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Today's News

  • Tennis, basketball awards announced

     The Harrison County High School tennis teams had their end-of-season awards banquet on Friday night.              

    Co-coaches Betsy Clyde and Phyloss Ross handed out several awards to the Fillies and Thorobreds.

    The Bred Award and Fillie Award were voted on by team members and went to the boy and girl player who best exemplified qualities of leadership, sportsmanship and team play. Miranda Turk received the award for the girls while Ross Smith and Cody Landrum shared the award for the boys.

  • Charlie Company and families deserve community’s thanks

    On Saturday, friends, families and Harrison County gathered to do something much needed - thank those men and women who had served in the 201st Engineer Battalion.

    “And now I get to say something I’ve been waiting a long time to say... welcome home 201st,” Judge Executive Alex Barnett said, among applause, to the Charlie Company at Saturday’s awards ceremony held at Harrison County Middle School. “Your return home was a long anticipated one by your friends, your family and your community... You are a true hero.”

  • HCATC students win video award

    Harrison County Area Technology Center was one of 18 schools from across northern Kentucky that participated in the Gateway Community and Technical College podcast and video competition.

  • Academic Briefs

    AMMERMAN

    Shannan Lee Ammerman graduated from Morehead State University with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree on May 9.

    She is the daughter of Gary Lee Ammerman of Paris and the late Karen Ammerman, and the granddaughter of Mattie Ammerman of Paris and the late Givens Ammerman, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Paige of Frankfort.

    CUMMINS

    Will Cummins has been accepted and received a scholarship to attend Nashville Auto Diesel College in Nashville, Tenn.

  • Engagements

    •Sara Owen and Elia Pecorari, will wed in Lucca, Italy this summer.

    •Julie Hall Wiley and Justin Adam Rayborn will marry at Cynthiana Christian Church on July 25.

  • Sutton Ann Koch

    Sutton Ann Koch

     

    Sutton Ann Koch was born to Charles and Katie Koch on April 27, 2009 at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington, Ky.

     

    She weighed 8 lbs. 12 oz.

     

    Maternal grandparents are Stephen and Ann (Gorey) Northam  of Jeffersonville, Ind.

     

    Paternal grandparents are Gus and Theresa Koch of Paris, Ky.; paternal great-grandmother is Amelia Koch of Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Church Briefs

    BOYERS CHAPEL

    Vacation Bible School

    Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy learning, singing, crafts and recreation at Camp E.D.G.E. at Boyers Chapel Methodist Church. VBS will be held June 10, 17, 24, and July 1 and 8 from 6-8 p.m. All age groups are welcome to attend including adults.

    There will be a potluck dinner on Sunday, June 7 to kickoff the event. Pastor is Barry Holland.

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN

    Vacation Bible School

  • Texting, it's not just for kids

    I’ve hit a milestone in my life. Although I turned 50 last spring, that’s not it. It’s not a landmark wedding anniversary or work anniversary.

    I, “Techno No”, am a txtr.

    I don’t text while I’m driving... I have a hard enough time doing it sitting still. But, in an effort to keep communications open with my children, I had to do something.

    My eldest is beyond the texting. She’ll still send a message occasionally. One recent message admonished me for not wearing my glasses when I sent her a message.

  • Extreme Makeover Homes built for free, but expensive to owners

    To the editor:

    As for the Hassall house being a gift, I wonder, does it show us that we should watch what we wish and ask for? You just may get it and find that you have a very big white elephant on your hands.

    Ty Pennington and his crews go into a town and tear down, rather than fix up, and put up a house that is unrealistic for the people who will live in it. Plus, some are in neighborhoods that they don’t fit in.

  • ‘Gone With The Wind’ shown at Rohs Saturday

    ‘Gone With The Wind’ is a giant of a movie.  For almost seven decades—December 15th will mark the 70th anniversary of its premiere - it has remained a favorite,  never losing popularity, never growing dated, never disappearing from the public’s imagination.  In 1939, buzz about the movie swirled about the country for months as fans of Margaret Mitchell’s successful novel awaited the film release...