Today's News

  • Girls strong, boys inexperienced for HCHS bowling teams

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Harrison County High School bowling coach Dennis Hyatt lost three boys and one girl from last year’s bowling team.  
    The girl, Shelby Roberts, is bowling this season for Northern Kentucky University.  She was a member of three-time region champions at Harrison County and on the team that lost out in the state championship match by five pins.  The boys that graduated are Tyler Baker, Tanner Harney, and Braden Porter.

  • HCMS volleyball opens with wins over LCA and McNabb

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Middle School Volleyball Fillies began the 2017-18 season with a clean sweep over Lexington Christian Academy, on Thursday.  The sixth grade won 21-17, 21-15, the seventh grade was victorious 21-10, 21-7 and the eighth grade won 21-10, 21-13.

  • “Meet the Fillies and Breds” Friday, “Fillies Showcase” Saturday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Basketball will be the order of business on the Hilltop for this weekend as the Fillies and Breds are beginning the 2017-18 season.
    The season at home begins Friday evening, Nov. 17, with the annual Meet the Fillies and Breds event. The basketball is preceded by a pulled pork BBQ meal that begins at 5 p.m. in the school cafeteria adjacent to the gym. The cost of the meal is $5.
    The action of the Meet the Fillies and Breds program gets underway at 6:30 p.m.

  • Mitchells to be honored on 50th anniversary

    David and Anita Mitchell of Cynthiana will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on  Dec. 3 at Cheers Event Center from 2-4 p.m.
    They were married at Pleasant Green Baptist Church on Dec. 9, 1967.
    They have two children, Scott Mitchell (Andi) of Florida and Lori Gaunce (Kevin) of Cynthiana; and four grandchildren, Kelby and Jenna Gaunce of Cynthiana and Macey and Eden Mitchell of Florida.
    David is employed at Central Farm Supply and Anita is a homemaker.
    All family and friends are invited. No gifts please.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County holds November luncheon meeting

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Nov. 10 at Bluegrass Care Navigators. President Virgie Wells welcomed members and guests and led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance.

  • Holiday Grief Tips

    By Mary McKenzie,
    Bereavement Counselor
    Bluegrass Care Navigators

    As the holidays surround us, the absence of a loved one reminds us that it is not going to be the same this year. It is a time of mental worry and rehearsal of what the season may bring. This may be especially difficult when social contacts and even family think, “you should be over it by now.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Briley Madison Winkle, May 11, daughter of Chris and Melissa Winkle.
    River Road (Ky. 3016) may reopen by Friday. The road has been closed do to heavy rains on Oct. 23 causing the embankment to collapse, taking a section of the road with it. The collapse was discovered by highway workers who were removing trees blocking the road which fell over due to the problem.

  • HMH was nationally recognized for eCQM contributions by The Joint Commission

    The Joint Commission has recognized Harrison Memorial Hospital as a 2017 Pioneers in Quality™ Data Contributor for its contributions to electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data for quality improvement in health care.

  • Winterize strawberry patch to protect buds

    If you want strawberries from your garden next season you should do a little mulching now in order to protect the buds that have already been set. 
    These buds were set back in August, in fact. The weather was decent at the time so it should be a good year for the berries; as long as they make it through the winter unscathed. 

  • Fillies soccer holds awards ceremony Monday night

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Coach Kevin Gaunce and the Harrison County Fillies soccer team held their year-end awards ceremony Monday evening.  
    The celebration was about what Gaunce considers to be his pioneers.  His seniors, Melicity Fraley, Kelby Gaunce, Laura Beth Ledford, Jordan McDaniel, and Olivia Partin along with juniors Sophia Hatterick and MaKinlee Kellione were the first all-Harrison County Springboks.