Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Accident Reports
    Sept. 26 - at 5:53 p.m. a non-injury accident occurred on US 27 about 4 miles north of downtown. Trace Byrd was traveling north when he struck a deer crossing the highway. The deer went airborne and struck another car driven by Paul Simpson.
    Sept. 28 - at 4:40 p.m. an injury accident occurred on KY 36 about 15 miles. Lanny Setters was traveling east when his car just drifted across the road and into a ditch.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Sept. 25 -- At 11:34 a.m., Betty Barker, 101 Robynwood Drive, reported that someone got into her Chevrolet Traverse while it was parked at her residence. Missing from the vehicle was an undetermined amount of change.
    Sept. 25 -- At 9:06 p.m.,  Seth Smith of Walmart security reported that he had detained Cheyenne Mitchell for shoplifting. Smith said he witnessed Mitchell conceal a mini back pack, mascara and nail polish.

  • Get into the Halloween spirit with Cynthiana’s Ghost Walk, hunt

    “Hey, you want to hear something really spooky?” The Cynthiana Ghost Walk returns for a seventh season!
    A good ghost story never gets old, Roger Slade, one of the Ghost Walk’s organizers, said. These stories are an integral part of the enduring popularity of the Cynthiana Ghost Walk.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Abandon
    6. *”One, ___, Buckle My Shoe”
    9. Not as much
    13. Convex molding
    14. *”Have ___ any wool?”
    15. Fancy home
    16. Chocolate substitute
    17. Boy toy
    18. Permeate
    19. *Like jumping Jack
    21. *Jack Horner’s spot
    23. *Blackbird dessert
    24. Bad impression
    25. *”He ___ in his thumb, and pulled out a plum”
    28. “A ____ of Two Cities”
    30. Josey Wales, e.g.
    35. Aphrodite’s son

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Oct. 10
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    Kentucky Author Normandi Ellis will lead a discussion on writing on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. A 30-minute workshop will follow the presentation. Please pre-register.

    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will not meet this month. The meetings are open to the public.

  • Church News

    Homecoming and revival services with Jim and Judy Henegar will be held at Calvary Assembly, 325 Webster Ave. in Cynthiana on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 10:45 a.m. and the following Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. There will be a covered dish fellowship dinner right after the Sunday service. Pastor Mike Barres welcomes everyone to attend.

  • The Moon is Always Round

    For the past month I have been working on stories for my newspaper’s month-long emphasis on breast cancer.
    I’m up to my eyebrows in breast cancer research and have talked with a number of women who are either actively in treatment for this disease or are counting the months and years of being a survivor.
    As it always happens whenever I write about a disease or medical condition, I convince myself that I’m next to get it. When my husband had open-heart surgery, I thought I had heart disease. It took three or four doctors to assure me that I did not.

  • Democrat needs pictures from the past and present

    Before you know it 2013 will be over.
    However, before we get to the Rockin’ New Year’s Eve, there are some very important things coming your way.
    The much-loved Taste of Home Cooking School, which is hosted by The Cynthiana Democrat and Cynthiana Lions Club in cooperation with Ken’s NewMarket is coming Tuesday, Nov. 12.
    If you’ve never been, you should consider making this year a first.

  • Surprise rain causes standing water at high school


    A surprise thunderstorm sent bucket loads of rainwater rushing into the high school cafeteria and throughout rooms in the new high school extension early Thursday morning.

    The rain wasn’t enough to close school for the day, but it did prompt school administrators and student office aides to throw on rubber boots and help maintenance personnel and construction crews with the clean up.