Today's News

  • School safety is priority, say officials

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    The Harrison County School District hosted a meeting of local law enforcement leaders, along with local government officials on Tuesday morning, March 6, concerning issues of school safety.
    In the wake of a series of school shootings, including one in western Kentucky and one in Florida, Harrison County Superintendent of Schools Andy Dotson felt it was necessary to share ideas on how best to avoid that kind of tragedy.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Dalton W. Lane Brumagen, Dec. 26, son of Tracey and Tina Brumagen; Bryson Alexander Pergram, Feb. 10, son of Kelsi Landrum and Zach Pergram; Debra Lois Webb, Feb. 13, daughter of Stephen and Jessica Webb; Donovan Rashon Walker, Feb. 26, son of Shon and Brandy Walker.
    FEMA approves Harrison disaster assistance aid for victims of the Feb. 6 EF-1 tornado.
    Harrison County Elementary schools to hold blood drive competition next week.
    Harrison County High School bowlers earn trip to state.

  • Neela Renee Farrell

    Neela Renee Farrell was born to Kevin William Ferrell and Shannon Wade Farrell of Cynthiana on Feb. 3, 2018 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 8 lbs., and is welcomed by her sisters, Kamber Shea and Hazel Raye.
    Maternal grandparents are Randy and Wanda Wade of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandmother is Betty Clifford.
    Paternal grandparents are Chris and Joan Farrell of LaPlata, Maryland; paternal great-grandmother is Carol Hancock.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, Sept. 19, 1940 -- “The president signed the draft act Monday fixing Oct. 16 as registration day for young Americans not subject to compulsory military training. The new law requires that all who on Oct. 16 have attained the 21st anniversary of their birth and have not passed the 36th must register.”

  • Potato planting time

    Spring break from teaching at U of L falls conveniently during the week of St. Patrick’s Day; which is also my target date for planting onions and potatoes.
    I typically manage a mid-March planting but the condition of the soil is my primary concern. I will not start digging until the soil dries out and is considered workable.

  • HCMS Band
  • The best of all time

    I just glanced at an item on Facebook about the greatest players of all times in sports.  The most recent argument that has been brought up is between Michael Jordan and LeBron James.  
    I don’t think either of them is the greatest of all time though between the two I would take Jordan.  

  • Tennis teams welcome back state qualifiers from last year as season nears

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County High School High School tennis team begins the 2018 season with a boys match this Thursday, at Ft. Thomas Highlands.  
    This season the Harrison County boys return singles state qualifier Lucas Sullivan as well as fellow senior Luke Bradford to lead the most experienced team in the last several years.  

  • State wrestling championship
  • Harrison County Archery