Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report




    July 8 at 6:08 a.m. -- injury, US 27 North, Cassandra Toomey, 16, Falmouth, driving a 1998 Toyota Camry.

    July 7 at 8:44 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 36 West, Donnie A. Moore, 23, Cynthiana, driving a 1987 Chevrolet S10 struck Brandon K. Holbert, 19, Cynthiana, driving a 1996 Honda Civic.

    July 9 at 1:20 p.m. -- non-injury, US 27 North, Norma Turner, 60, Wilder, Ky., driving a 2004 Honda Civic.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, July 22

    Blood Drive. The Kentucky Blood Center will be conducting a blood drive at 3M, New Lair Road, on Thursday, July 22 from 6:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Kentucky’s Lakes. Thursday, July 22 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Learn all about fishing Kentucky’s lakes, creeks, and streams with Bill Roberts from the Harrison County Extension Office.

    Prize Book Store. Will be open Thursday, July 22 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

    FRIDAY, July 23

  • Births

    • Lillian Jade Hollon

    Lillian Jade Hollon was born to Amanda Courtney and Jack Hollon III of Berry, Ky. on July 13, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz.

    • Olivia Taylor Russell

    Olivia Taylor Russell was born to Renae Russell (Smith) and Jacob Russell on May 26, 2010 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. She weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz.`

  • Curing is key to successful storage

    Potatoes, garlic and onions:  these tree vegetables are staples worldwide partly because of their versatility and partly because of their storage-ability. Late July and August is when our spring planted onions, garlic and potatoes reach maturity and are ready for harvest. If you want to harvest some new potatoes, onions or garlic before they reach maturity enjoy them at the table in short order but if you want to store them it is important to harvest them at the correct time.

  • Museum Musings

    * Log Cabin, Oct. 13, 1944 -- “S. J. Stewart, of this city, on Tuesday assumed his new duties as manager of the Crescent Flour Mill, owned by O. W. Robinson, Knoxville, Tenn., who operates a number of mills.”

  • Purse back with owner after being lost at HCHS graduation

    To the editor:

    My appreciation and gratitude goes out to the kind and honest person who gave security a purple wristlet purse at Harrison County’s graduation. Thank you so much!

    Faith Cundiff

    Lexington, Ky.


  • Births

    •Evan David Melcher Beam was born to Erin Melcher Beam and Matt Beam on July 1, 2010 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He weighed 6 lbs. 15.6 oz.

  • FSA News

    July 15 final acreage reporting date for all crops

    Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds agricultural producers of the acreage reporting requirements that must be met prior to receiving program benefits. Filing an accurate acreage report for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage and prevented planting acreage, can prevent the loss of benefits for a variety of programs. July 15 is the final date to certify all crops, except small grains, including the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

  • Harrison County Court


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding June 30, 2010


    Mary E. Fodor vs. Rickey L. Cox, domestic violence; dismissed.

    Becky Lanay Lewis vs. Kenneth Wayne Lewis, domestic violence; dismissed.

    Chastity Jane Richardson vs. Harold Eugene Richardson, domestic violence; dismissed.

    Christin Lynn Covey vs. Geoffrey David Saylor, domestic violence; dismissed.

    Debbie Ann Eubanks vs. Keevin Paul Smith, domestic violence; continue EPO.


  • Cooking with herbs

    Celebrity chefs say people eat with their eyes first.  Then, they serve up a deliciously crafted work of art on a plate.  It may be true, but most of us use our senses of smell and taste to satisfy hunger.