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Today's News

  • Boyd’s Station Project

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Harrison County native Arden Barnes and Pittsburg native Michael Swensen are the first recipients of a Reinke Grant and will spend the summer in Cynthiana, taking pictures and documenting life in Harrison County, as seen through their eyes.
    Both are 21 years old and both were selected from among over 30 applicants, nation-wide, to intern as photojournalists, under the watchful eye of some of the most renowned photographers in the world.

  • Class of 2018 graduates

    HCHS senior Christy Adams was all smiles as she lined up during the processional for graduation on Friday night. The HCHS Class of 2018 graduated 174 seniors at the Athletic Complex on the Hilltop.

  • Viewpoint pictures
  • Viewpoint

    It will be interesting to see how the Dollar General Store proposal in northern Harrison County plays out.
    Last week the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission denied a request to grant a zoning change that would allow the small business to be located on the corner of US 27 and Blackburn Lane.
    The commission’s reasoning is that those who requested the zoning change failed to provide solid evidence that a zoning change would provide a positive economic impact for the county.

  • Perfect Attendance Bike Winners

    The Masonic Lodge of Cynthiana, St. Andrews 18 and Taylor Lodge 164 of Berry, donated bicycles to four elementary and St. Edward School students for Perfect Attendance. Each school chose their recipients. Presenting the bikes were Ishmael Hopkins, Brady Lawson, Clarence Lawson, and Joe Nelson (not present).

  • Church News

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN
    Camp C4 will be held at Central Christian Church beginning June 3 for a 10-week day camp on Sunday nights from 6-7:30 p.m.
    Games, crafts, food and Bible study for age K-8th grade, and high school welcome.
    The church is located on the corner of Second Street and Riggs Avenue.

    CYNTHIANA
    PRESBYTERIAN
    Cynthiana Presbyterian Church invites children from Preschool through 5th grade to experience being a Hero for God at Hero Central Vacation Bible School.

  • Talk about a Royal Wedding...

    As I write this, I am preparing to head out of town, heading south for about 10 hours to see my eldest daughter get married.
    I really like weddings. Not enough to get up at 5 a.m. to watch one that took place in England recently, but I have been to a few since I often have the privilege to officiate at them and I have grown quite fond of them.
    It’s not the romance or pageantry or the beauty of the bride that causes me to like them. I have been a pastor and married long enough to know that marriage is as difficult as it can be wonderful.

  • Honor Roll

    ST. EDWARD
    The St. Edward Catholic School Honor Roll for the fourth nine-weeks includes:
    All A’s - 1st Grade: Brynlea Cockrell, Marymichael Gasser, Ivy Thornton, Avonlea Workman
    4th Grade: Kate Gasser, Camille Hatfield, Resa Heimlich, Addison Perraut.
    A-B Honor Roll
    1st Grade: Lilly Gribble, Felicity Hatfield, Delaney Koch, Audrey Smith.
    2nd Grade: Marissa Heimlich, Naomi Farrar-Laws.
    3rd Grade: Sutton Koch, Miles Navarre, Jack Perrin.
    4th Grade: Madison Jones, Sarra Skinner.
    5th Grade: Isaac Furnish.

  • Honor Roll

    WESTSIDE
    HONOR ROLL
    The Westside Elementary Honor Roll for the 4th nine weeks includes:
    3rd Grade - All A’s
    Caylee Browning, Arwen French, Nate Mitts, Brinkley Wiggins, Aeowynne Wiley, Ella Yazell.
    A’s & B’s
    Nathaniel Bedford, Destiny Bell, Colton Bryan, TJ Bryan, Andrew Burgan, Jilesh Davis, Haleigh Hall, B.J. Hampton, Rylie Jackson, Hayden King, Jonas King, Braydin Lizer, Izzy Reyna, Aidon Sisson, Allie Smith, Cheyann Smith, Brooklynn Sowder, Kyra Spence, Karsyn Stanfield, Makayla Zumwalt.

  • Grace Notes

    A number of years ago I wrote a story about a man who was as lost as a soul could be.
    When I met him, he was a pastor, although he didn’t look like a typical pastor, if there is such a thing.
    I remember his shaved head and “ROUGH” tattooed across the back of his neck. I also remember thinking he was one scary looking dude.
    His wasn’t a sanitized, heartwarming story, although it started out that way.