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Today's News

  • Kaylee Banks wins State Hoop Shoot title

    The 2019 KY Elks State Hoop Shoot was held in Frankfort, Kentucky on Feb. 9, 2019. 
    Harrison County was represented in the 8-9-year-old girls division by Kaylee Banks and in the 10-11-year-old boys division by Jack Midden, who both won the District Shoot for the East District of Kentucky to move onto the Kentucky State competition. 

  • Georgetown man jailed after dispute with roommate over cookies

    Paul Watson,
    Georgetown News Graphic
    Kentucky Press News Service

    A Georgetown man faces charges after he allegedly assaulted a member of his household in a dispute over cookies, according to a Georgetown Police Department arrest citation.
    Steven Andrew Tucker, 36, was arrested on fourth-degree assault charges after he “bull rushed” a male member of his household when the victim asked that Tucker not eat all of his cookies, the citation states.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 14
    HMH Auxiliary Bake Sale. Feb. 14 - Buy some sweet treats beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Harrison Memorial Hospital’s Executive Dining Room.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Feb. 14  at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Bingo for Adults. Thursday, Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Prizes will be household items. Space is limited. Pre-registration is not required. Participation is on a first come basis.

  • Symphonic Band Performers
  • Local churches “Go Red” for women’s heart awareness

    Several churches in Harrison County participated in the "Go Red For Women's Heart Awareness" campaign, by wearing red to Church on Feb. 10. These churches submitted photographs of their congregation members who 'went red' on Sunday.

  • Foggy conditions blamed for ambulance accident last week

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Extremely foggy conditions contributed to a one-vehicle accident at about 8 p.m., on Feb. 5, in which two ambulance crew members and one patient were involved.
    A Brown Ambulance crew was transporting a patient, Rachel Adkins, to Harrison Memorial Hospital from a location on Lafferty Pike, when the ambulance driver, Ricky Chase Johnson, misjudged the intersection of Lafferty Pike and KY 36.
    The ambulance slid through the intersection and crashed into an earthen embankment.

  • Cedar Ridge releases Lunch and Learn series for spring and summer

    The Cedar Ridge Health Campus is all about eliminating guesswork and has taken measures to help those who might be in need of advice for senior citizens and their care givers.
    A line-up of experts will be on hand to answer questions and give advice on each topic. Their motto for this year’s series is, “You bring the questions, we’ll bring the experts.”

  • Seven people receive formal sentences in Harrison Circuit Court

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Seven individuals were sentenced in Harrison Circuit Court last week.
    Holly Harding was sentenced to 12 and one-half years in prison on multiple drug charges.

  • Church News

    EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE ADVENT
    Come Hear! Chris Mashburn-trombone, and Will Lucky and Judy Lucky-trumpets will be playing special music to the glory of the Lord during the Sunday, Feb. 17 service at 11 a.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Advent, 118 N. Walnut St. All are welcome.

    CYNTHIANA BAPTIST
    Vacation Bible School
    Vacation Bible School will be held June 23 at 6 p.m. at Cynthiana Baptist Church

  • Grace Notes

    I’m still thinking about Jonah and the whole swallowed by a fish thing.
    Here are some of my thoughts:
    •Sometimes you’re plankton. You’re minding your own business when all of a sudden a big fish swallows a smaller fish as its lunch and you, the microscopic plankton swimming nearby, get swallowed too.
    What’s up with that?