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  • Young man killed in motorcycle crash Monday

    A young Harrison County man is dead after a Monday evening crash in Lexington.
    William Chambers, 23, had been taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center following the single-vehicle crash, according to hospital officials.
    Chambers was involved in a motorcycle wreck about 7:30 p.m. Monday.
    According to Sherille Roberts, Lexington-Fayette Metro Police public information officer, police investigated a motorcycle crash on Brentwood Court near Nandino Boulevard. The driver was found unresponsive and taken to UK with life-threatening injuries.

  • Motorcyclist remains critical after Monday crash

    As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, a Harrison County man is fighting for his life after a Monday evening crash in Lexington.
    William Chambers, 23, is listed in critical condition at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, according to hospital officials.
    Chambers was involved in a motorcycle crash about 7:30 p.m. Monday.

  • Several injuries from three Thursday afternoon wrecks

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department was kept busy with three accidents Thursday afternoon, all within about a three-hour period.
    The first accident occurred about 3 p.m. when Savannah Caudill, 20, driving a 1997 Jeep Wrangler, dropped off the right side of KY 36 East at Shady Nook Pike and over corrected.
    Harrison County  Sheriff Bruce Hampton said Caudill was traveling alone in the Jeep and was taken to Harrison Memorial Hospital by private vehicle.
    Deputy Nathan Gasser investigated the accident.

  • Trooper demonstrates K9 prowess at Citizens Police Academy

    Tpr. Ryan Gosser brought his canine drug partner to the Kentucky State Police Citizens’ Police Academy, which is held at the Licking Valley campus. He demonstrated how the dog will locate drugs in a vehicle and be rewarded by playing with a ball. 

       

  • Homeowner shoots at intruder

     

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department was called Friday morning to a home on KY 356 after shots were fired.

  • Hutchison trial set for June

     

    A June 18 trial date has been set for Richard Lee Hutchison, who has been indicted on federal charges of distribution of Oxycodone and Conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone.

  • Seven years of deficits lead to center’s problems with IRS

     

    For at least the past seven years, the Harrison County Commission on Aging’s Senior Citizen Center has operated at a deficit which lead to a city and county bailout of delinquent payroll taxes owed the Internal Revenue Service.

  • New York couple bringing 20 jobs to Business Park

    A new manufacturing operation will be locating in Harrison County and bringing with it employment opportunities for about 20 positions.

    Cynthiana Mayor Steve Moses announced at Tuesday’s city commission meeting that Bay Horse Innovations Inc. has purchased 5.9 acres in the Harrison County Business Park.

  • Court pursues plans for renovation of old courthouse

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court has agreed to hire Brandsetter Carroll Inc. to draw plans for a proposed renovation of the old courthouse on Main Street.

  • Mayor confronts commissioner about Parks and Rec funding

    Following a brief-but-heated exchange at Tuesday’s Cynthiana City Commission, a $12,044.67 contribution was approved for Parks and Recreation.

    When Finance Commissioner Billy Grayson presented payables for approval, Mayor Steve Moses questioned the payment to Harrison County Fiscal Court that would go to Parks and Rec.