Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Nov. 25, 2013
    Estate of William Porter Boyle Jr., probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    In re: Shereen Wyn Freitag, probate hearing; order entered.
    McKinleys Automart vs. Lisa North, other hearing; order entered.
    Michael T. O’Connell, 1992, show cause hearing; attempt theft by unlawful taking; guilty plea entered, 90 days, probated, $100 and costs.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    Nov. 16 -- At 9:00 a.m., Mitchell Mattox reported damage done to the rear passenger side of his car. A cow is suspected.
    Nov. 19 -- At 2:48 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on U.S. 62 four miles outside of town. Matthew Campbell was making a left turn onto the highway and failed to see James Ritchie coming up the road.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    Nov. 21 -- Christopher A. Mattox, 26, was arrested on Fayette County warrants for failure to maintain insurance, operating on a suspended or revoked operator’s license and no registration plate.
    Nov. 22 -- Rikki Asher, 22, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Walmart and charged with theft by unlawful talking, shoplifting.
    Nov. 22 -- Geoffrey P. Fugate, 31, was arrested on North Walnut Street and charged with alcohol intoxication.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Nov. 21, 2013
    Megan Allen, 1984, motion hour; (motion to amend), motion granted.
    Richard D. Johnson, 1984, probation revocation hearing; admission to allegation, probaton revoked, 2 year sentence imposed.
    Hannah Fryman, 1981, probation revocation hearing; motion to revoke probation withdrawn.
    Matthew James Hensley, 1975, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation, probation revoked, 3 1/2 year sentence imposed.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Nov. 27, 2013
    Sonja R. French vs. Timothy French, domestic violence; dismissed, withdraw EPO.
    Kaylee Mikel Hawkins vs. Deion Calvin Lancaster, domestic violence; EPO petition dismissed.
    Apryl Dyan Myers vs. Kathy Meeks Myers, domestic violence; dismissed.
    Apryl Dyan Myers vs. Robert Allen Myers, domestic violence; dismissed.

  • Thinking about the holiday season

    By the time many of you get around to reading this column, the 2013 holiday season will have officially begun. 

    But my thoughts aren’t quite on the holidays yet. Last week, news outlets everywhere reported on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. 

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Tod Lee Hopkins Jr., Oct. 26, son of Tod and Tammy Hopkins; Nathaniel Lee Chase Wilson, Oct. 17, son of Michele Wilson and Travis Chambers.
    Cynthiana named as the recipient of a $100,000 grant for the water supply demonstration project. The grant award will go to the project on studying the current conditions of the dam along the South Fork of the Licking River. It will evaluate water supply issues along the river to ensure the water supply needs of the community are met.

  • Caleb Ray Ecklar

    Anthony and Danita Ecklar announce the birth of their son, Caleb Ray Ecklar, born at Harrison Memorial Hospital on Sept. 24, 2013. He weighed 7 lbs. 14 oz.
    He is welcomed by his sisters, Taylor, Katelin and Lauren.
    Maternal grandparents are Danny and Wilma Booth; maternal great-grandmother is  Jean Booth.
    Paternal grandparents are Carl Ray and Brenda Ecklar.

  • Miller-Tufty to wed Dec. 7

    Lindsey Suzanne Miller, daughter of Doug and Susie Miller of Cynthiana, Ky., and Dillon Buckminster Tufty, son of Steve and Liz Tufty of Portland, Ore., announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
    Miller is a graduate of the University of Louisville and is employed as a patient care coordinator supervisor at MD2U in Louisville, Ky.
    Tufty is a graduate of the University of Louisville and is employed by XPO Logistics as a logistics broker.

  • Fresh cut or ready to plant for Christmas

    Just for the record I am not one of those people who puts up their tree just after Thanksgiving; I need more time to absorb the effects of every holiday.
    But there are many who are ready to pick out the perfect Christmas tree.
    I have a certain set of parameters for our tree; it needs to be worth the effort of cleaning, moving furniture, hauling boxes, lights, step ladders and more.  
    However, once the mundane is done then the fun begins.  
    Each ornament that adorns the tree has a story to tell about my grandparents, parents or me.