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Today's News

  • Harrison District Court


    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 30, 2012
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of James L. House Sr., probate hearing; petition denied.
    Estate of Danny Lee Parker, probate hearing; will admitted.
    Estate of Margaret Rose, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Michael Paul Spedden, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven, order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES
    GE Money Bank vs. Emmanuel Faz, motion hour; default judgment entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding May 1, 2012
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Daniel Ohtola, 1979, sentencing; receiving stolen property over $300; 2 year sentence imposed, probation denied at this time.
    Chad Ecklar, 1986, pretrial conference; trafficking in controlled substance (first degree) first offense; (amended), guilty plea entered.
    Shane Whitaker, 1975, other hearing; admission to allegations, pretrial diversion voided, 2 year sentence probated.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding May 2, 2012
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
    Lori G. Griess vs. Timothy Michael Newkirk, 1983, domestic violence; EPO remains.
    Jessica Marie Reed vs. John Thomas Reed Jr., domestic violence; dismissed.
    CIVIL CASES
    Emily Mae Vance vs. Chad Evans Vance, domestic; testimony taken, agreement filed.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    April 16 – At 12:01 a.m., Jessica Long, Mt. Olivet, reported that an individual was  was “jumped and robbed” on Pearl Street. She said she heard the disturbance and hid in the closet. Tommy Hunt and Joshua Stanfield were injured after someone knocked at the door and said they were the police. Hunt told police he would not open the door, but his brother did and two black men wearing bandanas started hitting Stanfield. Hunt called 911. One of the subjects had been wearing brass knuckles.

  • 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.

    April 28 – At 6:43 p.m., a non injury accident was reported on Stringtown Webber Road. Ricky Johnson was traveling on Stringtown Webber Road when he said a tan vehicle caused him to drive off the road resulting in him hitting a tree.

  • Mattox-Fryman to marry June 2

    Cara Mattox and Josh Fryman, both of Georgetown, Ky., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 2, 2012.
    Mattox is the daughter of Lisa and Paul Mattox of Cynthiana. She is a 2005 graduate of Harrison County High School.
    Fryman is the son of Laura Wiloughby of Mt. Sterling, Ky., and Mike Fryman of Carlisle, Ky. He is a 2001 graduate of Nicholas County High School.

  • Ferguson honored at HMH Auxiliary luncheon

    The HMH Auxiliary held its annual volunteer luncheon on Wednesday, April 18. The luncheon had 25 members in attendance and featured guest speakers UK HealthCare Stroke Program Coordinator Lisa Bellamy and HMH Emergency Department Manager Karen Mayer. Topics were stroke awareness and the UK and HMH stroke care affiliation.    

  • Alaska June Switzer

    Alaska June Switzer was born to Eli and Susan Switzer on April 10, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz., and is welcomed by her sister, Lexi Grace Switzer and brother, Elijah Daniel Switzer.
    Paternal grandparents are Daniel and Carol Switzer; great-grandparents are George and Joann Switzer.
    Maternal grandparents are Ronnie Arnett and Harold and Randa Arnett.

  • Lucy Lin Brooks

    Lucy Lin Brooks was born to Nathan and Andrea Brooks of Cynthiana on April 27, 2012 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Paul and Christie Paynter of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Georgiana McClure and the late Bill McClure and Robert Paynter and the late Bea Paynter.
    Paternal grandparents are James and Ana Mae Brooks of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are James and Jen Brooks, Peggy Perry, and Merrill and Goldie Northcutt.

  • Project Linus leads quilt drive for children of fallen soldiers

    Project Linus is seeking help to honor some special heroes. The local North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus is holding a quilt drive to benefit the TAPS Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors. Part of the 18th annual TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar, the camp is held over Memorial Day weekend in Arlington, Va., and provides a special experience for children who are grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in the U.S. military. The camp’s capacity is maxed out again this year, with some 1,600 children registered to attend.