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Today's News

  • Reflecting on a new year in the garden and on the farm

    Hope you don’t mind that I take this opportunity to reflect a little.  
    Another year is gone, I remember my elders marveling over this and how quickly time goes by and I get it now.  
    I have learned some this year, but I don’t necessarily feel smarter; I have aged some, but don’t necessarily feel older; and I have made new friends that have taught me that there is always potential which has made me excited about the rest of my life.

  • Jobless rates down in 114 counties

    Unemployment rates fell in 114 Kentucky counties between November 2010 and November 2011, while six county rates increased, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
    Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 6.3 percent. It was followed by Ohio County, 6.6 percent; Fayette County, 6.7 percent; Caldwell and Daviess counties, 7 percent each; Oldham and Warren counties, 7.1 percent each; and Calloway, Franklin, Hopkins and Madison counties, 7.2 percent each.

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  • Make plans for hosting a responsible holiday party

    Will you be hosting a party this holiday season?
    The following was released by the Kentucky Crime Prevention Coalition.

    1. Control access to the alcohol you provide.
    • Avoid serving from common sources such as kegs or punch bowls.
    • Consider hiring a trained professional to serve drinks at your party.
    • Be sure that whoever does pour the drinks is not consuming alcohol and monitors other guests’ consumption.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Dec. 19, 2011
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Geneva R. Asbury, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Curtis Bell, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Evelyn M. Wells, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered to probate and dispense.
    CIVIL CASES
    Harrison Memorial Hospital vs. James Douglas Brown, motion hour; default judgment entered.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Dec. 13 -- At 1:20 p.m., Sherry Jacobs reported that two guitars had been taken from her home without her permission and pawned in Lexington.
    Dec. 15 -- At 8:37 a.m., Tina Nickerson reported that she was receiving harassing phone calls.
    Dec. 16 -- At 2:43 p.m., Elizabeth Nace reported that she has been receiving harassing text messages and that a DVO prohibits any contact with the individual.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Dec. 20, 2011
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Susan Fuller, 1962, diversion completion; dismissed, diverted.
    Jeffrey Davis, 1984, other hearing; 2 cases, probation violation; admission to allegations, 5 year sentence imposed concurrent.
    Robert McElfresh, 1988, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegations, probation continued on same terms and conditions, to remain incarcerated pending admission.
    James Lewis Richardson, 1964, other hearing; motion for bond reduction denied.

  • 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.
    Dec. 15 – At 8:10 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Cook Road. Jasmine Willis was traveling on Cook Road and lost control of her vehicle and struck a fence.
    Dec. 17 – At 4:29 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 32. Dawn Fairchild was attempting to cross the intersection of Ammerman Pike and Ky 32 and ran into the left side of a vehicle driven by Jerry Prows.

  • Property Transfers

    Sole Ownership - Cash Deed for Kentucky: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Jacqueline A. Culp, property at 107 Gillespie Ave., Berry, Ky., $18,601.
    Dennis D. Peace and Linda Sue Peace to Nicholas P. Esselman and Joy Esselman, Tract 12 of the Farms of Harrison County, $122,500.
    Sheree Smiley, Vicky L. Casey Ritchie and J.B. Ritchie Jr., Tina Kinney and Michael Kinney, Ninette Thompson and Wendall Thompson to Vicky L. Casey Ritchie and Jimmy Ellis Barnes, property on Renaker-Berry Road, $3,654.90.

  • 60th Anniversary