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Today's News

  • Wrestlers open season with scrimmages

    The 2011-12 Harrison County wrestling season kicked off Saturday with both the high school and middle school wrestlers competing in scrimmages.  
    The high school squad traveled to Lexington for an afternoon of instruction and competition at Lafayette High School.  Coaches from the participating teams gave instruction in the various techniques of the sport before the teams squared off in individual battles.  

  • Sports beat

    Thorobreds, Fillies
    preparing for
    round ball season
    The Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies scrimmaged Friday evening in the Meet the Fillies and Breds Night at the high school gym.

  • Special Olympic State champions
  • Cynthiana Storm
  • Judge says no to Webb delay

    After three hours of discussion involving nine motions filed by alleged murderer Bass Webb’s defense team, Harrison Circuit Court Judge Jay Delaney ruled to proceed with the Dec. 1 trial date.
    Attorneys Tom Griffiths and Craig Newbern informed the court that due to several changes in the case, along with not having access to their client, the defense would not be able to give an answer of “ready for trial.”

  • AAU travel team
  • Residents evacuated Tuesday as truck overturns

    Drivers on Republican Pike were forced to take a different way to work Tuesday morning as first responders secured the area where a propane truck had overturned.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s office, a call was placed to dispatch around 7:30 a.m., Nov. 22, for an accident six miles out Republican Pike.

  • KOI keeps Leroy Dance(ing) for 43 years

    A love for people and the willingness to work is what has kept Kentucky Motors employee Leroy Dance faithful to the company for the past 43 years and counting.
    Born a farm boy in the community of Roanoke, located in Pendleton County, the young Dance worked for his father in the fields of the family farm until the age of 18 when he set out on his own.
    “In 1953 I told my dad that I was done farming,” said Dance. “I thought he was going to throw me out when I told him that, but I was allowed to stay at home with my family.”

  • A Proclamation for Thanksgiving
  • Museum Musings

    • Wilfred A. Peterson - “The art of thanksgiving is thanksgiving. It is gratitude in action.
    • It is thanking God for the gift of life by living it triumphantly.
    • It is thanking God for your talents and abilities by accepting them as obligations to be invested for the common good.
    • It is thanking God for all that others have done for you by doing things for others.
    • It is thanking God for happiness by striving to make others happy.