Today's News

  • Commission gives go ahead for community garden project

    In keeping with Cynthiana mayor James Smith’s platform for a beautification of the city, a proposal was presented at Tuesday’s meeting to aid with that goal.
    Melinda Boyers and Juanita Herrington said they would like to create a community garden that would be for education as well as beautification.
    Boyers, an experienced gardener and instructor, told commissioners that in her preliminary discussions around town, she has received positive feedback.

  • Harrison FFA student shown the power of political activism

    A Harrison County High School student got way more than he expected when he decided to follow his teacher’s advice and write his congressman.
    Within a few weeks of writing a letter of protest with a petition to Kentucky’s legislators in Washington, Ryan Huff, 16, a Harrison County High School sophomore and a member of Future Farmers of America, found himself in a face-to-face meeting with U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and organizing a class visit for U.S. Rep. Andy Barr.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Harrison man shoots hand while cleaning gun

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    A Harrison County man was airlifted for treatment after accidentally shooting a hole through his hand while checking the finish on a handgun he had just treated and re-assembled.

  • And the winners are:

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

  • Property Transfers

    Cara N. Copes, DMD-Trustee of the Autumn E. Copes Keystone Inheritance Trust to Colin T. Copes and Cara N. Copes, property on the waters of Richland Creek.
    James D. Kenney and Barbara A. Kenney to Leslie L. Noble and Angie D. Noble, property in Harrison County, $150,000.
    Fifth Third Mortgage Company and Matthew Gaunce to Secretary for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Lot 3 - Unit 1 - Robynwood Heights Subdivision (307 Old Lair Road), $70,336.82.
    Alice Carol Baxter to Jackie Baxter, property in Harrison County.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 16, 2015
    Fred Whitson vs. Angel Spurlock, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Derrick W. Graham, 1986, other hearing; waive fee and paid in full, remand.
    Peter G. Bilbrey, 1974, arraignment; failure to wear seat belts; paid.
    Quinton A. Callahan, 1992, arraignment; one headlight, failure to produce insurance card, no/expired Kentucky registration receipt; dismissed.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding Feb. 18, 2015
    Nichlas Allen Williams vs. Samantha Biddle, motion hour; order submitted and signed.
    Deborah Marie Bradford and Mark Melton Bradford, motion hour; agreed order submitted and signed.
    Debra Ann Moore vs. James Thomas Owens/Moore, domestic violence; DVO extended and modified.
    Billy Wayne Adams vs. Chad Lee Adams, domestic violence; dismiss without prejudice.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Jan. 16 -- At 11:42 a.m., Kevin D. Soard, 1225 Wornall Lane, reported that he was purchasing medicine and left his wallet on the counter at the pharmacy. When he returned the wallet was missing. Police located the wallet in the bus platform where two subjects who were in line behind Soard told police they had been. Missing from the wallet was between $45 and $50.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Feb. 12 -- At 5:41 a.m., a non-injury accident involving a deer happened on Ky 1940 seven miles east of the city limits. Ashley J. Rose of Ky 1940 tried to avoid striking the deer, but could not avoid it.
    Feb. 14 -- At 2:21 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Ky. 1032 about 10 miles north of Cynthiana. Daniel Felty of Falmouth, rounded a snow- and ice-covered curve, lost control and ran through a fence owned by Kenny Price.