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Today's News

  • Sports beat

    HCHS track competes in Mason Dixon Games,
    releases 2011 schedule
    On Saturday, March 5, the Harrison County track teams competed in the most prestigious indoor track meet in the Tri-State area as they battled in the Mason Dixon Games at Broadbent Arena in Louisville.  
    “We were excited to see how we would compete against the best teams in the state,” said Coach Danny Simpson.  “Our athletes did a great job and we had our best meet of the season.”  

  • Sixth grade AAU team
  • Bulls
  • Kentucky
  • Counting calories ends with spending more for less

    Not even a week into a diet and I am already realizing  just one package of Double Stuffed Oreos, with a giant glass of whole milk in a frosted glass is cheaper than eating apples and reduced fat peanut butter.
    Recently my wife went to the doctor and had her cholesterol and lipids (whatever those are) checked.
    Given her past medical history and her family’s medical history, it was no surprise that both were found to be almost four times the level that they should be.

  • New law could save $40 million in annual prison expenses

    FRANKFORT - The General Assembly wrapped up an especially busy week on Friday, putting the final touches on a number of prominent bills.
    None were more far-reaching than the one that Gov. Beshear signed on Thursday.  It’s a sensible first step toward trying to slow the growth of a prison population that is nearly 50 percent larger than it was a decade ago.
    We now spend well over $400 million a year to house about 21,000 prisoners, and that is taking money from other programs like education.

  • It was time to tweak state’s expensive criminal code

     FRANKFORT -Very few truly transformational reforms ever make it through the legislative process. Our two-chamber system was designed by the framers for just that purpose -- to slow down hasty overhauls and focus on incremental changes -- a tweak here and there to fix the current problems, rather than scrapping entire systems.

  • Harrison Circuit Court


    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding March 1, 2011
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Terry L. Mitchell, 1974, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; probation revoked, 1 1/2 year sentence imposed, motion to forfeit bond granted, order entered.
    James Perkins, 1990, sentencing; first degree possession of controlled substance (cocaine) first offense; sentenced to 2 years previously diverted, probation denied at this time.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding March 2, 2011
    CIVIL CASES
    Timothy Dean Baker vs. Whitney Lynn Baker, domestic; pass to be re-noticed.
    Leslie Ann Coy vs. Victor M. Cisneros, review; remand from docket.
    Kevin Scott Jackson vs. Martha Gale Jackson, review; decree entered.
    Cindy A. Lawrence vs. Richard K. Jones, motion hour; (motion for temporary custody), order entered.
    Stacey Michelle Wagoner vs. Darrin Edward Wagoner, review; decree entered.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • 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.
    Accident Reports
    Feb. 24 – At 6:55 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on US 62 W. Virginia Faulkner struck a deer.
    March 1 – At 9:10 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported. Rick Aburto was traveling east on KY 32 West when he collided with McKennzie Wells in a curve.
    Case Reports