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Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 24

    Men's Book Group. Thursday, Sept. 24 at 5:30 p.m. Discussion will be "Tuesdays with Morrie" by Mitch Albom in the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Feix Community Room. Refreshments will be served.

    SATURDAY, Sept. 26

  • Two behind bars after Friday arrest

    Two men are behind bars after Friday afternoon arrests by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department.

    Steeve Alexis, 27, from West Palm Beach, Fla. and Reese Garrison, 22, of Harrison County, pulled into the driveway of a North Church Street residence around 4 p.m., where they were both arrested, Harrison County Sheriff’s Detective Paul Olin said Tuesday.

    “They had actually stopped the truck and we pulled up behind them,” Olin said.

  • High school student injured in Friday wreck

    A Friday afternoon accident sends a high school student to the hospital.

    According to Sgt. Wilbur Gross, HCHS junior James R. Blair, 17, was traveling southbound on New Lair Road around 3:19 p.m. when Blair said he misjudged the curve, over corrected and came to rest in an embankment on the opposite side of the road.

    “It appears the subject may have flipped,” Gross said.

    Blair was driving a 1996 maroon four-door Volvo.

    Gross said speed seemed to be a factor.

  • Salaries of school personnel released

    The top 25 paid school salaries made up $2,013,859.14 of the district’s $16,183,904 salary budget for fiscal year 2009.

    According to Julie Asher, director of finance, there are 678 people employed by the Harrison County school district, 10 less than was on the payroll for 2008.

  • Engagements

    •Rachel Martin Yaden and Wesley Thomas Furnish. The wedding will take place on Oct. 10, 2009 in Vero Beach, Fla.

    •Leslie Perkins and Donald Jones Jr. The wedding will take place on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. at Unity Christian Church.

    •Benita Lynn Harper and Dennis Allen Custard to marry on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. at Victory Christian Church in Lancaster, Ky.

  • County to use grant to purchase 300 acres in Claysville

    Negotiations are incomplete for the purchase of property in the Claysville area, but it appears Harrison County will soon have a 300-acre nature preserve/outdoor education area.

    At Tuesday’s Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting, members voted 6-2 to spend a Heritage Land Conservation Grant for $450,000 for property owned by Maryanna Robinson.

    According to Judge-Executive Alex Barnett, the county will have to pick up the cost of the house that is on the property. The grant does not allow for the purchase of dwellings, he said.

  • Church Briefs

    ANTIOCH MILLS CHRISTIAN CHURCH

    Antioch Mills Christian Church invites all ladies to stop in Friday, Sept. 25, 6-9 p.m., for a relaxing evening of shopping and socializing with your friends … jewelry, candles, purses, makeup, cooking, home decorating, and much more. 

    Drawings and door prizes will be held throughout the night.

    Everyone is welcome.

    COLEMANSVILLE

    CHRISTIAN

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    Sept. 14 at 10:13 p.m. -- injury, US 62 West, Felecia A. Burton, 36, Cynthiana, driving a 2007 Dodge Caravan struck a deer.

    Sept. 12 at 10:12 p.m. -- injury, Pughs Ferry Road, Stephanie E. Dewitt, 43, Cynthiana, driving a 2003 Chrysler Concorde.

    Sept. 4 at 2:20 p.m. -- non-injury, KY 32 West, David McCrory, 59, Cynthiana, driving a 2004 Kawasaki struck Lester Johnson, 46, Cynthiana, driving a 2007 Fleetwood Revolution.

  • Webb sent to grand jury

    Bass Webb, 30, was in a Bourbon County courtroom last Wednesday - the last of two arraignments for two charges of attempted murder.

    Webb allegedly tried to run over a Bourbon County deputy jailer and pre-trial officer on July 31.

    Later that day, Webb confessed to police that he had killed his girlfriend Bryia Runiewicz, 31, at her residence on New Lair Road in Harrison County.

    According to Bourbon County Circuit Clerk Beverly Smits, Webb’s case has been sent to grand jury.

    No trial date has been set.

  • ‘He was exactly what a senator should be’

    Mary June Brunker was 13 years old when she saw Ted Kennedy.

    It was 1965 and Brunker attended the inauguration of President Lyndon Johnson.

    Laying on top of a car parked on a Washington D.C. street, Brunker said she turned her head to come face to face with Kennedy.

    Brunker, it appeared, made herself at home on top of Kennedy’s ride.

    “Get off the car,”ee^Brunker said her mother yelled at her.

    “Don’t worry about it,” Kennedy called back in reply.