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Today's News

  • Trimble to join Jazzercise staff at Bridge Street Plaza

    Amy Trimble, a newly certified Jazzercise instructor, will begin teaching along with Jennifer Terhune, Jamie Kinsey and Candida Wilson at the location in Bridge Street Plaza. Trimble completed a three-day workshop and performed an audition.

    Trimble recently participated in a workshop in Columbus, Ohio. She was required to learn approximately 10 routines for her audition; pass a written exam on basic anatomy, exercise physiology and nutrition; learn Jazzercise basic business practices; and become certified to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

  • Hatfield, Hicks lead Fillies to wins at Shirley Field

    The Harrison County Fillies earned a pair of come-from-behind victories at Shirley Field on Monday and Tuesday and improved their record to 3-2.

    On Monday, Charley Hatfield ripped a walk-off double off the center field fence to give the Fillies a 3-2 win over visiting Bourbon County.

    The Lady Colonels took an early 2-0 lead over the Fillies with single runs in the second and fourth, before Harrison County mounted its comeback.

  • State legislators work to kick substance abuse in local jails

    As expected, this last week was the busiest of the year’s 30-day “short session,” with a flurry of bills winning final passage and negotiations in conference over the details of others.

    Even facing a money crisis, in the end, our efforts resulted in legislation that will have long-lasting benefits to Kentuckians. From the war on drugs -- to the economy -- to better roads and education, we have accomplished a great deal in our time here.

  • Property Transfers

    Michael Wayne Spivey and Cynthia Long Spivey to Larry G. Mattox and Carol Higdon, Lot 12 of Linehan Estates Subdivision on Old Lair Road, $247,000.

    Wendall Pratt and Emma F. Pratt to Rebecca Pratt Perkins, Lot 5 - Unit 4 - in Sonley Heights Subdivision, $90,000.

    Special Warranty Deed: U.S. Bank, National Association to Elizabeth Bonfield, 1 acre at 3244 Robinson Road, $45,000.

    Special Warranty Deed and Certification of Purchase Price: Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Lancer Mastin and Leslie Mastin, 6.00 acres on Sunrise and Oddville Road, $76,000.

  • New Drivers

    Andrew Bryant and Tabitha Sutton.

  • Church Briefs

    BERRY CHRISTIAN

    On Sunday, April 5, Berry Christian Church will be having an ordination service for former minister Kevin Jett. Special music will be provided by the Good News Quartet and Billy Jett, Kevin’s father. A potluck will follow the service.

    Everyone is welcome to attend.

    BOYERS CHAPEL

    Boyers Chapel Methodist Church will be having a sunrise service on Easter Sunday, April 12 at 7 a.m. Everyone is welcome to come and worship.

    Regular worship service will be at 11 a.m. Barry Holland is the pastor.

    CLAYSVILLE CHRISTIAN

  • Rohs Opera House asks for support to keep theater open

     To the editor:

  • Harrison County students win state speech awards

    After five years, Harrison County High School has a new speech champion.

    Aaron Williams, a senior at HCHS, won extemporaneous speaking at the Kentucky High School Speech League held March 13-16 at Western Kentucky University.

    “This was the cumulation of four years,” said Williams, who began the event in middle school.

    Participants in extemp are given a political question to answer and 30 minutes to prepare a seven minute speech.

    “You don’t actually write out the speech,” said Williams.

  • Breds, Fillies win first home track meet

    Last Tuesday, the Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies won their first home track meets of the spring, defeating Nicholas County and Bracken County easily.

    The Breds garnered 13 first place finishes in the 16-event meet and won easily over second-place Nicholas County, 172-86. The Harrison County “B” team finished third with 43 points and Bracken County was a distant third with 19.

  • Breds drop first 2 games in Florida

    The Harrison County Thorobreds dropped their first two games in Pensacola, Fla., on Monday and Tuesday with two more games to be played, yesterday and today.

    On Monday, Harrison County managed only two scratch singles and were shutout by Navarre High School 5-0. On Tuesday, the Breds fell behind 4-0, tied it at 4-4 in the top of the fourth, but were beaten 6-4 in a rain-shortened five-inning game.