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Today's News

  • Officials hopeful that neighbors on the look-out will reduce crime

    When a large group met at the Cynthiana Christian Church for a Neighborhood Watch presentation last Thursday evening, Kay Withers was among those in attendance.

    A summer resident of Cynthiana and a winter resident of Marion County, Fla., Withers is part of a similar Citizens Patrol group in the Sunshine State.

    “It was something to do in the neighborhood and a way to get to know people,” she said.

    In Florida, Withers said she volunteered at least four hours a month for the program developed by the Sheriff’s department.

  • Ally Elizabeth Tolliver

    Ally Elizabeth Tolliver

    Ally Elizabeth Tolliver was born to David and Elizabeth Tolliver of Cynthiana on Dec. 11, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 lbs. 9 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Debbie Galzur and Donald Wilson of Lexington, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Betty Joe Benscik and the late Don Benscik and the late Creed Wilson.

    Paternal grandparents are Tom and Jane Tolliver of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are the late Ray and Ella May Tolliver, and Freddie Richmond and the late Mary Richmond.

  • CATS tests nixed by state legislators during regular session

    While there are still two days left in the 2009 Regular Session to consider any possible vetoes as well as several other unresolved bills, the General Assembly largely wrapped up its work on Friday by passing not one but two landmark pieces of legislation.

  • Resturant Inspections

    March 12 -- Speedway, 96%, use of single service for dispensing, drip well not draining, men’s restroom.

    March 12 -- LeBus Storage, 100%.

    March 5 -- Bel-Air (Galactic Alley), 100%.

    March 3 -- Angilo’s, 94%, floor tiles missing, handles on drawers/coolers, etc. not clean, ceiling tiles leak/poor repair, mop heads not properly stored.

    March 3 -- Middle School cafeteria, 100%.

    Feb. 12 -- Leesburg Grocery, 98%, cabinets and shelving need to be sealed with acrylic, need thermometers for monitoring.

  • State prisoners to help with county’s Clean-up Week

    Harrison County transportation officer Larry Turner told members of the fiscal court Tuesday that he will provide eight state prisoners to work during Clean-up Week, Saturday, March 28, through Sunday, April 4.

    Turner said the prisoners will be brought in from the Grant County Detention Center and will be paid 65 cents for each day they work.

    County treasurer Candida Wilson told magistrates that volunteer insurance will cover them while they are in Harrison County custody.

    Turner added that he and his deputies will be monitoring their work.

  • The city has a responsibility to inform citizens, says commissioner

    When Heather Ladick addressed the Cynthiana City Commission on Tuesday, March 24, several issues of concern were exposed. An examination of these issues raises several questions. What exactly is the role of the city? What is the responsibility of the city to its residents? Other than paying taxes, do the citizens have any other obligations to their community?

  • Kali Lynn Morrison

    Kali Lynn Morrison

    Kali Lynn Morrison was born to Michael Scott Morrison and Chelsea Hall of Paris on March 17, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Rhonda and Robert Snapp of Paris; maternal great-grandparents are Henry and Phyllis Scott of Powell County.

    Paternal grandparents are Janet Highlander of Cynthiana and Michael Morrison of Sadieville; paternal great-grandparents are Evelyn and Allie Morrison of Sadieville.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT

    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding April 1, 2009

    CIVIL CASES

    Jason Earl Martin vs. Laura Nicole Martin, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Rebecca Lee Goins vs. Triad Alim, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Michael Scott Fischbach vs. Eva Marie Fischbach, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Joseph Edward Harman Jr. vs. Tabitha Louise Harman, review; no one present, remand from docket.

    Roger Kent Hutchison vs. Deanna Gayle Hutchison, review; change filed, decree entered.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 9

    Adult Book Group. The will meet Thursday, April 9 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, April 10

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Brady Wayne Christopher, March 17, son of Cherity and Wayne Christopher Jr.; Elizabeth Cay Fizer, April 1, daughter of Luke and Camilla Fizer; Alexandra Marie Hassall, April 1, daughter of Michelle and Brian Hassell; Sarah Katherine Holland, March 5, daughter of Barry and Gina Holland.

    Harrison County's Little League teams get underway at River Road Ballpark.

    Harrison County Fiscal Court is ready to implement the telephone surcharge for E-911.