Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Bowlers roll over Scott Co.
    in Sunday road match
    The Harrison County bowling team continued its magnificent season rolling over the Scott County Cardinals in a Sunday match at Joyland.  
    The Fillies won the girls’ match taking six of seven games to run their record to 9-1 (50-20). Kelsi Caldwell led the Fillies in pins with a two-game total of 307. Mikayla Fryman with 261, Heather Randolph with 239, Rebecca Switzer with 230 and Jessica Wilson with 224 were instrumental in the victory as well for the Fillies.  

  • Kentucky Education Commissioner visits Harrison schools

    Students in Ashley Hunt’s fourth grade class at Southside Elementary were visited by Kentucky’s Education Commissioner Dr. Terry Holliday on Monday. Dr. Holliday also visited Harrison County Middle and High schools in his tour. Superintendent Andy Dotson and Southside principal Steven Fowler accompanied Holliday on his visit at Southside.

  • Gunman changes plea in April 5 shooting

    Formal sentencing will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21, for Andrew Hill, who changed his plea in Harrison District Court last week, prior to the Feb. 16 and 17 scheduled trial.
    Hill, 20, pleaded guilty to 15 criminal counts related to an officer-involved shooting, which occurred on April 5, 2011.  
    The commonwealth attorney recommended a total of 11 years in jail on the charges including: three counts of first degree assault, 10 counts of first degree wanton endangerment, one count of resisting arrest and one of receiving stolen property (firearm).

  • Harrison prisoners soon headed to Bourbon County

    Topping of the agenda for the special Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting held on Monday, Feb. 13, was the issue of changing the detention center used to house Harrison County inmates.
    Harrison County jailer Larry Turner was present at the meeting to inform the court that changes could be made to save money in the jail funds.
    “We currently are using Grant County Detention Center to house most of our inmates; however, we have the opportunity to start using Bourbon County again,” said Turner.

  • City gives first nod to raising liquor fee

    Those who sell mixed drinks or package liquor could be paying more to the City of Cynthiana.
    Commissioners approved the first of two readings required to pass an ordinance increasing the fee on liquor sales Tuesday night.
    The increase from 2 percent to 4 percent would not become effective until May 1.
    City Clerk Charleen McIlvain told commissioners at a special meeting last week that between July 1, 2011, and Jan. 20, 2012, the city received $257.52 in administrative fees on the sale of restaurant liquor.

  • Nationally ranked

    The Harrison County High School varsity cheerleaders returned home with hardware from the UCA National Cheerleading competition in Orlando, Fla. The cheerleaders, coached by Jessica Reynolds, finished fifth in the nation following a Sunday finals competition behind two other Kentucky schools, Southwestern in Pulaski County and Perry County Central.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Feb. 8, 2011
    Lenore Baker vs. Robert Wayne Baker, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Daniel Keith Bennett vs. Jennifer Lindsey Bennett, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Yvonne A. Kondelis vs. Albert B. Hatterick, domestic; agreement filed, decree entered.
    David M. Baird vs. Dana F. Baird, motion hour; (motion for contempt), motion re-noticed.
    Kelly Anne Barnett vs. Glenn Gray Barnett, motion hour; agreed order entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 7, 2011
    Anthony Dewayne Mealy, 1967, pretrial conference; motion withdrawn.
    Joseph Palmer, 1983, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to violations, probation to be continued.
    Charles Wilson, 1982, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to violations, probation to be continued.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 2, 2011
    Lacey Levart, 1979, show cause hearing; bench warrant remains outstanding.
    Suelynn M. Carter, 1977, contempt hearing; community service complete, remand.
    Clayton Cooper, 1991, review; 20 days probated.
    Daniel H. Dennis, 1965, review; motion withdrawn.
    Samuel N. Ford, 1989, show cause deferred/installment payment; drug paraphernalia - buy/possession; previously 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.

    Feb. – At 6:50 a.m., an injury accident was reported on Old Lair Road. Diana Herrington was traveling on Old Lair Road when an unknown vehicle ran her off the road causing her to hit a tree.