Today's News

  • Food preservation workshop coming to Harrison County

    Few things taste better than fresh-picked produce. Harrison County residents can savor the flavor of summer’s bounty throughout the year and save money on groceries by preserving fresh fruits and vegetables. The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is teaching community members how to properly preserve a variety of foods by offering free food preservation workshops across the state. 

  • Kentucky Horse Park to celebrate Hats Off Day Saturday

    On Saturday, July 30, the Kentucky Horse Park will open its doors for Hats Off Day, a celebration of our Commonwealth’s signature industry, horse racing. It’s the one day of the year that admission is free, but that’s just the start of this family-friendly event.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

  • Harrison Circuit Court


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding July 19, 2016


    Brandon Cummins, 1982, sentencing; 3 counts rape-third degree; 3 year sentence imposed, probation denied.

  • Harrison County District Court


    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.

    presiding July 18, 2016


    Estate of Thelma Louise House, probate hearing; order entered.

    Estate of Jeanette Worrell, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report




    July 18--Dep. Nathan Olin served a criminal summons from Scott Circuit Court to Stephanie Harrod for persistent felony offender and a probation violation for a felony offense.

    July 18--Dep. Nathan Olin served a criminal summons from Scott Circuit Court to Mitchell Wilkins for flagrant non-support.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle


    1. Clown act

    6. Down in the dumps

    9. Tandoori bread

    13. Tropical juice flavor

    14. Freud’s concern

    15. “Turkish March,” a.k.a. “Turkish ____”

    16. Anchor just clear of bottom

    17. Lincoln lumber

    18. Like Hannibal Lecter’s victims

    19. Attend a departure

    21. *____ Gun Kelly

  • Phase I Program to begin July 26

    By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for agriculture

    The Harrison County Ag Development Committee will open the application process for the 2016 Phase I Program on July 26.  

    The applications will be available at the Harrison County Extension Office beginning July 26 at 7 p.m. at an informational meeting that will cover what projects are available and the changes for 2016.  

  • Kentucky producers reminded of nearing deadline to submit nominations for FSA county committees

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Kentucky Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, John W. McCauley, reminds farmers, ranchers and other agricultural producers that they have until Aug. 1, 2016, to nominate eligible candidates to serve on local FSA county committees.

    “The Aug. 1 deadline to submit nominations is quickly approaching,” said McCauley.