Today's News

  • Lawsuit filed on behalf of tobacco farmers whose contracts were allegedly not upheld

    Two Harrison County tobacco farmers are looking to gain their losses through a breach of contract, class action lawsuit.
    The Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati law firm  of Strauss & Troy filed a class action lawsuit in Harrison County against Universal Corporation “Universal Leaf North America,” according to a press release sent by Strauss & Troy attorney Jack Gatlin.

  • Kentucky to offer free GED testing for limited time

    The GED test will be free in Kentucky through June 30. Kentuckians taking the test during that timeframe will not have to pay the usual $55 fee. Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education, will pay the fee.
    “We are pleased to offer this incentive because it will help many Kentuckians re-energize their education and career,” said Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King.

  • Harrison County District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding March 21, 2011
    Estate of Sandra M. Brooks, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Martha R. Brown, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Ira Jesse Coy, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Mary Margaret Mynear, other hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Peggy Rogers, probate hearing; will admitted, bond approved, order entered.
    Estate of Miranda Lee Walters, probate hearing; orders entered and bond approved.

  • 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.
    March 11 – At 7:34 a.m., an injury accident was reported to have occurred on Ky 1842. Teresa Bell was traveling on the road and lost control due to ice on the road. Her vehcile slid off of the road and struck a tree.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    March 17 – At 8 p.m., a report of alleged harassment was made by a resident on Smith Avenue.
    March 18 – At 11:05 a.m., police were called to Locust Street where Christ True reported that a stereo and speakers that were in his truck had been taken out and pawned at Cynthiana Jewelry and Pawn.
    March 18 – At 7:39 p.m., police were called regarding a report of alleged harassment that had occurred at Walmart.

  • Court questions salary increase in rec. dept.

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court held its first budget workshop Tuesday to discuss requests from organizations and groups as well as consider county payroll issues.
    The court has deferred any action on a Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation budget pending  clarification of salary and representation issues.
    The recreation department submitted a request to the court in the amount of $62,500. The amount requested is $2,500 less than last year’s request, but includes a 14 percent pay increase for the director of the recreation department.

  • New Drivers

    James Tomlin, Amanda Hamm, Taylor Moore, Katherine S. Sowder, Xavier T. Carter, Leandra Bryant, William A. Milner, Samuel David Doyle, Shannon Howard and Bridgett Hicks.

  • Memorial Garden to be finished early summer

    Battle Grove Cemetery looks to provide better accommodations and beat the weather with its new building.
    Until now, services that were held at Battle Grove Cemetery have often been haunted by gusting winds or undesirable temperatures.
    With a dream and a few local donations, Battle Grove Cemetery will be opening its new Meditation Garden this summer.
    “The building and the whole idea has been a dream of mine and the trustees for some time now,” said Billy Grayson, director of Battle Grove Cemetery.

  • Harrison County Farmers Market plans to open April 30

    The Harrison County Farmers Market plans to open Saturday, April 30 at the new Farmers Market Pavilion at Flat Run Veterans Park. A grand opening celebration is being planned and future details will follow.

  • Swinfords celebrate 48th anniversary

    John and Mary Swinford celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, March 23 at Cedar Ridge Health Campus.
    A private candlelight dinner was prepared for them to enjoy by the Cedar Ridge Dietary staff. It consisted of steak, salad, baked potato, asparagus and a strawberry shortcake for dessert. The table was decorated with a spring floral arrangement and candles in lead crystal candle sticks.