Today's News

  • Memorial service held for Kayla Poteet at LeBus Field Thursday

    On what would have been her 17th birthday, teammates, classmates, teachers, friends, and family gathered Thursday evening at LeBus soccer field to remember Kayla Poteet.

    A junior at Harrison County High School, Poteet was killed in a car accident Monday, Nov. 24.

    “I’ll never step on this soccer field without thinking of her,” Fillies assistant soccer coach Jeff Kinney said during the memorial service.

    The Fillies varsity and junior varsity soccer teams played a scrimmage on the field before the service, in Kayla’s honor.

  • A Limo Ride and Lunch

    Twenty Northside Elementary students were treated to a limousine ride and lunch at Applebee’s in Georgetown Tuesday morning. The students were rewarded for selling 25 or more items during the school’s Cherrydale Fundraiser.

  • Church Briefs


    The annual Christmas dinner will be held Sunday, Dec. 7, immediately following the second service. Meat and drinks will be provided.Everyone is asked to bring a side dish or dessert.

    The children and adults will present a Christmas musical on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m.

    The traditional Christmas Eve service will take place at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24.

  • Ammerman to call state finals tomorrow

    For the second year in a row, and third time since 2000, a local high school football official has been given the honor of calling the last high school football game of the season.

    On Friday afternoon, Joseph Ammerman will be the line judge in the Class AAA State Championship Game between Louisville Central and Breathitt County. That game is set to kickoff at 3 p.m.

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge David Melcher

    presiding Nov. 19, 2008


    Tammy Dickinson vs. Rene Dickinson, review; paying as ordered, remand from docket.

    Kathleen Marazoff vs. Kenneth Marazoff Jr., other hearing; paying as ordered, remand from docket.

    Heather Ladick vs. Benjamin Noel Farmer, motion hour; passed to be re-noticed.

    James Jeremy Fryman vs. Andrea G. Fryman, domestic; testimony taken, decree signed.

    Ginger A. Sorrels vs. James Raymond Sorrels, domestic; testimony taken, decree signed.





    Nov. 29 at 3:32 p.m. -- non-injury, Robinson Road, Trenton A. Williams, 23, Cynthiana, driving a 1993 Ford Explorer.

    Nov. 29 at 7:33 a.m. -- non-injury, Ammerman Pike, William E. Nickerson, 48, Cynthiana, driving a 2005 Ford Mustang.

    Nov. 30 at 10:46 a.m. -- injury, KY 36 W, James D. Green, 39, Berry, driving a 1993 Mercury.

    Nov. 21 at 5:55 p.m. -- non-innjury, KY 36 W, Scott W. Bolton, 33, Cynthiana, driving a 2007 Toyota 4Runner struck a deer.

  • School cuts may be deep

    A mandatory 4 percent cut in funding for the Harrison County School District, as could be directed from Gov. Steve Beshear as early as Friday, would not cripple finances for the balance of this fiscal year, but it could prove alarming for next year, according to Julie Asher, district financial officer.

  • HCHS November Students of the Month

    Harrison County High School Students of the Month for November were Julie Henson, sophomore, daughter of Pam and David Henson, and Tyler Hardin, junior, son of Tom and Cindi Hardin. Sponsor for the month was Dr. William Faulkner.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, July 26, 1917 - “Locust Grove news - Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Padgett spent a delightful day Sunday with the family of Otis McCauley; Mr. and Mrs. Noah McCauley and son were the guests Sunday of Sarah McCauley; Mayme Fryman spent Sunday night with Bertie Mae Fields; James Reno, wife and two children, Hazel and Malcom, of Cynthiana, dined Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. S. D. McCauley; Mr. and Mrs. Grover McCauley and babe spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Taylor. A jolly crowd of 20 from here spent a delightful day at Poindexter Saturday fishing.

  • Veterans seeking assistance can go to three central locations

    Veterans and their families seeking benefits assistance will be able to find help and advice at three central locations in Williamstown (Grant County), Georgetown (Scott County), and Frankfort (Franklin County).

    The Veterans Benefits Field Representative for Grant, Henry, Owen, Pendleton, Gallatin, Carroll, Bracken, Trimble, Scott, Harrison and Franklin counties will now be providing assistance at the following locations, which will allow Veterans Benefits Field Representatives to help veterans and their families more effectively: