Today's News

  • UK’s Davis Marksbury building dedicated

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 20, 2011) — The University of Kentucky’s Davis Marksbury building, part of the UK College of Engineering’s “Digital Village,” was formally dedicated today with a ribbon cutting ceremony and public tour of the building.
    Among those in attendance were College of Engineering Dean Tom Lester, UK President Eli Capilouto, lead donor Davis Marksbury, former UK President Lee T. Todd, Jr., Lexington Mayor Jim Gray, donors James Hardymon and James McDonald, and representatives from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

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  • Wilson named loan officer at Paris Ag Credit office

    Willie Wilson has assumed duties as a Loan Officer with the Paris office of Central Kentucky Ag Credit. He has already assumed duties at the Paris office.

  • 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.
    Oct. 14 – At 9:48 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 356. Ethan Arthur was driving on KY 356 when a deer came into the roadway and caused Arthur to strike the deer.
    Oct. 15 – At 8:45 a.m., an injury accident was reported on KY 1842. Kaila Harris was driving on KY 1842 and swerved to avoid a cat and drove through a plank fence and overturned.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Oct. 3 – At 3:20 p.m., Willis Wagler’s vehicle was struck by a vehicle being driven by Stephanie Keene. The estimated damage to Wagler’s vehicle is $3,521. Keene had no insurance and neither did Raleigh Mack McKinley who sold the vehicle to Keene but did not have the title transferred. According to the report, McKinley and Keene are responsible for transferring the vehicle and that they both should have made sure the vehicle was insured.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Oct. 17, 2011
    Estate of Harold D. Heinrichs, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of John Michael Nashtock, probate hearing; motion granted, order entered.
    Estate of William M. Cummins, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Charles E. Wilson, probate hearing; order entered.
    Roger Despard vs. Thomas Anderson, court trial; dismissed.
    Capital One Bank vs. Dana F. Baird, motion hour; motion withdrawn.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Oct. 19, 2011
    Joan Marie Lyons vs. Randal E. Lyons, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Rebecca Lynn Sturgill vs. Cameron L. Sturgill, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Shaun Renee Faulkner vs. Tyler Pate Faulkner, motion hour; (motion for custody), motions passed to be re-noticed.
    Autumn Michelle Gibson vs. Matthew James Gibson, review; decree entered.
    Karen Jane Mangum vs. James Michael Mangum, review; decree entered.

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  • USDA-NRCS 2012 Farm Bill Program participation now underway

    Application and ranking schedules for 2012 first ranking cut-off period for Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP) applications will be Nov. 15, 2011.

  • Dead Animal Removal Assistance funds approved for Harrison Co.

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board has approved $7,500 at its monthly meeting in support of a Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program in Harrison County. The Harrison County Fiscal Court submitted a proposal to the Harrison County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board.