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Today's News

  • Grand jury issues charges in 12 cases

     

    Eleven people were named in 12 indictments issued by the Harrison County grand jury on Tuesday.

    Matthew Stephens, 25, is accused of stealing seven guns from the home of Stephan and Heidi Coghill between June 1 and Aug. 2, 2012.

  • Deputy retires

    Deputy Steve McCauley: A farewell celebration was held at the Harrison County sheriff’s Department in honor of the forthcoming retirement of McCauley. McCauley was presented with his service weapon by Sheriff Bruce Hampton as well as the Kentucky Colonel Award by State Representative Tom McKee.

       

  • King sentenced to two 10-year sentences in arson, stabbing cases

    Michael King, who set fire to his couch and then told police the reason for setting the fire was because his wife left him, was sentenced in Harrison Circuit Court Tuesday.

    King, 48, was initially charged on March 13, 2012, with six offenses. Two months later, he was again charged for offenses he attributed to love gone wrong.

  • Train vs. truck collision closes New Lair Road

    A New Lair Road railroad crossing was closed for most of Monday morning following a train vs semi truck collision on County Infirmary Lane.

    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, a semi truck stalled at the railroad crossing on County Infirmary Lane Monday around 9 a.m.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 11-15

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

     

    BREAKFAST

  • Don’t fall for ‘free’ airline ticket scam

    Consumers across the country are receiving mailings indicating that they have won two round-trip tickets from US Airlines, according to a recent release from the Better Business Bureau. Another similar letter indicates that one can redeem a travel voucher for two round-trip, airline tickets. This letter also contains what appears to be a check but says “Must Be Redeemed for travel certificate,” near the bottom. 

  • Barr named to Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Oversight and Investigations panels

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Andy Barr received assignments on two key subcommittees with the House Committee on Financial Services: the subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit and the subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

  • Church News

    SALEM CHURCH
    OF CHRIST
    The  community is invited to join us at Salem Church of Christ, Salem Pike for a Good Friday service of praise, prayer and reflection on March 29 at 7 p.m.
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    Salem Church of Christ, Salem Pike, will host the Sam Marsh Family Singers on Saturday, April 6 at 7 p.m. for a night of 4-part harmony and acapella praise to God.  The community is invited.

  • Living an awe-full life

    The other day I listened to an interview with Alexandra Horowitz as she discussed her book, “On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes.”
    She lives in New York City with a dog and a toddler, and frequently walks around her neighborhood, traveling the same route, passing the same buildings and businesses and trees and traffic.
    After taking the same walk many hundreds of times, she realized she never noticed where she was going. So, the next time out she decided to notice as much as she could.

  • HMH awarded Best Places to Work in Kentucky for third consecutive year

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2013. The awards program was created in 2005 and is a project of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) and Best Companies Group.