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Today's News

  • 9/11 memorial going up

    Charlie Schroeder gives instructions to an employee. Schroeder is the lead builder for the 911 memorial that will display a metal beam from the World Trade Center on the old Courthouse lawn. Donations are still needed in order to complete the projects. More information can be found by contacting the Harrison County Fire Tax District.

  • Central Shaolin Martial Arts
  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 24, 2013
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Elizabeth Hill Bailey, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Nancy L. Gard, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Ernest Wayne Judy, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Retha Wainscott, review; passed.
    In re: Estate of John C. Slade, review; passed.
    CIVIL CASES
    Midland Funding vs. Mabel M. Cole, review; no appearance, passed.

  • Harrison among first 75 to adopt new graduation age

    Harrison County has jumped on board with ‘Graduate Kentucky’ Attendance Standard to decrease drop-out rate.

    According to a press release by the Kentucky Governor’s Office, Harrison County is one of 75 school districts that have adopted a new graduation standard in order to keep students in school until their 18th birthday.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    June 16 – At 1:31 a.m., Heather Durbin reported that her cell phone had been stolen and that the person who had the phone was sending photos that had been on the phone to other people. Durbin declined to pursue criminal charges and the case was closed.

  • Summer concert series continues to grow; Eric Cummins Band this Friday

    The Chamber of Commerce’s Summer Concert Series continued to grow in its second weekend.  Hundreds of people turned out to enjoy great music in downtown Cynthiana. The Blue Collar Rebels and the Pike Street Opry brought rock and country to a lively crowd.

    The third concert in the series occurs this Friday, July 5, and will feature the music of the Eric Cummins Band.  

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    June 16 – At 7:09 a.m., an injury accident was reported on KY 3003 six miles from town. Stephen Kiskaden was traveling on KY 3003 when he dropped off the road and over-corrected and struck an earth embankment causing him to overturn.
    June 19 – At 9:20 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 36 14 miles from town. Ronald Howard was parked in a parking-lot when his vehicle came out of gear causing it to strike two other parked cars.

  • Academic briefs

    On May 24, 2013, Logan Duncan received his diploma for the Combination Structural and Pipe Welding Program from Hobart Institute of Welding Technology located in Troy, Ohio. After successfully completing a nine-month program, Duncan holds certificates in GTAW, SMAW and FCAW as an AWS Certified Welder.
    He is the son of Gary and Teresa Duncan.

  • Academic briefs

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 2,749 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2013 semester.
    Local students honored are:
    Brigette Bianca Kunkel of Sadieville, sophomore, Harrison County High School graduate majoring in Wildlife Management
    Mari Kaitlin Palmer of Sadieville, senior, Anderson County High School graduate majoring in Wildlife Management
    Kelcie L. Fish of Sadieville, junior, Home School graduate majoring in Pre-Occupational Science

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution