Today's News

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, June 29, 1950 - “Fire, which started shortly before midnight, Friday, June 23, gutted five buildings on the east side of Walnut Street’s congested business area. Swept by the flames were a three-story brick furniture store, liquor dispensary, restaurants, hardware company warehouse and Disabled American Veteran’s clubroom, all of which are located beteen Bridge and Pike streets.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Paige McVey, Sept. 20, daughter of Richard L. and Jharon L. McVey; Kaitlyn Ann Rollins, Oct. 17, daughter of Ben and Holly Rollins.
    The auditioned choral group for Harrison County High School has been asked to sing at Disney’s Epcot Center for their 2000 Candlelight Processional and Massed Choir. Seventeen students will fly to Orlando, Fla. for the Dec. 9 performance.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Oct. 25 2010
    Estate of Bradley T. Earlywine, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Sandy Halleen, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered.
    Estate of Deborah Fields Smith, probate hearing; order entered.
    Julian R. Gray vs. Gordy Roberts, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Ishmael Properties LLC vs. Deena Wiglesworth, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Oct. 20, 2010
    Christina Fogle vs. Mark Fogle, show cause hearing; remand from active docket upon motion, paid.
    Shawna Lee Lenz vs. Robert Stanley Lenz, motion hour; (motion for review), agreed order of support entered.
    Jacinda Lynn Nichols vs. Ricky Dale Nichols, motion hour; (motion for child support), agreed order of support entered.
    Brandy Renee Northcutt vs. Jeffrey Allen Northcutt, motion hour; (motion for review), agreed order of support entered.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Case reports
    Oct. 27 – At 8 a.m., a report of emergency protective order violation was made.
    Oct. 21 – At 1:55 p.m., Diana Palmer reported that her mother’s credit card was used without permission.
    Oct. 23 – At 9:30 a.m., Anita Tackett, Nebo Road, reported that a barn was broken into. Taken were two bulldozer batteries and two used batteries.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Oct,. 26 – At 12:57 p.m., Serelda Duckworth, Walnut Street, reported that three checks were taken from her check book, forged and cashed at Farmers National Bank, Food Lion and Walmart for a total of $169.20.
    Oct. 21 – At 1:21 a.m., a report was in regards to an alleged rape that occurred on Old Lair Road. The investigation into the incident remains open.
    Oct. 21 – At 11:30 p.m., police were called to Apple Market for a disturbance.

  • Three arrested in purse snatching incident

    Three men were arrested in Bourbon County on Thursday following a violent purse snatching in Millersburg.
    According to a press release from the Kentucky State Police, a woman was confronted by two males wearing masks as she got out of her vehicle on Third Street in Millersburg.
    “The female victim was struck in the head with a blunt object and her purse was taken,” stated the press release.

  • Kurz injured following Sunday’s wreck

    A Harrison County teen is in serious condition at the University of Kentucky Medical Center after a Sunday evening wreck on KY 32 West.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Steve McCauley’s report, Jordon Kurz, 17, was airlifted to UK after he apparently lost control of the 1999 Cadillac Deville he was driving.
    He ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.
    The report also states that speed may have been a factor in the accident, which occurred at 9:40 p.m.

  • Thorobred Band heads to Mid-State following state competition

    The Harrison County Marching Band traveled to South Oldham High School last Saturday to compete in the KMEA State 4A class Semifinals.
    Under the direction of Harrison County Band director John Merz, the Marching Thorobreds finished 14th out of 16th bands competing in the semifinals.
    Madisonville-North Hopkins went on to win the class 4A championship followed by Grant County in second, South Oldham in third, and rounding out forth was John Hardin High School.

  • Grand jury returns six indictments in Tuesday’s session

    On Nov. 2, the Harrison County grand jury issued six indictments.
    Elizabeth Bolen, 24, was accused of second degree burglary, when she allegedly entered the home of Mary J. Shelly.
    She was also charged with theft by unlawful taking of more than $500, but less than $10,000, from Shelly.
    Bolen faces a third count for criminal mischief in the third degree. The grand jury alleges that she knowingly destroyed or damaged Shelly’s property.  
    All offenses allegedly occurred on or about Aug. 23. Her bond has been set for $5,000.