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Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S OFFICE
    Accidents
    Aug. 15 -- At 4:20 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on U.S. 62 West three miles west of Cynthiana. Clinton E. Scolf of Morton Lane, Maysville, and Sarah C. Adams of South Hamilton Street, Georgetown, were both traveling east when Adams said a truck slowed to make a turn without using a turn signal, causing her to have to slam on the brakes. Scolf then rear-ended Adams’ vehicle.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Aug. 18, 2015
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Chasity Angel, 1981, pretrial conference; tampering with physical evidence - guilty plea entered; possession controlled substance, first degree-second offense, drug paraphernalia-buy/possess, persistent felony offender-second degree - dismissed.
    Christopher Brown, 1987, other hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation, probation revoked, 2 year sentence imposed.

  • Harrison Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT
    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding Aug. 19, 2015
    CIVIL CASES
    Vernon Ray Moore vs. Debra Marie Moore, domestic; testimony taken, findings and decree entered, remand.
    Kayla A. Villasana vs. Adolfo Villasana, domestic; testimony taken, DVO in effect, remand.
    Charity Nicole True vs. Josh W. True, motion hour; motion for contempt, agree to pass, will re-notice as needed.
    Brenda L. Hall vs. Belve Martin Hall, domestic; re-notice.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • New Drivers

    NEW DRIVERS
    Addison R. Doyle, Christopher A. Mashburn, Tiffany B. Gould, Nathan Lopez, Makayla Delynne Tucker, Kyle Lucas Hill, Sara Ledford, Hannah Winkle, Michaela Carrel, Christopher David Tucker, Clayton Jones.

  • Downtown clean up

    Zach Pergram, student minister at Leesburg Christian Church, trimmed the hedges outside of the Harrison County courthouse on Saturday. The day was designated a Downtown Cleanup Day and drew several volunteers to aid in the beautification of Cynthiana’s downtown area.

  • News briefs

    Three candidates file
    for vacant city seat

    Three candidates have filed to run in the Nov. 3, 2015, election for the one vacant Cynthiana City Commission seat.
    John Carter, Jada Walker Griggs and Josh Jenkins will be on the November ballot along with numerous state offices, according to Linda Furnish, Harrison County clerk.
    Griggs is currently serving out 2015, the first year in the unexpired term of Walter Tapp, who resigned.

  • Formal sentencing set for four Cynthiana defendants who entered guilty pleas

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Four defendants who were scheduled for jury trials on Aug. 27 changed their pleas during pretrial conferences Tuesday.
    Joanne Tuite, 43, entered a guilty plea to multiple drug-related charges.
    Tuite was indicted in February on 15 counts of drug trafficking offenses.
    On Tuesday, as part of her plea agreement, five of the charges were dismissed.
    Her formal sentencing will be Sept. 1 in Harrison Circuit Court.

  • Commission hears complaint about Rev. Ross Park condition

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A former Rev. Ross Park board member wants to see the park brought back to a condition that would welcome visitors.
    Brian Williams told commissioners Tuesday there were several things that needed to be done at the park. He said he had taken his issues to the Parks and Rec board but so far no improvements have been made.

  • Sanitation district extension approved for complaint answer

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer
    kmckinney@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Sanitation District (HCSD) has requested and received more time to file its answer to a complaint submitted late July by a resident of the Cedarbrook subdivision.
    HCSD now has until the end of the day Aug. 20 to file its answer to the complaint filed with the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC). As of press time Wednesday morning, no filing had been reported on PSC’s website.

  • Over 1,500 cars expected for Cynthiana’s fourth Rod Run

    The 2015 Rod Run of Cynthiana is set for Saturday. Jerry Adams, organizer and founder of the event, said he expects anywhere from 1,500 to 2,000 cars to be on display.
    A variety of events and competitions will be held throughout the day. In addition, Live bands will play throughout the day. Battlegrove Trio will begin at 10 a.m. at the corner of Pike and Walnut streets. The Eric Cummins Band will take the second stage at 11 a.m., and Sidewinder will take the first stage at 6 p.m.

    Here is a schedule of events: