Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Brooke Ashtyn Bennett, Oct. 18, daughter of Jeff and Janet Bennett; William Fredrick Cummins, Sept. 20, son of Linda Smith and Roy Lee Cummins; Isaiah Thomas Dahmer, Oct. 11, son of Stephen and Marilyn Dahmer; Dylan Hunter Joy, Sept. 15, son of Michael and Melissa Joy; Laurynn Saige Miracle, Oct. 12, daughter of Daniel and Develyn Miracle; Blake Alexander Northcutt, Oct. 11, son of Jeff and Brandy Northcutt.

  • Ode to Jack and the turnip

    It looks like this late turnip crop is going to be a good one thanks to cool temperatures and adequate rain fall.  
    I may even have some little ones ready in honor of Halloween this year, too, even though they will only be salad size.  
    What does the turnip have to do with Halloween you may ask? Well, they just may be more authentic than that pumpkin on the porch.  
    Pumpkins have been for sale for weeks and children have decided on costumes, but somewhere in the middle of it all is the story of All Hallow’s Eve.   

  • Local artist finding his way through new medium

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    When asked to talk about the subject matter in one of his paintings, local artist Ray Duke prefers to turn the inquiry back to the questioner. He enjoys it when his work evokes a response from viewers.

  • Kentuckians show heart: 1.5 million registered as organ/tissue donors

    Margaret Mead famously said, “Never doubt that a small group ofthoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

  • School Menus

    Nov. 3-7
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Chicken patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.

  • Harrison County volleyball drops region opener to Lady Cards

    The Harrison County volleyball season came to an end Monday night as the Fillies lost to George Rogers Clark, 3-1, in regional play.  
    The loss marked the end of the volleyball career for the two Harrison County seniors, Amber Darnell and Haley Evans.
    The Lady Cards defeated the Fillies, 2-1, in the regular season match on Sept. 16 and, despite some good play from Darnell and Sara Beth Sowder, the Fillies were no match for the Lady Cards on Monday night at Scott High.

  • Licking Valley Singers’ fall concert is Nov. 7, 9
  • Court considers revamping bid qualifications for bridge projects

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Members of the Harrison County Fiscal Court agreed Tuesday night at a special meeting in Berry to review the county’s requirement for bridge contractors to be pre-qualified through the state.

  • Harrison wrestlers return strong team for regional run

    Frank Sinatra sang the song “High Hopes” in 1959 but Old Blue Eyes didn’t have anything on Harrison County wrestling Coach Luke Tucker.  
    The veteran coach and his assistants have a returning group that includes 10 state qualifiers from 2013-14 and a couple of newcomers that could make the Thorobreds a regional contender in every weight class.
    Last year the Thorobreds finished third in the region behind Johnson Central and Montgomery County.  The goal for the Breds is to pass these two and become region champs in 2014-15.

  • Campbell County eliminates Fillies in region play 5-1

    Regional favorite and eventual 10th Region Champion Campbell County defeated the youthful Harrison County Fillies Wednesday evening.  
    The semi-final round of the tournament that was held in Winchester saw both Campbell County and Bishop Brossart advance over Harrison County and George Rogers Clark for an all 37th District final.  
    Campbell County then repeated as the 37th District winner by defeating Brossart 2-1 in the 10th Region finals.