Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 8, 2013
    Kelli R. Wedding, 1974, arraignment; burglary-second degree (amended) - guilty plea entered, $100 and costs; retaliating against participant in legal process (amended) - guilty plea entered, 180 days, probated, $100.
    Steven W. Price, 1989, to enter plea; drug paraphernalia-buy/possess, possession controlled substance-third degree, public intoxication controlled substance; guilty plea entered, 90 days, costs.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding July 17, 2013
    Timothy Harney vs. Tyra C. Harney, motion hour; findings and decree entered.
    Harry Theodore Hempy vs. Tomya Gae Hempy, domestic; agreed order, testimony taken, findings and decree entered.
    Stephen Dahmer vs. Marilyn June Dahmer, motion hour; (motion for contempt), agreed order entered.
    William Dwayne Denton vs. Amanda Ross Denton, review; order entered.
    Stacey J. Navarre vs. George Robert Navarre, review; agreed order entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding July 16, 2013
    Penny N. Fryman, 1976, motion hour; motion to seal record granted, order to be entered.
    Steven Sheangshang, 1977, review; receiving stolen property under $10,000, theft by unlawful taking, persistent felony offender-first degree; case remanded.
    Suelynn Carter, 1977, sentencing; complicity fraudulent use of credit card under $10,000, theft by unlawful taking; 2 year sentence probated.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    July 9 – At 12:33 p.m., police were called to Kentucky Bank regarding a possible forged check. A witness told police that Amanda R. Easley attempted to cash a check on an account of Chris Dailey for $130. The check had been altered. A complaint is pending.
    July 9 – At 5:43 p.m., Barry D. Turner and McKayla F. Shaw  reported that they had been threatened by former tenants. They were going to seek complaints with the county attorney’s office.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    July 11 – At 1:40 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27 10 miles from town. Sharon Linville was traveling on US 27 when a deer jumped into the road causing her to strike the deer.
    July 12 – At 10:30 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27 one mile from town. Tamera Fairfield was attempting to pull into a gas station when she was struck by a vehicle driven by Jason Skaggs.

  • Stallions
  • USDA announces results for 45th CRP general sign-up
  • Leaders hiding Sunshine Law behind cloud

    For years you have read my stories, columns and editorials about how different entities violated Kentucky statutes by closing government meetings when there wasn’t a valid reason behind the decision.

    Recent actions of our leaders make it obvious that they don’t understand that our legislators developed the Kentucky Open Meetings Law to keep the public’s business public. 

  • School renovations on track for fall completion


    Contractors and school officials say school projects are still on schedule despite early unforeseen problems.

    According to Harrison County Assistant Superintendent David Case, a tentative date for the high school renovation completion is sometime late September.

  • Eye exam required for children entering public school for first time

    Parents will soon be busy making their back-to-school lists. School supplies and new clothes may be at the top of those lists, but an eye exam should be included as well.

    State law requires that children ages 3 through 6 who are entering a public school or preschool program for the first time have a vision exam.