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Today's News

  • Local artist finding his way through new medium

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    When asked to talk about the subject matter in one of his paintings, local artist Ray Duke prefers to turn the inquiry back to the questioner. He enjoys it when his work evokes a response from viewers.

  • Kentuckians show heart: 1.5 million registered as organ/tissue donors

    Margaret Mead famously said, “Never doubt that a small group ofthoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

  • School Menus

    Nov. 3-7
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Chicken patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.

  • Harrison County volleyball drops region opener to Lady Cards

    The Harrison County volleyball season came to an end Monday night as the Fillies lost to George Rogers Clark, 3-1, in regional play.  
    The loss marked the end of the volleyball career for the two Harrison County seniors, Amber Darnell and Haley Evans.
    The Lady Cards defeated the Fillies, 2-1, in the regular season match on Sept. 16 and, despite some good play from Darnell and Sara Beth Sowder, the Fillies were no match for the Lady Cards on Monday night at Scott High.

  • Court considers revamping bid qualifications for bridge projects

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Members of the Harrison County Fiscal Court agreed Tuesday night at a special meeting in Berry to review the county’s requirement for bridge contractors to be pre-qualified through the state.

  • Harrison wrestlers return strong team for regional run

    Frank Sinatra sang the song “High Hopes” in 1959 but Old Blue Eyes didn’t have anything on Harrison County wrestling Coach Luke Tucker.  
    The veteran coach and his assistants have a returning group that includes 10 state qualifiers from 2013-14 and a couple of newcomers that could make the Thorobreds a regional contender in every weight class.
    Last year the Thorobreds finished third in the region behind Johnson Central and Montgomery County.  The goal for the Breds is to pass these two and become region champs in 2014-15.

  • Campbell County eliminates Fillies in region play 5-1

    Regional favorite and eventual 10th Region Champion Campbell County defeated the youthful Harrison County Fillies Wednesday evening.  
    The semi-final round of the tournament that was held in Winchester saw both Campbell County and Bishop Brossart advance over Harrison County and George Rogers Clark for an all 37th District final.  
    Campbell County then repeated as the 37th District winner by defeating Brossart 2-1 in the 10th Region finals.

  • Harrison County hosts annual Cross Country Invitational

    The Harrison County High School and Middle School cross country teams were the hosts of the annual Harrison County Invitational Meet last Thursday.  
    The meet, which was held at the Cynthiana Country Club, featured teams from Pendleton County, Grant County, Lexington Christian, Owen County, Nicholas County and Bourbon County.
    The Harrison County Middle school teams had enough runners to compete for the team trophies finishing third in the girls’ competition and second in the boys’.  

  • Costly tools taken from diesel repair shop on Waterworks-Abdallah Road

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Police are searching for clues in the theft of thousands of dollars in tools taken sometime between Oct. 15 and 16.

  • Life is short, then you’re gone

    St. Louis Cardinal outfielder Oscar Taveras’ death Sunday made me think about how quickly a person can go from upright to six feet under.  
    Here was a 22-year-young man with an extremely promising future and everything to live for losing his life in a car accident along with his 18-year-old girlfriend. What a shame.  
    This was a terrible accident but as callous as it sounds “accidents happen.”