Today's News

  • 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.

    Dec. 1 – At 3:50 p.m., an injury accident was reported KY 353 six miles from town. Jerry Walker was attempting to turn into a driveway on KY 353 when he was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Jeremy Philpott.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Nov. 20 – At 4:43 p.m., Seth Smith of Walmart security reported that Billy J. Miller of Falmouth was witnessed taking food items amounting to $9.50 and leaving the store without paying. She was cited for theft by unlawful taking, shoplifting.
    Nov. 21 – At 12:19 p.m., Richard A. Underwood reported that he was walking on North Locust Street and a dog from 213 N. Locust St. came into the roadway and bit him in the leg. Animal control seized the dog and the owner, Johnny Sexton, signed the dog over to be euthanized.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 3, 2012
    Estate of Hugh S. Blackburn Sr., probate hearing; will admitted.
    Estate of William Bryant Fryman, probate hearing; orders entered.
    In re: Mary Anna Robinson, probate hearing; order entered.
    Capital One Bank vs. Susan M. Cannon, motion hour; default judgment entered.
    The Cynthiana Airport Board vs. Fred Jernigan, pretrial conference; jury trial to remain.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Dec. 5, 2012
    Troy David Brewer vs. Ann Marie Brewer, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Rachel Marie Maynard vs. Steven Paul Maynard, domestic; pass to be re-noticed.
    Chester Ray Aubrey Jr. vs. Leslie Deanna Aubrey, review; agreed order entered.
    Marshall Kevin Hicks vs. Dawn D. Hicks, motion hour; passed to be re-noticed.
    Marilyn Marie Mitchell vs. Clarence E. Little Jr., review; agreed order entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Dec. 4, 2012
    Brian Davis, 1983, show cause hearing; bench warrant issued.
    James Huff, 1985, pretrial conference; fraudulent use of credit card under $10,000; guilty plea entered, sentencing set for Feb. 5.
    Joseph Fryman, 1989, sentencing; receiving stolen property under $10,000; bench warrant issued.
    Crystal Cowan, 1979, other hearing; receiving stolen property under $10,000; bench warrant issued.

  • New Drivers

    Lindsay Rose, John Vanhook, Madelyn Judy, Nathan Radford, Kayla Harless, Deanna Shepherd, Cody Anderson, Adolfo V. Perales, Joann Carpenter, Caitlin Foster, Miranda Kearns.

  • Teen dies Monday after Saturday wreck

    A weekend wreck on US 62 East has claimed the life of one Cynthiana teen and left another in critical condition.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Cynthia Neace, 18, of Cynthiana was pronounced dead at UK Hospital Monday afternoon following a single vehicle accident on US 62 approximately 11 miles from town. The accident occurred Saturday at 6:26 p.m.
    Sheriff's deputies also said that a second girl, Kristina Noble, 18, who was in the same vehicle, has been listed in critical condition following the wreck.

  • Brown claims indigency

    The arraignment for Brenda Kay Brown, who was indicted Thursday, Nov. 8, in Harrison Circuit Court has been continued to Dec. 18.
    Brown, estranged wife of former Cynthiana mayor and businessman Jim Brown, appeared before Judge Jay Delaney Tuesday morning without an attorney.
    Brown asked that an attorney be appointed and filed an affidavit of indigency/request for counsel.

  • Fire, smoke damage Cedar Brook home Friday

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer
    A Friday night fire has left a Cynthiana family without their home for the holidays.
    At approximately 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30, a call was made to dispatch for a possible fire at 72 Cedar Brook Drive.
    The owner of the home, Curtis Burkheart, advised authorities that his son had noticed smoke entering his bedroom just before the fire broke-out.
    The family, of three plus the girlfriend of the son, immediately exited the home where they watched as heavy smoke billowed from every opening.

  • The Nutcrackers

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    They stand as centuries in front of Teresa and Tom Dailey’s Pike Street home. And, if legend is true, they bring good luck to the family.
    Teresa should have plenty of luck to share.
    Over the last 10 years she has collected 150-plus nutcrackers that only come out during the holidays.
    She remembers the first as being a gift from a child she baby-sat and that has morphed into shelf after shelf of wooden soldiers in every size and shape.