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Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Nov. 11 -- At 12:52 p.m., police were called to Walmart parking lot where an elderly man allegedly struck two vehicles while attempting to enter a parking space.
    Nov. 11 -- At 8:37 p.m., police were contacted by former Cynthiana officer Joshua Carter regarding an apparent reckless driver. Police made a traffic stop on Tabatha Newton, who was then arrested and charged with operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. and failure to maintain required insurance.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Dec. 1 – At 11:50 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on US 62 east six miles east of downtown Cynthiana. Cody Mather-Parrino of Barlow Road was travelling east when he lost control braking in a sharp curve on a rain-slick road. The car went down an embankment and came to rest in a small creek.
    Dec. 2 – At 4:25 p.m., an injury accident occurred on US 27 south three miles south of the city limits. Abby Cunningham of Ky 1284 was slowing down to make a turn when a car behind her, driven by Evelyn Hughes, hit the rear end.
    CASE REPORTS

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Dec. 2, 2014
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Tara Harmon, 1985, sentencing; 2 counts criminal possession forged instrument-second degree; 3 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Melvin Crawford Jr., 1965, pretrial conference; 2 counts sexual abuse-first degree (victim under 12 years of age); guilty plea entered.
    Melvin Crawford, 1965, pretrial conference; escape-second degree; guilty plea entered.

  • FFA students donate free-range turkeys to food bank

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    FFA students at Harrison County Middle and High schools prepared and processed 18 Christmas turkeys for family holiday feasts Tuesday afternoon.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 1, 2014
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of James L. Mastin Jr., probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Larry Mattox, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Hubert W. Hill, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Leslie Reed Jr., probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Mary Louise Bishop, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC vs. Cathy J. Bowman, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Property Transfers

    James Herman Blakeman-Trustee for the Corine Blakeman Herren Revocable Living Trust to Randy Northcutt, Lot 3 in Block E of Monticello Heights Addition (107 Old Lair Road), $3,000.
    James Herman Blakeman-Trustee for the Corine Blakeman Herren Revocable Living Trust to Larry M. Nichols and Marsha E. Nichols, house and lot in Belmont Addition (107 Smith Avenue), $3,000.
    James Herman Blakeman-Trustee for the Corine Blakeman Herren Revocable Living Trust to Larry N. Nichols and Marsha E. Nichols, property at 109 Smith Avenue, $2,700.

  • Southside Elementary School
  • Council for burley tobacco accepting grant applications

    The Council for Burley Tobacco is accepting grant applications for the 2015 winter funding cycle. Deadline for the winter application period is 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015.
    Projects should be geared to research, education, and promotion projects to benefit the burley tobacco industry. Requests from individuals/institutions not related to the burley industry will only be considered if there is a clear, significant benefit to the burley tobacco farmers or organizations.

  • School Menus

    Dec. 15-19
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Mini cinnis or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, fruit, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Scrambled egg patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, fruit, choice of milk.

  • Think you know all about Scouting? Think again...

    After I passed age 40, I resolved to dispense with the whole business of “regret.”
    Unlike many of my other personal resolutions, I’ve done pretty well with this one. But even so, there are times when you encounter something so cool, you just wish you could turn back the clock.