Today's News

  • Property Transfers


    Bank of America, NA to Garnett Bruin, 1.0757 acre on Mill Creek Road, $37,500.

    Clarence E. Williams and Virginia Mae Henderson to Darrell Baxter, property on Elmarch Avenue, $35,000.

    General Warranty Deed: James Lee Johnson and Gladys M. Johnson to Tait J. Strand and Mary Elizabeth Strand, 3.200 acres at 12087 E. US Hwy. 62, $142,900.

    Residential Lease/Purchase for 242 Adams Lane. Gregory Sanford and Guadalupe Sanford to Chet A. Horman and Tammy L. Horman, Lot 14, 8.687 acres, $130,000.

  • Hilltop News

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team overcame some spotty play and knocked off Madison Southern on Tuesday night in three games.

    The Fillies lost the first game in the best-of-three series 25-21, but bounced back to take the last two games, 25-16 and 28-26 and improved their season’s record to 10-5.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Aug. 24, 1911 - “Married: Casey-Jones. Mary Russell Casey and the Rev. Joel Lee Jones were married last night at 7:30 o’clock at the house of the bride’s mother, Mattie Casey, Scott Street, Covington. The Rev. T. H. Plemmons performed the ceremony. The bride is an attractive girl and has a great many friends and admirers in Cynthiana, where she resided with her mother until a short time ago when they moved to Covington. The groom is the son of Frank Jones of this county.

  • Gregg caters to library’s youngest

    It was a children’s literature class at Western Kentucky University that caused Kinzie Gregg, 24, to think about becoming a librarian.

    “It was just an elective class,” Gregg said Thursday afternoon. “It was awesome... You got to read picture books and juvenile books.”

    It’s a passion for children’s literature that landed Gregg the position as Youth Services Librarian at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

  • Fillies rout Mason County

    The Harrison County Fillies soccer team got outstanding performances from Kassy Barnett and Courtney Grannis and overwhelmed home-standing Mason County on Tuesday night, 8-0.

    The win was Harrison County’s third in a row and improved their season record to 4-1.

    Barnett scored a career-high four goals in the win and Grannis contributed with a school-record five assists.

  • Florence joins staff at Licking Valley Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

    Licking Valley Internal Medicine and Pediatrics announces the addition of Lindsey Conner Florence, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) to the staff.

    A native of Cynthiana, Ky., Florence is a 2001 graduate of Harrison County High School.  She received her bachelors and masters degree in nursing from the University of Kentucky. Throughout her high school and college career, she has worked at the practice as a medical assistant.

  • Thanks to all who made Beth Moore simulcast a success

    To the editor:

    I just wanted to publicly thank the First Church of God and Rohs Opera House for bringing the Beth Moore simulcast to Cynthiana. It was a wonderful weekend where women from different church families could grow in our faith and praise the Lord together.

    Thank you to all the people who worked hard to make this a success. Our community was blessed by your efforts.

    Jo Lynn Perraut

    Harrison County


  • Breds roll over Paris Greyhounds

    The opening of the brand new Harrison County Athletic Complex was a successful one on Friday night as the Harrison County Thorobreds outmanned visiting Paris, 35-14.

    A huge crowd saw the Breds run out to an early lead, overcome a second quarter turnover that led to a touchdown, and put the Greyhounds away by halftime.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Michelle Marie Martin, 35, and Edwin Graves Taylor, 25, married July 25, 2009.

    Angela Marie Franz, 19, and Zachary Ryan Gosney, 20, married Aug. 4, 2009.

    Della Marie Hogg, 26, and Mark Christopher Gray, 22, married Aug. 20, 2009.

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    July 24 -- Tabetha L. Harmon, 27, was arrested on U.S. 27 South and charged with shoplifting.

    July 24 -- Erika N. Hayes, 24, was arrested on U.S. 27 South and charged with shoplifting.

    July 24 -- Christopher M. Wiglesworth, 36, was cited on Church Street for speeding.

    July 25 -- Clinton K. O’Brien, 29, was arrested on U.S. 27 North at LeBus Field and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license, speeding, disregarding a stop sign and failure to wear seat belts.