Today's News

  • Weed control tops checklist of spring garden chores

    There are various odd jobs to address in the garden once spring arrives. Well timed chores can help us improve the performance of some plants, control others and eliminate some. 

    Weeds are usually foremost on people’s minds as they make their way back to the garden each spring. 

    There is no magic bullet for weed control but we can take some common sense measures to devise an overall management plan. Diligence plays a role, as does timing and technique. 

  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding March 3, 2009


    Gary Keith Mastin vs. Elizabeth Ann Rowe, motion hour; (motion to enforce order, motion to remand), remanded.

    Central Bank and Trust Co. vs. Adam Northcutt, motion hour; (motion to confirm report), approved.

    Chase Home Finance LLC vs. Timothy Jay Hill, motion hour; sustained order, deed approved.

    National City Mortgage Co. vs. Randall Lee North, motion hour; sustained order.

    Chase Home Finance LLC vs. Donna L. Cooper, motion hour; approved.

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding March 5, 2009


    Tiffany M. Remer vs. Jeremy S. Brooks, domestic; agreed order entered.

    Robert Baker vs. Lenore Baker, motion hour; motions withdrawn, order.

    Tanya Bates vs. Jonathan Paul Taylor, motion hour; agreed order entered.

    Marlane K. Tumey vs. Dwayne Tumey, review; review held, prior orders remain.


    Rachel Beth Boone vs. Gary Wayne Gammon, other hearing; DVO expired, return bond.

  • "We all is self-righteous"

    In the newsroom we have a counter where people put doughnuts and cookies for everyone to share.

    Today someone set out a container of humungous cookies. Each cookie is 480 calories with 23 grams of fat. For those keeping score, one cookie is 12 Weight Watchers points, which is more than half my daily allotment.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report







    March 14 at 2:59 p.m. -- injury, KY 36 West, Michael T. Hill, 18, Cynthiana, driving a 1995 Toyota T-100, struck Linda V. Rose, 61, Cynthiana, driving a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 PU.


    March 17 at 7 p.m. -- non-injury, Robinson Union Road, Kateland N. Cooper-Jones, 20, Cynthiana, driving a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am.


    March 14 at 2:40 p.m. -- injury, KY 36 West, Ernest M. Pyles, 25, Cynthiana, driving a 1992 Ford Taurus.


  • Property Transfers


    Estate of Katherine England Harney, by and through Jeanne H. Crump and Kathleen H. Rose, Co-Executrixes to the Walter Henry Harney Trust, Lot 8 in Block A of the so-called Sonley Heights Subdivision - Unit 4.

  • Staggs elected into 10th Region Hall of Fame

    Stephen Staggs, minister of the Mt. Olivet  First Christian Church, has been elected into the 2009 Class of the 10th Region Hall Of Fame.

    Staggs was a five year varsity player at Deming graduating in 1995.  He is the Deming Boys Basketball all time leading scorer with 2,058 career points. He averaged 26 points per game, 4.4  assists, 5 rebounds, and hit 90 percent of his free throws and 55 percent of his two point shots.

  • Buena Vista house is total loss

    A Monday morning fire leaves one Harrison County family’s home and belongings destroyed.

    The Harrison County fire department responded to a 11:41 a.m. call to Thomas and Layla Wilson’s residence on Republican Pike, about six miles from town.

    “When we got there, fire was coming out the window downstairs in the living room and up in the attic,” said Harrison County Fire Chief Charlie Carson.

    Carson said the residents were not home at the time of the fire.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    March 4 at 12:10 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 36 West, Timothy J. Twigg, 46, Vilas, Nc., driving a 1999 Peterbilt-Motors Conventional.

    March 5 at 7:45 a.m. -- non-injury, Ky 353, Anthony M. Bradford, 23, Lexington, driving a 2006 Chevrolet S10 struck a deer.

    March 6 at 3:38 a.m. -- injury, Ky 356, Marcellus D. Custard, 48, Cynthiana, driving a 1992 Lincoln Town Car.

  • Welcome Home!

    Cynthiana’s National Guard soldiers returned to Cynthiana last week after a one-year deployment serving in Afghanistan as part of the Operation  Enduring Freedom.

    Soldiers with C Co. 201st Engineering Battalion left Cynthiana last March for training at Ft. McCoy, Wisc. Their overseas deployment began in May.

    They were released to their families Thursday evening in Ashland, Ky.

     A local celebration Freedom Salute will be held in May in Cynthiana.