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Today's News

  • Thomas James Gibson - Birth

    Thomas James Gibson was born to Matthew and Autumn Sadler Gibson of Portsmouth, Va. on May 27, 2008 at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. He weighed 9 lbs. 9 oz., and is welcomed by his sister Brooklyn.

    Maternal grandparents are Kevin and Linda Stone of Berry and the late Billy Sadler Jr. of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Billy and Rosemary Sadler, Anna Fowler, all of Cynthiana, and the late Wilburn Fowler, Jeanie Fryman of Berry, Ky., and Frank and June Moran of Millersburg.

  • Dog sniffs out suspect cash

    The Harrison County Sheriffs Office seized thousands of dollars in suspected drug money last weekend thanks to the skills of the departments K-9 unit, Szem.

    Det. Paul Olin said he and another deputy were on a separate investigation last Friday night when they noticed the driver of a vehicle make several traffic violations.

    Dep. Nathan Gasser was called in to observe the vehicle, and Olin said he also saw the alleged violations. After stopping the car, Gasser asked the driver for consent to search.

    The driver denied Gassers request.

  • Museum Musings

    *Cynthiana Democrat, March 8, 1928 -- Comwells Comments -- Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was established on third day of May 1898, with 29 charter members; officers installed, R.B. Lyne, Exalted ruller; J. Irvine Blanton, Leading Knight; A.S. Rice, Esteemed Loyal Knight; G. W. Rowland, Esteemed Lecturing Knight; L.S. Williams, secretary; Dan R. Kimbrough, treasurer.

  • Academic Briefs

    HERRINGTON

    A local resident received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Transylvania University on Saturday, May 24, during a commencement ceremony on the front steps of historic Old Morrison.

    Nicholas County High School graduate, Melody Dawn Herrington, earned a degree in economics and a communications minor. Herrington is the daughter of Billy and Linda Herrington of Cynthiana.

    LEITH

    Julianna Leith, of Cynthiana, has accepted Maryville Colleges Highlander Scholarship and plans to enroll at the private Liberal arts college this fall as a member of the Class of 2012.

  • Sean Patrick Powers - Birth

    Jaclyn McKee and Hannah Marie Powers would like to announce the birth of their brother, Sean Patrick Powers. He was born to David and Lyn Pretzsch Powers on Jan. 10, 2008 at Keesler Medical Center in Biloxi, Miss. he weighed 8 lbs. 13 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Robert Bob and Barbara Pretzsch f Cynthiana, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are Jack Powers of Titusville, Fla. and the late Doris Powers.

  • Sparks to coach at Mississippi College

    Mississippi College head football coach Norman Joseph has announced the hiring of Jason Sparks as the Choctaws new defensive line coach.

    Were very happy to add Jason to our coaching staff, said Joseph. He has experience with our defensive scheme and his enthusiasm and coaching style are a great fit for our defense. Im anxious to see him work with our defensive front.

    Sparks, a 1999 graduate of Harrison County High School, will work with a defensive front led by All-ASC senior defensive end Brannon Willisson.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    General Warranty Deed: Michael Fuller and Christina J. Fuller to Don Johnson and Cheryl R. Johnson, 10.000 acres on Salem Pike, $35,000.

    Todd C. Doan and Terri A. Doan to Mildred S. Brooking, Tract 3 - 5.1520 acres of Doan Plat, $86,100.

    KY-TENN, Incorporated to MSJ Construction Co., 0.2323 acre at 430 E. Pleasant St., $207,000.

    Michelle L. Smith to George E. Baisden and Rita J. Baisden, Lot 2-A of Franklin Lane Division (79 Franklin Lane), $156,000.

  • Community Calendar

    SATURDAY, July 19

    Yard Sale / Pancake Breakfast. Saturday, July 19 beginning at 8 a.m. Rain or shine, Main Street, Berry, Ky. Proceeds to benefit the Berry Lions Club.

    MONDAY, July 21

    HCHS Council. The Harrison County High School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet July 21 at 4:30 p.m. in room 106. All meetings are open to the public.

    Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, July 21, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriffs office for a training session (no items on the agenda). The meetings are open to the public.

  • District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding July 7, 2008

    CIVIL CASES

    Clark Regional Medical Center, Inc. vs. Bonnie R. Couch, motion hour; motion for default granted for principal of $2,426.07 and post-judgment.

    Asset Acquisition Group, LLC vs. Larry Woodruff, motion hour; motion for default granted in principal of $3,557.64 and post-judgment.

    Ishmael Properties vs. Mindy Young, court trial; hearing held, forcible detainer granted, to vacate on or before July 11.

    SMALL CLAIMS

  • Picnic planned for military families next weekend

    Cornerstone Christian Church is sponsoring a military picnic with the families of those fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    The event is planned for Saturday, July 26 at Little Switzerland Park, located at 1720 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

    This is going to be a special event with games for the kids starting at 3 p.m. Hot dogs, hamburgers and sides will be served at 5 or 6 p.m.

    Dinner will be followed with special recognition for the military and drawings for prizes given by local businesses (including boys and girls bikes)