Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, May 10
    Parent Loss Support Group. A four-week support group for adults who have lost either a mother or father. Thursday evenings May 10, 17, 24 and 31 at 6 p.m. To register contact Hospice of the Bluegrass at 859-234-6462 or by email at mclay@hospicebg.org. Register by Friday, May 4 to attend these sessions which will be held at the Scott County Public Library in the small conference room, 104 S. Bradford Lane, Georgetown, Ky.
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

  • School Menus

    May 14-18
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.
    MONDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Scrambled eggs, toast w/jelly, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Pancakes w/syrup and sausage links or cereal, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Sausage egg biscuit or ceral, yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 30, 2012
    Estate of James L. House Sr., probate hearing; petition denied.
    Estate of Danny Lee Parker, probate hearing; will admitted.
    Estate of Margaret Rose, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Michael Paul Spedden, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven, order entered, bond approved.
    GE Money Bank vs. Emmanuel Faz, motion hour; default judgment entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding May 1, 2012
    Daniel Ohtola, 1979, sentencing; receiving stolen property over $300; 2 year sentence imposed, probation denied at this time.
    Chad Ecklar, 1986, pretrial conference; trafficking in controlled substance (first degree) first offense; (amended), guilty plea entered.
    Shane Whitaker, 1975, other hearing; admission to allegations, pretrial diversion voided, 2 year sentence probated.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding May 2, 2012
    Lori G. Griess vs. Timothy Michael Newkirk, 1983, domestic violence; EPO remains.
    Jessica Marie Reed vs. John Thomas Reed Jr., domestic violence; dismissed.
    Emily Mae Vance vs. Chad Evans Vance, domestic; testimony taken, agreement filed.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    April 16 – At 12:01 a.m., Jessica Long, Mt. Olivet, reported that an individual was  was “jumped and robbed” on Pearl Street. She said she heard the disturbance and hid in the closet. Tommy Hunt and Joshua Stanfield were injured after someone knocked at the door and said they were the police. Hunt told police he would not open the door, but his brother did and two black men wearing bandanas started hitting Stanfield. Hunt called 911. One of the subjects had been wearing brass knuckles.

  • 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.

    April 28 – At 6:43 p.m., a non injury accident was reported on Stringtown Webber Road. Ricky Johnson was traveling on Stringtown Webber Road when he said a tan vehicle caused him to drive off the road resulting in him hitting a tree.

  • Mattox-Fryman to marry June 2

    Cara Mattox and Josh Fryman, both of Georgetown, Ky., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 2, 2012.
    Mattox is the daughter of Lisa and Paul Mattox of Cynthiana. She is a 2005 graduate of Harrison County High School.
    Fryman is the son of Laura Wiloughby of Mt. Sterling, Ky., and Mike Fryman of Carlisle, Ky. He is a 2001 graduate of Nicholas County High School.

  • Ferguson honored at HMH Auxiliary luncheon

    The HMH Auxiliary held its annual volunteer luncheon on Wednesday, April 18. The luncheon had 25 members in attendance and featured guest speakers UK HealthCare Stroke Program Coordinator Lisa Bellamy and HMH Emergency Department Manager Karen Mayer. Topics were stroke awareness and the UK and HMH stroke care affiliation.    

  • Alaska June Switzer

    Alaska June Switzer was born to Eli and Susan Switzer on April 10, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Lexi Grace Switzer and brother, Elijah Daniel Switzer.
    Paternal grandparents are Daniel and Carol Switzer; great-grandparents are George and Joann Switzer.
    Maternal grandparents are Ronnie Arnett and Harold and Randa Arnett.