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Today's News

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 7, 2011
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Anthony Dewayne Mealy, 1967, pretrial conference; motion withdrawn.
    Joseph Palmer, 1983, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to violations, probation to be continued.
    Charles Wilson, 1982, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to violations, probation to be continued.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 2, 2011
    FELONY CASES
    Lacey Levart, 1979, show cause hearing; bench warrant remains outstanding.
    Suelynn M. Carter, 1977, contempt hearing; community service complete, remand.
    MISDEMEANOR CASES
    Clayton Cooper, 1991, review; 20 days probated.
    Daniel H. Dennis, 1965, review; motion withdrawn.
    Samuel N. Ford, 1989, show cause deferred/installment payment; drug paraphernalia - buy/possession; previously dismissed.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Feb. – At 6:50 a.m., an injury accident was reported on Old Lair Road. Diana Herrington was traveling on Old Lair Road when an unknown vehicle ran her off the road causing her to hit a tree.

  • Teen injured in ATV/sledding accident Friday

    A Friday evening ATV wreck sent one juvenile to the UK Hospital in critical condition.
    According to a Harrison County Sheriff’s report, the juvenile was severely hurt following an ATV accident which occurred around 6:45 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10, on McDowell Road.
    According to the investigation conducted by Deputy Nathan Gasser, two juveniles were playing in the snow; one was pulling the other behind an ATV on a plastic sled when the accident occurred.

  • Strawzell-Crowdy exchange vows in October ceremony

    Steve and Rhonda Strawzell announce the marriage of their daughter, Crista Rae-Jean Strawzell, to Richard Thomas Crowdy. The couple was united in marriage on Oct. 1, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church in Cynthiana, Ky. Pastoral officiates were Chuck Cooper, Jimmy Owens, Dave Thurman, and Steve White.
    Strawzell’s maid of honor was her sister, Kelsi Strawzell.  Cousins and best friends of the bride who served as bridesmaids were Lauren Anderson, Emily Duszynski, Kara Mattox, Caryn Ray, and Megan Shaftner.

  • Brown files new fees in bankruptcy case

    After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in U.S. District Court, attorneys for Kay Brown have filed an amended fee schedule.
    As last reported, the U.S.  District Court trustee  Samuel Crocker, questioned Brown’s hiring of three law firms to oversee her bankruptcy proceedings.
    Crocker called the retainers Brown paid “substantial.”
    According to Crocker, Brown had already paid $199,789.44 to the firms of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston and The Bolog Firm, both of Maryland, and Spurgeon and Tinker of Lexington.

  • Cigarette makers to serve federal time

    A federal judge sentenced local cigarette manufacturers to prison for their admitted roles in avoiding tax payments on their cigarettes over a two-year period.
    Robert Ammerman, 71, will serve 18 months in jail and his son, Mike, 47, will serve 15 months. The Ammermans are the owners of Farmers Tobacco Co. of Cynthiana, makers of Kentucky Best cigarettes and other brands.

  • Womans Club holds February meeting

    The Womans Club held their February meeting at the Cynthiana Christian Church. Bonnie Teater, president, presided at the meeting. Vivian Smith gave the blessing and Spiritual Values.
    Anna Ruth McLoney presented Beverly Pierce and Anastasia Raines who provided the music.
    Lottie Barlow introduced Marvin Sullivan who presented the program ‘Story Teller.’ He also played his harmonica.
    At the business meeting, two guests, Zetta Donavan and Betty Ann Selin, were introduced.

  • Noble-Whirls plan April wedding

    Mr. and Mrs. George M. (Resa) Noble announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lydia Le-Nelle Noble, to Andrew James Whirls, son of Mary Repko Whirls of Cynthiana and the late James F. (Froggie) Whirls Jr.
    Noble is a 2010 graduate of Harrison County High School and is employed by Kohls of Georgetown. She is the granddaughter of Larry K. and the late Joyce Fuller and Daniel L. and the late Goldie Noble, all of Cynthiana.

  • Chapman-Milner to marry March 3

    Jessica Chapman of Cynthiana, Ky., daughter of Keith and Melissa Chapman, and Kristopher Milner of Milford, Ky., son of Kevin Milner and Wendell and Kim McNabb, announce their forthcoming marriage.
    The couple will wed on March 3, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at Marriott Griffin Gate officiated by Wade McNabb, minister. Formal invitations have been sent.
    Chapman is a 2007 graduate of Harrison County High School, and a 2011 graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is employed by the Scott County Farm Bureau Insurance Company.