Today's News

  • Park activities should be moved to Flat Run Veterans

    To the editor:

    This is a first for me - a letter to the editor - but there’s something I need to say to our city and county officials after the last flood. I’m very proud of the job that our current recreation director, Rick Chasteen, has and is doing at River Road Park. However, we’re still at River Road Park and not moving very fast, if at all, to the new park we have on Oddville Avenue. Let’s do what’s best for the kids and residents of the county - move to the new park and empty space we have there.

  • Berry Festival is scheduled for June 5; volunteers needed

    To the editor:

    I want to thank everyone who has made a contribution of any kind to the Berry Festival, which is scheduled for June 5, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Without the support of friends and businesses around the county, we would not be able to have our festival each year.

  • Citizen should have the right to sell flowers in town

    To the editor:

    I’m wondering what has happened to our town. My caretaker, Angie Dawson grows flowers and sells hanging baskets. She had been trained with the Farmers Market, but did not want to sell at the park this year, so she went to the Mayor and County Judge and purchased her license to sell here in town.

  • No help for working people

    To the editor:

    I would like to address the problem that working people have when it come to getting any kind of government help.

  • Journey Medical Mission thanks the community

    To the editor:

  • Beta Club sponsors Kayla Poteet memorial scholarship

    To the editor:

    Harrison County High School National Beta Club chapter is in need of your assistance in providing a memorial scholarship in honor of a late classmate. Kayla Poteet’s young life ended tragically her junior year, in an automobile accident, devastating her classmates, school and community.

  • Church briefs


    June  8 - Webber-McDaniel Circle, 7 p.m. with  Betty Smith as hostess. The program will be by Dava Rice.

    June 14 - Circle of Sisters, 6:30 p.m. at the church. Hostess will be Becky Paynter, and the program will be presented by Betty Hayes.

    June 16 - Rees-Lebus Group will meet at 1 p.m. at Biancke’s.



  • Harrison County Circuit Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding May 18, 2010


    Taylor, Bean and Whitaker Mortgage Corp. vs. Timothy Philpot, motion hour; (motion confirming sale, taking credit, ordering deed), motion granted, order entered.

    Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs. Donnie W. Sandlin, motion hour; motion to transfer granted.

    Forcht Bank NA vs. Albert Collins, motion hour; (motion confirming sale, taking credit, ordering deed), motion granted, order entered.

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge William D. Probus

    presiding May 17, 2010


    In re: Terry Berry, other hearing; name change, not resident of Harrison County, Ky., denied.


    Randy Northcutt vs. Priscilla Gary, court trial; forcible detainer sustained, to vacate premises by May 24.

    Randy Northcutt vs. Jennifer Mancini, court trial; forcible detainer sustained, to vacate premises by May 24.

    Crescent Bank and Trust vs. Barbara Turner, motion hour; default judgment for plaintiff.

  • Track team ends regular season, points to Region 4 meet

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds track squads ended the regular season Thursday on the Hilltop with very good performances and look now to improve on this effort Saturday in the Region 4 meet. 

    The Thorobreds finished second of eight teams Thursday trailing only powerful Scott County. En route to this impressive performance, the Breds had five first place performances and five seconds. 

    Harrison County dominated the relays winning the 800m relay and finishing second in the 3200m relay and the 400m relay.