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Today's News

  • Suspect charged with theft from grandparents

    A Harrison County man is behind bars following a foot/car pursuit in his front yard.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s report, Allen Berry, a resident of Shadynook Pike, reported that a Stihl weed eater was stolen from his building Tuesday afternoon.
    Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak said Berry suspected that his grandson was responsible for the theft.
    “I began my investigation by contacting all the pawnshops in town,” said Peak. “I located the stolen property around 2 p.m., the same day it was stolen.”

  • Back to School
  • Battle of Blue Licks will be re-enacted Aug. 18-19

    The 230th anniversary of the Battle of Blue Licks, the last Revolutionary War battle in Kentucky, will be commemorated Aug. 18-19 at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort Park in Robertson County.

  • McDonald’s Restaurants fight back against cancer through Relay For Life fund raiser

    Several McDonald’s restaurants from across Kentucky will be serving up hope along with their menu items through donations to local Relay For Life events.
    On Thursday, Aug. 16, the Cynthiana McDonald’s will donate 50 cents from each value meal and salad sold between 5-7 p.m.

  • Sleep Lab receives ASAM Accredited Center ranking

    Bourbon Community Hospital’s Sleep Lab was recently surveyed by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and granted re-accreditation for another five years. This puts the lab among the ranks of an AASM Accredited Center.   
    Bourbon Community Hospital has been a leader in the sleep field having opened its Sleep Lab in 1995. It was one of the first in Kentucky to be accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.   

  • Restaurant Inspections

    June 6 -- Ken’s Value Center, 100%
    June 7 -- B&B Catering at Horn’s Auction, 100%.
    June 7 -- Harrison Memorial Hospital, 100%.
    June 20 -- Senior Citizens Center, 100%.
    June 21 -- Joe’s Place, 100%.
    June 27 -- Don Senor, 98%, ceiling tiles showing leaks, fans dusty, sanitizing buckets/cloths use restricted.
    July 5 -- Tropical Zone, 100%.
    July 10 -- JR’s Silver Bullet, 97%, fans are dusty, records temperatures.
    July 11 -- Cedar Ridge, 100%.

  • Property Transfers

    Pamela A. Northcutt-Executrix of the Estate of Garnett H. Lyons to Georgia B. McCauley, Lot 9 of the James Lewis McCauley lots, $160,000.
    Mike Burton and Lisa Burton to Kenneth D. Barrett, property on Falmouth Pike (US 27), $170,000.
    Cathy Moore to Mary Kay Hendricks-Trustee to Cathy Moore and Vernon Ray Moore, property on US 27.
    Donald R. Fields and Evelyn L. Fields Trust to Forrest T. Whitson II and Sandra K. Whitson, property on Twin Creek Pike, $149,500.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 30, 2012
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of James Kirtley Fryman, probate hearing; will probated, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Carol A. Porter, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Lisa Vaughn, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Leslie Benjamin Wagner, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Hazel B. Winkle, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES

  • 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.
    July 29 – At 1:20 p.m., an injury accident was reported on US 27 North. Cheryl Bills was traveling toward Cynthiana when she lost control in a curve, causing her vehicle to leave the road and strike a utility pole before coming to a rest.

  • Good luck to students and faculty

    So where in the world did our summer go?
    Recently I was talking to a friend from high school who now works in the Harrison County School System.
    Aside from the general conversation about what we had been doing lately, the subject of how summer had flown by became the main focus of our conversation.
    Despite getting out of school for the summer in record timing, it seems that students nonetheless were just getting used to not waking up early to catch a ride on the bus to school.