Today's News

  • Sparks to coach at Mississippi College

    Mississippi College head football coach Norman Joseph has announced the hiring of Jason Sparks as the Choctaws new defensive line coach.

    Were very happy to add Jason to our coaching staff, said Joseph. He has experience with our defensive scheme and his enthusiasm and coaching style are a great fit for our defense. Im anxious to see him work with our defensive front.

    Sparks, a 1999 graduate of Harrison County High School, will work with a defensive front led by All-ASC senior defensive end Brannon Willisson.

  • Property Transfers


    General Warranty Deed: Michael Fuller and Christina J. Fuller to Don Johnson and Cheryl R. Johnson, 10.000 acres on Salem Pike, $35,000.

    Todd C. Doan and Terri A. Doan to Mildred S. Brooking, Tract 3 - 5.1520 acres of Doan Plat, $86,100.

    KY-TENN, Incorporated to MSJ Construction Co., 0.2323 acre at 430 E. Pleasant St., $207,000.

    Michelle L. Smith to George E. Baisden and Rita J. Baisden, Lot 2-A of Franklin Lane Division (79 Franklin Lane), $156,000.

  • Community Calendar

    SATURDAY, July 19

    Yard Sale / Pancake Breakfast. Saturday, July 19 beginning at 8 a.m. Rain or shine, Main Street, Berry, Ky. Proceeds to benefit the Berry Lions Club.

    MONDAY, July 21

    HCHS Council. The Harrison County High School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet July 21 at 4:30 p.m. in room 106. All meetings are open to the public.

    Planning Commission of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Berry will meet Monday, July 21, 7:30 p.m., at the sheriffs office for a training session (no items on the agenda). The meetings are open to the public.

  • District Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding July 7, 2008


    Clark Regional Medical Center, Inc. vs. Bonnie R. Couch, motion hour; motion for default granted for principal of $2,426.07 and post-judgment.

    Asset Acquisition Group, LLC vs. Larry Woodruff, motion hour; motion for default granted in principal of $3,557.64 and post-judgment.

    Ishmael Properties vs. Mindy Young, court trial; hearing held, forcible detainer granted, to vacate on or before July 11.


  • Picnic planned for military families next weekend

    Cornerstone Christian Church is sponsoring a military picnic with the families of those fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

    The event is planned for Saturday, July 26 at Little Switzerland Park, located at 1720 Old Lair Road, Cynthiana.

    This is going to be a special event with games for the kids starting at 3 p.m. Hot dogs, hamburgers and sides will be served at 5 or 6 p.m.

    Dinner will be followed with special recognition for the military and drawings for prizes given by local businesses (including boys and girls bikes)

  • Dump cleaned at new stadium site

    The Harrison County Board of Education approved a $66,528 expenditure for clean up of an apparent illegal dump site found during construction of the new Harrison County High School Athletic complex.

    John Gilbert, of architectural firm Ross Tarrant, said 3,360 cubic yards of what he called unsuitable soils had to be removed from the site, which is adjacent to Harrison County Middle School.

    Generally speaking, Gilbert explained, this means any type of ground that cannot be used for new construction.

  • Cynthiana Police Dept.


    Case reports

    June 26 Kayla Love, Paris, reported that her purse was stolen from her friends car while it was parked on Pike Street. The purse, which was a Coach brand, contained a new Nikon camera and some case.

    June 26 At 6:32 p.m., Kenny Knipper called to report that someone had planted two marijuana plants behind his storage building. Police seized the plants.

    June 27 At 5:14 p.m., Robert Hudgins, Creekview, reported that while he was at work, someone entered his home and took $2,000 in change that was in a glass milk jar.

  • Contract negotiation not acceptable for closed meeting

    Cynthiana Mayor Jim Brown anticipated negotiating the city's contract with Harrison County Water Association in a closed session at the conclusion of Tuesday's city commission meeting.

    However, John Lair, city attorney, advised the mayor and commissioners that a contract negotiation was not accepted for closed session under the Open Meetings Act.

    The Kentucky Open Meetings act is designed to keep the public's business open to public scrutiny.

    Harrison County Water Association purchases its water from the city.

  • Birth - Andrew Harold Lee Wills

    Andrew Harold Lee Wills

    Andrew Harold Lee Wills was born to Laura Ashley and Michael Wills of Cynthiana on June 3, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz., and is welcomed by his sisters, Tracy and Emma.

    Maternal grandparents are Mary and Jesse Smith of Carlisle, and Harold Jr. and Kay Coy of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Virginia Coy and the late Harold Coy Sr., and the late Martha Morgan and Orvil Lee Sexton.

    Paternal great-grandparents are Nettie Meeks and the late Bob Meeks.

  • Birth - Aidan Walker Brogli

    Aidan Walker Brogli

    Aidan Walker Brogli was born to Joe and Carrie Beth Brogli of Cynthiana on May 1, 2008 at Georgetown Community Hospital. He weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Terry and Robin Arnold of Paris; maternal great-grandparents are Helen Arnold and E.J. and Marilyn Caswell of Paris.

    Paternal grandparents are Rita and Doug Link of Paris, and Mike and Evelyn Brogli of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Aline Whitecotton of Cynthiana, and the late Robert and Emma Wade of Cynthiana.