Today's News

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding April 16, 2014
    Sherry Alice Pawley vs. Joseph Allen Pawley, motion hour; passed to be re-noticed.
    Shannon Michele Radford vs. David James Radford, domestic; passed to be re-noticed.
    Danny Sanders vs. Vonda Sanders, motion hour; decree entered.
    John McCauley vs. Donna Kaye Blades, review; agreed order entered.
    John M. Elligson Jr. vs. Betty Danialle Elligson, motion hour; passed to be re-noticed.
    Brandy Renee Fizette vs. Louie Fizette, review; order entered.

  • Humane Society celebrates 20 years of serving pet population

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    One way that the Humane Society of Harrison County is celebrating its 20th anniversary is by expressing thanks to the Harrison Veterinary Clinic and the Brooks Animal Clinic for supporting the society’s spaying and neutering program.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    April 11 -- At 1:30 p.m., Jim Perry of Oddville-Sunrise Road reported that someone has been taking steel fence posts that mark the end of his leach lines. Perry estimates that about 12 posts have been stolen so far.
    April 16 -- At 10 a.m., Elbert Smith of Morning Glory Road reported that someone had stolen several pieces of irrigation pipe and plumbing from his property.
    April 14 -- At 9:45 a.m., Anthony Toney, 44, of 117 Old Lair Road was served a criminal summons on a charge of theft by deception, cold checks under $500.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations
    April 12 -- Johnny N. Nichols, 33, was arrested at 105 Smith Ave. and charged with alcohol intoxication.
    April 13 -- Donald F. Goodrich, 33, was cited at South Main and Pike streets for failure to produce insurance card, operating vehicle with expired operator’s license and disregarding traffic device (light).
    April 14 -- Wyatt G. Thorpe, 19, was cited on Oddville Avenue for failure to maintain insurance, no registration receipt, no/expired registration plate, speeding 17 mph over the limit.

  • Kattlemans Kreek celebrating with free ice cream

    Mariam Abigail McKinley is turning 1 year old and in celebration of her birthday, the public is invited to celebrate at Kattlemans Kreek.  
    All guests who wish Mariam a happy birthday will be given a free soft serve ice cream cone dipped in chocolate.
    Balloons will be given to each child. It’s a day for celebration.

  • Lenton Food Drive
  • Harrison looking at $18.5 million in road improvements

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    If the transportation plan holds true over the next two years, Harrison County will see in excess of $18.5 million in road improvements.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Superintendent gets nearly perfect evaluation from board

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The Harrison County School Board returned a glowing annual performance evaluation of Superintendent Andy Dotson, rating him at the top of the scale in eight of nine performance standards. 

  • Home & Garden Show is this weekend

    The 11th annual Cynthiana Democrat two-day Home and Garden Show will kick off Saturday at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m.

    The show will feature nearly 70 booths of nursery items for outdoors, Amish-made furniture, home improvement ideas, free seedling trees, spring and summer apparel and accessories, wellness information and products, home decor, monogrammed items and canned jams and jellies. 

    There will also be food booths to indulge any appetite, from sweet to savory.