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Today's News

  • School Menus

    Sept. 24-28
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Cinnamon toast, orange slices, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Dunkin sticks, pineapple tidbits, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Biscuit and gravy, peaches, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Sausage pancake wrap, apple, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Pancakes, banana, choice of milk or juice.

    SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY

  • Drowning victim's body found near A. Keller

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The body of Harold Porter Lamb, 77, from Winchester, was recovered at 9:38 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13. His body was found downstream from where he entered the water on Saturday morning, Sept. 8.
    Lamb, who was in a fishing tournament, went into the water next to Terry Dam after he stood up and the boat he was in capsized.

  • Franklin deputy, CPD cruisers collide on U.S. 62 West Saturday

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Cynthiana police officer was involved in a collision on Saturday, Sept. 8, with a  Franklin County Deputy Sheriff’s vehicle.
    Franklin County Deputy Phillip Ray of Georgetown, was following a suspected impaired driver on U.S. 62 West. Cynthiana Ptl. Zach Zerbee responded to Ray’s call for assistance just after midnight to stop a 2016 Freightliner box truck. Ray suspected the driver to be operating under the influence.

  • HCHS students taking advantage of dual credit offerings with MCTC

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Harrison County High School and the Harrison County Area Technology Center are partnering with the Maysville Community and Technical College, and all other state colleges, on a dual credit initiative for qualified students.

  • Dollar General pulls out of U.S. 27 North project

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Apparently, the Dollar General Store  project, in northern Harrison County, has fallen through.
    Kristen and Jerry Bacon informed the Harrison County Fiscal Court, on Tuesday night at its regular meeting, they had been informed on Aug. 31, that the contract they had signed with representatives of the proposed Dollar General Store, on their land in northern Harrison County, had been canceled.

  • Lyons faces 235 charges related to child pornography

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Cynthiana man will be arraigned in Harrison Circuit Court next week on 232 counts of possession of matter portraying sexual performance by a  minor and three counts of distribution of such matter.
    Ricky Lyons, 49, was arrested on July 9 on 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, following a seven-day investigation by the Kentucky Attorney General’s Cyber Crimes Unit.
    He was released two days later on a $25,000 cash bond.

  • Body of Winchester man recovered on Thursday morning

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The body of the Winchester man whose boat capsized last Saturday on the South Fork of the Licking River was recovered Thursday morning.

  • Rain dampens Super Saturday

    Mother Nature refused to cooperate with much of the scheduled Super Saturday events on Sept. 8. The Taste of Harrison County was canceled, due to the heavy rainstorms in the area. It will not be rescheduled for later this year. Also, the one mile fun-run-or-walk, Little Feet/Big Feet was also canceled.

  • Viewpoint

    My faith in the younger generation has been restored.
    Two weeks ago, a letter to the editor was published from Margaret Watson, volunteer organizer for the Harrison County Food Pantry. She applauded past efforts of the public to help keep the shelves stocked.
    She also lamented the fact that donations are down and fall break is fast approaching.
    She said that returning to school puts a financial crunch on families so this time of year is crucial for donations.

  • Sapp, medical oncologist, joins HMH Medical staff

    The staff of Harrison Memorial Hospital announces the addition of medical oncologist, Christy Sapp, M.D., to their medical staff.  An oncologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Dr. Sapp has experience in treating all solid tumors, all hematological malignancies including acute and chronic leukemias, and all aspects of hematological disorders and coagulation disorders.