Today's News

  • Women, Hispanic farmers can seek discrimination compensation

    If you are a female or a Hispanic farmer or rancher and you believe that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) improperly denied farm loan benefits to you for certain time periods between 1981 and 2000 because of your gender or race, you may be eligible to apply for compensation. “We want all producers in Kentucky who may be eligible to have the opportunity to participate in this claims process,” said John W. McCauley, Kentucky Farm Service Agency State Executive Director.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Aug. 2, 2011
    Jessica Jewell vs. Regina Raab, M.D., motion hour; motion withdrawn.
    Wells Fargo Financial vs. Tim Platt, review; case dismissed without prejudice.
    Midland Funding, LLC vs. Shannon K. Whitt, other hearing; challenge to wage garnishment overruled.
    Countrywide Home Loans Servicing vs. Paul R. Helvey, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    Asset Acceptance LLC vs. Martha F. Gaunce, motion hour; motion previously granted.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 18, 2011
    Jimmy Brierly, 1981, contempt hearing; contempt admitted, 5 days imposed, case remanded.
    Joshua T. Moss, preliminary hearing; attempt arson-first degree; probable cause not found, dismissed without prejudice.
    Christin L. Covey, 1981, pretrial conference; assault fourth degree (domestic violence) minor injury; paid, dismissed.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Aug. 2 – At 1:11 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62 West. Cheryl Hoskins was traveling on US 62 and attempted to slow down due to construction and was struck in the rear by Billy Camic.
    July 31 – At 12:12 p.m., Jacquline Stone reported that she was involved in a physical altercation on Toadvine Lane.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Case reports
    July 30 – At 7:45 p.m., Don Gohman, Corinth, reported that his ex-girlfriend took his camera. The camera was located at Cynthiana Pawn and Jewelry and the person bringing it in was identified.
    July 27 – At 11:45 a.m., a report of stolen tractor weights from a trailer on Smith Avenue was reported. The weights were located at Randy’s Recycling and the person bringing them to the center was identified.
    July 27 – At 2:49 p.m., Pat Grenier of the Chamber of Commerce reported that a glass on the side door had been broken.

  • New Drivers

    Destiny M. Browning, Deidre Pawley, Anthony Wornall, Cody Honeycutt, Holly Hounchell, Elizabeth Mcguire, Yasmeen Smith, Heriberto Pacheco, Brady Love, and Tawny E. Pack.

  • Bicycle winner
  • Retired Teachers

    * Your visits to the Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum, the Smithsonian ‘Journey Stories’ exhibit, and the related speakers and activities are anticipated and encouraged. No charge for admission.
    * On Saturday, Aug. 13, Jon Hagee as a Colonial Balladeer will present Traditional Irish and Scottish Folk music in the public library’s community room at 10 a.m.

  • May hosts Farm Field Day

    Andy Barnes has worked cooperatively with the University of Kentucky in raising nearly 500 mums at his home in Sunrise. The plot includes several kinds and colors for interested consumers.
    On Monday, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m. there will be a meeting and a dinner at his plot. The location is 3201 KY Hwy 1284 E. His plot is just down from the old Sunrise School. If anyone would like to visit the plot and receive information on how to grow mums, plan to come and see this example of growing a different crop in Harrison County.