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Today's News

  • No meeting, says fiscal court

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer

    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    Despite several last-minute pleas from Harrison County outsiders, the Harrison County Fiscal Court voted 5-2 on Tuesday night to not convene a joint meeting with the Cynthiana City Commission, effectively ending the debate on the Handy House and setting in motion the impending demolition of the structure.

  • Dam survivor tells story of drowning and being revived

    Becky Barnes,

    Editor

    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

     

    It’s called The Drowning Machine. Two Harrison County men know well why the Robinson Dam is given that name.

    It was Memorial Day 1969. Larry “Luke” Sosbe had just returned from the Air Force. He had received extensive swimming training and even won medals while in the service.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    June 21 -- At 10:49 a.m., Marva Gould, 429 E. Pleasant St., reported that she had been bitten by a dog that was dragging a chair or cable. She told police that she saw a white dog in the intersection of Church and Pleasant streets. She said she called to the dog to keep it from getting hit by a car. Another dog came at her and bit her on the leg. The dog’s owner, Vanessa Forgie, 108 Cromwell Alley, signed the dog over to Animal Control.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    Citations

    July 4--Dep. Matt Royse arrested Leon Commodore for trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 oz., and possession of drug paraphernalia. There were 35 individually wrapped plastic bags of marijuana contained within two larger bags. Commodore also was allegedly found to have $599 cash on his person. He was also cited for disregarding a traffic control device.

  • Harrison District Court

     HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.

    presiding June 27, 2016

    PROBATE CASES

    Estate of William R. Turner, probate hearing; order entered.

    CIVIL CASES

    LVNV Funding LLC vs. Rosetta Kiskaden, motion hour; default judgment.

    Republic Bank & Trust Company vs. Dwana Knapp, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding July 5, 2016

    CRIMINAL CASES

    Matthew Baker, 1977, sentencing; attempt robbery-first degree, 3 counts robbery-first degree, fleeing or evading police-first degree (motor vehicle); 10 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

    Jessica M. Commodore, 1988, disposition hearing; probation violation; probation continued.

  • Harrison Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT

    Judge Heather Fryman

    presiding July 6, 2016

    CIVIL CASES

    James Earl Poore vs. Jessica Nichole Collins, motion hour; must be re-noticed.

    Michael Floyd vs. Laura Floyd, motion hour; temporary joint custody.

    Angel Gann vs. Benjamin Gann, motion hour; joint custody.

    Charles Mullikin Jr. vs. Lin Haley, other hearing; order entered.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Donald R. Laytart and Shirley M. Swartz, Co-Executors for the Estate of Thomas Laytart to Oddville, LLC, property in Harrison County, $32,000.

    Edward Fizette and Andrea Fizette to Vickie L. Bennett, Lot 9 - Block D of the Western Hills Subdivision, $59,000.

    Glyden King to Shalyn R. Barnes and Brittany Barnes, Lot 7 - Section A - Lakeview Subdivision, Inc., $113,500.

    Ninette Thompson (grantee) and Wendell Thompson (grantor), property on Renaker-Berry Road.

  • New Drivers

    NEW DRIVERS

    Anna Blake McDaniel, Morgan Francis Barker, Emily Ryan Northcutt, Casey Jo Newcomb, Brittany Michelle Barker, Landon Louis Tingle, Cody Edwards, Lindsey Hostetter, Madelyn Peveler, Lauryn Barker, Austin Curran.

  • Football begins again on Hilltop as dead period ends

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer

    hoosiers49@gmail.com

     

    The KHSAA-mandated dead period ended on Monday, July 11, and the Harrison County Thorobreds and Harrison County Middle School Colts took to the field for their first practices.

    The practices are in shorts and helmets until July 25 when shoulder pads can be added and the real hitting begins.