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Today's News

  • Breds soccer will field young team for 30th season

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Coach Richard Crowdy has just three returning seniors from last year’s 5-12-2 squad.  Lost from that team by graduation are Adam Bradford, Cameron Brown, Max Ferguson, Dillon Gasser, Tanner Hodge, Russ Judy, Josh Moore and Jacob Walker.  Even with this lack of varsity experience Crowdy is optimistic.  
    “The three seniors are skilled and determined young men with great attitudes,” he said.

  • Mulches, mushrooms, and molds

    By Jessica Sayre,
    County extension agent
    for Horticulture
    Mulching offers many benefits for landscaping in your yard and gardens. Some of these include retained moisture, weed control, improved drainage, lower soil temperature, erosion prevention and protection from mowers and trimmers. As they decompose, mulches also release minerals into the soil and leave behind humus which is good for plants.

  • Harrison Memorial got its start in a residential building on Penn Street

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    One of the oldest and most revered businesses in Harrison County is probably not a business at all.
    Harrison Memorial Hospital is one of the last community hospitals that has not been swallowed up by a national health-care chain.
    It has grown from a hospital that originally began in a residence in the downtown area, to a state-of-the art, full-service, health-care facility.

  • Museum Musings

    * It is anniversary time! Let’s rejoice! On this weekend, Friday and Saturday, June 20-21, 2018, Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum supporters will be celebrating their 24th anniversary, the old Robs Theatre Building, Walnut Street, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    * On Friday, July 22, 1994, the museum was opened in our first location down Walnut Street (then 13 S. Walnut, thanks to Robert  Poindexter.) I remember that cousins George and Harold Slade jokingly stated that maybe we should have been embarrassed. We had only a few items for display in our history museum.

  • Stay safe during the summer heat

    While too much heat can be dangerous at any age, many factors make older adults more susceptible to heat-related health problems including decreased ability to adjust to sudden changes in temperature, chronic medical conditions that change the body’s reaction to heat and medications that affect the body’s ability to control temperature and/or sweat.  Health problems can range from muscle cramps, nausea, headaches and dizziness to more serious problems such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Laura Elizabeth Ross, 27, and Joshua Ray Curtis, 35, married June 9, 2018.
    Randi-Lynne Marie McIntosh, 22, and Nathaniel Allen Hyatt, 22, married June 16, 2018.
    Autumn Rose Marie Riesenberg, 25, and Micah Joe Neuber, 26, married June 17, 2018.
    Leslie Denise Baker, 35, and Donald Gene Baker Jr., 42, married June 19, 2018.
    Ashley Nicole Hounchell, 24, and Zachary Lynn Charles, 26, married June 9, 2018.
    Kristin Marie Moninger, 27, and Dexter Donovan Dailey, 28, married June 15, 2018.

  • P&Z chairman resigns then puts decision on hold

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission chairman Avi Bear announced his resignation from the board on Monday night, but later agreed to delay submitting his resignation to County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett.

  • Mariah Lynn Rice

    Mariah Lynn Rice was born to Jason and Samantha Rice of Cynthiana on June 25, 2018 at Georgetown Community Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 15.9 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Ronda Stroub of Cynthiana and Paul and Brenda Bingham of Pineville, Ky.; maternal great-grandmother is Jean Anderson.
    Paternal grandparents are Mike and Georgia Rice of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Amos and Lora Rice.

  • Reunions

    EARLYWINE
    The 40th annual Earlywine reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 at Blue Licks State Park.
    A potluck lunch will be served at 12:30. Bring your favorite dish and any pictures and information you would like to share.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

    MARSH
    The descendants of Nicholas Corbin and Mary G. Holton Marsh will hold their annual family reunion on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Elks Shelter on U.S. Hwy. 62 East.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Thomas James Gibson, May 27, son of Matthew and Autumn Sadler Gibson; Sean Patrick Powers, Jan. 10, son of David and Lyn Pretzsch Powers.
    Ground has been cleaned up and leveled for the new Harrison County athletic complex to be built beside Harrison County Middle School. The board of education paid $66,528 to clean up a dump site found when the excavation began.