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Today's News

  • Score 'N' More
  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 8, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Rebecca Ann Coy, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Margaret Alice Gallenstein Dixon, motion hour; order entered.
    In re: Estate of Mary Samuel Tanner, motion hour; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Unifund CCR, LLC vs. Alfonso Kenney, motion hour; default judgment.
    Baptist Healthcare Systems vs. Allen Vega, motion hour; default judgment entered.
    James Swinford vs. Natalie A. Whitaker, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    July 1 – At 1:44 a.m., Tanya Poe, 212 W. Pike St., reported that an X-Box 360 was taken from her home sometime between 5:30 p.m. June 30, and 1:44 a.m. on July 1.
    July 1 – At 12:35 p.m., Tiffany Smith reported that Jessica Ford had allegedly pawned her husband’s PS3 and television. Money from the pawn of the items was reportedly used to pay a water bill.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    July 7 – At 11:11 p.m., an injury accident was reported on KY 1284 13 miles from town. Elijah Reffett was traveling on KY 1284 when he entered a curve and lost control causing him to strike several trees and a fence before coming to a final rest down an embankment.
    July 6 – At 12:48 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27 five miles from town. Gary Liver was traveling on US 27 when he slowed down due to traffic and was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Barbara Florence.

  • A special thanks to some community supporters

    For some reason I feel like giving praise to a few individuals and groups in the community that often fly under the radar and do not receive the attention they so deserve.

    First, major praise should be given to Austin Dacci and the many volunteers responsible for the food program at River Road Park during the summer.

  • News briefs

    An Evening with the Arts is July 27
    The Evening With the Arts is back and with it comes two opportunities for the general public to experience words in both written and oral forms.
    On Saturday, July 27, nearly a dozen authors from across the Bluegrass State will converge on Cynthiana’s Pike Street from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.  

  • Applications reviewed for county positions

    Applications have been collected and are now being evaluated for both the Parks and Recreation director and assistant animal control officer positions.
    Vacant county positions were the bulk of the conversation at Tuesday’s Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting.
    During the committee reports, Magistrate Frank Henson explained that 13 applications were submitted for the vacant director’s position and that interviewing will begin either this week or next.

  • Woman who allegedly attacked her neighbor arrested

    After serving five days in jail for burglary and retaliating against a participant in a legal process, a Cynthiana woman has been released.
    Sgt. Wilbur Gross said charges were the result of incidents that occurred within a matter of minutes.
    According to Gross, on July 2, Stacy Slade reported to police that her upstairs neighbors at 104 Cromwell Alley were drinking on the balcony above her and that someone had urinated off of the balcony.

  • Clarification

    Photographs that appeared in last week’s Cynthiana Democrat for the renaming of Water Street to Louis Stout Way were taken by Alice Allen. The event took place on June 22 to coincide with the Cynthiana High School Alumni weekend.

  • Segway funding in place for Cynthiana Police Department

    Soon a new type of patrol will be moving through the streets and sidewalks of Cynthiana.
    It was announced at Tuesday’s Cynthiana City Commission that funding has been received to make the Segway project a reality.
    Ptl. Nathan Linville began seeking donations for the project less than two months ago. The cost for each unit is about $7,700.
    Pledges as of Tuesday amounted to $7,320.
    Initially, Linville said he would like to be able to get two units for Cynthiana.