• Viewpoint

    So here we are in the countdown to The Walking Dead Day.

    How exciting for Cynthiana and Harrison County!

    If you are reading this, you have seen The Cynthiana Democrat’s souvenir edition.

    Always, always after something comes out in print, you either remember something that should have, would have, could have been included or even a mistake that needs clarified.

    It’s a great section of which I am very proud and excited for our staff who worked so diligently to make it happen.

  • A Prosecutor’s Perspective: The sentencing phase

    Michael Laws

    Assistant Commonwealthís Attorney

    We have spent a great deal of time talking about the judicial process, but what happens after a defendant has entered a guilty plea or been found guilty at trial?  

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle


    1. Clown act

    6. Down in the dumps

    9. Tandoori bread

    13. Tropical juice flavor

    14. Freud’s concern

    15. “Turkish March,” a.k.a. “Turkish ____”

    16. Anchor just clear of bottom

    17. Lincoln lumber

    18. Like Hannibal Lecter’s victims

    19. Attend a departure

    21. *____ Gun Kelly

  • Viewpoint

    They’ve got this!

    I attended my first The Walking Dead Day meeting with city leaders Monday and am now duly impressed by the foresight of those heading up this Chamber-sponsored event.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle


    1. Mexican cuisine staple

    6. Pres. Obama, formerly

    9. Notebook place holders

    13. Spy name

    14. Princess’ cause of insomnia

    15. Chocolate source

    16. British peers

    17. Also known as

    18. Pine or long

    19. *Rugby ____

    21. *Olympic sport on both track and road

    23. Miner’s bounty

  • Main Street seeking volunteers

    There is so much excitement swirling through town. I can only hope through all this excitement, the citizens will find energy and motivation to lend a hand and get involved in their community. 

    Right now there are tons of things to do and ways to get involved. 

    Cynthiana Main Street is always looking for community members who are passionate about their town. We have several ways you can volunteer your time or expertise. 

  • Viewpoint

    There are no more obstacles to overcome at Flat Run Veterans Park... at least concerning the long debate over the Handy House. 

    Barring a last minute reprieve, or an even more last minute stay of execution, the Handy House will be demolished.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution