http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Arrests not answer to heroin problem, say officials http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/arrests-not-answer-heroin-problem-say-officials <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/shainandburden.2133.jpg" alt="Kentucky State Police Det. Mark Burden and Harrison County Sheriff Shain Stephens update the community on heroin drug abuse in Harrison and surrounding counties at a town forum on Monday night." title="Kentucky State Police Det. Mark Burden and Harrison County Sheriff Shain Stephens update the community on heroin drug abuse in Harrison and surrounding counties at a town forum on Monday night." align="left" hspace="6" width="81" height="85" /><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 9.0px 'Franklin Gothic T'"> By Josh Shepherd, <span style="font: 7.0px 'Franklin Gothic T'">News writer</span></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 8.7px; font: 9.0px 'Nimrod MT'"> It was an unintended consequence, but state laws that made it more difficult to abuse prescription pain medication and crystal meth was one of the factors that fed an epidemic rise in heroin abuse across Kentucky in the last five years.</p> Pendleton sheriff talks about son’s suicide in community program http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/pendleton-sheriff-talks-about-son%E2%80%99s-suicide-community-program <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/champions.sheriffpeoples.2121.jpg" alt="Pendleton County Sheriff Craig Peoples" title="Pendleton County Sheriff Craig Peoples" align="left" hspace="6" width="97" height="85" /><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 9.0px 'Franklin Gothic T'"> By Josh Shepherd, <span style="font: 7.0px 'Franklin Gothic T'">News writer</span></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 8.7px; font: 9.0px 'Nimrod MT'"> Teen suicide is not inevitable. It is preventable, said Pendleton County Sheriff Craig Peoples in his keynote speech at the annual Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County community meeting Monday night.</p> Hospice volunteers make lasting impression on families http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/hospice-volunteers-make-lasting-impression-families <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jim.ammerman.2090.jpg" alt="Jim Ammerman" title="Jim Ammerman" align="left" hspace="6" width="86" height="85" /><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 9.0px 'Franklin Gothic T'"> By Josh Shepherd, <span style="font: 7.0px 'Franklin Gothic T'">News writer</span></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 8.7px; font: 9.0px 'Nimrod MT'"> Though Hospice involves a team of professionals skilled in all aspects of palliative care, those who make the greatest impact on families and caregivers are often the dozens of their dedicated volunteers, said Kelly Kendall, Coordinator of Volunteer Services at the Cynthiana branch of Hospice&nbsp; of the Bluegrass.&nbsp;</p> Suspect uses box cutter to rob Dollar Store http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/suspect-uses-box-cutter-rob-dollar-store <img src="http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cash.drawer.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 9.0px 'Franklin Gothic T'"> By Becky Barnes, <span style="font: 7.0px 'Franklin Gothic T'">Editor</span></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-indent: 8.7px; font: 9.0px 'Nimrod MT'"> Police are again searching for a man wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt who snagged&nbsp; money that did not belong to him.</p> Cynthiana Police Department http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/cynthiana-police-department-175 <p> Case reports<br /> Oct. 19 -- At 7:02 p.m., police were dispatched to Kens gas station where a man had entered the store wearing a hooded sweatshirt and brandishing a knife. The man went around the counter telling the clerk to give him money. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.<br /> Harrison County Sheriff's Department http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/harrison-county-sheriffs-department-190 <p> Traffic Cases<br /> Nov. 7 -- At 10:45 p.m., an&nbsp; injury accident occurred on Robinson Road about 11 miles from the city limits. Haley Powers of Shawhan Road was traveling behind Alexia King of Robinson-Berry Road. Powers was passing King, who turned left on Robinson-Berry Road. They drove themselves to HMH for treatment of their injuries.<br /> Harrison District Court http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/harrison-district-court-165 <p> Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.<br /> presiding Nov. 10, 2014<br /> PROBATE CASES<br /> Estate of Marjorie Browning, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.<br /> Estate of Anna Sue Fite, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered.<br /> Estate of Wadonna Layne King, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.<br /> FELONY CASES<br /> James Reed Hope, 1973, show cause hearing; bench warrant to remain.<br /> MISDEMEANOR CASES<br /> Harrison Family Court http://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/harrison-family-court-44 <p> Judge Barbara Paul<br /> presiding Nov. 14, 2014<br /> CIVIL CASES<br /> Michael Allen Taylor vs. Casey Elizabeth Trapp, domestic; agreement reached, testimony taken.</p>