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Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 25, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Alvan Keith Berry, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Sheridon Lee Hausberger Dance, other hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Alberta Davis, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Jessie Bell Lemons, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Jonathan Ezra Smith Sr., probate hearing; passed.
    Estate of Nancy C. Owen, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Feb. 11 – At 11:20 p.m., police witnessed Aaron T. Brown stumbling on Pleasant Street. When approached, it was apparent that Brown was under the influence of alcohol a potential danger to himself. He was arrested and charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place.
    Feb. 12 – At 6:24 p.m., a report was made from Thrift Food Mart of a man in a green 90s Toyota pickup truck driving off without paying for $59.66 worth of gasoline.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Feb 24 – At 2:38 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27 seven miles from town. Roger Brown hit a deer came that came onto the road.
    Feb. 25 – At 4 a.m., an injury accident was reported on KY 36 two miles from town. Ronald Hobbs lost control in a curve causing him to hit a concrete culvert and travel upside down on an earth embankment before hitting a tree head-on.

  • Property Transfers

    Special Warranty Deed: US Bank National Associatin to Erin Hiten, property at 1379 Cook Road, $107,100.
    Elizabeth Whitson to Elton Gardner Robinson and Elizabeth Jane Robinson, property on White Oak Turn Pike, $184,000.
    Land Contract: Richard Hutchison to Barry Sumpter and Kelly Sumpter, property in Harrison County, $39,000.
    Jeffrey M. Beagle and Debbie R. Beagle to Scott M. Sullivan and Cynthia K. Sullivan, property on White Oak Pike (Ky. 356), $470,000.

  • Young Farmers banquet planned for March 25

    The Harrison County Young Farmers is planning their local banquet on March 25, 2013 at the Harrison County Extension Office. Meal will begin at 7 p.m. with guest speaker Warren Beeler with the Ky Dept. of Agriculture to follow.
    The group meets on Monday nights at the high school  at 7 p.m. Some upcoming speakers that are planned are Mike Meyer on March 4 doing a farm safety meeting and on March 12 Dr Michell Arnold UK Extension Veterinarian.
    Any questions call Jerry Prows at 859-234-6428.

  • The chicken or the egg?

    Yes, the age old question about which came first springs to mind this time of the year as the stores start to stock the shelves with chicken raising paraphernalia.  
    We have a total of 130 chicks in brooders in the basement and garage.  
    There are two sets:  including 3-week-old Brown Leghorns and Araucanas intended to join our laying hens once they have fully feathered; and another set of 100 Freedom Rangers intended for the pasture of the nut grove where they will range and grow to broiler weight for a May 7 appointment at the processors.

  • Local Friends of the public library to have first meeting

    On March 1, 2013 Harrison County residents Carla Keller, Jeanine Lister and Bill McCann incorporated a new non-profit -- Friends of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library, Inc. The new group will have a public organizational meeting at 5:30 on Tuesday, March 12 in the Charles Feix Community room of the Cynthiana Public Library. The meeting will last about one hour and is open to all who wish to attend.

  • Theme: Famous Inventors

    ACROSS
    1. Squirrel away
    6. Young newt
    9. They put the bitter in beer
    13. Jousting pole
    14. Tap choice
    15. Bone-chilling
    16. Cast member
    17. Greater than the whole?
    18. Dismal
    19. *Cotton gin inventor
    21. Do this for a waltz, e.g.
    23. *___ Isaac Newton
    24. Shirts on their backs, e.g.
    25. Farmer’s ___
    28. Turkish honorific
    30. Lots
    35. Brother of Jacob
    37. Uh-oh
    39. Poet’s “below”
    40. Slash mark

  • Cub scouts graduate
  • KET: Education Matters explores Environmental Education in Kentucky

    The next Education Matters, “Environmental Education in Kentucky,” explores how environmental education helps Kentucky students master science and other academic content through engaging hands-on learning experiences that demonstrate how their choices and actions affect the world around them. The program airs Monday, March 18 at 9/8 p.m. on KET.