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Today's News

  • Church News

    CITY ON A HILL
    We are now holding services every Sunday in the Community room at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Connect time is 9-9:45 a.m. for some recreation and Bible Study for our youth with the youth Pastor. Adults will also meet for fellowship in the community room at these times. Service will begin at 10 a.m. with live worship. Come as you are and worship with us.
    For more information, call 859-954-1573.
    This program is not sponsored or endorsed by the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
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  • Grace Notes

    Since my husband and I have no beach getaway plans this summer, I thought it might be fun to take Sunday mornings and visit some out-of-town churches.
    So, a few weeks ago I researched online for churches that look interesting, making a list of ones to visit.
    The challenge: finding churches we both find interesting -- we each look for different things in a church.
    Years ago, I famously (or infamously) chose a church to visit one Christmas Eve based solely on the looks of the building.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, July 5
    Scrapbook Program For Adults. Thursday, July 5 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Supplies are provided. All library programs are free to the public. Call  859-234-4881 to register for this program. Pre-registration is required.
    Stranger Things Program for Teens.Thursday, July 5 at 2 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Trivia, games, snacks and crafts-all inspired by the Netflix series.

    FRIDAY, July 6

  • The Cynthiana Democrat has been a survivor among other publications

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Cynthiana Democrat is celebrating its 150th anniversary this summer.
    There have been numerous discussions on what should be included in a sesquicentennial section.
    It soon became overwhelming. 150 years of news. In that time there were great tragedies, senseless murders, destructive fires, anniversary celebrations, new buildings and businesses, babies being born and people dying.

  • Harrison County students attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

    Harrison County High School juniors Hannah Perkins and Jessica Tucker recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL). Perkins, Tucker and 44 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 17-21 at the University of Kentucky.
    An identical IFAL conference was also held June 10-14 at Murray State University for an additional 46 students.

  • Harrison woman discovered deceased in her home on Casey Mill Road

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    An elderly Harrison County woman was found dead in her residence on Sunday, June 24, on Casey Mill Road.
    Deborah Adams was discovered in her home by a half-sister, who was checking on her.
    According to Deputy Nathan Gasser of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Adams lived alone and was something of a recluse.
    “I don’t think Ms. Adams got out very much and didn’t have much family here at all,” Gasser said.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, June 28
    Harrison County Historical Society. The Historical Society will conduct its monthly meeting on Thusday, June 28, at 7 p.m. at the Bluegrass Hospice Care Navigators, 1317 U.S. 62 East. Enter by the rear door where the meeting room is the first door to the left. The presentation will be Cynthiana Mayor James Smith speaking of his goals/visions for Cynthiana for the next year and how our history will be a part of that.

  • Local law enforcement joins pursuit through Harrison County

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    A high-speed police pursuit that began in Maysville, made its way through Harrison County and Cynthiana on Tuesday afternoon, with the fleeing subject eventually getting away.
    The pursuit began when deputies from the Mason County Sheriff’s Department attempted to detain Brandon Collins, a Maysville resident.

  • Solar farm developers want to double project size

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court entered into two discussions on matters that will soon come before the court for action, but took no questions from the public and took no official action on either matter.
    First, representatives from Geenex-BaWa, the company that is in the process of beginning solar farms in Harrison County, made a presentation of their updated industrial revenue bond request.

  • Caldwell family makes business a blast

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Bill Caldwell loved fireworks when he was a child. Now 67-years-old, he still does.
    Caldwell and his sons, along with a handful of other people, are tasked with setting off the fireworks at the Fabulous Fourth celebration in Cynthiana, as well as Bourbon County’s Fourth of July fireworks display.