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Today's News

  • Ky. Circuit Court Clerks recognized April 13 with National Donate Life Month

    On April 13, Gov. Steven L. Beshear recognized National Donate Life Month with the Circuit Court Clerks of Kentucky.  
    In the US, 110,000 people and almost 700 Kentuckians, are currently waiting for life-saving organ transplants.  Kentucky’s Circuit Court Clerks have been active in promoting organ donation since 1992. Together they have raised more than $7 million to educate and raise public awareness about this crucial need.

  • Honor Roll

    HCMS HONOR ROLL
    The Harrison County Middle School Honor Roll for the third nine-weeks includes:
    Sixth Grade - All A’s
    Reese Asher, Reagan Atchinson, Joseph Banfield, Kevin Barnett, Kacia Clements, Leea Collard, Emma Darnell, Olivia Eckert, Rachel Eckert, Cody Edwards, Nick Florence, Faith Gant, Havanna Gollihue, Reagan Gorman, Stefanie Harney, Austin Hill, Brooklyn Jackson;

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 7 2011
    FELONY CASES
    Gerald Frizzell, 1975, show cause deferred/installment payment; balance of fine and costs converted to 24 hours community service.
    Jessica C. Robinson, 1972, review; dismissed, remand.
    Kenneth D. Honeycutt, 1979, review; dismiss without prejudice upon motion, paying as ordered.
    Tony Markland, 1971, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; waived to grand jury.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S REPORT
    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    CASE REPORTS
    April 3 – At 3 p.m., Tim Thomas reported that he was verbally attacked about taking pictures of a young man riding a dirt bike in front of his house.
    $April 6 – At 7:52 p.m., a woman reported that someone was sending her threatening text messages.

  • School Menus

    April 25-29
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Sausage biscuits, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Cereal, muffins, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Scrambled eggs, bacon, toast, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Cinnamon rolls, sausage links, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Waffles w/syrup, bacon, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • The Easter laugh

    Recently, someone asked on a Christian Website: How should you celebrate the day after Easter?
    We’ve all heard the debates over how to celebrate the actual holiday, with Christians arguing with each other over whether or not the pagan symbols of eggs, furry bunnies and marshmallow Peeps are spiritually detrimental.
    But the day after Easter? Don’t we all just go back to work with leftover ham sandwiches in our lunch boxes?

  • Church News

    BERRY UNITED
    METHODIST
    A Good Friday service will be held on April 22 at 6 p.m. at Berry United Methodist Church and will include a foot washing service.

    BOYERS CHAPEL
    Movie Night
    Boyers Chapel Church will be showing the Passion of the Christ on Friday, April 22 at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    A children’s movie will be shown at the same time.
    For more information call 859-858-9230. Trey Brennan is the pastor.
     

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 21
    Faces of Colon Cancer. A photo exhibit coordinated by the Kentucky Cancer Program to honor Kentucky survivors and spread the word that colon cancer screening saves lives on Thursday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Everyone is invited.
    Family Conservation Program. Thursday, April 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Pre-registration is required.

  • Strong wind, thunderstorms expected overnight

    The National Weather Service in Louisville has included Harrison County in a severe weather announcement.
    According to information from the NWS and Mike Palmer, Harrison County Emergency Management director, a widespread severe weather outbreak is very likely later tonight and during the early morning hours Wednesday morning.
    Palmer said the severe weather is expected to reach Harrison County around 2 a.m. and should be over by 4 a.m.

  • Deputies investigate Saturday night shooting


    A second shooting in less than two weeks happened Saturday night in Harrison County.
    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an incident that sent 33-year-old Greg Ritchie to the hospital.
    According to Deputy Dean Hutchison, who is leading the investigation, there were two separate gatherings on Prince Lane Saturday night where alcohol was available.
    Hutchison said an argument broke out between Ritchie and Jason Richardson and ended with Ritchie being shot in the leg.