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Today's News

  • Sports Beat

    Rev. Ross Park bike race is Saturday

    The 7th annual Rev. Ross Park Bike Race will be held this Saturday, Sept. 13, at the park. Several races will be held as part of the event with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. The first race will start at 10 a.m. Every participant will receive a free T-shirts, with race winners earning a new bike and helmet, and plaques awarded to all placement winners. There will also be several other fun activities held in conjunction with the races.

  • Reading to your children has many benefits

    There is an easy way to improve your childs chances at school. It will entertain and delight him. It will strengthen the bonds between him and you. And it is virtually free.

    Sound too good to be true?

    Actually, it isnt. The magical method: taking time to read aloud to your child.

  • Property Transfers

    PROPERTY TRANSFERS

    Michael Fuller and Christina J. Fuller to William Moran, Parcel 2 - 8.105 acres on Salem Pike, $52,000.

    J. Elaine Broom and Jerry W. Broom to Robert R. Porter and Ruth T. Porter, 54.92 acres on Beaver Pike, $120,000.

    Shawn Ritchey and Elizabeth Ritchey, Michael Ritchey to John R. Reno and Martha M. Reno, 3 Tracts in Harrison County: Tract 1 - 40 acres; Tract 2 - 3 and one-half acres; Tract 3 - 31 acres; $157,500.

    Wendell Drakeford and Vickie Drakeford to Wanda Lyons, property on Stone Avenue (Lot 26 in the Hancock Addition), $122,000.

  • District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding Aug. 4, 2008

    PROBATE CASES

    Estate of William Frank Lebus Jr., motion hour; petition to reopen granted, order entered.

    Estate of Goebel Lane White, probate hearing; petition granted, order entered.

    Estate of Thelma Beatrice Mattingly, probate hearing; will admitted to probate, order entered.

    MISDEMEANOR CASE

    Salvador S. Baltazar, 1981, arraignment; alcohol intoxication in a public place-first/second offense; guilty plea entered, $25 fine, costs.

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT

  • Arrest made in Claysville Store burglary

    A Harrison County man has been arrested in connection with a July burglary of the Claysville Store.

    Det. Paul Olin, of the Harrison County Sheriff's Office, said an arrest warrant was served on 19-year-old Steven Price last Friday after an investigation led to the warrant being issued.

    Olin said the store was burglarized around 5 a.m. on July 26 and a video showed a person wearing a ski mask inside.

    While there were apparently theories as to a suspect at the time, Olin said more real evidence was needed before an arrest could be made.

  • Native plant sales planned for Sept. 13 in Louisville

    The green movement is gaining strength: conservation, reusing, recycling and a general awareness of over-consumption has seeped, more or less, into how we make decisions about our daily lives. This, of course, is closely related to how we approach various aspects of the garden.

  • Lily Ann Mulwee - Birth

    Lily Ann Mulwee was born to Kristy Covey and Rick Mulwee of Cynthiana on July 9, 2008 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz., and his welcomed by her brother Zack.

    Maternal grandparents are Charles and Mary Messmer of Cold Spring, Ky.

    Paternal grandparents are Verla and Layne Whitaker of Berry, Ky.; paternal great-grandmother is Edna Mullins.

  • Family Court

    HARRISON FAMILY COURT

    Judge David Melcher

    presiding Aug. 20, 2008

    CIVIL CASES

    Beverly Kay Craft vs. Harry Allen Craft, domestic; testimony taken, decree signed.

    Leo M. Kearns vs. Carol Kay Kearns, domestic; testimony taken, decree signed.

    Ronald Thomas Blackburn vs. Crystal Gail Blackburn, status hearing; passed to be re-noticed.

    Wendell Eldridge vs. Jacqueline Eldridge, review; order entered.

    Constance Leanne Marsh vs. David Ross Marsh, motion hour; (motion to transfer), order signed.

  • Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding Aug. 5, 2008

    CRIMINAL CASES

    Ronnie Johnson, 1974, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; revocation hearing held, finding of alleged violations, probation revoked.

    Richard Ardell Philpot, 1970, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; not in violation.

    Melanie A. Hoefling, 1983, sentencing; assault second degree - 5 years in jail; operate motor vehicle under influence alcohol/drugs-first offense - 30 days, DUI fines, costs, and fees, probation denied.

  • Sheriff's Report

    HARRISON COUNTY

    SHERIFFS REPORT

    CITATIONS

    Aug. 14 at 4:17 p.m. Daniel Cullen, 40, Cynthiana, was arrested on a warrant from Nicholas District Court for theft by deception.

    Aug. 15 at 8:25 a.m. Ronnie Florence, 60, Berry, was arrested for assault fourth degree.

    Aug. 14 at 2 p.m. Justin D. Switzer, 22, Cynthiana, was issued a summons from Bourbon District Court for theft by unlawful taking under $300.

    Aug. 5 at noon Nicole Moore, 24, Cynthiana, was issued two criminal summons from Harrison District Court for theft by deception.