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Today's News

  • 4-H Events

    May
    May 16-18 - 4-H Hunter/Home Gun Safety, Extension Office and Roberts Farm

    June
    June 11-12 - District 4 Horse Show
    June 13-16 - Kentucky 4-H Teen Conference, University of KY Campus
    June 21-22 - State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest – Madison County Fairgrounds and Lexington, KY
    June 28-July 1 - 4-H Camp, North Central 4-H Camp
    TBA - District 4 4-H Shooting Sports Contest, Mercer County Game and Fish

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital achieves national recognition for EMR initiatives

    Harrison Memorial Hospital achieved stage six of the United States Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Adoption Model. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) created United States EMR Adoption Model to track the transformation from paper chart medical records to electronic medical records.  
    There are seven stages to the model, and HMH has completed stage six. As of the end of 2010, 3.2 percent of hospitals in the United States achieved stage six, which places HMH as one of the most elite facilities in information technology.

  • Scholarship winners
  • Prom Court
  • Two airlifted following motorcycle crash on Sunday

    A Mother’s Day wreck has sent two former Harrison County students to UK Hospital via helicopter.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, a multiple-vehicle wreck was reported Sunday, May 8, on U.S. 27.
    Ricky Chase Johnson and Phillip Sexton, both 2009 graduates from HCHS, were involved in a motorcycle accident that apparently collided with an SUV.
    Both were transported to UK Medical Hospital by helicopter. Johnson’s condition is listed as critical and Sexton is to be released Monday.

  • Resident holds suspects until law enforcement arrives

    After being the victim of several scrap metal thefts, a Harrison County resident caught the alleged thieves.
    A call was made to dispatch at approximately 9:40 a.m., for a possible robbery occurring at 975 Smitsonville Road.
    “I received the call around 9:44 a.m., to go investigate a possible robbery at a location owned by Frank White,” said Harrison County Deputy Steve McCauley.
    McCauley said that the property owned by White had been the subject to numerous thefts including scrap metal.

  • Precious memories

    Some Cedar Ridge Health Campus residents recall Mother’s Days past that they spent with family and friends.

  • Shooting incident results in indictment


    The Cynthiana man involved in an April 5 shooting was indicted by a Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday.
    Andrew Hill, 19, was named in a 15-count indictment stemming from the shooting and events that led up to the shooting.
    He is charged with three counts of first degree assault, 10 counts of first degree wanton endangerment, receiving stolen property (a firearm) and resisting arrest.

  • HCHS French teacher honored as UK’s Teacher Who Made a Difference

    It’s been 14 years since Phyllis Wyles left behind her Harrison County High School classroom for retirement.
    Over the course of 30 years, 29 at HCHS, Madame Wyles led a brigade of students to France, all there in her second story French class.
    From taste-testing chocolate eclairs and escargot to the study of a country and language so loved by Wyles, her students were learning without leaving her classroom.

  • HCHS band earns distinguished rating

    On Saturday, April 30, the Harrison County High School Concert Band performed at the KMEA Concert Band Assessment and earned a distinguished rating for its efforts.  
    The late morning performance began with Frank Erickson’s “Toccata for Band,” which served as the ensemble’s classification piece.  
    “This is a great piece of concert band literature,” said band director John Merz.