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Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Nov. 5, 2009

    PROBATE CASE

    Estate of Nettie Frances Feltz, settlement; final settlement filed.

    FELONY CASES

    Billy H. Bevins, 1974, show cause deferred/installment payment; paid.

    Harold E. Richardson, 1979, show cause deferred/installment payment; convert $100 fine to 20 hours community service.

    Charles A. Tucker, 1983, show cause deferred/installment payment; convert $100 fine to 20 hours community service.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Ashton Brooke Fuller, 18, and Hargis Dalton Fryman, 19, married Oct. 24, 2009.

    Tara Michelle Heavener, 20, and Dustin Thomas Hardin, 21, married Oct. 24, 2009.

    Stephanie Rashae Parrish, 22, and Tyler Garnett Barnes, 27, married Oct. 31, 2009.

    Patricia Lynn Earls, 40, and Benjamin Edward Morris Jr., 37, married Nov. 5, 2009.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    Nov. 6 – At 10:47 a.m., Darlene Perez, Broadway Avenue, reported that someone broke into her storage building on Waterworks Road. A washer, dryer and chain saw were missing.

    Nov. 6 – At 12:27 a.m., Chad Herrington reported that his tires were slashed while parked on Federal Avenue.

    Nov. 6 – At 4 a.m., Ptl. Brian Hassall reported that while he was processing Joey Mitchell, who was under arrest on multiple charges, Mitchell kicked a hole in the wall in the booking area of the police department.

  • Handy House lease to be drafted for city, historical society approval

    A draft lease of the Handy House continues to be considered by the Cynthiana City Commission.

    Commissioners met during a workshop meeting Monday morning to discuss and review a draft lease which will allow the Harrison County Historical Society to lease the building at Flat Run Veterans’ Park from the county and city at the rate of $1 per year.

    At Monday’s workshop meeting, Commissioner Billy Grayson questioned the future use of the house.

    “What is it going to be used for?” Grayson asked the commission.

  • School Menus

    Nov. 23-27

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Pancakes, ham sticks, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: No school

    FRIDAY: No school

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast and jelly, fruit or juice, variety of milk.

  • 18 arrested in early morning drug raid

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, along with the Kentucky State Police and Drug Enforcement Agency have arrested 18 individuals following an early Thursday morning drug raid.

    According to a press release from the Sheriff’s department, the arrests were the conclusion of a five-month long investigation jointly conducted by the Sheriff’s department and KSP’s Drug Enforcement Special Investigation (East Branch).

    “There will be more to come,” said Sheriff Bruce Hampton. “If you’re dealing, we’re looking.”

  • Giving the gift of hope

    To a child who has nothing, a shoe box containing peppermints, flip flops and a painted wooden school bus, means they have something to smile about.

    Last year, 7.9 million shoeboxes were sent to children in 130 countries. Since Operation Christmas Child began in 1993, 69 million shoeboxes have been sent from the United States.

    For many of these children, who live in poverty, it’s the only gift they have ever received, said Dawn Arnold, who along with Nicky Power, head up the local effort to get each church and civic group in Harrison County involved.

  • Some Browns’ businesses are changing

    Two buildings owned by former mayor Jim Brown will soon be closing.

    The Oddville branch of Farmer’s National Bank will close Nov. 1, Brown’s wife Kay said.

    Kay Brown said the building is deteriorating and would cost more to repair than to build a new building in its place.

    “We’re going to tear the building down,” Brown said, adding that future plans include building a new Oddville branch in the same location.

  • HMH adds restrictions to visitors

    Harrison Memorial Hospital administration has posted signs restricting visitors to the obstetrics area to those over 18 years old.

    “Those babies don’t have any immunities yet,” said Sheila Currans, HMH administrator, adding that they are also asking anyone who has a suspicion of flu symptoms to refrain from visiting the hospital’s patients.

    “We hope people understand our need to do that,” Currans said.

  • Pay city tax bills by Nov. 30 to beat 20% penalty

    “The tax bills are due,” said Commissioner Mark Mattmiller at Tuesday evening’s city commission meeting.

    Mattmiller said the city has mailed the 2009 property tax bills and anyone not receiving a tax bill or receiving an incorrect tax bill should contact the city clerk’s office at 234-7150.

    Mattmiller said mortgage companies have honored those taxes being paid through escrow accounts and those residents will not receive a tax bill.

    Tax bills paid after Nov. 30 will face a 20 percent penalty, Mattmiller said.