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Today's News

  • Bourbon County Heart Walk raises over $2,500

    Bourbon County held their first Heart Walk on May 19. The walk was sponsored by Bourbon Community Hospital and 44 walkers participated in the event. Everyone was entertained prior to the event with a Zumba demonstration provided by the hospital’s Zumba Class led by Certified Zumba Instructor, Angela Fugate.

  • Academic briefs

    ANDERSON
    Berry resident Joseph R. Anderson has been named to the Spring 2012 Dean’s List at Berea College. A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.2 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to  16 semester hours.
    Berea College, located in Berea, Ky., is a non-denominational, comprehensive college that offers Bachelor’s degrees in 32 majors, including arts and sciences and select professional programs, as well as independent majors designed by students to mirror approved majors at other colleges.

  • Edelen releases audit of the Harrison County Fiscal Court

    State Auditor Adam Edelen has released the audit of the financial statements of the Harrison County Fiscal Court for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011. State law requires annual audits of county fiscal courts.
    The audit found that the county’s financial statements, in all material respects, fairly present the county’s assets, liabilities, and net assets arising from cash transactions and revenues received and expenditures paid in conformity with the modified cash basis of accounting.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding May 31, 2012
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Austin Andrew Galbreath, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Melvin L. Coy vs. Anita Hatfield Lea, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    FELONY CASES
    Cassandra Broshears, 1993, preliminary hearing; burglary-second degree; guilty plea entered, 90 days to serve, balance probated, costs.
    MISDEMEANOR CASES
    Martha A. Faulkner, 1979, contempt hearing; fine and costs converted to 15 hours community service.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding June 6, 2012
    CIVIL CASES
    Andrea Jean Byers vs. David Alan Byers Jr., domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Candy Sue Faz vs. Emmanuel J. Faz, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Stacey J. Navarre vs. George Robert Navarre, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Candy L. Wolfe vs. Matthew B. Wolfe, domestic; pass to be re-noticed.
    Kimberly Bowles vs. Robert Bowles, domestic; pass to be re-noticed.
    Kathryn L. Harney vs. Jeffery P. Harney, review; agreed order entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding June 5, 2012
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Chad Ecklar, 1986, sentencing; trafficking in controlled substance (first degree) first offense; 5 year sentence imposed, probated.
    Matthew Edmondson, 1963, sentencing; trafficking in controlled substance (first degree) first offense; 10 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Mark Richardson, 1982, pretrial conference; unlawful transaction with minor-second degree; guilty plea entered.

  • Property Transfers

    Land Contract: Michael S. Harris and Deborah K. Harris to Brian G. Kimbrell Sr. and Janice L. Kimbrell, property on Snake Lick Road, $40,000.
    Salvador Acahua and Amy Acahua to Dwayne Florence and Robin Florence, property on Renaker-Berry Road, $12,000.
    Quit Claim Deed: Timothy W. Humphries Sr. to Mary Ruth Humphries, Tract 24 - Connersville Road Land Division.
    Larry Joe McNees and Mary A. McNees to Michael Tod Sosbe and Angela Dawn Sosbe, property on Evergreen Circle, $46,000.

  • Furry pests in the garden, barriers best bet

    If you have a garden chances are you appreciate nature in all its glory.  
    But, sometimes nature gets in the way of our desires to cultivate.  
    Deer browsing, rabbit munching, squirrel digging, bird pecking, mole trenching and resident vole feasting have all come up in the last two weeks.  
    While I have no silver bullet for any of these problems, I do have some practical approaches to offset the shared use of our gardens.  
    Squirrels are notorious for taking one bite of a tomato and then throwing it on the ground.  

  • Community Gospel Sing to be held July 8 at the Harrrison County fairgrounds

    The Harrison County Fairboard is sponsoring the Community Gospel Sing at the fairgrounds on July 8 at 6:30 p.m.
    Anyone interested in participating should contact Barbara Yearsley, 1146 Ky. Hwy. 1842 N, Cynthiana, Ky. 41031 or 859-234-2963, Betty Stoner at 234-3794, or Kevin Strausbaugh at 859-608-6826 before June 30.
    Letters are not being sent to churches this year.

  • Crossword Puzzle

    THEME: GUESS WHO?
    STATEPOINT CROSSWORD

    Across
    1. Jamaican spiritual movement
    6. Sports official
    9. But not least?
    13. Like puppy-hating de Vil
    14. Gone by
    15. New _____, capital of India
    16. Harsh or corrosive in tone
    17. Daughter’s brother
    18. Like Bird flu
    19. *She holds a record 17 Oscar nominations
    21. *She escapes the Wicked Witch
    23. International help
    24. Heaven’s Gate, e.g.
    25. Dog foot
    28. *Yugoslavian dictator