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Today's News

  • No agreement for Cedarbrook sanitation

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

  • Jailer tells court new van needed

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The van used to transport multiple inmates to court once a week is in serious need of replacement, reported Harrison County Jailer Steve Slade at the regular meeting of the Harrison County Fiscal Court Tuesday evening.

  • Whitaker headed to UK as assistant coach

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    Harrison County native Camryn Whitaker was hired as an assistant coach for the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team, head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Thursday.  

  • The joy of being a sinner

    Thanks to my daughter, Alison, I’ve been listening to Chris Rosebrough, a Lutheran pastor in North Dakota who has a daily podcast, “Fighting for the Faith.”

  • Deputy charges driver with DUI after crash in farm field

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    A Williamstown man was arrested on drunk driving charges after a Harrison County Deputy Sheriff found him passed out in the driver’s seat of his car in the middle of a farm field off Ky. 36 West on Friday night, April 17.

  • Tapp’s out as city commissioner, Slade takes lead

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The Cynthiana City Commissioner who got off to a rocky start in January, resigned his position on Tuesday.

  • Police recover stolen motorcycle

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Two men acting suspiciously on the back of a motorcycle led to a brief police chase, recovery of a stolen motorcycle and nine charges against the driver.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding April 21, 2015
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Timothy Debord, 1979, arraignment; first degree possession of controlled substance (heroin) first offense; bench warrant issued.
    Tanya Poe, arraignment; first degree possession of controlled substance (heroin) first offense, drug paraphernalia-buy/possess, operate motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs-first offense; bench warrant issued.
    Brenda Kay Brown, 1950, motion hour; motion overruled.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 20, 2015
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Norris Florence, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Anna Sue Rogers, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Darin Gabriel Williams, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    In re: William D. Rogers Estate, motion hour; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Hillside Apartments vs. Grover Scott, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Randy Northcutt vs. Kenton Whitaker, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    FELONY CASES

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    April 1 -- At 2:47 p.m., Teresa J. Barnes, 103 E. Penn St., reported that when she returned to her residence from Bourbon County she discovered that several items had been taken, including a cell phone and American Eagle clothing belonging to her son. Barnes said she had an agreement with Ashley Thompson to return the property by April 1. The property was not returned. Police are seeking a complaint through the county attorney’s office for theft by unlawful taking under $500.