Today's News

  • Berry citizen urges others to believe in a time of worldwide crisis

    Dear Editor,

    Current events concerning the present crisis in Gaza, deadly quakes in Indonesia, famine in third-world nations and our own collapsing economy and war in Iraq bring to mind the words of our Lord from Matthew 24, “For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places” (verse 7, KJV).

  • Harrison County Farmer’s Market meeting

    Harrison County Farmer’s Market meeting

    A Harrison County Farmer’s Market meeting will be held Monday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. The meeting will occur at the Harrison County Extension Office. Plans for the upcoming year will be discussed.

  • Honor Roll


    The Eastside Elementary Honor Roll for the second nine weeks includes:

    Fourth Grade

  • Property Transfers


    Caseland, Inc. to Russell W. Case and Cheryl V. Case, 5.000 acres on County Infirmary Road, $410,000.

    United Bank and Trust Company to David Sheakley and Stacy Sheakley, Lot 22, 2.3304 acres of Edgewater Estates Subdivision, $215,000.

    Special Warranty Deed: Federal National Mortgage Association to Allen Northern, 1.553 acres on Robinson-Renaker Road, $60,500.

    Brenda R. Grider to Ronald McDow and Matthew Ballard, property on Miller Street, $160,000.

  • Harrison County Family Court



    Judge Barbara Paul


    presiding Dec. 17, 2008




    Constance M. Richardson vs. Dale Alan Richardson, motion hour; order entered.


    Roy Allen Stith vs. Sandra Faye Stith, review; paying as ordered, remand from docket.


    John Martin Swanson vs. Shawna Renee Swanson, motion hour; (motion for child support), motion sustained, agreed order of support entered.


  • Sports Beat

    Harrison County Football Alumni

    meeting scheduled

    The Harrison County Football Alumni Association will hold a meeting Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. All former Bulldogs and Thorobreds are encouraged to attend this meeting to discuss the annual alumni banquet.

    Anyone interested in promoting football in Harrison County is invited to attend.

    Bowlers drop two to Fleming

    The Harrison County High School bowling teams lost two matches to homestanding Fleming County on Sunday in Flemingsburg.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Jan. 15

    Central Kentucky Horse Club will hold their meeting Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Topics of discussion include horse adoptions, a new web site, and upcoming trail events. All members and interested equine lovers are invited.  Contact Paulette Klein, 588-3394 or Tracy Berkey 859-588-1673 for additional information.



    Malcolm Thomas, Ryan Linville, and Catherine Darnell.

  • Mayor post shared

    A week after their deadlocked vote, commissioners voted Tuesday night to split the position of Cynthiana mayor pro-tem between Commissioner Jack Keith and Commissioner Mark Mattmiller, with Keith assuming mayor pro-tem responsibilities this year, and Mattmiller assuming the position at the beginning of 2010.

    Commissioner Amanda Moore explained at the beginning of the meeting that the decision had been reached under the entire commission’s “cooperation and mutual agreement,” saying the decision was in the best interest of the city.

  • Top 10 stories of 2008: Voters make Nov. 4 an historic election

    1. When one reflects on 2008, likely the biggest story is one that extends beyond the borders of Harrison County and Kentucky.

    In an historic election on Nov. 4, voters elected the first African American president.

    Barack Obama defeated Sen. John McCain and will be inaugurated on Jan. 20 as the 44th president of the United States.

    On election night, Obama vowed “This is your victory,” to the American public after garnering 52 percent of the votes.