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Today's News

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Feb. 16, 2009

    MISDEMEANOR CASES

    Amy C. Hixson, 1968, pretrial conference; assault fourth degree (domestic violence) minor injury; dismissed without prejudice.

    Arvil Hubbard Jr., 1978, pretrial conference; alcohol intoxication in a public place-third or greater offense within 12 months, fleeing or evading police-second degree (on foot); guilty plea entered, 30 days in jail, balance probated one year unsupervised, $100 fine, costs.

  • Diabetes Cooking School to be offered in March

    Whether you are trying to lose weight, are a diabetic or just want to eat healthier, the Diabetes Cooking School will give you ideas and suggestions.

    It will be held every Thursday in March at the Harrison County Extension Center from 5-7 p.m. Please call to register. Registration is not required, but will insure we have enough food for everyone to taste.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Citizens honored at Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet

    Harrison County individuals and groups were honored Friday evening at the 2008 Chamber of Commerce’s 39th annual awards banquet.

    Held at the Cynthiana Country Club, the banquet recognized citizens as Businessperson of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Farmer of the Year, Educator of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.

    After 45 years of business at Woody’s Barber Shop, Woody Richie was recognized as the 2008 Businessperson of the Year.

  • Plant potatoes, asparagus, onions first in the vegetable garden

    It is time to start preparing for the vegetable growing season in earnest: asparagus, potatoes, onions and leeks can be set out now; in a few weeks, as the soil is workable and warms to about 45 degrees, we’ll direct seed radishes, turnips, parsnips, beets, carrots, peas, spinach and other greens and lettuces.

  • 2009 Crop Acreage Reporting Deadlines

    2009 Crop Acreage Reporting Deadlines

    Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds agricultural producers of the acreage reporting requirements that must be met prior to receiving program benefits. Filing an accurate acreage report for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage and prevented planting acreage, can prevent the loss of benefits for a variety of programs.

  • NEW DRIVERS

    NEW DRIVERS

    Tres Phillips, Casey Simpson, Ethan Blanton, Ronald Insko, Cody Ward, Chaya Flora, Jillian Hall, Kendra Smith, Stacy Brett, and Paul Switzer.

  • Harrison County Fire Department gets new set of wheels

    The Harrison County Fire Department received one of two new fire trucks Monday afternoon at the Oddville station. With a price tag of $176,727, the truck is the first fire truck purchased since 1998. The truck was purchased by the county’s special tax district fund. “We’re hoping that this will help us improve our ISO testing,” said firefighter James McCarty. An improved ISO rating would possibly help homeowners lower insurance costs, McCarty said. The new fire truck will be responding to runs by the end of March, said fire chief Charlie Carson.

  • Code enforcement tops commissioner's agenda

    The City of Cynthiana is facing a myriad of problems, both large and small. Some of these difficulties are unique to our city, but most are being universally faced throughout the United States. Aging infrastructures, reduced revenues, and increased costs are the defining terms of our cities today. There is not going to be a quick cure. 

  • Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter's pet adoption list

    Pet Adoption List

    The following pets are available for adoption at the Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter. Female dogs, $75; male dogs, $65; female cats, $58; male cats, $43. Call 234-7138 or 234-1492 for more information.

    FOSTER CARE - DOGS

    Reese - Male, Pit

    Nugget - Female, Boxer/Pit

    Cooper - Male, Setter

    Rosco - Male, Terrier mix

    Tia - Female, Black Chow, 7 weeks

    Koda - Female, Brown Chow, 7 weeks

    FOSTER CARE - CATS

    Sandy - Male, buff

    Pepper - Male, black