Today's News

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Nov. 15, 2011
    David J. Foster vs. Kentucky Bank, motion hour; motion for scheduling order granted, order entered, motion for a protective order overruled.
    First National Bank of Lexington vs. Mark Crupper, show cause hearing; remanded from docket.
    Deutsche Bank National Trust Company vs. Penelope Allen, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    BAC Home Loan Servicing, LP vs. James D. Stamper, motion hour; motion to reschedule sale granted, order entered.

  • 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. 15 – At 10:20 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 392. Bonnie Couch was traveling on KY 392 when she noticed a vehicle in her lane and swerved to miss the vehicle and ran into a fence and ditch line.

  • FSA offers producers a free online news service

    USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, John W. McCauley announces that farmers and ranchers in Kentucky now have a more efficient, timely option for receiving important FSA program eligibility requirements, deadlines and related information.

  • ‘Click It or Ticket’

    With the holidays upon us, millions of Americans are hitting the road to visit with family and friends.  The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) wants every celebration to be a joyous occasion, so travelers are reminded that state and local law enforcement will be out in force through the Thanksgiving weekend, sending the strong message to “Click It or Ticket.”

  • Fatal accident on US 27 North

    Travelers should avoid US 27 North around the 11 mile marker. Law enforcement and emergency responders are on the scene of a two vehicle accident that resulted in a fatality.

  • Checklist for preparing for winter

    Several years ago I made the mistake of leaving the water pump in the barn instead of storing it in the basement.  
    Well, I found out why Daddy always stored it in the basement during the cold days of winter. When I got the pump out to do some irrigation the following summer, the primer tank had split right open.  
    A little bit of moisture was left in the tank and it froze.  The tank is made of cast iron so imagine what a little moisture might do to your favorite terracotta pot.

  • Yearbook photo deadline is Dec. 1

    OK folks. This is the last call for photos for the annual Cynthiana Democrat Yearbook.

    Don’t wait until the day after the deadline, which is Dec. 1, to bring in a picture in hopes that it will get published. This has happened the last two years.

  • Sunrise Homemakers Club travels to northern Harrison County

    The Sunrise Homemakers Club wanted to do something different for their June outing. They brainstormed several ideas. What could they do that would cost little money and save energy? The idea of traveling in our own county made sense. Since the club originated in the Sunrise area, and several members of the club had never been to the northeast part of the county. Why not visit there?

  • Accidental shooting in Claysville

    The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department was called out Tuesday, Nov. 15, around 1:10 p.m., to investigate an accidental shooting that took place on KY 1284, two miles from  the Claysville Store.
    According to the Sheriff’s report, Ike Montgomery of Berry was deer hunting on his sister’s property Tuesday morning in the Sunrise area.
    After Montgomery decided to call it quiets for the day, he called Adam Gibson, 27, to come pick him up from hunting.

  • Attorneys ask for delay of trial

    Just two weeks away from the start of a murder trial in Harrison County and the defense is asking to postpone the start.
    A hearing Tuesday to rule on the continuance request as well as eight other motions was cut short due to the absence of accused murderer Bass Webb.
    Judge Jay Delaney said that a transportation order was submitted and confirmation received. As well, Webb was to have been moved to the Grant County Detention Center last week. However, neither of those things occurred.