Today's News

  • Match mulching material with plant’s needs

    Mulch has become a landscape staple, almost to a fault when it is over applied, smothering roots and girdling trunks.  
    When done properly, it can help to suppress weeds, retain moisture and moderate temperature.
    These things can be achieved using a variety of materials, but which type of mulch suits your needs best?
    Predominately we use organic materials for mulching.  
    Organic mulches include plant or animal-derived materials like wood chips, pine needles, tree bark, grass clippings, composted manure, and worm castings.

  • Harrison Circuit Clerk’s office celebrates Donate Life Month in April

    “This April, and every day, I am proud of the impact this office has on the lives of others, especially those in need of life-saving organ transplants. I am humbled at the generosity of our community,” says Harrison County Circuit Clerk Kathy Kearns. “Even through tough economic times, our community is committed to helping others.”

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    1. It’s a wrap
    6. *A call to being green, acr.
    9. Fog effect
    13. Solo
    14. Mother, sister or daughter
    15. “_____ truly”
    16. Teacher’s pet, e.g.
    17. Radio knob
    18. Consume
    19. Bungle
    21. *Biology branch
    23. Long time
    24. Niels Bohr’s study object
    25. Cleopatra’s killer?
    28. Christening acquisition
    30. On which Romney and Obama were found
    35. It must go on?
    37. *Like animal near extinction

  • Property Transfers

    Quit Claim Deed: Donna Knipp to Chester Knipp, property on Robinson Road, $1.
    Donna Fightmaster to Jo Ann R. Fightmaster, property in Harrison County.
    Phillip C. Weaver and Lorna G. Weaver to David Kestel and Christine Kestel, Lot 9 - Block D - Unit 3-B of Robynwood Heights Subdivision, $90,000.
    Patricia C. Barloe to Jimmie B. Johnson, property on Miller Street, $1.
    Glenda C. Lyons to Brian M. Schaad and Tiffeney Schaad, Lot 21, Section B of Lakeview Subdivision, $128,000.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding April 2, 2013
    Austin Daugherty, 1984, other hearing; hearing held, pre-trial diversion voided, sentencing set.
    Elizabeth Bolen, 1986, 2 cases, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; hearing held, found to have violated probation, probation continued.
    Jessica Robinson, 1972, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to violations.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 1, 2013
    William T. Ollinger, 1963, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; probable cause found, bound over to grand jury.
    William M. Dennie, 1975, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; dismiss without prejudice upon motion.

  • 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.

    March 28 – At 7:04 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27 one mile from town. Johnetta Kearns was attempting to turn into a driveway on US 27 when she was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Elizabeth Wade.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations,
    March 29 -- Cruz Salinas, 22, was cited on Pleasant Street for no registration plate and failure to maintain insurance.
    March 30 -- Erin L. Oakley, 53, was arrested on Main Street and charged with alcohol intoxication.
    March 30 -- Antonio Gonzales, 45, was arrested on Poplar Street and charged with fourth degree assault, domestic violence.
    April 1 -- Jonathan D. Gardner, 26, was arrested on Court Street on a Harrison County warrant for failure to appear.

  • HCMS bands receive distinguished ratings

    The Harrison County Middle School 7th and 8th Grade Bands performed at Singletary Center for the Arts in Lexington, Ky. on March 13 for the 7th District Kentucky Music Educator’s Band Assessment. This 96 member ensemble performed Too Beautiful for Words by Rob Grice and The Secrets of McDougal’s Cave by Ed Huckeby.
    The ensemble received two Distinguished and one Distinguish plus rating from their adjudicators.
    The band is under the direction of Julie Lucky.