Today's News

  • Cats on the job

    I value the guardian behavior of our animals as one is charged to protect the other.  
    We have house cats that are free to go outside; barn cats that mostly hang out in the garage; a companion red heeler mutt who rarely leaves my side; and a Maremma livestock guardian dog (LGD).  Baxter, the LGD, has challenged our thinking in owning dogs.  
    He has reinforced that animals follow their instinct above all else.
    He is not a pet, rather a worker that is a critical component to keeping our farm alive.

  • Hemp commission elects Furnish as new chairman

    The Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission unanimously elected Harrison County farmer Brian Furnish as its new chairman at the close of its meeting on Thursday after Agriculture Commissioner James Comer stepped aside in compliance with Senate Bill 50, industrial hemp legislation that is set to take effect at the end of the month.

  • Score 'N' More
  • 2013 marks 38th year of summer camp at the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch

    The Kentucky Sheriffs’ Boys & Girls Ranch summer camping program opened for the 38th year on Sunday, June 9 with boys in attendance. The camp runs throughout the summer, serving both boys and girls, alternately throughout the camp season.

  • Restaurant Inspections

    March 26 -- Walmart, retail 100%; food, 100%.
    March 27 -- Northside Elementary cafeteria, 99%, upright freezing unit has ice build up, needs to be defrosted.
    April 10 -- Harrison High cafeteria, 99%, ceiling tiles in storage area, on-going leaks around sprinkler head.
    April 11 -- Eastside Elementary cafeteria, 100%.
    April 16 -- Rancho Bob’s, 97%, separate/divider hand sink, clean in between and under equipment, sanitizer, cloths only.
    April 17 -- Subway at Harrison Square, 100%.
    April 17 -- St. Edward’s cafeteria, 100%.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 10, 2013
    Estate of William Thomas Chambers, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Alan W. Northcutt, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    In re: Millie Karen Zamareh, other hearing; order entered.
    Heights Finance Corporation vs. Richard L. Banks, motion hour; default judgment entered.
    Capital One Bank USA, NA vs. Pearl Brown, motion hour; default judgment entered.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding June 5, 2013
    Eric Allen Burdine vs. Heather Ann Burdine, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    Emily Paige Paynter vs. Ricky Andrea Paynter, domestic; findings and decree entered.
    Ilan Bear vs. Heather Lacey Bear, motion hour; motion for default judgment overruled, motion for time to respond granted, motion for fees overruled, testimony taken, findings and decree entered.
    William Bruce Fryman Jr. vs. Sheri Lynn Fryman, motion hour; order entered.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    June 6 – At 12:09 p.m., police were called regarding a child’s injuries sustained while with another parent.
    June 7 – At 9:07 p.m., police were called to Elmarch Avenue for a domestic dispute that was apparently taking place on the sidewalk.
    June 7 -- At 10:23 p.m., police were called to Walnut Street in reference to a domestic situation.
    June 7 – At 11:17 p.m., police were called to Elmarch Avenue regarding a noise/domestic disturbance.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    June 5 – At 1:55 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Licking Valley Road one mile from town. Paul Chamberlin was traveling on Licking Valley Road when he claimed to have had a seizure, causing him to black-out and strike a tree. Chamberlin then left the scene and was found by deputies at his home.
    June 11 – a non-injury accident was reported on Oddville Sunrise Road five miles from town. A vehicle owned by Anthony Blackwell was parked near Oddville Sunrise Road and was struck by an unknown driver.

  • New Drivers

    Cheryl Byler, Andra G. Gaunce, James Russell Hill, Karen F. Hostetler, Joey Pratt, Nicholas Clay Hounchell, Elijah Jordan Reffett, Anita Renya Workman, Kelsey N. Lainhart, Anthony Harvey, Jordan Michelle Doram, Paul Royce.