Today's News

  • Harrison County Schools on Two Hour Delay Thursday


    At this time Harrison County Schools will be on a two-hour delay, Thursday, January 8, 2015.

  • Church News 1-1-15

    The New Year’s Eve service will be held Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.
    Sunday service is at 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Austin Munoz is the pastor.
    The center is located at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky., (behind the data center). For more information call 859-954-1573, 234-1010. email to wareagleministries@yahoo.com or visit wareagleministries.org.


  • Get prepared to run the race toward Christ

    When I was in junior high, I ran track.
    My event was running the one-mile race.

  • The worst thing we can do is nothing

    So, this Christmas, my “eldest” hostdaughter, Iris Melz, demonstrated to me the depth of our relationship as family.
    As has become a welcome annual tradition, my wife and I received a package with the usual selection of European chocolates. Iris has faithfully sent this type of gift to me, I mean ... us, these past five years.
    This year, however, Iris included a smaller package just for me — a Nike+ Fuelband.

  • Just Married: Remodeled courthouse latest venue

    Harrison County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett presided over the wedding between Samantha Hailey (Sidles) and Steven Sidles in the second floor meeting room at the renovated Harrison County Courthouse. Sidles took the holiday time to get married and have a honeymoon before transferring to an army post in Alaska for the next few months. Theirs was one of the first weddings to be held at the courthouse.



  • Junior Achievement outreach

    Russ Judy, Harrison County High School Junior Achievement student, spent the day recently talking about careers with Tammy Free’s first grade class at Southside Elementary. Students learned about business education, including public jobs and life in their town, neighborhood, and country. They also had the opportunity to use maps and to discuss what it takes to be a business owner.



  • Meyer selected for LEAD

    William Meyer, a 4-H youth development agent from Harrison County, has been selected to participate in the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development (LEAD) program. Meyer joins 15 other Kentuckians for LEAD’s two-year, intensive learning experience – a program that KFB created to prepare future agricultural leaders for tomorrow’s challenges. The 2015-16 LEAD class was announced on December 5 during KFB’s annual meeting in Louisville.

  • Wrestlers take two of three in Harrison County Duals

    With Woodford County and Simon Kenton hosting tournaments on the same day, it was hard to find quality teams to compete in the Harrison County Duals.  
    Campbell County, Boyd County and Grant County answered the bell Saturday morning as the field for the dual meet.  
    The Thorobreds took two of three contests defeating Boyd County 60-0 and Grant County 45-18 while dropping a close match with Campbell County 36-42.

  • Sports this week

    Saturday, Jan. 3 at Covington Catholic Tournament
    Tuesday, Jan. 6 vs. Henry Clay at Eastland Lanes

    Tuesday, Dec. 30 at Woodford County Invitational
    Saturday, Jan. 3 at Simon Kenton Duals

    Thorobreds Basketball
    Saturday, Jan. 3 at Cooper at 8 p.m.

    Fillies Basketball
    Friday, Jan. 2, St. Patrick (Home) at 6 p.m.
    Saturday, Jan. 3, Lewis County (Home), Fr/JV/V, 12:30/1:30/3 p.m.

    HCMS Colts

  • Terhune accepts Young Farmer honor

    Phil Terhune, Young Farmer Chair for Harrison County Farm Bureau (center), accepts the Gold Star Award of Excellence from Mark Haney, Kentucky Farm Bureau President, (left) and President and David S. Beck, Kentucky Farm Bureau Executive Vice President (right). The award was presented during a December 5 recognition program at the 95th Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting.