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Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Oct. 6, 2012
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Debra Lynn May, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of James Gilbert McBee, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Jack Price, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES
    Housing Authority of Cynthiana vs. Wanda Brewer, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Housing Authority of Cynthiana vs. Jessica Curtis, court trial; dismissed.

  • 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.

    Sept. 30 – At 1 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Robinson Renaker Road. Kelsey Wood was traveling on Robinson Renaker Road when she rounded a curve and lost control causing her to strike a fence and tree before coming to a rest in a ditch.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Oct. 4 – At 6:25 p.m., Karen Edwards of Thrift Food Mart reported a drive off without paying for gasoline. The driver came back the next day and paid.
    Oct. 5 – At 2:05 p.m., police investigated a domestic violence incident that occurred on Cherokee Drive.
    Oct. 5 – At 4:57 p.m., Tony Cadle reported that his Samsung Stratosphere phone was missing from Hinkston Avenue.
    Oct. 5 – At 9:42 p.m., police were called to a family disorder on Cherokee Drive.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Special election, 4th, 6th district races confusing

    Voting on Nov. 6 may be confusing if voters haven’t done their homework.
    As if the congressional district split wasn’t enough, voters will be filling an unexpired term of 4th Congressional District Rep. Geoff Davis, said Harrison County clerk Linda Furnish.
    Davis was elected in 2005 and resigned his seat in July 2012, citing family health reasons.

  • ARSON SUSPECTED

    “We have a fire bug,” said Charles Allen Carson of the Harrison County Fire Department following three barn fires overnight on Tuesday into Wednesday.
    Those four bring the total to 13 for Harrison and Nicholas counties over the last week.
    Carson said Kentucky State Police arson investigator Curtis Combs has been called in to sift through what remains of the burned buildings.
    On Monday night, firefighters were called to the Harrison/Nicholas County line for two fires, one of which was in Harrison County and belonged to Avi Bear.

  • Marching Thorobreds advance in Simon Kenton finals

    The Harrison County Marching Thorobreds performed at the second annual Simon Kenton Band Classic on Saturday, Oct. 6.  
    A solid preliminary performance placed the band at the top of Class A where it took caption awards for best Musical Performance, Best Visual Performance, and Best General Effect.  
    The band was in fifth place overall at the end of the preliminary round. In finals, the band had an amazing performance and jumped one place to fourth overall, beating a much bigger and very talented Conner High School Band.  

  • Clifford chosen for national convention

    A Harrison County beef cattle farmer looks to learn a few tricks at a midwest youth leadership convention.
    Only five from Kentucky will make their way to Nebraska for the Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium and Harrison County Senior Lincoln Clifford will be filling one of those spots.
    According to Clifford, Harrison County Ag. teacher Todd Brannock encouraged him to submit an application to be chosen for the event, which will be held in Lincoln Neb., Nov. 2-5.

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Bullard celebrates 40 years in Cynthiana

    In celebration of Bullard’s 40th business anniversary in Cynthiana, Jed Bullard, chairman of the company’s board of directors, presented Cynthiana Fire Chief Jay Sanders and Harrison County Fire Chief Charlie Carson with Bullard T320 Thermal Imagers for their fire departments.
    During the ceremony, which was attended by more than 250 Bullard employees and guests, Jed Bullard thanked the mayor, city council and citizens of Cynthiana for their graciousness and hospitality during the last 40 years.