Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    March 21--Dep. Nathan Gasser served a criminal summons from Harrison District Court to Candy Sweet for terroristic threatening, 3rd degree.
    May 3--Dep. Robert Peak cited Connie S. Dampier, Paris, with speeding.
    May 3--Dep. Robert Peak cited Kathlene D. Slade with failure to wear seat belts, license to be in possession and no registration receipt.
    May 3--Dep. Robert Peak cited David G. Justice with failure to wear seat belts.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 12, 2017
    Estate of Shelton Moore, motion hour; motion over-ruled.
    Cynthiana Properties, LTD vs. Tracy Aubrey, motion hour; default judgment.
    AnaMae Brooks vs. Sonya Burton, court trial; forcible detainer sustained by agreement.
    LVNV Funding LLC vs. Ryan Cassidy, motion hour; default judgment.
    Capital One Bank vs. Michael Cravens, motion hour; settlement agreement pending, motions passed.

  • 2017 Kentucky Junior Angus Preview Show
  • National FFA scholarship awarded to local student

    The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Chevy Trucks scholarship to Anna Arthur of the Harrison County FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Dan Cummins Chevrolet. Arthur plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at Murray State University (Ky.).
    For 33 years, scholarships have been made available through funding secured by the National FFA Foundation. This generous funding comes from individuals, businesses and corporate sponsors to encourage excellence and enable students to pursue their educational goals.

  • Academia

    Western Kentucky University has released the Dean’s and President’s lists for the spring 2017 semester. Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the Dean’s List. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the President’s List. Their names are marked with an asterisk (*).
    Local students are: Taylor C. Fry, *Augustus E. Madsen, and Clayton C. Jones.

  • Summer Food Service Program being offered through Aug. 4

    The Harrison County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
    Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the following sites and times:
    • River Road Ball Park, May 30-Aug. 4, Monday-Friday from 12-12:30 p.m.
    • Berry City Park, May 30-Aug. 4, Monday-Friday from 12-12:30 p.m.

  • Doyle appointed to WoodmenLife recruiting sales manager in Cynthiana

    Jeff Doyle has been appointed WoodmenLife recruiting sales manager for eastern Kentucky, effective June 1, 2017.
    As a recruiting sales manager, serving  Harrison and surrounding counties, Doyle will be responsible for recruiting, training and developing new sales representatives, as well as assisting members in making informed decisions regarding a variety of WoodmenLife insurance and annuity products.
    Doyle is a member of WoodmenLife Chapter 879 in Cynthiana. He is also a Fraternal Insurance Counselor Fellow.

  • Sowder completes auctioneering course

    Samuel Quentin Sowder has successfully completed the course in Auctioneering and Auction Sales Management at the Missouri Auction School.
    The diploma granted included the honorary title of Colonel. The honorary title of Colonel is a tradition dating from the Civil War.
    The concentrated course is conducted by the Missouri Auction School at the world’s largest auction training center. The training included lectures and workshops featuring prominent auctioneers from throughout America and participating in selling numerous public auctions in nearby communities.

  • Lafferty Pike fire
  • News Briefs

    Chamber Glow Run
    is July 8
    Saturday, July 8, is the Chamber of Commerce Glow Run 5K at Northside School. This race is the second installment of the Triple Crown Series.
    This year, the Chamber has added and changed several things to make this run/walk a family fun event as well.
    Each registrant will receive a Glow Run 5K tank, a rad pair of sunglasses and glow bracelets. The Chamber also ordered over 100 pounds of neon-colored powder to be thrown throughout the race. This powder will glow under the black light photo booth at the end of the race.