Today's News

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Oct. 5, 2011
    Karen Jane Mangum vs. James Michael Mangum, other hearing; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Bonnie Fisher Hughes vs. Jennifer Campbell, motion hour; (motion for temporary custody), motion granted, order to be submitted.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Oct. 4, 2011
    Erika Hayes, 1985, sentencing; complicity burglary-second degree, complicity theft by unlawful taking, complicity criminal mischief-third degree; 5 year sentence probated.

  • 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.
    Sept. 26 – At 3:02 a.m., an injury accident was reported on US 27 North. Justin Fisher was traveling on US 27 and exited the roadway and hit two plank fences and a gate.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Sept. 30 -- Kevin S. Jackson, 30, was issued a warning on Pleasant Street for disregarding a stop sign.
    Sept. 30 -- Robert D. Fryman Jr., 27, was arrested on U.S. 27 North on a warrant for receiving stolen property under $10,000.
    Sept. 30 -- Richard T. Feeback, 27, was cited on Pleasant Street at River Road for improper start and no/expired other state registration plate/receipt.
    Oct. 1 -- Stephanie C. Keene, 25, was arrested on Pleasant Street and charged with DUI.

  • Vaccines

    At the last Harrison County Beef Cattle Association meeting, one of the members suggested we have a meeting to discuss the merits of Kill Vaccines vs. Modified Live Vaccines. This has been discussed in meetings, at the farm supply stores, and even between one farmer to another.

  • Plant garlic now for 2012 summer harvest

    For centuries garlic has been enjoyed for its culinary, medicinal and spiritual qualities, including fending off evil spirits and vampires and acting as an anti-bacterial.
    There was evidence of garlic in King Tut’s tomb when it was discovered so obviously the ancient Egyptians were growing it as far back as 2100 B.C.
    That’s some serious culinary history.
    There are two categories of garlic to consider: Allium sativum, or softneck garlic and Allium ophioscordon, or hardneck garlic.   

  • Smith ranked 9th in Angus registrations

    Ishmael Smith, Cynthiana, ranked as ninth largest in registering the most Angus beef cattle in Kentucky having recorded 99 head of Angus with the American Angus Association® during fiscal year 2011, which ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the American Angus Association.

  • Local livestock headed to NAILE

    Double Diamond Farm, Cynthiana, has entered eight head of Gelbvieh in the Beef division of the 38th annual North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE). NAILE is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show. Scheduled for Nov. 5-18, the event takes place at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville.

  • BGE to sponsor an Honor Flight for World War II vets

    They manned anti-aircraft guns at Pearl Harbor, slogged ashore under devastating fire at Normandy and fought their way inch-by-inch up Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, then modestly returned home to resume their civilian lives as farmers and teachers.
    Today, veterans fortunate enough to have survived World War II’s carnage are in their 80s or 90s. Many will never get a chance to see the memorial their grateful nation erected in 2004 to honor them, unless folks like us help.

  • Westside Testing Celebration