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  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Terry Fasig has filed the necessary papers to seek election as magistrate of District 7, which includes No. 13 Kinman District 4 and No. 14 Berry District 4.
    His background is in business and farming. Fasig started a trailer repair company in 1978 and grew it to be one of the largest trailer repair businesses in the Greater Cincinnati Area with shops in Walton, Kentucky, and West Chester, Ohio.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Cynthiana Deputy City Clerk Samantha Wright has announced her candidacy for Harrison County Clerk. After five years of working as a deputy clerk for the City of Cynthiana, Wright said she is thrilled to begin her campaign.
    “I look forward to continuing my service to the community that I love,” Wright said.
    Wright is a native of Harrison County. She is the daughter of Jeff and Pam Hopkins. She and her husband Travis have two children, Austin and Lucy, and together they operate a family farm in Harrison County.  

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Mark Mattmiller has filed to run for his fourth term as Cynthiana City Commissioner.
    Mattmiller is a retired Harrison County educator, retiring after 39 years. He is part-time farmer and author of two books.
    About the commissioners’ race he said, “I hope I’ve worked hard enough to make you want to hire me back for another term and to vote for me again.”
    Mattmiller is married to Linda LeBus Mattmiller and they have five adult children and 10 grandchildren.
     

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Dwayne Florence has announced his candidacy for District 7 magistrate. 
    He and his wife Robin have lived in District 7 for 14 years.
    He served as magistrate for four years beginning in 2011. The Florences have four children and 14 grandchildren,
    Robin serves as the director of the Senior Center and Adult Day Health Center.
    Florence said he is looking forward to serving once again in District 7.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Hunter Adair, 26, has filed to run for Harrison County Clerk.
    He is the son of Jim Adair, Leandra Franklin Jenkins and Tim Jenkins. He is the grandson of George and  the late Janice Franklin; and the late Betty and Berman Adair.
    “As your county clerk, my goals will be: to utilize and improve technology for efficiency and access to information; to increase and promote voter registration; and to working towards an online database of deeds for public access,” Adair said.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Jill Stroub has announced her candidacy for Harrison County Clerk.
    She is  a lifelong resident of Harrison County, growing up four miles out of town on KY 36 West.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Christopher (Chris) Denniston is running for Magistrate District 6, in the 2018 campaign.
    He and Amanda Wright Denniston have been married for 18 years; they have two children, Madelynn and Logan, who attend Harrison County schools.
    He is the son of the late Ted Denniston and Kathi and Mark Patrick. His brother Jake Denniston, his wife, Lauren and their two children live in the community as well.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Harrison County Deputy Clerk Linda S. Barnes has announced her candidacy for the office of Harrison County Clerk.
    She is the daughter of Margaret Kenney and the late Woodson Kenney. She is one of two siblings, her brother being James Donald Kenney.
    She is a graduate of Harrison County High School and married to Mike T. Barnes, who is a retired employee of T.I. Automotive in Cynthiana.
    The couple has two sons, Chris and Brent, and three grand children.

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Shain Allen Stephens has announced his candidacy for Harrison County Sheriff.
    Stephens is making his third bid for the office. He is serving the final year of the four-year term and a portion of former Sheriff Bruce Hampton’s term.
    Stephens, 52, is a life-long resident of Harrison County and a registered Democrat.
    He and his wife Rebecca, to whom he has been married for 29 years, have three children, Tiffani (Austin) Sparks, Madison (Eric) Case and Owen, a student at HCHS. The also have one grandson, Cooper Sparks

  • ELECTION 2018: Candidates make formal announcements

    Billie L. Fryman, a Democrat, is seeking the office of 5th District magistrate of Harrison County.
    She has seven sisters and three brothers. Her parents were Benjamin and Sadie Hall. She is a coal miner’s daughter.
    She said she has been influenced by her father. He served as a magistrate for eight years and from that service she said she knows what being a magistrate entails.