Today's News

  • Property Transfers


    Joel Thomas Traylor and Tammy Jean Traylor to Victor J. Donohue and Frances Donohue, 3 Tracts in Harrison County: Tract 1- Lot 9, 4.070 acres; Tract 2- Lot 14, 24.806 acres; Tract 3- Lot 11, 2.806 acres; $45,000.

    Lana J. Ledford, Donna Knipp and Chester Knipp, Jerry Ledford, Wesley Ledford, James Ledford and Marita Hite, Wanda Pergram and Ronald Jeffrey Pergram, Barbara Butcher and Freddie D. Butcher to Benjamin L. Northcutt and Mattie J. Northcutt, 64.23 acres on Robinson Pike, $175,000.

  • Rollercoaster of wet, cool, dry and hot

    According to our weather forecasters, it looks like we are getting ready for another swing in our weather. 

    The cool, wet weather pattern was great for my peas, greens and potatoes, but I am starting to think maybe I should have waited one more week before putting the tomatoes and peppers out. 

    Our rollercoaster ride from hot and dry to cool and wet and back again is good news for some and bad for others.

    So how do precipitation and temperature affect plants? Well, in every way possible.

  • Producers reminded of approaching deadline for ACRE, DCP

    Farmers and landowners are reminded that they have until Tuesday, June 1, 2010, to sign up for the 2010 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program and the Average Crop Revenue Election Program. More than 75 percent of an expected 1.7 million farms have already enrolled.

    Producers must be aware of these deadlines and take action. Farmers and landowners must enroll their eligible farms no later than June 1, 2010, to take advantage of these important programs. USDA calculates DCP payments using base acres and payment yields established for each farm.

  • Harrison County Family Court


    Judge Barbara Paul

    presiding April 21, 2010


    Johnell Tillery vs. Dennis Lewis Tillery, motion hour; (motion to transfer), order to transfer entered.

    Stephanie Vinson vs. Charles Vinson, motion hour; (motion to transfer); order to transfer entered.

    Jennifer Ruth Cracraft vs. Garry Glenn Cracraft, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.

    William C. Jett vs. Margaret Laverne Jett, motion hour; testimony taken, decree entered.

  • Breds enter district with 16-game win streak

    The last time Harrison County lost a baseball game was April 19 at home against Scott High. 

    Since that time, the 28-4 Breds have won 16 in a row and look to add another district championship this week to the many they have already won. 

    An away game on Wednesday at Clark County and senior night on the Hilltop Thursday night closed out the regular season. 

    The Cardinals, who feature the second best record in the 10th Region, were on a two-game losing record coming into the game at 26-7 for the year.

  • CSP signup deadline is June 11

    Harrison County landowners still have time to sign up for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) at their local Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) office but the deadline for getting signed up for the second CSP ranking period is quickly approaching. According to NRCS District Conservationist Richard Bowling, now is the time for landowners and producers who have considered applying for CSP to get signed up and submit documentation. USDA has announced the national cutoff date for CSP is June 11, which requires landowners submit applications quickly.

  • Reunions


    The Anness family reunion will be held Sunday, June 6. A potluck lunch will be served at noon at Northside Elementary School. All family and friends are invited to attend.


    Joseph and Lydia Fleming Cummins were married in Bourbon County, Ky. in 1793 and lived at Antioch Mills in what is now Harrison County, Ky. They had 13 children and 140 grandchildren.  Eight of the children went to Illinois in early 1800s and the other five stayed in Kentucky. Anyone with Cummins family connections is invited to attend.

  • Tennis wraps up season with regional matches

    The Harrison County tennis teams finished up the season with first round wins and second round losses in the regional last week. 

    The boys’ singles had the Smith brothers, Charlie and Ross, each win a match and lose one. 

    Ross, by virtue of the draw, had a first round bye, won the second round 6-0, 6-0, but lost in the third round to the No. 2 overall seed Freyberger of Highlands.

  • Sports Beat

    Hot Shots soccer tryouts

    The Hot Shots will be having tryouts for girls born between Aug. 1, 1999 and July 31, 2001, on Wednesday, June 2, and Thursday, June 3. This team will practice in Harrison County and play home games in Paris. The tryouts will take place at the Paris YMCA Youth Soccer Complex located at 6500 By-Pass Road in Paris right beside Safety City. Tryouts begin at 6 p.m. with registration on Wednesday beginning at 5:20 p.m. Tryouts will last 1 ½ - 2 hours and it is highly recommended players attend both tryout sessions.

  • Thorobreds win district 12-0 as Dailey is perfect

    “We expect a performance like this when he takes the mound,” said Coach Mac Whitaker of Logan Dailey.  “He did a great job and the defense made some nice plays behind him. Hunter did a good job behind the plate, too.” 

    These remarks came after the Harrison County Thorobreds blanked the Nicholas County Bluejackets 12-0 in five innings in Carlisle Tuesday afternoon.