Today's News

  • Academic briefs

    Midway College announces those students who received their nursing pins during a ceremony held Friday, May 10 inside the Duthie Auditorium on Midway’s campus.
    Thirty-four students earned their Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and 19 students earned their Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN).
    During the ceremony several Midway College nursing students also received honors and awards including:

  • I am not a professional photographer

    True fact: I am not a professional photographer.
    Another true fact: I am in desperate need of — something.
    As I write this I’m sitting in a park pavilion early on a Saturday morning. I’m supposed to be taking photos of a kids’ triathlon for the newspaper, but right now, as the littlest kids are in the pool and on their bikes and running their little legs off, I’m NOT taking their pictures.
    Recently, I bought a jazzy new camera, a red one, with a zoomy lens.

  • Church briefs

    Boyers Chapel will be having Homecoming services on June 9. Morning service begins at 11 a.m. with a meal being served at 1 p.m. Homecoming services to begin at 2 p.m. Special singing by the Bluegrass Gospel Travelers and the sermon will be presented by Ben Cain. Everyone is invited to attend.

    Central Christian Church will host Vacation Bible School (VBS) the week of June 3-7. The theme is “Colossal Coaster World.”

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  • Local program requesting supplies for U.S. military troops in Afghanistan

    In celebration of National Drug Court Month, the Harrison County Drug Court program is collecting supplies for active-duty soldiers in Afghanistan throughout May.
    The program is asking the public to give items the troops need and is requesting that area agencies and businesses serve as donation sites.   
     Harrison County is part of the Region 6, which also includes: Bourbon, Franklin, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Fleming, Gallatin, Kenton, Mason, Nicholas, Pendleton, Robertson, Scott and Woodford counties.

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  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding May 13, 2013
    Estate of Charles Carson Jr., probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Ricky Rae Mulwee, motion hour; (motion to withdraw), order entered.
    Estate of Louis Phillip Nickels, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of James Edward Sears, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Hazel A. Switzer, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Dorothy B. Gimpel, motion hour; motion to re-open estate sustained, order entered.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding May 15, 2013
    Teresa Barnes vs. Chad Allen Barnes, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Keith Lynn Brock vs. Jessica Lynn Brock, domestic; passed to be re-noticed.
    Cheryl Marie Faulkner vs. William K. Faulkner, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Flossie Virginia Lambert vs. Donald K. Lambert, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    James Lewis Sosbe vs. Trudy Tod Sosbe, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    May 11 – At 9:33 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62 two miles from town. Linda Allen struck a deer.
    May 10 – At 7:06 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 36 less than a mile from town. Jennifer Bowen dropped off the road and over corrected and exited the roadway completely and struck a section of fence and a tree.
    May 11 – At 9:33 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62 five miles from town. Larry Bishop struck a deer.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    May 4 – At 12:57 p.m., Patricia King, manager of Harrison House, reported that someone poured some type of liquid on the carpet in the front lobby.
    May 4 – At  1:51 p.m., police were called to Federal Drive where a 6-year-old boy had wandered away from his backyard and was at the park unattended. The sister was baby sitting and was contacted along with the mother.