Today's News

  • Engagements

    •Katie Herbst to Keller Ross, both of Vandalia, Ohio, are planning to wed on Aug. 28, 2010 at the Keeneland Library in Lexington.

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding March 3, 2010


    Shirley Marie Fowler vs. Keith Maurice Fowler, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Jeffrey Keith Smiley vs. Tiffany Renee Smiley, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Rick A. Ball vs. Marion J. Martus, review; motion passed, to be re-noticed.

    Talmage Seth Nickels vs. Pamela Marie Nickels, motion hour; (motion for temporary custody), temporary custody of time share.

  • Sports Beat

    Thorobreds baseball nationally ranked

  • Births

    •Riley Elizabeth Capshaw

    Riley Elizabeth Capshaw was born to Kyle Capshaw and Ashley Schneider of Cynthiana on Oct. 30, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs.

    •Robert Whalen Fain

    Robert Whalen Fain was born to Jami Lee Fain of Cynthiana on Feb. 23, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 lbs. 15 oz.

    •Lilly Alexandra Spivey

    Lilly Alexandra Spivey was born to Susan and Adam Spivey of Lexington, Ky., on Feb. 1, 2010 at the University of Kentucky. She weighed 8 lbs. 11 oz.

    •Olivia Denise Thomas

  • Tennis team returns solid core of players

    The Harrison County tennis coaches greeted a solid group of returning veterans as they prepare to begin another season on the Hilltop.

    First-year Coach Kara Mattox and her veteran assistant coaches, Betsy and Dr. Jim Clyde, Phyllos and Dr. Roy Ross, and conditioning coach Ron Markley have 20 girls and 11 boys competing for time in the upcoming matches.

  • Thorobreds’ season ends as Clark Co. rolls in region 77-31

    The basketball season came to an end for the Harrison County Thorobreds Thursday night as they fell to George Rogers Clark in the opening game of the 10th Region tourney. 

    The game was never close as GRC scored the first eight points of the game, and after a Jared Martin three pointer, the next seven points to lead 15-3 at the end of the first period.

  • Ag tour to Alaska being planned

    For several years citizens of Harrison County have shown a desire to discover the Alaskan Territory and its beauty. A committee has put together initial plans for a trip to Alaska in late July. Final plans have not been made but should be completed later this month. If you have an interest to take part in this trip or hear the details before making your final decision, call the Harrison County Extension Office at 859-234-5510.

  • Property Transfers


    Clara Jane Lemons to Lisa Holland, 2 Tracts in Harrison County.

    Deed and Consideration Certificate: Brian L. Marcum and Brandi Marcum to Clint G. Lopez and Kara Ashley Lopez, Lot 30 in the Preliminary Unit 4 of Grandview Acres (109 Queensway Dr.), $168,000.

    Quit Claim Deed: Debbie Stutter to Edward A. Stutter, 2.883 acres on Robinson-Renaker county road, $1.

    Richard J. Sing to Addison L. Thomson, 29.467 acres on Mt. Vernon Pike, $67,500.

    Quit Claim Deed: Denise Larkin to Timothy D. Larkin, Lot 3 in Hyde Park Subdivision.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, March 11

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, March 11 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    Women’s Book Club selection for the month of March is The Yada Yada Prayer Group by Neta Jackson. The book is available for pick-up at the front desk of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Meeting is Thursday, March 11 at 6 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will not meet Thursday, March 11 due to no items on the agenda.

  • Board fires P&Z Administrator

    Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Administrator Linden Smith has been fired following a February board meeting.

    According to P&Z chairman Avi Bear, the commission voted unanimously to fire Smith at their rescheduled monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 23.

    Smith had been suspended by the commission earlier in the year.

    He had returned back to work from that suspension on Friday, Feb. 19.

    As part of Smith’s suspension terms, Bear said Smith was supposed to write letters of apology to the board.