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Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding March 5, 2012
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Ida Talbott Hawkins, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Maude M. McMurtry, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Jack O. Robertson, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Marie Helene Snopek, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Joseph Fitzgerald II, motion hour; order entered.
    In re: Ella B. Moore Estate, motion hour; order entered.

  • 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.
    March 5 – At 12:15 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Lower Curry Road when Cara Chambers lost control of her vehicle causing her to run through a fence.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Feb. 20 – At 2:59 p.m., Harry Krozier of Farmers Tobacco Co. reported that a Winchester rifle was found in the weeds next to the parking lot.

  • Harrison County tennis returns strong nucleus from last year’s season

    Head tennis coach Kara Mattox welcomes back to the courts on the Hilltop many veteran players including 10 seniors along with some newcomers who she hopes can contribute before the season is too far along.  
    All of these veterans returning and the chance to host the 2012 Regional Tournament have the tennis faithful abuzz about the upcoming season.  

  • 2012 Fillies softball, a mixture of youth and experience

    Harrison County High School softball coach Christine Garnett enters her fifth year as the leader of the Fillies with an unusual mixture of experience and youth.  
    What is most unusual is that the youth also have some of the experience.  

  • Breds and Fillies excel at Mason Dixon Games Saturday

    The Mason Dixon Games is a long-running prestigious indoor track meet which is considered the state championships of the indoor season.  
    The Harrison County track teams performed at Broadbent Arena Saturday and came away with very impressive showings in this tough competition.
    The Fillies had fewer participants than the Thorobreds but came away with a state champion in shot put, Natasha Ingram. Ingram heaved the round ball 30 feet, 8 inches to place her name in a select group of Harrison County athletes in the sport of track and field.  

  • Mike’s Minute

    Friday morning while taking the Princess to school along with Ian and Riley, I drove past Commissioner Billy Grayson in the city parking lot next to the City Hall Gym.  
    He invited me into the gym to see how the work was coming along and discuss for a few minutes the meeting held on Tuesday.  
    It was my idea to discuss Tuesday as Billy was not pushing this issue, but after reading the Democrat report on the meeting I was curious as to his take on the meeting.  

  • McCarty, Robles and Moore help lead Harrison archers to region titles

    Harrison County Middle School sixth grader Matthew McCarty set the early pace in the 2012 Region 8 archery tournament with a score of 287, but it was his unflappable performance in a pressure-packed tiebreaker shoot-off that helped propel him to the Region 8 overall male champion.  
    In the process, he also led all male shooters in the elementary division to capture that title as well. Shooting against an Augusta Independent sophomore, McCarty drilled the 5-arrow playoff to outshoot his opponent 45-39.   

  • Harrison County spared

    Some Cynthiana and Harrison County residents are preparing to send relief to the storm-ravaged areas. For the most part, Harrison County was spared any significant damage.

  • Daylight Savings Time returns Sunday, March 8

    Daylight Savings Time will go into effect on Sunday, March 11, at 2 a.m.
    Citizens are reminded to set their clocks forward by one hour before going to bed on Saturday night.
    Eastern Standard Time will resume on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, 2 a.m.