.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Cynthiana woman taken to Lexington after Friday wreck

    A 20-year old Harrison County woman is in fair condition after a Friday morning wreck on Ky. Hwy. 36 West near the Carl Stevens Road entrance.

    Allycia Perry was traveling eastbound toward Cynthiana around 7 a.m. when she slid off the road, traveled down an embankment, hit a ditch and traveled back up the embankment.

    Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Olin said road conditions may have been a factor in the one-car collision.

    For more on this story, see this week's Cynthiana Democrat.

  • Church Briefs

    ANTIOCH MILLS CHRISTIAN CHURCH

    On Saturday, Feb. 27, Antioch Mills Christian Church is sponsoring a Comedy and Euchre Night.  The evening will start at 6 p.m. with the showing of Thou Shalt Laugh I in the worship center.

  • Licking Valley Campus is on the move

    Maysville Community and Technical College has been creating opportunities and fueling the dreams of many in Cynthiana for 20 years. During that 20-year span, there have been numerous milestones for the college. The first extension of the college was opened in 1989 in a rented space. In 2002, a new building was built to accommodate the expanding number of students. In 2007, enrollment topped 3,500 for the college. In the fall term of 2009 MCTC added to their facilities by opening another extension in Cynthiana for the Health Science students.

  • Scholarships attract students to workforce

    As the demand for health care workers continues to increase across the nation, Harrison Memorial Hospital is hoping to attract more individuals into the classroom and later, the HMH workforce.

    “I always knew I wanted to be here locally,” Anastasia Rains said Thursday morning, in between patients at the HMH radiology department.

    A 2000 graduate of Harrison County High School, Rains graduated from Lexington Community College with an  arts and science degree and a radiology science degree.

  • Museum Musings

    *Log Cabin, Jan. 31, 1913 -- “Hotel For Rent - Hotel building on South Main Street in good repair. Good bath room. Possession March 1. Apply to W. M. Nourse or wife.”

  • Two charged in Robinson Church burglary

    Two Harrison County individuals were arrested last Thursday morning after they allegedly broke into Robinson Christian Church.

    Laura Bailey, 18, and Kevin Northcutt, 20, allegedly entered the church through a basement window, according to authorities.

    A church member stopped by the church on his way home from work and called police around 3:45 a.m. when he noticed an unfamiliar vehicle in the parking lot.

    “They told me they had broken in with the intent of stealing money from the offering collection,” Sheriff’s deputy Robert Peak said.

  • Kentucky NRCS accepting applications for Wetlands and Grassland Reserve programs

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is accepting applications for the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP).  Although GRP applications are continually accepted, the application ranking cutoff dates for 2010 are March 15 and June 1. Applications received after June 1, 2010 will be deferred until the next ranking cycle.

    The Grassland Reserve Program is a voluntary program offering landowners and operators the opportunity to protect grazing uses and related conservation values by conserving and restoring grassland resources.

    • • • •

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Feb. 16, 2010

    CRIMINAL CASES

    Steeve Alexis, 1981, sentencing; 3 counts trafficking controlled substance (first degree) first offense, fleeing or evading police-first degree (motor vehicle), criminal mischief-first degree; probation denied, sentence imposed (7 years total).

    Bobby Stone, 1985, sentencing; 2 counts robbery-second degree, assault fourth degree-minor injury; sentence of 3 years imposed, probation denied.

  • Thorobreds close out regular season with 2 wins

    The Harrison County Thorobreds ended the regular season with a 15-11 record as they won their last two games last week. The Breds traveled to Frankfort on Wednesday night and came away a 67-61 winner in a hotly contested game. They followed that game with a win at Montgomery County Friday night 58-32 putting forth an exceptional effort.

    On Wednesday, the Thorobreds trailed only by an early 2-0 deficit before scoring eight straight and taking a lead they would not relinquish for the evening except for a tie at 57 late in the game. 

  • Sports Beat

    Recreational ball signups Saturday

    Signups for the spring and summer recreation department Little League, coach pitch; tee ball, instructional and pig tail softball will be held again this Saturday.  Sports Unlimited will host this event as was the case last week.  Contact Director Rick Chasteen at 234 -7155 with any questions or concerns.