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Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 6, 2011
    TRAFFIC CASES
    Ricardo Torres-Hernandez, arraignment; no operators/Moped license - guilty plea entered, 30 days to serve, $100 and costs, 20 days probated; disregarding stop sign - guilty plea entered, $25.
    Jeffrey Watts, 1966, arraignment; failure to wear seat belts; paid.
    Judy K. Whalen, 1986, arraignment; speeding 10 mph over limit; paid.
    David C. Gillespie, 1981, other hearing; apply bond and refund balance, recall failure to appear.

  • 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.

    June 16 – At 4:45 p.m., a non injury accident was reported on US 62 East. Jarret Moore was traveling on US 62 when he claimed to he blacked out and struck a culvert and a mail box before coming to a rest.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    June 17 – At 12:06 a.m., police were notified of a juvenile who would not mind her mother on Walnut Street.
    June 17 – At 10:10 a.m., police confiscated two cultivated marijuana plants at 121 Second St. One plant was growing in a pot and the other in a coffee can. No charges have been issued.
    June 17 – At 12 p.m., a Cynthiana woman reported to police that her husband violated an EPO by leaving a long text message on her phone.

  • Property Transfers

    Wanda Roberts to Vernon D. Roberts Jr., property in Harrison County.
    Coley W. Mattox and Patricia A. Mattox to Jeremy L. Garrison, property on Salem Pike, $73,000.
    Warranty Deed: Donald Dance and Marsha Dance and Gerald Dance to Matt Wolfe and Kelly Wolfe, property on Falmouth Pike (US 27), $1.
    David R. Powers and Mary Jo Powers to Marvin T. Batte and Victoria S. Batte, property at 110 Highland Ave., $110,000.
    Michael Sosbe and Angela A. Sosbe to Carla S. Walker, Block E on Springdale Avenue, $69,000.

  • New Drivers

    Randi Schweitzer, Bryan Carroll, Alyassa Campbell, Shelton Moore, Gabrielle Richie, Daniel Blayne White, Robert Puckett, Chelsey Ishmael, and Shawn Tobin.

  • Citifinancial changes name, celebration event planned for Saturday

    On July 1, the CitiFinancial office located at 105 Lawson Drive, Georgetown, Ky., will change its name to OneMain Financial.
    Carl B. Hackney, branch manager, indicates the name change will not impact the products and services customers have come to know and appreciate, stating “we’ll continue to work with each customer, one-on-one, to find a loan option that’s right for them and be here when they need us. The new name better fits who we are and what we do.”

  • Murder-for-hire plan foiled

         It’s a bizarre case that spans several counties and targets a local public official in a murder for hire plan.
         Now, the suspect is in jail and was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Nicholas County on two felony charges of conspiracy to commit murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felony.

  • Summer feeding program underway

     All children 18 and under are invited to the free meals provided by the Family Resource programs at noon Monday through Friday at River Road Park. Meals will continue to be available through July 29.

  • Officers nab arson suspect

         Police have arrested a suspect allegedly involved in a triple arson case following his confession last week.
         Just as authorities were preparing to make an arrest in the June 18 and 19 fires in Cynthiana, the suspect turned himself in.
         “At approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night, our suspect came knocking on the door of the fire house saying that he wanted to confess what he had done,” said Cynthiana Fire Chief Jay Sanders.

  • Couple weds in California ceremony

    Tanya Brum Da Silveira of Los Angeles, Calif., and Malaga, Spain, and Michael Harpel, Los Angeles, Calif., were united in marriage on May 28, 2011, at 6 p.m. in Chino Hills, Calif., by the Rev. Dennis Stahl.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father. She wore a unique pink and black dress of her own design, with matching hat and black veil, topped with a Spanish Mantilla. Her bouquet was self-made of pink and black buttons.