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Today's News

  • Doyle celebrates 80th birthday

    The children of A. J. and Wanda Doyle gave a surprise birthday party for A. J.’s 80th birthday. He was born Feb. 1, 1933 at Poindexter, Ky.
    The celebration was held at Indian Creek Christian Church with 70 family and friends attending. The theme was John Deere tractors, gardening, cattle and softball.
    A. J. has a 1942 John Deere tractor that was restored by his son John and shows it at all local tractor shows. He also raises a large garden where he gives away lots of vegetables.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Gabriella Reice Burns, Feb. 21, daughter of Douglas Lee Burns and Erin Ashley Burns; Megann Mariene Haynes, Feb. 6, daughter of Phillip and LaDonna Haynes.
    Harrison County recovering following an ice storm costing the city and county over $65,000. Debris from trees are being taken to the Handy Farm on Oddville Avenue where city crews are burning the brush.
    Harrison County Breds defeat second ranked Clark County Cardinals 57-52.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Homemaker Briefs

    Antioch/Robinson Homemakers
    The Antioch/Robinson Homemakers have been busy. The group collected $25 for the food pantry.
    Medicine bottles are being collected for foreign countries for the medicine distributions. Club members are also collecting money for a scholarship for 4-H Camp.
    Members are always volunteering for the fair, Recipes for Reading Program, the blood drive, and contributing to Coins for Change. The unit always gives to the Ovarian Cancer Drive with their membership dues drive.

  • Five Generations
  • HMH Auxiliary donates funds to purchase equipment

    The Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) Auxiliary completed 2012 with raising more than $26,000 for Harrison Memorial Hospital. The HMH Auxiliary Gift Shop made a profit of more than $16,541 and fundraising events sponsored by the HMH Auxiliary raised $10,300. All proceeds go directly to Harrison Memorial Hospital for the patients in the community.

  • HCHS Speech team participates in KESDA State Tournament

    The Harrison County speech team had 17 students participate in the KESDA State Tournament Feb. 21-23: Jackson Sanders, Sarah Nichols, Anna Nichols, Josh Godman, Logan Willis, Erin Bradford, Lauren Shepard, Michaela Bowen, Wylie Caudill, Alycia Schaum, Kinsey King, Amber Schools, Amberlyn Schjoll, Jacob Sanders, Ross Smith, Marie Bowen and Jared Thomas.
    The team placed third in the state in squad efficiency and fifth overall.
    The following students had individual awards:

  • Reaching for the ‘Silver Screen’

    Jess Tincher doesn’t just want his name in lights. He wants to be the person who helps others have their names in lights. His eye is focused on a career to do just that.
    Tincher, a 2011 Nicholas County High School graduate, is currently working on his Associate of Arts at the MCTC-Licking Valley Campus.
    With this two-year degree, he will be able to transfer his earned credits to Eastern Kentucky University to achieve a degree in Film and Drama.

  • HCHS Students of the Month
  • Ebenezer UMC commemorates Black History Month and shares dreams

    Students, instructors, pastors and community members assembled at Ebenezer United Methodist Church on Wednesday, Feb. 13, to commemorate Black History Month and to share their dreams.  
    Ebenezer UMC Pastor, Rev. Kenneth Newby, opened the service and the men’s choir presented musical selections.
    Licking Valley Campus Instructor Donna C. Slone-Crumbie gave a reading, LVC student Mike Jones presented a creative interpretation in dance, and several other students shared their dreams.

  • VanHook, Honaker recognized for outstanding popcorn sales

    Sam VanHook and Cory Honaker, both of Cynthiana, received awards from the Bluegrass Council of the Boy Scouts of America on Feb. 18, for outstanding popcorn sales in the 2012 fundraising season.
    Both boys are members of Cub Scout Pack 50, in Carlisle.
    VanHook received a trophy and $150 for being the top popcorn salesman in the Council with $10,388 in total sales.
    He also placed first in the state and third in the nation, according to the popcorn company, Campmasters.