Today's News

  • Conservation District Art Award
  • Presidential Academic Award
  • Scholarships awarded at annual Blue Grass Energy meeting

    Blue Grass Energy members were welcomed to the Keeneland Entertainment Center in Lexington with blue skies and warm temperatures for the cooperative’s annual membership meeting on June 2. Nearly 650 members and their families – more than 1,300 people – gathered for food, entertainment, exhibits and a business meeting.
    Just before the business meeting began, the West Jessamine High School choir performed the National Anthem and Boy Scout Troop 37 from Lawrenceburg presented the Unites States of America and Kentucky state flags.

  • Shelter Insurance welcomes new agent

    Shelter Insurance welcomes Noel Riddell as a life, health, property and casualty agent. He is affiliated with Yeiser Insurance Agency, Inc., 111 E. Pike St., Cynthiana, Ky.
    Riddell can be reached for all your personal or business insurance needs at 234 9675 or 588 8112.

  • Youth leagues beginning to wrap up regular season

    As the “old lefthander” Joe Nuxhall would say the youth league season at River Road Park is rounding third and heading for home.  
    According to the season records posted on the web site all of the Little League teams have played at least 10 games of the season as it winds down to its grand finale.  
    The Kiwanis Club leads the Little League with an outstanding 10-1 record with some tough games remaining with the other top contenders, the Lions (11-3) and the Reds (10-3).  

  • Get to know your beneficial insects

    Before you squish consider the next generation of beneficial insects that you may be eliminating from your garden.  
    We have come to look at all insects as bad, which is far from the truth. We delight over butterflies, but likely kill many while in the caterpillar stage; we love lady beetles, but the nymph stage looks a little scary; and we swat and spray every fly, wasp and bee in ear-shot.
    One of the challenges we face when it comes to beneficial insects is that we have a hard time distinguishing between the good guys and the true pests.  

  • 4-H Calendar

    4-H Calendar of Events

    Monday-Friday: 4-H Sewing Projects as scheduled
    Tuesdays: 4-H Crocheting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    Tuesdays: 4-H Quilting Projects; 3:30-5 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Tuesdays: 4-H Shooting Sports Club, Harrison County Extension Office
    Wednesdays: 4-H Knitting Projects; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Wednesdays: 4-H Saddle N Spur Club, 6:30 p.m., Extension Office
    2nd Mondays: 4-H Rabbit Club, 4:30-5:30 p.m Extension Office


  • New Drivers

    Individuals who have been issued drivers licenses this week are: Brady Prows, Shadon Valouch, Jordan  Stubbs, Joseph Puckett, William Grose, Molly Dixon, Haley Morris, Abigail Hehr, Andrew Hively and Stephen Kiskaden.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    June 1 – At 5:20 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Ky 982 west. Leeann Finch was traveling up a hill when she was forced off the road at the crest of the hill, resulting in her losing control and spining off the side of the road and into a plank fence.

  • Mike’s Minute

    When I started to write for The Cynthiana Democrat the second time I remembered the long Tuesday nights at the newspaper office and the traveling to games and getting info from the coaches when I couldn’t be there.  
    I drove poor Randy Green crazy with my opinions and my way of interjecting them into the stories in some cases.  He was concerned that my tendency to speak my mind or opinion would get everyone into hot water.