Today's News

  • Buena Vista Store damaged by fire

    A Buena Vista landmark was severely damaged by fire last week.

    About 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, Harrison County firefighters were dispatched to a fire at the Buena Vista store. Ilan Bear was passing the store when he saw smoke and called 911.

    Chief Charles Carson said that three of the county fire district’s trucks were at the Harrison County Fair on stand by for a tractor pull. Two additional trucks were on their way to Grant County on a mutual aid call.

  • Harrison Family Court


    Judge David Melcher

    presiding Aug. 5, 2009


    Jacqueline Yvonne Barker vs. Kenneth Ray Barker II, motion hour; transfer to Scott County.


    Crystal Karen Moore vs. Jerry Wayne Clifford Jr., motion hour; (motion to amend), completed anger management, dismissed.

    David Lee Clem vs. Artie Annabeth Price, domestic violence; one year non-contact by agreement.

    Donna Sue Buenrostro vs. Feliciano Juaro Buenrostro, domestic violence; re-issue EPO.

  • Reminder of MILC Production start month selection policy

    Producers who participate in the MILC Program in FY 2009, designated on CCC-580, the month CCC shall begin issuing payments to the dairy operation. The production start month designated on the CCC-580 with the County Office will remain the same for succeeding FY’s throughtout the duration of the MILC program, if the production start month is never modified by the producers in the dairy operation.

  • Commission to hear both sides of zone change issue

    The Cynthiana City Commission will hear arguments Tuesday in favor of and against a proposed zone change at the Business Park.

    Approved by the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission, the zone change will allow the corner lot of the Business Park, formerly zoned light industrial, to be zoned heavy industrial.

    The zone change is being proposed in conjunction with the Economic Development Authority’s negotiations with United Propane Gas.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding Aug. 4, 2009


    Farmers National Bank vs. Robert A. Hudgins, motion hour; (motion to confirm report), approved.

    Harrison County, Kentucky vs. Roger Garrett, motion hour; re-noticed.

    Chase Home Finance LLC vs. Donna L. Cooper, motion hour; sustained order.

    Kentucky Bank vs. Unknown heirs of Dallas H. Tackett (deceased), motion hour; (motion to confirm report), approved.

  • McDowell farm being used by young farmers in Harrison County

    As the trustee and administrative officer for the Agnes McDowell Trust Farm, Sam Arnold III and Ruth Hatterick presented the Harrison County Board of Education with an update of the McDowell farm and trust at Tuesday evening’s school board meeting.

  • Harrison Co. Sheriff's Report




    Aug. 15 at 2:40 p.m. -- David Asbury, 57, Cynthiana, reported theft at his residence.

    Aug. 17 at 9 a.m. -- Mike McKinley, 50, Cynthiana, reported theft and criminal mischief, second degree.

    Sept. 1 at 10:40 p.m. -- Amanda Schultz, 25, Cynthiana, reported assault, fourth degree.

    Aug. 28 at 2 p.m. -- Stephen Barrett, 19, Sadieville, reported burglary, second degree.


  • Cynthiana writers get publishing boost

    A guest instructor and published poet, Leatha Kendrick, from the Carnegie Center in Lexington will appear on Sept. 18-19 as the Licking Valley Writer’s Workshop in the role of publishing guru. Ms. Kendrick’s publishing credentials include her own published works as well as those of many of her former students, whose work appears in print largely because of her guidance and help.

  • Authenticity, not perfection, should be the Christian goal

    A few weeks ago my daughter confessed to the blogosphere that she’s a fraud, albeit an unintentional fraud.

    Her neighbor wanted to take my granddaughter to Toys R Us with her girls and then out to lunch. She called Alison and apologetically admitted that she was planning to take the girls to McDonald’s.

  • United Propane doesn’t care about Connersville families

    To the editor: