Today's News

  • Conley and Reffett named all state by KY softball coaches

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Kentucky Softball Coaches Association announced the 2017 All State teams for three classes.  The classes were divided like the state track meet by size of enrollment.  
    Two Harrison County players were named to the Class AA all state team.  Sophomore Bailey Conley was voted to the first team and senior Taylor Reffett was selected to the second team all state.  Bourbon County had two girls, Bree Dishman and Kaylyn Barnett named honorable mention in Class AA

  • Grand jury indicts six in June session

    Becky Barnes,

    Six individuals were indicted on June 1 in Harrison Circuit  Court on theft and drug-related charges.

  • Fillies lose two in KHSAA state tournament, finish season 24-13

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Fillies traveled to Owensboro’s Jack Fisher softball complex Thursday to face Owensboro Catholic in the first round of the KHSAA State Softball Championship.  The Lady Aces were representing the 3rd Region while the Fillies are out of the 10th Region.  

  • A different kind of scavenger hunt

    “When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the
    beginning of fairies.”
    J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 6, 2017
    Estate of Carolyn Fay Philpot Grubbs, motion hour; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Kelly Grubbs Sr., probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Donald J. Harp, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Nancy Ellen Hehr, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding June 7, 2017
    Brian Paul Fryman vs. Tara Gail Fryman, motion hour; motion to intervene is granted, agreed order entered.
    Whitney Jo Hill vs. Johnny Eugene Hill, domestic; final hearing, testimony taken, separation agreement, findings entered, decree to be submitted.
    Dustin Tyrel Allen vs. Nikki Tinikki Howard, motion hour; motion withdrawn.
    William Addison Wiley vs. Shelley Marie Mullins, motion hour; motion granted.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    Case reports
    May 5 -- At 11:14 p.m., police made a traffic stop for careless driving and smelled what was suspected to be marijuana. The juvenile driver was cited for the traffic offense and advised that a criminal complaint would be filed with the court designated worker.
    May 6 -- At 10:41 p.m., a Cynthiana woman claimed that she was being harassed and threatened by Johnny Nichols via social media and cell phone.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    June 5--Dep. Joe Daniel served a bench warrant from Harrison District Court to Jennifer Moore for theft by unlawful taking (shoplifting) under $500.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alexis Dawn Conaway, May 3, daughter of Emily Spicer and Shane Conaway; Jayden Scot James, April 16, son of Calvin James and Trista Milner.
    Gate price at the Harrison County Fair will increase $3. The price to enter the fair this year will be $8 and will include unlimited carnival rides. Under contract, the carnival is requiring a minimum payment of $35,000 for the week.

  • HMH alters zone change request

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    Sheila Currans, CEO of Harrison Memorial Hospital, has withdrawn the hospital’s R-2 zoning request for property that the hospital owns and is designed for a senior living community.
    Two weeks ago, that initial request for a zoning change from A-1 to R-2 ,was granted by the Cynthiana-Harrison County-Berry Joint Planning Commission, but not without some pointed arguments from residents of Country Club Estates.