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Today's News

  • Berry storm drains on track for December completion

    With less than two months left to go before a Dec. 31 deadline, the city of Berry has only recently broken ground on the installation of storm drainage pipes downtown. Nevertheless, Mayor Ken Abner is confident the work will be done on time.

  • Sports beat

    Thorobreds bowlers start season
    with victory, Fillies third
    The Harrison County High School bowling team hosted the Thorobreds Classic Sunday at Galactic Alley with eight boys’ teams and 10 girls’ teams competing for the title. The Thorobreds were the winners of the boys’ division defeating Lexington Catholic 189-161 and 246-172 in bakers for the title.  
    The Fillies were third losing to Lafayette in three games. The Lady Generals went on to defeat Fleming County in the finals to take the girls’ title.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Oct. 2 -- At 3:55 p.m., Vickie Ritchie reported that someone had been taking money out of her bank account without her permission. She told police that missing from her account was $2,124.50. The accused is a relative of Ritchie’s and an agreement was reached to pay the money back or be charged.
    Oct. 11 -- At 6:55 a.m., police were called to a domestic disturbance on Hinkston Avenue that reportedly originated over a juvenile having to get up and take the trash to the can by the street.

  • 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.
    Nov. 1 -- At 7:33 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on US 27 less than two-tenths of a mile from town. Gary Simmons struck a deer.
    Nov. 1 -- At 6:30 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on US 62 two miles outside of town. Billy McCord was in the roundabout when a car entered in front of him without yielding. When he stopped, Timothy Muntz collided with the boat transom.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Nov. 5, 2013
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Jesse Burden, 1968, disposition hearing; probation violaton; probation continued.
    Amber Cunnagin, 1987, preliminary hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations, probation continued.
    Jason Nichols, 1982, sentencing; 2 counts receiving stolen propety under $10,000; 2 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Nov. 6, 2013
    CIVIL CASES
    Shirley M. Slemp vs. Keith M. Fowler, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Gina Gaunt Wainscott vs. Justin Kirby Wainscott, motion hour; testimony taken, decree entered.
    John McCauley vs. Donna Kaye Blades, motion hour; amend petition.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
    Lacey Nicole Buckley vs. Robert Lee Jacobs, motion hour; (motion to amend prior order), sustained, petition dismissed.

  • School Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Pancakes with syrup, yogurt or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Cinnamon toast, string cheese or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Scrambled eggs, yogurt or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Blueberry muffins, string cheese or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.

  • Dustin Wade Pergram

    Dustin Wade Pergram was born to Carl and Pamela Pergram on Oct. 5, 2013.
    He weighed 9 lbs. 4 oz. and is welcomed by his sister, Athena and brother, Andrew.
    Maternal grandparents are Paul and Kathy Webber.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeff Pergram and the late Wanda Pergram.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County holds November meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County held its monthly meeting on Friday, Nov. 8. Anna Ruth McLoney welcomed members and presided over the meeting. She led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Club member Cheryl Case introduced her guest for the luncheon, Brenda Burrier.
    Sonja Frazier offered the blessing of the food and Spiritual Values. She read an inspirational Thanksgiving story from Joy and Laughter by Mary Hollingsworth. Scriptural reading was from the book of Psalms 95:2.

  • Female holly needs male pollinator

    The American holly, Ilex opaca, is celebrated for its berries in shades of red, orange and yellow; it’s glossy green foliage and perfectly pyramidal shape.  
    The deciduous holly (Ilex decidua) and the winterberry (Ilex verticillata) lose their leaves but reveal thick clusters of berries along their stems for dramatic winter effect through much of the winter.