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Today's News

  • Court says no more family insurance on new hires

    Harrison County Fiscal Court decided to cut insurance costs by no longer paying 100 percent of premiums on future county employee dependants and spouses.
    Insurance may well have been the main topic for the Harrison County Fiscal Court as magistrates were forced to consider future insurance premium costs.
    Personnel committee chairman William Fritz brought before the court the ongoing issue and concern of paying 100 percent of insurance for county employees and their families.

  • Local group offers homes to those willing to sweat

    What better Christmas present than to find out you’ll be getting a new home?
    Cynthiana-Harrison County Home Assistance Inc. has the land, has approved plans and has the money for its fifth home. What it doesn’t have is a willing family to accept the terms that will give them a new home.
    The deadline to apply for the CHCHA house is Dec. 14.
    The three bedroom house will be built on an Elmarch Avenue lot and will have a maximum house payment of $325.

  • Cool plants for fall containers

    This time of the year we usually start to think about cleaning off the front porch, emptying containers of declining summer annuals and replacing them with something a little showy for the fall.  
    We hope that the old standby of mums will persist through the onset of winter, but that depends on the weather and the shape the mums were in when we purchased them. I have seen some that still look largely intact and others that are ready to be pulled.

  • HCHS Speech Team finishes sixth in Danville

    The Harrison County High School Speech Team took sixth place out of 29 teams at the Danville “Tournament of Firsts” Speech Competition on Nov. 17. Pictured are, from left, coach Laura Sanders, Jackson Sanders, Ross Smith, Erin Bradford, Jacob Sanders, Josh Godman, Jared Thomas and Lauren Shepherd.

  • Senior Center needs funding to continue

    Harrison County’s Senior Citizens Center director is unsure what the new year will hold for services currently offered for the elderly.
    The Harrison County Senior Citizens Center has long served the disabled and elderly of Harrison County, however, lack of funds has recently threatened the future of the service.
    “I don’t know what 2013 will be like for us,” said director Tracy Whitaker. “It looks worse all the time, but we are staying optimistic.”

  • 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.

    Nov. 8 – At 8:40 a.m., an injury accident was reported on KY 36 two miles from town. Latoshia Shepperd was traveling on KY 36 when she attempted to avoid striking a stopped vehicle and hit a guardrail as a result.

  • Cynthiana Christian to host Crist Family for Dec. 6 concert

    Members of Cynthiana Christian Church invite the community to join them on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. for a concert by the nationally acclaimed Crist Family.  Having relocated from Seattle, Wash., to just north of Knoxville, Tenn., this group is considered to be one of the fastest-rising family groups in gospel music today.  
    They have performed in 28 states and Canada, and have graced the stage at nearly every major event in gospel music.

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 19, 2012
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Nancy Garrison, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Ronald Mayer, motion hour; passed.
    CIVIL CASES
    Ken McCarter vs. Charles Palmer, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Billy Asbury vs. Debbie Porter, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Citibank South Dakota N.A. vs. Brandon Stephens, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Nov. 20, 2012
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Bueford C. McDonald, 1969, review; retaliating against participant in legal process, assault fourth degree (domestic violence) minor injury; agreed order dismissing to be entered.

  • PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS
    Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. to Joseph Hollis and Deborah Hollis, Lot 12 of the Van Deren Estate Subdivision, $87,500.
    Brandon Hadley and Kyla L. Hadley to Amanda M. Thornberry, property on North Highland Avenue, $115,000.
    Stephen McCauley and Rebecca McCauley to Brandon S. Hadley and Kyla L. Hadley, property in Harrison County, $235,000.
    Quit Claim Deed: Mary E. New to James R. New, Lot 12 - Taylor Drive in Grandview Addition.