Today's News

  • Track teams hold 2011 post-season awards

    The County Extension Office was the scene Saturday for the annual track awards ceremony hosted by Coaches Danny Simpson and Kurt Burgan.  
    Burgan was standing in for Coach Robert Walker, who was recuperating from a minor surgery.  
    The event began with a potluck luncheon prepared by the families of team members.  
    Following the lunch Simpson and Burgan recognized the teams for the outstanding season, which was just concluded with the state track meet on May 26 at the University of Louisville.  

  • Hole in one
  • The American Sports fan, give us someone to hate

    Hate is a strong word, but intensely dislike doesn’t make a good title so there we go.
    Anyway, LeBron James and the failure of the Miami Heat to win the NBA title brought the extreme dislike of players to the forefront during the past two weeks.
    I thought it would be a good time to list the villains of sports in my lifetime and if you like you can recall some of the people you didn’t particularly care for in your sports life.  

  • East/West softball interrupted by rain, two games played

    Harrison County junior Tracey Hicks’ East All Star adventure was shortened from three games to two last weekend, but was still a productive, learning experience.
    “Tracey had an overall good experience,” said Coach Christine Garnett. “She got to meet and compete with players from around the state in her class and also was able to watch the senior all stars play and learn from them.”

  • Fillies learn hard lessons at University of Louisville team camp

    There are at least two ways to approach summer camp for basketball teams. One is to go to a camp where the competition is light and the team can experience winning while not learning much and the other is to go to a highly competitive camp where wins and losses mean a lot less than the lessons the team learns.
    The latter was the choice of new Fillies head coach Kim Furnish last week when they attended team camp at the University of Louisville.  

  • Sports beat

    HCMS girls’ track closes dominate
    season with conference championship
    The Harrison County Middle School girls’ track team completed a very successful season on May 14 by finishing seventh of 49 schools in the KTCCCA Middle School State Championship.  
    The highlight of the year for Coach Alicia Glenn’s team was winning the Bluegrass Conference Middle School Championship.  This meet had 14 teams from all over central Kentucky competing for the first place prize.   

  • Bowlers That’s Us hosts golf scramble at Kincaid State Park course

    Bowlers That’s Us, Harrison County Relay for Life team, hosted a four-person team golf scramble at Kincaid Lake State Park golf course.
    Proceeds went to benefit the Harrison County Relay for Life (American Cancer Society).

  • Wrestling Camp
  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding June 6, 2011
    Charles Tucker, 1983, contempt hearing; paid, contempt withdrawn.
    Laura A. Warth, 1989, show cause hearing; case remanded.
    Jason Adkins, 1988, show cause deferred/installment payment; paid as ordered.
    Amy M. Hatterick, 1974, other hearing; no action taken.
    Eric Steven Taylor, 1983, show cause hearing; case remanded.
    Talmage Seth Nickels, 1985, preliminary hearing; theft by unlawful taking; (amended), guilty plea entered, 90 days, costs, probated.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    June 15 – At 6:02 p.m., an injury accident was reported to have occurred on KY 36. Lauren Tilman was traveling on KY 36 when a vehicle driven by Billy Hopkins, failed to yield to her causing her to collide with Hopkins.