Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report




    July 4--Dep. Matt Royse arrested Leon Commodore for trafficking in marijuana, less than 8 oz., and possession of drug paraphernalia. There were 35 individually wrapped plastic bags of marijuana contained within two larger bags. Commodore also was allegedly found to have $599 cash on his person. He was also cited for disregarding a traffic control device.

  • Harrison District Court


    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.

    presiding June 27, 2016


    Estate of William R. Turner, probate hearing; order entered.


    LVNV Funding LLC vs. Rosetta Kiskaden, motion hour; default judgment.

    Republic Bank & Trust Company vs. Dwana Knapp, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison Circuit Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding July 5, 2016


    Matthew Baker, 1977, sentencing; attempt robbery-first degree, 3 counts robbery-first degree, fleeing or evading police-first degree (motor vehicle); 10 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

    Jessica M. Commodore, 1988, disposition hearing; probation violation; probation continued.

  • Harrison Family Court


    Judge Heather Fryman

    presiding July 6, 2016


    James Earl Poore vs. Jessica Nichole Collins, motion hour; must be re-noticed.

    Michael Floyd vs. Laura Floyd, motion hour; temporary joint custody.

    Angel Gann vs. Benjamin Gann, motion hour; joint custody.

    Charles Mullikin Jr. vs. Lin Haley, other hearing; order entered.

  • Property Transfers


    Donald R. Laytart and Shirley M. Swartz, Co-Executors for the Estate of Thomas Laytart to Oddville, LLC, property in Harrison County, $32,000.

    Edward Fizette and Andrea Fizette to Vickie L. Bennett, Lot 9 - Block D of the Western Hills Subdivision, $59,000.

    Glyden King to Shalyn R. Barnes and Brittany Barnes, Lot 7 - Section A - Lakeview Subdivision, Inc., $113,500.

    Ninette Thompson (grantee) and Wendell Thompson (grantor), property on Renaker-Berry Road.

  • New Drivers


    Anna Blake McDaniel, Morgan Francis Barker, Emily Ryan Northcutt, Casey Jo Newcomb, Brittany Michelle Barker, Landon Louis Tingle, Cody Edwards, Lindsey Hostetter, Madelyn Peveler, Lauryn Barker, Austin Curran.

  • Football begins again on Hilltop as dead period ends

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    The KHSAA-mandated dead period ended on Monday, July 11, and the Harrison County Thorobreds and Harrison County Middle School Colts took to the field for their first practices.

    The practices are in shorts and helmets until July 25 when shoulder pads can be added and the real hitting begins.  

  • Harrison Co. Football Alumni Association announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    The Harrison County Football Alumni Association will hold its annual Hall of Fame banquet on Saturday, Aug. 13, in the Harrison County High School Field House.  

    The reception begins at 4 p.m. with a meal to follow at 5 p.m.  The meal will be chicken, roast beef, three vegetables, dessert and a drink. Cost for the meal is $10.  

  • Would you go to the Olympics?

    The 2016 Olympics scheduled for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August is fast becoming an almost irrelevant event.  

    Many of the top athletes are choosing not to go for various reasons with golfer Jordan Spieth the latest to announce that he was not going to participate.  

    The main reason is the Zika virus, but there are other “health concerns.”  

  • Sports Beat

    Season kick off 

    for Cross Country is Monday

    Harrison County High School and Middle School Cross Country coach Deanna Lunsford will hold the team’s first meeting Monday evening. The meeting will be in the Athletic Complex at 6 p.m.   

    Students who are in grades 6 through 12 are encouraged to attend along with their parents. This is an informational meeting, which will be important to both runners and parents.  All athletes who plan to run need to bring an up-to-date physical form.