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  • Matthew Conway Williams

    Matthew Conway Williams

    Matthew Conway Williams was born to Crystal Tolliver and Robbie Williams of Paris, Ky. on Nov. 10, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz., and is welcomed by his brothers, Steven and Kenny, and sisters, Kimberly, Charity and Haley Williams.

    Maternal grandparents are Lee and Patricia Tolliver of Paris, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Ella Mae and Ray Tolliver.

    Paternal grandparents are Margaret and Melvin Williams of Paris; paternal great-grandparents are Etta Williams, Orie Williams, Bob and Lorene Stanfield.

  • CHS "Bulldog" ornaments for sale

    To the editor,

    The readers of The Cynthiana Democrat who graduated from Cynthiana High School might be interested in purchasing a Christmas ornament depicting the memory of C.H.S. The ornaments’ design features a drawing of C.H.S. by Mike Gray and the other side displays the “Bulldog” emblematic of the bulldog spirit. Ornaments are white with kelly green color.

    The ornaments sell for $10 and can be purchased at the Cozy Cottage Beauty Shop. If you would like to purchase one by mail please call 859-234-4651.

  • Jesus' birthday brings hope to suffering

    Dear Editor,

    Centuries ago God promised through the prophets that He would give His Son. “Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call His name Immanuel” (Isaiah 7:14, KJV). The Messiah, who is the Son of the Living God, came into the world for one purpose only: to save souls through His atoning death on the cross,

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Dec. 4, 2008


    Keith F. Harwood, 1984, show cause deferred/installment payment; proof of restitution in full.

    David C. Hill, 1978, arraignment; flagrant non-support; dismissed without prejudice; arrearage paid in full.

    Jamie L. Moore, 1975, review; flagrant non-support; dismissed without prejudice per mediation agreement.

    Jeffrey A. Cole, 1987, show cause deferred/installment payment; convert $100 fine to community service.


  • Kentucky 4-H celebrates 100 years

    Since its inception in 1909, the 4-H program in Kentucky has helped shape the state’s youth into productive, contributing members of society.Over the years, the organization has transformed to meet the needs of generations of young people. As the 4-H program in Kentucky celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2009, now is a good time to reflect on organization’s past accomplishments and plan for the future.

  • Fowler family finds hope in daughter’s progress

    The weekend before her third birthday, Mia Fowler didn’t have a birthday cake or a birthday party, but she did travel to Tampa, Fla.

    There, at Care Clinics, Mia receives treatments for autism.

    Mia and her parents, Jacob and Andrea Fowler make the 15-hour drive to Tampa two weekends a month.

    The alternative treatments, not covered by health insurance, cost the couple $300 each day Mia is at the clinic, or $1,800 a month, not including traveling expenses.

    The trips may continue for a year.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Dec. 11

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    Adult Book Group selection for December is "The Brief History of the Dead" by Kevin Brockmeier is now available for pick-up at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The group will meet Thursday, Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. with a potluck.

    FRIDAY, Dec. 12

    Library Board Meeting Change. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library board meeting has changed to Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding Nov. 18, 2008


    Fifth Third Bank, Kentucky, Inc. vs. Donnie C. Fryman, motion hour; report approved, motion for judgment sustained.

    Wachovia Bank, N.A. vs. Natesha L. Clemons, motion hour; sustained order.

    Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americans vs. Teresa Ritchie, motion hour; (motion confirming sale, taking credit and ordering deed), sustained order, deed approved.

  • Southsiders make healthy choices at health fair

    “What about a peach?” Mollie Smith asked Southside first graders at the Health Fair Thursday morning. As Harrison Memorial Hospital marketing director, Smith helped students build a balanced meal. HMH was one of the 15 booths at the fair instructing students about making healthy and safe choices. Pictured with Smith, from left, are Scott Clark, Cody Taylor, Braden Cheek and John Thomas Sadler.

  • Luke Preston Hatfield

    Luke Preston Hatfield

    Luke Preston Hatfield was born to Josh and Jennifer Hatfield on July 29, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Ky.

    He weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Jace Parker Hatfield.

    Maternal grandparents are the Rev. Rodney and Delores Hensley of Rose Hill, Va.

    Paternal grandparents are Myron and Joyce Hatfield of Pennington Gap, Va., and Betsy and Danny Haley of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Lula Thomas, Betty Hatfield and the late William Howard Hatfield, all of Cynthiana.