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Today's News

  • Shaolin fall test
  • Glory to God — and me too?

    When I was a kid we used to listen to a record album of silly songs.
    One song went: “Glory, glory, hallelujah. Teacher hit me with a ruler. She bopped me on the bean with a rotten tangerine….”
    I can’t remember the rest. But even all these years later, whenever I hear the word “glory” that stupid song pops into my head. (And now it will pop into yours.)

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Sept. 16 -- Aaron C. Newby, 20, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 South for speeding.
    Sept. 16 -- Mark O. Risinger, 49, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 South for speeding.
    Sept. 17 -- Michael D. Frazer, 19, was cited on U.S. 62 West for improper passing and no insurance.
    Sept. 17 -- Kayla D. Harris, 19, was cited on U.S. 27 South at Whitt Way for careless driving.
    Sept. 18 -- Robert N. Barkley, 21, was arrested on South Elmarch Avenue and charged with alcohol intoxication,

  • 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.

    Sept. 16 – At 5:13 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27 North. James Davis Jr. was traveling on US 27 when a turkey came in the roadway and struck his windshield.
    Sept. 17 – At 5:11 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Judy Ridge Road. A vehicle owned by Johnathan Harney kicked out of gear while parked on a hill and struck a vehicle driven by Guy Truelove.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 29
    Joint Book Group Meeting of the Historical and Women's Book Group on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. The book for discussion will be Unwise Passions by Crawford. Refreshments will be served.

    FRIDAY, Sept. 30

    SATURDAY, Oct. 1
    Tea Party Patriots Organizational Fund Raiser. Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. at Flat Run Park, Farmers Market Shelter on Oddville Ave. Live christian music will be provided by Tim Vance and The Josephine Flash.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Sept. 20, 2011
    CIVIL CASES
    David J. Foster vs. Kentucky Bank, motion hour; motion to withdraw granted, order entered.
    Kentucky Bank vs. William V. Unger III, motion hour; report approved.
    Kentucky Housing Corporation vs. Rene K. Roberts, motion hour; order entered.
    Trudy Sosbe vs. Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Agency, motion hour; motion to withdraw granted, order entered.
    R. Wayne McGee vs. Kyle McCarty, other hearing; deed executed.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Sept. 21, 2011
    CIVIL CASES
    Lynnette Miller-Jackson vs. Stephen R. Jackson, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    John Morgan Riggs vs. Christina Ann Riggs, domestic; pass to be re-noticed.
    Angelynna Young vs. Anita Sue Hatfield, motion hour; motion passed to be properly certified.
    Bueford Cartetis McDonald vs. Tammy Catherine McDonald, motion hour; motion to transfer granted, transfer to Anderson Family Court, motion to establish passed to be re-noticed.

  • Harrison County’s payroll is over $1.8 million

    Salaries for the 91 employees on the payroll for Harrison County total $1,837,676.38. County salaries were obtained through an open records request for fiscal year 2010-11. Those salaries are as follows:
    Edwin M. Culbertson, $5,734.68;
    Bradley K. Vaughn, $27,459.41;
    Emery A. Fryman, $29,107.40;
    Donald T. Ware, $7,739.19;
    Thelma Campbell, $6,063.84;
    Polly C. Ware, $5,844.12;
    Dorothy Turner, $951.75;
    Susan A. Kendall, $5,841.85;
    Willard L. Turner, $54,575.80;
    Brenda L. Turner, $6,810.50;

  • Pay forward: Running errands for others

    Whether it is a trip to the grocery store or picking the dog up from the groomers, Carol’s Run-A-Bout Service  is willing to make the trip for those who are unable or too busy to get their errand list completed.
    A modern day nanny would not exactly describe Carol Prince’s business, more of a headache inhibitor or just simply call her someone who knows what it is like to need a helping hand.
    In April, Prince underwent a surgery that left her unable to drive and do the necessary chores around the house during her recovery.

  • Harrison County District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 19, 2011
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Steven Clint Garrison, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Rose K. Leonard, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Neal Marshall, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Thomas Wellman Owsley, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES
    Carl and Grace Guy vs. Chris and Barbara Crawford, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.