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Today's News

  • Reunions

    MULLIGAN
    The descendants of George Lewis (1844-1923), and Mary William Ritchie Mulligan (1850-1943) will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 3 at the Harrison County fairgrounds, 4-H building. The reunion will start at 10 a.m. with potluck lunch at 12:30 p.m. Bring covered dishes, canned goods for food pantry and items for auction.
    Schedule of events: 10-11 a.m. registration, door prize tickets; 11-12:30 p.m. meet your relatives; 12:30- 1:30 p.m. covered dish lunch; 1:30- 2:30 p.m. auction; 2:30- 3:15 p.m. magician, Mark Comley; 3:15- 3:30 p.m. door prizes.

  • Adams selected to compete in Renfro Valley talent contest

    Jarett Clay Adams has been selected to compete in Renfro Valley’s talent contest to be held Friday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m.
    Adams has been doing karaoke for about four years with his brother Justin. They travel to different places to perform.
    He is the son of Ronnie and Dee Dee Adams, and the grandson of Phyllis Schwartz and the late John R. Hudgins.
    Adams is 11 years old and a fifth grader at Southside Elementary School.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Case reports
    Aug. 5 -- At 12:45 a.m., Chelsea Hall, Falmouth, reported that her purse was taken from her vehicle while it was parked outside 137 Elmarch Ave.

  • HMH opens small clinic inside Walmart Aug. 29

    Harrison Memorial Hospital has announced that it will be opening a small clinic in Walmart.
    Aug. 29, has been the day given for the grand opening of the small clinic inside Walmart, which will serve those who need medical attention after doctors’ hours.
    “We saw a need in the community and we are acting,’ said Hospital CEO Sheila Currans. “Some people need to see a doctor after hours, but not everyone needs to see the emergency room.”

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department


    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S REPORT
    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Aug. 16 – At 7:05 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Riverside Road. Brittany Wagner was backing out of a parking space at Walmart and was struck in the rear by Mark Huff.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT
    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Aug. 17, 2011
    CIVIL CASES
    Betty S. Harris vs. James W. Cutwright, motion hour; order of support entered.
    Donald David Osborne II vs. Jennifer Carol Osborne, motion hour; motion withdrawn, order entered.
    Maurice Perkins and Melinda Perkins, domestic; testimony taken, agreement filed, name changed.
    Christina Lynne Withers vs. Emery Harney Withers IV, motion hour; motion withdrawn.
    Tonya Hall vs. Willard Hall, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Aug. 15, 2011
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of William Frank Stewart, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Esther B. Bates, settlement; passed.
    CIVIL CASES
    Melissa Morgan vs. Paul D. Anderson, court trial; forcible detainer sustained by agreement.
    Willard Wells vs. Sharon Bilbrey, court trial; forcible detainer sustained by agreement.
    Nathan Brooks vs. Jack Roberts, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS
    William Ross McKee and Barbara M. McKee to Judy A. Holland to William Ross McKee and Barbara M. McKee, property in Harrison and Bourbon counties.
    Ricky K. Green and Evea L. Green to Larry W. Wells and Diana C. Wells, property in Berry, Ky., $14,000.
    William Ross Nickerson to Lisa Tyler, property in Cynthiana, $1.
    Edgar W. Hampton and Brandy R. Northcutt to Glynden King, property in Harrison County, $94,500.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Aug. 16, 2011
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Forest L. Lakes, 1981, diversion completion; case dismissed, diverted.
    Jermaine Cummins, 1977, disposition hearing; probation violation; 3 1/2 year sentence imposed.
    Kiona McIntyre, 1979, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; probation continued.
    James Bates, 1987, sentencing; 5 counts sexual abuse-first degree, persistent felony offender-second degree; 2 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

  • Stinging caterpillars lurking in the garden

    I just got a call from a reader in Taylorsville, Ky., who was seeking an ID on a pest that was stinging her in the blackberry patch.
    She described the offender in very human terms… it looked like it was wearing glasses, had a green jacket on, little ears, etc.