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Today's News

  • Breds, Fillies derail Engineers

    The final boy/girl home doubleheader Thursday night saw the Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies matched up with their counterparts from Estill County High School.
    The boys played first on this night and set the stage for a Harrison County sweep.
    Junior guard D.J. Jenkins was the catalyst early as he sliced through the Engineers’ defense for a couple of easy baskets in the final home game for the Harrison County seniors.  

  • LVC Midterm classes begin March 17

    It’s not too late to get started on your college education this semester at the Hilltop. Midterm classes begin March 17. Students have the opportunity to choose from a variety of offerings.
    Those classes being offered at the Licking Valley Campus include:
    •BRX120 Blueprint Reading
    •HIS240 Kentucky History (traveling)
    •OST105 Introduction to Computers
    •NAA100 Nursing Assistant I (full)
    •CPR 100 (1cr.)
    •FHM 100 Dosage Calculations
    •NAA 115 Nursing Assistant II

  • Harrison County Band students participate in EKU Clinic

    A concert on Saturday, Feb. 22, was the culminating event for 13 Harrison County Band students who participated in the 25th Annual Eastern Kentucky University Honor Band Clinic.  
    Students were selected for participation in the clinic based, in part, on director nominations.
    The clinic weekend began on Thursday evening with a round of auditions that determined seating for those selected to participate.

  • Academic briefs

    The Western Kentucky University forensics team won the 2014 Kentucky Forensic Association state tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22, keeping alive a 24-year streak that began in 1991.
    WKU was triple-crowned the team individual events sweepstakes state champion, the team debate sweepstakes state champion and the overall team sweepstakes state champion. This year’s tournament, hosted at Gateway Community and Technical College in Florence, featured teams from all across the Commonwealth participating in speech and debate events.

  • Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program deadline near

    The USDA Farm Service Agency’s Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) provides financial assistance similar to crop insurance to eligible producers affected by natural disasters.
    The upcoming deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the NAP are March 1 and March 15.
    The crops for March 1 deadline are: Alfalfa, clover, grass, millet, mixfg, teff.

  • Rotary annual fundraiser
  • Restaurant Inspections

    Dec. 17 -- Grandview Grocery, food, 100 percent; retail, 100 percent.
    Dec. 18 -- Hardee’s, 99 percent, good job labeling and temperature logs; grease build up on equipment, between walls; second hand sink in poor repair, on order to fix; glove use.
    Dec. 19 -- Seldon Renaker Inn, 100 percent, no violations.
    Dec. 19 -- Ewalt’s Grocery, 100 percent, no violations.
    Jan. 7 -- Biancke’s, 95 percent, lights out above cooling area, thermometers needed.

  • Property Transfers

    Bear Holdings, LLC to Frank M. Henson and Deborah W. Henson, property in the Pepper Subdivision, U.S. Hwy. 62, $300,000.
    General Warranty Deed: Bradley Wiglesworth and Kristie L. Faulkner-Wiglesworth to Ricky A. O’Bryan and Anita J. O’Bryan, property in Harrison County, $239,000.
    Kenneth A. Pugh and Joan M. Pugh to Kenneth L. Pugh and Susan M. Pugh, property on Pughs Ferry Road, $1.
    Margaret W. McKenney to Donald Ray McKenney II and Sarah P. McKenney, property in Harrison County, $71,000.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 17,  2014
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Joshua Frank Fryman, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Robert L. Perkins, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES
    Randy Northcutt vs. Javier Leon, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    Randy Northcutt vs. Michael Roysden, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.
    FELONY CASES

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 18, 2014
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Brian Watson, 1971, pretrial conference; first degree possession of controlled substance (heroin) first offense - guilty plea entered, 3 year sentence pre-trial diverted to 5 years; drug paraphernalia-buy/possess - guilty plea entered, 12 month sentence probated; operate motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs-second offense - guilty plea entered, 6 month sentence probated, operators license suspended 12 months, $350 fine, costs, fees, ADE school.