Today's News

  • Cool season weeds waiting in the wings

    I was just thinking about spring but then I realized I should just live in the moment and be thankful that I do not have to battle weeds this time of the year.
    Spring and cool season weeds will be here soon enough. The most common cool-season annual and perennial weeds will be germinating once our soils warm a bit, it is amazing how quickly it can happen as our days get longer and the sun shines more frequently.

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  • Winter and early spring prunning tips

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    As spring approaches, many homeowners begin to think about their yard’s landscape. The winter months can be damaging to trees and shrubs. To ensure healthy spring plants, homeowners may want to prune the trees and shrubs around their home. But do not just prune for the sake of pruning, make sure you have a valid reason for pruning before you begin.

  • The pace quickens; critical legislation moves

     In Frankfort, diligent work continues on a pension reform proposal and a responsible budget. As those two issues consume much time and effort, there are also several other critical bills moving through the House.

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  • Woman’s Club of Harrison Co. holds February luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met on Friday, Feb. 9 at Bluegrass Care Navigators for their monthly luncheon. Virgie Wells, president, welcomed members and guests then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    We are pleased to have Mary Nelson Hunt join the Woman’s Club. She is the daughter of club member Teresa Martin.
    The meal was catered by Layne Tussey and included salad, cream of broccoli soup, pimento cheese and olive nut sandwiches, assorted crackers and strawberry cherry cheesecake. Bonnie Teater offered the blessing of the meal.

  • Calling off school is no easy task

        Let’s talk snow days. Lee Kendall, a terrific writer and commentator on life in general, has given you a clear eyed view of the effect of snow days. There is not one single thing he wrote that I would argue with, but it did occur to me that I also have a point of view about the dreaded snow day calling.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Feb. 3 -- Frankie J.  Sheldon, 21, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking under $500, shoplifting and third-degree criminal trespassing.
    Feb. 4 -- Tiffanie R. Smith, 27, was arrested on Old Lair Road and charged with two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, first-degree possession of controlled substance (heroin) and possession of marijuana.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Feb. 7--Sheriff Shain Stephens served a complaint warrant from Harrison District Court to Kevin J. Wallace for leaving the scene of an accident (failure to render aid or assistance) and terroristic threatening, 3rd degree.
    Feb. 7--Dep. Joe Daniel served a fugitive warrant from Hamilton County (Ohio) to Molly Manning.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding Feb. 7, 2018
    Chelsea Paige Mullins vs. Christopher Agosto, motion hour; motion to withdraw granted, order entered.
    Joseph T. Barton vs. Kanika M. Barton, domestic; marriage is irretrievably broken.
    Kristin Kaye Collins vs. Daniel Scott Collins, domestic; marriage is irretrievably broken.
    Doug Kearns vs. Whitney Kearns, motion hour; passed by agreement, re-docket as needed.
    Marvin Boyers vs. Rachel Reeves, motion hour; motion to withdraw order entered.