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Today's News

  • Accidental shooting in Claysville

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department was called out Tuesday, Nov. 15, around 1:10 p.m., to investigate an accidental shooting that took place on KY 1284, two miles from  the Claysville Store.
    According to the Sheriff’s report, Ike Montgomery of Berry was deer hunting on his sister’s property Tuesday morning in the Sunrise area.
    After Montgomery decided to call it quiets for the day, he called Adam Gibson, 27, to come pick him up from hunting.

  • Attorneys ask for delay of trial

    Just two weeks away from the start of a murder trial in Harrison County and the defense is asking to postpone the start.
    A hearing Tuesday to rule on the continuance request as well as eight other motions was cut short due to the absence of accused murderer Bass Webb.
    Judge Jay Delaney said that a transportation order was submitted and confirmation received. As well, Webb was to have been moved to the Grant County Detention Center last week. However, neither of those things occurred.

  • Over 800 meals expected to be served for Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a time for families to reflect and give thanks for the blessings in their lives.
    For some, there is no better way to count your blessings than to help others.
    This will mark the fifth year that Unity Christian Church has sponsored Harvest of Hope with the help of community volunteers. Harvest of Hope is a Thanksgiving meal served free for anyone who wants to partake.
    Those who attend or have meals delivered can expect a traditional Thanksgiving feast of turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, a roll and either chocolate or white cake.

  • Angel Tree Project
  • Sentences imposed in seven Harrison criminal cases

    Seven individuals who have entered guilty pleas or were found guilty in Harrison Circuit Court were sentenced Tuesday with Judge Jay Delaney presiding.
    The prosecution’s recommended 10-year sentence for Sandra Southwood, who entered guilty pleas Nov. 1 to charges of first degree assault, four counts of first degree wanton endangerment, fleeing or evading police, first degree criminal mischief and two misdemeanor counts of criminal mischief, was upheld.
    Southwood shot her ex-husband’s girlfriend in the leg during a shooting rampage on July 30, 2010.

  • Gray-McIlvain exchange vows

    Megan Russell Gray, daughter of Russell and Robin Gray, and Jason Johnson McIlvain, son of David and Charleen McIlvain, were married at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 10, 2011 at Cynthiana Christian Church.
    The bride is the granddaughter of Julian and Margaret Gray of Cynthiana and Preston and Gertha Fudge of Burkesville.
    The groom is the grandson of the late Harold and Sue McIlvain of Cynthiana and Stella Martin of Cynthiana and the late Charles Martin.

  • Martin-Jett to marry Saturday

    Maximus Jett announces the forthcoming marriage of his parents, Tiffney Nicole Martin and William Allen Jett.
    The bride is the daughter of Thelma and Dennis Craig of Burlington, Ky.
    The groom is the son of Patsy Wilson and the late William Glenn Jett of Cynthiana.
    The couple will wed on Nov. 19, 2011 at 3 p.m. at the Hour of Deliverance Chapel off of Second and Broadway in Cynthiana. Friends and family are invited to attend.

  • Rylee Dale Weeks

    Rylee Dale Weeks was born to Wayne Weeks Jr. and Cyndi Jo Adkins of Cynthiana, Ky., on Aug. 24, 2011 at Meadowview Regional Center in Maysville, Ky. She weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz., and is welcomed by her sister Kaylee Jo Adkins.
    Maternal grandparents are Alan Moody and Tammy Swinford of Cynthiana and Marvin C. Adkins of Morehead, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Lucille K. Oney of Flemingsburg, Ky. and the late Ermal Oney and Zelma S. Adkins of Morehead, Ky. and the late Avery Adkins.

  • Gracie May Ison

    Gracie May Ison was born to Keith and Janet Ison of Berry, Ky., on July 2, 2011 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 1 oz., and is welcomed by her sisters, Alexandria Ison and Morgan Ison.
    Maternal grandparents are Robert C. Wiggins of Cynthiana and Brenda K. Lindsey of Corinth, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents Robert C. Wiggins, Iowna Winkle, and Leonard and Vada Spence.
    Paternal grandparents are Charlotte and Allen Ison of Georgetown, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents are Ann and Owen Cravens and George and Ecie Ison.

  • Driver said ‘no brakes’ caused Thursday accident on Oddville Pike

    A Thursday afternoon wreck ended with a trip for two to the hospital.
    A call was placed to dispatch around 2:14 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, for an injury accident at the intersection of Elmarch and Oddville Avenue.
    According to Ptl. Harold Whitlock of the Cynthiana Police Department, a vehicle driven by Candis Mitchell was the cause for the wreck.