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Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 4, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Harold W. Cummins, probate hearing; will proven, order entered.
    Estate of Merle A. Dennis, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven, order entered.
    Estate of Anna Lee Giles, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Effie Riddle, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of C.B. Slade Jr., motion hour; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Capital One Bank vs. George L. Baker, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 5, 2013
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Gregory Hall, 1963, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation.
    Robert Stanfield, 1975, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    Elizabeth G. Villafuerte, 1961, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation.
    Starla Shields, 1978, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    Naomi Gifford, 1982, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.

  • Former lawmaker Swinford dies at 80

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    It was words like oak, legend, hero and friend that his peers used to describe the late John M. Swinford.

  • Grand jury issues charges in 12 cases

     

    Eleven people were named in 12 indictments issued by the Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday.

    Matthew Stephens, 25, is accused of stealing seven guns from the home of Stephan and Heidi Coghill between June 1 and Aug. 2, 2012.

  • Deputy retires

    Deputy Steve McCauley: A farewell celebration was held at the Harrison County sheriff’s Department in honor of the forthcoming retirement of McCauley. McCauley was presented with his service weapon by Sheriff Bruce Hampton as well as the Kentucky Colonel Award by State Representative Tom McKee.

       

  • King sentenced to two 10-year sentences in arson, stabbing cases

    Michael King, who set fire to his couch and then told police the reason for setting the fire was because his wife left him, was sentenced in Harrison Circuit Court Tuesday.

    King, 48, was initially charged on March 13, 2012, with six offenses. Two months later, he was again charged for offenses he attributed to love gone wrong.

  • Train vs. truck collision closes New Lair Road

    A New Lair Road railroad crossing was closed for most of Monday morning following a train vs semi truck collision on County Infirmary Lane.

    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, a semi truck stalled at the railroad crossing on County Infirmary Lane Monday around 9 a.m.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 11-15

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

     

    BREAKFAST

  • Don’t fall for ‘free’ airline ticket scam

    Consumers across the country are receiving mailings indicating that they have won two round-trip tickets from US Airlines, according to a recent release from the Better Business Bureau. Another similar letter indicates that one can redeem a travel voucher for two round-trip, airline tickets. This letter also contains what appears to be a check but says “Must Be Redeemed for travel certificate,” near the bottom. 

  • Barr named to Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Oversight and Investigations panels

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr received assignments on two key subcommittees with the House Committee on Financial Services: the subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit and the subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.