Today's News

  • Slade recognized for years of dedicated service as treasurer of the historical society

    By Virgie Wells, Contributor
    Dorothy D. Slade was honored by the Harrison County Historical Society on Thursday, April 17 at Biancke’s restaurant. The Historical Society’s President, Donald Wagoner, organized the gathering to honor Slade’s 14 years of service as treasurer of the historical society.
    Twenty-three people attended the dinner and ceremony.
    Former Cynthiana Mayor Virgie Wells gave the invocation.

  • Community Service Block Grant Plan and Budget available for public review

    Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties announces that its 2014-2015 Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Plan and Budget Proposal is available for public review. The plan reflects assessment of low-income community needs and the Council’s CSBG budget for July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015 as well as projected outcomes for the same period.

  • Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi to install new officers at May meeting

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met Monday, April 7 at the home of Judy Judy. Bonnie Teater, president, thanked the hostess and scheduled hostess Pat Terhune for being flexible in helping everyone get home in time to watch UK play in the championship game of the NCAA. Twelve members answered the question “how will you behave during the UK game tonight?” Most said by pacing, yelling and screaming.
    The reading of the minutes for the last meeting was given by the secretary, and were approved. Several commented on the newspaper article in the recent Democrat.

  • Four Generations
  • HCHS Students of the Month
  • Dr. Bob’s Barbeque will open Wednesday, April 30

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    When Dr. Bob’s Barbecue Restaurant opens to the public next Wednesday, it will be all that Bob Reid can do not to constantly ask people how they like his sauces.

    He’s always looking for ways to improve.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 14, 2014
    Estate of Elmus Odell Hopkins, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Sue Ann Muntz, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of William D. Weiler, motion hour; order entered.
    Springleaf Financial Services vs. Chad Barnes, motion hour; default judgment.
    Convergence Receivables vs. Shawn Collins, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding April 15, 2014
    Nathaniel Hutsell, 1973, review; diversion extended, case remanded.
    Breanna Woods, 1984, probation revocation hearing; motion to revoke probation withdrawn.
    Kelley Angel, 1977, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations, probation continued on same terms and conditions.
    Darrin Wagoner, 1969, disposition hearing; found to have violated probation, probation revoked, 8 year sentence imposed.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding April 16, 2014
    Sherry Alice Pawley vs. Joseph Allen Pawley, motion hour; passed to be re-noticed.
    Shannon Michele Radford vs. David James Radford, domestic; passed to be re-noticed.
    Danny Sanders vs. Vonda Sanders, motion hour; decree entered.
    John McCauley vs. Donna Kaye Blades, review; agreed order entered.
    John M. Elligson Jr. vs. Betty Danialle Elligson, motion hour; passed to be re-noticed.
    Brandy Renee Fizette vs. Louie Fizette, review; order entered.

  • Humane Society celebrates 20 years of serving pet population

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    One way that the Humane Society of Harrison County is celebrating its 20th anniversary is by expressing thanks to the Harrison Veterinary Clinic and the Brooks Animal Clinic for supporting the society’s spaying and neutering program.