Today's News

  • Fillies netters take first loss, rebound over Bourbon County

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Coach Austin Dacci’s Harrison County Fillies tennis team dropped their first match of the year losing 0-5 to Scott County last Wednesday.  

  • Fillies roll past Nicholas County and Bryan Station in five inning games

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Bailey Conley was one walk away from a perfect game for five innings Thursday as the Harrison County Fillies defeated Nicholas County 17-0 in Carlisle.  Conley and her teammates scored the 17 runs on 14 hits and three Lady Jacket errors.  
    Junior Olivia Partin had three hits for the Fillies while Conley, Madison Polley, Taylor Reffett, and Kara Hines each had two base hits.  Partin and Reffett each drove in three runs.  

  • Harrison County bus routes change due to Oddville Avenue closure

    (From Harrison County School District director of transportation, Bill Blackburn)
    Due to the closure of the Oddville Avenue and Church Street intersection, beginning Monday. May 1, students who ride school buses in that area will be picked up and dropped off at an alternate location.
    Students who live on Church Street, north of the intersection, will meet at the north end of Church Street, within sight of the warehouses.

  • Sports This Week

    April 26-May 3
    Wednesday, April 26 at Grant Co. Fr DH
    Thursday, April 27 vs. Paris V/JV 5/7:30 PM
    Friday, April 28 at Louisville Invitational Varsity
    vs. Collins 5:30 PM       vs. Russell 7:30 PM
    Friday, April 28 vs. Pendleton Co. (H) Fr  5:15 PM
    Saturday, April 29 at Louisville Invitational  Varsity
    vs. Louisville Southern 1:30 PM
    Saturday, April 29 vs. Bishop Brossart (H) Fr DH 12 PM
    Monday, May 1 at Owen Co. Varsity   5:30 PM

  • Fiscal court awards three bridge contracts

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court awarded three different bridge repair contracts to English Foundations at its regular meeting on Tuesday night.
    English Foundations was the only bid received for the work that is needed on bridges at Boyer’s Chapel, Snake Lick and Mouth of Cedar.
    County Judge-Executive Alex Barnett said that the Mouth of Cedar bridge will be taken care of first, at a cost of $80,695.

  • Harrison ends four game slide, defeats Gallatin County

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Thorobreds broke a four-game losing streak Tuesday with a 9-3 victory over Gallatin County on the Hilltop.  
    The Breds scored in every inning but the sixth on their way to their 11th win of the season.  Harrison County pounded out five extra base hits in the first two innings alone.  

  • Hendricks to direct The Odd Couple at the Rohs in May

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The Rohs Theatre Company and director Jody Hendricks will be putting on an extended run of the Neil Simon play The Odd Couple, in early and mid-May.
    “I’m very excited about this production,” said Hendricks, who is making his directorial debut. “The actors have done an amazing job and I think the audience is in for a real treat.”

  • Ringling Bros Circus: the end of an era

    (Brad Deutser is president of Deutser LLC (www.deutser.com), a consulting firm that advises leaders and organizations about achieving clarity, especially in times of transition, growth or crisis. He previously worked for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus)

    From ring to ring, you have entertained. From generation to generation, you have brought families together. You have invited us in to witness and be a part of the Greatest Show on Earth.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.
    The Christian Angler Sports Team (C.A.S.T.) has begun sponsoring a program at the public library called Rods and Reels. Patrons can go to the library and check out a fishing rod, complete with tackle box (just like they would check out a book). David Rogers and Paul Kempler, CAST members, have found something that would help kids become involved in outdoor recreation. CAST also organizes several other events.

  • School board plans for new sewer lines at Northside Elementary

    The Harrison County School District Finance Corporation met Tuesday as part of the regular school board meeting to approve an easement that would allow for the construction of a sewer line.
    The sewer line project is part of a city plan to advance lines on U.S. 27 North to Northside School and ultimately to Northside Mobile Home Park.
    Facilities director  Robert Switzer said the school dis­trict would be able to do away with its sewage treatment plant at Northside.
    He said the cost savings would be between $30,000 and $60,000 per year.