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Today's News

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Weekly News, Feb. 7, 1867 - “The workmen are presently engaged in putting a tin roof on the Livery and Sale Stable being erected by Messrs. Hill and Firman on the corner of Pike and Walnut Sts.”
    * Cynthiana Democrat, Jan. 31, 1963 - “At Kentucky Cardinal Dairy where official high and low temperatures are recorded every morning at eight o’clock on Jan. 28 the low temperature was minus 34 degrees.”

  • KY-ASAP) held their annual awards luncheon
  • Audit released for Harrison County Sheriff’s Office

    State Auditor Crit Luallen has released the audit of the 2010 financial statement of the Harrison County Sheriff, Bruce Hampton. State law requires the Auditor to annually audit the accounts of each county sheriff. In compliance with this law, the Auditor issues two sheriffs reports each year: one reporting on the audit of the sheriff’s tax account and the other reporting on the audit of the fee account used to operate the office.

  • 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.
    Aug. 30 – At 1:02 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27. A Griffen Industry truck driven by John Taylor struck a cow that had entered the roadway.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Aug. 12 – At 8:30 a.m., Roger Brill of Steel Trailer on Abdallah/Waterworks Road, reported the theft of about $425 worth of steel from his property. Brandon Pennington was located at Randy’s Recycling attempting to sell property that had allegedly come from Steel Trailer. Pennington was  arrested and charged with receiving stolen property under $500 and theft by unlawful taking.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Sept. 6, 2011
    CIVIL CASES
    Countrywide Home Loans Servicing vs. Paul R. Helvey, motion hour; (motion to confirm report), final report approved.
    Asset Acceptance LLC vs. Vicky J. Thomason, motion hour; (motion to dismiss), motion granted, order entered.
    Jesse Land vs. Glenn McCubbins, motion hour; summary judgment overruled.
    Boone Account Recovery Corp vs. Patricia Hillard, motion hour; (motion to transfer), motion granted, order entered.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 1, 2011
    FELONY CASES
    James Sears, 1978, review; probation expired, transfer.
    MISDEMEANOR CASES
    Billy Beckett, 1978, contempt hearing; non-support first offense; dismissed.

  • Academic briefs

    Martha Sullivan of Harrison County was among the 1,400 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Aug. 13 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion.
    Sullivan received a B.S. in management.

  • Academic briefs

    Maysville Community and Technical College has announced the employment of Lisa Harmon as a continuing education coordinator.  
    Harmon received her Associate of Applied Science degree from Maysville Community and Technical College in May of 2011.  
    While enrolled as a student at the Licking Valley Campus of MCTC, Harmon served as the Honors in Action vice president for the Beta Alpha Rho Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the president of the LVC Literati, and a student representative for the Student Government Association.

  • Harrison County Clerk’s audit released

    State Auditor Crit Luallen has released the audit of the 2010 financial statement of Harrison County Clerk, Linda Furnish. State law requires the Auditor to conduct annual audits of county clerks and sheriffs.
    The audit found that the Clerk’s financial statement presents fairly the revenues, expenditures, and excess fees of the Harrison County Clerk in conformity with the regulatory basis of accounting.