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Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Accidents
    July 1 -- At 9:12 p.m. a non-injury accident occurred on US 62 West 10 miles west of Cynthiana. Jessica L. Conley of Ky. 3004, Berry,  was driving east on 62 when her vehicle struck a deer.
    July 2 -- At 7:14 p.m. an injury accident occurred on Ky. 36, 14.5 miles west of Cynthiana. Crystal Howard of Ky. 1032 West, Berry, was traveling west on Ky. 36 when she lost control of the vehicle in a curve. The vehicle struck a tree and went into a spin, coming to rest facing east.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 29, 2015
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Margaret Hunt, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Kara Jo Ann Kearns, settlement; proposed settlement filed.
    Estate of Earl C. McNabb, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Cordell Sorrell, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Leona Fox Shouse, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES
    James McDermott vs. Jonathan Hickman, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Property Transfers

    Commissioner’s Deed: City of Cynthiana, Kentucky, Timothy J. Lesak, unknown spouse of Timothy J. Lesak, all persons known and unknown claiming any interest in 116 Webster Avenue, Kentucky Tax Lien Fund LLC, Charter Group, LLC, US Bank Custodian for Sass Muni V DTR, Harrison County, Kentucky, The Ina Group, LLC and Kentucky Bank to City of Cynthiana, Kentucky, property on Webster Avenue and Battle Grove Avenue, $14,001.
    Randy K. Mudd and Gina K. Mudd to Jordan L. Waits, property on Rutland Road, $110,000.

  • Ten year old All Stars win 4 games in State Tournament

    Southeastern Lexington was the one team that the Harrison County All Stars couldn’t handle in the ten year old competition during the State Tournament played last week in Lexington.  

  • Luke Garnett named head coach of Georgetown track and cross country

    When long-time Georgetown College head track and field and cross country coach Todd McDaniel decided to retire, the college didn’t take long to find a replacement.  
    Luke Garnett, formerly of Harrison County and a 2006 graduate of Harrison County High School, was the logical choice.  

  • Cynthiana competitor claims third place in national championship

    Local strength athlete, Rebecca McCauley, entered the national spotlight this week as she claimed third place in the Women’s 123-pound lightweight division at the United States Strongman National Championship held in Indianapolis, Indiana.  
    McCauley was one of 120 competitors who qualified and competed in the event.  Over the course of the day, men and women competed in their respective weight-class divisions.

  • Football Alumni banquet is Aug. 8 in new fieldhouse

    The Harrison County Football Alumni Association is holding their annual banquet Saturday August 8th in the new Harrison County Fieldhouse.  The meal will be served at 5 PM with a social hour preceding beginning at 4 PM.  The social hour is a perfect time to get together with fellow football enthusiasts to go over the “good old days” and tell a few tall tales.  

  • Sports beat

    Boys’ basketball camp begins Monday
    Harrison County High School boys’ basketball coach Larry Kendall will hold his annual basketball camp beginning Monday, July 13, through Thursday, July 16. The camp is open to boys from kindergarten through 12th grade. Cost for the camp is $60 per camper and $45 for second camper from the same household. Kindergarten through fifth grade will have sessions from 8:30 a.m. to noon each day while the sixth through 12th grade will meet from noon until 3:30 p.m. daily.  

  • Summer isn’t what it used to be

    On Saturday morning, Larry Kendall and Kim Furnish stopped by the radio station to join Jim Swinford and me for the Let’s Talk Sports program.  
    They talked about the amazing number of games that the Fillies and Breds have played this summer while on summer vacation from school.  
    I say amazing number not because the number of games is more than many other high school teams play in the summer, but when I compare to my summers as a youth it is staggering.

  • Hosts Kentucky Sliders and Thunder runners-up in 11-team tournament

    The Kentucky Thunder 9 and under team and the Kentucky Sliders 8 and under team played host to an 11-team tournament at River Road Park last weekend.  
    The 11 teams played a combined 21 games in two days with the Thunder playing four times and the Sliders battling in six games.  
    The 8u Sliders opened the tournament at 9 a.m. Saturday with a tough 12-11 loss to Scott County.  
    They came back at 2:30 p.m. to hammer Southwest Lexington, 9-2, to even their tournament record.