Today's News

  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding May 5, 2009


    Brenda Mick, 1971, preliminary hearing; probation violation; admits violations, probation revoked.

    Matthew E. Peak, 1982, probation  revocation hearing; probation violation; admits violation, probation revoked.

    Leonard P. Henry, 1952, sentencing; assault fourth degree-minor injury; sentenced to 240 days in city jail, probated 2 years, costs.

  • St. Edward to hold Open Houses on May 7 and 21

    To the editor:

    The end of the school year will be here before you know it. We invite you to consider joining us in our mission of forming the mind, heart and soul of children. To that end, St. Edward offers a preschool program which serves children ages 3, 4 and 5 and a school which serves students kindergarten through fifth grade.

  • Reunions


    The descendants of Omer and Daisy Brooks  are invited to a family reunion on May 17 at 1 p.m. at 239 Northside Drive. Meat will be provided for a cookout. Bring a covered dish, drinks and old pictures.

    Call 235-0930 or 588-4177 after 7 p.m. for more information.


  • The streak ends, Fillies fall to Bourbon

    The fourth time was the charm for the Bourbon County Colonels on Tuesday night as they finally got over the hump and defeated visiting Harrison County, 8-4.

    The loss for the Fillies ends an impressive 21-game winning streak and dropped their record on the year to 27-4.

    Earlier in the year, Harrison County defeated Bourbon County three times, twice by close scores and once in a blow out.

  • Engagements

    • Mark Garabrandt and Amanda Darnell will marry on Aug. 29, 2009 at Stamping Ground Baptist Church at 5:30 p.m.

    • Shannon Michelle Wade and Kevin William Farrell will marry on May 23, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. at Connersville Christian Church.

  • Soldiers to be honored in May 16 salute

    When the 101st Engineering Battalion of the Army National Guard returned from a 12-month deployment in Afghanistan, the soldiers were released to their families in Ashland.

    Harrison Countians have waited two months to give a soldiers’ welcome to the men and women who served their country.

    On Saturday, May 16, the 97 soldiers of the Cynthiana Guard unit will be honored during a daylong Freedom Salute being planned by the local Soldier Support Group. The day will begin with an 8:30 a.m. parade through downtown Cynthiana.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Donald Caleb Covington, March 17, son of Ernie and Johnnie Covington; Lyric Gabrielle Moore, May 4, daughter of Jamie and Rachel Moore; Taylor Marie Reffett, May 2, daughter of Chris and Candy Reffett.

  • Tracksters 2nd at Scott Co.

    The Harrison County track teams had only one meet last week. They ran at Scott County on Tuesday, but the Fleming County Invitational was rained out on Friday.

    Both the Breds and Fillies  placed second out of 11 teams at the Scott County All Comers. The boys (132 pts.) finished second to Scott County (199.5), but well ahead of third place Woodford County’s 69 points.

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding May 6, 2009


    Savannah Lee Biddle vs. Jarrod Theron Biddle, domestic; testimony taken, decree signed.

    Andrea Lynn Holland vs. Jason Aron Holland, domestic; testimony taken, decree signed.

    Jessica Marie Jewell vs. Donald Ray Jewell, domestic; testimony taken, decree signed.

    David Wayne Slugantz vs. Paula Dean Slugantz, domestic; testimony taken, decree signed.

    Leslie Denise Baker vs. Donald Gene Baker Jr., review; (for entry of orders), orders entered.

  • New plans for the suburban green

    Some rather funny polling from Consumer Reports suggests both good and bad tendencies when it comes to America’s lawn care habits. 

    The good news is that 43 percent of the people polled plan on spending more time this year in their outdoor spaces. Some plan on entertaining more at home this summer; others suggest that they are competing with their neighbors to have the prettiest yard on the block.