Today's News

  • Church News

    Revival services will be held at Curry United Methodist Church May 1-5 at 7 p.m. nightly. Bro. Ray Snider will be the evangelist. Everyone welcome. Prayers for help and healing each night.

    There will be a non denominational gathering for prayer for our country Thursday, May 1 at the city gym at noon. This is a National event and there will be prayer events like this all over the U.S. on that day.

  • Museum Musings

    * Guardian of Liberty, Aug. 29, 1818 - “Save Your Rags. Three cents per pound in cash will be given for clean linens and cotton rags at the office of the Guardian; they will be taken in pay of subscriptions at this office for job printing.” (Recycling is not a new idea is it?)

  • Briefs

    The annual Oddville Alumni dinner will be held May 24 at The Vault, Main Street, across from the courthouse.  Gathering will commence at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Anyone who attended Oddville School or has an affection for it is invited to attend. A hot catered buffet dinner is $18 per person served by Layne Tussey of “The Vault Catering.” Payments are required by May 19.  

  • Cedar Ridge Health Campus 2013 charity

    The Cedar Ridge Health Campus selected The Refuge For Women as their 2013 charity. Each year a local charity is chosen by the team.
    The staff at Cedar Ridge promotes fundraisers throughout the year to raise funds as well as volunteering their time and donating vacation hours. The total funds raised this year was $8,162.
    The community’s participation is much appreciated in helping support the nominated charity.

  • You know you’re a farmer if ...

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    In a sterling illustration of why its often best to keep things simple, Chester McCauley’s acceptance speech for the 2013 Farmer of the Year award from the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce consisted only of an appreciative “Thank you.” 

  • Upcoming Harrison County Extension Homemaker events

    By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    The next event on the Harrison County Extension Homemaker’s agenda will take place Monday, May 5 at 6 p.m. They will host their 68th annual meeting. The event activities include dinner, a guest speaker, member recognitions, and a short business meeting. This year’s guest is Chautauqua orator L. Henry Dowell who will present as Harland “Colonel” Sanders, More than Fried Chicken. The event is open to the public and the cost is $12 per person. Tickets may be purchased at the Harrison County Extension Office.  

  • HMH ranked 8th in Best Places to Work in Kentucky

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Kentucky Tenth Annual Awards Dinner on April 24 at the Lexington Convention Center. The final rankings were announced at the event, and HMH ranked number eight out of 40 in the medium business category.

  • The art of having a good day

    Yesterday when I was buying fish for dinner, Harry the seafood guy looked at me and said, “Today has been a good day.”
    He didn’t say why, and I suppose I should’ve asked him.

  • Granny’s love kept alive with Maggie’s Meals

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    Maggie Powell didn’t necessarily know she was making a difference in people’s lives, but she did.

    Even more than a year after her death, her legacy continues to nurture children in need.

  • Breds roll to 3-2 win over Bourbon County

    The Bourbon County Colonels arrived on the Hilltop with a cocky team and an 18-1 record as they faced the 14-7 Harrison County Thorobreds.  
    They left the Hilltop seven innings later talking trash with an 18-2 mark following the Thorobreds 3-2 win.
    The game was dominated by sophomore Gus Garrison’s pitching and six innings of stellar fielding by his Harrison County teammates.  
    One play that stands out on the positive side for the Breds was a third inning catch on a bloop fly ball made by second baseman Brandon Case.