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Today's News

  • Lee Greenwood could write this article

    Remember the Lee Greenwood anthem “God Bless the USA?” 

    I’m singing now, but you can’t hear it: “I’m proud to be an American where at least I know I’m free.” 

  • Democratic Women’s Club to host a ‘Meet and Greet’ the candidates Monday

    The Democratic Woman’s Club of Harrison County met for a luncheon meeting at the Cynthiana Country Club on March 26. Irene Bragg, president, called the meeting to order. Marilyn Bell led in prayer. And Trudy McGuire led in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Democratic Creed.

    Bragg welcomed several candidates or their representatives who were present. A number of public officials were present.

  • Homemaker Events

    April 19 -- Gourd Necklace Workshop, Harrison County Extension Office at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    April 27 -- Homemaker Leader training, FoodScapes, Harrison County Extension Office, 1 p.m.; Women’s Health Issues, Cynthiana Christian Church, 5:30 p.m.

    April 29 -- Trapunto Workshop, Harrison County Extension Office, 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

    May 3 -- Harrison County Homemaker Annual Meeting, 6 p.m., Harrison County Extension Office. Tickets are $10 each and available at the office.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 15

    Resume Writing. Thursday, April 15 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. This is a free class provided by the Office of Central Kentucky Career Center.

    Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m. at the Library Annex. Northside Elementary School's Fifth Grade History Students will present the program. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

    FRIDAY, April 16

  • Church Briefs

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN

    Barry Wethington, Youth Minister of Central Christian Church, went on a mission trip to Haiti in March. On Sunday, April 25 at 4 p.m., Central will be hosting a slide show from the trip.

    Wethington will share his experiences and answer questions people may have. He has a good in-site as to what is being done and what the needs still are.

    Refreshments will be served after the program.

    PLEASANT GREEN

    BAPTIST

  • Police on motorcycle lookout

    The Cynthiana Police Department will be looking for motorcyclists this weekend as part of a mini-mobilization.

    With increased motorcycle fatality rates in Kentucky, Sgt. Wilbur Gross said police officers will be paying close attention to motorcyclists this Saturday and Sunday.

    “We’re going to be focusing on the laws pertaining to motorcyclists,” Gross said.

    Gross said motorcycles will be stopped to check for insurance, permits, licenses and the use of a helmet.

  • Farmers Market training to be held Tuesday

    The Harrison County Farmers Market committee will meet on Tuesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Harrison County Health Department.

  • Harrison County District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge William D. Probus

    presiding April 1, 2010

    PROBATE CASES

    Estate of Thaddues Brown, review; final settlement filed, order approving settlement entered.

    Estate of Tommy Franklin, review; settlement previously filed and approved.

    In re: Estate of Emma E. Slater, other hearing; settlement filed.

    FELONY CASES

    Ronald J. Courtney, 1980, arraignment; flagrant non-support; wage assignment in effect, dismissed without prejudice.

  • Museum Musings

    * We hope that you will include a visit to the museum as a part of the eighth annual Raggedy Ann Festival this Saturday, April 17 in downtown Cynthiana.

    * R.B. Gruelle was born in 1851 in Cynthiana. Do you know who R.B. Gruelle was?

    * Even as a boy, R. B. Gruelle was an artist, showman and businessman. He produced magic lantren shows for the neighborhood children. There is a magic lantern in the bueum magic lantern in the museum collection.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT

    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding April 7, 2010

    CIVIL CASES

    Jimmie T. Casey vs. Marilyn Sue Casey, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    David Lee Clem vs. Jessica Kay Clem, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Charlotte Reffett vs. George Mayo Davis Jr., domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Christy Jo Edinger vs. John Robert Edinger, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    Zachary D. Ensor vs. Allison M. Huff, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.