Today's News

  • Kingston Kai Custard

    Kingston Kai Custard was born to Tara Ross and James Custard of Cynthiana on Aug. 27, 2012 at Central Baptist Hospital.
    He weighed 8 lbs. and is welcomed by his brother, Kaydon, and sister Keylee.
    Maternal grandparents are Debra (Bill) Selin of Cynthiana and Mike Ross of Aberdeen, Ohio.
    Paternal grandparents are Larry and Victoria Williams of Cynthiana.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Marki Elisabeth Mirabito, 21, and Jacob Donald Stephens, 22, married Aug. 4, 2012.
    Sue Ann Mattox, 40, and Garland David Sanders, 57, married Aug. 4, 2012.
    Nora Marie Bales, 33, and Kevin Lee Harman, 32, married Aug. 10, 2012.

  • When properly handled, melons can be a safe treat

    The recent salmonella outbreak traced to cantaloupes grown in Indiana has many Kentuckians concerned about consuming melons, but it doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to abstain from eating this fresh summer delicacy. When properly handled, melons can be a safe, satisfying treat.
    Here are some tips on how to safely handle melons:
    • Buy melons from a local, reputable source. The shorter the distance food has to travel from farm to table, the less of a chance that microorganisms have grown on the produce. Microorganisms need time to multiply.

  • Smith-Doyle plan outside wedding

    Tom Smith and Rosemary Smith announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jenifer Rose Smith, to Adam Ray Doyle.
    Doyle is the son of Mark and Julie Doyle.
    An outside wedding has been planned at the Cardome Center in Georgetown, Ky., Saturday, Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. A reception will follow.
    All friends and family are invited.

  • Crouse-Reed to marry Oct. 20

    The Rev. Roger and Diana Crouse announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Megan Marie Crouse of Berry, Ky., to Elwyn Blane Reed of Woodville, Miss.
    The couple met in 2010 at Redbird Mission in Clay County, Ky.
    Crouse is a 2002 Owen County High School graduate and a 2007 graduate of Kentucky State University. She works in the Harrison County school system.
    Reed is the son of Elwyn and Stephanie Reed, also of Woodville where he was home schooled. He is a Trailer Technician at Fleet Services Incorporated of Georgetown.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Aug. 27, 2012
    Estate of Addie Louise Mullins Sparks, probate hearing; order entered.
    In re: Theresa Lynn Shope, probate hearing; order entered.
    In re: The interest of James Webber Davis, probate hearing; order entered.
    Merrill Northcutt Jr. vs. Edward Bogner, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    St. Elizabeth Medical Center vs. William F. Howard, motion hour; summary judgment.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case Reports
    Aug. 14 – At 9:15 p.m., Mike Mattox reported that his daughter is being harassed with text messages.
    Aug. 15 – At 11:40 p.m., Dana Creech, Leawood Drive, reported that someone removed prescription medications from her purse that was locked in the medicine room at Shady Lawn.
    Aug. 15 – At 3:02 a.m., Jacob A. Dale, Pleasant Street, reported that his roommate set his belongings outside their apartment without his knowledge and that a laptop computer, Compaq pocket PC and 15 DVDs were stolen.

  • 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.

    Aug 18 – At 10:20 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 1032. A vehicle owned by Lavonne Lyons was parked near KY 1032 and was hit by an unknown driver.
    Aug. 20 – At 4:22 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62. Deborah Barnett was backing out of a parking lot and struck a parked car owned by Ethan Prows.

  • Property Transfers

    Quit Claim Deed: Rita Mae Hazelbaker to Rita Mae Hazelbaker and Ronald Eugene Hazelbaker, property on Gasser Lane, $1.
    Peoples Exchange Bank to Steven L. Hailey and Kathleen M. Hailey, Tract 2 of the Jones Property Minor Subdivision, $40,000.
    Charles C. Tribble to Chapel Mastin and Rachel Mastin, property on Paddy’s Run (Cynthiana and Ruddles Mills Turnpike), $20,000.

  • HMH joins Kentucky Hospital Association’s new quality initiatives

    Harrison Memorial Hospital has joined the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) in an effort to improve patient care and reduce health care costs in the commonwealth. Hospitals throughout the state are collaborating to reduce preventable readmissions and hospital acquired conditions (HACs). KHA has been awarded a contract, in partnership with The Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA), by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to support the Partnership for Patients (PfP) campaign.