Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Jan. 10, 2010
    Estate of Agnes S. McDowell Trust, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    Estate of Martha Nell Stanford, probate hearing; matter over, ruled.
    Mikal Tucker vs. Ricky A. Wellman, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Dean Pope vs. Ron Arnold, other hearing; order entered.
    Roy Bishop, 1966, other hearing; dismissed, case transferred.

  • 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.

    Jan. 15 – At 7:04 p.m., an injury accident occurred on Ky 392 when Andrew Doyle lost control of his vehicle and ran into a guardrail and overturned.
    Jan. 14 – At 9:18 a.m., a non injury accident was reported on Ky 1032 when Susan Cornett lost control of her vehicle and spun off the road and traveled down the hill backwards.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Jan. 3 – At 5 p.m., Amber Florence reported that she had been a victim of identity theft.
    Jan. 5 – At 10:23 a.m., Tony Worrell, Cynthiana, reported that he was advised that several credit cards have been opened in his name without his consent.
    Jan. 6 – At 11:48 a.m., Richard Williams reported that someone took at guitar and case from the backseat of his vehicle while it was parked in the Walmart parking lot.

  • Property Transfers

    Sybil Kelley-Vice and Calvin Vice, Mary Kay Hendricks-Trustee, to Sybil Kelley-Vice and Calvin Vice and Cheri Booth Wright, property in Harrison County.
    General Warranty and Certificate of Consideration: Countrytyme Servicing LLC to Lowell D. Ach and David I Ach, Lot 5 - Lafferty Pike, $11,761.10.
    Special Warranty Deed: Citicorp Trust Bank to Cameron D. Courtney and Elizabeth L. Courtney, property at 13394 N. US 27, Berry, Ky., $9,999.

  • Museum Musings

    * Western Visitor, Cynthiana, Ky., Oct. 22, 1835 - “Just received and now opening a general assortment of Fall and Winter Goods, which I will sell cheap for cash or country produce. S. F. Tebbs” (This was 19 years before the railroad reached Cynthiana. Mr. Tebbs’ merchandise was probably brought to Marysville (now Claysville) by the river then overland to Cynthiana.)

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: David Trapper Butcher, Dec. 15, son of Heather and David Butcher; Carrell-Jean Storm Maryea, Jan. 20, daughter of Beth Tobin and Herman Maryea; Sarah Ellen McNees, Jan. 16, daughter of Ric and Johnell McNees; Gannon Ryan Terhune, Jan. 14, son of Jennifer Clifford and Phil Terhune.
    Repairs are being made to the City Hall gym floor after a nearly four-inch buckle was found. The floor warped as a result of escaping steam.
    The Harrison County Fillies remain undefeated in region play.

  • Honor Roll

    The Southside Elementary Honor Roll for the second nine weeks includes:
    Fourth Grade

  • Deadline to sign-up for ELAP is Jan. 31

    SED John W. McCauley, State Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Kentucky, reminds producers they have until Monday, Jan. 31 to submit an application for payment under the 2010 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP).
    ELAP provides emergency assistance to eligible producers of livestock, honeybees and farm-raised fish who have losses due to disease, adverse weather or other conditions, including losses due to blizzards, and wildfires.

  • Conservation District cost share program announced

    The Harrison County Conservation District will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality cost Share Program beginning Feb. 1, 2011 and extending through Feb. 28, 2011.

  • Looking forward to the 2011 vegetable garden

    Soon you’ll be receiving the seed catalogs for the 2011 vegetable-growing season. While listening to the cold wind blow outside, what a comfort it is to think about spring and summer and planning your garden.
    To make the most of your garden, every aspiring gardener should follow seven steps to have a successful gardening season.
    •Plan your garden on paper before you begin.
    •Select a good gardening site that has full sun for at least eight hours each day, relatively level, well-drained, close to a water source and not shaded.