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    THURSDAY, April 5
    Harrison County Community Health Fair will be held April 5 at Harrison County Middle School from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. for free screenings and tests, including checks for cholesterol and blood glucose. Male participants can receive free PSA tests to screen for prostate cancer.

  • Tennis team sweeps Bourbon Co., girls 2-0 before spring break

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County tennis team had its last match before the Spring Break recess, Tuesday at Bourbon County. The Fillies remained undefeated as a team for the season and the Thorobreds won their first team match over the Colonels.  Both teams won 3-2.

  • Workman-Wiggins to marry Saturday

    Andrew Lester Wiggins and Samantha Jane Workman announces their engagement and upcoming wedding.
    Wiggins is the son of Marty and Patty Wiggins. He is the grandson of John T. and Sherry Wiggins and the late Charles and Peggy Carson.
    Workman is the daughter of Anthony Lizer and Laverne Workman. She was raised and cared for by Vickie Lizer and Dorothy Hopkins.
    The wedding will take place in Gatlinburg, Tenn. in the Chapel at the Park on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Formal invitations have been sent.

  • Sen. Steve West’s legislative update

    The 2018 Session is quickly winding down as Thursday, March 29, marked Day 57 of the 60-day budget session. Budget negotiations are continuing with positive results, and the Senate gaveled in for two days to pass a number of bills including some aimed at helping our first responders and their families. Although the amount of days left is shortening, the days in the Capitol are getting longer as we prepare to pass the Commonwealth’s two-year budget.

  • Raised beds for vegetables

    One dilemma facing many aspiring vegetable gardeners is sub-prime soil, shall we say. Compacted, clayey soil is not uncommon in Kentuckiana but it is especially common in newer developments.  
    One way to off-set the problem is to employ a system of raised beds.  
    Raised beds are practical for many reasons and they are not just for the clay-challenged. Practical because you do not have to till, dig, double dig or battle clay in a raised bed.  
    The soil has been added by you so it is as good as you want it to be.  

  • Viewpoint

    Much has been written and much has been said about the actions of the General Assembly late last week and early this week, concerning both pension reform and the unveiling of the new state budget, complete with a new tax overhaul.
    Most of it has been vindictive and confrontational. Nothing the Republican controlled General Assembly says or does will pacify those dyed-in-the-wool Democrats.

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  • Northside Elementary to present Seussical the Musical April 20, 21

    Seussical the Musical will be presented by the Northside Elementary Drama Club on April 20 at 6 p.m. This is a dinner theater performance. Tickets will be on sale beginning April 9 and will end on April 16. Tickets are $5. A second performance will be held on Saturday, April 21 at 11 a.m. Tickets on Saturday will be sold at the door for $1 each.

  • Identity Theft Program hosted by Harrison Co. Extension Office and Kentucky Bank

    Harrison County Extension Homemakers Management and Safety committee and Kentucky Bank co-sponsored an Identity Theft program on March 20. Committee Chairman Anita Mitchell welcomed 87 citizens, who braved inclement weather to attend the meeting at the Harrison County Extension Office. A meal was prepared by the Harrison County Beef Cattle Association.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Hunter Dawson Jordan, Feb. 21, son of Robert and Cassie Jordan; Dane Alexander Ransom, Nov. 19, son of Tiffany Bruin and Martin Ransom; Jack Landren Willhoit, Feb. 7, son of James and Jenny Willhoit.