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Today's News

  • HCHS Speech team participates in KESDA State Tournament

    The Harrison County speech team had 17 students participate in the KESDA State Tournament Feb. 21-23: Jackson Sanders, Sarah Nichols, Anna Nichols, Josh Godman, Logan Willis, Erin Bradford, Lauren Shepard, Michaela Bowen, Wylie Caudill, Alycia Schaum, Kinsey King, Amber Schools, Amberlyn Schjoll, Jacob Sanders, Ross Smith, Marie Bowen and Jared Thomas.
    The team placed third in the state in squad efficiency and fifth overall.
    The following students had individual awards:

  • Reaching for the ‘Silver Screen’

    Jess Tincher doesn’t just want his name in lights. He wants to be the person who helps others have their names in lights. His eye is focused on a career to do just that.
    Tincher, a 2011 Nicholas County High School graduate, is currently working on his Associate of Arts at the MCTC-Licking Valley Campus.
    With this two-year degree, he will be able to transfer his earned credits to Eastern Kentucky University to achieve a degree in Film and Drama.

  • HCHS Students of the Month
  • Ebenezer UMC commemorates Black History Month and shares dreams

    Students, instructors, pastors and community members assembled at Ebenezer United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Feb. 13, to commemorate Black History Month and to share their dreams.  
    Ebenezer UMC Pastor, Rev. Kenneth Newby, opened the service and the men’s choir presented musical selections.
    Licking Valley Campus Instructor Donna C. Slone-Crumbie gave a reading, LVC student Mike Jones presented a creative interpretation in dance, and several other students shared their dreams.

  • VanHook, Honaker recognized for outstanding popcorn sales

    Sam VanHook and Cory Honaker, both of Cynthiana, received awards from the Bluegrass Council of the Boy Scouts of America on Feb. 18, for outstanding popcorn sales in the 2012 fundraising season.
    Both boys are members of Cub Scout Pack 50, in Carlisle.
    VanHook received a trophy and $150 for being the top popcorn salesman in the Council with $10,388 in total sales.
    He also placed first in the state and third in the nation, according to the popcorn company, Campmasters.

  • 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.