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  • 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
  • Winter Weather Awareness Week: ‘Be aware, be prepared, have a plan’

    Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has signed a proclamation declaring Nov. 14-18 as “Winter Weather Awareness Week” in the Commonwealth.
    As the winter weather season is approaching, Harrison County Emergency Management, Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM), the National Weather Service (NWS) and the Kentucky Weather Preparedness Committee (KWPC) would like to remind you to “BE AWARE - Be PREPARED – Have A PLAN!”

  • Ch. Mystikos N Kettle Cove Celtic Love CGC
  • Kuster participates in Kentucky District Judges College

    District Court Judge Charles W. Kuster, who serves serves Harrison, Nicholas, Pendleton and Robertson counties, participated in the 2011 Kentucky District Judges College that took place Oct. 18-21 at the Administrative Office of the Courts in Frankfort.
    The AOC provided the judicial education program for the state’s District Court judges.

  • Keep money in Cynthiana

    The Cynthiana Chamber of Commerce will be launching a local campaign on Nov. 26, to encourage citizens to shop locally.
    Businesses come and businesses go in a small community like Cynthiana.
    With economical times being as they are, small community businesses are finding it harder and harder to stay afloat and keep their doors open.
    Now that Christmas is just around the corner, small businesses will be looking to keep local money from finding its way outside the city limits.

  • Recipe for Reading

    Austin Dacci, Harrison County schools nutrition coordinator, coaches Eastside fifth grade student Quenton Turley while he slices steak for sandwiches at the annual Recipe for Reading held at the Extension Office last Friday and Monday. With the conclusion of this year’s program, over 1,200 fifth graders have gone through the Homemaker-sponsored program.