Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Jan. 6, 2011
    Cody Coffey, 1989, show cause hearing; 3 counts receiving stolen property (firearm); dismissed.
    Jonathan D. Houg II, 1982, show cause deferred/installment payment; paid.
    Ricky Blackburn, 1964, continued first appearance; dismiss without prejudice upon motion, paying as ordered.
    Gerald Frizzell, 1975, revocation hearing; transfer to regular docket.
    Christopher Kiskaden, 1970, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; probable cause found, bound over to grand jury.

  • 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.
    Jan. 11 – At 5:20 p.m., a non injury accident occurred on US 27 when William Wagoner lost control of his vehicle and ran into an embankment.
    Jan. 7 – At 8:04 a.m., an injury occurred on US 27 when a vehicle driven by Emily Herron, rear-ended a truck driven by Ruth Wheeler.

  • New Drivers

    Clay Jones, Melyssa McFarland, Samantha Gaunce, Andrea Livingood.

  • Angels unaware

    A few weeks ago, I did something I never do — I picked up a hitchhiker.
    She wasn’t typical, if there is such a thing. She was older, maybe in her 70s.
    While on my way to the market, she flagged me down as I approached the end of my street and asked if I would take her as far as I was going.
    She said she had prayed for God to send someone, and that I was his answer, his “grace.”

  • Braelyn LaRae Wiglesworth

    Braelyn LaRae Wiglesworth was born to Kathryn Leopold and Nicholas Wiglesworth of Cynthiana on Jan. 12, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz.

  • Ashley Jo French

    Ashley Jo French was born to Shanna and Darren French of Cynthiana on Dec. 16, 2010 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz., and is welcomed by Brooklynn Marie French.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Braxton Chase Bramel, Dec. 29, son of Adrienne Bramel and Rex Simpson Jr.; Eli Scott Mattox, Jan. 2, son of Deana and Scott Mattox; Quenton Bryce Turley, Jan. 7, son of Chris Turley and Gwen Hicks.

  • Church News

    An informal Christian Home Fellowship meets the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 6-8 p.m. for more information call Janet at 859-954-1145.


    Cynthiana NA Group Hope for Tomorrow meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church, 312 W. Pleasant St. Annex. Speaker meeting last Thursday of each month.
    For more information or questions call Blaine at 859-298-1171.

  • Museum Musings

    * City Record Book - Trustees meeting, Thursday, Nov. 3, 1859 - “Be it further ordained that it shall be the duty of the said Patrol or Police on duty at night for the time being to ring the Court House Bell at 9 o’clock p.m.

  • Annual contractor’s breakfast is Jan. 25

    The Harrison County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting the annual contractor’s breakfast at the Harrison County Cooperative Extension Office on Jan. 25 starting at 8 a.m.
    The workshop session this year will be conducted by representatives from the Harrison County Conservation District, and Natural Resource and Conservation Services. The topic of this year’s workshop is focused on proper installation of various conservation practices and state cost share program signup information.