Today's News

  • Changing quarterbacks is like magic, and we need fewer playoff games

    Any time a team is doing badly in football the answer is change the quarterback or fire the coach or both.  
    Such is the case at the University of Kentucky and also for many other teams.  Let’s run down the list.  
    First, everyone is all too aware of the grand success of Maxwell Smith at UK. The Lexington media beats this to death, but the fact is he did lead the team Saturday to the first SEC win of the year.  
    Granted, it was over a horrible team in Ole Miss, but nevertheless Kentucky won.  

  • Sports beat

    Freshman Brooke Frederick qualifies for state meet
    While running her best race of the year freshman Brooke Frederick led the Harrison County Fillies team to a sixth place finish in the Class 2A Region Four meet Saturday in Grant County. By doing so, Frederick became the first Harrison County runner to qualify for the state meet since Ryan Puckett in 2008.  
    “This will be a great experience for Brooke and for the Fillies’ team,” said Coach Danny Simpson. “She has certainly earned it by working hard and racing well.”

  • New Drivers

    Brett Haley, Rebecca Riggle, Donovan Kiskaden, Jason Darnell, Justin Purcell, Ashley Coppage, Michal A. Jackson, Kelsey Wood, Ashley Lakes, Travis Fugate, William Adams, Shelby Lesak, Whitney Gross, Dillion Stanfield, Aleesha Tapp and Jordan Martin.

  • Property Transfers

    Quit Claim Deed: Robbie Toomey to Sherri Philpot, property on Falmouth-Sunrise Road.
    Sherri Philpot to William J. Traylor and Opal J. Traylor and Kevin H. Bills and Judy D. Bills, property on Falmouth-Sunrise Road, $135,000.
    Roger Q. Brill Sr. to George Wesley Hensley and Shawna A. Hensley, property on Finnell Road, $2,500.
    DGS Development, LTD, James Pollard to Gary W. Jelley and Peggy S. Jelley, Tract 2-Schell’s Bobtown Road Land Division, $25,000.

  • 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.
    Oct. 27 – At 10:24 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 62. Rhonda Hatfield was traveling on US 62 when she noticed an oncoming car in her lane and was forced to drive into the ditch and struck several trees.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Oct. 31, 2011
    Estate of Davita Michelle Bittner, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Joan M. Carroll, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Beverly Lynn Crosthwaite, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of William M. Cummins, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Nora Henson, probate hearing; order entered.
    Gene Wilson vs. Joshua A. Beckley, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Nov. 1, 2011
    LVNV Funding, LLC vs. Vicki N. Strong, motion hour; judgment previously granted.
    Fifth Third Bank (Central Kentucky) vs. Robert A. Hiten, motion hour; (motion to amend), motion granted.
    Wells Fargo Bank vs. Randall K. Ledford, motion hour; (motion to dismiss), motion granted, order entered.
    Tax Ease Lien Servicing LLC vs. Eula Katherine Howard, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Nov. 2, 2011
    Rachel Elaine Isaac vs. Daryl Caldwell, 2 cases, domestic violence; dismiss petitioner and withdraw EPO.
    Kelsey Marie Harney vs. Daniel Wayne Gaines, domestic violence; dismiss petitioner and withdraw EPO.
    Heather Elizabeth Gardner vs. Tyler Scott Sumpter, domestic violence; no contact between parties for one year, supervised visits with child.