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Today's News

  • Following in his father’s footsteps

    In 1964, Tom and Anoma Leith took their 12-year-old son to one of the first-ever organizational meetings of The First Federal Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps of LaCrosse, Wisc. Young Tom was asked to sign up for the instrument that he wanted to play. He signed up for the snare drum. Tom thrived in the environment, loved the competition and became a first-rate snare drummer, featured in front of thousands of fans that were discovering the excitement and unique entertainment at Drum Corps International (DCI) competitions.

  • Theme: 2012 IN REVIEW

    ACROSS
    1. Come from an egg
    6. Bad-mouth
    9. Cargo
    13. Gem state
    14. Make a choice
    15. Move sideways
    16. Chocolate substitute
    17. Wade’s opponent
    18. *”The _____” moved to Chicago from NYC
    19. *GOP’s 2012 choice
    21. *Deceased singing legend
    23. Pock mark disease
    24. Boris Godunov, e.g.
    25. Chicken order
    28. Vegetative prickle
    30. Speed of play, pl.
    35. Like decorated cake
    37. Luau souvenirs

  • Harrison County receives funds for local 4-H program

    This week Harrison County 4-H Council will receive $244 from the Kentucky 4-H Foundation as part of the Tractor Supply Company (TSC) Paper Clover Campaign. The Kentucky 4-H Foundation will be distributing more than $14,000 to 45 County 4-H Councils.
    The TSC Paper Clover Campaign is a nationwide, in-store fundraiser that benefits 4-H programming at the local, state, and national levels.  During the campaign, TSC customers can support 4-H by purchasing paper clovers for a $1 or more at checkout.

  • Academic briefs

    Bobby and Shawna Dailey of Cynthiana, and Bobby and Trena Frederick of Morehead, Ky., announce the graduation of their son, Bobby M. Frederick III from the University of California Los Angeles.
    After completing his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture at University of Kentucky, Frederick was accepted into the Architecture and Urban Design graduate program at UCLA. In 2010 he received a Welton-Becket Fellowship for architectural design excellence. He earned his Masters of Architecture from UCLA during the June 2012 commencement exercise.

  • Helping the Animal Shelter

    Westside Elementary students of Sandy Vanhook and Marilyn Willhoit’s fourth grade classes donated several bags of food and supplies to the Harrison County Animal Shelter. The students were rewarded by Animal Control Officer Alan Fryman with some quality time with a few of the many puppies currently available at the shelter.

  • Breds lose lead, fall to Holy Cross

    The Harrison County Thorobreds went cold from the floor in the later stages of the third quarter and in the fourth period in a 58-54 loss to Covington Holy Cross Friday on the Hilltop.  
    The Breds lost their shooting touch and also tried to drive the ball into the post to draw the final foul on Holy Cross’ star Antonio Campbell.  
    The 6-foot-8 Ohio University signee simply rejected shot after shot when the smaller Harrison County guards tried to force the ball into the key.  

  • News brief

    Deadline nears for HMH education assistance program
    The application deadline to participate in the Community Education Assistance Program at Harrison Memorial Hospital is Dec. 31, 2012. In order to qualify, you must be presently accepted and enrolled in a health career field of study. If you would like additional information, call Julia Fulton, R.N. at 859-234-2300.

    Oakwood Baptist Church sanctuary transformed to streets of New York

  • The time is now for tax reform, says Lt. Gov. Abramson

    By Jerry Abramson, Lt. Governor
    Over the last five years, during the worst of the economic recession, Governor Steve Beshear had to cut $1.6 billion from the state budget.  Families across the state made tough budget decisions, too.  While the past few years have been difficult, those bleak economic times forced all of us to reconsider what we value most, and how to make sure that we meet the critical needs of our families.

  • Peters honored as Teacher of the Year by Paris Chamber

    Ann Peters, Spanish instructor at Maysville Community and Technical College Licking Valley Campus Paris and Carlisle Extensions, was named teacher of the year by the Bourbon County Chamber of Commerce.  
    Ann Courtney Denham, Licking Valley Campus public relations specialist said, “It is a privilege to be a former student and now coworker of Mrs. Peters. She inspired me to become the person I am today. Students of Maysville Community and Technical College are fortunate to have such a talented Spanish instructor.”  

  • Church News

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