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  • Johnson joins Ky. Bank as lender for mortgages, small businesses

    Kentucky Bank has named Allen Johnson as a mortgage and small business lender. His office will be at the Kentucky Bank office located at 939 U.S. 27 South in Cynthiana.  
    Pam Slone, Harrison County Market president said, “We are excited about adding Allen to our team. Allen’s experience and personality are a wonderful combination and will be a great asset to Kentucky Bank and Harrison County.”

  • Motorists reminded of road projects in Harrison County

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 6 has announced the following conditions and/or operations that are being reported for highways in District 6.   
    Motorists should be aware of possible delays or lane closures on the following project:

  • Cynthiana man killed in Monday morning wreck

    A 22-year-old man was pronounced dead on the scene of an automobile accident located on New Lair Road Monday morning.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, Austin Galbreath was traveling south on New Lair Road in his 1995 Ford Mustang, when he hydroplaned due to wet road conditions.
    “The driver lost control and exited the roadway,” said Peak. “The vehicle then struck a wooden plank fence before coming to a final rest.”

  • Crossword Puzzle

    THEME: US GEOGRAPHY
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    ACROSS
    1. Felipe _____, Formula One racer
    6. Holiday helper
    9. *This Harvard team rows on Boston’s Charles River
    13. “Get _ ____ job!”
    14. Be a witness
    15. *East side of Jersey
    16. Catherine Middleton’s new accessory
    17. ___ capita
    18. *Native of Des Moines
    19. Like a black-tie event
    21. *In the middle of the U.S.
    23. Often comes before “out”
    24. 8 to Caesar

  • Redistricting will affect many voters this year

    If you thought choosing a candidate was confusing, wait until you try to figure out who your U.S. Congressman will be or if your magisterial district was changed.
    Harrison County Clerk Linda Furnish said she is trying to make it as understandable as possible for Harrison County voters.
    The problem is that there are so many changes happening at the same time.
    The Harrison County magisterial districts have been reapportioned and the Kentucky House of Representatives handed local voters a split U.S. Congressional district.

  • Man dies Tuesday after Oddville-Sunrise wreck

    A Harrison County man was pronounced dead at UK Hospital following a wreck on Oddville-Sunrise Road Tuesday morning.
    A call was made to dispatch at 10:58 a.m., Tuesday, May 8, for an injury wreck involving an elderly man on Oddville-Sunrise Road.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, Jack Price, 78, was traveling north toward his home on the country road in his 1991 Ford truck when the wreck occurred.

  • unDeserved debuts

    A local Cynthiana couple team together to bring their first faith-based film to the big screen.
    Ed and Betsy Smith of Cynthiana announced their world premier of “unDeserved” this Saturday, May 12, at the John L. Hill Chapel located on Georgetown College Campus.
    The film examines college kids, who often go through many trials and times of criticism during their college career.

  • Benefit concert to be held at Flat Run Veterans Park

    Licking River Outfitters announces their second annual Salute the Warriors Benefit Concert to be held Saturday, May 19, at Flat run Veterans Park.
    Licking River Outfitters welcomes the public to join in an afternoon filled of live music, games and food as they honor all veterans and active warriors who have fought to preserve the rights of American citizens.

  • Fiscal Court approves first reading of $9 million budget

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court votes in favor of proposed 2012-13 budget after first reading.
    Ordinance 264, proposed budget for 2012-13, received an unhesitant yes from all magistrates, minus absent magistrate Paula Taylor, as it outlined expected county expenditures for the next fiscal year.
    Despite unanswered issues pertaining to various requests from organizations such as the Recreation Board, the Harrison County Fiscal Court agreed to the first reading of the $9,062,906 budget.

  • Uninsured motorists risk cancellation of registrations

    Linda Furnish, Harrison County Clerk, says an important insurance law for Kentucky motorists will soon be implemented in Harrison County and across the Commonwealth.
    As mandated by the Kentucky General Assembly, the Kentucky Department of Vehicle Regulation on June 1 will begin mailing notices to owners of registered motor vehicles identified as having been without personal insurance coverage for more than 60 days.