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Today's News

  • New penalty added for violation of ‘No Texting’ law; points on driver license

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced this week that a new enforcement measure aimed at saving lives on Kentucky highways.

    At the Governor’s direction, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet soon will assess “penalty points” on the operator’s licenses of drivers who are cited and convicted of violating Kentucky’s law against texting while driving.

  • Berry man charged in Robertson County shooting

    A Berry man is in jail following a shooting last week in Robertson County.

    Keith Case, 38, of Berry, was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 6, and charged with first degree assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

  • Behavioral Health receives $4 million for system of care expansion

    Kentucky will enter into a $4 million, four-year cooperative agreement with the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to enhance services and supports for children and youth with behavioral health needs, and their families, the Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities (BHDID) announced today.

  • The ‘Yes’ of Life

    What do all models, musicians, actors, writers, and artist of all genres have in common? The extreme highs and lows of the entertainment and arts industries. The manic behavior of the numerous and dreaded “no” and then that one simply and satisfying “yes.” It is what we do with those yeses that make it count.

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  • Sports beat

    Soccer Fillies have first scrimmage Saturday in Frankfort
    The Harrison County Fillies will have their first test Saturday as they travel to Frankfort to play in the Frankfort Soccerama.  
    The Fillies will be one of 10 soccer teams in the all-day event which begins at 9 a.m. with the host Lady Panthers facing Spencer County. Franklin County will do battle with East Jessamine at 11 a.m. followed by a 1 p.m. tussle between Presentation of Louisville and Bath County.  

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  • Time is precious, so take advantage of the time you have

    The Harrison County football team held its annual Maroon/White game Friday night and there was a decent crowd for the game.  
    Thursday night the boys’ soccer team held its game with the alumni team and the volleyball squad scrimmaged Bourbon County and the crowds for these were okay but could have been better.  
    In fact, they all could have been better.  
    This leads me to the title of this week’s article and how it relates to sports.  

  • Thorobreds sharp in Maroon/White battle Friday night

    The Harrison County football team took to the field Friday night in Ingles Stadium with a stronger and quicker team that began the year in 2012.  
    It was apparent from the beginning of the scrimmage that the offense on both the Maroon and White teams was gifted with several talented skill players and some good line play.  
    Quarterbacks Robbie Stroub and Brock Jenkins took advantage of the speed that both their running backs and wide receivers were blessed with to strike early and often against the still-in-the-learning-stages defenses facing them.