Today's News

  • Honor Roll

    The Harrison County Middle School Honor Roll for the second nine-weeks includes:
    Sixth Grade - All A’s
    David Bowen, Kelsey Brinker, Autumn Burgan, Lauren Crowe-Duggins, Will Darnell, Wilson Duckworth, Nathan Graves, Kortney Harney, Dakota Hill, Bailey Holbert, Tyler Hudgins, Colton Kendall, Shannon Knight, Will Lucky;
    Ann Midden, Addison Moore, Lauren Nichols, Dalton Pergram, Christopher Shrout, Casey Sledd, Savannah Slemp, Katie Stonich, Abigail Stroub, Miracle Switzer, Marleigh Watkins, Kayla Whalen, Brady White, Katie Wood.

  • No school Tuesday, Jan. 28

    Harrison County schools will be closed in Harrison County Tuesday, Jan. 28. 

    Assistant superintendent David Case made the announcement at 6:45 p.m. Monday. 

  • Courthouse open as cold weather shelter Monday night

    Judge-Executive Alex Barnett has authorized use of the Harrison County Courthouse as an evening shelter from tonight’s frigid temperatures.
    Those who need shelter can report to the front of the courthouse. Cots, snack, hot beverages and television will be available.
    Forecasts are for the temperature to reach below zero degrees with wind chills driving the cold to an estimated -12 to -15 degrees.

  • One-hour delay for school

    Harrison County schools are on a one-hour delay for Monday, Jan. 27..

  • Shelter open at courthouse

    Harrison County's Red Cross has opened a shelter at the old courthouse on Main Street for those who need a warm place to take refuge from the bitter cold.

    Gayle Velat, director of Harrison County's Red Cross, said the shelter at the courthouse will be open on a day-to-day basis until further notice.

  • No school Friday, Jan. 24

    Harrison County schools have been cancelled for another day.

    David Case, assistant superintendent of Harrison County schools, announced at 2:40 p.m. Thursday.

  • Of bad weather prophets and the quest for the perfect sled hill

    When city salt trucks skid and slide to the curb on the less steep side of Bridge Street hill, you know that the winter storms have taken it to a whole new level.

    I suppose it was inevitable that brutal winters would re-assert themselves in this area. Two years of relatively mild cold seasons is about all we can expect.

  • Dr. King Unity March draws large crowd

    The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March was held Monday morning. An estimated 100-plus marchers took advantage of the warm weather and the opportunity to celebrate the life and works of Dr. King. The march started on Locust Street and wrapped up on Pearl Street at Macedonia Baptist Church

  • Slippin' and slidin'

    You know it’s slippery when even the salt and scrapper trucks have difficulty. On Tuesday morning most of Bridge Street was easily traveled. However, the section between Elmarch and Webster Avenue remained ice covered through the early afternoon. Cold temperatures kept salt from being effective. It is predicted that more snow and more bitter cold temperatures are on the way,

  • Cross-town chase leads to arrests in other cases

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    A Tuesday afternoon high-speed chase through Cynthiana and Harrison County has landed two men in jail.