Today's News

  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding Nov. 18, 2008


    Fifth Third Bank, Kentucky, Inc. vs. Donnie C. Fryman, motion hour; report approved, motion for judgment sustained.

    Wachovia Bank, N.A. vs. Natesha L. Clemons, motion hour; sustained order.

    Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americans vs. Teresa Ritchie, motion hour; (motion confirming sale, taking credit and ordering deed), sustained order, deed approved.

  • Southsiders make healthy choices at health fair

    “What about a peach?” Mollie Smith asked Southside first graders at the Health Fair Thursday morning. As Harrison Memorial Hospital marketing director, Smith helped students build a balanced meal. HMH was one of the 15 booths at the fair instructing students about making healthy and safe choices. Pictured with Smith, from left, are Scott Clark, Cody Taylor, Braden Cheek and John Thomas Sadler.

  • Luke Preston Hatfield

    Luke Preston Hatfield

    Luke Preston Hatfield was born to Josh and Jennifer Hatfield on July 29, 2008 at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington, Ky.

    He weighed 7 lbs. 8 oz., and is welcomed by his brother Jace Parker Hatfield.

    Maternal grandparents are the Rev. Rodney and Delores Hensley of Rose Hill, Va.

    Paternal grandparents are Myron and Joyce Hatfield of Pennington Gap, Va., and Betsy and Danny Haley of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Lula Thomas, Betty Hatfield and the late William Howard Hatfield, all of Cynthiana.

  • Colonels Beat Fillies, 50-44

    A dismal first quarter offensive showing proved to be the undoing of the Harrison County Fillies on Monday night in Paris. Homestanding Bourbon County took advantage of ice cold shooting by the Fillies and mounted a 9-2 lead after the first eight minutes of play.

    It didn’t get much better for the Fillies in the second quarter and they trailed going to the locker room, 19-11.

  • School Menus

    Dec. 15-19

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.



    MONDAY: Cereal, toast, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: French toast, sausage, syrup, powdered sugar, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, toast, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Waffles, sausage, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, toast, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.


  • Sports Beat

    HCMS basketball teams

     notch victories

    The Harrison County Middle School basketball teams notched victories over Paris and East Jessamine last week and both lost to Scott County Middle.

    On Wednesday, the eighth grade Colts blew open a close game in the second half and beat Paris Middle School 40-28. The Colts led by two at halftime and blitzed the Hounds by a 27-17 margin in the second stanza for the easy win.

  • Opera House Players to perform traditional Christmas play

    For their community theater debute, The Opera House Players will bring a traditional Christmas story to life. Gathering together young and old, the troupe will perform “A Christmas Carol” in Aeolian Hall (above Rohs Opera House theater) Friday and Saturday night.

    “We’re doing the play as a radio drama like they used to do in the 40’s,” said director Laura Stephens.

  • Being spiritual doesn't mean being perfect

    When somebody says, “I hope you won’t take this the wrong way,” it’s safe to say that what follows is not something you’re eager to hear.

    That’s how a woman started a conversation with me during a women’s retreat where I was the speaker.

    When she said that we were in the kitchen at the retreat center, picking at leftover brownies. The brownie bit I had just swallowed sank like an anchor in my stomach and I froze.



    Case reports

    Nov. 20 – At 4:48 p.m., police investigated an alleged threat against a 40-year-old man.

    Nov. 20 – At 4 p.m., Charlotte Reffett reported that a digital camera had been stolen from her residence.

    Nov. 21 – At 4:19 p.m., Kathy Brown reported that a videotape had been received at the church through the mail. She told police that no one at the church knew anything about the tape or the sender.



    Case reports

    Nov. 7 – At 4:48 p.m., police were called to Walmart on an alleged harassment call.

    Nov. 12 – At 1:20 a.m., Judy Richmond reported that her cell phone and numerous other items had been stolen.

    Nov. 13 – At 12:31 a.m., Kelly Hudgins reported being harassed by an ex-girlfriend.

    Nov. 13 – At 5:06 p.m., Juawon Gardner, Wilson Avenue, reported that her daughter’s bicycle had been taken. It was later recovered.