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Today's News

  • ‘Copper King’ faces more charges

    After serving a portion of his sentencing, the self proclaimed Copper King is back in jail on charges from Nicholas County.
    Trever Gill, 30, was taken into custody by Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Peak on Aug. 24, on 14 charges that he had accumulated in Nicholas County.
    Gill, who was arrested in December of 2010 for receiving stolen property, was sentenced on April 26, 2011, for two years. However, Gill made parole on April 17, 2011, after serving only 121 days of his two-year sentence.

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  • ‘Fantasticks’ is next harriCYN production, Oct. 7, 8, 9

    The harriCYN Community Theatre’s latest endeavor will be nothing if not fantastic!
    On Oct. 7, 8 and 9, the local cast and crew will present “The Fantasticks” at Rohs Opera House.
    “Our cast and crew represents our community well,” said Missy Lutz, the show’s producer. “There are teachers, a doctor, police officer, construction worker... It is a community.”
    Lutz described this production as being quite different from the most recent “Our Town.”

  • Have dinner with David Sheely

    With Labor Day comes summer’s symbolic end. The nights grow longer, the temperature starts its steady decline, and the leaves begin to take on their autumn hue.  
    It was these longer nights which brought families and friends closer to the fireplace in the evenings. In the days before television, when winds blew chill and the day’s work was done, families drew close together and someone would invariably tell a story.  

  • Aeolian Hall transformed to dance studio each Saturday

    Sounds can be heard from overhead as one walks inside the doors of Rohs Opera House and the sounds are not from spirits and ghost but rather from little tiny dancers.
    Aeolian Hall is currently serving as the studio used for teaching young, middle and older girls and boys how to dance all types of genre from ballet to hip-hop.
    Dancing instructor, Ann Talbot, drives every week from her home in Campbellsville, Ky., to teach dance to several young girls enrolled in Ann’s Dance.

  • Soccer Breds drop two matches to top competition

    The Harrison County Thorobreds Soccer team continued to lose some tough matches this week as they fell to Scott County (5-1-1) by a 5-0 score and to undefeated Rowan County (5-0-2) by a 2-1 score on Tuesday. Both games were played at LeBus Field.  
    The Scott County match particularly baffled Coach Nick Hill.
    “We revert back to our modified kick ball and did not at all go by the game plan,” he lamented. “We are having communication issues where we seem to know what to do in practice, but it does not transfer over to the games.”  

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  • ‘We will not forget’

    If you notice our inside special section, you’ll see that we are saluting all of Harrison County’s first responders.
    I’ve said it many times before, not just on the 10th anniversary of the 9-11-01 American tragedy, these men and women have my highest admiration.

  • The great cover up of 2011

    In the continuing saga of my ongoing battle over household décor with my husband, this time it’s the back sliding glass door.
    But before I get to that, let me back up to say that in the first 30 or so years of our marriage my husband rarely expressed an opinion about how to decorate the house except for one hard and fast rule: I could choose any color to paint the walls as long as it was antique or Navaho white.
    Other than that I had free reign — and I love to reign.