Today's News

  • Life is short, then you’re gone

    St. Louis Cardinal outfielder Oscar Taveras’ death Sunday made me think about how quickly a person can go from upright to six feet under.  
    Here was a 22-year-young man with an extremely promising future and everything to live for losing his life in a car accident along with his 18-year-old girlfriend. What a shame.  
    This was a terrible accident but as callous as it sounds “accidents happen.”  

  • Springboks Fall season U12 Girls Premier Division 2014 champions
  • Police have suspects in Walmart jewelry heists

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The case of a multi-county jewelry heist is coming to a close as police are preparing to issue charges in the cases.

  • Sports beat

    Friday is Senior Night for HCHS football
    The seniors on this year’s Harrison County Thorobreds football team will be honored in festivities before the Woodford County game Friday night.  The game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. with the ceremony slated for 6:45 p.m.  
    Tailgating will begin at 6 p.m., outside the entrance gate. It will be sponsored by Dr. Rick Arnold with Randolph Thomas and Matt Moore cooking hot dogs, steaks and other great eats.  

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  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Oct. 21, 2014
    Jacob Dale, 1986, sentencing; failure to comply with sex offender registration-first offense; 2 year sentence probated.
    Stephanie Keene, 1985, pretrial conference; first degree possession of controlled substance (cocaine) first offense, drug paraphernalia-buy/possess; guilty plea entered.
    Stephanie Keene, 1985, pretrial conference; 2 counts theft by unlawful taking (firearm), theft by unlawful taking under $500; guilty plea entered.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    Oct. 13 -- At 9:22 p.m., a complaint was made that Charles D. Tucker allegedly collected money from a fund-raiser jar that was to benefit the children whose parents died in a home on Grays Run Road. The fund was $15.30 short. Tucker told police that the money got lost in his car but that he found it and turned it over to police to give to the person who started the fund. Tucker was advised not to collect the money again.

  • Clarification

    It was incorrectly listed in last week’s Records section that Susan Wornall was arrested on drug charges on Oct. 13.
    Wornall was listed as a witness in a case against Victor Jones, who was arrested on the drug charges. Wornall was served a subpoena to appear in court for the case. When she did not show up for court, a warrant was issued for failure to appear and she was arrested.

  • Blue Water Trails - South Fork Licking River

    By Lee McClellan,
    guest columnist
    The pioneers settling along the verdant South Fork of Licking River in what is now Harrison County had a tenuous hold on their lands in 1780. The privations of carving crude civilization out of wilderness, the threat of attack by enraged Shawnee or their ilk, in addition to the whirlwind of the western theater of the Revolutionary War, all combined for a tough life.