Today's News

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding Nov. 1, 2017
    Glen Daniel Allen vs. Loretta May Allen, final hearing on default judgment, testimony taken, marriage is irretrievably broken.
    Cherity Nicole Martinez vs. Jeremy Wayne Martinez, motion hour; motions withdrawn.
    J.W. Philpot vs. Samantha Ariel Mitchell, motion hour; parties have agreement, order to be submitted.
    Cindy Skaggs vs. Jason Skaggs, motion hour; agreed order entered, parties will mediate.

  • Property Transfers

    Ammerman’s Harrison Tobacco Warehouse, Inc., Darren Wilson, April Wilson, John and/or Jane Doe, as unknown occupant of the premises, Commonwealth of Kentucky/Division of Collections, Commonwealth of Kentucky/Finance and Administration Cabinet/Department of Revenue, Commonwealth of Kentucky/Harrison County to Gerald M. Whalen, property located at 5972 Ky. Hwy. 36 West, $62,000.
    Deed and Consideration Certificate: Alan C. Gibson to Wendy Douglass, property located on Ky. Hwy. 1842, Harrison County, $50,000.

  • Audit released of Harrison County clerk’s fee account

    State Auditor Mike Harmon has released the audit of the 2016 financial statement of Harrison County Clerk Linda Furnish. State law required the auditor to conduct annual audits of county clerks and sheriffs.

  • Families have options when dementia is the diagnosis

    Betsy Smith,
    News Writer

    With its culmination in Halloween, October gives us a chance to gleefully give in to ghosts and goblins. Fortunately, November comes and the fearful makes way for Thanksgiving. But for an ever-growing percentage of the population, a flip of the calendar does not eliminate the fearful.  

  • Brown Ambulance earns regional service distinction

    Betsy Smith,
    News Writer

    Winning any award feels pretty good, but being honored by your peers carries a special distinction.
    On Sept. 21, Brown Ambulance Service won just such an award at the Kentucky Ambulance Providers Association’s (KAPA) EMS expo in Lexington.
    KAPA initiated the “Regional Service” award to honor those that have “portrayed excellent representation of what an ambulance service should be in the commonwealth.”

  • Handy House court battle rages on

    Betsy Smith,
    News Writer

     On Oct. 30, Judge Jay Delaney heard arguments in the ongoing saga of the Handy House. The current injunction pits the Harrison County Heritage Council against the Harrison County Fiscal Court in an attempt to stay the demolition of the house, which could have begun as early as Nov. 1.
    The Heritage Council seeks to assume the lease on the house, which was once held by the Harrison County Historical Society.  

  • Clothing Closet is meeting the needs of Harrison County’s needy

    Betsy Smith,
    News Writer

    For 17 years, volunteers at the Harrison County Clothing Closet have worked hard to provide clothing for citizens in need. As any of the volunteers will tell you, it is not a simple task.  

  • Band finishes third in state competition

    The Harrison County Marching Thorobreds stormed into the KMEA State Marching Band Finals after a strong semifinals performance Saturday at Nelson County High School.  The band earned the opportunity to march in the showcase of bands, featuring the four finalists from each class at the University of Louisville’s Papa John Cardinal Stadium later that evening. HCHS placed third overall.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kennedy Elizabeth Baker, Aug. 19, daughter of Faye Lynn and Jeremy Scott Baker; Sadie Lynn Collins, Oct. 5, daughter of Rob and Stacy Collins.
    Friday was the last regular season home game at Ingles’ Stadium. Coach Ray Graham stepped onto Lawson Field 25 seasons ago. A new sports complex will be constructed.
    CJ Catering is now open for business. Cindy and husband Terry Jones started the business at their new home on Pike Street.

  • Clayton Ray Daniel

    Clayton Ray Daniel was born to Paul and Ashley Daniel of Mount Sterling, Ky., on Sept. 15, 2017 at the University of Kentucky.
    He weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Jacob.
    Maternal grandparents are Michael and Michele Gaunce of Cynthiana.
    Paternal grandparents are Gary and Karen Daniel of Berry, Ky.