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Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Accident Report
    Oct. 5 -- at 12:24 a.m. a non-injury occurred on Allen Pike 10 miles from town. Heather Durbin  lost control of her car, struck a tree and through a fence.
    Oct. 6 -- at 10:43 a.m. a non-injury accident occurred on KY 36 nine miles from town. Danny Kelley was driving on a rain-soaked when his car slid into the opposite lane and struck a car driven by Jeremy Slusher traveling in the other direction.

  • Phone scam claims calls originate at HMH

    Harrison Memorial Hospital administration reported Wednesday morning that it has been advised that individuals in the community have received phone calls from an 866-218-7985 number. With an automated call, identifying itself as “Harrison Memorial Hospital.” 

  • Brown admits she has $65K ring

    Just weeks before her criminal case will be heard in Harrison Circuit  Court, Brenda Kay Brown was found in contempt in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Lexington.

    At an Oct. 1 hearing, evidence was presented that the fair market value of items that Brown had not turned over to the court at $200,851.

  • Headstart feels pains of federal shutdown

     

    Children and teachers in the Community Action Headstart program were almost the people in Harrison County most impacted by the partial shutdown of the federal government last week.

  • Furnish sworn in as new circuit court clerk

     

    For the last 17 years Teresa Furnish has worked quietly and diligently as a deputy clerk for now-retired Harrison County Circuit Court Clerk Kathy Kearns.

  • Kennedy plaque unveiled at City Hall

    Cynthiana City Commissioner Billy Grayson unveiled a memorial plaque honoring the late Dave Kennedy. The plaque is displayed at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Sports Center. Kennedy was instrumental in getting renovations completed at the City Hall gymnasium. Many of Kennedy’s family members and friends attended the unveiling, which was held Sept. 24.

  • Blessing Ball to be held Nov. 15

    Leesburg Christian Church to sponsor Blessing Ball 2013 “Starry Night” on Friday, Nov. 15, from 6-9 p.m.

    A fun evening of dining and dancing for adults with special needs.

  • Taste of Home Cooking School brings taste of fall to Cynthiana Nov. 12

    The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food. As home cooks across the country head back to the kitchen to cook up fall’s comforting favorites, the Taste of Home Cooking School is preparing to share seasonal recipes that are certain to delight.  

  • County looks at interest rate for courthouse improvements

     

    To clarify confusion about the interest rate quoted  for the courthouse renovation project, Judge Executive Alex Barnett asked R. J. Palmer of Civic Finance Advisors to explain to fiscal court members why the estimated 1.92 percent interest rate suddenly became a 2.95 percent estimate.

  • City OKs swap with library for its expansion

    The Cynthiana City Commissioners agreed to swap pavement for pavement at Tuesday’s meeting to accommodate a library building project.

    James Gray, a member of the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library board,  told commissioners that the library has outgrown its facility.