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Local News

  • Fatal accident on US 27 North

    Travelers should avoid US 27 North around the 11 mile marker. Law enforcement and emergency responders are on the scene of a two vehicle accident that resulted in a fatality.

  • Accidental shooting in Claysville

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department was called out Tuesday, Nov. 15, around 1:10 p.m., to investigate an accidental shooting that took place on KY 1284, two miles from  the Claysville Store.
    According to the Sheriff’s report, Ike Montgomery of Berry was deer hunting on his sister’s property Tuesday morning in the Sunrise area.
    After Montgomery decided to call it quiets for the day, he called Adam Gibson, 27, to come pick him up from hunting.

  • Attorneys ask for delay of trial

    Just two weeks away from the start of a murder trial in Harrison County and the defense is asking to postpone the start.
    A hearing Tuesday to rule on the continuance request as well as eight other motions was cut short due to the absence of accused murderer Bass Webb.
    Judge Jay Delaney said that a transportation order was submitted and confirmation received. As well, Webb was to have been moved to the Grant County Detention Center last week. However, neither of those things occurred.

  • Over 800 meals expected to be served for Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a time for families to reflect and give thanks for the blessings in their lives.
    For some, there is no better way to count your blessings than to help others.
    This will mark the fifth year that Unity Christian Church has sponsored Harvest of Hope with the help of community volunteers. Harvest of Hope is a Thanksgiving meal served free for anyone who wants to partake.
    Those who attend or have meals delivered can expect a traditional Thanksgiving feast of turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, a roll and either chocolate or white cake.

  • Angel Tree Project
  • Sentences imposed in seven Harrison criminal cases

    Seven individuals who have entered guilty pleas or were found guilty in Harrison Circuit Court were sentenced Tuesday with Judge Jay Delaney presiding.
    The prosecution’s recommended 10-year sentence for Sandra Southwood, who entered guilty pleas Nov. 1 to charges of first degree assault, four counts of first degree wanton endangerment, fleeing or evading police, first degree criminal mischief and two misdemeanor counts of criminal mischief, was upheld.
    Southwood shot her ex-husband’s girlfriend in the leg during a shooting rampage on July 30, 2010.

  • Driver said ‘no brakes’ caused Thursday accident on Oddville Pike

    A Thursday afternoon wreck ended with a trip for two to the hospital.
    A call was placed to dispatch around 2:14 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, for an injury accident at the intersection of Elmarch and Oddville Avenue.
    According to Ptl. Harold Whitlock of the Cynthiana Police Department, a vehicle driven by Candis Mitchell was the cause for the wreck.

  • Cynthiana girl turns 11 on 11-11-11

    Destinie Spurlock celebrated a monumental birthday last week. She turned 11 years old on Nov. 11, 2011.
    She was born 11 years ago at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    The Northside Elementary student celebrated at home with her family and friends.
    She is the daughter of Kathy Spurlock and has one brother, Aaron Burkhart.

  • Did you know?

    Christmas tree lighting is Dec. 3
    The traditional Christmas tree lighting at Battle Grove Cemetery will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m.
    The lighting of the tree is to honor all service men and women who cannot be home for Christmas.
    The event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Cynthiana. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served.

    Post office
    holiday closings announced

  • Veterans' Day