Today's News

  • New economic development recruiter hired for Harrison County

    The county hired three new full-time employees during the Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting Tuesday..
    The first order of business was to vote whether or not to hire Economic Develop Recruiter Darlene Bussell.
    “To my knowledge it has been five years since we have had a recruiter for Harrison County,” said County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett. “I feel that the time is right and we can expect positive things coming from her.”

  • HMH offers Safe Sitter classes

  • Longest Day of Play

    2012 Longest Day of Play 207 children attend the seventh annual Harrison Memorial Hospital-sponsored event at Flat Run Veterans” Park last Thursday, June 14. Local businesses and organizations joined together to provide 18 different booths that promoted physical activity including an inflatable jumping house, basketball, archery, potato sack races and soccer.  Pictured are some of the kids who joined in the fun.

  • Education

    Kurry Aloysuis (Ollie) Gasser, son of Scott and Dawn Gasser, graduated with honors from Model Laboratory School in Richmond, Ky. He received a full scholarship to Morehead State University.
    Gasser is the grandson of Judy and Donnie Florence and the late David Gasser, and Jim and Brenda Marcum.
    Ronette Lynn Jones has achieved the honor of being named to the honor roll at Kentucky Christian University for the 2012 spring semester. The honor roll is grated to full-time students who earn a grade point average of 3.3 to 3.74.

  • 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.
    June 19 – At 3:30 p.m., an injury accident was reported on US 62. Harold Stevens was attempting to turn onto Wornall Lane when he was struck by Carl Cooper in the front right tire.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding June 20, 2012
    Cherity Christopher vs. Royce Wayne Christopher Jr., domestic; testimony taken, findings and decree entered.
    Linda Kay Switzer Puckett vs. Gordon Freddie Pickett, domestic; testimony taken, findings and decree entered.
    Lavaughn Jean Rumford vs. Robert Lee Rumford, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Candy L. Wolfe vs. Matthe B. Wolfe, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

  • Harrison County District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 18, 2012
    Estate of James R. Bailey II, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Doris Baylor, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Ershell H. Manning, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Raymond J. Wiedemer Jr., probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Mack McKinley vs. Tracy Aubrey, other hearing; order entered.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 28
    Women’s Book Group. Thursday, June 28 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be The Scent of Rain and Lightning. Refreshments will be served the night of discussion.
    Historical Book Group. Thursday, June 28 at 4:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. The book for discussion will be Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.  Refreshments will be served the night of discussion.
    FRIDAY, June 29

  • Therapist receives training in ancient technique

    Touch of Health Massage Center is adding an ancient technique to its list of pampering and therapeutic massages.
    Although the tradition of MediCupping bodywork therapy, or simply called “cupping,” dates back to ancient China, Egypt and Greece, it recently just found its way to Cynthiana’s own massage center.

  • Citizens speak out about proposed smoking ban for Cynthiana

    By Kristie Hamon, Summer intern
    At the June 26 Cynthiana City Commissioners’ meeting, many citizens spoke about a smoking ban and about potentially dangerous playground equipment.
    Connie Webber spoke against the idea of a smoking ban. She read a letter to the editor she wrote to the Cynthiana Democrat.
    “I choose to patronize the smoking establishments as much as possible,” Webber said. “We can respect each others space and air, simply by distance and courtesy.”