Today's News

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Sept. 6, 2011
    Countrywide Home Loans Servicing vs. Paul R. Helvey, motion hour; (motion to confirm report), final report approved.
    Asset Acceptance LLC vs. Vicky J. Thomason, motion hour; (motion to dismiss), motion granted, order entered.
    Jesse Land vs. Glenn McCubbins, motion hour; summary judgment overruled.
    Boone Account Recovery Corp vs. Patricia Hillard, motion hour; (motion to transfer), motion granted, order entered.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 1, 2011
    James Sears, 1978, review; probation expired, transfer.
    Billy Beckett, 1978, contempt hearing; non-support first offense; dismissed.

  • Academic briefs

    Martha Sullivan of Harrison County was among the 1,400 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Aug. 13 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion.
    Sullivan received a B.S. in management.

  • Academic briefs

    Maysville Community and Technical College has announced the employment of Lisa Harmon as a continuing education coordinator.  
    Harmon received her Associate of Applied Science degree from Maysville Community and Technical College in May of 2011.  
    While enrolled as a student at the Licking Valley Campus of MCTC, Harmon served as the Honors in Action vice president for the Beta Alpha Rho Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the president of the LVC Literati, and a student representative for the Student Government Association.

  • Harrison County Clerk’s audit released

    State Auditor Crit Luallen has released the audit of the 2010 financial statement of Harrison County Clerk, Linda Furnish. State law requires the Auditor to conduct annual audits of county clerks and sheriffs.
    The audit found that the Clerk’s financial statement presents fairly the revenues, expenditures, and excess fees of the Harrison County Clerk in conformity with the regulatory basis of accounting.

  • Central Shaolin Martial Arts
  • FSA issues guidance on SURE as program end nears

    Authority for the Supplemental Revenue Assistance (SURE) program, authorized in the 2008 Farm Bill, will draw to a close Sept. 30, 2011. “Farm Service Agency (FSA) wants to ensure that all eligible producers are aware of the approaching deadline,” said John W. McCauley, FSA State Executive Director.

  • 2011 tomato trials

    This year turned out better than last is the first piece of good news.
    In 2010 I wrote, “Sadly, this year was sort of a bust for the vast majority of what I planted.” I can’t do that year after year so thank goodness the tomatoes and zucchini kept pace this time around.  
    Since 2006 I have been bringing my personal tomato trials (and tribulations) to my readers.  

  • Soccer Fillies win two of three against top competition

    The Harrison County Fillies entered the soccer match in Frankfort Monday night with a two-game winning streak against some very good competition and a 2-2-1 season record.  
    The Franklin County Flyers had beaten their last three opponents by 10-0 scores en route to a 5-2 record against the tough Lexington schools.  
    The Flyers defeated the Fillies by a 4-2 score after a tough battle with the Fillies scoring on penalty kicks.  

  • Pirates big plays scuttle Thorobreds 34-7 Friday night

    “We have to get to the point where we eliminate the big plays and we can win games like this one,” commented Coach Mark Carroll after Friday’s 34-7 loss to Belfry. “It’s a learning process and we just didn’t come up with the big defensive plays when we needed them.”