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Today's News

  • BankTrust Financial announces merger with Ohio Valley

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The statuesque red-brick building at the corner of Pike and Walnut streets was for years the home of Harrison Deposit Bank.

  • Team Ropin'
  • Bay Horse Innovations is newest industry to Business Park

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Bay Horse Innovations, the latest manufacturer to set down roots in Harrison County, is further proof that a company doesn’t need to be huge to be international.

  • 45th annual Burley Belles looks to have large field

    Although there is still more than two weeks before the event, the 45th annual Burley Belles field promises to be one of the best in some time.  
    This year was scheduled to be the 46th annual, but last year’s rain caused the cancellation of the event and since “not one ball was struck” this will be the 45th Burley Belles outing.  
    The tournament begins with practice rounds on Thursday, July 24, with the competition starting early on Friday, July 25, and concluding on Saturday.  

  • Who are the real heroes?

    This July 4th was the 75th Anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s famous “Luckiest Man” speech given at Yankee Stadium two weeks after he retired from baseball.  
    The disease, known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, which is actually amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) had made it so he could no longer play. He was thanking the fans for their support through his career and with the disease which would soon take his life.
    The speech was replayed many times over last weekend and the designation of hero was placed on the late Yankee first baseman.  

  • Rays in Coach Pitch, Yankees in T-Ball finish undefeated seasons

    The Yankees of the T-Ball League won two one-run games in the tournament to finish with a 17-0 record for the year including three wins in the tournament.  
    The Yankees defeated the Reds 18-8 in the first tournament game but then were challenged in a very severe way by the Orioles and then the Braves in the championship.  
    They defeated the Orioles 20-19 and the Braves 19-18 to round out their perfect season.
    The Giants finished second in the regular season followed by the Braves, the Orioles, Blue Jays, Pirates, Cardinals and the Reds.

  • No escape from God's forgiveness

     I was the youngest camper on my first day of camp in the first grade.
    There was a giant hornets’ nest hanging off the bath house of the boys’ cabins. From a distance, the boys were each taking turns throwing rocks to knock it down.

  • Sports beat

    Golf tryouts will be in July
    Harrison County golf coach Jason Crisp has announced the dates for both the boys’ team tryouts and the girls’ golf team sign ups. In both cases an up-to-date physical has to be with the participant at the tryouts or sign up.  
    The Thorobreds golf team tryouts will be held Thursday, July 17, at 7:45 a.m. at the Cynthiana Country Club. The format will be an 18-hole tryout with no more than a 10-member team selected.  

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