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Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 7, 2011
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of David Doyle, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Billy Moore Stewart, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Connie Sue Talbott, probate hearing; order to dispense entered.
    Estate of Betty J. Turner, probate hearing; petition granted, order entered.
    FELONY CASES

  • Whalen-Muth to marry Aug. 6

    Pam Whalen of Cynthiana and the late Bobby Whalen, announces the engagement of their daughter, Julie Kay Whalen, to Jeremiah John Muth, son of Ellen Bunch of Oliver Springs, Tenn., and the late Brent Muth.
    Whalen is a graduate of Harrison County High School and has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Eastern Kentucky University. She is pursuing a Masters in Historic Preservation from the University of Kentucky. Whalen is employed by Liberty Hall Historic Site in Frankfort, Ky.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding July 19, 2011
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Jason Angel, bond forfeiture hearing; motion to forfeit bond granted, order entered.
    Jerry W. Hall, 1986, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; hearing held, found to have violated probation, probation revoked, one year sentence imposed.
    Harold Trimpe, 1981, pretrial conference; flagrant non-support, persistent felony offender-second degree; case dismissed.

  • Cummins-Cobbins plan September wedding

    Tyris, Alarra, Airsiah Cobbins, along with their grandparents, Vesta Cummins of Georgetown, Ky. and the late Blaine Cummins, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents, Cartia Renee Cummins and Larry Denard Cobbins Jr., son of Vivian Bender and Larry Cobbins Sr. of Hattiesburg, Ms.
    Cummins is a 2001 graduate of Harrison County High School. She is employed as a receptionist at the Scott County unemployment office and is also a certified nursing assistant.

  • Renovate strawberry patch

    The strawberry was first cultivated in the 14th century after a French spy collected a berry from Chile and presented it to France’s King Charles V who then planted it in the Louvre’s Royal Garden.  
    By the 17th century this Chilean strawberry was crossed with some found in the Virginia colonies which gave way to the large-fruiting varieties we enjoy today. But don’t be fooled, large does not always mean flavorful.

  • May family to host Farm Field Day Aug. 8 near Leesburg

    David and Nancy May will host the first of three field days in Harrison County on Monday, Aug. 8, at 6 p.m. The farm is located on KY 1842 just outside of Leesburg. The farm is a rolling beef farm and wooded area with in excess of 500 acres.
    During most field days, a tour is made of the farm layout with an observation the operation.

  • Brooks- Palmer to wed Aug. 27 in Georgetown

    Haley and Taylor Palmer of Georgetown, Ky., announce the forthcoming marriage of their father, Jonathan Journey Palmer of Georgetown, to Emily Sue Brooks of Lexington.
    Brooks is the daughter of Francis Leo Brooks of Harrodsburg and Susan Brooks of Lexington.  She is a 2002 graduate of Bryan Station High School, Lexington, attended EKU 2002-2005 and attends Midway College School of Nursing.  She is employed with Kohl’s of Georgetown.

  • Tobacco disease update and prevention suggestions

    Blue mold finally moved out of Pennsylvania, and fortunately it went north.  
    On July 21, a case of the disease was reported in an 8-acre field of tobacco in Massachusetts. Apparently this was a very mild outbreak that affected a handful of plants in the planting.  
    Current information from the North American Plant Disease Forecast Center at NC State indicate that the threat to Kentucky and surrounding states from blue mold remains extremely low.   

  • Local man completes Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program

    Todd Harp of Paris recently completed a Kentucky Agriculture Leadership Program.
    Agriculture and rural communities face tremendous challenges in today’s political, social, and economic environment. Thus, it is critical that this industry develop leaders to address these challenges and create opportunities for future generations.

  • McCauley to celebrate birthday

    Thomas Jackson McCauley of Harrison County will celebrate his 95th birthday on Friday, July 29.