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  • Case sews up career with Jan. 31 retirement

    Jan. 31 will be the last time Cheryl Case will bear the lengthy title of Harrison County Cooperative Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, but she vows it will not be the last the community has seen of her.
    After 26 years, Case is retiring.
    “I still love my job and the people I work for,” Case said, noting that her decision to retire was a tough one. “I’m eligible to retire and a still have things I want to do.”

  • Sen. Palmer re-elected as Senate Minority Floor Leader

    Sen. R.J. Palmer II, D-Winchester, has been re-elected to his second term as Senate Minority Floor Leader by the Senate Democratic Caucus.
    “I want to express my sincere appreciation for the confidence entrusted in me by my fellow Democratic Senators,” Palmer said.  “With the position of Democratic Floor Leader comes a great deal of responsibility, which I plan to meet head-on. I look forward to working in a bi-partisan manner with my Senate colleagues, members of the House and Gov. Beshear to address the challenges facing our Commonwealth.

  • Campbell man charged with DUI following crash

    A Campbell County man has been charged following an injury accident on US 27 N. on Jan. 9.
    A call was made to dispatch around 8:02 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, for an injury accident on US 27 N.
    The initial called claimed that a passenger of a 1998 Chevy car had been ejected during the accident.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Olin, no passenger was severely injured or ejected during the wreck.

  • Chamber brings on new board members

    The Harrison County-Cynthiana Chamber of Commerce has announced its changes to the Chamber board of directors for 2013.  
    Returning board members are Charles Garnett, Jim Ingram, Brett Hines, Linda Huesing, Denise Lyons, MaryTodd Seaman, Becky Smith, Jim Spears, Alex Barnett and Steve Moses.  
    New board members are:  Colleen Emery, Pam Slone, Bonnie Teater and Chris Winkle.

  • Support from the Stable

    Photo courtesy of Donald Richie/Richie Photography

    Harrison County High School students in the Stable wore orange on Friday to supports anti-bullying efforts and held signs to support Thorobred junior Dillon Pulliam’s milestone of scoring 1.000 career points. 

  • Deputy turning in his badge after 23 years

     

    After 23 years of service to the community, Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve McCauley says it is time to hang it up.

  • First baby of 2013 arrives on Jan. 2

    Harrison County’s first baby of the year at Harrison Memorial Hospital waited nearly two days after the new year before making her arrival.

    Ma’Layah Ray Pennington was born at 8:41 p.m. on Jan. 2 to Melissa Koutz and Brandon Ray Pennington, Cynthiana.

  • Burden indicted for abuse of 2-year-old child

    David Alan Burden II, 22, was one of six people indicted by a Harrison County grand jury on Thursday, Jan. 3.
    Burden is lodged in the Bourbon County Detention Center where he has been since Nov. 8 when he was arrested on a charge of first degree criminal abuse.
    Burden is accused of intentionally abusing his 2-year-old son, causing serious physical injury in a situation that may have caused serious injury, torture, cruel confinement or cruel punishment.
    His bond is $50,000.

  • King wants to change guilty plea

    The Cynthiana man who had two criminal cases filed against him within a two-month period was in court Thursday to withdraw his guilty plea to 11 charges.
    Judge Jay Delaney will rule on the motion at a Jan. 22 hearing in Harrison Circuit Court.
    Michael King, 47, was first charged following a March 13, 2012, incident where King is accused of setting fire to a couch at property belonging to the Housing Authority of Cynthiana. King’s son was inside the residence and three of his neighbors were also home.

  • MSP robbed at knife point

    A knife-wielding suspect is still being sought by Cynthiana Police after he robbed a convenience store cashier last Thursday.
    Cynthiana Ptl. Dottie Batte said the man brandished his weapon and took off on foot with the loot from the cashier’s drawer at Shell Apple Market about 1 a.m. on Jan. 3.
    The suspect was described as a white man, who was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and black sweat pants with a red bandana or handkerchief covering his face.