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  • Berry residents thank court for financial support of Data Center

    A special Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting was held in Berry on Tuesday, Oct. 23.
    During the special meeting citizens of Berry were given the opportunity to give praises and concerns to the fiscal court.
    Several citizens gave thanks for the continued support of the Harrison County Fiscal Court in funding the Berry Data Center.
    The citizens informed the court that several children and young adults are able to use the resources for school work and various types of social media.

  • 3-vehicle accident injures 3

    Helicopter services were called in following a three-vehicle accident on US 62 Sunday.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak, three individuals were injured following the multi vehicle accident at the intersection of Hicks Pike and US 62 Sunday, Oct. 21.
    Peak said a vehicle driven by William Hehr, 87 of Cynthiana, was attempting to make a left turn from US 62 onto Hicks Pike when his vehicle was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Kandi Williams, 23, of Cynthiana.

  • Commissioners urge motorists to be cautious during trick-or-treating

    Cynthiana Safety Commissioner Gary  Brunker asked residents and motorists to be aware of small children in the streets during Trick-or-Treat.
    Hours for trick-or-treating will be between 6 and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, in Cynthiana for children who are 12 years old and younger.
    “I want to remind everyone that it will be getting dark, there will be small children, leaves... and just want to caution motorists to be cognizant of that,” Brunker said Tuesday.
    In other business, the commission:

  • Falmouth man joins John Lair law practice

    Long-time Cynthiana attorney John Lair is welcoming a new attorney into his practice.
    William “Joey” Verax, 25, of Falmouth was sworn in Friday, Oct. 19.
    “I’m looking forward to it,” Verax said of his new position. “I like the interaction with clients.”
    He’s no stranger to Harrison County. Verax served two summer internships with Commonwealth Attorney Doug Miller during the summers of 2010 and 2011.

  • Site of Harrison County’s Ruddle’s Fort to be part of Daniel Boone documentary

    Perhaps the most recognized military events in Harrison County history were the raids by John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders on Cynthiana during the American Civil War. However, renowned Kentucky historian Kent Masterson Brown, claims that it was another battle that has also piqued his interest.
    “I regard this as one of the most critical sites of Kentucky’s Revolutionary War experience,” Brown said of Ruddles Fort, which is on the banks of the South Fork of the Licking River near Lair, on property now owned by Dunny and B.T. Darnell.

  • New Parks and Rec taking shape

    “Our promise and goal is to build a park for our children and grandchildren to enjoy, not to pay for,” said Harrison County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett.
    Recreation has long been the backbone in many aspects of community growth.
    Due to major changes recreation is facing in the foreseeable future, perhaps a closer look is appropriate on how it all has come to this point.

  • Berry man arrested on sex crime charges

    A Harrison County man is now behind bars following a shocking discovery of child pornography on his laptop computer.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Allen Lee Moredock, 26, was arrested Thursday, Oct. 18, at his home located on Casey Mill Road near Berry.
    According to deputies, a computer was seized during a search warrant by the Kentucky State Police.

  • Citizens give praise for Berry Data Center success

    A special Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting was held in Berry on Tuesday, Oct. 23.
    During the special meeting citizens of Berry were given the opportunity to give praises and concerns to the fiscal court.
    Several citizens gave thanks for the continued support of the Harrison County Fiscal Court in funding the Berry Data Center.
    The citizens informed the court that several children and young adults are able to use the resources for school work and various types of social media.

  • Resurfacing project begins Tuesday

    Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 23, a resurfacing project will begin on portions of KY 356 (White Oak Pike), KY 982 (Edgewater-New Lair Pike) and KY 1032 (Colmansville Ridge-Berry Kelat Road)  in which traffic may be restricted to a single lane during daytime paving operations. Delays are possible. Watch for flaggers as well as trucks entering and leaving the highway. This resurfacing project is expected to be complete by Oct. 31.

  • Breds Soccer headed to state

    For the first time in the history of Harrison County Boys' Soccer, the Thorobreds have claimed the regional title and are headed to state.

    The Breds defeated Montgomery County, 2-0, on Saturday night to claim the regional title.

    They will play in the semi-state at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Boone County.

    It will cost $7 to get in and no passes will be accepted.