Today's News

  • Fillies drop soccer match to Brossart 8-0, host St. Patrick Wednesday

    Bishop Brossart’s Lady Mustangs showed that they are ready to defend the 10th Region title as they rolled by the Harrison County Fillies 8-0 Wednesday in northern Kentucky.  
    The Fillies were unprepared at first due to a schedule change which moved the varsity game ahead of the junior varsity due to Brossart’s field not having lights.  
    Harrison County’s varsity had 20 minutes to get off of the bus, change into their gear and prepare for the match.  

  • Superintendent’s salary remains unchanged in 2014

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    There have been a few changes in the top salaries of the Harrison County School District.

    Some of the top-paid staff received pay increases, but a few also had decreases.

  • HMH Physician Group: Primary Care office adds new provider to staff

    The HMH Physician Group: Primary Care announces the addition of Dixie Davidson, Physician Assistant (PA) to the staff.
    A native of Cynthiana, Ky., Davidson is a 1997 graduate of Harrison County High School. In 2001, she received her bachelors of arts degree from Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky. She received her master’s degree in physician assistant studies from the University of Kentucky in 2005.

  • Taste of Harrison County will have something for all ages

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The place to be all day this Saturday, Sept. 6, is right around the Harrison County courthouse for the annual “Taste of Harrison County” craft and harvest fair.

  • Cover crops prove multi-purpose

    While I will admit that half of my vegetable garden looks dreadful, the other half is holding steady because we mulched paths with a heavy layer of wood chips, filled unplanted beds with cover crops and have weeded the rest by hand and hoe.  
    I started using cover crops about five years ago and I am sold on the multi-purpose usefulness.  
    While many disease pathogens winter over on plant debris and an equal amount remain viable in the soil, it means we need to strategize to keep the garden relatively clean.  

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  • Jacobs awarded commendation, Kentucky Colonel

    During a public reception honoring George Jacobs’ 38 years with the Cynthiana Democrat last Thursday evening, state Rep. Tom McKee presented the retiring publisher with a commendation from the Kentucky House of Representatives and membership in the Order of the Kentucky Colonel. Jacobs’ last day as publisher of The Cynthiana Democrat was Wednesday.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emily Ann Bradford, Aug. 5, daughter of Amber Grissom and Anthony Bradford; Samuel Marvin McCarter, Aug. 5, son of Kenneth and Amanda McCarter; Collin Michael-Davis Wehr, June 13, son of Michael and Jennifer Wehr.
    Officials, committee weigh pros/cons of 180-plus year old Handy house worth. The Oddville Avenue property is being considered by the city and county governments and are planning to convert it into a recreation park.

  • Reunions

    The McKinney family reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Harrison County fairgrounds. A potluck lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Utensils and drinks will be furnished.
    For more information call Charles McKinney at 859-234-6598.


  • Free colon cancer screening available through Wedco District Health Department for eligible residents

    Colon cancer screening saves lives. Yet despite the preventable nature of this disease, colon cancer is still the second leading cause of cancer death in Kentucky. Over 2,600 cases of colon cancer are diagnosed in Kentucky each year, with more than half of those cases diagnosed at a late stage.