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Today's News

  • Community Calendar

    FRIDAY, Jan. 24
    Kentucky Essay/Poetry/Artwork. Friday, Jan. 24 is the day to turn in African-American pioneers of Kentucky at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Jan. 24 at New Beginnings at 10:30 a.m.; Our Little Miracles, 11 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.
    SATURDAY, Jan. 25

  • Thursday will be another snow day

    Classes have been cancelled for Thursday, Jan 23, according to David Case.

    The call was made about an hour ago at 2:45 p.m. by Harrison County school officials. 

    Tomorrow was to be Rotary Career Day for some HCHS students. That has been rescheduled for next Thursday. 

  • No school Wednesday, Jan. 22

    There will be no classes in Harrison County, Wednesday, Jan. 22. Harrison County Assistant Superintendent David Case made the announcement about 3:45 p.m. Tuesday.

    Many county roads remain snow covered and temperatures are expected to drop to near 0 overnight.

    Case said school officials are hopeful that classes can resume on Thursday.

  • Former Cynthiana banker indicted on child porn charges

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    A former Cynthiana banker has been indicted in eastern Kentucky on child porn charges.
    Edgar N. Purdom Jr., 68, was indicted by a Lawrence County grand jury on Jan. 10 on four counts  of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor and one count of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor, according to a press release from Attorney General Jack Conway’s office.
    Purdom turned himself in at the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department Monday afternoon.

  • No school today

    Classes in Harrison County have been cancelled for Friday, Jan. 17.

    David Case, assistant superintendent, made the announcement about 5:15 a.m. Friday morning. 

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Jan. 4 -- At 2:51 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on US 62 West seven miles outside of downtown. Timothy Emberton of Lexington struck a guard rail and disabled an Enterprise Rental Car.
    Jan. 5 -- At 8:19 p.m., an injury accident occurred on KY 36 W 1.5 miles outside of town. Joshua Stanfield of Cynthiana was traveling east when a deer entered the roadway. In his attempt to avoid the deer, Stanfield struck its hindquarters and went over an embankment. The driver was transported to Harrison Memorial for treatment of injuries.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Jan. 8, 2014
    CIVIL CASES
    Jessica Nicole Ingram vs. Brian Wilson Ingram, motion hour; agreement filed, testimony taken, decree entered.
    Christi Lynn Nicole Carson vs. Christopher Ryan Eversole, review; agreed order entered.
    David William Finch vs. Leeann Finch, motion hour; passed to be re-noticed.
    William Addison Wiley vs. Shelley marie Mullins, review; agreed order entered.
    Shannon Michele Radford vs. David James Radford, review; agreed order entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Jan. 7, 2014
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Reese Garrison, 1986, motion hour; motion granted.
    Robbie Williams, 1976, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations, decision on probation.
    Jeremy A. Stone, 1985, 3 cases probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations, probation continued.
    David Fryman, 1985, sentencing; flagrant non-support; 2 year sentence probated.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Jan. 6, 2014
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Nancy F-Smith Cummins, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered.
    Estate of Sylvia H. Jones, preliminary hearing; will and codicil admitted, order entered.
    Agnes S. McDowell Trust, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Melvin Lewis Reed, probate hearing; order entered.
    In re: Estate of Cecil Thomas Webber, review; restitution non paid.
    CIVIL CASES
    Billy Asbury vs. Chester Goldy, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.