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Today's News

  • Only in Harrison County...

    As a reporter, I’ve heard of many crazy things. But for the first time, I actually sat in my Democrat office and laughed out loud.

    It was a Friday morning call from Jo Banks. A coordinator for the Youth Livestock Club, Jo keeps me updated on the goings-on of the organization.

    I wasn’t surprised to hear from her. But I was surprised to hear what she had to say.

  • Newberry’s volunteer service proves he is the best candidate

    To the editor:

  • Parent thanks local businesses for supporting baseball teams

    To the editor:

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    April 17 – At 1:19 p.m., a property damage complaint was made by Brittany Sumpter at 213 Pike St. She said that someone broke out the windows in the kitchen and bathroom with rocks and entered the apartment and put holes in the wall and busted a television.

    April 17 – At 12:17 a.m., police made a routine traffic stop and arrested a passenger in the vehicle, Michael Wilson, and charged him with possession of marijuana.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFF’S REPORT

    ACCIDENTS

    April 27 at 9 a.m. -- non-injury, US 62 West, Jessica Thompson, 27, Cynthiana, driving a 1995 Chevrolet Impala, struck Gerrick F. Burke, 25, Hager Hill, Ky., driving a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 PU.

    April 25 at 1:07 p.m. -- injury, Ky 32 West, Jeffrey L. Southwood, 44, Georgetown, driving a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am.

    April 23 at 3:15 p.m. -- injury, Ky 36 West, Scott Beach, 39, Williamstown, Ky., driving a 1999 Chrysler Cirrus, struck Emalee N. Rosa, 18, Cynthiana, driving a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt.

  • CATCHING SOME ZZZ’S

    Sleep is nice.

    Some days, sleep is very nice.

    But sleep for some people, especially kids, isn’t so easy without a bed.

    Introducing the Build-A-Bed project.

    Volunteers from across the state of Kentucky will come together on May 8 at noon at the Kentucky National Guard headquarters in Frankfort, to begin a 24-hour bed-making blitz.

    Three beds will be donated to children in each county of Kentucky.

    Last year’s Build-A-Bed effort yielded 57 beds for kindergarten students through high school seniors.

  • Newberry disputes last week’s headline and letter from Peak

    To the editor:

  • Tennis teams split matches with Paris and Montgomery County

    Harrison County’s varsity tennis squads played host to Paris and Montgomery County last week with the same but different results. 

    In the Paris match, the girls were edged out by the Lady Hounds 2-3 while the boys won 3-0. 

    The next night versus Montgomery County’s Indians, the boys were soundly defeated 0-9 but the girls won 5-4.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding April 20, 2010

    CRIMINAL CASES

    Bobby Crump, 1975, sentencing; attempt unlawful transaction with minor-first degree, controlled substance under 18, attempt custodial interference; sentenced to 240 days in jail, balance of days probated.

    Joshua Corbin, 1980, sentencing; facilitation trafficking controlled substance (first degree) first offense; 240 days in jail, imposed but probated.

  • Fillies take record to 19-2 with a rout and a thriller

    The Harrison County McDonald’s Classic didn’t get to play through to its end due to the rain and storms of Saturday. However, there couldn’t have been a better game than the Fillies and Grant County’s Lady Braves on Friday night. 

    Before we go into that game, the first Fillies game of the evening was the 5:30 p.m. start against Tates Creek, who came into the fray with a 1-15 record. 

    Harrison County began the night with a 17-2 record and a 10-game winning streak as they faced the hapless Lady Commodores.