Today's News

  • Cedarbrook operator says he will not abandon sewer plant

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    R.A. Williams Construction Company CEO Ron Osborne officially withdrew his request to abandon the Cedarbrook sewer plant in a letter to the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) last Monday, June 16.

  • Local conservation cost share programs available to landowners and homeowners

    The Harrison County Conservation District is offering two new local cost share programs available to county landowners and homeowners.  
    Applications will be accepted July 1 through July 31 for the Gateway and Barn Access Erosion Control Program and the Rain Barrel/Compost Bin Program.
    The purpose of the Gateway/Barn Access Erosion program is to assist landowners with the necessary means to repair gateways and barn entrances to reduce degradation, soil erosion, and pollution.  

  • Organic fertilizer recipe, good for soil, plant

    If you are a regular reader of my column you likely know that I much prefer an organic approach to farm and gardening and that I believe that building healthy soil produces healthy food.  
    As I continue to learn more about pest control and fertility, the more I have come to understand why healthy plants and animals have an edge over their synthetically doped counterparts.
    The other day I needed to do some fertilization in the vegetable patch so I gathered up some supplies that included bags of alfalfa meal, bone meal and cottonseed meal.  

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citatons, warnings
    June 7 -- Michael Massey, 46, was cited on North Main Street for no registration plate and no registration receipt.
    June 8 -- Kevin Garrett, 24, was arrested on a warrant from Simpson County.
    June 8 -- Robbie Williams, 37, was arrested on four warrant for Harrison County.
    June 9 -- Michael Knipper, 41, was arrested on a warrant for Pendleton County.
    June 9 -- Wyatt Puckett, 27, was cited at North Elmarch Street and Oddville Avenue for failure to produce an insurance card and failure to wear a seat belt.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    June 7 -- At 10:42 a.m., an injury accident occurred on US 62 E inside the city limits. Angela Curtis of Mt. Olivet was driving east when Benjamin Jones of W. Market St. in Louisville pulled out in front of her from a parking lot. They collided and came to rest on the south shoulder.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 16, 2014
    Estate of Joyce H. Dietz, probate hearing; passed, will not proven.
    Estate of Tena Feagan, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Ralph E. Jones, probate hearing; will and codicil admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Clyde Chester Turner, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Karen Renee Vogt, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of William Frank Stewart, motion hour; order entered.

  • Property Transfers

    J. Patrick Phillips and Amanda C. Phillips to David Wayne Eubanks and Patricia C. Eubanks, property in Harrison County, $44,000.
    Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Aaron O. Jackson and Heather R. Jackson, property at 7453 Ky. Hwy. 356 (White Oak Pike Road), $31,000.
    Michael R. Florence and Rebecca R. Florence to Scott R. Sullivan and Karen S. Sullivan, property on Junction Pike, $160,000.
    Jerry W. Brunker and Vivian Ann Brunker to Diane Sanders and Jeffrey Sanders, property on Oddville Avenue (US 62), $285,000.

  • Sad to say that bullying doesn’t end with age

    From the my-how-time-flies file, I sent out an email this week to David Case, assistant superintendent of Harrison County schools, requesting the class assignments and bus routes for the coming school year.

  • The sound of rushing waters

    Last weekend my family went to Cumberland Falls State Park for a short camping trip.

  • Church News

    Music evangelist Margaret Ann Smith will present a program on Sunday, June 29 at 10:45 a.m. at First United Methodist Church.
    Pastor is Mike Coppersmith.

    Irvingsville Baptist Church will be having a community/family cookout after the moring service at noon on July 6.
    Everyone is invited. Call 859-588-3830 for more information.