Today's News

  • Museum Musings

    * The Cynthiana Democrat, Aug. 11, 1921 -- “Train Time at Cynthiana. The daily freight trains passing this point daily numbers 24 and passenger trains 18. On some days even more, extras being run. Running straight through the center of town, with five dangerous crossings, the trains with their noise and smoke are a great nuisance, making one wonder how anybody at any time thought it an advantage to have a railroad splitting a town in two.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jaelyne Emma Grace Bell, April 1, daughter of Kevin and VeLinda Bell; Lindsey Ann Maynard, April 22, daughter of Steve and Rachel Maynard.
    Aaron Stepp of Clay County has been hired as the Harrison County High School football coach.
    Now showing at Rohs Opera House: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
    Price Beaters Furniture, U.S. Hwy. 27 South (old Big Lots Bldg.), continues its going out of business sale. Everything must go.

  • St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway offers a bonus drawing

    Everyone who reserves a St. Jude Dream Home ticket by Sunday, June 10 will also be entered into a Bonus Drawing for a two night stay at 21c Museum Hotel, dinner for two at Lockbox, a $2,500 Visa gift card and two rounds of golf for four at University Club of Kentucky. Only a limited number of $100 tickets are available.

  • Reunions

    The Pope family reunion will be held Sunday, June 10 at 1 p.m. at Whispering Hills RV Park, 257 Rogers Gap Road, Georgetown, Ky.
    Bring your fishing poles, bathing suits and a dish to share.

  • Reunions

    The Hatfield and Workman family reunion will be held Sunday, June 10 at 12:30 p.m. in the front shelter at Flat Run Veterans Park on Oddville Avenue.
    Bring a dish to share. For information call 298-8160.

  • Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport to host 19th Young Eagles flights June 9

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The 19th Annual Young Eagles airplane flights for youngsters will be held on Saturday, June 9 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Airport.
    The flights are free to everyone between the ages of eight and 16.
    “Those ages are very firm,” said Young Eagles coordinator Re’Jeana Craft. “Due to insurance regulations, there can be no exceptions on the ages of the children that we let go up in the planes.”

  • Honor Roll

    The Northside Elementary School Honor Roll for the fourth term includes:
    Third Grade
    *Rose Chipman, Lucas Aubrey, Mackenzie Burden, Isaiah Corbin, Whitley Gabbard, Frankie Grubbs, Macayla Pike, Neela Young, Brynndon Anderson, Landon Custard, Lakeliegh Fogle, Hayden Hicks, Parker Howard, Laley Lamb, Hailey Lizer;

  • Honor Roll

    The Eastside Elementary Honor Roll for the 4th nine weeks includes:
    A/B Honor Roll
    Wilson Barnes, *Toby Barry, Amelia Beam, *Sydney Brannock, *Austin Brinegar, Matthew Burton, Jordan Coleman, *Thalea Cruz, Abigail Dennis, Olivia Eubanks, *Isaiah Finch, *Danielle Franklin, Brooklynn French, Michael Fuller, Alaura Fulmer, Kadyn Griffieth, *Harrison Hatter;

  • Academia

    Western Kentucky University has released the Dean’s and President’s lists for the spring 2018 semester.
    Local students are: Will A. Marsh, Sarah M. Tanner, Whitney A. Gray, Taylor C. Fry.
    Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the Dean’s List. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the President’s List. The entire list can be found at www.wku.edu/mediarelations/deanslist.php and is searchable.

  • Academia

    Rachael Miller of Corinth has earned academic honors at Lindsey Wilson College for the 2018 spring semester.
    Miller was named to the President’s List.
    Students named to the President’s List earned a 4.0 grade point average on a 4.0 and attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester.
    Students named to Dean’s List earned at least a 3.50 graduate point average on a 4.0 scale and attempted at least 12 credit hours during the semester.