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Today's News

  • Breds continue Jekyll and Hyde act losing to Bourbon, Oldham counties

    When the Harrison County Thorobreds beat 10th Region power George Rogers Clark last Tuesday it looked like the long anticipated improvement to region contender had taken place.  
    Instead, Harrison County traveled to Bourbon County Thursday and played what may have been their worse game of the season.  
    The Thorobreds jumped out to the expected lead against the 6-10 Colonels rolling to a 13-3 advantage after three minutes.  

  • Gems sparkle at Jamfest Cheer Supernationals

    The Cynthiana Gems traveled to Indianapolis over the weekend for the Jamfest Cheer Supernationals.  
    The Gems have two divisions, the Amethysts and the Sapphires.  
    The Amethyst are the older group in Youth Level II while the Sapphires are the younger girls in Youth Level I. The girls range from ages 6-11 for the two teams.  
    The Supernationals saw the Sapphires bring home the second place trophy while the Amethyst were fifth overall despite an excellent second place in Sunday’s final.  

  • Time to control peach leaf curl and plum pockets

    By Jessica Barnes, County extension agent for horticulture
    If you are one that has peach and plum trees, late fall and winter is the time to control peach leaf curl and plum pockets. Control for these diseases must be done before the buds start to swell, which can happen even in January if we have abnormally warm weather. Both of these diseases are closely related and caused by a fungus. Infection from these diseases can cause defoliation, distortion of leaves, weakened trees, and reduced fruit quality, set and yield.

  • Winter backyard birding basics

    By Lee McCLELLAN, Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
    The deepest, darkest, bleakest part of winter is here. The long slog from just after the holidays through the NCAA tournament is one of the toughest to weather, but watching the many species of birds that inhabit Kentucky in your backyard can brighten the most leaden days.

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  • 5K event to benefit four Scott County schools

    On Saturday, April 25, downtown Georgetown will host the second School House Champions 5K Run, an event benefiting four Scott County Schools.
    The parent-teacher/parent-teacher-student associations of Anne Mason Elementary, Lemons Mill Elementary, Northern Elementary and Royal Spring Middle schools are collaborating to organize the 5K event to help students show pride in their schools and to help families get healthy and active together.

  • LBAR announces Harrison County 2014 real estate sales

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in 2014 with 92 reported sales totaling $11,168,995. Sales continued to be a driving force in Harrison County economy in 2014.

  • HMH partners with Comprehend, Inc. to offer behavioral health services

    Harrison Memorial Hospital has become partners with Comprehend, Inc. to bring behavioral health services each Tuesday at the hospital beginning Jan. 20, 2015.
    Comprehend, Inc. is a comprehensive behavioral health service provider which has been serving the Buffalo Trace Region for more than 47 years.
    They are providers to most commercial insurance companies, including Medicare and the providers for all five Medicaid managed care companies.
    Comprehend, Inc will offer the following services:

  • Some perennials perform best in winter

    The garden is not bare in the winter, far from it. There is plenty of interest to delight the gardener, feed the birds or provide shelter for a slug.  
    Short of having one of those unusual winters where the temperatures drop below zero for more than a week, there are quite a few interesting herbaceous perennials that persist through winter.  
    Design a perennial bed with them in it and you’ll always have something to enjoy.

  • James William Augustus Weddle

    Zakk and Jennifer Duckworth Weddle announce the birth of their son James William Augustus Weddle.
    He was born Jan. 5, 2015 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield Mo., weighing 6 lbs. 12 oz.
    Maternal grandparents are Barry and Lisa Duckworth; great-grandmothers are Wanda Henderson and Wilma Duckworth.
    Paternal grandparents are Annette and Tim Cooper, and Michael Paul; great-grandparents are Bob and Connie Weddle and Jerry and Sara Paul.