Today's News

  • NHOA collecting holiday gifts for nursing home residents

    The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass (NHOA), which includes Harrison County, is once again accepting holiday gifts to fulfill gift wishes of residents living in nursing homes.  Now in its fourth year, the Silver Bells Holiday Gift Drive brings a little extra cheer for residents who will otherwise receive no gifts during the holidays.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 15, 2012
    Estate of Irene F. Bragg, probate hearing; will admitted.
    Estate of Sheridon Lee Hausberger Dance, probate hearing; will admitted.
    Estate of Joe G. Hamm, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Francis Taylor Vest, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Ernest Leo Williams, probate hearing; passed.
    Southern States vs. John Goheen, motion hour; (motion to amend), amended judgment entered.

  • 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.
    Nov. 9 – At 6:59 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 1054 four miles from town. Kimberly King was traveling on KY 1054 when a deer came into the road causing her to hit the deer.
    Nov. 15 – At 7:30 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27 10 miles from town. Dawn Barnes was traveling on US 27 when a deer came into the road causing her to hit the deer.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Nov. 1 – At 6:30 p.m., police took a missing persons report on a 17-year-old girl who apparently ran away from home. She was found just a few houses away from her own.
    Nov. 1 – At 11:43 p.m., Kelly Mattix of Walmart reported that she saw a man pushing a cart with a television and home entertainment center through the doors without paying. The man was identified as William Mullins. A citation has been issued.

  • P&Z Training Session

  • HMH completes renovation, expansion project

    Harrison Memorial Hospital has completed the rehabilitation services department and cafeteria renovation project, which provides additional square footage, more equipment and more offerings for individuals in our service area.

  • Veterans fish fry

  • Chief Johnson honored

  • Bark is better than bite

    There are certain trees that consistently remain my favorites.  
    When I think about their common characteristics, one thing stands out: the bark.  Interesting bark is always there, whether the tree is leafing out, blooming or showing dramatic fall color.  
    Bark remains constant whether the tree is good, bad, pretty or ugly.  
    Bark has become one of those things we look to when deciding on what to plant, but have you ever thought about the function of bark?  

  • Local input requested for NRCS Farmbill Program

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) administers the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), a federal program that provides technical and financial assistance to land users to address natural resource concerns. NRCS is asking for local input for the fiscal year 2013 program.