Today's News

  • Births

    • Hadley Ireland Mattox

    Hadley Ireland Mattox was born on April 8, 2010 to Adam and Lauren Mattox of Cynthiana at St. Joseph East Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs., 14 oz.

    • Bracken James and Brynleigh Ann King

    Bracken James and Brynleigh Ann King was born born to Josh King and Leigh Ann Lusby on Jan. 29, 2010 at St. Joseph East Hospital. Bracken weighed 3 lbs. 9 oz. and Brynleigh weighed 2 lbs. 14 oz..

  • UPDATE: Search at Richland Creek continues Thursday

    The search for a possible person swept away by flood waters will resume Thursday afternoon.

    Harrison County Search and Rescue crews and county firefighters began searching the area around Richland Creek Wednesday after a call came in to dispatch shortly after noon, with the caller saying he thought he heard someone scream and saw what appeared to be a person being carried down the creek.

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge William Guy Hart Jr.

    presiding May 3, 2010


    Estate of William G. Hill, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, co-executors appointed.

    Estate of Houston R. Rose, probate hearing; will probated, order dispensing.


    GE Money Bank vs. Cathy Jo Bowman, motion hour; default judgment granted and signed.

    John M. Hunt vs. Joseph McKenzie, court trial; forcible detainer granted, 7 days to move.


  • Reunions



    The Buena Vista Alumni Banquet will be held at the First United Methodist Church Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 6 p.m. All former students, teachers, alumni and friends are welcome.

    For reservations call Dorothy Slade at 234-5835 by May 11. The meal will be $13 per person.


  • Crews search Wednesday afternoon for possible person swept away in creek

    Harrison County Search and Rescue crews and county firefighters continue to search Richland Creek, after receiving a call shortly after noon Wednesday reporting a possible person being carried downstream.

    “The caller said he saw what he thought to be a person go down the creek with dark hair,” said Search and Rescue spokesperson Jeana Craft.

    Craft said around 20 emergency workers are positioned down the creek at various locations, looking for any signs of a person or animal.

    No reports of a missing person have been made at this time.

  • Sports Shorts

    Fillies clinch region berth with win over Nicholas County

    The Harrison County Fillies clinched a berth in the 10th region tournament with a win at Nicholas County Thursday night. 

    The win clinched the first-round bye in the three-team district and means the Fillies will be in the region tournament, which they host at Shirley Field beginning May 31. The Fillies gathered 10 hits, three walks and took advantage of four Lady Bluejacket errors to score the seven runs. Senior Kaitlyn Shepherd had four hits to lead the Fillies.

  • Royalty takes to the track

    Brian Royalty of Cynthiana simply overpowered the field to win the 30-lap feature for the Bee Creek Recycling Late Model Series at Corbin Speedway on Saturday evening, May 8.

    Royalty started on the outside of the front row for the main event, beat polesitter Gregg Carby of Lexington into the first turn at the drop of the green flag and was in control for the rest of the way.

    Russell Smith of Williamsburg managed to move past Carby for second place in the third and fourth turns on that first lap, but was unable to closely challenge Royalty.


  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding May 4, 2010


    Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Jason Duckworth, motion hour; (motion to confirm report), final report approved.

    Flagstar Bank, FSB vs. John Riggs, motion hour; motion granted.

    Commonwealth Financial Systems, Inc. vs. Alan L. Gooden, motion hour; motion granted.

    Kentucky Bank vs. Thomas A. Hindbaugh, motion hour; (motion to dismiss), motion granted, order entered.

    Taylor, Bean and Whitaker Mortgage Corp. vs. Amy A. Hill, motion hour; motion passed.

  • Tennis teams dominate Bourbon Co., split with Clark, Montgomery

    Last week was a busy week for the Harrison County tennis team as they played matches Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 

    Bourbon County was the first opponent and both the boys and girls beat the Colonels. 

    The boys won all nine matches: six singles and three doubles contests. 

    The girls had a little more difficulty winning three of the six singles and sweeping the two doubles matches. 

  • Marriage Licenses


    Nicole Rae Moore, 25, and William Ashley McNees, 23, married Feb. 20, 2010.

    Heather Raye Jewell Gayle Marla Kaye Callahan, 26, and William Thomas Gaunce, 32, married Feb. 14, 2010.

    Katherin Francis Kelly, 17, and Karl Moreland Baker, 19, married March 23, 2010.

    Bonnie Elizabeth Beckett, 56, and Billy Thomas Dawson, 39, married March 17, 2010.

    Shelli Marie Fisher, 33, and Steven Todd Pelfrey, 36, married March 20, 2010.

    Mildred Dolores Earley, 52, and Anthony Wayne Perkins, 51, married to April 2, 2010.