Local News

  • Court considers new lease for Handy House project

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    While acknowledging that there is still time left on the original lease agreement to restore the historic Handy House at Flat Run Veteran’s Park, most magistrates on the Harrison County Fiscal Court were clearly reluctant to transfer the lease to the Harrison County Heritage Council.

  • No school Monday, Feb. 10

    Harrison County students will have no classes Monday, Feb. 10. 

    This will make the 18th day classes have been closed due to weather and road conditions.

    David Case, assistant superintendent, made the announcement at 8 pm Sunday night.

  • School Menus

    Due to the consecutive snow days and inconsistent food deliveries, Harrison County School cafeterias will be doing individual menus based on each school's current inventory, according to Austin Dacci, School Nutritionist.
    Please contact your student’s cafeteria manager for specific details on your student’s school breakfast and lunch menu.

    HCHS - Cindy Hardin

    HCMS - Rita Lainhart

    ELEMENTARY - Patty Hill

    ST. EDWARD - Teresa Hargett

  • No school Friday, Feb. 7

    For the 17th day this winter, Harrison County classes are dismissed due to weather and road conditions.

    Staff members are to report to work today. 

  • Two Poems by James Baker Hall

    OLD PLACES (from Stopping on the Edge to Wave, 1988)

  • School Menus Feb. 10-14

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.




  • The joy of repainting

    Some time last year I came back from a week off to a full voicemail box.

    One of my least favorite things in life is talking on the phone. First, I have trouble hearing, so if, for example, you were to call me and say, “My daughter needs a kidney transplant,” I might hear, “My dog lives in Sydney — as a tramp.”

  • Trash can ensemble

    Members of the Harrison County High School band performed a percussion ensemble using trash cans last Friday during halftime of the Thorobreds basketball game. The drummers were, from left, Harry Smith, Ethan Rognstad, Sean Mullikin and Brady Slade.


  • USDA hardiness zones are hot and cold

    Cold Hardiness


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