Today's News

  • Thorobreds lose two of three, Kendall shakes up line up

    The Harrison County Thorobreds have seen their once sparkling 14-5 record crumble to a 16-11 mark losing five of their last seven games, which caused Coach Larry Kendall to change the starting line up Saturday when the Breds traveled to Martha Layne Collins High School.
    The Thorobreds started the past week with a loss at Estill County (12-14) in a performance that was less than desired to say the least.  

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations,
    Jan. 25 -- Raymond T. Motell, 17, was served a warning on Riverside Drive for improper start from a parked position.
    Jan. 25 -- Nathaniel B. Tanner, 19, was arrested on U.S. 27 South at Walmart and charged with harassment (physical contact, no injury) and second degree disorderly conduct.
    Jan. 26 -- Whitnie M. Snipes, 20,  was issued a warning on U.S. 27 North for speeding.
    Jan. 26 -- Andrew Cox, 32, was arrested on Miller Street at Shady Lawn and charged with menacing, second degree disorderly conduct.

  • 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.

    Feb. 1 – At 2:30 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Junction Pike eight miles from town. James Ritchie lost control of his vehicle causing him to run through a fence.
    Feb. 2 – At 12:39 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 36 three miles from town. John McCauley slid on some ice causing him to strike a stop sign.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 4, 2013
    Estate of Harold W. Cummins, probate hearing; will proven, order entered.
    Estate of Merle A. Dennis, probate hearing; will admitted as self-proven, order entered.
    Estate of Anna Lee Giles, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Effie Riddle, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of C.B. Slade Jr., motion hour; order entered.
    Capital One Bank vs. George L. Baker, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 5, 2013
    Gregory Hall, 1963, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation.
    Robert Stanfield, 1975, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    Elizabeth G. Villafuerte, 1961, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation.
    Starla Shields, 1978, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.
    Naomi Gifford, 1982, motion hour; motion granted, order entered.

  • Former lawmaker Swinford dies at 80

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    It was words like oak, legend, hero and friend that his peers used to describe the late John M. Swinford.

  • Grand jury issues charges in 12 cases


    Eleven people were named in 12 indictments issued by the Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday.

    Matthew Stephens, 25, is accused of stealing seven guns from the home of Stephan and Heidi Coghill between June 1 and Aug. 2, 2012.

  • Deputy retires

    Deputy Steve McCauley: A farewell celebration was held at the Harrison County sheriff’s Department in honor of the forthcoming retirement of McCauley. McCauley was presented with his service weapon by Sheriff Bruce Hampton as well as the Kentucky Colonel Award by State Representative Tom McKee.


  • King sentenced to two 10-year sentences in arson, stabbing cases

    Michael King, who set fire to his couch and then told police the reason for setting the fire was because his wife left him, was sentenced in Harrison Circuit Court Tuesday.

    King, 48, was initially charged on March 13, 2012, with six offenses. Two months later, he was again charged for offenses he attributed to love gone wrong.

  • Train vs. truck collision closes New Lair Road

    A New Lair Road railroad crossing was closed for most of Monday morning following a train vs semi truck collision on County Infirmary Lane.

    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, a semi truck stalled at the railroad crossing on County Infirmary Lane Monday around 9 a.m.