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Today's News

  • BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
  • Academic briefs

    The University of Louisville released the names of students who achieved its dean’s list for the Fall 2012 semester.
    Included on the list are Harrison County residents: Rachel Marie Ammerman and Amber Lee Campbell
    To achieve dean’s list, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average.

  • Academic briefs

    Augustus Madsen, a sophomore at Harrison County High School, has been accepted to the 2015 class at The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science-a residential high school on the campus of WKU in Bowling Green.
    The Gatton Academy selected 70 Kentucky residents this year to attend the program.
    Gatton Academy applicants are high school sophomores who will have completed geometry, algebra I and algebra II by the end of their sophomore year.

  • HCHS speech team finishes fifth in the KHSSL state tournament last weekend

    Harrison County High School’s defending state speech champion in dramatic interpretation is now a two-time state champ. Jackson Sanders earned his second title in impromptu speaking at last weekend’s state tournament in Lexington.
    Also, last year’s state champion in declamation, Erin Bradford finished in the top two this year.

  • Kerns celebrate 50th anniversary

    Billy and Pat Kern celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 9. They were married on March 8, 1963.  
    They celebrated  with a surprise party at the Rohs Opera House. They were blessed to have many friends and family attend.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Landon Christopher Gooden, March 12, son of Chris and Kendra Gooden; Nevaeh Lynn Taylor, March 14, daughter of Tiffany Shields and Tim Taylor.
    Harrison County is among a list of Kentucky counties to be declared a major disaster. The declaration triggers the release of federal funds to help recover from the severe winter ice and snow storms, heavy rains, flooding, tornadoes and mud and rock slides that occurred Feb. 15-16. FEMA will provide financial assistance to Harrison County.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Selena Sullender, 48, and Ronald Keith Barnes, 53, married Feb. 8, 2013.
    Ryan Kaye Barr, 34, and Anthony Abiel Marler, 35, married Feb. 16, 2013.
    Beverly Lynn Lester, 26, and Timothy Ray Dotson, 31, married Feb. 20, 2013.
    Kaitlin Ann Johnson, 20, and James Carl Courtney, 24, married Feb. 23, 2013.
    Cindy Diane Slusher, 41, and Steven Dale Lyvers, 53, married Feb. 25, 2013.

  • 2013 Extension Leadership Event
  • Understanding plants and their needs will make for a better garden

    With spring just around the corner, with my brain a little mushy from a long cold winter, I thought it was time to brush up on some garden nomenclature.  
    I have long been convinced of the value of understanding more about plants than the mere fact that they need sun, soil and water.    
    The more we learn about what it is that plants need and how to determine if they are getting it, the more we will enjoy the act of gardening.

  • Young Farmers banquet planned for Monday

    The Harrison County Young Farmers is planning their local banquet on March 25, 2013 at the Harrison County Extension Office. Meal will begin at 7 p.m. with guest speaker Warren Beeler with the Ky Dept. of Agriculture to follow.
    Any questions call Jerry Prows at 859-234-6428.