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Today's News

  • New vet joins Brooks clinic

    Brian Steely likes all facets of veterinary medicine. He wanted to doctor small and large animals in equal doses.
    Before locating in Cynthiana, Steely was offered a position in Chicago with a small animal clinic, where he had gone to help a friend and fellow vet from school.
    He came to Cynthiana to interview with Dr. Mike Brooks and planned to go back to Chicago to round out his aid to his colleague. However, a winter storm that lasted most of the winter, held Steely in Kentucky and eventually back to Cynthiana.

  • District champions

    The tournament is called the “second season” for a reason.  
    What happened in the regular season has little bearing on what happens when it is for all of the marbles.  
    The proof of this surely can be found in the games this season and Thursday night between Pendleton County and the Harrison County Fillies.  
    The regular season match ups saw the Lady Cats defeat the Fillies easily both times by more than 20 points.  
    Thursday night after a 2-2 tie, the Fillies led all of the way and three times by as much as 21 points.

  • Citizens take home honors at Chamber affair

    Emotions were high at the Chamber of Commerce banquet, as Harrison County’s finest were acknowledged for their dedication, volunteer time and years of service to the community.
    The Chamber of Commerce’s award banquet was held Friday, Feb. 25, at the Cynthiana Country Club. This year was a special year as the committee introduced the new category of, Healthcare Provider of the Year.

  • New Bookmobile
  • Local woman takes her passion to teach to Central Asia

    Early volunteering and the natural drive to help sent one Harrison County lady half of a world away to help educate a foreign country town, USA style.
    Often students debate in their heads whether to work toward their masters degree or to find a job and start paying back on the degree they already have.
    Bobbie Jo Whitaker faced the same decision that most college graduates face at some point in their higher education learning experience; work or learn more. Lucky enough for Whitaker, a professor made the choice really easy for her to do both.

  • Roberts, Barnes lead HC archers to region titles

    Eighth grader Madison Roberts and freshman Justin Barnes took overall top shooting honors at the NASP 8th Region shoot last Saturday at Harrison County Middle School.  
    A strong performance by all three HC divisions (high, middle and elementary) produced a sixth straight region title for the middle school while the elementary and high school each captured their third straight.  

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 21, 2011
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Richard Lee Adair, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven.
    Estate of Betty A. Hill, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Hattie J. McKee, probate hearing; copy of will admitted, orders entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Capital One Bank vs. Larry W. Back, motion hour; default judgment entered for principal, costs and post-judgment interest.

  • 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.
    Feb. 18 – At 7:25 a.m., an injury accident was reported on US 62 east. Donald Rhodes, was westbound on US 62 when he began to drive too far to the right side of the road. He over corrected, left the road and struck two mailboxes and a guardrail before overturning.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Feb. 19 -- Joshua S.  Gasser, 22, was cited on U.S. 27 South at KC Provisions for failure to produce insurance card and speeding 12 mph over the limit.
    Feb. 19 -- Gregory A. Sowder, 45, was cited on U.S. 27 South for speeding 23 mph over the limit.
    Feb. 20 -- Santana M. Perkins, 22, was issued a warning for having expired tags.
    Feb. 20 -- German A. Alarcon, 23, was arrested on Oddville Avenue and charged with alcohol intoxication.

  • Property Transfers

    Donald Caesar Smith and Eugenia Smith and Roderick Wayne Smith to Vincent Carr Smith, property on Poplar Street, $14,000.
    Kenneth W. Roberts and Carol A. Roberts, Noel T. Roberts and Priscilla M. Roberts, Roma S. Haubner and Charles J. Haubner to Gary Haubner and Lisa Stevens Haubner, 2 Tracts in Harrison County, $37,313.
    Bruce Lord Bandurski and Nancy A. Spaulding to The Bandurski-Spaulding Revocable Family Trust - Tracts 6 and 7 - Criswell Road Land Division.