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Today's News

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Oct. 1, 2014
    CIVIL CASES
    Brandon M. Dotson vs. Julia M. Dotson, domestic; passed to be re-noticed.
    Melinda Sidles vs. John Sidles, domestic; agreed order entered, testimony taken, decree entered.
    Joshua Clay Stanfield vs. Kristin R. Stanfield, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Adam Carlyle Asbury vs. Robin R. Abshear, motion hour; (motion for temporary custody), passed to be re-noticed.
    Christi Lynn Nicole Carson vs. Christopher Ryan Eversole, motion hour; motion withdrawn.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Oct. 7, 2014
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Phillip Anthony, 1967, sentencing; fleeing or evading police-first degree (motor vehicle) - 2 years sentence imposed, probation denied; operate motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs-first offense - 30 day sentence imposed, $200 fine, service fee, ADE school, operators license suspended 90 days.
    J.B. Asher, 1979, motion hour; (motion for destruction of evidence, motion to forfeit), motions granted, orders entered.

  • Stray seed, odd fruit appearing in yards, gardens

    Over the past couple of weeks I have had a half dozen people come up to me with stories of amazing vegetables appearing in their yards and gardens.  
    My mother, for one, has what she calls a French squash growing by the sidewalk around a newly planted serviceberry.  
    I don’t think it is the same French squash served up in a fancy restaurant but the fruit does have the small round shape that many of the gourmet squashes possess.  

  • Key dates for new 2014 Farm Bill Safety Net programs announced

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing key dates for farm owners and producers to keep in mind regarding the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The new programs, designed to help producers better manage risk, usher in one of the most significant reforms to U.S. farm programs in decades.
    Dates associated with ARC and PLC that farm owners and producers need to know:

  • Registration open for annual Kentucky Women in Agriculture Conference, deadline is Oct. 24

    Kentucky Women in Agriculture Inc. will hold its 15th annual Conference and Tour Nov. 5-6 at the Cave City Convention Center in Cave City.
    The theme is “Faith, Family, and Farming.” Registration is $65 for the one-day conference ($55 for students), which includes all meals, materials and membership dues for 2015. The pre-conference tour is $25. Registration is due by Oct. 24, 2014. A limited number of conference scholarships are available.

  • Callers report funnel cloud spottings over Harrison County

    Callers into the E-911 dispatch reported possibly two funnel clouds that passed over or briefly touched down in Harrison County Tuesday afternoon.

    Telecommunicator John Green said it appeared that a funnel cloud was spotted in the U.S. 62 West area, along Wornall Lane, Sea Biscuit, Ammerman and White Oak pikes and a second one was churning above the city near City Hall.

    "We've not heard of any homes, yet," Green said, noting that trees, farm buildings and a propane tank were among the damage reports.

  • Two bodies discovered in house fire Monday morning

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    UPDATE
    Two unidentified bodies were discovered in the aftermath of a house fire on Grays Run Pike Monday morning.

    Harrison County Coroner Tom Ware stated that two bodies, one of which was determined to be male, were discovered in the burnt remains of the house fire at 2464 Grays Run Pike Monday afternoon. They have been sent to Frankfort for autopsy and positive identification.

    The home is listed as the residence of James and Katherine Thompson.

  • Safety Day at the Harrison County Fairgrounds - Pictures
  • Community Calendar 10-2-14

    FRIDAY, Oct. 3
    Teen Batman Event.
    Friday, Oct. 3 starting at 6 p.m. for grades 6th through 12th. Will be celebrating Batman with a movie (Batman vs. Dracula), trivia contest, snacks and goodies. The event will take place in the basement of the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church.

  • Smile for Story carnival is successful

    Cashton Slade, son of Scott and Erica Puckett, changes the game during festivities at Flat Run Veterans’ Park Saturday. A community carnival was held to help raise funds for Story Hill, who was the recent recipient of a heart transplant. Story remains in Columbus, Ohio, with her family while she recovers