https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Join us for cake and punch for our 150 years on Wednesday https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/join-us-cake-and-punch-our-150-years-wednesday <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bw_cyndemday_8093.jpg" alt="The Cynthiana City Commission proclaimed Wednesday, June 20, as Cynthiana Democrat Day. The proclamation is to honor the newspaper’s 150th anniversary. Pictured from left are: Jamie Hutchison, city clerk, commissioners Mark Mattmiller and Lourena Judy, Trish Jenkins, Cynthiana Democrat general manager, Mayor James Smith, Becky Barnes, Cynthiana Democrat editor, commissioner Jada Walker Griggs, city attorney John Lair and commissioner Roger Slade." title="The Cynthiana City Commission proclaimed Wednesday, June 20, as Cynthiana Democrat Day. The proclamation is to honor the newspaper’s 150th anniversary. Pictured from left are: Jamie Hutchison, city clerk, commissioners Mark Mattmiller and Lourena Judy, Trish Jenkins, Cynthiana Democrat general manager, Mayor James Smith, Becky Barnes, Cynthiana Democrat editor, commissioner Jada Walker Griggs, city attorney John Lair and commissioner Roger Slade." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Cynthiana Democrat and staff will be celebrating the newspaper&rsquo;s 150th year anniversary next week with a special edition.<br /> On Wednesday, June 27, the first 150 customers to purchase next week&rsquo;s edition will receive a piece of cake and punch.<br /> The paper usually hits the stands in front of the Democrat office at 302 Webster Ave. by 3 p.m.<br /> Boyd’s Station Project https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/boyd%E2%80%99s-station-project-0 <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jack_gruber_0335.jpg" alt="Jack Gruber" title="Jack Gruber" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Lee Kendall,<br /> News Writer<br /> lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com<br /> <br /> Jack Gruber started the Boyd&rsquo;s Station Project as a means for aspiring artists and journalists to &ldquo;live free and create.&rdquo;<br /> That is a noble cause, but just who is Jack Gruber and what connection does he have to the little northwestern Harrison County village of Boyd?<br /> Gruber, 51, and one of five USA TODAY staff photographers, has never lived in Harrison County, but has become a frequent visitor and somehow feels compelled to help Boyd regain its footing.<br /> Five men, women sentenced Tuesday https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/five-men-women-sentenced-tuesday <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/scalesgavel.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Becky Barnes,<br /> Editor<br /> bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com<br /> <br /> Three women and two men were sentenced in Harrison Circuit Court on Tuesday, June 19.<br /> Kathy (Smith) Angel, 37, received a three-year sentence on charges of first-degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, tampering with physical evidence, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (heroin), two counts of third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, public intoxication (excludes alcohol).<br /> Relay for Life meets the Yellow Brick Road https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/relay-life-meets-yellow-brick-road <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/c_scarecrow_0273_0.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Cynthiana-Harrison County Relay for Life&nbsp; raised over $40,000 at Saturday&rsquo;s annual event. This was the second year Relay was moved to Main Street. Jo Ann Snapp portrayed The Scarecrow to go along with the There&rsquo;s No Place Like Hope theme. The HarriCyn witches performed a skit</p> Records (June 21, 2018) https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/records-june-21-2018 <p> HARRISON DISTRICT COURT<br /> Judge Charles W.<br /> Kuster Jr.<br /> presiding June 11, 2018<br /> PROBATE CASES<br /> Estate of James A. Brown, other hearing; order entered.<br /> Estate of Marjorie E. Pierce, probate hearing; will probated, order entered, bond approved.<br /> CIVIL CASES<br /> Midland Funding LLC vs. Susan Bryan, motion hour; default judgment.<br /> Park Community Credit Union vs. Woodrolene Callahan, motion hour; default judgment.<br /> Midland Funding LLC vs. Victor Cox, motion hour; default judgment.<br /> MUSEUM MUSINGS https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/museum-musings-291 <p> * City Council Meeting, June 18, 1867 -- &ldquo;A. J. Beale is appointed a committee to have chairs&nbsp; belonging to the council room re-bottomed.&rdquo; (2018-Do you know anyone who does this type of work today?)<br /> * Log Cabin, Nov. 25, 1905 -- &ldquo;Ad - A passenger&nbsp; and express wagon is being run between Cynthiana and Claysville every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday by Mr. A. J. Cooper. Passengers, etc. solicited.&rdquo;<br /> GREAT MUSEUM TREASURE HUNT Week 3 https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/great-museum-treasure-hunt-week-3 <img src="https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/sites/www.cynthianademocrat.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/week4handmadepurse.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Marriage licenses https://www.cynthianademocrat.com/content/marriage-licenses-134 <p> Elizabeth Nicole Stamper, 26, and Charles Johnson Tucker, 37, married May 19, 2018.<br /> Victoria Marie Lalley, 22, and Corey Wayne Morris, 23, married May 25, 2018.<br /> Tonjia Della-Ray O&rsquo;Connor, 44, and Nicholas Alexander Ray, 40, married May 26, 2018.<br /> Brenda Carol Hedges, 70, and Harvey Dallas Woosley, 67, married May 26, 2018.<br /> Raejean Layne Hurst, 21, and Christopher Wayne Boyd Turner, 21, married May 26, 2018.<br /> Tracy Louise Mullins, 48, and ByRon Christo O&rsquo;Malley, 41, married May 29, 2018.<br />