Today's News

  • Church Briefs


    Donations are being accepted for used toys and clothing for Antioch’s Clothing Closet designed to help out families in our communities that are in need.

    Youth services on each Wednesday night for K-12 from 7 to 8.

    Back-to-School lock-in for K-5 youth will be held on Aug. 14-15 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.  No cost and plenty of food and fun.


    Kenny Speakes will be a guest speaker at the Berry Christian Church revival Aug. 23-26.

  • School Menus

    Aug. 14-18

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: French toast with syrup and powdered sugar, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Waffles with syrup, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice choices, choice of milk.


  • Harrison County students head back to school Tuesday

    It’s back to school for kids in Harrison County.

    Harrison County schools will begin the 2009-2010 school year this Tuesday.

    St. Edward resumed classes last Friday.

    For pictures of Harrison County’s first day of school, see this week’s edition of The Cynthiana Democrat.


  • Cynthiana Arts Council seeks new members at picnic

    To the editor:

    We’re on a mission. With the past year’s successful events such as the Cynthiana Art Walk, our annual Autumn Afternoon, and Classic Movie Nights at the Rohs Opera House, the Cynthiana Arts Council is energized and gearing up for another great year. The council is dedicated to bring cultural experiences to Cynthiana through all mediums of art and we’re looking to strengthen our success by recruiting new, active members. 

  • Circuit Clerks office recognized for outstanding support of organ donation

    Harrison County Circuit Clerk, Kathy Kearns’ driver’s licensing office is being recognized for its outstanding support of organ donation by the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks Trust For Life organ donor awareness program. 

    Since the inception of the Trust For Life program in 1992, circuit clerks’ offices around the state have asked Kentuckians to donate $1 for the promotion of organ donation awareness. Over the past 17 years, the circuit clerks have raised more than $6 million for the program.

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding July 13, 2009


    Heights Finance Company vs. Robert Bates, motion hour; order entered.

    Heights Finance Company vs. Jonathan Craycrast, motion hour; order entered.

    Winterwood Inc. vs. Loretta Susie Snapp, court trial; hearing held, forcible detainer granted, to vacate on or before July 20.

    Palisades Collection LLC vs. Reva J. Taylor, motion hour; challenge to garnishment overruled.


  • Fillies win opener over Fleming

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team got their 2009 season off to a good start on Tuesday night as they defeated visiting Fleming County in two of three varsity games on the Hilltop.

    Harrison County came out of the gate fast in the first game, leading 18-4 before winning the first game 25-11.

    “We played exceptionally well in that first game,” said Fillies coach Bill Faulkner after the game. “The girls were focused, they played well at the net, served well, returned serve well…it was fun to watch.”

  • Whalen wins Rowan County Invitational

    Senior Polly Whalen notched her first career medalist title last week in the Rowan County Invitational Golf Tournament at Eagle Trace Golf Course in Morehead with 45 individuals competing.

    Whalen carded an eighteen hole total of 78 to win individual honors by one stroke over Franklin County’s Abby Smith.

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Case reports

    July 14 – At 3:07 a.m., police investigated the report of harassing and threatening phone calls. The calls, according to the officer, appeared to be racially motivated.

    July 14 – At 10:28 p.m., police investigated a fight between two women who allegedly are dating the same men.

    July 15 – At 3:05 p.m., police were called to Walmart where a couple was arguing in the parking lot.

  • HCHS offers season tickets with reserved seating and parking

    Season ticket prices and game admission prices will remain unchanged for the 2009-10 school year, with one additional option available.

    At the new stadium, there are 300 chair back seats in the middle section of the bleachers. Those seats will be offered as reserved seats for $50 per seat. If a family ,or group, purchases at least four seats, they will also receive a parking pass that will get them a reserved parking spot close to the stadium.