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Today's News

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding June 16, 2015
    CRIMINAL CASES
    William Banks, 1991, sentencing; robbery-second degree; 5 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Amanda Coleman, 1981, other hearing; assault-third degree (police/probation officer), resisting arrest, disorderly conduct-second degree - guilty plea entered, 1 year sentence imposed, probation denied; alcohol intoxication in a public place-first/second offense - dismissed; motion to suppress over-ruled.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Accidents
    June 17 -- At 8:34 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred at 8415 Ky. 1032 W. in Berry. Jerry R. Gill was backing a Toyota Tundra out of his driveway and struck a Jeep Comanche driven by Teresa D. Kenney of Salem Pike in the front driver’s side.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    June 13 -- Johnny N. Nichols, 34, was arrested at 432 E. Bridge St. and charged with violation of an EPO, third-degree terroristic threatening.
    June 13 -- Michael E. Beagle, 44, was arrested on KY 3016 and charged with DUI, failure to notify state of address change and careless driving.
    June 14 -- Richard C. Walker, 39, was cited on U.S. 27 South for failure to maintain insurance, no registration receipt and no registration plate.

  • Cynthiana woman dies in car crash

    A Cynthiana woman died Thursday after her car ran off the road and struck an embankment.
    Sharri J. Kroh, 45, died from injuries sustained in the accident shortly after arriving at Harrison Memorial Hospital, according to the accident report filed by Deputy Joe Daniel of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office.
    The accident occurred at 5:17 p.m. Thursday on U.S. 27 North, one mile north of Cynthiana. Kroh was on her way to Walmart, according to the report. Kroh arrived at HMH at 5:37 p.m. Daniel was notified of Kroh’s death at 6:25 p.m.

  • New officers take oath

    Two new Cynthiana police officers were sworn in at the Tuesday, June 9, meeting of the Cynthiana City Commission. Michael Coppage, a certified police officer from Cynthiana, who is coming back home, repeated the oath of office with City Attorney John Lair. Vance Meighan of Bath County, will be going through extensive training at the police academy at Eastern Kentucky University.

     

  • Community Water Day will make 2015 return at FRVP

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    Kids in Cynthiana will soon have the chance to slip, slide, splash and just get really wet. And they might even get to dunk a local celebrity. 

  • Food Pantry co-directors say a higher power meets needs

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    Margaret Watson has seen the promise from the Bible that “those who ask will receive” be fulfilled more than once. 

  • City anticipates $80k shortfall with 2015-16 budget

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The Cynthiana City Commission will have the first reading of its 2015-16 fiscal year budget Thursday at 8:30 a.m. The second reading will be made at the regular meeting on Tuesday, June 23, at 5:30 p.m.

  • Cynthiana couples to open athletics complex

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    When they decided to go for it, they went big.

  • Committee on Ag meeting held in Cynthiana

    By Kelly McKinney, News writer

    It’s no secret that tobacco has become less in demand in recent years. And its demand continues to fall. This year’s tobacco crop in Harrison County is the smallest crop in terms of acreage in modern times, according to State Rep. Tom McKee.