Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Elisha Gayle Crawford, Nov. 3, daughter of Brian and Frances Crawford; Maranda Kayley Jett, Nov. 6, daughter of Mary Kay Jett and Daniel Wesley Jett; Tiarra Rose Murray, Nov. 11, daughter of Leela Vagle and James Murray.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Felicia Gayle Price, 22, and Kenneth James Tolle, 26, married Sept. 18, 2010.
    Ashley Nicole Wade, 24, and Glen Ray Yazell Jr., 27, married Oct. 16, 2010.
    Sherrell Jean Gwinn, 55, and Larkin Leroy Price Jr., 55, married Oct. 23, 2010.
    Sandra Robin McElfresh, 42, and Jessie James Boisseau Jr., 41, married Oct. 29, 2010.
    Tomi Jean Dailey, 26, and Charles Jackson Clifford, 28, married Oct. 16, 2010.


    The Forrest and Gracie Linville family reunion will be held Saturday, Nov. 20 inside the cafeteria of Northside Elementary School. Lunch will begin at noon with games and fellowship following. Bring two or more side dishes and/or desserts to share. Beverages, paper products, and a variety of meat will be provided this year. Corn hole, ladder golf, and other games are welcome. Come and plan to spend the afternoon. If you have any questions, feel free to call or text Sarah Jane Linville Parsley at 502-545-2684.

  • Conservation loans available to farmers

    Mitchell W. Whittle, Farm Loan Chief with the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), reminds farmers that the Agency will make and guarantee Conservation Loans (CL) to producers who want to promote conservation on their land as well as conserve the country’s natural resources.
    Many farmers who need and want to implement conservation measures on their land do not have the “up front” funds available to implement these practices.

  • The deer rut is on

    Just last week my own local paper, The Sentinel-News, had a cautionary article about deer and their movements this time of the year.
    It’s a dance that can cause injury to car, body, or store front in some cases. It seems there is a story at least once where a deer walks into a local business or busts into someone’s living room.  
    I am here, however, to remind you that your young trees are vulnerable too, love and hormones can make for some crazy behavior and the deer rut has begun.  

  • Sixty-three Kentucky counties designated as Primary Natural Disaster areas

    On Nov. 3, Secretary Vilsack declared 63 Kentucky counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by drought that occurred from Aug. 1, 2010, and continuing. The counties are:

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 18
    Healthy Informed Men Seminar. Nov. 18 from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office. Free breakfast. Registration begins at 8 a.m.
    Historical Society. Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Library Annex. Kenny Simpson will present a program about a trip he along with a group of Harrison Countians took to Alaska. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
    Harry Potter Program. Thursday, Nov. 18 at 4:30 p.m. for ages 11-18 at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 4, 2010
    David R. Perry, 1982, 2 cases, review; apply bond to fines and costs, remand.
    Shannon R. Rawlings, 1983, show cause deferred/installment payment; 32 hours community service completed, case remanded.
    John R. Southwood, 1984, show cause deferred/installment payment; contempt admitted, 20 days imposed.
    Erik A. Tucker, 1980, review; 41 hours community service completed, case remanded.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Nov. 10, 2010
    Darren Clay Wilson vs. April Jane Wilson, other hearing; dismissed.
    Jimmie E. Vaughn vs. Laura Vaughn, other hearing; dismissed.
    Ashley Marlene Thompson vs. Derik Edward Thompson, other hearing; dismissed.
    Harry Douglas Schimpler vs. Laura Jean Schimpler, other hearing; dismissed.
    Wendell Eldridge vs. Jacqueline Eldridge, other hearing; dismissed.
    Sandy L. Teague vs. David W. Teague, other hearing; dismissed.

  • 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.
    Nov. 6- 6:20 p.m., Michael Williams, 45, was traveling on KY 36 when he allegedly drove over the line and sideswiped a vehicle driven by Logan Sears.
    Nov. 4- 9:30 p.m., a non-injury accident. Courtney Williamson was traveling on US 27 and struck a deer.
    Nov.6-8:15 p.m. A non-injury accident. James Evans was traveling on US 62 and hit a deer.