Today's News

  • Property Transfers


    John Chris Navarre to John Louis Navarre, 3.17 acres on Two Lick Pike.

    Quitclaim Deed: Charles L. Whittington and Ro Whittington to Quitclaims to Route 3, LLC, 1 Parcel in Harrison County: Parcel I: Tract I- 242.25 acres; Tract II- 185.75 acres on Dividing Ridge Road; Tract III- A- 33 acres, B- 2 acres.

    Mary S. Carr to James Martin Carr, 54.45 acres in Harrison County.

    James Thomas Morris and Judy R. Morris to Steven Christopher Morris and Scheryl Ann Morris, Parcel 6- 4.869 acres on Republican Pike (Ky. 392).

  • Welcome home, Daddy!

    It was a happy day for one six-year-old.

    After serving in Iraq for nine months, Lucas Cummings surprised his daughter, Tatum at school Tuesday afternoon.

    “Knock, knock,” Cummings said in the doorway of Stacy Smiley’s Southside Elementary kindergarten classroom.

    Up from her chair, Tatum jumped in her father’s arms.

    “I know how to tie my shoes now,” Tatum told her dad, who had been away for a year with D. Com. 250 BSB.

    “It’s great to be back,” said Lucas.

  • Campbell Perrin McCann

    Campbell Perrin McCann

    Campbell Perrin McCann was born to Codye Hill McCann and Robert Joseph McCann on April 5, 2009 at Central Baptist Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Barry and Carla Hill; maternal great-grandparents are Jane and J.R. Hill, and the late Louise and Carlos Perrin.

    Paternal grandparents are Dave and Anita McCann.

  • Central Christian’s ‘Angel Food Ministry’ grows by leaps and bounds

    Members of Central Christian Church gathered to box up food Saturday morning.

    “It’s such a blessing to people,” said member Lavaughn Maybrier.

    The church’s blessing is part of the national Angel Food Ministries project, which buys and sells food items to families at half the price.

    “If you can buy enough food to feed a family of four for $30, that’s a great deal,” Maybrier said.

    Church members worked  in assembly lines Saturday morning to pack food boxes that were picked up by area residents.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    May 13 at 3:48 a.m. -- injury, Pughs Ferry Rd., Christopher E. Massey, 24, Germantown, driving a 2006 Dodge Ram 2500.

    May 12 at 6:55 p.m. -- non-injury, US 62 East, Janie Crump, 40, driving a 1989 Ford F150 struck Tiffany L. McKinney, 18, Cynthiana, driving a 1994 Ford Explorer.

    May 16 at 12:40 p.m. -- non-injury, Ky 32 West, Brittany Lewis, 19, Cynthiana, driving a 2002 Oldsmobile Alero.

  • Cynthiana Police Report


    Arrests, citations, warnings

    May 13 -- Gilbert C. Clark, 47, was arrested on Poplar Street and charged with assault, domestic violence, minor injury.

    May 14 -- Matthew Baker, 31, was arreted at Bill’s Bait Shop and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.

    May 15 -- Randy Wayne Morgan, 21, was arrested on Main Street on a warrant for contempt of court.

    May 16 -- Justin H. Burns, 27, was issued a warning on U.S.27 South for speeding.

  • Breds put freeze on Bracken Polar Bears

    The Harrison County Thorobreds overcame the weather and knocked off Bracken County in a rain-delayed first-round game in the 10th Region Baseball Tournament at Scott High School on Tuesday night, 8-0.

    The Breds first-round game against the Polar Bears was to have been played on Monday afternoon, but was washed out, along with both lower-bracket games.

    All four first-round games were scheduled for Monday, but only one was completed before the rains came and forced cancellation of the other three contests.

  • Engagements

    • Kellie Marie Stroud and Jerry B. Ritchie to marry Sunday, June 7 at 2:30 p.m. at Journey Church.

    • Elizabeth Jane McGhee and Patrick Lee Butcher to marry July 18 at 3:30 p.m. at Antioch Mills Christian Church.

  • Couple airlifted to UK Tuesday following wreck on Stratton Pike

    Greg Ritchie, 30, is in serious condition at UK Chandler Hospital after a Tuesday accident that occurred around 6 p.m.

    Ritchie and Stacey Barnes, 24, were traveling southbound on Stratton Pike in a 1995 Chevrolet Blazer, when the vehicle dropped off the right shoulder of the road.

    Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak said Ritchie, who was driving the vehicle, steered the Blazer back onto the road, causing the vehicle to flip twice and hit an embankment.

    “Upon impact, the vehicle burst into flames,” Peak said.

  • Fillies claim District title

    Clutch hitting and a strong pitching performance by Tracey Hicks paved the way for Harrison County’s 4-1 victory on Tuesday night against host Nicholas County in the 38th District Softball Tournament title game.

    The district championship is Harrison County’s third in a row and sixth in the last nine years.

    Harrison County fell behind 1-0 when Nicholas County strung together a triple and single in the top of the second inning, but wasted no time in its half of the inning to take control.