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Today's News

  • Drug dealers using prescription pipeline to Florida

    Champions for a Drug-Free Harrison County hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday evening at the Cynthiana Christian Church.

    “Pills are the major narcotic that are killing people right now,” said Kentucky State Police Det. Brett Kirkland, who spoke at Tuesday’s meeting.

    Kirkland and Det. Lance Hutchison, with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department Drug Enforcement Special Investigations task force, work in Harrison County and the surrounding area to get drug dealers off the streets and behind bars.

  • Grand jury issues two indictments

    Two Harrison County men were indicted during Tuesday’s grand jury session.

    Howard Stanley, 43, was charged with two counts of rape, first degree, and sodomy, first degree.

    The charges are for incidents, which allegedly occurred between May and October 1994.

    Stanley’s bail is set for $80,000.

    Steven Price, 20, was charged with burglary in the third degree, theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property.

    On July 26, 2008, Price allegedly entered and stole property from the Claysville General Store.

  • Lowe’s donates tools to Harrison County ATC

    Lowe’s and Kobalt Tools in partnership with Skills USA are helping the next generation of skilled trade professionals at Harrison County ATC through their new Tough Tools for Cool Schools program.  Lowe’s is donating approximately $600 worth of Kobalt tools to the school as part of the new national program, which will total $300,000 to more than 500 Skills USA building trades and renovation programs across the nation for use in their classrooms.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Arrests, warnings, citations

    May 22 -- James Newsome, 29, was cited for failure to wear seat belts on KY 3016.

    May 22 -- David L. Maybrier, 43, was cited for failure to wear seat belts on Oddville Avenue.

    May 22 -- Christopher Kiskaden, 39, was arrested on Pleasant Street and charged with trafficking a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school.

    May 22 -- Bobby Crump, 33, was cited for failure to wear seat belts at Pleasant and Miller.

  • Sex crimes indictment issued

    Six felony counts of sex crimes have been issued against a Harrison County man.

    Timothy Coldiron, 25, was indicted by a Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday for his alleged sexual behavior with victims under 12, under 14 and under 16 years old.

    The alleged abuse began in June, July or August, 2007, according to the indictment.

    He is charged with first degree rape, first degree sexual abuse and first degree sodomy against a victim under 12 years old.

  • Saddle ‘N Spur Club takes on arena renovation project at 4-H grounds

    It’s been the stage for many of Harrison County’s beauties -- from newborns to teen queens, from Tennessee Walkers to champion barrel riders. And now, it’s getting a make-over.

    The horse arena at the 4-H fairgrounds on U.S. 27 South is a project of the Saddle ‘N Spur Club, led by Gary and Kelly Downs.

    Gary said club members and their parents have worked hard to get the old fence around the arena down and ready for the new look.

  • Breds one win from big dance

    On Tuesday night at St. Henry High School’s Paul Kramer Field, the Harrison County Thorobreds caught something contagious. No, it wasn’t the swine flu. It was hits, hits and more hits.

    The Harrison County offense erupted for nine runs on nine hits and sent 14 hitters to the plate in the first inning against Beechwood ace A.J. Smith, driving the Murray State signee from the game after only 40 pitches and after only two outs. Harrison County eventually pasted the Tigers in a five-inning affair, 14-2.

  • Decision to sell is Hassalls only

    To the editor:

  • Hassall family shouldn’t be judged; only God has the right to judge

    To the editor:

    In my opinion, we can collect a general opinion about people by their actions, but unless we know them on an intricate level, it is impossible to know their full situation. So I am baffled when I read letters criticizing the Hassall family for selling their house.   

  • Sports Beat

    Breds Baseball Camp

    Mac Whitaker’s “Boys of Summer” Baseball Camp will be held in the mornings, June 8-11 at the Hilltop Baseball Field. Registration will begin on Monday at 8:30 a.m. with all subsequent camp days starting at 8:45. The camp will conclude at 11:30 a.m. For more information, or to pre-register, contact Coach Whitaker at 859-298-9654. Cost for the four-day camp is $60 per camper.

     

    Breds Soccer Camp