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Today's News

  • Berry woman faces three charges

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer
    A Berry woman now faces charges after she allegedly forced her way into a home and assaulted a neighbor.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuan Kreer, a two-hour search began at 11:01 p.m., Monday, July 23,  for a woman wanted for questioning in an altercation that took place on First Street, Berry.

  • Rev. Ross Park to get new equipment

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court agreed to help with the purchase of new playground equipment for Rev. Ross Park.
    Members of the Rev. Ross Park committee were present at the Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting to ask for help in purchasing a $27,000 playground set.
    “I personally know that the equipment at Rev. Ross Park is very outdated and in most cases not safe for children to be playing on,” said magistrate Paula Taylor. “The children in that area have the right to have something nice to play on.”

  • Commissioners say they will help with playground equipment

    By Kristie Hamon Summer intern
    Commissioners voted to give $10,500 to Rev. Ross Park for playground equipment at Tuesday’s  City Commission meeting.
    Lois Gross presented the request and said they have received $3,000 from the recreation board and $4,000 from Healthy Communities and plan to ask the county for $10,500.
    “We do not hold a big bank account,” Gross said. “We do what we got to do.”
    She said the amount they have asked for does not include installation or transportation of the equipment.

  • An Evening with the Arts is Friday

    After months of planning, downtown Cynthiana will come alive on Friday, July 27 with art exhibits, music, street performers, fashion shows, and much more.
    The “Evening with the Arts” is a one night arts festival with something for everyone. Over 30 artists will be displaying art at businesses along Walnut, Pike, and Main streets. These art exhibitions include photography exhibits, painting displays, sculpture, woodcarving, and floral art.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding July 17, 2012
    CRIMINAL CASES
    James Slade, 1987, arraignment; receiving stolen property under $10,000, persistent felony offender-second degree; bench warrant issued, no bond.
    Nathaniel Hutsell, 1973, review; motion granted.
    Daryl F. Fryman, 1982, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations, probation continued on same terms.
    Tyler Box, 1982, other hearing; admission to allegations, pretrial diversion voided, 5 year sentence probated.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding July 18, 2012
    CIVIL CASES
    Kenneth Wayne Clemons II vs. Rebecca Lynn Clemons, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Chad Levi Whitaker vs. Amanda Susan Ring Whitaker, motion hour; order entered.
    Dee Anne White vs. Daniel Wayne White, review; mediation agreement, order entered.
    Phyllis Helen Weiser vs. George William Sparks, motion hour; (motion to amend), sustained.
    Kathy Lynn Fryman vs. Martha A. Faulkner, motion hour; motion to set sustained.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    July 13 -- Jonathan W. Hawkins, 26, was cited on Walnut Street for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
    July 13 -- Estill C. Ishmael, 54, was cited on Church Street for no registration plate and no registration receipt.
    July 13 -- April L. Creech, 30, was cited on U.S. 27 North for speeding and failure to register transfer of motor vehicle.
    July 15 -- Nicholas Harney, 19, was arrested on Poplar Street and charged with alcohol intoxication.

  • 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 14 – At 7:03 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Salem Pike. Skylur Burkey was traveling on Salem Pike when he rounded a curve and lost control causing him to leave the road and crash into a wire fence.

  • Property Transfers

    Eddie Kidwell to Jeffrey Kenneth Wright, property in Harrison County, $19,000.
    Melissa Ann Isaacs and Robert Isaacs and Aaron Michael Isaacs to Toby Hensley and Rita Hensley, property on Nebo Road, $1.
    General Warranty Deed: Christopher A. Anderson to Charles D. Sallengs and Kelly W. Sallengs, property on US 62, $165,000.
    DA Stables LLC. Richard L. Anderson and Patricia F. Anderson to Kevin Wallace and Kathy Wallace, property on Hicks Pike, $240,000.

  • Reunions

    ANDERSON
    The Anderson reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 5 at Antioch Mills Christian Church with a potluck meal at 1 p.m. Drink and table service provided.

    HCHS BAND ALUMNI
    Band! Atten-hut! The fourth annual reunion of the Harrison County Band Alumni will take place this Saturday at the Rohs Opera House from 2:30-5 p.m. All current and former band members should dust off their instruments and pull out their tattered school song music as the event will kick off with off with a rowdy rendition of the HCHS Fight Song.