http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/todaysnews/rss.xml/feed en Peak(ing) at new addition http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/peaking-new-addition <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/c_peakfamily.jpg" alt="The Peak Family Robert and Ashley Peak, with their children, Dawson, Addison and soon-to-be adoptive son, Luke. The Peaks hope to travel to China and come home with Luke by the end of July." title="The Peak Family Robert and Ashley Peak, with their children, Dawson, Addison and soon-to-be adoptive son, Luke. The Peaks hope to travel to China and come home with Luke by the end of July." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Becky Barnes,<br /> Editor<br /> bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com<br /> <br /> &ldquo;You have to have faith that God will make it all work out,&rdquo; said Robert Peak about adding a new member to his family of four.<br /> Robert and his wife Ashley have two children -- Addison, 13, and Dawson, 11. However, from nearly the beginning of their marriage they knew that down the road they would be adopting a child.<br /> Initially, the family concentrated on a U.S. adoption. That was until Luke came along.<br /> Cynthiana woman killed in Clark County accident http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/cynthiana-woman-killed-clark-county-accident <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cruiser.light_.bar__14.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Becky Barnes,<br /> Editor<br /> bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com<br /> <br /> A Harrison County woman was killed in an accident in Clark County over the weekend.<br /> Cathy C. Richie, 56, died as a result of injuries she received in a head-on collision on U.S. 60/Lexington Road, according to Clark County Sheriff Berl Perdue Jr.<br /> Lions Club 60th radio auction gets underway March 27 http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/lions-club-60th-radio-auction-gets-underway-march-27 <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lionsclub_4435.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Lee Kendall,<br /> News Writer<br /> lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com<br /> <br /> The 60th Annual Cynthiana Lion&rsquo;s Club Radio Auction will be held March 27-31. The auction begins each night at 6:30 p.m. and will be carried live on the local Cable 6 television channel and by WCYN-1400 AM radio. It is scheduled to end each night at 10 p.m.<br /> Gasser named Public Safety Person of the Year http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/gasser-named-public-safety-person-year <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/nathan_4432.jpg" alt="Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Gasser is Public Safety Person of the Year." title="Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Gasser is Public Safety Person of the Year." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Lee Kendall,<br /> News Writer<br /> lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com<br /> <br /> Nathan Gasser has been a deputy sheriff on staff at the Harrison County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office for 17 years and feels fortunate to do what he has always wanted to do.<br /> Local man accused of sending obscene pictures of himself http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/local-man-accused-sending-obscene-pictures-himself <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/c_steventhornberry.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Becky Barnes,<br /> Editor<br /> bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com<br /> <br /> A 22-year-old Cynthiana man has been charged with sex-related offenses following a Kentucky State Police investigation.<br /> Steven Thornberry was arrested on March 13 by KSP Tpr. Shayne Currans after allegedly sending obscene pictures of himself to a Harrison County juvenile girl.<br /> Cedar Ridge expansion gets P&Z nod; code enforcement for Berry discussed http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/cedar-ridge-expansion-gets-pz-nod-code-enforcement-berry-discussed <p> Lee Kendall,<br /> News Writer<br /> lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com<br /> <br /> Plans for a&nbsp; new addition, designed specifically for Alzheimers patients, was okayed by the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission at its regular monthly meeting at the courthouse on Monday night.<br /> The new construction will take place on the back side of the existing Cedar Ridge Health Campus and will include an additional 13 beds, taking up 10,000 square feet of space.<br /> EDA will host high school seniors for first Industry Day March 30 http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/eda-will-host-high-school-seniors-first-industry-day-march-30 <p> Lee Kendall,<br /> News Writer<br /> lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com<br /> <br /> The Cynthiana-Harrison County Economic Development Authority will sponsor its first-ever Industry Day on Thursday, March 30.<br /> It will be an opportunity for Harrison County High School seniors to gain some insight into how several local industries work.<br /> Local EDA director Garnett Furnish said that he borrowed the idea to sponsor Industry Day from some other schools in the region that have had success with the same type of arrangement.<br /> Parks and Rec board conducting interviews for new recreation director http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/parks-and-rec-board-conducting-interviews-new-recreation-director <p> Becky Barnes,<br /> Editor<br /> bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com<br /> <br /> The Parks and Rec board has narrowed its field of director candidates to just three, Commissioner Mark Mattmiller told members of the Cynthiana City Commission Tuesday.<br /> Mattmiller said interviews for the three are tentatively set for Thursday.<br /> &ldquo;The three are all very good candidates,&rdquo; Mattmiller said, adding that several applications were received for the position.<br />