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Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 18, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Clay L. Childers, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Alberta Davis, probate hearing; passed to be re-noticed.
    Estate of Robert Theodore Denniston, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Margaret Alice Gallenstein Dixon, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Stanley Fizer, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of David W. Kennedy, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Feb. 20, 2013
    CIVIL CASES
    Morris Anthony Barnes vs. Beth Marie Barnes, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Michael Wayne Jones vs. Katherine Silvia Elizabeth Jones, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Michelle Renee McDaniel vs. Robert Douglas McDaniel, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Jane Elizabeth Tolliver vs. Arthur Thomas Tolliver, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Kelli Jean Kinney vs. Jeffery Lynn Tomlin, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 19, 2013
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Kathy Lee Callahan, 1965, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation, probation continued.
    Brandon Milner, 1983, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation, probation continued.
    Sandra Southwood, 1968, motion hour; (motion for return of property), motion passed.
    Tyler Box, 1982, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation, probation revoked, 5 year sentence imposed.

  • 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. 16 – At 5:44 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62 three miles from town. James Walker said strong winds caused a mattress and box springs to blow out of his vehicle causing it to hit the windshield of a vehicle driven by Mark Doyle.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Feb. 15 -- Tammy Covington, 34, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.
    Feb. 15 -- Shawn Whisman, 25, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Save-a-Lot and charged with theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.
    Feb. 18 -- Matthew Edmonson, 24, was cited on East Bridge Street for failure to wear seat belt.
    Feb. 18 -- Jeffrey Mosley, 23, was arrested on Russ Avenue and charged with fourth degree assault, domestic violence.

  • Young Farmers banquet planned

    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.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 28
    Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation will award 87 county and state college scholarships to high school seniors pursuing a four-year course of study, including three $1,000 scholarships sponsored by Harrison County Farm Bureau Federation. Applicants must be a child of a Kentucky Farm Bureau member. For more information, including eligibility requirements, contact Jessica at the Farm Bureau office, 859-234-4514 or by visiting www.kyfb.com/media/files/fed/scholarships. Application must be postmarked by Feb. 28, 2013.

  • Chamber continues with big plans for 2013

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board meeting on Feb. 13, making big plans for its membership and the community.  
    The board approved a request to schedule the annual community awards banquet on March 19.  
    This is a change from its scheduled date of Feb. 22, but was made so that more of the community could attend and see the deserving recipients honored.  

  • Harrison County overcomes first-half deficit to win region opener

    George Rogers Clark’s Cardinals looked like anything but a team with a 9-20 record in the first half of the final quarter final game of the 10th Region Tournament Tuesday night.  
    The Cards used a very patient offense and some good shooting to take an early lead and maintained it throughout the first period.  
    George Rogers Clark made nine of 12 field goal attempts in the first period to take a 19-16 lead after the first eight minutes.  

  • New Lair Road crossing will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 27

    The CSX Railroad crossing on New Lair Road at 3M,  Bullard and the National Guard Armory will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 27, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing through about 2 p.m., according to Cynthiana Mayor Steve Moses.
    Moses announced at Tuesday’s city commission meeting that a rail was busted at the crossing and CSX will be making the repairs Wednesday.
    Traffic will be diverted through Cynthiana, he said.