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Today's News

  • Carnico Contre Dancers to begin new season Sept. 6

    The Carnico Contre Dancers begin their fall Thursday dance season on Sept. 6 at 7 p.m., dancing at 238 E. Main St., next door to Edward Jones Investments, Carlisle.
    Community dances of England, New England and Appalachia will be taught and called by David Blair. Partners are not required and previous experience is not necessary. Clothing should be comfortable, loose and non-restricting. Shirts and shoes are required.
    Admission is $5 a night for adults, $2 for children six to 15, children under six are free. There will be no child care and must not run free.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: EmmaRae Lashae Thurman, Aug. 23, daughter of Kevin and Barbie Thurman.
    Next Step Program to GED success now being offered through the Community Education Center. The program is a way to help families learn and work together as a team to improve their ways of life.
    Harrison County Air Force JROTC cadets presented the colors and raised the flags that will be flown over the new Justice Center. The new county flag, state flag and the U.S. flag were raised.

  • Reunions

    CLASS OF 1992
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1992 will hold its 20th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Cynthiana Country Club from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
    The cost is $30 per couple or $20 individual. Cost includes finger foods and music.
    For questions, please contact Todd Probus at tprobus@yahoo.com, 859.494.4276, or join the “HCHS Class of 1992 20th Reunion” page on Facebook.

  • Kentucky introducing new, tamper-resistant driver’s license

    Kentucky in August begins a transition to a new driver’s license that, while similar in appearance to current licenses, contains security features for greater protection of privacy and resistance to tampering.
    “The new licenses are the manifestation of Kentucky’s efforts to improve the level of service provided to our customers, in addition to securing a credential Kentuckians use each day,” Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Department of Vehicle Regulation Commissioner Tom Zawacki said.

  • Wright joins Jamberry Nails industry

    Angie Wright, Cynthiana, has recently joined Jamberry Nails, a direct sales party plan industry, as an independent consultant while attending a conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
    Jamberry Nails was the creative concept of three sisters who are passionate about their own nails. They designed nail shields that could be put on in the comfort of their own home.
    Nail shields are safer than conventional products, with no harsh chemicals, will last approximately two to three weeks, and are available in an array of artistic colors and designs.

  • Louisville to host National Quartet Convention

    During the week of Sept. 9-15 over 40,000 Southern gospel music fans, representing at least 40 states and more than a half dozen foreign countries will converge in the city of Louisville, Ky. for the 55th annual National Quartet Convention.
    This year, many of the most popular names in southern gospel music will be featured throughout the seven-day event. In addition to the many popular quartets, trios, duets and soloists featured throughout the week, some of the most prominent keynote speakers in the country will be featured.

  • Hospital visit spurs valet parking idea for UMC

    To some it may seem a bit high class, but to others it is another way to serve.
    First United Methodist Church is now offering valet parking for all attendants of Sunday school and worship.
    “I noticed when I came to be pastor of the church that the amount of handicap parking was minimal at best,” explained pastor Mike Coppersmith.
    Coppersmith said a recent trip to Central Baptist Hospital with a family member gave him an idea to eliminate the issue of handicap parking.

  • Soccer Breds tie Indians at Athletic Complex Thursday, roll past Royals

    In what Coach Nick Hill referred to as “the entire team firing on all cylinders,” the Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team tied Montgomery County 0-0 last Thursday at the Athletic Complex.  
    A nice crowd from both schools witnessed an intense battle from the opening kick, which saw the Thorobreds take the action to the Indians in an unusually physical game for the Breds.  

  • Register for mid-term classes at LVC

    Maysville Community & Technical College, Licking Valley Campus classes for midterm start on Oct. 15. There is a  process to sign up for classes. First, students need to apply.  Second, students should make an appointment with their advisor.  Third, students should register. Finally, order books. There are several  people at the hilltop to help students through every step of the process. For questions or to make an appointment with an advisor call 859-234-8626 extension 66424.  

  • New teachers join elementary and middle school faculty

    Harrison County's elementary schools and middle school has a few new faces on their faculties. Some are veteran teachers and a few first-year teachers.