Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Harrison County cheerleaders finished
    sixth Saturday in Bowling Green
    Fresh from the UCA National Cheerleading contest in Orlando, Fla., where they finished fifth in the nation, the Harrison County cheerleaders finished sixth in the KAPOS competition Saturday in Bowling Green.  
    The Harrison County squad faced many of the same teams they defeated in Florida and came away one point from the fifth place slot.  

  • Paris Stockyards reopens with Harrison County connection

    Former Harrison County farmer Sammy Faulkner is co-managing the Paris Stockyards.
    Feb. 9 marked the day of the first sale at Paris Stockyards since its closing in August 2011 under the ownership of United Producers.
    Paris Stockyards was recently bought by the Loy Brothers, who run a farming operation in Russell Springs, Ky. Paris Stockyards is the fourth stockyard that the Loy Brothers own.
    During the first sale at Paris Stockyards in over six months, 1,918 head of cattle were sold to buyers and shipped as far as Colorado to large commercial feedlots.

  • Above normal number of tornadoes, says Accuweather

    State College, Pa. -- AccuWeather.com reports following a near-record number of tornadoes in 2011, an active severe weather season with above-normal tornadoes is expected in 2012.
    There were 1,709 tornadoes in 2011, falling short of the record 1,817 tornadoes set in 2004. In comparison, the average number of tornadoes over the past decade is around 1,300.
    Last year ranks as the fourth most deadly tornado year ever recorded in the United States.

  • Tri-County Sluggers
  • Property Transfers

    Elmo R. Henson, by Patsy H. Baldwin and Doris H. Mason-attorneys-in-fact, to Douglas M. Hall, Lot 9-Unit 3-Block A - Raintree Court, White Oak Estates Subdivision, $83,000.
    Gene D. McKinley and Judy McKinley to Mikel D. McKinley Jr., and Mary Clark McKinley, property in Harrison County, $250,000.
    Quit Claim Deed: Walter Tapp to Jennifer Tapp, Lot 9 of Woodland Terrace Subdivision.
    Emmett E. Mastin and Judy C. Mastin to James Brooks and Ana Mae Brooks, Lot 15-Block C in Fairview Addition, $35,000.

  • Grant’s Ark attraction held up by financial lag

    By Jamie Baker-Nantz,
    LCNI News Service
    When will the residents of Grant County see some dirt move on the Ark Encounter?
    It could be awhile longer because financing for the project has not materialized as developers hoped it would.
    No date has been set for a groundbreaking.
    The Ark Encounter LLC did  close on the final piece of property, known as the Finke property, needed for the project, which will encompass 800 acres. It will be located off KY 36 and I-75 in Williamstown.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 13, 2011
    Estate of Martin Clay Garnett, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Richard Lawson, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Alberta F. Woodruff, probate hearing; order entered.
    Northside Estates LLC vs. Dorothy Wells, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Razor Capital II, LLC vs. Justin Wilson, motion hour; default judgment entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 21, 2011
    Jessica Jewell vs. Regina Raab, M.D., motion hour; motion for continuance granted, motions to dismiss passed.
    BAC Home Loan Servicing, LP vs. James D. Stamper, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    The Bank of New York Mellon vs. Randall Brown, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    Farmers National Bank vs. James L. Sosbe, motion hour; motion withdrawn.
    Chase Home Finance, LLC vs. James R. Estes Sr., motion hour; motion granted, order entered.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Feb. 1 – At 9:38 p.m., police were called to the apartments on Fifth Street where a fight was in progress. The two men had separated when police arrived and said that everything had been worked out.
    Feb. 2 – At 6:11 a.m., police were called to Pearl Street where a man said his wife was acting crazy and needed medical attention. The woman refused medical treatment.

  • 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.

    Feb. 14 – At 8:25 a.m., an injury accident was reported on US 62. Mitchell Knipper was traveling on US 62 and attempted to pass a vehicle and lost control of his vehicle causing him to exit the road and hit a road sign.