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Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Olivea Jo Coffey, April 1, daughter of Brittany Jo Lewis and Cody Douglas Coffey; Makayla Rees Pierce, March 23, daughter of Jamie and Larry Pierce Jr.
    Jim Schmidt to return as principal at the Harrison County High School.
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Museum grand opening celebration will be held May 11-12 at its new location in the old Rohs Theatre building on Walnut Street.

  • Celebrating 90 years

    Celebrating 90 years
    Frances Cox celebrated her 90th birthday with friends and family at her home on Sunday, April 30.
    We extend a sincere thank you for all who came, enjoying refreshments and fellowship and making this birthdy a most memorable occasion for Frances.
    Her advice for a long life is, always keep God in your heart and He will guide you to great friends and a healthy life.

  • Pruning spring flowering shrubs

    June 1 is the official cut off that marks the difference between a spring bloomer and a summer bloomer.
    Does it matter that you know? Yes, if you want to properly prune because pruning after June 1 could result in no blooms next year.
    This spring was a great one for spring bloomers: lilacs, viburnums, azaleas, rhododendrons and many others were all able to do their thing without a major frost or freeze here at the farm.   

  • Extension Homemakers to hold annual meeting on May 22

    “Winning with Harrison County Extension Homemakers” is the theme for the 71st annual Meeting for the Harrison County Extension Homemakers. The meeting will be held on Monday, May 22, at 6:30 p.m.   The cost is $12 with the registration deadline of May 12.    Tickets can be purchased at the Harrison County Extension Office. All homemakers and interested individuals are invited to attend.

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Request to Geico, e.g.
    6. Short for oftentimes
    9. Plague carrier
    13. *Like a plant in Zone 2
    14. Column’s counterpart
    15. Exclude
    16. *More bitterly cold
    17. Computer-generated imagery
    18. One of Florida Keys
    19. *Fahrenheit alternative
    21. Nanking cotton
    23. Make weblike fabric
    24. Giant Himalayan
    25. Geological time period
    28. Russian parliament
    30. Join the military
    35. 100-meter ____
    37. One in a million

  • School Menus

    May 8-12
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Scrambled egg patty and biscuit or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Mini cinnis or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Colts soccer loses close match to LCA, ties McNabb

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Middle School Colts faced one of the top teams in the region on Tuesday when Lexington Christian Academy came to the Hilltop for an Eighth Grade Night match.  
    LCA is the number one-seeded team in the Bluegrass Conference and Harrison County was a decided underdog.   However, with a valiant effort from the entire squad the Colts lost by a narrow 1-0 score.

  • Central Shaolin Martial Arts
  • KHSAA State Archery Tournament