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Today's News

  • Physicians could face issues with House Bill 1

    By: Dr. Don R. Stephens, M.D.
    Senator R.J. Palmer recently defended passage of House Bill 1-commonly referred to as the “Pill Mill Bill” - and said the law contained “common sense” requirements for physicians who prescribe certain controlled substances. Despite his attempts at defending the bill, however, every physician, medical provider, medical facility and patient knows the law’s mandates have created unnecessary burdens and cost that clearly need to be corrected.

  • Well paid should never complain about wages

    As a way of sparking some potential interesting letters to the editor, I would like to offer up the conversation regarding the current situation in the NFL.
    Referees!!!
    Love them or hate them, they are just as much part of any game played as the athletes are.
    Take referees out of a game and we would be stuck watching a variation of the ultimate fighter in most cases... which could prove to be interesting in some cases.

  • School Menus

    Oct. 1-5
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.
    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Pancakes w/syrup or cereal, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Muffins or cereal, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Egg and cheese sandwich, gogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Webb sentenced in Falmouth

    After Bass Webb withdrew his withdrawal of a guilty plea Wednesday in Pendleton County, the judge sentenced him to 50 years in prison.
    The sentence will be tacked on to a 15-year sentence already issued on Fayette County charges for 65 years.
    Webb appeared in Pendleton County Circuit Court with Judge Jay Delaney presiding Wednesday afternoon for a ruling on Webb’s Aug. 15 motion to withdraw his July 18 guilty plea to the murder of Bryia Runiewicz.

  • Charges sought in animal cruelty

    A criminal complaint is being pursued by the Cynthiana Police Department and Harrison County Animal Control against a couple who allegedly abandoned at least one dog leaving it to starve.
    Sgt. Wilbur Gross along with Harrison County Animal Control officer Paul Colson were called to a 203 W. Penn St. residence, which had been the former residence of Donna and Edward Golden.
    Gross said the dog was severely underweight and covered in fleas.
    Colson said the dog, believed to be a border collie mix, was at least 50 pounds underweight, weighing only 33 pounds.

  • LIVE ACTION!

    By Stephen Lega, Landmark News Service

    The Lebanon Enterprise

  • Judge to rule on motion for recovery of Brown funds

    A hearing is scheduled today in bankruptcy court to hear a motion filed by the U.S. District Court trustee regarding the recovery of $417,414.43 for the estate of James Brown that is being held by R.B. Kirk, brother of Kay Brown.
    Judge Joseph M. Scott Jr. ordered that any responses to the motion should be filed by Wednesday, Sept. 19.
    Judge Scott also signed an order on Sept. 14 sustaining in part objection to claims of exemption, which were filed on behalf of James Brown by his representatives.

  • Former judge sentenced

    Former Harrison County District Judge Wayne Fitzgerald, who found himself on the other side of the law, will be required to complete court-ordered diversion and pay back $4,151 to the Social Security Administration.
    He will not be serving any  jail time if all of the diversion requirements are met.
    Fitzgerald, who was indicted in June, entered a guilty plea to the charges of theft by failure to make required deposition.

  • Rural Harrison County gets broadband

    Shelby Broadband’s signal is now stronger than ever for rural Harrison County residents.
    Harrison County residents who often find themselves out of range for reliable internet service will no longer have to live in the dark ages.
    Shelby Broadband, stationed out of Simpsonville Ky, now offers fast, reliable wireless internet service for the majority of rural Harrison County.
    Through the use of seven water towers and one cell tower, Shelby Broadband is now capable of sending internet signals to a large portion of Harrison County.

  • Harrison Deposit to merge with Bank of Henderson

    Harrison Deposit Bank is merging with The Bank of Henderson, a Henderson, Ky., financial institution, if the proposal receives regulatory approval.
    In a Monday press release, it was announced that the transaction will be accomplished through a merger of the banks’ respective holding companies.
    Barry Hall, who is Harrison Deposit’s chairman and president, will retire at the time of the merger. He will be succeeded by Tonya Dryden, a veteran of the bank’s management team.