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Today's News

  • Uniform

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua RJ Boggs graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
    Boggs completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Response to Family History Book leads to new deadline

    Response to the Harrison County Family History Book has been great with more than 40 family histories already received. The Harrison County Historical Society would like to thank all those who have responded so promptly to record their family’s heritage in this historic book.
    Many have expressed a need for more time to prepare their family histories, so the sponsor and publisher have agreed to extend the deadline for submissions to March 31, 2014.
    Anyone needing help writing their history may contact Marilynn Bell, 234-2749, or Donald Wagoner.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Jan. 21 -- At 11:08 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred  on Snow Rd. about 12 miles outside Cynthiana. Tammy Mitchell of 147 Lovett Park Road, Georgetown, was traveling east on Snow Road when she attempted to drive over a snow covered hill. The car slid backwards into a ditch.
    Jan. 23 -- At 7:25 a.m., a non-injury accident US 62 W nine miles outside of the city limits. Gary Simmons of 188 Colby Road struck a deer.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Jan. 10 -- At 3 p.m., Connie G. Linville, 102 Main St., reported that someone has been entering her apartment over the last month without her permission or knowledge and that her medication as well as cash have been taken.
    Jan. 10 -- At 8:27 p.m., a custody issue was reported as having occurred on Kehoe Alley.
    Jan. 10 -- At 11:21 p.m., Alecia A. Plumeri, 119 Newsome Ave., reported that she was struck in the eye during an argument with her boyfriend. Police arrested Keith Skiba, charging him with fourth degree assault, domestic violence.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Jan. 13, 2014
    FELONY CASES
    Cassandra Broshears, 1993, sentencing; sentenced to 10 days.
    Kenneth Collins, pretrial conference; receiving stolen property under $10,000 (amended); guilty plea entered, 180 days, balance probated, $100 and costs.
    Tony R. Markland, 1971, show cause hearing; sentenced to 10 days, redocket on completion of sentence.
    Jonathon R. Edwards, arraignment; receiving stolen property under $10,000; waived to grand jury.

  • The dilemmas of a commitment

    Even if you haven’t heard of a commitment device, chances are you’ve used one.
    Basically, it’s a clever means, either a punishment or a reward, to help you commit to something that you know will be difficult.
    Anyone who has ever been on a diet uses them: When I lose 10 pounds I’ll treat myself to a new pair of shoes — or a hot fudge sundae.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Jan. 22, 2014
    CIVIL CASES
    Tomi Lane Jones vs. Christopher Michael Jones, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Bruce Clark Kennedy Jr. vs. Sarah Josephine Kennedy, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Terry Todd Johnson vs. Darla Denise Johnson, motion hour; (motion to withdraw), motion sustained, order entered.
    Vernon Dean Sharp vs. Brenda C. Sharp, domestic; motion sustained, order entered.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Jan. 21, 2014
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Anthony E. Wright, 1969, review; shock probation in felony convictions; probation extended.
    Leonard P. Henry, 1952, review; probation violation; motion withdrawn.
    Jackeefe Warren, 1988, pretrial conference; trafficking in controlled substance-first degree (first offense-cocaine); agreed order entered.
    Michael Mattox, 1980, sentencing; 4 counts trafficking in controlled substance-first degree (first offense-heroin); 10 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

  • Property Transfers

    Joyce C. Hammond and Paul  B. Hammond to Michael D. Ritchie Jr. and Timothy S. Ritchie Sr. and Lucinda D. Ritchie, property on Berry-Robinson Road, $250,000.
    Special Warranty Deed: The Secretary of Veterans Affairs to Glynden King, property at 425 E. Pleasant Street (Lot 10 - Section F of the Ashbrook and Wallingford Addition), $40,000.
    Vicky Casey Ritchie to Joseph Adam Yazell and Jennifer Smiley Yazell, property on Renaker-Berry Road, $1,500.

  • Vaughns to be honored with 50th anniversary celebration Feb. 9

    Russell and Wanda Vaughn will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 9. They were married Feb. 8, 1964 at Pleasant Green Baptist Church with Harry Harper officiating the ceremony.
    The couple has three sons, Bradley (Emily), Andrew and Kiley (Mia) Vaughn, six grandchildren and a seventh on the way.
    The Vaughn’s invite family and friends to join in their celebration on Feb. 9 at Indian Creek Christian Church from 3-5 p.m. Cake and light hors d’oeuvres will be served. The couple requests no gifts.