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Today's News

  • Fillies sweep Bracken tourney

    On Saturday, the Harrison County Fillies started a new winning streak and won three straight games to capture the championship trophy of the Webber Farms/Bracken County Invitational Softball Tournament.

    After having their Friday night game rained out in the six-team tournament, the Fillies beat Mason County and Scott High in pool play, before besting Simon Kenton in the title game late on Saturday night.

  • Church Briefs

    ANTIOCH MILLS

    CHRISTIAN

    On Sunday, April 19 at 7 p.m. the Choir of Mt. Mission School at Grundy, Va., will be presenting a concert.

    Third through fifth graders will be going to the Air Force Museum Saturday, April 18. Van leaves at 10 a.m. and returns at 5 p.m.  No cost, but kids need to bring lunch.

    Friday, April 24, all the ladies of all ages will be treated to a tea at 6:30 p.m. followed with entertainment by Oakland’s Joy Bound group.

  • School Menus

    April 20-24

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Biscuits, sausage, jelly, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Pancakes, sausage, syrup, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Cereal, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Sports Beat

    HCHS to host tennis tournament

    The Harrison County High School tennis teams will host an 11-team tournament on Saturday, April 25 at the HCHS Tennis Complex. There will be both boys and girls tournaments in singles and doubles with Highlands, Clark County, Montgomery County, Scott County and Paris playing in the girls tournament, along with Clark, Montgomery, Scott and Paris playing in the boys tournament.

  • Leah Maddison Haley

    Leah Maddison Haley

    Leah Maddison Haley was born to Cody and Brittany Haley of Cynthiana on March 27, 2009 at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Catrenia and Jason True of Maysville, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are Bud and Kathy Montieth.

    Paternal grandparents are Jimmie Perraut and Michael Haley of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are Linda Perraut and Diane Haley.

  • William Earl Gross

    William Earl Gross

    William Earl Gross was born to Zachary and Hannah Gross of Cynthiana on March 20, 2009. He weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz. and is welcomed by his sister, Shelby Gross.

    Maternal grandparents are Cathy and Ricky Hill of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Dennis and Sissy Hyatt, Tommy and Phyllis Hill, and Sam and Faye Feeback; maternal great-great-grandparents are Billy Williams and the late Flossie Williams, and the late Denzal and Martha Hyatt.

  • The Horse Whisperer

    Clinton Jones, 31, began riding and training horses before he was old and strong enough to lift a saddle.

    “I can’t ever remember not having horses,” said Jones. “Every summer, that’s all I did - ride horses.”

    Today, Jones trains horses at Stillwater Farm, his own farm near Berry.

    With a love of horses learned from his father Charlie, and techniques learned from another horse trainer named Clinton (Anderson), Jones said his training includes no tricks or gimmicks, but only natural horsemanship for natural excellence.

  • Harrison Co. farmers eligible for Federal disaster assistance

    Farmers in 112 counties, including Harrison County, are eligible for Federal disaster assistance, including low interest emergency (EM) loans from USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) provided eligibility requirements are met.

    On March 9 a disaster declaration for Kentucky counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe winter storms and flooding that occurred Jan. 26, 2009-Feb. 13, 2009.

    As a result of the declaration, other Kentucky counties were named as contiguous counties where eligible family farmers may qualify for FSA EM loan assistance.

  • Can you say Hakonechloa?

    For some gardeners the tactile experience of maintaining the garden is not really what they’re after.  I love the whole process but I realize that most people just want things to look good without too much fuss.

    There in lies the mission of the Perennial Plant Association’s “Plant of the Year” program. Each year industry professionals vote for what they think is an outstanding perennial. This year, the votes have been cast for Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’.

  • Christian Juan Melendez

    Christian Juan Melendez

    Christian Juan Melendez was born to Danielle Smith and Miguel Melendez of Cynthiana on Dec. 22, 2008 at St. Joseph Mount Sterling. He weighed 8 lbs. 3 oz.

    Maternal grandparents are Charlotte and Tim Smith of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandfather is David Smith.

    Paternal grandparents are Rosa and Juan Melendez of Mt. Sterling, Ky.