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Today's News

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS
    Homer Earl Bills and Doris Marilyn Bills, Ricky Wilson Bills, James Thomas Bills to Charles W. Northcutt and Sue C. Northcutt and Anthony W. Northcutt and Megon K. Northcutt, property located in Harrison County, $23,450.
    Dennis P. Eckert and Sara K. Eckert to  Edward Colton Berry and Jillian Rose Berry, Lot 19 of Unit 4 of Grandview Acres Subdivision, $150,000.
    Warranty Deed: Bonnie L. Flanery, surviving spouse of Lester F. Flanery to APC Towers, LLC, property located in Harrison County, Lot 1, Twin Creek Road Subdivision, $80,000.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 11, 2017
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Janice N. Belter, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Harold Lee Campbell, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Elsie P. Stamper, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Albert F. Wiglesworth, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S REPORT
    CITATIONS
    Dec. 9--Dep. Joe Daniel served a bench warrant from Bourbon County District Court to Erin Hawkins Johnson for fraudulent use of a credit card, under $500.
    Dec. 11--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Chellsea M. Vergara for theft by unlawful taking, under $500.
    Dec. 11--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Timothy Hager, Jr., for theft by deception.
    Accidents

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Case reports
    Nov. 8 -- At 2:06 p.m., police and sheriff’s deputies followed a vehicle to Walmart driven by a Randy Mullins whom they knew had an outstanding warrant. Mullins exited the vehicle at Walmart and ran through the parking lot and across the highway behind Don Senor. Mullins was taken into custody in the field behind Cherokee Drive.
    Nov. 10 -- At 10 p.m., Kayla Evans reported that her vehicle, a 2006 Nissan, was struck by a silver Dodge pickup truck, driven by Timothy French, which left the scene.

  • Mistletoe evident in tree tops

    I like the winter landscape because I can see past the green canvas of summer into neighboring fields where horses and sheep graze.
    I can see mistletoe everywhere, too, in the canopies of trees that line a spring-fed stream. Even in town, if you look up while you are sitting at a traffic light, I bet you’ll see some. It is there if you look into the canopies of trees devoid of their leafy-ness. 
    As a child I thought it was some sort of exotic plant that my grandmother was able to acquire special for the holidays, sort of like poinsettias. 

  • Natural gas price drops for Columbia Gas of Kentucky customers

    Columbia Gas of Kentucky has received approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) for its most recent Gas Cost Adjustment (GCA). On Nov. 29, Columbia Gas of Kentucky’s gas supply cost decreased from $5.6645 per Mcf (1,000 cubic feet) to $5.3629 per Mcf. The new gas supply cost will remain in effect until the next scheduled Gas Cost Adjustment in March 2018.

  • Concert band program

    Band students from Harrison County High School and Harrison County Middle School welcomed guests to the high school auditorium on Sunday for their annual Christmas concerts. The programs were under the direction of HCHS director John Merz and HCMS director Julie Lucky.

  • Harrison County has substitute bus driver shortage

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County School District is looking for a few good men and women to help with a substitute bus driver shortage.
    According to Transportation Director Bill Blackburn, the Harrison County District has six substitute drivers at its disposal, but needs more.

  • Kuster files for re-election

    18th Judicial District Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr., filed for re-election at the offices of the Secretary of State Alison Lundergan-Grimes on Nov. 30, 2017.  Kuster has served as district judge for Harrison, Pendleton, Nicholas and Robertson counties since 2010. He previously served as Harrison County Attorney from 2000 to 2010. He is married to Robin Shaw Kuster and has one step-son, Joshua D. O’Brien. “I am excited by the opportunity to continue to serve the 18th Judicial District to the best of my ability over the next four years.”

  • Sentencings issued in four Circuit Court cases

    Four Harrison County defendants learned their fate in Harrison Circuit Court last week.
    Christopher Hall was sentenced to one year in prison on a charge of first-degree bail jumping. His sentence will be served consecutively to his other sentence in Harrison Circuit Court.
    His request for probation was denied.
    Heather Bailey was sentenced to one year in jail on her charge of first-degree bail jumping. The sentence was also set to run consecutively with other cases in Harrison, Johnson, Floyd and Madison counties.