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Today's News

  • Democratic Woman’s Club to host Jefferson Jackson Dinner

    The Harrison County Democratic Woman’s Club will host the Jefferson Jackson Dinner with a tribute to John M. Keith Jr. with a dais of: Judge Charles William Kuster Jr.-Master of Ceremonies, L. Andrew Keith, Dr. J. Ashley Keith, K. Bruce Florence, Doug Hampton, and Honorable Douglas Miller on Monday, Sept. 12 at the Cynthiana Country Club. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person.
    If anyone would like to attend, make a reservation with Carla Harney at 859-234-9753 or Michelle Barnett at 859-234-4357.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emily Grace Cunningham, Sept. 1, daughter of Gary and Leigh Cunningham; Clay Daniel Furnish, July 19, son of Dan and Lori Furnish; Nathan Lee Graves, Aug. 15, son of Joe and Cara Graves.
    Harrison Electric Cooperative (RECC) and Blue Grass Energy consolidation plans approved. The name for the consolidation will be Blue Grass Energy Cooperative Corporation.
    Aurora Information Systems, PC Repair, Internet and sales, 105 Joe B. Hall Court, will be holding their grand opening Sept. 8.

  • Reunions

    CRAIG-STEWART-CLEAVER
    The Craig-Stewart-Cleaver family reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. at Blue Licks State Resort Park.

    GAUNCE
    The family of the late Walter and Alberta King Gaunce will be having their family reunion on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Elks shelter at noon.
    Bring a dish and come fellowship with us.

    JOCKEY
    The annual Jockey reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. at the home of Phyllis Malone. Balloons and signs will mark the way.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Weekly News, Feb. 7, 1867 - “The workmen are presently engaged in putting a tin roof on the Livery and Sale Stable being erected by Messrs. Hill and Firman on the corner of Pike and Walnut Sts.”
    * Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 31, 1963 - “At Kentucky Cardinal Dairy where official high and low temperatures are recorded every morning at eight o’clock on Jan. 28 the low temperature was minus 34 degrees.”

  • KY-ASAP) held their annual awards luncheon
  • Audit released for Harrison County Sheriff’s Office

    State Auditor Crit Luallen has released the audit of the 2010 financial statement of the Harrison County Sheriff, Bruce Hampton. State law requires the Auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the Auditor issues two sheriffs reports each year: one reporting on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account and the other reporting on the audit of the fee account used to operate the office.

  • 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.
    Aug. 30 – At 1:02 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27. A Griffen Industry truck driven by John Taylor struck a cow that had entered the roadway.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Aug. 12 – At 8:30 a.m., Roger Brill of Steel Trailer on Abdallah/Waterworks Road, reported the theft of about $425 worth of steel from his property. Brandon Pennington was located at Randy’s Recycling attempting to sell property that had allegedly come from Steel Trailer. Pennington was  arrested and charged with receiving stolen property under $500 and theft by unlawful taking.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Sept. 6, 2011
    CIVIL CASES
    Countrywide Home Loans Servicing vs. Paul R. Helvey, motion hour; (motion to confirm report), final report approved.
    Asset Acceptance LLC vs. Vicky J. Thomason, motion hour; (motion to dismiss), motion granted, order entered.
    Jesse Land vs. Glenn McCubbins, motion hour; summary judgment overruled.
    Boone Account Recovery Corp vs. Patricia Hillard, motion hour; (motion to transfer), motion granted, order entered.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 1, 2011
    FELONY CASES
    James Sears, 1978, review; probation expired, transfer.
    MISDEMEANOR CASES
    Billy Beckett, 1978, contempt hearing; non-support first offense; dismissed.