Today's News

  • National Junior Angus Show
  • Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing contest announced

    The Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts, in partnership with the Kentucky Farm Bureau, announces the beginning of the 2015 Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing Contest titled, “The Wild Side of Kentucky.”  
    Students across the state will use a wildlife theme to create art and essays to urge their audience toward good wildlife conservation practices. County, area and state winners will be chosen through the local conservation districts.

  • Natural gas price falls to 20-year low for Columbia Gas of Kentucky customers

    This week the price of natural gas paid by Columbia Gas of Kentucky customers will fall to its lowest level in 20 years. Columbia Gas of Kentucky’s gas supply cost will decrease to $2.7190 per Mcf (1,000 cubic feet) – a 48 percent decrease – effective August 28. The new gas supply cost will remain in effect until the next scheduled Gas Cost Adjustment in December 2015.

  • Demolition
  • Snappy Tomato Pizza-eating contest
  • Nell W. McCauley joins National Communications Board

    Harrison County’s Nell Withers McCauley, Southeaster Data Cooperative communications advisor, has been elected to serve on the Certified Cooperative Communicators (CCC) board of directors.
    McCauley earned her CCC certification in 1992 and is one of approximately 214 CCCs nationwide; five work for electric cooperatives in Kentucky.

  • New manufacturing business has been years in the making

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer

    It was about 27 years ago when long-time friends Allen Cooper and Mike Gaunce first started kicking around the idea of opening a business together.
    It was about 13 years ago when the friends decided they should open a machine-shop type business and wrote a business plan.
    It was two years ago when they decided to actually go for it.
     Now, more than two decades after first throwing the idea out there, they’ve done it.

  • School Menus

    MONDAY: No School.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and gravy or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Soft mini bagel with cinnamon Neufchatel cheese or cereal or Pop-Tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Pop-Tart with yogurt or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Choice of: Strawberry burst pancakes or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

    MONDAY: No School.

  • Thompson-Osterbrook exchange vows

    Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Thompson and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Edward Osterbrook announce the marriage of their children, KathrynAnn Thompson to Kendall Tanner Osterbrook. The ceremony was performed on May 16, 2015 at Hill and Dale Christian Church, Lexington, Ky., and was officiated by the Rev. Jeffrey Raleigh, uncle of the groom.
    The bride wore a floor length chiffon and tulle gown adorned with sequins and crystal jewels. She carried a large bouquet of baby’s breath with pale pink roses secured with pink satin ribbon.

  • Reunions

    CLASS OF 1958
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1958 will hold its 75th birthday celebration on Sept. 12 at Cynthiana Christian Church. The event will begin at 1:30 p.m.

    The Fooks-French family reunion at Claysville Christian Church has been cancelled for this year.

    The annual Linville reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 13 at Flat Run Veterans Park, Oddville Avenue, from 12-4 p.m.