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Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Keith Wesley Kearns, March 15, son of Jackie and Cynthia Kearns; Austin Michael Sumpter, March 12, son of Heather Sumpter; Trystan James Thompson, March 4, son of Melissa Thompson and James Bacca.
    Harrison County High School cheerleaders capture state title in Bowling Green.

  • Asparagus a garden investment

    I am only now recovering. It has been four days since Andy and I planted out 100 asparagus crowns.  
    Planting asparagus is an investment on all accounts, time, labor, money, patience and then the big payoff, which is fresh asparagus for two months each spring right from your own garden.
    This is the second time I have a participated in an asparagus planting extravaganza (I told Andy when we were finished two times in a life time is enough for me).  

  • Harrison County Young Farmers
  • Managing legume-induced bloat in cattle

    What is Bloat? Bloat in cattle can result in lost animal performance and severe cases, death. It occurs as a result of a buildup of fermentation gases in the rumen. Bloat may be categorized as frothy bloat, which is caused by the formation of stable foam in the rumen, or free gas bloat, which is due to excessive production of gaseous compounds from fermentation or as a result of an obstruction preventing the escape of gas compounds. Legume bloat is a frothy bloat condition.

  • Harrison among Kentucky counties eligible for FSA emergency loans

    On March 9, 2012, President Obama amended disaster declaration M4057 to include seven Kentucky counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and associated flooding that occurred from Feb. 29, 2012, through March 3, 2012.

  • Enrollment reminder for DCP and other FSA programs

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director John W. McCauley reminds producers that the 2012 deadline to enroll in the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Payment (DCP) program is June 1.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding March 19, 2012
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Marcella Hill, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Joseph McCormack, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of JB Ritchie Jr., probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    LVNV Funding LLC vs. Bobby Fryman, motion hour; default judgment entered.
    World Finance Corporation vs. Amanda Owens, motion hour; default judgment entered.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding March 20, 2012
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Robert L. Richards Jr., 1954, pretrial conference; criminal possession forged instrument-second degree; guilty plea entered, 2 year sentence, pretrial diversion for 5 years.
    Jill Edmondson, 1968, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; hearing held, 2 year sentence imposed.
    Ray Yarnell, 1972, sentencing; flagrant non-support; 1 1/2 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Mark Gray, 1986, sentencing; robbery-second degree; 7 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding March 21, 2012
    CIVIL CASES
    Susan Denise Pike vs. Harold Joseph Pike Jr., review; remand from docket upon arrearage paid in full.
    Marisa Ann Ray vs. Nicholas Alexander Nicholas, motion hour;  order entered.
    Kathy C. Caswell vs. Dale W. Caswell, motion hour; motion withdrawn.
    Tracy Childers vs. Timothy Childers, review; order tendered.
    Melissa Craig vs. Wesley K. Craig, motion hour; motion passed to be re-noticed, order entered.

  • 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.
    March 17 – At 10:45 a.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 1298. Tony King struck a deer and ran off the road.
    March 18 – At 5:34 p.m., an injury accident was reported on US 62. Elizabeth Gross was traveling on US 62 when her car dropped off the side of the road causing her to over correct and drive across the oncoming lane of traffic and into a ditch where she hit a tree.