Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Feb. 1 – At 1:39 p.m., Josh Rueger, an employee of Papa John’s, reported having received a forged check.
    Feb. 2 – At 3:52 p.m., police were called to the courthouse where a woman was falling off the bench and appeared to be under the influence. Police arrested Tonya Applegate, charging her with public intoxication and prescription controlled substance no in proper container.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 15, 2011
    Harrison County, Ky. vs. Robert Shirley, status hearing; status hearing held, case remanded.
    GE Money Bank vs. Charlotte Childers, motion hour; (motion to transfer), motion granted, order entered.
    Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs. Elizabeth Northcutt, motion hour; (motion to confirm report), report of withdrawn sale approved.
    Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance vs. Steven Roach, motion hour; motion passed.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 14, 2011
    Estate of Bobby Clay Stephens, probate hearing; order entered appointing administratrix.
    Estate of June Carolyn Fryman, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Mary Ruth Hendricks, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Julius Joseph Schwanke, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Estel R. Simpson, probate hearing; will admitted and order entered.
    In re: Jamie Lynn McKinley, court trial; order entered.

  • Barnett second, Shirley loses close matches in state finals

    Defending State Champion Brandon Barnett fell one match short of repeating as Thomas Buckman of Union County won an 8-4 decision in the championship match late Saturday night.  
    Barnett had been the Brandon Harrison County was used to up to this match as he worked his way into the finals.  
    He opened in the preliminaries by pinning Richie of Louisville Doss in 1:43 and followed with a 2:59 pin of Lynch of Newport.  

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Feb. 16, 2011
    Martha Ellen Bond vs. Gary Wayne Bone Sr., domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    James Earl Coleman and Sandra Shanklin Coleman, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Jimmy D. Turner vs. Rhonda Gail Turner, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Stewart Ray Ecklar vs. Mia Michelle Ecklar, pretrial conference; pass to be re-noticed.
    Sheri Nicole Gillispie vs. Anthony Kent Gillispie, status hearing; pass to be re-noticed.

  • Cynthiana Baptist Church fills two-year senior pastor vacancy

    Thundering applause rang through out Cynthiana Baptist Church on Jan. 30, as the 6-foot-10 Nigeria native walked down the aisle after an overwhelming number of “yes” votes named him as the new senior pastor.
    After the departure of former pastor Wayne Spivey, CBC has been without a full-time senior pastor for two years. As the CBC pastor search committee worked tirelessly, interim pastor, John Withers, graciously fulfilled the empty position and led the church through the difficult “vacant” period.

  • Alabama pastor makes his new home at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church

    Not only has Cynthiana Presbyterian Church recently received a face-lift and a historical renovation to the walls and beautiful copper steeple, but part of the face-lift includes a new face in the pulpit every Sunday morning too.
    Patrick Laney has recently been called to fill the position of pastor at Cynthiana Presbyterian Church, a position that has been vacant since June 2008.
    Since the church’s former pastor, Larry Bowald, left, interim pastor Dr. Art Deyoung has lead the church for two years through the long search for a new leader.

  • Stevenson replaces tenured pastor at Macedonia Baptist Church

    When a pastor gives service to the same church for 38 years, they leave a legacy, and usually really big shoes to fill.
    Macedonia Baptist Church, was blessed for 38 years of faithful service by Joseph C. Ray. Recently, Ray turned ill and was forced to retire due to his declining health.
    Recently though, Macedonia Baptist has received a new type of light in the form of Anthony L. Stevenson.

  • Some odd and ends during the District

    I had several comments on last week’s article about how the grandchildren remind me and others of me.
    I appreciate the kind words and also appreciate that someone reads this. I am thankful for the ability to be around them to know what they are doing.  
    Several things of note happened that I want to comment on this week.  
    First thing is Stephen Moses and Lee Kendall being selected to the 10th Region Basketball Hall of Fame. Moses was the best shooter that I have seen in the past 35 years of watching Harrison County basketball.

  • Connersville Christian hires Ashland native to lead church

    Some want to be doctors or lawyers when they are young, but Warren French knew at an early age that he was destined to do something much more divine.
    Barely a month ago, Connersville Christian Church put an end to a vacancy that had the church without a senior minister.
    To fill the position, the Lord sent an Ashland, Ky., native to once again lift the spirits of the growing country church.