Today's News

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding March 20, 2012
    Robert L. Richards Jr., 1954, pretrial conference; criminal possession forged instrument-second degree; guilty plea entered, 2 year sentence, pretrial diversion for 5 years.
    Jill Edmondson, 1968, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; hearing held, 2 year sentence imposed.
    Ray Yarnell, 1972, sentencing; flagrant non-support; 1 1/2 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Mark Gray, 1986, sentencing; robbery-second degree; 7 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding March 21, 2012
    Susan Denise Pike vs. Harold Joseph Pike Jr., review; remand from docket upon arrearage paid in full.
    Marisa Ann Ray vs. Nicholas Alexander Nicholas, motion hour;  order entered.
    Kathy C. Caswell vs. Dale W. Caswell, motion hour; motion withdrawn.
    Tracy Childers vs. Timothy Childers, review; order tendered.
    Melissa Craig vs. Wesley K. Craig, motion hour; motion passed to be re-noticed, 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.
    March 17 – At 10:45 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 1298. Tony King struck a deer and ran off the road.
    March 18 – At 5:34 p.m., an injury accident was reported on US 62. Elizabeth Gross was traveling on US 62 when her car dropped off the side of the road causing her to over correct and drive across the oncoming lane of traffic and into a ditch where she hit a tree.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    March 1 – Pamela Bush, First Street, reported that an individual had taken her SSI debit card and Kentucky ID as well as jewelry. On March 20, Bush notified police that the new SSI card she was to receive had been sent to another address. When she called to check on the card she was told it was sent to the address that was given in a follow up call. That card was then used to withdraw $540 from her account. A warrant is being sought for the suspect’s arrest

  • Thorobreds win fifth straight Tuesday 9-1 over Fleming County

    Senior Justin Nutter got his first start on the mound Tuesday and things didn’t go exactly as planned as the first-year Thorobred was wild, walking three, hitting one batter, giving up two hits and one run in two and one third innings.  
    On the other hand, the struggles on the hill didn’t bother his hitting any as he went three for four and drove in four runs in the Thorobreds 9-1 defeat of the Fleming County Panthers Tuesday in Flemingsburg.  

  • Passing budgets and bills

    FRANKFORT — The Commonwealth’s two-year budget plan continued to dominate much of the Senate’s attention this week.

  • Real Cat lovers bleed blue

    Due to the time of the year, I believe it is time to have a little Cat Talk.

    I am not a sports writer by any means but, since our sports writer is from Indiana, I feel it only fair that the Kentucky basketball team have some kind positive spotlight this week before they go to battle their in-state rivals.

  • Where is God?

    Every time my town has an event that draws a lot of people, from a Saturday’s farmer’s market to a festival or parade, a local pastor and members of his church are there, handing out gospel tracts.

    During the St. Patrick’s Day parade, Brother Troy was on the corner, handing out tracts.

  • Fillies battle Grant County to 7-7 tie as darkness prevails

    The Harrison County Fillies battled the Lady Braves of Grant County Thursday night in Dry Ridge to an unusual verdict in high school softball.  
    The game ended in a seven-all tie due to darkness. Grant County does not have lights.    The tie makes the Fillies record 0-1-1 while Grant County is 1-1-1.  (Since this game the Lady Braves have won four in a row and now stand at 5-1-1).  

  • Tennis team bounces Bourbon Co. for first win

    The Harrison County tennis team traveled to Bourbon County Monday night and came away with a sweep as both the girls’ and boys’ teams won.
    The Fillies won all of the matches that were included in the scoring taking the contest 5-0.  
    Alycia Schaum won the No. 1 match 8-0 over Tina Stieglitz, Megan Lopez eased past Fran Vandongen 8-4, Shelby Tucker edged Angelica Garza 6-4, and Autumn McGrew took a close one from Haley West 6-5.