Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 6, 2017
    Estate of Rebecca Sayre, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Helen Lewis Denniston Smith, probate hearing; order entered.
    Northside Estates vs. Dylan Clark, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    World Finance Corporation vs. Polly Smith, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Property Transfers

    Charles C. Browning and Candice A. Browning to Mary Kay Hendricks-Trustee to Charles Christopher Browning and Candice Alice Browning, property on Renaker-Berry Road in Harrison County.
    Jennifer Crouch and Robert Crouch to Jack Martin Goins-Trustee to Jennifer Crouch and Robert Crouch, property in Harrison County.
    Sharon Gail Phillips to Marvin Jerry Lacey Jr., property at 1028 Crows Ridge Road, Berry, Ky., $280,000.
    Ladonna Parsons and Ernie Parsons to James D.R. Ballard, property on Switzer Pike, $129,000.

  • News briefs

    Field & Main Bank plans for move
    to new banking center

    On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Field & Main Bank will open the doors to its new facility in Cynthiana, Ky., bringing the banking center, drive-thru and ATM together in one location for clients’ convenience. The new Field & Main banking center is located at 103 E. Bridge St.

  • Farm Bureau celebrates Food Check-out Week

    The cost of food in America remains affordable, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service.
    American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food.
    That means the average household will have earned enough disposable income -- that portion of income available for spending or saving -- to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks, said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney.

  • Tom McKee honor dinner set for March 2

    A special dinner to honor former state Rep. Tom McKee for his many years of service to Harrison County will be held Thursday, March 2, at the Extension Office.
    McKee served 19 years as a Harrison County magistrate before he made a successful bid for 78th House District representative, a position he held for 20 years.
    “He’s put a lot of time here in this community,” said Gary Carter, retired Extension agent.

  • Go Red reception is Monday

    The annual Go Red reception, which is a time to educate and draw attention to heart disease in women, will be held Monday, Feb. 20, at the Harrison County Extension office from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
    A light dinner will be provided. Please call 859-234-5510 to make a reservation by Feb. 17. There will also be free gifts to the first 150 attendees.
    Dr. Matthew Shotwell, HMH cardiologist, will be the guest speaker for the event.

  • Special Needs Family Support Group meeting is Saturday

    A new group is forming in Harrison County to offer support to families of special needs children.
    Karey Riddell, one of the group’s organizers, said the meetings are geared toward parents, guardians, grandparents and caregivers of all special needs children, whether it be physical, mental and/or intellectual.
    The first meeting will be Saturday, Feb. 18, from 9 to 10 a.m. at HarriCYN Athletics located in the Business Park on Seabiscuit Way.

  • Harrison ATC celebrates FBLA Week

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The local FBLA club is busy preparing for the upcoming regional competition on March 8 at Northern Kentucky University.
    Future Business Leaders of America has been in existence, nationally, since 1940 with the local chapter active since 1968, when the Area Technology Center was first constructed.
    All chapters in the United States are celebrating National FBLA Week, this week.

  • Man charged with giving date-rape drug to juveniles

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Troy B. Prather, 44, was arrested on Friday, Feb. 3 on a warrant out of Harrison County District Court for a charge of unlawful transaction with a minor, first degree.
    According to the investigating officer, Harrison County deputy sheriff Tuan Kreer, Prather is suspected of providing cell phones, marijuana and the date-rape drug, ecstasy, to several juveniles that he allegedly lured to his Northside Trailer Park residence.

  • Commission opts for budget sharing for parks’ developments

    Becky Barnes,

    After some confusion, the Cynthiana City Commission voted to use some of the $25,000 budgeted for Flat Run Veterans Park development at other city parks if needed.
    Commissioner Mark Mattmiller, who was mayor pro-tem Tuesday in the absence of Mayor James Smith, made the motion to allow the use if necessary, but only if approved by the recreation board and the finance commissioner.