Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 2, 2015
    Estate of Sheri A. Cravens, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Katherine A. Smith, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Donald R. Stephens, other hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Sonia Stephens, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Capital One Bank vs. Shane D. Bartels, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic cases
    Feb. 4 -- At 10 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Ky. 1940 about three miles from the city limits. Sid Harney of Paris, Kentucky, was traveling east when the front tire blew out on his vehicle. It caused him to lose control. He went into the ditch line and struck a utility pole.
    Feb. 8 – At 6:40 p.m., a non-injury single vehicle accident occurred on US 27 South over a mile from the city limits. Justin Williams of Licking Valley Road struck a deer.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Jan. 31 -- Melissa A. Hackney, 46, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Walmart and charged with third degree criminal trespass.
    Jan. 31 -- Chasity  D. Angel, 33, was cited on East Bridge Street for improper equipment, inadequate silencer (muffler) and license to be in possession.
    Feb. 1 -- Martin C. Mastin, 44, was cited on North Poplar Street for no/expired registration plate, failure to maintain insurance and no registration receipt.
    Feb. 1 -- Lisa Hall, 24, was arrested on a Harrison County warrant.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding Feb. 4, 2015
    Michael Allen Taylor vs. Casey Elizabeth Trapp, domestic; decree and findings entered.
    Sarah Warmouth vs. Richard Warmouth, domestic; decree to be submitted, findings entered.
    Michael Hayes vs. Leona Bell, motion hour; (motion for restraining order), agreed order submitted.
    Melissa Kay Lea vs. Billy Ray Lea, motion hour; motion withdrawn.
    Shelia A. Mattox vs. Josh Michael Taulbee, 1983, domestic violence; EPO is withdrawn without prejudice.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 3, 2015
    Mercedes Clem, 1994, sentencing; theft by unlawful taking (firearm), theft by unlawful taking or disp. controlled substance under $10,000, possession of controlled substance-second degree; 1 1/2 year sentence imposed.
    Melvin Crawford, 1965, sentencing; escape-second degree; 1 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Melvin Crawford Jr., 1965, sentencing; 2 counts sexual abuse-first degree (victim under 12 years of age); 6 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

  • Noble ends long career in child care

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Gaye Noble is quick to correct people when they ask if she is retiring from being director of the Cynthiana Baptist Day Care after 20 years. 

    She’s only in her 19th year, she says.

  • Hot diggity dog! Kattleman’s Kreek will re-open Monday

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Hot dog! After a brief closure last August, Paul Haney will re-open a new version Kattleman’s Kreek this Monday which will return the restaurant to its simple, fast-food roots.

  • Cedar Ridge will have 10-year anniversary celebration Feb. 10

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Ten years ago, Trilogy Health Services cut the ribbon on the front doors of the Cedar Ridge Health Campus in Cynthiana. It was one of the first Kentucky campuses that the company began operating and, by any measure, it has been a successful endeavor.

  • Toppled truck closes road for hours

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    New Lair Road was shut down for over seven hours Saturday night when a semi-truck loaded with 3M brand Post-It Notes veered off the side of the road and overturned.

  • Police make arrest in Massey murder

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Lexington police arrested and charged Paris Charles, 59, Tuesday afternoon in connection with the  murder and dismemberment of a former Harrison County resident Goldia Massey.