Today's News

  • Salt Shakers

    A non-typical 2011-12 winter has city and county officials hopeful for expanded summer projects.
    After the 2010 winter season, city and county officials made sure that the next seen winter months would not have them searching for the precious mineral used for keeping roads safe for travel.
    “Last year was a bad one for anyone who was searching for salt,” said County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett. “We actually used all of the salt that we had contracted for and still needed more before the winter months were over.”

  • Cynthiana Gymnastics
  • Open House is Saturday at Animal Shelter

    The Humane Society of Harrison County will host a birthday party and open house in honor of the late Flora Shropshire on Saturday, Feb. 4, 12-4 p.m. at the shelter. Everyone is welcome.
    The shelter is located on New Lair Road, south of Safety Way.

  • New pastor called to First United Methodist Church

    The First United Methodist Church rings in the new year with pastor Michael Coppersmith.
    Coppersmith, a native of Pamona, Calif., recalled his childhood as being somewhat rebellious.
    “I guess I was your typical kid,” said Coppersmith. “I had my share of getting into trouble but for the most part I grew up just like everyone else, minus skipping school to go smoke.”
    At the age of 16, Coppersmith decided to move out of his parent’s house and joined the army at the age of 17.

  • New Millennium Homemakers’ 2011 report

    The New Millennium Homemakers had a good year in 2011. The club has 21 members.
    Members helped with most of the activities needing club involvement including: The Harrison County Fair; sent a package to serviceman Christian Cain for Christmas; hosted the annual Christmas party for Shady Lawn residents, furnishing them with pastry, juice, fruit and gift bags, and also sang Christmas carols.

  • Farmers Market annual meeting scheduled for Feb. 16

    The Board of Directors of the Harrison County Farmers Market invites you to the upcoming annual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Harrison County Extension Office.

  • Shared-Use Equipment Program approved for Harrison County

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved $8,950 at its monthly meeting in support of a Shared-Use Equipment Program in Harrison County.
    The Harrison County Beef Cattle Association submitted a proposal to the Harrison County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board.

  • Skunk season is upon us

    I suppose every day is potentially skunk season, but right about now things start to heat up.  
    Mating season is upon us so skunks are on the move a bit more than usual. I have been reminded as such by a faint funk in the garage every morning this past week.  
    I learned a serious lesson several years back when the dog got a direct shot to the face and we had a lingering stench that was other worldly.  

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Jan. 23, 2011
    Estate of Charles E. Bailey, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Danny Wayne Dennie Sr., probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Kelly Ruggless Earle Jr., motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Jeanette C. Gaunce, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Landon Lee Harmon, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Brandon Keifer Holbert, settlement, order entered.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Jan. 25, 2012
    Chad Hafley vs. Shannon Hafley, contempt hearing; remand from active docket upon motion of the Commonwealth.
    Christina Lynne Withers vs. Emery Harney Withers IV, motion hour; (motion for child support), order for medical support entered.
    Jennifer Vanover vs. Jarrod Lee Burton, motion hour; remand from active docket upon motion of the Commonwealth.
    Erica R. Moore vs. Jacob D. Fryman, motion hour; summary judgment entered.