Today's News

  • Arrests not answer to heroin problem, say officials

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    It was an unintended consequence, but state laws that made it more difficult to abuse prescription pain medication and crystal meth was one of the factors that fed an epidemic rise in heroin abuse across Kentucky in the last five years.

  • Pendleton sheriff talks about son’s suicide in community program

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Teen suicide is not inevitable. It is preventable, said Pendleton County Sheriff Craig Peoples in his keynote speech at the annual Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County community meeting Monday night.

  • Hospice volunteers make lasting impression on families

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Though Hospice involves a team of professionals skilled in all aspects of palliative care, those who make the greatest impact on families and caregivers are often the dozens of their dedicated volunteers, said Kelly Kendall, Coordinator of Volunteer Services at the Cynthiana branch of Hospice  of the Bluegrass. 

  • Suspect uses box cutter to rob Dollar Store

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Police are again searching for a man wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt who snagged  money that did not belong to him.

  • Fiscal court vote on Handy House questioned; timing in poor taste

    The Harrison County Heritage Council (HCHC), a duly formed non-profit under IRS Section 501(C)(3), would like to express its extreme disappointment in the Veterans Day vote taken by six members of the Harrison County Fiscal Court.
    It is our understanding, that with the urging of Magistrate Frank Henson, the vote to demolish Ridgeway (aka The Handy House) was moved upon citing two reasons: safety/security and lack of action by our organization.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Oct. 19 -- At 7:02 p.m., police were dispatched to Kens gas station where a man had entered the store wearing a hooded sweatshirt and brandishing a knife. The man went around the counter telling the clerk to give him money. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Nov. 7 -- At 10:45 p.m., an  injury accident occurred on Robinson Road about 11 miles from the city limits. Haley Powers of Shawhan Road was traveling behind Alexia King of Robinson-Berry Road. Powers was passing King, who turned left on Robinson-Berry Road. They drove themselves to HMH for treatment of their injuries.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 10, 2014
    Estate of Marjorie Browning, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Anna Sue Fite, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered.
    Estate of Wadonna Layne King, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    James Reed Hope, 1973, show cause hearing; bench warrant to remain.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Nov. 14, 2014
    Michael Allen Taylor vs. Casey Elizabeth Trapp, domestic; agreement reached, testimony taken.

  • Property Transfers

    David A. Welch to David A. Welch-Trustee of the David A. Welch Revocable Trust, property on US 62 in the City of Claysville.
    David A. Welch to David A. Welch-Trustee of the David A. Welch Revocable Trust, property on Claysville Road (US 62)  and Bell Road.
    David A. Welch to David A. Welch-Trustee of the David A. Welch Revocable Trust, Lot 3 in the Claysville precinct.
    Bradley G. Yearsley-Attorney-in-fact for Andrea D. Yearsley nka Andrea Maples and Allen Maples to Adam Scott Hornbeck and Ashley Hornbeck, property on Boyers Chapel turnpike, $347,500.