Today's News

  • Reunions

    The descendents of James, John and Will Courtney will hold their annual reunion Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Pleasant Green Church fellowship hall. All you need bring is family, friends and food.
    We will no longer have the White Elephant sale. The potluck meal will begin at 12 p.m.
    Any questions contact Carol at 859-234-1903, Joyce at 859-234-1870, Diane at 859-588-0937, or Judy at 859-234-9486. Hope to see some new faces.

    HCHS CLASS OF 1964

  • It’s apple harvest time in Kentucky

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension agent for Horticulture
    September and October is a busy time for Kentucky’s apple growers. Hopefully they’ve chosen the varieties resistant to as many diseases as possible. Ripening times vary from year to year depending on the weather. If apples have coddling moth damage, they will drop up to two weeks before the crop is ripe.

  • Realyn Abigail Johnson

    Realyn Abigail Johnson was born to Hunter Johnson and Macy Johnson of Cynthiana on Aug. 24, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Rhonda Eckler and John Eckler of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Danny Eckler, Judy White, Sharlet Cheek and Jackie Cheek.
    Paternal grandparents are Anita Johnson and Brian Johnson of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Garry Johnson, Barb Johnson, Billie Hunter and Raymond Hunter.

  • United Methodist Women holds annual county-wide meeting; Hiday to host October gathering

    The annual county-wide meeting of the United Methodist Women was held at the First United Methodist Church in the Sidney Haviland Room on Thursday night, Sept. 7.
    The speaker was John Hodge, chairman, of the Salvation Army. He and his wife Laura were welcomed.

  • Homecoming Court
  • Golfers compete at Eagle Creek, Fillies shoot past Lady Cats Monday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County golf teams competed in the Grant County Invitational at Eagle Creek on Saturday with the Fillies finishing ninth and the Thorobreds tied for 13th at the day’s end.  
    St. Henry won the 15-team girls’ tournament with a team total of 358 followed by Collins with 371 and Lakota West (OH) 374.  The Fillies ninth place finish was a 460 total.  

  • KY-051 looking to establish dominance in Marksmanship

    Last year, was a learning year for Harrison County High School’s marksmanship team.
    The program, an extracurricular activity offered through the school’s Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) program, will begin its second year in 2017-18. They were invited to join an area marksmanship league of three other teams: George Rogers Clark, Madison Southern and Madison Central High Schools.

  • Soccer Fillies win two big matches, face Franklin County Monday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Fillies soccer team improved to 5-2-3 with wins at Paris and Conner last week.  Wednesday night the Fillies beat Paris (0-9-1) by a 4-0 score.  Six of the Lady Hounds nine losses have been by the 4-0 score.  
    Wednesday was a cold, damp and drizzling night but the Fillies warmed to the task.  In the first half, they had 25 shots on goal while the Lady Hounds managed only one.  

  • Volleyball Fillies win Dink Scott Tournament, three other dual matches

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County High School Fillies volleyball team boosted its record to 23-0 by winning three dual matches and the Dink Scott Memorial Tournament in Mt. Sterling Saturday.  
    In the Dink Scott Tournament, the Fillies beat George Rogers Clark (8-8) 21-14, 21-16; Grant Co. (8-11) 21-15, 21-6; Bath Co. (4-17) 21-12, 21-8 and Fleming Co. (11-11) 25-10, 25-9 in pool play.  

  • Big morning on the Hilltop, but some were missing

    I thought that the Harrison County basketball community would be excited. This was an opportunity that few rural high school basketball programs have a shot at and one that will not come around often, if ever again.  
    Maybe I am naïve, a dreamer, or have my sights set too high. No, I don’t think so!  
    What am I going on about?  Last Saturday morning’s basketball clinic held by Northern Kentucky University head basketball coach Camryn Whitaker, her staff and all her players on the Hilltop for girls’ grades K-8.