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Today's News

  • Farmers Market grand opening will be April 30

    The Harrison County Farmers Market will open the 2011 Farmers Market located at Flat Run Veterans Park on Saturday, April 30 at 10 a.m.
    After completion of the market facility we have prepared for this date. We will have a representative from the Kentucky Governors Office of AG Policy and members of county and city government to participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony.

  • Ideal goal in planting corn is to choose the optimum date

    The corn planting season has begun for a few who are planting a large number of acres. With the current wet period it may be different to plant corn at the optimum time for the highest yield possible. Soil temperatures and wet conditions will determine how successful we will be for the production season.
    Dr. Jim Herbek, Corn Specialist at Princeton Station, developed a fact sheet on planting dates which should consider all information when deciding on timing of planting corn. I have selected a part of this article for you to consider.

  • Tips on starting seeds indoors and out

    Starting seeds indoors turns out to be a necessary skill if you want success with early crops that prefer cooler temperatures during the growing season like cabbage, broccoli and Brussels sprouts.  
    Setting out a young plant means it has a chance to reach maturity before our summer temperatures soar and the plants bolt and become bitter.   

  • Woodrich named NRCS State Conservationist

    Karen Woodrich has been named Kentucky’s USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist.
    Woodrich comes to Kentucky from Champaign, Ill., where she served as the Assistant State Conservationist for Operations.
    She has also served as Acting State Conservationist in Vermont, and an Area Conservationist covering 23 counties in Iowa.

  • Ky. Circuit Court Clerks recognized April 13 with National Donate Life Month

    On April 13, Gov. Steven L. Beshear recognized National Donate Life Month with the Circuit Court Clerks of Kentucky.  
    In the US, 110,000 people and almost 700 Kentuckians, are currently waiting for life-saving organ transplants.  Kentucky’s Circuit Court Clerks have been active in promoting organ donation since 1992. Together they have raised more than $7 million to educate and raise public awareness about this crucial need.

  • Honor Roll

    HCMS HONOR ROLL
    The Harrison County Middle School Honor Roll for the third nine-weeks includes:
    Sixth Grade - All A’s
    Reese Asher, Reagan Atchinson, Joseph Banfield, Kevin Barnett, Kacia Clements, Leea Collard, Emma Darnell, Olivia Eckert, Rachel Eckert, Cody Edwards, Nick Florence, Faith Gant, Havanna Gollihue, Reagan Gorman, Stefanie Harney, Austin Hill, Brooklyn Jackson;

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 7 2011
    FELONY CASES
    Gerald Frizzell, 1975, show cause deferred/installment payment; balance of fine and costs converted to 24 hours community service.
    Jessica C. Robinson, 1972, review; dismissed, remand.
    Kenneth D. Honeycutt, 1979, review; dismiss without prejudice upon motion, paying as ordered.
    Tony Markland, 1971, preliminary hearing; flagrant non-support; waived to grand jury.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    HARRISON COUNTY
    SHERIFF’S REPORT
    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.
    CASE REPORTS
    April 3 – At 3 p.m., Tim Thomas reported that he was verbally attacked about taking pictures of a young man riding a dirt bike in front of his house.
    $April 6 – At 7:52 p.m., a woman reported that someone was sending her threatening text messages.

  • School Menus

    April 25-29
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Sausage biscuits, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Cereal, muffins, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Scrambled eggs, bacon, toast, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Cinnamon rolls, sausage links, yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Waffles w/syrup, bacon, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • The Easter laugh

    Recently, someone asked on a Christian Website: How should you celebrate the day after Easter?
    We’ve all heard the debates over how to celebrate the actual holiday, with Christians arguing with each other over whether or not the pagan symbols of eggs, furry bunnies and marshmallow Peeps are spiritually detrimental.
    But the day after Easter? Don’t we all just go back to work with leftover ham sandwiches in our lunch boxes?