Today's News

  • Elijah Daniel Switzer

    Elijah Daniel Switzer

    Elijah Daniel Switzer was born to Eli and Susan Switzer of Cynthiana on Nov. 10, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz.

  • Youth Basketball on the Hilltop this weekend

    Basketball teams from the third grade to the eighth grade will invade the hilltop this weekend for the Hoopin at the Hilltop Youth Basketball Tournament. The tourney begins at 9:15 Saturday morning on three courts and expands to four courts at 12:30 when Harrison County’s third grade team meets Pendleton County at Southside gym. 

    Play will be at the high school and on two middle school floors in addition to the Southside gym. There are 10 games on the high school floor, 11 on each of the middle school floors and seven games at Southside, all on Saturday.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding Nov. 3, 2009


    Chase Home Finance, Inc. vs. William Allen Butcher, motion hour; passed.

    Fifth Third Bank vs. Larry Pierce, motion hour; sustained order.

    Citimortgage, Inc. vs. Dwayne E. Tumey, motion hour; sustained order, deed approved.

    Deutsche Bank National Trust Company vs. Penelope Allen, motion hour; approved.

    Morequity, Inc. vs. Walter H. Cooley III, motion hour; sustained order.

    Kentucky Bank vs. Caleb Spicer, motion hour; sustained order.

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding Nov. 4, 2009


    Rachel Ann Cooper vs. Jeffery Keith Cooper, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Lewis Mastin vs. Wanda Faye Hope, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Timothy Richard Smith vs. Charlotte Elaine Smith, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Debbie Faye Perraut vs.; Donnie Ray Perraut, motion hour; (motion to vacate), motion granted, order entered.


  • Harrison District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Nov. 5, 2009


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


    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


    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.



    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


    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.”