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Today's News

  • CLARIFICATION

    William C. ‘Billy’ Beckett, 1944, of Lexington, Ky., is not the same Billy Beckett, 1978, that has appeared in the Harrison County District Court records in last week’s Cynthiana Democrat.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    April 3 – At 5:30 p.m., Brian Bell of Bell’s Pawn Shop in Harrison Square reported that he had recovered a stolen laptop.
    April 4 – At 9:56 a.m., Melvin Combs, Fourth Street, reported that his $300 generator had been taken. Around 12:30 a.m., a caller reported that a man was walking down the street carrying a generator. However, police were unable to locate the man. However, since then the suspect has admitted to taking the generator and a complaint has been sought through the county attorney’s office for James Slade.

  • 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.

    April 15 – At 11:02 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Poindexter Road. Bradley McFarland was traveling on Poindexter Road when he swerved to miss an oncoming vehicle and overcorrected causing him to exit the road and hit an earth bank.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding April 18, 2012
    CIVIL CASES
    Timothy Wade Jenkins vs. Cheryl Lynn Abshear, motion hour; agreed order of support entered.
    Brittany Renee Carle vs. Michael Ray Blan Jr., domestic; order of support previously entered.
    Heaven Michelle Herrington vs. Roger Allen Commodore, other hearing; order of support entered.
    Amber Shadd vs. Shaun Shadd, motion hour; order of support entered.
    Amanda Grissom vs. Jason Smith, appointment GAL, motion to be re-noticed.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding April 17, 2012
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Jessica Robinson, 1972, sentencing; trafficking in controlled substance-second degree, first offense; sentence probated.
    Matthew Edmondson, 1963, pretrial conference; trafficking in controlled substance-first degree, first offense, persistent felony offender; guilty plea entered.
    James Lewis Richardson, 1964, sentencing; 2 counts receiving stolen property over $300; sentence probated.

  • School Menus

    April 30 - May 4
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Cereal choice, toast and jelly, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Pancakes w/sausage links, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • DUI suspect charged following Monday crash

    A father now faces charges after wrecking his car allegedly due to driving under the influence.
    Johnny Neace, 45, was taken into custody by Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Nathan Gasser at Harrison Memorial Hospital after he allegedly drove while intoxicated with his 10 year-old daughter in the car.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s report, the injury accident was reported Monday, April 16, on US 27 N around 9:24 p.m.

  • Substation hit again by copper thieves

    A second wire theft has been reported at a KU substation located on Smith Martin Lane.
    The ground copper wiring theft was reported on Wednesday, April 11, by Kentucky Utilities representative Travis Jones.
    “This is the second copper theft I have investigated at a substation in the past week. The first one occurred at the substation located on KY 356,” said Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuan Kreer. “If people keep going into these substations, we are eventually going to get a call about a dead body.”

  • Substation hit again by copper thieves

    A second wire theft has been reported at a KU substation located on Smith Martin Lane.
    The ground copper wiring theft was reported on Wednesday, April 11, by Kentucky Utilities representative Travis Jones.
    “This is the second copper theft I have investigated at a substation in the past week. The first one occurred at the substation located on KY 356,” said Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuan Kreer. “If people keep going into these substations, we are eventually going to get a call about a dead body.”

  • Deputies investigate jewelry heist

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating a substantial jewelry theft at a residence on A. Keller Lane.
    According to a report filed by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Debra Ammerman, resident of A Keller Lane, reported a burglary at her residence on Sunday, April 15, at 2:17 a.m.
    “Deputy Chris Shields responded to the call made by Mrs. Ammerman,” said Det. Paul Olin. “The victim informed him that several pieces of jewelry had been taken from her jewelry box a few days prior to reporting.”