Today's News

  • Shared-Use Equipment Program approved for Harrison County

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved $8,950 at its monthly meeting in support of a Shared-Use Equipment Program in Harrison County.
    The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association submitted a proposal to the Harrison County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board.

  • Skunk season is upon us

    I suppose every day is potentially skunk season, but right about now things start to heat up.  
    Mating season is upon us so skunks are on the move a bit more than usual. I have been reminded as such by a faint funk in the garage every morning this past week.  
    I learned a serious lesson several years back when the dog got a direct shot to the face and we had a lingering stench that was other worldly.  

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Jan. 23, 2011
    Estate of Charles E. Bailey, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Danny Wayne Dennie Sr., probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Kelly Ruggless Earle Jr., motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Jeanette C. Gaunce, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Landon Lee Harmon, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Brandon Keifer Holbert, settlement, order entered.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Jan. 25, 2012
    Chad Hafley vs. Shannon Hafley, contempt hearing; remand from active docket upon motion of the Commonwealth.
    Christina Lynne Withers vs. Emery Harney Withers IV, motion hour; (motion for child support), order for medical support entered.
    Jennifer Vanover vs. Jarrod Lee Burton, motion hour; remand from active docket upon motion of the Commonwealth.
    Erica R. Moore vs. Jacob D. Fryman, motion hour; summary judgment entered.

  • Six candidates seek four city commission positions

    There will be no local elections on the primary ballot this spring.
    According to Harrison County Clerk Linda Furnish, only six candidates filed seeking election to the Cynthiana City Commission. For there to have been a primary race, nine candidates needed to file.
    The six candidates -- incumbents Gary Brunker, Jack Keith, Billy Grayson, Roger Slade, along with Mary Grable and Amanda Moore -- will appear on the November ballot.

  • Reds Caravan comes to Cynthiana

    The Cincinnati Reds Caravan cruised through Cynthiana last  Thursday with a noon stop at Angilo’s in Harrison Square. In one photograph, below, Reds manager Dusty Baker, signed a bobble head for James Martin, behind and to the right of Baker. Seated at the table with Baker is former Cynthiana City Commission Bill Doan. Looking on are Chuck Duffy and Bill Poindexter. Reds fans packed the two dining rooms at Angilo’s. Also pictured below, Todd Frazier, right, who is a left fielder and third baseman for the Reds, signed autographs for fans.

  • Impact award nominations needed

    The Bluegrass Alliance for Women seeks nominations for its 2012 Impact Awards.
    These awards, given at the county level, recognize women who have made a strong commitment to improve the lives of women and girls within the 17-county Bluegrass Area Development District. These awards bring recognition to women who are empowering women and girls in their communities and might otherwise go unnoticed through other channels.

  • 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. 21 – At 3:02 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Salem Pike. John Walker was traveling on Salem Pike when he attempted to reach for lighter and veered into the other lane and struck Loretta Gibbons who was traveling in the opposite direction.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Jan. 16 – At 12:04 p.m., Melvin Mynear reported that someone removed a $600 portable sanitation unit that was located at the Cynthiana Waste Water Treatment Plant that belonged to Martin Sanitation.
    Jan. 18 – At 11:41 a.m., James Thompson, Pleasant Street reported that someone spray painted the rear of his wife’s vehicle overnight.

  • Grassland Reserve Program application deadlines are Feb. 15 and April 2

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is accepting applications for the Grassland Reserve Program (GRP).  Although GRP applications are continually accepted, the application ranking cutoff dates for 2012 are Feb. 15 and April 2.
    Applications received after April 2, 2012, will be deferred until the next ranking cycle.
    The Grassland Reserve Program is a voluntary program offering landowners and operators the opportunity to protect grazing uses and related conservation values by conserving and restoring grassland resources.