Today's News

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding April 3, 2018
    Brandon Broughton, 1997, pretrial conference; complicity burglary-third degree - dismiss; complicity theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000 - dismiss; complicity criminal mischief-third degree - dismiss.
    Ronald Burke, 1988, pretrial conference; 2 counts complicity burglary-third degree - dismiss; 2 counts complicity theft by unlawful taking $500 or more but under $10,000 - dismiss; 2 counts complicity criminal mischief-third degree - dismiss.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    April 3--Dep. Steve McCauley served an indictment warrant from Harrison Circuit Court to Tracy King for flagrant non-support.
    April 4--Dep. Joe Daniel cited Adam R. Doyle with DUI, failure to notify DOT of address change and failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

  • God knows how fearful we are

    I have an active imagination, so it doesn’t take much for my fears to take on a life of their own. I got a lot of practice growing up in the 80’s where every van was driven by a kidnapper—possibly a whole Satanic cult—that was looking to abduct me.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    March 31 -- Brandon Gayheart, 27, was arrested at 805 U.S. 27 South, Walmart, and charged with theft by unlawful talking, shoplifting.
    March 31 -- Jacob D. Maclean, 34, was arrested on Water Street and charged with operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and cited for license to be in possession.
    April 1 -- Timothy  R. Fraley, 50, was arrested on a Harrison County warrant for failure to appear.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle/Solution

    Earth Day
    Statepoint Crossword

    1. Caprese birthplace
    6. Vigor
    9. Opera house box
    13. Completely dedicated
    14. *Earth Day month, acronym
    15. Boiling kettle emission
    16. Dog collar attachment
    17. Lao-tzu follower
    18. Think tank output
    19. *Greenhouse gas
    21. *Green transportation
    23. U.N. labor issues org.
    24. Copper coin
    25. Unit of electrical resistance
    28. Short for “and elsewhere”
    30. Take for ransom

  • Grace Notes

    Years ago, I knew a feisty older woman who loved to say, “There’s nothing like a good smoting.”
    She’d point out how, in the Bible, God was always smiting people -- and she had a list of people on her own smite list.
    Don’t we all have people we’d rather smite than forgive?
    Last month at the church in Tampa we frequently visit, the pastor talked about the words Jesus spoke from the cross, beginning with “Father, forgive them -- they don’t know what they’re doing.”

  • Ky. Proud Weddings contest will offer prizes for sharing farm venue wedding moments

    Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles recently announced that Kentucky couples will have the chance to walk away with a $5,000 grand prize package in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) first Kentucky Proud Weddings Contest.

  • Republican Party April Meeting
  • Viewpoint pictures
  • Community Service Block Grant Plan and Budget available for public review

    Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties announces that its 2018-2019 Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Plan and Budget Proposal is available for public review. The plan reflects assessment of low-income community needs and the Council’s CSBG budget for July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 as well as projected outcomes for the same period.