Today's News

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. march is Monday

    The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration and march in Cynthiana will be held Monday.
    The march will begin at 10 a.m. at Ebenezer United Methodist Church on Locust Street and end at St. James AME Church on Pleasant Street.
    Following the march, a celebration service will be held at St. James with Glenda Greene as the featured speaker. The approximate one-hour service will be followed by a meal of chili, sandwiches, soft drinks and cookies.
    The public is invited to attend.

  • Police capture suspect after foot pursuit

    A Harrison County man faces multiple charges after an early evening attempt to elude police.
    Jeff Davis, 28, has been charged by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department with first degree fleeing and evading on foot after he allegedly ran from a deputy following a short pursuit through town.
    A call was made to dispatch around 6 p.m., on Saturday, Jan. 12, for a suspicious vehicle on Carl Stevens Road.

  • Case sews up career with Jan. 31 retirement

    Jan. 31 will be the last time Cheryl Case will bear the lengthy title of Harrison County Cooperative Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences, but she vows it will not be the last the community has seen of her.
    After 26 years, Case is retiring.
    “I still love my job and the people I work for,” Case said, noting that her decision to retire was a tough one. “I’m eligible to retire and a still have things I want to do.”

  • Sen. Palmer re-elected as Senate Minority Floor Leader

    Sen. R.J. Palmer II, D-Winchester, has been re-elected to his second term as Senate Minority Floor Leader by the Senate Democratic Caucus.
    “I want to express my sincere appreciation for the confidence entrusted in me by my fellow Democratic Senators,” Palmer said.  “With the position of Democratic Floor Leader comes a great deal of responsibility, which I plan to meet head-on. I look forward to working in a bi-partisan manner with my Senate colleagues, members of the House and Gov. Beshear to address the challenges facing our Commonwealth.

  • Campbell man charged with DUI following crash

    A Campbell County man has been charged following an injury accident on US 27 N. on Jan. 9.
    A call was made to dispatch around 8:02 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, for an injury accident on US 27 N.
    The initial called claimed that a passenger of a 1998 Chevy car had been ejected during the accident.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Olin, no passenger was severely injured or ejected during the wreck.

  • Quality and care means garden equipment lasts longer

    We had our Scag mower serviced a few weeks back. She suffered from some sort of oil leak all summer and looked a little weary and unkempt so I felt a bit negligent when I dropped her off.
    Taking care of your lawn and garden equipment was something that was pounded into my world view of farm responsibilities when I was growing up.  

  • Chamber brings on new board members

    The Harrison County-Cynthiana Chamber of Commerce has announced its changes to the Chamber board of directors for 2013.  
    Returning board members are Charles Garnett, Jim Ingram, Brett Hines, Linda Huesing, Denise Lyons, MaryTodd Seaman, Becky Smith, Jim Spears, Alex Barnett and Steve Moses.  
    New board members are:  Colleen Emery, Pam Slone, Bonnie Teater and Chris Winkle.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Maria Natalia Lopez Chavez, 28, and Omar Barajas Ponce, 30, married Dec. 10, 2012.
    Stephanie Stone Picklesimer Estes, 57, and James Claud Wilson, 63, married Dec. 12, 2012.
    Angelica Dawn Boone, 19, and Jeffery Wayne Mosley, 22, married Dec. 15, 2012.
    Anita Lee Gunsauley, 36, and Kenneth Joe Spencer, 54, married Dec. 17, 2012.
    Carolyn Joy Cole Chambers, 65, and Curtis Chambers Jr., 66, married Dec. 19, 2012.
    Deborah Marie Fryman, 41, and Charles Allen Carson, 50, married Dec. 23, 2012.

  • Homemaker Briefs

    • Cloth Basket – Jan. 14, 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., deadline Jan. 7. Cost is $5. Location – Harrison County Extension Office.
    • Sock and Felt Snowman – Jan. 28, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., deadline Jan. 22. Cost is $2 each. Location – Harrison County Extension Office.
    • Quilt Club – Fourth Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m at the Extension Office. If no school, no club meeting.
    • Gourd Patch Club – Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Extension Office.

  • Alondra Barbara Renee Scott

    Alondra Barbara Renee Scott was born Dec. 5, 2012 to Chadwick Harrison Thomas Scott and Danielle Clara Ross. She weighed 7 lbs. 9 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Daniel and Cindy Ross; great-grandparents are George and Joan Howick and Stan Ross and the late Barbara Ross.
    Paternal grandparents are Shannon Renee Napier; great-grandparents are Grover and Sheena Scott.