• The strange, true tale behind the mysterious .... Woman in Black

    I didn’t quite know what I was looking for, or expecting,when I went driving down U.S. 27 south to find the reported “woman in black” walking along the highway.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Raccoon’s cousin
    6. Western tribesman
    9. Rigatoni relative
    13. Deposit the ashes
    14. Computer simulation
    15. Courted
    16. In-place, legally speaking
    17. Common Market initials
    18. Repetitions
    19. *”Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought __ ____...”
    21. Swellings
    23. *”The day my Mama socked it to the Harper Valley ___”
    24. Confined
    25. Financing acronym

  • A Cynthiana Democrat I-Phone App?

    There’s an app for that!
    If you are one of the millions of iPhone users, you can now access The Cynthiana Democrat online through a free app.  Just search for “Cynthiana News” in the App Store and it’s yours to download.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. Food contaminant
    6. Convex and used for cooking
    9. To be obedient
    13. Italy’s renowned actress
    14. “Fat chance!”
    15. Wear away
    16. Mineral made of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium, pl.
    17. It opposed British rule
    18. What library does
    19. *Bird of prey
    21. *Indonesian dragon
    23. Perfect score?
    24. Calf-length skirt
    25. Band aid
    28. Bread pocket
    30. *Scorpion’s domain
    35. Amount of work

  • County sewer district will not tax, best solution for Cedarbrook issue

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court is considering setting up a sanitation district. This sanitation district would be responsible for the sewage system in Cedarbrook Subdivision. The sanitation district is a separate entity set up through the county.
    Please understand, this is not a taxing district. They will not have the authority to impose a tax on anyone.

  • Harrison County shows its character in the bad times and the good

    I don’t think it’s possible to write too much in praise of our crew of first responders. In fact, it’s a topic that should be addressed annually at the very least, if not more.
    But after this past week, I think it’s especially important to give everyone praise for their work.
    After all, this holiday week was the perfect definition of Charles Dickens’ most famous phrase —
    “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

    The worst of times

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. *Hurricane-prone U.S. city
    6. Olympic chant
    9. British singer-songwriter
    13. Gibson garnish
    14. Hair goo
    15. Subject of the musical, “Evita”
    16. Declare invalid
    17. Flower necklace
    18. Latin American plain
    19. *One killed over 200,000 people in 2004
    21. Crying like a sheep
    23. How many “if by sea?”
    24. Chinese dynasty (1368-1644)
    25. In the capacity of
    28. Chesterfield, e.g.
    30. Designated limit
    35. “Do ___ others...”