Today's News

  • Fillies and Breds play pre-season scrimmages

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds are on the verge of beginning another basketball season.  This past Saturday and Monday saw some preparation for each as they played in scrimmage games.
    The Fillies hosted a Panorama, on Saturday, with 10th Region teams facing teams from other regions.  

  • Breds look to become a factor in 10th Region basketball

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Coach Larry Kendall knows that the last couple of seasons have not been banner ones for the Harrison County Thorobreds basketball team.  The 2018-19 season just may be the time that his Breds turn the corner on getting back to being relevant in the 10th Region.
    The Breds lost nearly all of their size to graduation as big men Alex Midden and LaKendrick Boyers are gone along with guard Braden Bryant.  
    “We certainly lost most of our size,” admitted Kendall.  

  • Way Back When

     10 years ago . . .
    The success and enrollment growth of the nursing programs at Maysville Community and Technical College-Licking Valley Campus have left administrators looking for more space. Locations needed to have 5,000 square feet with adequate parking, water availability, and office and classroom space.
    Kate Darnell has re-joined the Cynthiana Democrat assuming new writing duties. She replaces Donald Richie who has been with the newspaper for five years and will devote more time to his photography studio downtown.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison Co. meet for November luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Nov. 9 at Blue Grass Care Navigators for their monthly luncheon. President Virgie Wells welcomed members and guests then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Layne Tussey catered the meal.  She served hot chicken salad, cranberry – raspberry salad, mini spiced muffins, crackers and pumpkin silk pie for dessert.

  • Southside Elementary
  • HMH Auxiliary
  • Fights to celebrate 40th anniversary
  • Museum Musings

    * A season of thanks, patriotism, veteran appreciation, remembrance, harvest, heritage, gratitude - but not just for this season - but on each and every day - thanks.
    * A visit to the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, Walnut Street, the old Rohs Theatre building, will enhance your gratitude. Veterans and their spouses were instrumental in the creation of our community’s museum - and some continue to volunteer in preserving and sharing our history.

  • Cynthiana Chapter NSDAR
  • Winter checklist: Part I

    There are many gardening tasks that must be done or are better done in the fall of the year. Things like cleaning up old plant material; fertilizing trees, shrubs and lawns; and protecting tender plants like hybrid tea roses and French hydrangeas.  
    These chores are all a part of garden maintenance and taking care of them now will improve the quality of your garden later.  
    Here’s a checklist to remind you of what needs to be done to get the garden ready for winter.