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Today's News

  • Muralist anticipates two weeks to complete bourbon-bottle painting

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The third downtown Cynthiana mural project is underway and should be completed in about two weeks.
    This project will depict four bourbon bottles from a bygone era and will be completed by Lexington-based artist Jerielle Hanlon.
    The first two mural projects, The Walking Dead mural on Walnut Street and the mural of Cynthiana native and former UK basketball coach Joe B. Hall on Main Street, were completed by Portuguese graffiti artist Sergio Odeith.

  • HCHS Fillies Volleyball team is 34-0

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team holds the 2017 Fall Fling Trophy following Saturday’s championship match. The 34-0 Fillies won five matches Saturday to claim their own tournament. From left, front row, Jenna Collins, Emma Wallace, Angelina Thompson, Shelbi Morris, Ally Mattox, Emma Gooden, and Sarah Dunaway; back row, Katie Stonich, Melony Dunaway, Destin Kenney, Jessalyn Kuntz, Mackenzie Hersha, Hadley Greer, Kelsey Gifford and Sydney Morris

  • Grand jury returns seven indictments

    Robin Smiley,
    news writer
    rsmiley@cynthianademocrat.com

    The grand jury met on Tuesday, Oct. 3, and took action on seven individuals in Harrison County Circuit Court.

  • Cynthiana man charged with child sexual exploitation

    On Oct. 6, around 8:15 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Skyler J. Schwachter, 25, on charges related to possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.
    Schwachter was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation and subsequent indictment. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation online, according to a KSP press release.

  • Buckler receives Kentucky Hospital Association Patient Safety Hero award

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) is one of 90 hospitals in the state participating with the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA) in an effort to improve patient care and reduce health costs in the commonwealth, the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN). Hospitals in the state are working together, along with hundreds of hospitals across the nation to reduce preventable readmissions (re-hospitalization within 30 days of discharge) and hospital acquired conditions (HACs), and to improve overall quality and patient safety.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S REPORT
    Citations
    Oct. 2--Dep. Joe Daniel served a complaint warrant from Harrison District Court to Brandon J. Milner for theft by unlawful taking (under $500.)
    Oct. 4--Dep. Lance Hutchison served a complaint warrant from Harrison District Court to Gary W. Doyle for escape (3rd degree), fleeing or evading (2nd degree, on foot), criminal trespassing (2nd degree) and criminal mischief (3rd degree.)

  • Harrison County Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT
    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding Oct. 4, 2017
    CIVIL CASES
    Chelsea Paige Mullins vs. Christopher Agosto, pretrial conference; parties agree to pass motion, will be re-noticed.
    Kayla Rose Evans vs. Dillan Neal Evans, domestic; testimony taken, marriage is irretrievably broken, finding and decree entered, closed, remand.
    Rhonda J. Gibbs vs. David W. Gibbs, domestic; testimony taken, marriage is irretrievably broken, decree and findings entered, closed, remanded.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Oct. 3, 2017
    CRIMINAL CASES
    George Arledge, 1980, sentencing; flagrant non-support; 2 year sentence probated 5 years with conditions.
    Austin Brooks, 1984, contempt hearing; warrant to remain outstanding.
    Brenda Kay Brown, 1950, review; by agreement diversion extended.
    Timothy Debord, 1979, 2 cases - probation revocation hearing; 2 counts probation violation; admission to entering guilty plea, probation continued on same terms and conditions.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Oct. 2, 2017
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Wanda Rose Mains, probate hearing; passed.
    Estate of Dorothy Townsend Mooney, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Richard Vance, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Merrill Northcutt vs. Laura Beth Cummins, court trial; forcible detainer sustained by agreement.
    Ana Mae Brooks vs. Leona Evans, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS
    General Warranty Deed: DGS 2, LLC to DGS Development, LTD, property located at 246 Durbintown Road, Berry, Ky., $1.
    General Warranty Deed: Glynden King and Brianna King to Daniel Ray Edwards, Lot 2 of Section D of the Western Hill Addition, $126,000.
    General Warranty Deed: DGS Development, LTD to Meshco Incorporated, Tract 3, Robinson-Renaker Road Land Divsion, Harrison County, $120,000.
    Allan D. Magee and Bridget Y. Magee to Pigskin Rentals LLC, property located at 232 North Church Street, $49,250.