Today's News

  • Second MRSA case confirmed in Harrison schools

    Letters were sent home with students on Friday reporting that a second incident of MRSA had been confirmed in Harrison County schools.

    Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to the antibiotic methicillin.

    According to Dee Gee Fischer, assistant superintendent, administration was not notified of the case until the student returned to school.

    She said the Harrison County Middle School student was out of school the required seven days and brought a doctors note confirming the diagnosis.

  • Museum Musings

    * The Mirror, Aug. 15, 1903 - The soldiers entertained the citizens at an informal reception and campfire at their headquarters in Riverside Park Wednesday. Punch and cake were served in Col. Williams tent and while the guests enjoyed the hospitality of the gallant soldiers, the hand discoursed lively patriotic and popular airs. Everyone present enjoyed the novelty and freedom of the entertainment. (The troops were the State Militia which bad been called in to protect the prisoners and witnesses of the Curt Jett and Tom White murder trial.

  • Sports Beat

    Chamber Golf Classic set for Oct. 2

    The 10th annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic will be held Thursday, Oct. 2 at the Cynthiana Country Club beginning at 9 a.m.

    Entry fee will be $50 per person, $200 a team. There will also be an awards luncheon, goodie bags, and door prizes.


    Registration forms available at the Chamber of Commerce office, 201 S. Main St. RSVP with Pat Grenier, 859-234-5236; or fax to 859-234-6647 no later than Sept. 24.

    HCHS Season Passes

  • High school sports report

    The Harrison County cross country teams traveled to Maysville to run in the Mason County Invitational on Saturday. The Breds faced stiff competition in the MCI, as high winds in Northern Kentucky the week before, canceled a big meet up there.

    According to HCHS coach Danny Simpson, many of those teams in Northern Kentucky showed up in Maysville on Saturday.

  • City's recycling going to Bluegrass Regional

    "We are recycling with a better deal than we had before," said Commissioner Jimmy New at Tuesday's commission meeting. "We will be getting some money back."

    New said the city has never stopped collecting recyclables, which some residents may have misunderstood.

    When the county's contract with Randy Northcutt was due for renewal on June 30, the city chose to look at other options stating that it was providing the vehicle and personnel to collect the material, then paying an additional $1,750 monthly.

  • Wreck victims airlifted

    Two wrecks in two days required victims to be airlifted from sites in eastern Harrison County.

    On Wednesday, Sept. 17, at about 2:45 p.m., 18-year-old Trevor Marsh, of Cynthiana, hit a guard rail about six miles out of town on U.S. 62 East, according to a report from the Harrison County Sheriffs Office.

    Marsh was going eastbound at the time of the accident.

    The report said a witness account was that speed did not appear to be a factor and that Marsh appeared to be in control of the 2008 Honda CB1000R motorcycle he was driving.

  • Dalila Kanani Maresco

    Dalila Kanani Maresco

    Dalila Kanani Maresco was born to Sarah Beth Adams and Jonathan T. Maresco of Cynthiana on Sept. 13, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 13 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Breyanna Maresco, and brother, Zachariah Maresco.

    Maternal grandparents are Kathie and Jimmy Tucker of Cynthiana and Barbara and Joe Adams of Dry Ridge, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Gayle and Jeryl Whitson of Cynthiana.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Jacqueline Dawn Holland, 21, and Ryan Matthew Crew, 31, married Aug. 30, 2008.

    Tara Michelle Smith, 27, and Justin Lloyd Wagner, 23, married Sept. 6, 2008.

    Elizabeth Ellen Beamon, 28, and Brian Keith Thompson, 27, married Sept. 7, 2008.

    Amber Lynette Ritchie, 24, and Steven Barker, 26, married Sept. 12, 2008.

  • Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding Sept. 2, 2008


    Commonwealth of Kentucky vs. James Harralson, motion hour; (motion for funds), sustained order.

    Discover Bank vs. Joann A. West, other hearing; dismissed, order.

    Citimortgage, Inc. vs. Sylvester Williams, motion hour; (motion to confirm report), approved.

    Citimortgage, Inc. vs. Gloria Browning, motion hour; (motion for writ of possession, motion to confirm report), approved, motion for writ sustained order.

  • Court gives $500 for fire hydrant installation

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court allocated $500 toward installing a flush fire hydrant near Harrison Estates.

    Charlene Craycraft and Patti Clapp have been trying to raise money to install the hydrant on the Harrison County Water Association line which runs along Wornall Lane.

    Currently, we dont have any fire protection in Harrison Estates other than what the fire trucks can carry, Clapp said. So quick as a mobile home or trailer burns, by the time they have to leave the area to refill their tanks and come back, its already gone.