Today's News

  • Fillies win over Mason County, lose heartbreaker at St. Pat

    The week’s basketball action did not start out well for the Harrison County Fillies as they dropped a 69-28 Thursday night game to the Lady Bears of Bracken County.  
    The 8-5 visiting Lady Bears out-played the Fillies in every aspect of the game to take the victory.
    However, on Saturday night a different Harrison County team took the floor in Maysville St. Patrick’s tiny gym and played the 8-8 Lady Saints to a close game losing by one at 49-48.  

  • HCMS Colts clinch Southern Division title

    On Monday night, the Harrison County Middle School Colts eighth grade version continued to record victories as they added Powell County to their list of conquests.  
    Playing their third game in five days, the eighth grade squad ran off 10 straight points to open the second half and never looked back in defeating the eighth grade Pirates on the Bucs’ home floor.  
    Only three players scored for the Colts, led by Zach Pulliam who netted 16 points.  Brock Jenkins added 12 and Jovon Williams scored six points.

  • Halfway point for NCAA basketball regular season

    The conference seasons are just beginning for the college basketball teams and there have already been many surprises and a lot of excitement.  
    It is apparent that on a given day or night there are probably 20 teams that could put the five or six wins together that it takes to win the March Madness tournament.  

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  • Garrison-Oaks wed in Gatlinburg

    Mr. and Mrs. Charles Garrison Jr. announces the marriage of their daughter, Amy Michelle Garrison, to Steven Mathew Oaks. The couple was united in marriage on Jan. 1, 2012 in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
    Garrison is a 2002 graduate of Maysville Community and Technical College with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She is employed by Community Action Council as a Preschool teacher. She will also be graduating the Nursing program at Maysville Community and Technical College in May of 2012.

  • Sosbes to be honored with anniversary reception Jan. 21

    James Lewis ‘Buddy’ and Carol L. Courtney Sosbe of Harrison County will celebrate their 50th anniversary on Jan. 18. They were married on Jan. 19, 1962 at Pleasant Green Baptist Church in Harrison County.
    They have three children, James Lewis Jr. ‘Jimmy,’ Michael Tod (Angie) Sosbe and Pamela Nicole (Jerry) Hicks, all of Harrison County; six grandchildren, James Michael, Bennett Lewis Sosbe, Bridget, Brooke, Jared and Mary-Katherine Hicks, all of Harrison County; and a special niece, Judy Gail Faulkner.

  • Open house planned at local animal shelter

    The Flora Shropshire Animal Shelter will host an open house on Saturday, Feb. 4 from noon to 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come and celebrate the shelter’s birthday. Sponsored by the Humane Society of Harrison County. Cake and soft drinks will be available, plus you might find your next best friend there.
    View the new Sallie McKemie Cattery and check out the puppy room. There are plenty of nice dogs, cats, puppies and kittens needing good homes.

  • Extension office to host Couponing 101 workshop

    I remember a time, not so long ago, when couponing was not fashionable. There were even rumors of coupons being discontinued because people just were not using them. The tide has turned.There are hundreds of couponing websites, newspaper columns, blogs and even a television show about extreme couponers. Consumers are searching for ways to make their dollars go farther and couponing can result in significant savings.

  • Museum Musings

    * Charter and Ordinances, 1915 - Sec. 249 - “No automobile or motor vehicle shall be run or propelled upon any of the streets, alleys or ways of the City of Cynthiana, from one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise without having and keeping lighted one or more lamps or lanterns, which shall be attached to such vehicle so as to be free from obstructions by the other parts thereof and show a white or red light visible from a reasonable distance in both front and rear.”

  • Harrison County Football Alumni

    The Harrison County Football Alumni will hold a meeting on Sunday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. The meeting is to prepare for the annual banquet to be held in August.
    Hall of Fame inductees, time of banquet and any other business will be discussed.