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  • Bullard employees help with food drive

    Employees of Bullard participated in a holiday fund raiser collecting money and non-perishable food items to be donated to the Harrison County Food Pantry. Pictured is Eric Pasch, Bullard President and CEO, along with Harrison County Food Pantry Coordinator Margaret Watson. Pasch presented Watson with 370 non-perishable food items and $1440 in monetary donations.

  • Kearns files re-election bid for clerk’s post

    Kathy Kearns has announced her bid for re-election to the office of Harrison County Circuit Court Clerk.
    Kearns, a 1980 graduate of Harrison County High School, is the daughter of Fan Rees and the late John William Kearns, who served as circuit court clerk in Harrison County for several years.
    Kearns went to work as a deputy clerk in 1982 while her father was clerk. Upon his retirement in 1993, Kearns continued as a deputy clerk with Wanda Marsh through her retirement in 2008.

  • Holiday Grinch breaks into U.S. 27 North home, steals and unwraps presents

    A U.S. 27 North family found themselves re-wrapping Christmas after an apparent Grinch invaded their home.
    A call to dispatch was made around 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 19, for a break-in at 2843 US 27 North.
    Harrison County Deputies Nathan Gasser and Tuan Kreer responded to the call where it is believed several people broke into the home and trashed the residence in search of valuables.

  • Fleeing suspect halted by probation officers in Square parking lot Wednesday

    Timothy Peak, 21, will be spending his Christmas in the Grant County Detention Center and likely ringing in the new year in Fayette County Detention Center.
    During a mandatory visit to the Probation and Parole Office located in Harrison Square on Wednesday morning, Timothy was told that there were warrants out of Fayette County for his arrest.

  • Cynthiana traffic enforcement will be stepped up through the holidays

    While the holidays are a time for celebrations and festivities, state and local law enforcement are ever mindful of the hazards of drinking an driving.
    “Our goal is for everyone to have a wonderful time during the holidays, but also for everyone to have a safe and sober one,” said Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Department.
    In a campaign that began last Friday and will continue through Jan. 2, police will be participating in the state’s Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.

  • Browns square off with four suits

    Three civil action suits have been filed in Harrison Circuit Court by former Cynthiana Mayor Jim Brown against his wife, Kay.
    In November, Jim Brown filed the three civil suits against his wife in Harrison County and she simultaneously filed for divorce in Johnson County.
    One of Jim Brown’s suits alleges that Kay stepped over the pre-nuptial line after he suffered a stroke on Dec. 23, 2008.

  • KET to air Harrison County farm story

    Sara Dunham’s Equinox Farm in Harrison County will be featured on KET’s Kentucky Life Saturday at 8 p.m.
    Her Christmas cards, based on the animals at Equinox Farm, will be featured.
     

  • Victims’ mother let down by trial delay

    Dora Clair has repeatedly said all she wants for Christmas is a conviction in the murder of her daughter, Bryia Runiewicz.
    However, the murder trial for the man accused in Bryia’s death is now on hold.
    After seven days of closed-session jury selection, the Bass Webb murder trial has been cancelled in Harrison County.
    On Monday morning, Harrison County Circuit Judge Jay Delaney entered an order stating that the trial will be continued in a different location due to extensive pre-trial publicity.

  • Debbie Cooper pens her first book

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    It was two years in the making and now local author Debbie Cooper has released her first book.
    “I’ve written my whole life, but never really worked on getting anything published,” Cooper said from her Cynthiana home Tuesday morning.
    While “Images of America: Letcher County” is a pictorial history of her hometown in eastern Kentucky, Cooper took full advantage of the publishing company’s maximum limits on text.

  • $800-plus gold coin left in bell ringer’s kettle

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    It’s usually worthless nuts and bolts that make the hard jangle in the bottom of the bell ringers’ kettle, unless, of course, it’s cushioned by someone’s unwanted pocket fuzz.
    However, the clang from a heavy coin went unnoticed last weekend. It not only passed the ringers’ notice, but it also went undetected by the Salvation Army’s local treasurer when she prepared the deposit ticket for the bank.
    Kim Brooks took the weekend’s gifts to Kentucky Bank with what she suspected was a $1 gold coin.