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Today's News

  • Kentucky Agricultural Development Board invests $75,000 in Harrison Co.

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board approves the Harrison County Extension District Board for $50,000 in state and $25,000 in Harrison County Agricultural Development Funds for the construction of a farmers’ market pavilion at the market’s current location.

    The goal of this project is to attract more vendors to the farmers market by providing a set location for the market.  Currently, the market runs from April 1 through Oct. 31 and has 25 producer members.

  • VolleyFills claim tournament victory

    The Harrison County High School volleyball team is on something of a roll.

    On Saturday, the Fillies swept six straight matches and captured their third Dink Scott Memorial Volleyball Tournament at Montgomery County High School.          

    Harrison County won this same tournament in 2004 and 2007 and finished as runner-up in 2005 and 2006.

  • Museum Musings

    *Banneker School Librarian, June 1929 - “Restaurant - Regular Meals, Short Orders, Ice Cold Drinks - ‘Eat Here and Be Happy’ - Elon VanHook, Bridge Street, Phone 184.”

  • Boys’ soccer lands first win

    The bus ride home from Walton-Verona on Tuesday night was a happy one for the Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team.

    After playing several quality teams close, but still falling short, the Breds notched their first victory of the season on Tuesday night, coming from behind to defeat Walton-Verona, 2-1.

    The Bearcats scored the lone goal in the first half to take a 1-0 lead to intermission.

    Ten minutes into the second half, Jonathan Noble scored a goal to knot the score, then 5 minutes later Kaleb Mattox gave the Breds the lead.

  • Nod for golf carts on city streets gets closer

    Cynthiana motorists will soon share their city streets.

    At Tuesday evening’s city commission meeting, commissioners approved the first reading of an ordinance  allowing golf carts on certain city streets.

    Commissioner Amanda Moore cautioned citizens that the commission’s approval of the first reading of the resolution doesn’t immediately allow golf carts to be driven on streets.

    “It still has to be passed and publicized before that ordinance takes effect,” Moore said.

  • Shuttle service available for Sept. 18 football game

    A shuttle service will be available for the Harrison County - Covington Scott varsity football game beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 18, at the New Harrison County Athletic Complex.

    A shuttle bus will be located at the drive between Ingles Stadium and the Harrison County High School student parking lot. Shuttle service will begin at 6:45 p.m. The shuttle will leave every 15 minutes taking patrons to the athletic complex. The final bus prior to game time is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

  • HOSA hosts annual blood drive

    More than four million Americans will need a blood transfusion this year.

    On Sept. 4, Harrison County HOSA hosted the annual Kentucky Blood Center blood drive. Harrison County Beta Club organized and sponsored the event. Approximately 35 units of blood were collected from student and staff volunteers.

  • Church Briefs

    ANTIOCH MILLS CHRISTIAN CHURCH

    Antioch Mills Christian Church invites all ladies to stop in Friday, Sept. 25, 6-9 p.m., for a relaxing evening of shopping and socializing with your friends … jewelry, candles, purses, makeup, cooking, home decorating, and much more. 

    Drawings and door prizes will be held throughout the night.

    Everyone is welcome.

    COLEMANSVILLE CHRISTIAN CHURCH

  • HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Robert McGinnis

    presiding Aug. 31, 2009

    CRIMINAL CASE

    James Bandy, 1948, sentencing; sexual abuse-first degree (victim under 12 years of age) - 10 years in jail; attempt sodomy-first degree (victim under 12 years of age), 2 counts attempt rape-first degree (victim under 12 years of age) - 15 years; bribing a witness - 5 years; unlawful transaction with minor-first degree Ill controlled substance (under 16) - 15 years; sodomy-second degree - 10 years; incest - 15 years; all concurrently, probation denied.

  • Tri County Lumber expands business

    Born and raised on a dairy farm, Abner Freeman said he never thought he would be building pole barns and selling lumber.

    Freeman’s business, Tri County Lumber has expanded from one employee to 15, and recently moved into its larger, new facility in June.

    Freeman said the new facility allows him to sell hardware and tools, in addition to electrical and plumbing supplies, lumber for house framing, pole barn construction, metal and metal roofing services.

    Tri County Lumber, Freeman said, is now a one-shop stop for those in the construction business.