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  • Campaign signs to be removed from state rights of way

    Campaign and other temporary advertising signage illegally placed on state highway rights of way will be removed to maintain safety.  According to Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials, signs show up along state highways in greater numbers in the month prior to an election.
    “This time of year especially, we see a lot of signs,” said Rob Hans, chief district engineer for KYTC District 6. “Political signs and other advertising signs can block the view of drivers at intersections as they watch for oncoming traffic.”

  • Democrat 2014-15 special issues need photos, info

    It’s that time of year again when I come to you with dates and reminders.

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    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Chicken patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: No School
    THURSDAY: No School
    FRIDAY: No School

    MONDAY: Chicken nuggets or peanut butter and jelly sandwich, mac and cheese, green beans, cucumbers with dip, fruit, choice of milk.

  • Two HCHS students take advantage of dual credit classes offered through MCTC/LVC

    Millie Wiglesworth, a junior at Harrison County High School, and Kiana Walker, a senior at HCHS, are two students taking advantage of the opportunity to take dual credit classes on the Hilltop.  
    Taking a dual credit class means that high school juniors and seniors may take classes through Maysville Community and Technical College/Licking Valley Campus.  Juniors and seniors may take the class for high school graduation while earning hours toward a college degree.  

  • Property Transfers

    Phyllis Penick to Donald Krouse, property on the east side of Blake Lane and the west side of Main Street (Ky. 1032), $10,000.
    Gary Mitchell and Geneva Mitchell to Michael T. Barron and Sherry K. Barron, Lot 3 - Block A of the Western Hills Subdivision, $89,500.
    Quit Claim Deed: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to GMAC Mortgage, LLC, property on Coppage Pike, $10.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Sept. 13 -- At 9:21 a.m., Phyllis and Richard Schwartz reported the theft of a self-propelled lawn mower, weed trimmer and circular saw. On Sept. 16, police were advised that the weed trimmer was found by a neighbor at her home. However, Mr. Schwartz added that a saber saw had also been taken from the outbuilding.
    Sept. 14 -- At 1:45 p.m., police were advised that a Cynthiana man had received threatening phone calls regarding a custody dispute.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Sept. 29 -- At 1:43 a.m., an injury accident occurred on Ky. 36 West about seven miles west of the city limits. Zachary Damon, 28, was traveling east when he encountered a cow in the middle of the road. He struck the cow. A check revealed the driver had a suspended license and was cited.
    Oct. 1 -- At 7:50 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Ky. 1032 East about 13 miles north of town. Preston Sexton hit a deer.