Today's News

  • Property Transfers

    General Warranty Deed: DGS Development, LTD to Charles W. Deer and Charlotte S. Deer, Parcel 3 - Hinton Road Farms in Harrison County, $172,000.
    Special Warranty Deed: Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Jimmy D. Turner, property at 270 Sky Lane, $21,900.
    Carolyn J. Perkins-Administratrix of the Estate of Robert L. Perkins, Carolyn J. Perkins, Kimberly J. Fryman, Cathy L. Perkins, April D. Stroub to Patricia Marilyn Robinson, property on Spider Highway, Harrison County, $9,000.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    April 19 -- At 5:38 p.m., Ptl. Michael Coppage was dispatched to Second and Pleasant streets where a mini-bike was reportedly being driven on the street. The driver allegedly attempted to flee from police and wrecked the bike at West Pleasant and Second streets. He ran from the scene and was located in an out-building at 106 Second St. Police arrested Diavon S. Mack, Louisville, charging him with second-degree fleeing or evading police (motor vehicle) and disregarding stop sign.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    May 5--Dep. Robert Peak executed a bench warrant from Harrison Circuit Court for the arrest of Leon Commodore on an indictment from the grand jury for three counts of second degree rape (no force). The defendant turned himself in at the sheriff’s office.
    May 5--Dep. Nathan Gasser arrested Josh Taulbee for violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO.
    May 5--Dep. Nathan Olin served a criminal summons from Scott County Circuit Court to Daniel Dye for flagrant non-support.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding May 9,, 2016
    Estate of Ruby North Smothers, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Thomas H. Laytart, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Carol A. Porter, other hearing; current administrator removed, public administrator appointed.
    World Finance Corporation vs. Dean Adams, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Age, fertility, two factors in blooming

    I have no complaints about plant performance this spring. But, it seems, some gardeners are still stumped by their under-performing plants.  
    Why plants fail to thrive is a hard question to answer, of course, because a great many things factor into poor performance, lack of bloom or die back.
    Too much rain, poorly drained soils or drought stress may mean death or die back for some plants; lack of vigor or bloom for others.  

  • Lucas hosts May Omega chapter meeting, new officers installed

    The May meeting of Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Rosemary Lucas,  with members answering the question “what sorority event do you most look forward to?”
    Replies ranged from attending Keeneland, Christmas celebration, Honors Night, revealing night, and monthly sister breakfast.

  • Christopher Jase Best

    Christopher Jase Best was born to Erin Elizabeth Smart and Christopher Lee Best of Cynthiana on May 3, 2016 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 5 lbs. 10 oz., and is welcomed by his sister Brelynn Ane Best.
    Maternal grandparents are Kristie and Donnie Smart of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Ruth Ann Brierly and Larry Garrison.
    Paternal grandparents are Brenda Craycraft and Jimmy Best of Paris, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Rose Purcell and Betty Clem.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Lisa Marie Hernandez, 36, and Larry Gene Sargent Jr., 48, married March 12, 2016.
    Rebecca Joan Kiskaden, 20, and Troy Michael Lawrence McKenzie, 19, married April 7, 2016.
    Taryn Ray Seaman, 29, and Kenneth Reed Wilson, 28, married April 6, 2016.
    Jean Maria Brewer, 53, and Stanley Templin Brewer, 37, married April 13, 2016.
    Pamela Kay Whalen, 64, and John Walker Arnold, 63, married April 17, 2016.
    Nancy Sue Estes, 30, and Aaron Nelson Frazier, 35, married Feb. 6, 2016.

  • Beta Sigma Phi celebrates Honor’s Night

    On Monday, April 25, the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority held its annual Honor’s Night/Founder’s Day celebration. This year’s celebration was held at the newly renovated Cheers Banquet Hall on Ky Hwy. 32 W.
    The 2015-2016 Beta Sigma theme, Forever Friends, was evident watching this group of ladies mingle and have fun together as they celebrated each other.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Taylor Ryan Hatfield, April 4, son of Ryan and Stephanie Hatfield; Mark J. Kenneth Richardson, April 16, son of Kenneth and Kimberly L. Richardson.
    Alex Barnett carries most total votes in district judge race, defeating Dean Peak. Barnett will face Republican Rick Chasteen in the November general election.
    Harrison County High School graduation is May 26.