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  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 23, 2014
    Estate of James Howard Bills, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Joyce H. Dietz, probate hearing; will admitted.
    Estate of Hubert W. Hill, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of C. Wesley Newkirk, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Verla Whitaker, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Michael Joseph Williams, motion hour; order entered.

  • Participants needed for July 26 Post-It Fashion Show

    The Post-it® Note Fashion Show and Contest will be held on Saturday, July 26, at 3 p.m. at the Rohs Opera House. Entries are wanted. The entry deadline is July 11. Teams consist of up to four members.  Registration is $5 per team member.  

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    June 17 -- At 5:48 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred on KY 36 three miles west of town. A car owned by Gregory Bowling of Wohlwinder Road went into neutral and rolled into the front of another parked car.
    June 18 -- At 11:45 p.m., a non-injury accident occurred at KY 1842 N. four miles west of the city limits. Thomas Woolums of Sadieville, KY fell asleep at the wheel, crossed the road and drove off the roadway.

  • Harrison unemployment drops from same time last year

    Unemployment rates in Harrison County decreased from 7.3 percent in May 2013 to 6.9 percent in May 2014, according to a press release.

    Overall, 622 of 9,079 of the “civilian labor force” in Harrison County are unemployed. 

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    June 10 -- At 4:07 p.m., a report was made from Ken’s NewMarket that Matthew Baker, who had been trespassed from the store, was seen leaving Ken’s with a square item under his shirt.
    June 11 -- At 9:58 a.m.,  Mary Stroub reported that a sewing machine with table was taken from her back porch at 115 Robynwood Drive.
    June 12 -- At 8:06 p.m., Lisa McNeese of Tractor Supply reported that Matthew Baker was inside the store and had allegedly taken $284 worth of tools.

  • Sink hole repairs should begin this month

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Work to repair a 12-foot deep sink hole on the grounds of the Harrison County Fire District near the John Hunt Morgan Bridge is projected to start in the middle of July, said Gary Royalty, director of Cynthiana’s Public Works Department.

  • Toads are a good sign of healthy environment

    Lately it seems that everywhere I step in the yard, vegetable garden and perennial beds there is a toad under foot.  
    They manage to jump out of harm’s way (from a rapidly approaching foot or spade) just in the nick of time.  When I notice healthy populations of a good insect, bug or amphibian, I like to think that they are flourishing because of the ecological balance of the farm.  
    Toads are an indicator species suggesting in their abundance that the environment is healthy; in their absence that it is not.  

  • TI Automotive to remain open into 2015

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Contrary to recent rumors of its closure, TI Group Automotive  Systems is still in business on White Oak Pike, Larry Barnes, Plant Manager, reported Tuesday morning.

  • USDA reminds producers of 2014 acreage reporting requirement

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kentucky  Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director John W. McCauley reminds agricultural producers that July 15, 2014, is the deadline to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops. Planted acres must be reported to FSA by July 15, 2014.  The Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) requires producers on a farm to submit annual acreage reports on all cropland.