Today's News

  • Harrison County Family Court



    Judge Barbara Paul


    presiding Dec. 17, 2008




    Constance M. Richardson vs. Dale Alan Richardson, motion hour; order entered.


    Roy Allen Stith vs. Sandra Faye Stith, review; paying as ordered, remand from docket.


    John Martin Swanson vs. Shawna Renee Swanson, motion hour; (motion for child support), motion sustained, agreed order of support entered.


  • Sports Beat

    Harrison County Football Alumni

    meeting scheduled

    The Harrison County Football Alumni Association will hold a meeting Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. All former Bulldogs and Thorobreds are encouraged to attend this meeting to discuss the annual alumni banquet.

    Anyone interested in promoting football in Harrison County is invited to attend.

    Bowlers drop two to Fleming

    The Harrison County High School bowling teams lost two matches to homestanding Fleming County on Sunday in Flemingsburg.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Jan. 15

    Central Kentucky Horse Club will hold their meeting Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Topics of discussion include horse adoptions, a new web site, and upcoming trail events. All members and interested equine lovers are invited.  Contact Paulette Klein, 588-3394 or Tracy Berkey 859-588-1673 for additional information.



    Malcolm Thomas, Ryan Linville, and Catherine Darnell.

  • Mayor post shared

    A week after their deadlocked vote, commissioners voted Tuesday night to split the position of Cynthiana mayor pro-tem between Commissioner Jack Keith and Commissioner Mark Mattmiller, with Keith assuming mayor pro-tem responsibilities this year, and Mattmiller assuming the position at the beginning of 2010.

    Commissioner Amanda Moore explained at the beginning of the meeting that the decision had been reached under the entire commission’s “cooperation and mutual agreement,” saying the decision was in the best interest of the city.

  • Top 10 stories of 2008: Voters make Nov. 4 an historic election

    1. When one reflects on 2008, likely the biggest story is one that extends beyond the borders of Harrison County and Kentucky.

    In an historic election on Nov. 4, voters elected the first African American president.

    Barack Obama defeated Sen. John McCain and will be inaugurated on Jan. 20 as the 44th president of the United States.

    On election night, Obama vowed “This is your victory,” to the American public after garnering 52 percent of the votes.

  • Christians shouldn't be afraid of losing Jesus when admitting sins

    Those who write columns are bound to get people who disagree with them — like “Ole Fred.”

    Fred has written me a few times, most recently to take offense at a column about Christians who cuss and how I didn’t want to be one anymore. For the life of me I can’t figure out how he could find fault with that, but he did.

    One thing he wrote in his e-mail caught my attention and I’ve thought -- and prayed -- about it all week, in case he’s right and I have this whole grace thing wrong.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Jan. 8

    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.

    Cynthiana-Harrison County Economic Development Authority will meet Thursday, Jan. 8 at 9 a.m. in the boardroom at the Farmers National Bank, Southside Branch.

    FRIDAY, Jan. 9

    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Jan. 9 at Grand Haven at 3 p.m.

  • 2009 New year baby

    2009 New year baby. Dr. Derek Clarke delivered the first baby of the New Year on Jan. 1 at 9:46 p.m. at Harrison Memorial Hospital. Noah Patrick Thomas Ballinger was born to Brad and Kayla Ballinger of Cynthiana. He is welcomed by his sisters, Hopelynn and Alexxi, and brother, Christian. Noah and his parents received many prizes donated by local Harrison County businesses.

  • Arson cause of Boyd fires

    Family, friends and neighbors are working to clean up  what is left after an arson fire destroyed a Boyd home Saturday night.

    Kentucky State Police investigators have concluded the fire was set first in a barn on the property, and then on the back corner of a rental house next to the Bell home.

    “You can’t stop an arsonist,” said Charles Bell, son of the home owner.