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  • New eWarrants living up to hype, say officers

    Not even a month old to Harrison County and eWarrants are living up to the hype they started.
    The eWarrant system, which started on Nov. 10, has already helped law enforcement serve approximately 25 warrants.
    “The days of eluding warrants is quickly becoming a thing of the past,” said Harrison County Sheriff’s Detective Paul Olin.
    People were once able to get out of being served warrants by constantly moving around from city to city, according to Olin.

  • One injured in Tuesday morning wreck

    Police were called to an injury accident Tuesday morning at Southside Plaza where one person was taken to Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    Edward Ford III, driving a 2007 Ford Explorer,  crossed the parking lot and struck a 2009 Tomos Scooter, driven by Ernest Lee Lyons, according to Sgt. Wilbur Gross of the Cynthiana Police Deparment.
    Lyons was taken to the hospital with an injury to his right shoulder.

  • Suspects charged, stolen property recovered

    One suspect is in jail and officials are questioning others in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars worth of irrigation pipe.
    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department received a call from the Scott County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday, Nov. 18, regarding an irrigation wagon that was found in Scott County.
    The wagon was believed to belong to Neil Ishmael of Harrison County, which had been missing from his farm located on Sweetcorn Lane in Berry since Nov. 15.

  • Dec. 17 is target for US 27 bridge opening

    The goal is to have traffic on the new bridge by Friday, Dec. 17, said Nancy Wood, public information officer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 6.
    When the bridge opens, thru traffic will be closed to Church Street. The north end of Church Street will be blocked off so that motorists coming into Cynthiana from the north will be required to cross the bridge.
    Wood said Church Street will remain closed through the winter with a re-alignment of the street to resume in the spring.

  • Harrison family receives a home for the holidays

    “Home for the holidays” may mean a homecoming for some families, but it has a completely different meaning for one Harrison County family.
    Susan Pike, Ricky Hughes and the four children they share have a new home.
    Through the efforts of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Home Assistance program, which is formerly Habitat for Humanity, Susan and Ricky can call 3 Citation Lane theirs.
    Susan applied for a house in 2007. Since that time, her family went through some changes as did the Home Assistance program.

  • Hunting opportunities available to persons with disabilities

    A former Georgia hunter has taken his passion for the outdoor life and given back to those who deserve the most.
    Robin Gassett and his wife Ellen have been taking their love of hunting and sharing it with those who are sometimes forgotten.
    “Our goal is to give those who want the chance to hunt an opportunity to make a life-long memory,” said Robin Gassett.
    Robin and Ellen are co-owners and operators of the Licking River Outfitters.

  • Law enforcement recovers some stolen property

    Following a recent rash of thefts in Harrison County, law enforcement has had a break.
    On Thursday, Nov. 18, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department received a tip from Scott County Police that an irrigation wagon matching the description of one that had been taken from Neil Ishmael’s Harrison County farm had been found in Scott County.
    The next day, another irrigation wagon was recovered. This one belonging to Jeremy Burden, also of Harrison County.

  • Family thankful for new home

    A Harrison County family has something for which to be extremely thankful this week... a home.
    Susan Pike, Ricky Hughes and their four children were awarded a Cynthiana-Harrison County Housing Assistance (formerly Habitat for Humanity) home on Sunday.
    They have been renting the home since June. However, on Sunday, the family became homeowners.
     

  • Police arrest man three times in three weeks

    He’s been arrested three times in the last three weeks on charges ranging from theft to drugs.
    Zachary D. Pollitt, 21, was arrested Monday night on charges of possession of a controlled substance and prescription drug not in proper container.
    Cpl. Walter Tapp alleges that Pollitt is attempting to buy illegal prescription drugs, which has been the reason for his three-week crime spree that began on Oct. 29 when he was charged with alcohol intoxication.

  • BEATING THE RAIN

    Estill Barnett of the Cynthiana Public Works department and Michael Knipper worked early Tuesday morning vacuuming leaves on Church Street before the rain began. Leaves that are raked to the curb are collected on the same day as the trash schedule.