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Today's News

  • Spring lawn care is simple, do not fertilize

    Pay no attention to the man behind the screen, or should I say on the screen.
    Commercials for lawn fertilizers show up on the airwaves this time of the year promising the perfect lawn if you apply this product or that. 
    In fact, keeping a healthy attractive lawn is not that complicated if you maintain good habits; and this does not necessarily include spring fertilization.
    I think we would all agree that an attractive lawn is one that has a thick stand of turf with good color and is relatively weed free. 

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Kathryn Cecilia Gasser, Dec. 31, daughter of Nathan and Megan Gasser.
    The Cynthiana Police Department has purchased tasers to be used by on-duty officers.
    Harrison Deposit Bank, located on the corner of Pike and Walnut streets, was robbed Monday morning. The suspect managed to get away.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S REPORT
    Citations
    March 20--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a bench warrant from Harrison Circuit Court to Magan L. Pelfrey for failure to appear
    March 20--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a bench warrant from Montgomery County District Court to Magan L Pelfrey for contempt of court libel/slander resistance to order.
    March 20--Dep. Stephen McCauley served a bench warrant from Harrison District Court to Robert Commodore for failure to appear.

    Incidents

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA
    POLICE REPORT
    Arrests, Citations, Warnings
    March 16 -- Misty C. McElfresh, 30, was arrested on Whitt Way for possession of open alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, possession drug paraphernalia, and possession of controlled substance-first (heroin).
    March 17 -- John F. Malone, 36, was arrested on a Fayette County warrant for failure to appear.
    March 19 -- Jared Jenkins, 17, was issued citations for no registration receipt and careless driving while traveling U.S. Hwy. 27 South.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding March 20, 2018
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Briana Beagle, 1991, probation revocation hearing; admits allegations, probation revoked, 5 year sentence imposed.
    Jacob Dale, 1986, probation revocation hearing; probation violation - admission to allegations, probation revoked, 2 year sentence imposed.
    Devin A. Devers, 1995, other hearing; admission to allegations.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding March 19, 2018
    CIVIL CASES
    State Farm Bank, FSB vs. Bobby Bryant, motion hour; default judgment.
    Midland Funding vs. Jessica Custard, motion hour; default judgment.
    Troy Capital, LLC vs. Mark Doyle, motion hour; default judgment.
    Personal Finance Company, LLC vs. Barry Sparks, motion hour; default judgment.
    Cavalry SPV I, LLC vs. David Tumey, motion hour; judgment entered.
    FELONY CASES

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS
    General Warranty Deed: Harold M. Kendall and Delores J. Kendall to Jacob Tyler Kendall and Taighlor Lindsey Kendall, property located at 3187 New Lair Road, $219,000.
    Larry R. Williams and Mary Ellen Williams to Deborah Lynn Hiler, property located at 1388 Ammerman Lane, $31,800.
    Austin Corey and Jessica Corey to Tyler D. Moore, property located on 2082 Ky. 1842 (Connersville-Leesburg Pike), $160,000.

  • Blue Licks Chapter Sons of the American Revolution Awards
  • Anderson has attended KHSAA tournaments for 66 straight years

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Athletics have been a big part of Billy Anderson’s life. He has been a player, a hall of fame coach and, more importantly, a fan of all sports for his entire life.
    As a fan, he has attended the KHSAA Boys State Basketball Tournament for an astounding 66 straight years.
    “To be fair, I haven’t attended every single game during that time, but I have attended every state tournament since 1953,” he said.

  • Honor Roll

    The Eastside Elementary Honor Roll for the third nine-weeks includes:
    Wilson Barnes, *Toby Barry, *Amelia Beam, *Sydney Brannock, *Austin Brinegar, Matthew Burton, Peyton Callahan, Brynn Clark, Jordan Coleman, *Thalea Cruz, *Abigail Dennis, Olivia Eubanks, *Isaiah Finch, *Danielle Franklin, Brooklynn French, *Michael Fuller, Alaura Fulmer, Kadyn Griffieth, Bianca Grimm, *Harrison Hatter, Avery Howard, Lawson Hunt, *Simon Jenkins, Landon Jones;