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Today's News

  • Peaceful protests have their place, even in Trump’s America

    For 27 years, every school day that I taught, began with either the National Anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance.
    The building principal, or his/her designee, came over the intercom and announced the National Anthem or led us in the Pledge of Allegiance.
    About half way through my teaching career, I began to have students refuse to stand for either of those.

  • Kentucky Colonel
  • Harrison County School District
  • Stephens re-elected to Ky. Sheriff’s Association board of directors

    The Kentucky Sheriff’s Association held their 88th annual Conference in Bowling Green, Ky., Sept. 10-15, 2016. This year’s conference was very well attended with over 100 sheriffs in attendance and over 150 sheriffs and deputies participating in 40 hours of training.
    According to Jerry Wagner, Executive Director of the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association, “Harrison County Sheriff Shain Stephens was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Kentucky Sheriffs’ Association in 2018.”

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Lawson Tyler Allison, June 22, son of John Allison and Miranda Hurst; Skyler James Mullins, June 19, son of Charleen Marie Almeida and James (Jim) Bradford Mullins; Abigail Jalynn Ritchie, May 1, daughter of Stacy Lynn Barnes and James Gregory Ritchie; Eliza Brooke Carter, Aug. 17, daughter of Eli and Tiffany Carter.
    Cynthiana woman will appear on game show, Deal or No Deal, Oct. 3 and 5. Alecia Whitaker-Pace and husband Jerrod Pace were also married in a ceremony paid for by TV talk show celebrity Ellen Degeneres.

  • Museum Musings
  • Marriage Licenses

    Reesa Ann Marshall, 27, and Jared Clay Morrison, 27, married Aug. 19, 2017.
    Laura Kaye Bryant, 27, and Derek Allen Bowser, 25, married Sept. 2, 2017.
    Emily Nicole Newman, 18, and Michael Lee Stanley, 19, married Aug. 11, 2017.
    Sadie Mae Switzer, 24, and Joshua Lee Yarber, 23, married Sept. 2, 2017.
    Christy Louise Wagoner, 42, and Terry Wolford, 51, married Sept. 12, 2017.
    Davina Renee Fryman, 36, and William David Morris, 28, married Sept. 9, 2017.
    Barbara Ann Ingram, 49, and Peter Vernon Grimm, 53, married Sept. 16, 2017.

  • Fall is a good time to start a compost pile

    Thirty years ago, if you mentioned soil science, compost, vermiculture or mycorrhizal fungi to the average gardener they would have scratched their head and laughed.  
    Today these are words that gardeners are beginning to understand and take seriously as they learn the value of adding organic matter to their gardens.  
    You can buy organic matter or you can generate it yourself … you likely have all the tools you need already.

  • Reunions

    HCHS CLASS OF 1964
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1964 will be having their annual get-together on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. at Biancke’s. This annual event is an informal time to catch up on activities of class members. The meal will be soups (chili and potato), salad, sandwiches, tea and dessert and will cost each person $10. We need to get a count of those who plan to attend, therefore, if you plan to attend, call Ruth Ann Florence Wilson at 859-588-0760 or Donna Navarre at 859-234-1528.

  • HCHS Class Of 1957