Today's News

  • Stephens couple celebrate 60th anniversary
  • Woman’s Club holds November luncheon

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Nov. 14 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for its monthly luncheon.  
    President Anna Ruth McLoney presided over the event. After welcoming members and guests, McLoney requested that a moment of silence be observed to commemorate Veterans’ Day and to honor those past and present who serve and sacrifice for freedom.  
    She led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    Bonnie Teater offered the blessing of the meal. The luncheon was prepared and served by local caterer Layne Tussey.  

  • MCTC/Licking Valley Campus Workforce Solutions offering painting class Dec. 6

    Bet you don’t know you can create a beautiful oil painting. In fact, if asked most of us would say we could not do this. But you can.
    MCTC/Licking Valley Campus Workforce Solutions is offering a painting class on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 2-4:30 p.m. in Harrison Square that will do this very thing. It is amazing,  Dianne Young, artist residing in Millersburg, Ky., teaches the class and the results are beautiful, every time. What a gift this would make that person who is hard to buy for. The cost of the class is $25.

  • Westside Kindergarten Thanksgiving
  • Rohs Opening Night Pictures
  • Darnell to compete in annual Championship Tractor Pull

    Former grand champions and a record number of women drivers will highlight the 47th annual Championship Tractor Pull sponsored by Syngenta. More than 70,000 fans will return to Freedom Hall Feb. 11-14 for the invitation-only four-day event. Held in conjunction with the 50th annual National Farm Machinery Show, the nation’s best drivers will compete for the Grand Champion title and a share of the $250,000 prize money.

  • A representative’s Thanksgiving wish to his community

    This week, as extended family returns home and we prepare for the upcoming holiday season, I wish you a happy Thanksgiving.
    We are now just seven years away from the 400th anniversary of the famous feast enjoyed by the Pilgrims and the Native Americans who helped them weather especially tough times.

  • Bowlers tackle ambitious schedule with only 4 seniors

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Coaches Petey Reynolds, Dennis Hyatt and Frazier Fryman have two seniors on each the Thorobreds and Fillies bowling teams but that didn’t stop them from scheduling a tough season for their squads.  Hyatt and Fryman work mainly with the Fillies while Reynolds handles the Thorobreds.  

  • Why even bother with a tournament?

    Last Thursday the Harrison County Middle School sixth grade team jumped ahead at the half by a 17-0 score over Powell County. At the end of the first quarter I turned to the lady sitting next to me and said, “If they were really concerned about school work, they would stop this game and start the next one. That way the kids could get home at a reasonable hour on a school night. After all, Powell County will not score 10 points for the whole game.”

  • HCMS Colts play at Powell County, host Bourbon Co.

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The Harrison County eighth grade Colts remained undefeated after playing Powell and Bourbon counties last week.
    The Harrison County Middle School teams played at Powell County on Thursday and hosted Bourbon County on Monday night.
    The seventh grade team remained winless and the sixth grade posted an even record for the year.
    The sixth grade made quick and easy work of Powell County on Thursday, jumping out to a 17-0 halftime score and breezing to a 29-8 win.