Today's News

  • New Drivers


    Kendra Hardin, Kevin Brooke, Justin Flora, John P. Walker, and Leigh Hall.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report







    Oct. 1 at 7:20 a.m. -- non-injury, US 27 North, David Polburn, 53, Falmouth, Ky., driving a 2008 Ford F450 struck a deer.


    Oct. 3 at 7:45 a.m. -- injury, US 62 East, Patricia K. Campbell, 21, Cynthiana, driving a 1997 Ford Thunderbird.


    Oct. 5 at 11:45 a.m. -- non-injury, KY 356, Jessica O. Stith, 31, Cynthiana, driving a 2008 Toyota Yaris.


  • Fillies’ volleyball heads to region

    The Fillies volleyball team will battle Deming for the district title tonight at 7 p.m. at Bracken County.

    Despite a win or lose, Coach Bill Faulkner said the team will head to regionals next week at Campbell County.

    “I think we’re the top three or four in the region if we play like we’ve been playing,” Faulkner said Wednesday morning.

    Faulkner said several teams in the region are suffering from the loss of good players - an injury loss at Highlands and the loss of five Division 1 seniors at Newport Catholic.

  • Fillies continue in district play

    One soccer season has ended, while another forges ahead.

    The Fillies are still alive in 24th District play and the boys ended their season on Monday.

    The Fillies defeated George Rogers Clark 2-1 on Tuesday in the first round of the district, which is being held at Clark County.

    “It was a good win,” said Coach Kim Jenkins. “I knew it was going to be tough to beat them a second time.”

  • Sea Biscuit closes for Second Sunday

    This Sunday, Kentuckians are taking to the streets and Harrison Countians are taking to Sea Biscuit Way.

    Sponsored by the Harrison County Extension Office and the Community Health Partnership Wellness Committee, Sea Biscuit Way will be closed to vehicles this Sunday from 2-4 p.m. for Second Sunday.

    Free of vehicles, the open Business Park roadway will be used for walking, skateboarding, biking, rollarblading, etc.

    Extension agent Cheryl Case said the Second Sunday event was intended to promote family fitness.

  • Taste of Home Made Easy Cooking School coming to Cynthiana

    Where can you learn a new chocolate recipe, tempt your taste buds, and experience cooking in an entirely new way? At a Taste of Home Made Easy Cooking School show, of course. Each event is a culinary encounter like no other.

    The Cynthiana Democrat, Cynthiana Lions Club in cooperation with Ken’s NewMarket will be hosting a Taste of Home Made Easy Cooking School on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at the Harrison County High School Auditorium.

  • Teen Read Week is Oct. 18-24

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library is sponsoring a banned book essay contest.

    Read a banned book and discuss why you think it was banned. Include your feelings and reactions to the book, and whether or not you think the book should be banned.

    Write an essay about censorship. Explain what censorship is and how it affects our lives historically, politically, or economically.

    • Each entry should be at least one page in length. Contest ends Oct. 10.

    Winners will receive:

  • 2010 DCP and ACRE enrollement begins

    Enrollment for the 2010 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program will continue through June 1, 2010. USDA urges producers to make use of the eDCP automated website to sign up, or producers can visit any USDA Service Center to complete their 2010 DCP or ACRE contract.

  • Homemaker News

    Women in Agriculture Conference – Nov. 4-6 in Bowling Green. Deadline to register is Oct. 15.

    Hospice Pillow Project – Come join Homemakers as they make neck pillows for Hospice patients. Friday, Oct. 16, 9-noon at the Extension Office. Come help cut, stitch, stuff or hand stitch. Contact Gaye Marsh, 234-0110, for more details or to obtain a pattern to work on your own.

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding Oct. 7, 2009


    Shawnia Lee Beagle vs. Michael E. Beagle, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    James Edward Watkins vs. Diana Lee Watkins, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Mabel Marie Cole vs. Charles Swinford Cole, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Heather Ladick vs. Benjamin Noel Farmer, motion hour; agreed order entered.

    Melissa Anna Streitenberger vs. Jeffery Wayne Streitenberger, review; order entered.