Today's News

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Aug. 5 -- At 12:45 a.m., Chelsea Hall, Falmouth, reported that her purse was taken from her vehicle while it was parked outside 137 Elmarch Ave.

  • HMH opens small clinic inside Walmart Aug. 29

    Harrison Memorial Hospital has announced that it will be opening a small clinic in Walmart.
    Aug. 29, has been the day given for the grand opening of the small clinic inside Walmart, which will serve those who need medical attention after doctors’ hours.
    “We saw a need in the community and we are acting,’ said Hospital CEO Sheila Currans. “Some people need to see a doctor after hours, but not everyone needs to see the emergency room.”

  • 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.

    Aug. 16 – At 7:05 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Riverside Road. Brittany Wagner was backing out of a parking space at Walmart and was struck in the rear by Mark Huff.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Aug. 17, 2011
    Betty S. Harris vs. James W. Cutwright, motion hour; order of support entered.
    Donald David Osborne II vs. Jennifer Carol Osborne, motion hour; motion withdrawn, order entered.
    Maurice Perkins and Melinda Perkins, domestic; testimony taken, agreement filed, name changed.
    Christina Lynne Withers vs. Emery Harney Withers IV, motion hour; motion withdrawn.
    Tonya Hall vs. Willard Hall, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Aug. 15, 2011
    Estate of William Frank Stewart, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Esther B. Bates, settlement; passed.
    Melissa Morgan vs. Paul D. Anderson, court trial; forcible detainer sustained by agreement.
    Willard Wells vs. Sharon Bilbrey, court trial; forcible detainer sustained by agreement.
    Nathan Brooks vs. Jack Roberts, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.


    William Ross McKee and Barbara M. McKee to Judy A. Holland to William Ross McKee and Barbara M. McKee, property in Harrison and Bourbon counties.
    Ricky K. Green and Evea L. Green to Larry W. Wells and Diana C. Wells, property in Berry, Ky., $14,000.
    William Ross Nickerson to Lisa Tyler, property in Cynthiana, $1.
    Edgar W. Hampton and Brandy R. Northcutt to Glynden King, property in Harrison County, $94,500.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Aug. 16, 2011
    Forest L. Lakes, 1981, diversion completion; case dismissed, diverted.
    Jermaine Cummins, 1977, disposition hearing; probation violation; 3 1/2 year sentence imposed.
    Kiona McIntyre, 1979, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; probation continued.
    James Bates, 1987, sentencing; 5 counts sexual abuse-first degree, persistent felony offender-second degree; 2 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

  • Stinging caterpillars lurking in the garden

    I just got a call from a reader in Taylorsville, Ky., who was seeking an ID on a pest that was stinging her in the blackberry patch.
    She described the offender in very human terms… it looked like it was wearing glasses, had a green jacket on, little ears, etc.

  • Uniform

    Army National Guard Spec. Stephen A. Parker has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
    During the nine weeks of training, Parker studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.

  • KET’s Kentucky Life to begin new season Sept. 10

    Kentucky Life host Dave Shuffett begins the series’ 17th year of highlighting the people and places of Kentucky, beginning with Frankfort’s cultural landmarks, the Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, exotic palms and cacti in southeastern Kentucky, and more. The series airs Saturdays, Sept. 10 at 8/7 p.m. on KET; Sundays, beginning Sept. 11 at 4:30/3:30 p.m. on KET; and Sundays, beginning Sept. 11 at 7:30/6:30 p.m. on KET2.