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Today's News

  • Recreation Department Ponytail Softball League
  • Volleyball Fillies roll past Nicholas County in straight sets Tuesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    “It was good to get the regular season going,” said Coach Bill Faulkner after the Fillies volleyball team opened the season Tuesday in Carlisle.  “Some of the girls were a little nervous early with the opener on the road.”
    The Harrison County Fillies opened the season with a 3 sets to 0 win over the Nicholas County Lady Jackets.  
    The scores were 25-18, 25-15, and 25-10 for the varsity.  

  • Sports beat

    Youth football registration open
    The Harrison County Youth Football Association is now taking sign ups for the upcoming football season.  
    The league will be offering K-2-flag football, a first- and second-grade tackle football team and tackle teams for the third and fourth, and fifth and sixth grades.
    This year, Harrison County will be joining the Central Kentucky Youth Football Conference. The conference consists of Bourbon, Nicholas, Bath, Rowan, Montgomery, Powell and Estill counties.  Games will be played at various locations.  

  • Webb-Jenkins to marry Sept. 5

    The families of Chassity Webb and Weston Jenkins announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children.
    Webb is the daughter of Zack and Jennifer Webb, the granddaughter of Tommy and Barbara Mattox and Donald and Ella Webb.
    She is a 2008 graduate from Bourbon County High School and a 2012 graduate from Georgetown College.
    Webb is employed by Paris Physical Therapy.
    Jenkins is the son of Dwayne and Trish Jenkins and the grandson of the late Elmer West Sr. and JoAnn West and Jerry and Jane Ann Jenkins.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, June 13, 1867 -- “Next Saturday, the young people, and the old too, will hold a picnic in the woodland pastures of John McKee, near Broadwell meetinghouse  on Ruddles Mill turnpike, three miles from Cynthiana. Everybody is invited, and expected to bring a basket strapped to the carriage. Good music is engaged for the occasion, and a place prepared for dancing. Our enterprising fellow citizens Hill and Foreman will run a conveyance from Cynthiana every hour.” (There were two areas in the county called Broadwell).

  • Reunions

    MULLIGAN
    The descendants of George Lewis (1844-1923), and Mary William Ritchie Mulligan (1850-1943) will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, 4-H building. The reunion will start at 10 a.m. with a potluck meal at 12:30 p.m. Bring covered dishes, canned goods for food pantry and items for auction.

  • Summer blooming trees and fall planting

    Ample rainfall and the current mild temperatures means we can get some fall planting done sooner than later.  
    Sure, we plant trees all year round as long as we can get the shovel in the ground, but normally planting this time results in a little stress due to high heat and lots of water hauling.  
    You know me better than to recommend trees that everybody already has in every neighborhood across our hometowns. How about some new trees in the landscape that bloom in summer.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Katylynn Mishelle Fredricks, July 14, daughter of Terry and Jessica Fredricks.
    Golden Heating and Air is out of business and referring all their customers to Central Heating and Air, Inc.
    Gas prices becoming a concern for the Harrison school budget. The school district paid about $40,000 more last school year than the year before for gas. They estimate expenditures of $140,000 for the 2004-05 school year.

  • USDA adds more eligible commodities for Farm Storage Facility Loans

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini announces that the Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) program, which provides low-interest financing to producers to build or upgrade storage facilities, will now include dairy, flowers and meats as eligible commodities.
    “For 15 years, this program has provided affordable financing, allowing American farmers and ranchers to construct or expand storage on the farm,” said Dolcini.

  • P.A.P. (Pick-A-Project)