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Today's News

  • Honor Roll

    EASTside HONOR ROLL
    The Eastside Elementary Honor Roll for the first term includes:
    Fourth Grade
    Elizabeth Allison, Havien Beemer, Caylin Bryant, Dawson Childress, Jacob Cook, Ava Craig, Emily Crowther, Logan Cummins, Alec Davisson, Vincent Ferguson, Anna Garrison, Brandon Hess, Lukas Hunt, James Johnson, Madalynn Jones, Amber Kern, Haley Kiskaden, Jessalyn Kuntz, Benjamin Lemmings, Hunter Linville, Caden Maners, Andrew Nickerson, Dakota Roberts, Kennedy Sumpter, Gracie Wyatt.

    Fifth Grade

  • Citizens give praise for Berry Data Center success

    A special Harrison County Fiscal Court meeting was held in Berry on Tuesday, Oct. 23.
    During the special meeting citizens of Berry were given the opportunity to give praises and concerns to the fiscal court.
    Several citizens gave thanks for the continued support of the Harrison County Fiscal Court in funding the Berry Data Center.
    The citizens informed the court that several children and young adults are able to use the resources for school work and various types of social media.

  • PSC opens case to look at Smart Grid and Smart Meters

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has initiated an administrative proceeding to consider the implementation of “Smart Grid” technologies, including smart meters, and electric prices that are tied to the time of usage.
    In an order issued today, the PSC said the proceeding would examine “all aspects” of smart grid technologies, including implementation costs, technical issues and societal impacts.

  • Fall forest fire season runs Oct. 1-Dec. 15

    The Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) is once again preparing for an active wildfire season as lack of rain this summer and increased fuel loads from spring storms could pose problems for fighting fires.

  • 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.

    Oct. 14 – At 5:45 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on KY 392. Charles Marshall was traveling on KY 392 when he crossed the middle line and side swipped a vehicle driven by Marion Mitchell. According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Marshall left the scene and was later found at First Stop on Pleasant Street.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Oct. 16, 2012
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Christopher Brown, 1987, sentencing; first degree possession of controlled substance (cocaine) first offense; 2 year sentence, probated for 5 years.

  • New Drivers

    Gabrielle Yazell, Samantha Lynn Hailey, Megan Bryant, Elizabeth Ashley Works, Christian Smith, Taylor Campbell, Erinn Marie Ray, Madison Brooke Dixon, Matthew Holland, Brian Kimbrell.

  • FSA County Committee voting to begin Nov. 5

    The Kentucky Farm Service Agency says ballots for the 2012 FSA county committee elections will be mailed to eligible voters on Nov. 5. State FSA Executive Director John McCauley says FSA county committee allows producers to make important decisions concerning the local administration of federal farm programs.
    “I urge all eligible farmers and producers, especially minorities and women, to get involved in their communities by voting in this year’s elections,” McCauley says.

  • Indian summer unfolding this autumn

    I heard the weather man mention Indian summer last night and it got me thinking about this old print my father had hanging in his office.  
    The two images were of a young man and his grandfather around a small bonfire; as the scene turns to night the smoke that arose from the fire reveals an image of dancing American Indians, the hay stacks in the distance become teepees and the verse that accompanies the print reads like a tale from a not so enlightened time: “Yep, sonny, this is sure enough Injun summer. Don’t know what that is, I reckon, do you?”

  • Resurfacing project begins Tuesday

    Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 23, a resurfacing project will begin on portions of KY 356 (White Oak Pike), KY 982 (Edgewater-New Lair Pike) and KY 1032 (Colmansville Ridge-Berry Kelat Road)  in which traffic may be restricted to a single lane during daytime paving operations. Delays are possible. Watch for flaggers as well as trucks entering and leaving the highway. This resurfacing project is expected to be complete by Oct. 31.