Today's News

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.

    presiding Aug. 5, 2010


    Estate of Earl Glenn Rawlings, inventory; final settlement.


    DH Capital Management vs. Billy J. Gates, review; agreed judgment entered, case remanded.


    Jackie Barnett, 1981, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; waived to grand jury.

    Jeremy Stone, 1985, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; to be redocketed upon service of bench warrant.

  • School Menus

    Aug. 23-27

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: Sausage, biscuits, jelly, fresh melon, orange juice, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Cereal, cinnamon toast, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Scrambled eggs, bacon, toast, fresh grapes, orange juice, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Pancakes, sausage links, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, peanut butter and graham crackers, fresh fruit, orange juice, choice of milk.

  • Scrimmage with Rowan County ends in a draw

    Playing from the 40 yard line in, on half the field, the full contact scrimmage with Rowan County ended in pretty much a draw Friday night. 

    Coach Mark Carroll wasn’t sure if the score was 3-2 or 3-3 touchdowns, but came away knowing that there were still some parts of the game that needed work. 

    “I was pretty happy with the offense overall,” said Carroll.  “We still need to tackle better on defense.” 

  • Academic Briefs


    A pre-AP and AP (Advanced Placement) student/parent night will be held Monday, Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Harrison County High School auditorium.

    Information about the program, policies and the AdvanceKY grant program will be shared.

    Food and prizes will also be provided.


  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Case reports

    July 24 – At 6:29 p.m., Debbie Eubanks reported that someone took a bag of her son’s clothes while they were locked in her vehicle, which was parked at Walmart.

    July 25 – At 5:31 a.m., Kevin Henry, Walnut Street, reported that someone broke the windshield in his vehicle and ran a key down the paint.

    July 25 – At 9:45 p.m., a beige sport utility vehicle pulled into the Bridge Street BP and the driver pumped $30.06 worth of gasoline and drove off without paying.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Aug. 19

    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Library Annex. The program will be the Historical Show and Tell. Bring an item to show or just come and see what other people bring. The public is always welcome.

    FRIDAY, Aug. 20

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Aug, 20 at Our Little Miracles at 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights at 2 p.m.

    SATURDAY, Aug. 21

  • Marriage Licenses


    Madison Dee Hamilton, 19, and Corey Keaton Ward, 20, married July 10, 2010.

    Sarah Josephine Gaunce, 21, and Joshua Allen Whaley, 23, married July 17, 2010.

    Brandy Leigh Jewell, 36, and Wade Demaree Lemons, 33, married July 3, 2010.

  • Harrison golfers continue busy season

    The Harrison County High school golf teams’ busy season continues as the Breds squad played three matches and the Fillies team played two in the last four days. 

    On Saturday, the Thorobreds were in a 12-team tournament at Powell County where they finished eighth with a team total 334. 

    Eric Sanders led the way for the Thorobreds with an 80, followed by Charlie Ammerman and Anthony Shirley, who each scored 81. Shalyn Barnes wrapped up the scoring for Harrison County with a 92.

  • Humane Society’s annual auction/cookout is a success

    To the editor:

    The Humane Society of Harrison County wishes to extend appreciation to the area businesses, county employees and private individuals who helped to make our fourth annual auction/cookout at Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter on July 24 our most successful event to date.

    Proceeds will be used for several spay/neuter programs as well as many other efforts to promote animal welfare in our county. Thank you to everyone who participated in this worthwhile fundraising activity.

    Members of the Humane Society for Harrison County


  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report




    Aug. 10 at 2 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 1032 East, Daniel L. Holman, 67, Lexington, Ky., driving a 2003 Toyota Tacoma.

    Aug. 7 at 11:50 p.m. -- non-injury, Salem Pike, Gerald Hill, 64, Cynthiana, driving a 2005 Nissan Pathfinder.

    Aug. 6 at 2:23 p.m. -- injury, US 62 West, Gary W. Doyle, 23, Mt. Olivet, driving a 1985 Chevrolet 4CC struck Robert S. Dunn, 60, Berry, driving a 1994 Dodge Power Ram.