Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 24
    Free Thanksgiving Meal will be served at the Harrison County High School cafeteria on Thanksgiving Day. The meal is free but please call 588-3712 and let us know you are coming. There will be Christmas crafts for the kids. Transportation can be provided. If unable to join us at the high school and would still like a meal, delivery will be available. Call the same number for deliver. Presented by Unity Christian Church.
    MONDAY, Nov. 28

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 14,  2011
    Estate of David A. Blanton, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Homer Hiten, probate hearing; will admitted and order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Larry Wayne Humphrey, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Martha Ann Hyatt, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Fannie Lou Martin, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Janet Marie Mattox, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Nov. 15, 2011
    David J. Foster vs. Kentucky Bank, motion hour; motion for scheduling order granted, order entered, motion for a protective order overruled.
    First National Bank of Lexington vs. Mark Crupper, show cause hearing; remanded from docket.
    Deutsche Bank National Trust Company vs. Penelope Allen, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    BAC Home Loan Servicing, LP vs. James D. Stamper, motion hour; motion to reschedule sale granted, order entered.

  • 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.
    Nov. 15 – At 10:20 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 392. Bonnie Couch was traveling on KY 392 when she noticed a vehicle in her lane and swerved to miss the vehicle and ran into a fence and ditch line.

  • FSA offers producers a free online news service

    USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, John W. McCauley announces that farmers and ranchers in Kentucky now have a more efficient, timely option for receiving important FSA program eligibility requirements, deadlines and related information.

  • ‘Click It or Ticket’

    With the holidays upon us, millions of Americans are hitting the road to visit with family and friends.  The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) wants every celebration to be a joyous occasion, so travelers are reminded that state and local law enforcement will be out in force through the Thanksgiving weekend, sending the strong message to “Click It or Ticket.”

  • Fatal accident on US 27 North

    Travelers should avoid US 27 North around the 11 mile marker. Law enforcement and emergency responders are on the scene of a two vehicle accident that resulted in a fatality.

  • Checklist for preparing for winter

    Several years ago I made the mistake of leaving the water pump in the barn instead of storing it in the basement.  
    Well, I found out why Daddy always stored it in the basement during the cold days of winter. When I got the pump out to do some irrigation the following summer, the primer tank had split right open.  
    A little bit of moisture was left in the tank and it froze.  The tank is made of cast iron so imagine what a little moisture might do to your favorite terracotta pot.

  • Yearbook photo deadline is Dec. 1

    OK folks. This is the last call for photos for the annual Cynthiana Democrat Yearbook.

    Don’t wait until the day after the deadline, which is Dec. 1, to bring in a picture in hopes that it will get published. This has happened the last two years.

  • Sunrise Homemakers Club travels to northern Harrison County

    The Sunrise Homemakers Club wanted to do something different for their June outing. They brainstormed several ideas. What could they do that would cost little money and save energy? The idea of traveling in our own county made sense. Since the club originated in the Sunrise area, and several members of the club had never been to the northeast part of the county. Why not visit there?