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Today's News

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding July 19, 2011
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Jason Angel, bond forfeiture hearing; motion to forfeit bond granted, order entered.
    Jerry W. Hall, 1986, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; hearing held, found to have violated probation, probation revoked, one year sentence imposed.
    Harold Trimpe, 1981, pretrial conference; flagrant non-support, persistent felony offender-second degree; case dismissed.

  • Cummins-Cobbins plan September wedding

    Tyris, Alarra, Airsiah Cobbins, along with their grandparents, Vesta Cummins of Georgetown, Ky. and the late Blaine Cummins, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents, Cartia Renee Cummins and Larry Denard Cobbins Jr., son of Vivian Bender and Larry Cobbins Sr. of Hattiesburg, Ms.
    Cummins is a 2001 graduate of Harrison County High School. She is employed as a receptionist at the Scott County unemployment office and is also a certified nursing assistant.

  • Renovate strawberry patch

    The strawberry was first cultivated in the 14th century after a French spy collected a berry from Chile and presented it to France’s King Charles V who then planted it in the Louvre’s Royal Garden.  
    By the 17th century this Chilean strawberry was crossed with some found in the Virginia colonies which gave way to the large-fruiting varieties we enjoy today. But don’t be fooled, large does not always mean flavorful.

  • May family to host Farm Field Day Aug. 8 near Leesburg

    David and Nancy May will host the first of three field days in Harrison County on Monday, Aug. 8, at 6 p.m. The farm is located on KY 1842 just outside of Leesburg. The farm is a rolling beef farm and wooded area with in excess of 500 acres.
    During most field days, a tour is made of the farm layout with an observation the operation.

  • Brooks- Palmer to wed Aug. 27 in Georgetown

    Haley and Taylor Palmer of Georgetown, Ky., announce the forthcoming marriage of their father, Jonathan Journey Palmer of Georgetown, to Emily Sue Brooks of Lexington.
    Brooks is the daughter of Francis Leo Brooks of Harrodsburg and Susan Brooks of Lexington.  She is a 2002 graduate of Bryan Station High School, Lexington, attended EKU 2002-2005 and attends Midway College School of Nursing.  She is employed with Kohl’s of Georgetown.

  • Tobacco disease update and prevention suggestions

    Blue mold finally moved out of Pennsylvania, and fortunately it went north.  
    On July 21, a case of the disease was reported in an 8-acre field of tobacco in Massachusetts. Apparently this was a very mild outbreak that affected a handful of plants in the planting.  
    Current information from the North American Plant Disease Forecast Center at NC State indicate that the threat to Kentucky and surrounding states from blue mold remains extremely low.   

  • Local man completes Kentucky Agricultural Leadership Program

    Todd Harp of Paris recently completed a Kentucky Agriculture Leadership Program.
    Agriculture and rural communities face tremendous challenges in today’s political, social, and economic environment. Thus, it is critical that this industry develop leaders to address these challenges and create opportunities for future generations.

  • McCauley to celebrate birthday

    Thomas Jackson McCauley of Harrison County will celebrate his 95th birthday on Friday, July 29.

  • MyPlate: A new symbol, suggestions for eating healthy

    The MyPlate symbol, with a plate, fork and drinking glass, simplifies the message for healthy eating. The plate is divided into four equal sections – vegetables and fruits fill the left half, and grains and protein fill the right. The glass represents dairy products.

  • Drastic weather calls for drastic calendar

    There’s no doubt that last winter was difficult.
    It was tough for families and businesses, but it also wrecked havoc on the school system’s calendar.
    The end of the school year was a scramble to get all the days of instruction in that are required by the state.
    Many years ago, possibly in the late 70s when there were snow storms of epic proportions, Harrison County students not only had extended days, they also had to go on Saturdays.