Today's News

  • Local relief effort underway for rural Alabama

    Five local agencies look to provide relief to the rural, tornado-ravaged areas of Alabama. They are calling all Harrison County citizens to help their efforts.
    Harrison County Cooperative Extension Services have organized with Farm Bureau, Harrison County Fiscal Court, Harrison Ag. Council, and Young Farmers in a joint effort to help aid the rural communities of North Western Alabama.

  • HCHS’s first physician retiring after 48 years

    After 48 years of service to the medical profession, Dr. Joe Amos Nichols has decided to retire.
    Growing up on a farm on Republican Pike, which he still owns, Nichols said he lived the typical life of a farmer’s son.
    From feeding and milking cows, to tending the fields and gardens, Nichols was active and usually found one step behind his father on the family farm.
    Nichols said he has always had a passion for life and trying to understand how it works.

  • Breds sweep Nicholas, Fleming counties to improve to 13-5

    The rain finally let up enough so the Harrison County Thorobreds could get some games in and the defending state champs took full advantage of the opportunity.  
    Thursday evening district competitor Nicholas County was the opponent for the second time this year, this time on the Hilltop.
    The results were similar to the 15-0 loss that the Bluejackets suffered at home on April 21 as the Breds took an 11-0 victory in five innings.   

  • Coaches helping other country’s teams

    Coach John Calipari has signed on to coach the Dominican Republic basketball team during the summer.  At least I think it’s the Dominican Republic and for the purpose of this article it doesn’t really make any difference because a foreign team is a foreign team.
    When basketball began as an Olympic sport and until just a few Olympics past, America dominated the game.  Even in the Cold War years the Russians had to cheat to beat us in 1972.  

  • Track teams finish 2nd at East Jessamine

    The Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies track teams are back at near full strength and it showed last Thursday as they each finished second in the East Jessamine All Comers Meet.  
    The Fillies were edged by Boyle County 73 to 70 as they were runners up in the five-team meet.  
    This meet, unlike some of the others the teams have competed in, featured teams with about the same enrollment as Harrison County.  

  • Fillies lose to Bullitt East twice in McDonald’s Classic, beat Paris

    The McDonald’s Classic softball tournament held Friday and Saturday at Shirley Field featured teams from Casey County, Paris, Bourbon County, Mason County and Bullitt East along with the host Fillies.  
    One thing for sure, Coach Christine Garnett can never be accused of setting an easy road for her team as she opened with the sixth region powerhouse Lady Chargers of Bullitt East.  

  • Sports beat

    Second annual Harrison County
    All Comers Meet this Thursday
    Harrison County will host its  annual invitational on Thursday with the All Comers Meet at the New Athletic Complex. Nine teams, including the hosts, will compete for this coveted prize of the track season.  

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