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Today's News

  • Farmers’ Market opens with fresh, spring vegetables, plants

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Fresh flower arrangements for Mother’s Day will be at the top of the list of items for sale at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Farmer’s Market this Saturday morning from 9 a.m. until around noon.

  • HMH earns ‘A’ in patient safety

    Harrison Memorial Hospital was honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The program is designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. 

  • Food Pantry reaps gifts from Home and Garden Show

    The Cynthiana Democrat’s Home and Garden Show generated nearly a ton of non-perishable food items and $639.50 all of which were donated to the Harrison County Food Pantry. Making the presentation were: from left, George Jacobs, Cynthiana Democrat publisher; Colin Duffie, advertising sales representative; Marilyn Wash, Food Pantry coordinator; and Daniel Fuson, advertising sales representative.

  • City approves officer transfer to dispatch

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Former Cynthiana Police Officer Dottie Batte, who presented her letter of resignation at the April 22 city commission meeting, has now withdrawn that request.

  • Grand jury issues eight indictments in Tuesday session

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The Harrison County grand jury issued eight indictments on Tuesday, one of which was moved to district court.

    Daniel Cline, 36, was named in two indictments for separate incidents.

  • Tapp-ed into Girl Scouts

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    This was the year that all Chamber of Commerce awards recipients were notified ahead of time that they would be receiving honors.

    Well, everyone except the Volunteer of the Year. She thought she was going to the annual banquet to volunteer.

  • County road supervisor injured in fall through bridge

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Medical tests showed that Harrison County Road Department Supervisor James McCarty suffered damage to the medial collateral ligament (MCL) in his knee following an incident in which his leg went through a hole in the Snake Lick bridge Friday afternoon.

  • Brown takes plea deal in Johnson, Lawrence counties

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Six months after entering an Alford Plea in Harrison Circuit Court and accepting a plea deal from the Commonwealth, Brenda Kay Brown agreed to the same deal in Johnson and Lawrence counties on Friday.

  • Clifford, Markley state championship bound

    Bryson Clifford and Jacob Markley, seniors at Harrison County High School, will get a chance to compete for the tennis state championship next Thursday at the Hilary Boone Tennis Complex at the University of Kentucky.  The two each finished third in the region losing to the No. 1 seeds in the region on Monday afternoon.
    Clifford battled Meredith Laskey of Highlands losing 0-6, 0-6 in sets that were much more contested than the score might indicate.  

  • Fillies come from behind for 7-6 win in Carlisle

    The Harrison County Fillies spotted the Nicholas County Lady Jackets a 6-1 advantage after two innings and then came back for a 7-6 win Monday in Carlisle.  
    The big district game was a rematch of the April 22 game in Cynthiana where the Lady Jackets took a one-run win.  
    Walks and hit batters were the downfall for the home squad as the two Nicholas County pitchers combined for seven walks and five hit batters.  
    The Fillies managed only six hits as it is hard to establish a hitting routine with so few strikes being thrown.