Today's News

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Sept. 21, 2011
    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
    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.
    Carl and Grace Guy vs. Chris and Barbara Crawford, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Cummins-Cobbins plan October wedding

    Tyris, Alarra, Airsiah Cobbins, along with their grandmother, Vesta Cummins of Georgetown, announce the forthcoming marriage of their parents, Cartia Renee Cummins and Larry Denard Cobbins Jr., son of Vivian Benson and Larry Cobbins Sr. of Hattisburg, Miss.
    Cummins is a 2001 graduate of Harrison County High School. She is employed by a health care agency.
    Cobbins is a 1996 graduate of Hattisburg High School. He is employed by International Crankshaft in Georgetown, Ky.

  • Fisherman finds meth-pack on riverbank

    A backpack containing products used to manufacture methamphetamine was turned into the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department Thursday, Sept. 22.

    According to Deputy Nathan Gasser, a man who claimed that he was fishing in the Licking River near the Waste Water Treatment Plant on KY 36 West came into the office and told the deputy that he had found a backpack with odd items inside it.

  • FOP pancake breakfast is Saturday

    The Fraternal Order of Police, which includes Cynthiana and Harrison county law enforcement, will hold a pancake breakfast Saturday at Cynthiana Christian Church to raise money for its annual Shop with a Cop.
    Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Tickets on sale now for Oct. 27 Taste of Home Cooking School

    Tickets are now available for the popular Taste of Home Cooking School, sponsored by The Cynthiana Democrat, the Cynthiana Lions Club and in cooperation with Ken’s NewMarket for $10 each.
    This year’s event will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Harrison County High School auditorium.
    Tickets can be purchased at the office of The Cynthiana Democrat, Ken’s NewMarket in Cynthiana, Paris or Flemingsburg, Maysville Community and Technical College, Harrison County Extension office or at  The Comforts of Home in Georgetown.

  • Annual festival is this weekend at Reed’s

    The annual Country Festival and Back Forty Nature Walk will be Saturday, Oct. 1, at Reed Valley Orchard near the Harrison-Bourbon line at 239 Lail Lane.
    There will be special entertainment beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing through 5:30 p.m.
    The Bourbon County FFA will provide a petting zoo and sheep shearing demonstration. There will be craft and food booths offering sweet and savory items.
    Reed Valley Orchard is located off of Townsend Valley Road from U.S. 27 South.

  • Uncovering a gem

    It may sound like a slight-of-hand -- to raise $20,000 and get another $20,000; but it’s real and it’s generous.
    An anonymous donor has offered an initial $20,000 to the City Hall gym project with a possibility of an additional $20,000.
    Finance commissioner and gym project champion Billy  Grayson wants it all. He wants the gym to be a safe place for children to play and he wants the funding to see it through.