Today's News

  • The Tri-County Sluggers

    The Tri-County Sluggers baseball team were runners-up in the Summer Slam Tournament held in Harrodsburg, KY July 23-24. They compted in the 11 under division. Team members who competed are: Drew Davis, James Fryman, Jeremy Moran, Noah Gifford. Back Row:Spencer Morris, Jacob Thornton, Coach Kevin Morris, Spencer Free, Tyler Franklin and Ryan Smiley. Members who were unable to participate were Russ Judy, T.J. Whetsine, Coach Steve Judy and Coach Jeremy Whetstin.

  • Harrison’s All-Stars take third at Richmond tourney

    The Harrison County 11-year-old All-Stars competed in an 11-year-old All-Star Baseball  
    Tournament in Richmond July 2-9.  
    The team competed against teams from Richmond, Mercer County, and Lexington earning a third place finish in the tournament with a three-win, two-loss record.  
    The coaches said they are proud of their team’s spirit, competitiveness, and desire.  

  • 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.

    July 16 – At 5:54 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27. Jennifer Ho was traveling on US 27 when a deer jumped into the side of her vehicle.

  • Ritchie-Maddox wed in outdoor ceremony

    Chris Ritchie and Michele Maddox exchanged wedding vows on July 8, 2011. The outdoor wedding was held at the home of Doug and Brenda McCauley.
    Craig Ritchie and Kevin Bradford served as best men.
    Bridesmaids were Carrie Cash and Margaret Maddox.
    Gracie, great-neice of the groom, was the flower girl.
    Bill Kuster performed the ceremony.
    The couple spent their honeymoon at Pine Mountain State Resort Park and will be residing in Cynthiana, Ky.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    July 12 – At 5:25 p.m., Fish and Wildlife officer James Beckett reported that he witnessed William E. Poe II throw a bag into a tree at the airport where he was fishing. Poe told officers the bag was his and hit contained marijuana. He was charged with tampering with physical evidence, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 7, 2011
    Estate of David Doyle, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Billy Moore Stewart, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Connie Sue Talbott, probate hearing; order to dispense entered.
    Estate of Betty J. Turner, probate hearing; petition granted, order entered.

  • Whalen-Muth to marry Aug. 6

    Pam Whalen of Cynthiana and the late Bobby Whalen, announces the engagement of their daughter, Julie Kay Whalen, to Jeremiah John Muth, son of Ellen Bunch of Oliver Springs, Tenn., and the late Brent Muth.
    Whalen is a graduate of Harrison County High School and has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Eastern Kentucky University. She is pursuing a Masters in Historic Preservation from the University of Kentucky. Whalen is employed by Liberty Hall Historic Site in Frankfort, Ky.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding July 19, 2011
    Jason Angel, bond forfeiture hearing; motion to forfeit bond granted, order entered.
    Jerry W. Hall, 1986, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; hearing held, found to have violated probation, probation revoked, one year sentence imposed.
    Harold Trimpe, 1981, pretrial conference; flagrant non-support, persistent felony offender-second degree; case dismissed.

  • Cummins-Cobbins plan September wedding

    Tyris, Alarra, Airsiah Cobbins, along with their grandparents, Vesta Cummins of Georgetown, Ky. and the late Blaine Cummins, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents, Cartia Renee Cummins and Larry Denard Cobbins Jr., son of Vivian Bender and Larry Cobbins Sr. of Hattiesburg, Ms.
    Cummins is a 2001 graduate of Harrison County High School. She is employed as a receptionist at the Scott County unemployment office and is also a certified nursing assistant.

  • Renovate strawberry patch

    The strawberry was first cultivated in the 14th century after a French spy collected a berry from Chile and presented it to France’s King Charles V who then planted it in the Louvre’s Royal Garden.  
    By the 17th century this Chilean strawberry was crossed with some found in the Virginia colonies which gave way to the large-fruiting varieties we enjoy today. But don’t be fooled, large does not always mean flavorful.