Today's News

  • Reunions

    The Gilkerson/Gilkison family reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legion Hall on Legion Road in Paris, Ky. A potluck meal will be served at 12:30 p.m.
    Bring a covered dish, soft drinks. Utensils, plates, napkins, lemonade and coffee will be furnished. Also bring family tree information.
    For more information call Deloris G. Brooks at 859-987-4744 or Joyce G. Dean at 859-948-7064.

  • New horticulture agent is ‘breath of fresh air’ for county

    Jessica Barnes has had a busy summer – graduating from the University of Kentucky in May, getting married in June and starting her new job as horticulture agent for the Harrison County Extension Office in July.
    The Connersville native started as an intern in the summer of 2013 under Gary Carter, the agriculture and natural resources agent for the Extension office. Quickly she learned that she was needed as people began to ask her questions about their plants.

  • New Drivers

    Paityn Wayne Wiglesworth, Meghan Marie Clem, Claire Rose Morgan-Sanders, Konor Drew Mckahan, Olivia Danielle Gasser, Cody J. Hutchinson, Joanna Duncan Stephens, Julia Marie Fulton, Conner Wesley England, Nicole True.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding July 28, 2014
    Estate of Imogene B. Doolin, motion hour; order entered.
    Estate of Gregg Troy Lee, settlement; order entered.
    Estate of Dorothy J. Oakley, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Viola Robinson, motion hour (motion for deed of conveyance); order entered.
    Estate of Ann K. Smiser, motion hour (motion to reopen estate for limited purpose); order entered.
    World Finance Corporation vs. Greg A. Adair, motion hour; default judgment.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding July 30, 2014
    Michelle E. Cook vs. Nathan Y. Howard, domestic violence; dismissed.
    Jacob Lang Howard vs. Russell Whitaker, domestic violence; re-issue summons, EPO remains.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    accident Cases
    July 21 -- At 2:50 a.m., an injury accident occurred on KY 392 about four miles east of the city limits. Ashley Lane encountered a black angus bull in the roadway, struck the bull and into the opposing lane. The bull was later removed by Countryside Industries at the request of Kevin Bradford of KY 392 who was listed as owner.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports

  • Church News 8-7-14

    Project Packpack is giving away backpacks and supplies Aug. 9 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at New Beginnings Worship Center, 103 Marshall Ave., Cynthiana. For more information call 859-298-0189.


    Oakwood Baptist Church is hosting a hayride and hot dog roast on Sunday, August 10.
    We will meet at the church at 2:30 p.m. and will arrive back at the church at 8:30 p.m.
    Rain out date will be scheduled for August 17.

  • Breast cancer survivor reminds others to keep faith in hard times

    The call came when I was at a hospital in Lexington waiting for the arrival of my best friend’s grandchild.  
    I didn’t recognize the number but thought it was going to be awhile so I could take the call.  
    I recognized the voice immediately; it was the nurse from my gynecologist’s office.  I wasn’t expecting a call from them because it had been over a month since I had seen the doctor and just as long since any test had been completed.  

  • USDA extends enrollment deadline

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA)  announces that the enrollment deadline for the 2012 and 2013 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) has been extended to Aug. 15, 2014. Originally, program sign-up was scheduled to end Aug. 1.
    The new deadline gives livestock, honeybee, and farm-raised fish producers who experienced losses because of disease, adverse weather, wildfires or colony collapse disorder between Oct. 1, 2011 and Sept. 30, 2013, an additional two weeks to enroll in ELAP.