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Today's News

  • Too good to be true? Don’t believe outrageous claims

    This time of the year subtle warnings come from professionals reminding the consumer to be skeptical of mail order catalogues or advertisements that claim “new horticultural breakthroughs,” otherwise outrageous claims or mass quantities of things for bargain basement prices.  
    There are legitimate “horticultural breakthroughs,” but usually different terminology is used and you’ll find them at your local stores.   

  • January: A good check point for spring heifer programs

    January is an extremely important “checkpoint” in spring heifer development programs. The key to proper heifer development lies in understanding the factors that influence conception in yearling heifers. One key factor regulating heifer fertility is age at puberty. Most producers don’t consider age at puberty of their heifers to be a major problem, yet few know how many heifers are actually cyclic at the beginning of the breeding season.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Jan. 14, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Ruth Florence Garland, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Pearl Jean Parsley, probate hearing; will admitted.
    Estate of Norman G. Price, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES
    Midland Funding LLC vs. David Hughes, motion hour; default judgment entered.
    LVNV Funding vs. Keith Sharp, other hearing; over-ruled.
    Asset Acceptance LLC vs. Delia Asbury, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Jan. 15, 2013
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Virginia Allen, 1981, sentencing; flagrant non-support; 2 year sentence imposed, probation denied at this time.
    Chastity Gallagher, 1991, disposition hearing; probation violation; to remain on probation.
    Benjamin Brewer, 1983, 2 cases-sentencing; probation violation; probation revoked, 1 1/2 year and 1 year sentence imposed.
    Della Hogg, 1982, probation revocation hearing; admission to allegations, pretrial diversion voided, sentencing set.

  • 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.

    Jan. 12 – At 10:51 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27 eight miles north of town. Erin Holtz was traveling on US 27 when a bucket of cement fell off the bed of a work truck causing her to hit the bucket.

  • Property Transfers

    James W. Gallagher and Carolyn F. Gallagher to Russell Crum, property on Jones Lane, $30,000.
    Shawn Ritchey and Elizabeth Ritchey, Scott Herrington and Marlene Herrington to Lee Barton Vaughn and Abby Vaughn, property on Colemansville-Needmore Road (Ky. 1032), $10,000.
    General Warranty Deed: Paul Douglas Hampton and Patsy Palmer Hampton to Michael D. Bowen and Cherl L. Bowen, property at 3346 Ky. Hwy. 392 (Republican Pike), $175,000.
    Linda C. Simpson and John R. Simpson to DGS Development, LTD, property in Harrison County, $185,000.

  • Drug arrests made Tuesday night

    On Jan. 22, The Post 6 Criminal Patrol Team executed a search warrant at 140 Elm St., Cynthiana. Harold Stevens Jr, Amy Stevens, and Lisa Hall all of Cynthiana were arrested and charged with trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense.
     Hall was also charged with possession of control substance 1st degree 1st offense, according a KSP press release issued Wednesday morning.  

  • Beefing up on 2013 General Assembly plans

    The General Assembly returned to the capitol last week, kicking off another legislative session as it always does in odd-numbered years: electing House and Senate leaders and establishing membership of the various committees for the next two years.
    I’m proud to say that I will have the opportunity to serve again as chairman of the House Agriculture and Small Business Committee, which gives me a strong voice in setting the state’s policy in these two areas.  

  • Kentucky Bank announces Wealth Management transition

    Clark Nyberg, director of Kentucky Bank’s Wealth Management Department, has announced his intent to retire in March 2013. He has been in the role since 2004. Prior to joining Kentucky Bank Nyberg had 20 years of investment banking experience.
    Nyberg will be staying through March to help his replacement, Jim Elliott, become acquainted with clients and Kentucky Bank client services.
    Elliott will be senior vice president, director of Wealth Management. Elliott comes to Kentucky Bank with 30 years of working in the financial services industry.

  • Cursed, blessed law

    When my youngest daughter first moved away from home and I realized I could not control her every action (not that I ever could, but I deluded myself into thinking I could when she lived with me), I had a brilliant idea.
    She was home for a visit and when I brought her to the airport I said, “Let me give you a list of everything I think you should and shouldn’t do and then you can just do everything on the list and we’ll both live happily ever after, especially me.”