Today's News

  • Bluegrass Care Navigators receives Hopice Honors award

    Bluegrass Care Navigators has been recognized as a 2019 Hospice Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, placing the organization among the nation’s top hospice providers for patient experience scores.
    Serving 32 Kentucky counties and more than 5,100 patients with hospice services in 2018, Bluegrass Care Navigators is one of the largest nonprofit providers of hospice care in the United States.

  • News Briefs

    A suppression hearing was held Tuesday in Harrison Circuit Court in the case styled as Commonwealth vs. Ricky Lyons, with the judge overruling the motion. A second motion to compel evidence was also overruled.
    However, a third motion, which was to dismiss the charges, is being taken under advisement, according to court documents.
    Lyons has been charged with three counts of first-degree distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor and 232 counts of possession/viewing matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.

  • School Menus

    April 22-26
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Cinnamon toast or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Dunkin sticks or cereal, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Biscuit and gravy or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Sausage pancake wrap or cereal, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Pancakes or cereal, fruit, choice of milk or juice.


  • Records

    The Cynthiana Democrat will publish public records as they are recorded by the various public agencies. In order to preserve fairness and impartiality, names appearing in public records and documents published by the Cynthiana Democrat will be reported without exception.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, April 18
    Blood  Drive. Thursday, April 18 from 2-6 p.m. at Eastside Elementary School, 1226 US Hwy. 62 East, on the KBC Bloodmobile. Each donor will receive a t-shirt and their student will receive a string backpack.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Thursday, April 18 at Hillside Program at 1:30 p.m.

    FRIDAY, April 19
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, April 19 at Our Little Miracles at 10:30 a.m.; Edgemont, 4 p.m.

  • Church News

    Cemetery Association
    Saturday, April 27 will be a clean-up day at the Barlow Cemetery.
    Families with loved and/or ancestors buried in the cemetery are encouraged to participate. The clean-up will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Families with relatives at Barlow include but are not limited to: Whalen, Williams, Case, Ishmael, Field, Turner and Kelly.
    The cemetery is on Barlow Pike between Oddville and Sunrise.

  • Grace Notes

    Editor’s note: This Easter column is adapted from one of Nancy Kennedy’s favorite Easter columns that ran in 2012.  

    Years ago, I met a man who said he saw a dead man raised to life.
    The dead man’s name was Bob and the man who told me about it said God had told him to go to Bob’s house to pray.
    He didn’t know Bob had died until he got there, but since God had told him to pray, he figured he’d better do it. So, he asked Bob’s wife if he could see him.

  • Harrison County Homemakers
  • Al-Anon members share stories in honor of Alcohol Awareness Month

    “I came to Al-Anon because it’s what my son’s rehab center told me to do. I didn’t know it at the time, but the Al-Anon program and its members would soon become my life- support.” Like millions of others trying to cope with the effects of their loved one’s alcoholism, Anne H. found help and hope in the rooms of Al-Anon. Established in 1951, Al-Anon Family Groups, which includes Alateen for younger family members, offers support to anyone who has been affected by a loved one’s drinking.

  • Phillips’ jury trial is cancelled

    The May 23 and 24 jury trial scheduled to hear the case of Amanda Phillips has been cancelled. The trail was cancelled during a pretrial conference on Tuesday.
    Phillips is the former Eastside Elementary school teacher who has been indicted on charges related to an alleged sexual affair with a former Eastside student.
    Phillips entered a not guilty plea to her multiple charges in February.