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Today's News

  • G’town industry moving to Industrial Park

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission okayed a final development plan for a new 10,000 square foot building at the Industrial Park at its monthly meeting on Monday night, July 15.
    The new business that will be occupying the soon-to-be-built facility, isn’t really a new business at all.

  • Harrison man charged with robbery, assault

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Steven E. Prather, 36, was arrested on July 18, at 12:30 a.m., following an alleged assault and robbery that occurred two hours previously at a residence on KY 1842.
    According to the incident report, filed by Dep. Robert Peak, a Cynthiana woman met with Sheriff's deputies and reported that Prather had threatened to kill her.

  • Harrison County Fair to open this weekend

    The 2019 Harrison County Fair will be held at the Harrison County 4-H Fairgrounds, on US 27, south of Cynthiana, beginning on Saturday, July 20, and ending on Saturday, July 27.
    The fair kicks off on Saturday, July 20, at 3 p.m., with the Harrison County Fun Horse Show, sponsored by the Saddles and Spurs Club. In the event of rain, the horse show will be held on Sunday, July 28.
    Entry into the fair will begin daily at 4 p.m. The carnival rides and exhibit hall will open at 6 p.m.,  with the rides at the Midway beginning on Monday night, July 22.

  • Specialty court clients using art as part of recovery

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Tunya Adams has been the director of Living Free of Harrison County for five years. She has worked with the counseling organization since its inception, 10 years ago.
    Her Main Street office currently has on display several works of art, created by nearly 20 recovering drug and alcohol users. The art project is a unique means of having those in recovery be able to use a different method to internalize their personal struggles with addiction.

  • 2019 Harrison County Fair will be its 62nd

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Fair will begin on Saturday, July 20, with the always popular Harrison County Fun Horse Show.
    Horse shows, for many years, were perhaps the most integral part of the county fair.
    Horse shows actually predated the Harrison County 4-H and Adult Fair, that officially got started in 1957.

  • Clothing Closet sale is Aug. 3

    The Harrison County Clothing Closet’s back-to-school yard sale will be held Saturday, Aug. 3, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 202 W. Pleasant St. location.
    Shoppers will be allowed to fill a bag for $1. Proceeds from the sale will go to purchase new socks and underwear for clients.

  • Bus routes, principal letters to be published next week

    The first day of school for students in Harrison County is Thursday, Aug. 8.
    Bus routes for the Harrison County school district and welcome letters from the new superintendent, principals from each of the six public schools, the Area Tech Center and St. Edwards will be published in next week’s Cynthiana Democrat.
    The bus routes will be in a new format that will list the street or road, followed by the bus number and driver. That information is being prepared by transportation director Bill Blackburn.
     

  • Library board nears naming new director

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Library Board will interview two finalists in seeking to fill the vacancy of library director, next week.
    The library has been without a library director since Bessie Davis resigned to take a regional librarian position for the State of Tennessee, over a month ago.
    “We would like to offer the job after those interviews are completed,” said newly appointed library board president Megan Boland on Monday.

  • Harrison ATC principal heads back to the classroom

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    After six years at the helm, Harrison County Area Technology Center principal Nicki Jones has resigned.
    Jones came to the ATC from an agriculture background. She was a vocational agriculture and FFA teacher at Harrison County High School, prior to taking over at the ATC for the 2013-14 school year.

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