Today's News

  • New Drivers

    Jared Gosney, Christy Adams, Sarah Beth Wright, James Wyatt Banks, Nikita Angeliue Cox.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 16, 2017
    Paul Franklin Levart Jr., 1976, to enter plea; importing heroin - dismiss; trafficking in controlled substance-first degree (second or greater offense-heroin), theft by failure to make required disposition of property, tampering with physical evidence, persistent felony offender-first degree (amended); guilty plea entered on each count, 16-year sentence imposed, probation denied.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding Feb. 15, 2017
    Kevin Len Coy vs. Tonya Renee Coy, domestic; parties in agreement.
    Breanne Rebecca Fights vs. Derek David Fights, motion hour; motion to withdraw granted.
    James Nelson vs. Jessica Fitzgerald, motion hour; motion for custody, sole custody to dad, closed, remanded.
    Nagonda Neace Gildersleeve vs. William Joseph Gildersleeve, motion hour; motion granted, 14 days to vacate property.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 13, 2017
    Estate of Brett Edward Persinger, probate hearing; order entered, bond entered.
    Estate of Jessica Marie Slade, probate hearing; order entered.
    In Re: Beverly Arnold, probate hearing; passed.
    Harrison Memorial Hospital vs. Tabitha L. Anderson, motion hour; default judgment.
    Harrison Memorial Hospital vs. Patricia Baisden, motion hour; motion withdrawn.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Case reports
    Feb. 5 -- At 12:23 p.m., police were dispatched to Wohlwinder Avenue and West Pleasant Street regarding a motor vehicle accident. Police determined that Kelsey Bell was not insured on the car she was driving on the date of the accident.
    Feb. 6 -- At 7:48 p.m., police arrived at 115 Elm St on a call of domestic violence order violation. Police arrested Mark Crawford for being at the property against the order.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Feb. 9--Dep. Joe Daniel served a bench warrant from Bourbon District Court to Jack K. Roberts for non-payment of fines.
    Feb. 11--Dep. Tuan Kreer served an arrest warrant from Harrison District Court to Matthew W. Deardorff for assault, second degree (domestic violence) and unlawful imprisonment, first degree.
    Feb. 11--Dep. Tuan Kreer served a bench warrant from Kenton District Court to Matthew Deardorff for failure to appear.

  • Court hears RV ordinance changes

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Bonnie Skinner, director of the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission appeared before the Harrison County Fiscal Court on Tuesday night to explain a revamped ordinance that was forwarded to the court from planning and zoning, dealing with recreational vehicles.
    At issue was the wording of the original ordinance that was forwarded to the court a month ago, that was tabled.

  • Three public meetings on P&Z

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Over the course of six days, there have been three separate public meetings that have dealt with the issue of planning and zoning and, or, code enforcement issues.
    Last Thursday, Feb. 16, a public forum was hosted at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library by the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission as a means for the public to let their opinions be heard.

  • Follow these tips to do better on the ACT

    Juniors in Kentucky public high schools will take the ACT on March 21. These tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) may help students do better on the test.
    Read, read, read. Most of the ACT is based on reading. The more you read, the better you’ll do.
    •Take advantage of any free ACT prep courses offered by your school or by local colleges and libraries.
    •Take practice tests online or buy practice tests for use at home.
    •Familiarize yourself with the sections and directions.

  • Chamber Awards Banquet is tonight

    Thursday, Feb. 23, will mark the 47th Annual Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Banquet.
    This year it is being held at the Harrison County Extension Office at 6:30 p.m.
    We will be honoring individuals from our community in the areas of citizen, volunteer, farmer, healthcare, public safety, educator and business of the year.
    There will also be a meal provided by 13 local restaurants and caterers, showcasing some of their signature items.
    The Harrison County High School acapella group, The Harmonix, will be providing entertainment during the meal.