Today's News

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    May 7--Dep Tuan Kreer arrested MIchael Sullivan on a warrant from the State of Indiana as a fugitive from another state. Sullivan failed to appear in Indiana courts on a charge of torturing or mutilating an animal/cruelty to animals. Indiana is requesting full extradition and is asking that Sullivan be held until extradition is granted.

  • New Drivers

    Draven Scott Hayes, John Tyler Sanders, Taylor Lee Ritchey, Trevor Ray Gamble Ritchie, Madison Noelle Clarke, Haley Dawn Fauste, Rosanna Grace Yoder, Callie Marie May.

  • Sports beat

    Breds Soccer Camp
    set for June 20-22
    Coach Nick Hill and the Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team will be holding their annual soccer camp June 20-22.  The camp will be on LeBus Soccer Field from 9-11 a.m. each day.  The camp is for all youth kindergarten through eighth grade.  Camp registration forms are available at the Harrison County elementary schools and the Harrison County Middle School.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: William Austin Ray Chaney, Feb. 10, son of Samantha Hamm and William (Pugsley) Chaney; Timothy Scott Chapman, May 9, son of Tim and Stephanie Chapman; John Patrick Gaines, March 10, son of Colby and Patricia VanHook Gaines; Dawson Bradley Peak, April 3, son of Robert and Ashley Peak; Braxton James Lee Woods, March 15, son of Breanna Lee Woods and Jeremy A. Stone.

  • Museum Musings

    * The Headlight, April 1898 -- “The firm of Ware Bros., consisting of J.T. and O.E. Ware, proprietors of the Walnut Street Livery, Feed and Sale Stable, have been in this business in this city since 1896. They occupy the same place, known as the Turney and Smith Stand and do a general livery and sale business; also break and train horses.”

  • Controlling mosquitos where you live

    By Jessica Sayre, County extension Horticulture Extension Agent    
    Controlling mosquitos is challenging to say the least and with all the rain we have had this spring, there is a better opportunity for mosquitos to be a bigger pest than usual this summer. You may even begin think you are fighting a never-ending battle.

  • Reunions

    The Northcutt reunion will be held Sunday, June 5 at the Curry Methodist Church fellowship building beginning at 12:30 p.m. Bring your family and food to share.

    The Anness family reunion will be held Sunday, June 5 at Northside Elementary School at noon. Friends and family are invited to share a potluck lunch and fellowship.


  • Harrison County Summer Food Service Program

    Harrison County Summer
    Food Service Program
    The Harrison County Board of Education is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
    Meals will be provided at a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times as follows:
    • River Road Ball Park - June 6-July 29 from 12-12:30 p.m.

  • Sweet potato crops need 150 frost fee days

    Once again we enjoyed sweet potatoes all winter long from a fantastic harvest last fall. I planted out about 25 organic slips purchased from Country Corner Greenhouse in Shepherdsville in late May and by early November we had four nursery crates full of one of nature’s perfect foods. Seven months and counting in storage with no spoilage is impressive. We are down to about a dozen sweet potatoes; just in time for a transition to other summer vegetables.

  • New Farmers’ Market to open in Millersburg this weekend

    The public is invited to attend the opening day at the new Millersburg Farmers’ Market on Friday May 27 at 4 p.m. The market will be selling locally grown produce and fruits from farmers that live in Nicholas, Harrison and Bourbon counties. The market will operate each Friday afternoon from 4 to 7 p.m. In the event of inclement weather the market will still be held, but inside the old city hall building. The market will be located on Fifth Street at the city park’s side gate.