Cynthiana commissioners voted to hold off transferring the lease of the house on the hill at Flat Run Veterans’ Park.
Known by several titles, the Handy House, Ridgeway and Chestnut Hall, the structure has been a topic of discussion since the city and county purchased the property in 2003 and made plans to have the building demolished.
With less than two months left to go before a Dec. 31 deadline, the city of Berry has only recently broken ground on the installation of storm drainage pipes downtown. Nevertheless, Mayor Ken Abner is confident the work will be done on time.
Though the exact date is still in question, Biancke’s owner Mary Todd Ashbrook is determined to have the south wing of her restaurant back open in time for the holidays. In fact, before Thanksgiving if at all possible, she said.
Fast on the heels of Operation Black Friday, which resulted in over a dozen drug-related arrests in Harrison County alone, Champions for a Drug-Free Harrison County is sponsoring a community meeting to discuss ways to address the epidemic and heal the damage that drug addiction has on the community and its families.
Cynthiana Police were called to Walmart about 11:15 Monday for an injury accident.
According to Cpl. Walter Tapp, Daniel Northcutt, 38, was exiting from a parking space when his foot slipped from the brake to the accelerator causing his vehicle to slam into the driver’s side door of Joyce Gerstein, 57.
Gerstein was transported to Harrison Memorial Hospital where she was treated and released.
Thirteen men and women were picked up in Harrison County last Friday morning as part of the statewide Operation Black Friday drug sweep.
Kentucky State Police, Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and Drug Enforcement Special Investigations (DESI) East began knocking on doors at 9 a.m. Friday and lodged 34 charges against the 13 individuals.