Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brynlee Reese Howard, Dec. 9, daughter of Eric and Rebecca Prather Howard.
    True Confections Cafe to open Feb. 4 at 219-3 South Walnut Street. Owners are Tonya Wiglesworth and Kim Darnell.
    Harrison County Breds’ wrestling coach Russ Riegel captures 800th win of his coaching career at the Montgomery County MTXE Future Duals.

  • French green bean, gourmet delicacy

    I have loved green beans ever since I grew ‘Tenderette’ in the fifth grade for my 4-H project at Simpsonville Elementary.  
    I still love ‘Tenderette’ but now I prefer to grow pole beans, or climbers, so I don’t have to bend over to pick. If I do grow bush beans, it will be a long row of “Tavera’ because it is a flavorful bean at any size.  
    Another great thing about pole beans is that the vertical growth is a way to maximize yield in a limited space, so consider going vertical if you have a small garden plot.

  • Museum Musings

    * Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) - “If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?”

  • Harrison County Go Red Committee plans heart disease awareness events

    February is American Heart Month, and the Harrison County Go Red for Women Committee is doing its part to raise awareness of heart disease in women. This year marks the 14th anniversary of the national heart disease awareness campaign.
    Fourteen years ago, the American Heart Association discovered that heart disease killed more women than men. Based on these findings, the AHA formed Go Red For Women, a campaign to bring awareness of heart disease through education. Accomplishments of the 14-year campaign include:

  • Eagle Scout
  • HCHS Academic Team has successful district competition

    Last weekend, the Harrison County High School Academic Team competed in the 39th District Governor’s Cup Competition. The team took home the overall runner-up trophy and the first place prize in the quick recall division.

  • Academia

    Emma Darnell of Cynthiana has been named to the Kentucky Wesleyan College  fall 2017 Dean’s List.
    To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must attain a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale while carrying a minimum of 12 semester hours.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 5-9
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Bacon and toast or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Biscuit and gravy or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Sausage, egg and cheese slider or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Pancakes or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Rep. Hart-sponsored bill presented by Scott County student to address seizure action plans in schools

    House Bill 147, sponsored by Rep. Mark Hart, has unanimously cleared the House Education Committee and now heads to the House Floor. The legislation, known as the ‘Lindsey Crunk Act,’ requires any parent or guardian of a student diagnosed with a seizure disorder to develop a ‘seizure action plan’ with school administrators, in an effort to save lives in the event of a medical emergency.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle/Solution

    1. Nerds
    6. *Dad’s Valentine
    9. *Seal with a kiss and do this
    13. Marconi’s wireless telegraphy
    14. Nightcap rocks
    15. Relish tastebuds’ sensation
    16. Fervor
    17. “Le ____ des cygnes”
    18. Togetherness
    19. *Botanical Valentine’s Day gift, pl.
    21. *Romantic taper
    23. *Princess Jasmine’s love interest
    24. Per person
    25. Rub-a-dub-____
    28. Distressed cry
    30. Asphalt alternative