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Today's News

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 7, 2017
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Leon Commodore, 1997, sentencing; 3 counts rape-second degree (no force); 6 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Jessica Contreras, 1989, pretrial conference; 5 counts trafficking in controlled substance-first degree (heroin) first offense, sell/transfer simulated controlled substance-first offense, drug paraphernalia-buy/possess; guilty plea entered, sentencing date set.
    Melissa Crawford, 1974, motion hour; motion granted.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 6, 2017
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Rebecca Sayre, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Helen Lewis Denniston Smith, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Northside Estates vs. Dylan Clark, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    World Finance Corporation vs. Polly Smith, motion hour; default judgment.
    FELONY CASES

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS
    Charles C. Browning and Candice A. Browning to Mary Kay Hendricks-Trustee to Charles Christopher Browning and Candice Alice Browning, property on Renaker-Berry Road in Harrison County.
    Jennifer Crouch and Robert Crouch to Jack Martin Goins-Trustee to Jennifer Crouch and Robert Crouch, property in Harrison County.
    Sharon Gail Phillips to Marvin Jerry Lacey Jr., property at 1028 Crows Ridge Road, Berry, Ky., $280,000.
    Ladonna Parsons and Ernie Parsons to James D.R. Ballard, property on Switzer Pike, $129,000.

  • Fiscal court to provide added fringe benefit for county employees

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    At a special meeting of the Harrison County Fiscal Court on Monday, Feb. 13, the court voted unanimously to enter into a contract with MASA Medical Transport Solutions as a fringe benefit for all full-time county employees.

  • News briefs

    Field & Main Bank plans for move
    to new banking center

    On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Field & Main Bank will open the doors to its new facility in Cynthiana, Ky., bringing the banking center, drive-thru and ATM together in one location for clients’ convenience. The new Field & Main banking center is located at 103 E. Bridge St.

  • Farm Bureau celebrates Food Check-out Week

    The cost of food in America remains affordable, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service.
    American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food.
    That means the average household will have earned enough disposable income -- that portion of income available for spending or saving -- to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks, said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney.

  • P&Z meeting to address citizens’ concerns

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission will host an informal community meeting tonight, Thursday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. in the city commission room, located upstairs at Cynthiana’s City Hall building.
    The meeting is designed to hear input from the citizens of Harrison County about what they would, and would not, like to see the local planning and zoning commission act on, in the future.

  • Tom McKee honor dinner set for March 2

    A special dinner to honor former state Rep. Tom McKee for his many years of service to Harrison County will be held Thursday, March 2, at the Extension Office.
    McKee served 19 years as a Harrison County magistrate before he made a successful bid for 78th House District representative, a position he held for 20 years.
    “He’s put a lot of time here in this community,” said Gary Carter, retired Extension agent.

  • Go Red reception is Monday

    The annual Go Red reception, which is a time to educate and draw attention to heart disease in women, will be held Monday, Feb. 20, at the Harrison County Extension office from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
    A light dinner will be provided. Please call 859-234-5510 to make a reservation by Feb. 17. There will also be free gifts to the first 150 attendees.
    Dr. Matthew Shotwell, HMH cardiologist, will be the guest speaker for the event.
     

  • Special Needs Family Support Group meeting is Saturday

    A new group is forming in Harrison County to offer support to families of special needs children.
    Karey Riddell, one of the group’s organizers, said the meetings are geared toward parents, guardians, grandparents and caregivers of all special needs children, whether it be physical, mental and/or intellectual.
    The first meeting will be Saturday, Feb. 18, from 9 to 10 a.m. at HarriCYN Athletics located in the Business Park on Seabiscuit Way.