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Today's News

  • Community involvement is inherited trait from Willis’ grandmother

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Every community needs people who are willing to go above and beyond for the betterment of their town. Some people just have that ‘something,’ that is hard to describe, which allows them to get involved and become a difference-maker.
    Dominique Willis is one of those people.
    Willis, 34 and the mother of a 14-year-old, helps her community both at work during her ‘regular job’ and away from work in her involvement in many civic causes.

  • Harrison County Schools compete in Governors Cup

    All six Harrison County public schools competed in the 2019 Governor's Cup Academic Competitions, for their respective grade levels, recently. Northside Elementary won the district competition, defeating the other three elementary schools in the county. Harrison County Middle School won its District, back in January, and finished third in the 18-team regional competition on Feb. 2. Harrison County High School won its regional competition.

  • Marshalls are 2018 Farmers of the Year

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    It took some doing, but Jason Marshall was finally talked into attending the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce-sponsored, Community Impact Awards Banquet on Jan. 29.
    “Ginni tried to talk me into going, but I wasn’t too excited about it, to be honest,” Marshall recalled. “Finally, the day before the banquet, she finally talked me into going. I had an idea something was up.”

  • Grand jury issues 17 indictments

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Amanda Phillips was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 5, on an indictment warrant for charges of rape, sodomy and sexual abuse.
    She was first arrested on Jan. 16 and was able to post the $5,000 cash bond before serving any time in jail.
    She was to appear in Harrison District Court on Feb. 25 for a pre-trial conference. However, the Feb. 5 indictment superceded the District Court action.

  • Go Red for women’s heart disease reception is Feb. 21

    The annual Go Red for women’s heart disease awareness continues this month.
    Thursday, Feb. 21, will be the annual Go Red Reception at the Extension Office, beginning at 5 p.m.
    The Extension Office is located off New Lair Road/Church Street, just below Harrison County High School.
    A light dinner will be provided at this event. People wanting to attend, must make reservations by Feb. 20, by calling 859-235-3510.

  • Help Clothing Closet earn cash with shoe donations

    The Harrison County Clothing Closet is asking for donations of gently worn, used and new shoes for which it will earn cash to help its mission.
    Proceeds will be used to purchase socks and underwear. Last year HCCC provided 9,000 pairs of socks and 9,000 pairs of underwear to its clients.
    The shoe drive is now through March 31. Donations can be dropped off at the clothing closet at 202 W. Pleasant St.

  • Viewpoint pictures

    These two pictures were taken in January and February of 1969, 50 years ago.
     

  • Molly’s Missions to host quarter auction March 9

    Molly’s Missions, a fund-raising project of Molly Coleman, will hold a quarter auction on Saturday, March 9, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge, 1544 U.S. 62 East. Doors will open at 9 a.m.
    Proceeds from this auction will benefit the Harrison County Clothing Closet, Cynthiana Food Pantry, Humane Society of Harrison County and the Cynthiana Harrison County Housing Assistance. The donations will be made in honor of Clayton Arnold.

  • Cynthiana’s first second-line parade
  • Sports This Week

    Wrestling
    Friday, Feb. 15 State Tournament at The Kentucky Horse Park
    Saturday, Feb. 16 State Tournament at The Kentucky Horse Park

    Breds Basketball
    Friday, Feb. 15 at Montgomery Co. JV/V 6:00/7:30 PM

    Fillies Basketball
    Wednesday, Feb.13 at West Jessamine JV/V 6:00/7/30PM
    Friday, Feb. 15 vs. Covington Holy Cross (H) JV/V 6:00/7:30 PM

    38th District Tournament at Robertson Co.
    Monday, Feb. 18 Robertson Co. vs. Fillies (H) 6:30 PM