Today's News

  • Harrison Co. Football Alumni Association announces 2016 Hall of Fame Class

    Mike Aldridge,

    Sports Writer



    The Harrison County Football Alumni Association will hold its annual Hall of Fame banquet on Saturday, Aug. 13, in the Harrison County High School Field House.  

    The reception begins at 4 p.m. with a meal to follow at 5 p.m.  The meal will be chicken, roast beef, three vegetables, dessert and a drink. Cost for the meal is $10.  

  • Would you go to the Olympics?

    The 2016 Olympics scheduled for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August is fast becoming an almost irrelevant event.  

    Many of the top athletes are choosing not to go for various reasons with golfer Jordan Spieth the latest to announce that he was not going to participate.  

    The main reason is the Zika virus, but there are other “health concerns.”  

  • Sports Beat

    Season kick off 

    for Cross Country is Monday

    Harrison County High School and Middle School Cross Country coach Deanna Lunsford will hold the team’s first meeting Monday evening. The meeting will be in the Athletic Complex at 6 p.m.   

    Students who are in grades 6 through 12 are encouraged to attend along with their parents. This is an informational meeting, which will be important to both runners and parents.  All athletes who plan to run need to bring an up-to-date physical form.

  • Elks upset Lions in tournament final, 15-2

    After breezing through the regular season undefeated, the Lions ran into a hot Elks team and lost the tournament championship 15-2 Thursday night at  River Road Park. 

    The Elks had defeated the Fighters 11-0 in the first round of the tournament and finished the season with a 7-4 record.

  • Bowling results

    Tuesday Adult Youth 7/5/16


    OMG Rookies W 27.0/L 13.0

    The Bowling Stones W 24.0/L 16.0

    Gutter Mindz W 24.0/L 16.0

    Rolling Thunder W 20.0/L 20.0

    NOS INC. W 19.0/L 21.0

    We Love C.A.K.E. W 19.0/L 21.0

    Corny 4 W 17.0/L 23.0


  • Prune most hydrangea after blooms fade

    This year, the hydrangea display is proving to be spectacular. It’s the big-leafed, or French hydrangea, that elicit the most attention because of the volume and size of the blooms.  

  • Marriage Licenses

    James Anthony Napier, 25, and Pamela Toni Ward, 22, married June 4, 2016.

    Kelsey Mae Carr, 23, and Tyler Mac Fryman, 27, married June 11, 2016.

    Cacee Ra’Chelle Workman, 21, and Dustin Michael Cooper, 21, married May 29, 2016.

    Ashley Elizabeth Frazier, 31, and Christopher Ryan Hatfield, 32, married June 11, 2016.

    Rachel Lynn Jackson, 18, and Samuel Cole McNabb, 19, married June 18, 2016.

  • Tolliver-Richardson to marry July 23

    Mr. and Mrs. Emery Richardson Jr., parents of Allen Richardson and the father Freddie Richmond and the children David Tolliver and April Wilson of Jane Tolliver invites family and friends to the wedding of Allen Richardson and Jane Tolliver.

    The wedding will take place on July 23, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Irvingsville Baptist Church in Morning Glory. A reception will follow.

  • Great Museum Treasure Hunt
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .

    Births announced this week are: Jaylee Grace Dotson, June 15, daughter of Jason Lee and Kara Jaye Dotson; Ryan Henry Whalen, May 26, son of Tom and Marlene Whalen; Sonja Carollynn Tucker, May 25, daughter of Jackson and Hillary McKinney Tucker.