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Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Harrison Co. Beef Cattle Association holds annual meeting

    Over 100 beef producers attended the 25th annual meeting of the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association on Monday night, Nov. 9 at the Harrison County Extension Office.  Following a meal, the group held their regular business meeting.

  • Asian lady beetles on the move, time to seal crevices

    It happened a little later then usual this year:  the attack of the lady beetles. Just this week dozens of people have asked, “What do I do about all the lady bugs trying to get in my house.” Well, the short answer is seal up the house well and get out the vacuum cleaner.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 19

    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The speaker will be Angela Travers of Buffalo Trace Distillery who will present a program about the history of whiskey and distilleries in Kentucky. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, June 29, 1917 -- ‘Our Mac’ - “Ernest McIlvain, of Cynthiana, star fullback of the University of Kentucky Wildcats last year, and catcher of prominence on college and professional diamonds in Kentucky, has joined the United States Navy. During his two years at the University of Kentucky, McIlvain participated in many activities which shared honors with his great athletic glories. His performance in the Kentucky-Tennessee tie game in Knoxville, Thanksgiving 1916 gave him prominence.”

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 12

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    Adult Book Group. Thursday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. in the Feix Community Room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be 'Loving Frank' by Nancy Horan, about the affair between architect Frank Lloyd Wright and Martha Cheney.  Refreshments will be served.

    FRIDAY, Nov. 13

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Phyllis Penick to Anna Cason, 2 Tracts in Berry, $15,000.

    Quit Claim Deed: Robert Hyatt Jr., William M. Hyatt, by and through Caryn Thompson, his attorney-in-fact, Johnny K. Hyatt and Shirley Hyatt to Helen Hyatt, property at 242 Wilson Ave., $49,122.

    Mike G. Brogli and Evelyn Brogli to Harrison County Water Association, Inc., property on Carl Stevens Road (Ky. 1743), $1.

    Quit Claim Deed: Cassie M. Harpel and Gerald R. Harpel to Gerald R. Harpel and Cassie M. Harpel, 29.63 acres at 231 Ky. Hwy. 36 W., $1.

  • Your election, your voice

    With an election for state, county and city positions less than a year away, The Cynthiana Democrat welcomes letters of endorsement for candidates of the 2010 election.

    The last date to publish a candidate endorsement is in the Oct. 21, 2010 issue. Those letters need to be received at the office no later than 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, 2010. Letters should be no more than 300 words. All letters must be signed and include a daytime telephone number for verification purposes. Letters will not be published unless the author can be reached.

  • Hunter Matthew Jones

    Hunter Matthew Jones

    Hunter Matthew Jones was born to LaChanda Patrick and Matthew Jones of Cynthiana on Nov. 2, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 5 lbs. 14 oz.

  • Elijah Daniel Switzer

    Elijah Daniel Switzer

    Elijah Daniel Switzer was born to Eli and Susan Switzer of Cynthiana on Nov. 10, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz.