati Reds Caravan rolled into Cynthiana last Thursday for a media/fan meet and greet at Angilo’s. Several Reds’ fans were on hand as well as a few  Reds stars. Mike Kearns, Cynthia Vickers and Maurice West talk with Reds general manager Walt Jocketty, and COO Phil Castellini. Catcher Corky Miller, left, and right fielder Jay Bruce, pose with Angilo’s owner, Ken Morrison.

  • It’s not just the dogs that enjoy grooming

    By Alexandria Maybrier, Rotary Guest writer

    A bell chimes. A happy “Hello!“ rings out from behind the swinging counter. 

  • Be aware of those who support your rights

    Why has recreation no longer been a major priority in Harrison County?
    I can recall a time when I was younger, which was not long ago, when recreation was something that was highly thought of in our community.
    Before I begin, I would like to say that I do not blame our current recreation lull on any one person.
    Problems are typically not attributed to any one person.
    However, a recent incident concerning a woman being denied her right to participate in local sports tops the cake in a terrible tasting way.

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, Feb. 1
    Mammography Screenings. Friday, Feb. 1 from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Free screenings will be available at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. To register call 859-655-7400.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Feb. 1 at Beacon House at 10:30 a.m.; New Beginnings, 11 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11:30 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3-4 p.m.
    Chili Supper. Project Grad will be hosting a chili supper/ bake sale on Feb. 1 in the HCHS cafeteria from 5:30-8 p.m.
    SATURDAY, Feb. 2

  • HCHS Freshmen win 3rd straight district title

    The Harrison County High School freshman team three-peated in the district tournament Thursday night as they won for the third consecutive year.  
    The district tournament was hosted by Nicholas County and the first-year Bluejackets were the first opponent for the young Thorobreds.  
    This was the second meeting for the two teams this season.    
    On Thursday night, the young Harrison County boys featured a balanced attack to lead for the entire game.