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    THURSDAY, Sept. 22 

    Historical Society. The Harrison County Historical Society will meet Thursday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Hospice Center’s meeting room. All are welcome. 

    Author Visit. Rose Allen McCauley. Thursday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. McCauley is the author of Surrender to Peace and Christmas Grace and the co-author of Christmas Belles of Georgia.

  • Applications sought for Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs

    Next summer’s session of the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs will take place June 25 through July 16, 2017. Students in 9th, 10th and 11th grade apply online at www.KentuckyGSE.com. Applications are due by Jan. 4, 2017 and selections will be announced in April 2017. Students who attend GSE earn digital badges, class credit and scholarships to Kentucky colleges and universities.

  • Magistrate likes Southern States spraying results

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    It was a very light agenda at the regular meeting of the Harrison County Fiscal Court on Tuesday in the Community Room at the old courthouse.

    The court agreed to purchase a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado truck for the county road department from Frank Shoop Chevrolet in Georgetown. The vehicle was purchased on a state bid contract for $33,069.

  • Constitution Day activities at all district schools on Sept. 16

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    As required by federal law, all schools in the Harrison County School District, as well as all public schools in the United States, will celebrate Constitution Day tomorrow, Sept. 16.

    The forerunner of Constitution Day is Constitution Week, which was lobbied for by the Daughters of the American Revolution and was signed into law by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956. 

  • Ceremony held at 9-11 Memorial Sunday morning

    the children of Heather and Nicholas Carson placed the wreath at the 9/11 Memorial on Sunday morning. The memorial is the culmination of months of work by the Harrison County Fire District to garner a piece of the salvaged material from the World Trade Center. 

  • Kinney completes 100-mile race in Utah

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    Running is a part of  Rachel Kinney’s life. A very important part of her life.

    “It keeps my life in balance and keeps me centered,” Kinney said on Tuesday, following a 100 mile endurance race that she completed over the weekend in Utah.

  • Berry Festival is Saturday, Sept. 17

    Lee Kendall,

    News Writer



    The annual Berry Festival will take place in beautiful downtown Berry this Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding at 9 p.m.

    The festival will feature a wide variety of events for adults and children alike, along with outstanding food and musical entertainment throughout the day.

    The 2016 Berry Festival will include:


    Becky Barnes,




    Twenty-four of 26 indictments handed down last week by a Harrison County Grand Jury were for drug trafficking offenses, primarily heroin.

    Law enforcement from the city, county and state began serving warrants on Sept. 1 on charges that were to be presented to the grand jury on Sept. 6.

    The following is a list of those indicted, their charges and bond.

  • Woman’s Club of Harrison County holds September luncheon

     The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, Sept. 9 at Hospice of the Bluegrass for their monthly luncheon. Cheryl Case, president, welcomed members and guests. She led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

    The luncheon was catered by Layne Tussey. The meal included blueberry salad, chicken and beef kabobs on rice, tomato slices on lettuce leaves, twice baked potatoes, rolls, and chocolate brownies with ice cream. Shelia Jameson offered the blessing of the meal.

  • Are your fall bulb orders in?

    Who doesn’t love bulbs, especially daffodils, a sure sign that we have made it through winter. You can fill an entire spring season with daffodils by choosing early through late bloomers. But if you want a more diverse display consider adding some other spring and summer bulbs to the garden this fall.