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Today's News

  • Berry couple escape burning home last Thursday morning

    Electrical issues was the contributing factor to a Thursday morning fire in Berry.

    Berry, which has seen its fair share of fires in the past few years, caught a lucky break when firefighters were able to limit the amount of damage to a Second Street Berry home.

  • Thorobreds trap Bearcats 5-2

    BHarrison County improved its 2013 baseball record to 18-5 on Thursday as they defeated Anderson County’s Bearcats 5-2 in a game on the Hilltop.  
    The Bearcats (7-16) trailed throughout the game as senior hurler Jordan Martin held them to four hits in his six innings of work.  
    Anderson County scored both of its runs in the top of the seventh off relief pitcher Gus Garrison, who gave up a home run to junior lead off hitter Brandon Eliadis after he had walked pinch hitter Christian Shepherd.

  • Breds runners up, Fillies 5th in Regional Track Meet

    “We finished region champs last year and runners up this, and I am extremely proud of this group of athletes,” said Thorobreds Track Coach Robert Walker. “Considering the people we lost to graduation and those that fell by the wayside this year this group showed a lot of heart. We had people who were injured competing and giving their all.”

  • Fillies end regular season with region rivals, tough Lexington games

    The Harrison County Fillies are closing out the regular season with a mixture of district and region rivals and some tough games in Lexington.
    Coach Christine Garnett’s Fillies began the prelude to the season with a Thursday game with district opponent Pendleton County at Shirley Field in the annual Cancer Awareness Game.  
    It was a four-inning affair with the Fillies banging out 14 hits and 15 runs in their four at bats.  
    Senior Ashley Coppage was four-for-four to lead the Harrison County attack.  

  • Sports camps planned for summer

    The Harrison County High School coaches have a busy summer planned for the up and coming athletes of the area as they have planned camps beginning in May and going throughout the summer.  
    The girls start first with the Fillies Basketball Camp that begins on Thursday, May 29, and continues through the week ending on Friday, May 31.  
    This camp is for girls grades 1 through 8 and will be held at the high school gym. Cost is $35 per camper with daily times from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  • This is what bedtime stories are made of

    I try to get home at night in time to tell my two youngest grandchildren a bedtime story.  
    This time of year when I umpire a lot and other times when I am working and traveling, I don’t get home to tell one but many nights I do.  
    My stories vary from fairy tales with my own particular spin on them or stories from when I was young as I remember them.  
    No stories about “little Jerry” or the such, but entertaining tidbits of the G or at least PG rating are what the grandchildren ask me to tell them.  

  • Archery National Competitors
  • Sports beat

    Harrison County hunter education
    class scheduled for May 20-22
    If you plan on hunting this year and haven’t taken a safe hunter education class, you need to sign up for this class.
    A safe hunter education class will be held May 20-22 at the Harrison County Extension Office. The classes are from 6-9 p.m. The 10-hour class is free, open to the public, and all materials are provided for each student. You must be nine years old or older to take the class.

  • Honor Roll

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    The St. Edward Catholic School Honor Roll for the fourth nine-weeks includes:
    First Grade - A’s
    Skylar Hatfield, Calvin Heimlich, Abigail Rion.
    A/B’s
    Ryan Cabrera, Meredith Fryman, Grace Scrudder.

    Second Grade - A/B’s
    Avery Barnes, Kaitlin Barry, Olivia Barry, Jacob Hargett, A.J. Perraut, Rylee Spence.

    Third Grade - A’s
    Sydney Furnish.
    A/B’s
    Samuel Finch, Jacob LaFleur,
    Rachel Rion, Seaanna Skinner.
    School Honors

  • Technical students inducted into honor society

    Technical schools across the nation nominate students for admission into the National Technical Honor Society.
    At Harrison ATC, only one student per program is nominated for admission to the NTHS and must meet a series of rigorous standards. Each candidate must have a 95 percent attendance rate, maintain a 3.0 grade point average, demonstrate school and community involvement, and compose a thoughtful essay describing their future career plans.