Today's News

  • Himes earns Miss America Community Service Award during Miss Kentucky pageant

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Just like most other little girls, Katie Himes had dreams of wearing a princess crown.

    However, there are no childish dreams in this woman’s reality.

  • Football in full swing on the Hilltop

    The Harrison County Thorobreds and the Harrison County Middle School Colts are busy preparing for the new season as they begin practice for this fall’s schedules.  
    HCMS Coach Chris Kerns and his staff greeted more than 60 players from the sixth, seventh and eighth grades as they began last Wednesday with parent meetings before the non-contact portion of the practices began on Thursday.  

  • Lewis and Collins overall champions of 2014 The Jungle

    Chris Lewis and IV Collins shot a red hot 96 on Sunday morning. That score survived challenges from two other duets to win 2014’s The Jungle by one shot 163 to 164.  
    Tom Korona/Ron Reanult and David McIlvain/Shearl Moore came in just one stroke shy of tying and putting the match into playoffs.  
    Johnny Mac Dawson/Clint Bishop trailed by three strokes at 166 and Josh Ashbrook/Brian Parker came in with 167, just four strokes off the pace.

  • A hodge podge of thoughts

    I am sitting in my office on this cloudy weather-threatening day thinking about a bunch of different sports-related items.  
    I am glad the World Cup is finally over after what seemed to be months of coverage.  
    Germany won over Argentina 1-nil (0) Sunday and then the people in Argentina rioted with 30 police people injured and 60 or so rioters arrested.  
    What in the world is wrong with these people?  
    Football is almost here as practice has begun for both the high school and middle school teams.  

  • Sports beat

    New cross country coach announces first meeting
    New Harrison County High School Cross Country Coach Deanna Lunsford has announced an informational meeting to be held Thursday, July 17.  
    The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in Ingles Stadium and will be for all high school and middle school runners interested in cross country.  
    Lunsford is replacing long-time coach Danny Simpson, who retired last fall from the cross country coach’s position.  

  • Kentucky Thunder
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Church News 7-17-14

    Benson United Methodist Church will be having Vacation Bible School starting Thursday, July 24 through Saturday, July 26. Time will be from 6-8 p.m. each evening.   Come join us and have fun learning about the Bible.

  • What bait tempts you

    When I was a boy, around 10 or 11 years old, my dad would take me fishing with him and his friend, Henry.

  • Look at the Cross

    As I write this, I’m sitting in church.