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Today's News

  • Resturant Inspections

    March 12 -- Speedway, 96%, use of single service for dispensing, drip well not draining, men’s restroom.

    March 12 -- LeBus Storage, 100%.

    March 5 -- Bel-Air (Galactic Alley), 100%.

    March 3 -- Angilo’s, 94%, floor tiles missing, handles on drawers/coolers, etc. not clean, ceiling tiles leak/poor repair, mop heads not properly stored.

    March 3 -- Middle School cafeteria, 100%.

    Feb. 12 -- Leesburg Grocery, 98%, cabinets and shelving need to be sealed with acrylic, need thermometers for monitoring.

  • State prisoners to help with county’s Clean-up Week

    Harrison County transportation officer Larry Turner told members of the fiscal court Tuesday that he will provide eight state prisoners to work during Clean-up Week, Saturday, March 28, through Sunday, April 4.

    Turner said the prisoners will be brought in from the Grant County Detention Center and will be paid 65 cents for each day they work.

    County treasurer Candida Wilson told magistrates that volunteer insurance will cover them while they are in Harrison County custody.

    Turner added that he and his deputies will be monitoring their work.

  • The city has a responsibility to inform citizens, says commissioner

    When Heather Ladick addressed the Cynthiana City Commission on Tuesday, March 24, several issues of concern were exposed. An examination of these issues raises several questions. What exactly is the role of the city? What is the responsibility of the city to its residents? Other than paying taxes, do the citizens have any other obligations to their community?

  • Kali Lynn Morrison

    Kali Lynn Morrison

    Kali Lynn Morrison was born to Michael Scott Morrison and Chelsea Hall of Paris on March 17, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Rhonda and Robert Snapp of Paris; maternal great-grandparents are Henry and Phyllis Scott of Powell County.

    Paternal grandparents are Janet Highlander of Cynthiana and Michael Morrison of Sadieville; paternal great-grandparents are Evelyn and Allie Morrison of Sadieville.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT

    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding April 1, 2009

    CIVIL CASES

    Jason Earl Martin vs. Laura Nicole Martin, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Rebecca Lee Goins vs. Triad Alim, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Michael Scott Fischbach vs. Eva Marie Fischbach, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Joseph Edward Harman Jr. vs. Tabitha Louise Harman, review; no one present, remand from docket.

    Roger Kent Hutchison vs. Deanna Gayle Hutchison, review; change filed, decree entered.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 9

    Adult Book Group. The will meet Thursday, April 9 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    FRIDAY, April 10

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Brady Wayne Christopher, March 17, son of Cherity and Wayne Christopher Jr.; Elizabeth Cay Fizer, April 1, daughter of Luke and Camilla Fizer; Alexandra Marie Hassall, April 1, daughter of Michelle and Brian Hassell; Sarah Katherine Holland, March 5, daughter of Barry and Gina Holland.

    Harrison County's Little League teams get underway at River Road Ballpark.

    Harrison County Fiscal Court is ready to implement the telephone surcharge for E-911.

  • Spring fertilization?

    I have long been taught that fall fertilization is preferred over spring fertilization for many plants, but there are some exceptions. 

    We had a tough 2008 growing season with late summer drought and a windstorm that only added insult to injury.  Add ice and a generally windy winter and some plants are in need of a little energy boost. 

    Summer drought and early fall leaf drop (or the severe desiccation that many deciduous plants experience from the wind storm) means that stored energy may be low.

  • Hart's Dry Cleaning to service Cynthiana

    After over 50 years of business, Hart’s Dry Cleaning and Laundry is extending its reach to Cynthiana.

    Operating out of Lexington, Hart’s is now offering pick-up and delivery to Ken’s New Market.

    “We pick up Mondays and Wednesdays before 2:30 p.m.,” said sales/service manager Bob Hensley.

    Dry cleaning items can be taken to the customer service desk at Ken’s.

  • Good Friday service set

    The Harrison County Ministerial Association will be hosting the annual Good Friday services at Cynthiana Christian Church.

    The program, “Stations of the Cross,” will be presented by area ministers and lay people of the community at noon April 10, said Dr. Larry Bishop of Cynthiana Christian Church.

    Special music will be provided by the Cynthiana Christian Church Choir, under the direction of Dr. Beth Laytart.

    The Rev. Antonio Stuckey is president of the Harrison County Ministerial Association.