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Today's News

  • Marshes celebrate 60th anniversary

    On Jan. 1, 1953, Ruby Joyce Scott and Jack Rorer Marsh were married in Harrison County, Ky.
    Ruby, daughter of the late Stanley and Minnie Scott of the Shady Nook community, and Jack, son of the late Harry and Laura Marsh of Mudlick Road in Harrison County, have five children, Steve (Suzanne Neu) Marsh, Julie (Jim) Edwards, Scott (Rhonda Bryant) Marsh, Daniel (Tammie) Marsh and Karen (Steve) Spahn, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Jett-Works exchange vows

    Mr. and Mrs. Tom Jett of Cynthiana announce the marriage of their daughter, Jessi Ewing Jett, to Jason Ryan Works, son of Kellar Works of Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of Cynthiana, and the late Ruth Works. The wedding was held Oct. 20, 2012 at the Cynthiana Baptist Church. The Rev. Tony Shouse, former pastor, officiated the ceremony. The reception was held at the Prizing House.
    Jett is a graduate of Harrison County High School and a 2012 Nursing graduate of Midway College. She is employed at Harrison Memorial Hospital.

  • CLARIFICATION

    Christopher L. Morgan, whose birth date is Dec. 4, 1989, is not the same Christopher D. Morgan II, who was cited for shoplifting on Nov. 30 and appeared in the Records on Dec. 13.

  • School officials review safety plan

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    While schools around the nation are preparing for their Christmas breaks, the community of Newtown, Conn., is burying 28 of its residents -- 20 children, seven adults and the 20-year-oldgunman.
    According to accounts of the Dec. 14 shooting, Adam Lanza forced his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School and began his shooting rampage.
    Harrison County Schools assistant superintendent D.G. Fischer said Tuesday that local school officials have been looking at their practices to make sure schools are safe.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 10, 2012
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of William M. Cummins, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Nancy Garrison, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Jennie S. Hayes, motion hour; pass for re-notice.
    Estate of Lois Fields McCauley, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Charles D. Parsons Sr., motion hour; order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES
    Capital One Bank vs. Amanda Easley, motion hour; default judgment.

  • 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.

    Dec. 10 – At 8:08 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 1842. Joan Jones was attempting to back-up in a parking lot and struck a parked vehicle owned by Jessica Casteel.

  • STANDING TALL

    The ability to walk is something everyone takes for granted, unless it is experienced for the first time at the age of four.
    From the time Khloe Fryman was born, she had every reason to have a negative attitude toward life, yet her glowing personality continues to be a source of strength for everyone around her.
    Khloe is merely 4 years old, yet she continues to take-on whatever the world throws at her with a smile.
    Khloe was born four years ago to Erik and Ella Fryman of Cynthiana.

  • Starlings en masse create nuisance

    Last Sunday I felt like I was under siege.  
    There were starlings everywhere; so much so that I feared being splattered with poop at every turn.  
    The surprising thing about starlings is that they are everywhere yet not from here.  It’s another story of one good intention going bad.
    Apparently back in 1890, in honor of a Shakespeare festival in New York City’s Central Park, 60 European starlings were released.  

  • Motorists are encouraged to prepare vehicles for winter travel

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) encourages motorists across the state to prepare their vehicles for holiday travel and winter weather.
    “Motorist safety is our foremost concern,” said Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock. “Taking a few precautions now will help make holiday trips safer, and drivers will be better prepared should a cold weather emergency occur.”

  • BBB tips on the top holiday scams

    Scammers are busy this time of the year. Whether it’s on the internet, at the stores, or even at your front door…they are ready to take your hard-earned cash. Here are some tips from the BBB on scams to look out for.