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Today's News

  • Sports Beat

    Smith brothers score in

    Bluegrass State Games

    Recent Harrison County High School graduate Ross Smith and his brother Charlie won tennis medals at the Bluegrass State Games in Lexington over the weekend. Ross took first place in the 18 and under singles contests maintaining the form he used to be Harrison County’s number one male singles player last year. 

    Brother Charlie, a junior at HCHS, and Ross took third in the doubles competition for the same age group.

    HCHS dance team tryouts

  • Cynthiana Police Department Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    June 17 – At 4:22 p.m., Nancee Neuspickle of Speedway reported being harassed by a customer at the store and again at Kentucky Bank.

    June 18 – At 10:38 p.m., Chrystal Shepard reported that her cell phone was taken.

    June 18 – At 10:30 p.m., police arrested Matthew Taylor and charged with second degree burglary for the theft of a television.

  • Baseball is wrapping up for the summer

    Not counting the high school summer league schedule, baseball is wrapping up in Cynthiana. 

    The Little League, coach pitch and tee ball seasons are in the tournament stage so this week should wrap that up barring rain outs. 

    I want to make a few more observations before going on to other sports. I have paid more attention this year to the three above mentioned leagues than I have in many years.

  • Museum Musings

    *Cynthiana Democrat, Aug. 3, 1933 - “President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Thursday appointed Mac Swinford of Cynthiana, Ky. as district attorney for the eastern district of Kentucky.” (There is a display at the museum to honor Judge Mac. Are you familiar with his writings?)

    *Cynthiana Democrat, Oct. 30, 1969 - “A fire of undetermined origin destroyed the maintenance building belonging to Bluegrass Plant Foods, Inc. last Thursday.”

  • Congratulations to Whitaker and 2010 baseball champions

    To the editor:

    I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate coach Mac Whitaker, his coaching staff and all the members of the baseball team on a very successful season and winning their fourth state baseball title.

     You will never know how proud I was listening to the state title game via the internet and my high school winning.

  • 11-year-old all stars win three in pool play

    The Harrison County 11-year-old all stars have been victorious in the three pool games they have played in the tournament at Anderson County.

    They defeated the host Anderson County squad on Saturday 6-1 as Nathan Fryman pitched a masterful two hitter throwing only 84 pitches. 

    Jacob Honeycutt smashed a third-inning grand slam to provide all of the runs needed for the first-round victory. 

  • Sports Beat

    Powell back Wednesday to defend

    Burley Belle title

    Cynthia Powell of Winchester will be at the Cynthiana Country Club beginning Wednesday to defend her Burley Belle title from last year. 

    Powell who is an 11-time winner will face tough competition as the usual top competitors will also be here to battle for the top spot of the championship flight. 

    Five-time winner Marsha Bordas, who has played in all of the previous Burley Belles, will compete along with three-time winner Laurie Goodlett and 13-time winner Anne Combs. 

  • Spice up a meal with fresh herbs

    Submitted By Cheryl Case, Extension Agent

    Celebrity chefs say people eat with their eyes first.  Then, they serve up a deliciously crafted work of art on a plate.  It may be true, but most of us use our senses of smell and taste to satisfy hunger.

  • Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 8

    Women’s Book Club selection for the month of July is Life of Pi by Yann Martel. The book is available for pick-up at the front desk at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.  Will meet Thursday, July 8 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served the night of discussion.

    Prize Book Store. Will be open from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the library.

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, July 8, at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, July 9

  • Church Briefs

    HELENA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

    Helena United Methodist Church will host a motorcycle show on Saturday, July 17 at 4 p.m.

    There will be prizes, blessing of the bikes and  a cookout.

    Bring the family!

    For more information, contact Elizabeth Smith at Lizl@maysvilleky.net or by phone at (859)652-4745.

    Helena United Methodist Church is located at 6481 Helena Rd., Route 324, two miles off of Highway 11 in       Mays Lick, Ky.

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