Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 1, 2015
    Estate of Heelen Frances Fryman Nichols, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Howard R. Winkle, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Heights Finance Corporation vs. Connie R. Commodore, motion hour; default judgment.
    Midland Funding vs. Craig Feagan, motion hour; default judgment.
    Jim Lee vs. Geneva Hamilton, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding June 2, 2015
    William Banks, 1991, pretrial conference; robbery-second degree; guilty plea entered.
    Jennifer Bishop, 1982, pretrial conference; theft of identity of another without consent - guilty plea entered; theft by unlawful taking under $500, criminal trespassing-third degree - dismissed.
    Raven Edwards, 1987, pretrial conference; complicity burglary-first degree, attempt robbery-first degree; guilty plea entered.
    Noble Gabbard Jr., 1976, show cause hearing; admission to allegations.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding June 3, 2015
    James Hays vs. Mariette Hays, review; parties withdrawing motion.
    Tracie Kern vs. Devin Mann, motion hour; motion to revoke denied.
    Corey Ward vs. Madison D. Ward, review; motion for visitation denied, close and remand from docket.
    Abby Katherine Clinard vs. Timothy Dee Patrick Holloway, domestic violence; no domestic violence, EPO dismissed.
    Connie Sue Powell vs. Donald Powell, domestic violence; DVO entered.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    May 29 -- At  9:17 p.m. a non-injury, single-vehicle accident occurred on US 27 North 14 miles outside Cynthiana. Sarah K. Brown, of KY Hwy. 982, was traveling south on US 27 when a deer ran into the road. Brown’s vehicle struck the deer.
    May 30 -- At 7:29 p.m., a non-injury, single-vehicle accident occurred on KY 36, half a mile outside Cynthiana city limits. Randal E. Lyons, of KY Hwy. 36 West, was traveling outbound when he drove off the shoulder of the road and drove through a wire fence.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    May 30 -- Blake W. Hatch, 18, was arrested on Ladish Road on a warrant and charged with failure to wear seat belt.
    May 30 -- Danny R. Brierly, 53, was arrested on U.S. 27 North and charged with alcohol intoxication.
    May 31 -- Ryan L. Moore, 29, was arrested on U.S. 27 South and charged with DUI.
    June 1 -- Justin L. Gentry, 30, was arrested on two Scott County warrants.

  • HCMS Field Trip
  • USDA announces restart of Biomass Crop Assistance Program for renewable energy

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces that incentives will resume this summer for farmers, ranchers and forest landowners interested in growing and harvesting biomass for renewable energy. The support comes through the Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP), which was reauthorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. BCAP provides financial assistance to establish and maintain new crops of energy biomass, or who harvest and deliver forest or agricultural residues to a qualifying energy facility.

  • Digging and dividing daffodils for better blooming results

    If your daffodils didn’t bloom well this year ask yourself these two questions: Did you allow the foliage to die back naturally last summer before you cut it off; and has it been eons since they were last divided?  
    Patience is a virtue when it comes to daffodils.  
    Often the first color to appear in early spring, their beauty is long awaited.
    Then we have to wait another two months before we can remove the dulling green foliage.  

  • Signups needed for ag trip to western Kentucky

    Over the years we have sponsored several trips all over the US. We have about covered all parts of our country with the exception being our own state.
    Three years ago, our Extension Agent group here in Central Kentucky visited Christian County in far western Kentucky.  The community which includes the town of Hopkinsville is large and has vast amounts of agriculture. On Monday, July 27 we will embark on a tour to western Kentucky.

  • Ag Development Phase I funds available for all local farmers

    The Harrison County Ag Development Board (Phase I) met Monday, May 11 at the Harrison County Extension Center.
    The meeting was the beginning phase of the 2015 Ag Development Program for Harrison County. Harrison County is receiving nearly $400,000 to allocate to local farmers thru an application process in the next couple of months.