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Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Archers fifth in middle school state,
    sixth in high school
    A year that was thought to be a rebuilding one for the Harrison County Middle School archery team appears instead to be a reloading year.  
    Several talented eighth grade archers moved on to the high school last May, but those remaining took up where they left off by finishing fifth out of 49 teams in the state tournament.  
    The middle school team had a balanced attack with all involved shooting for good scores. So good in fact, that the squad was only 18 points from second.

  • Football Alumni Team
  • TMMK $10k grant allows HCHS students help restore Beaver Creek

    A donation from Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. was presented to the Ohio River Foundation for student education and participation in  a creek restoration project.
    The Ohio River Foundation was awarded a $10,000 grant from TMMK to have Harrison County High School students participate in restoring Beaver Creek.

  • Project Linus seeks blankets for children of fallen soldiers

    Project Linus is seeking help to honor some special heroes. The local North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus is holding a quilt drive to benefit the TAPS Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors.
    Part of the 18th annual TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar, the camp is held over Memorial Day weekend in Arlington, Va., and provides a special experience for children who are grieving the loss of a loved one who died while serving in the U.S. military. The camp’s capacity is maxed out again this year, with some 1,600 children registered to attend.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 12
    Harrison County Community Health Fair. Thursday, April 12 from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Harrison County Middle School (parking at the back entrance). Free tests and screenings. New this year will be a complete blood count. Sponsored by Harrison Memorial Hospital, Wedco District Health Department, Harrison County School Systems and Community Education Center, Harrison County Extension Office, and UK Markey Cancer Center.

  • Church News

    UNITED METHODIST
    YOUTH COUNCIL
    The Harrison County Youth Council will be hosting a Skate For a Cause at Charlie’s Roller Skating Rink on Hwy. 36 on April 15 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Entry Fee is a $1, skates $6. All proceeds will go toward the Chestnut family. Donations are welcome.
    For more information call 859-954-0961. Come and support the Chestnut family.

    UNION BAPTIST

  • Letters frm Lisa

    Sometimes I get letters or emails from people that make me want to spit tacks.
    I’m not talking about critical letters. (Those make me want to hide under my covers, suck my thumb and cry.)
    I’m talking about letters from people, from fellow Christians, who are sure God isn’t pleased with them and who are desperate for a how-to to help them get back on track, to finally be faithful to God.

  • Extension reaches out to military families

    Do you know any military who might be interested in either sending their children to camp or attending camp together?
    Military Extension Adventure Camp (MEAC) camps are high-adventure based camps for military service members and their teenage children (ages 14-18) to attend together.

  • Legislative session’s final day set aside for considering vetoes

    On Thursday this week, the General Assembly returns for the legislative session’s final day, which is traditionally set aside for considering any vetoes the governor may issue.
    This year, however, there will also be other work done during that time, which is expected to include passing the state’s road plan, approving a major initiative designed to crack down on prescription drug abuse and giving the go-ahead to an innovative proposal that will use coal-severance dollars to boost the number of four-year college degrees in coal-producing counties.

  • Wileys to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Jim and Pat Wiley will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on April 14 with their four children, Bobby (Teresa) Wiley, Alice (Billy) Smiley, Patrick (Jessica) Wiley and Chris (Kacy) Wiley.
    The couple has five grandchildren, Addison, Jarrod, Emma Wiley, Keith and Samantha Smiley, and three great-grandchildren.