Today's News

  • Woman’s Club installs new officers

    The Woman’s Club of Harrison County met Friday, May 8, at Hospice of the Bluegrass for its monthly luncheon and meeting.

    President Anna Ruth McLoney presided over the event and welcomed members and guests then led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.  Cheryl Case introduced her guest for the Luncheon, Alean Spicer of the Community Action Council.

  • Sports this week May 13-May 16

    Friday, May 15, Class AA, Region 4 Meet at Scott High 4 p.m.

    Wednesday, May 13, at Montgomery Co. V/JV 6 p.m.
    Saturday, May 16, vs. Estill Co. (H) Varsity 12 p.m.
    Saturday, May 16, vs. Johnson Central (H) Varsity 4 p.m.
    Saturday, May 16, vs. Johnson Central (H)  JV 5:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, May 13, at Fleming Co. V/JV 5:15 p.m.
    Wednesday, May 13, at Grant County Freshman 5:15 p.m.
    Thursday, May 14, at Walton Verona Varsity 5:30 p.m.

  • Sports Beat -May 14

    Cook sets long jump record
    Kassidy Cook broke a Harrison County long-jump record last week, but was overlooked in the stats.
    A recheck of the meet results from the Harrison County All Comers Meet held last Thursday uncovered the stats.  

  • Fillies and Breds win home match-ups

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The Harrison County Fillies and the Harrison County Thorobreds were on the Hilltop Tuesday and each posted impressive wins.
    The Fillies spotted Scott High two runs in the top of the first before banging out 15 hits and 17 runs in a 17-2 three inning win over the 6-14 Lady Eagles.  

  • Breds defeat two regional rivals

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The Harrison County Thorobreds won two more games against 10th Region opponents in games played on Wednesday and Thursday.
    Last Wednesday, Harrison County received a masterful pitching performance from sophomore Reese Asher in a 2-0 win over the Montgomery County Indians in Mt. Sterling.  
    Asher allowed only two hits as he went the distance except for the last out of the game, which Spencer Free recorded with a ground out to second.  

  • Bred win two of three in Orme Classic

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    “It would have been great to go into the final week with a seven-game winning streak,” said Coach Mac Whitaker following the Thorobreds’ 12-2 loss at the hands of 9-15 Madison Southern. “But we had a good week and hopefully will learn from our mistakes tonight.”  
    The Hall of Fame mentor of the Thorobreds was visibly disappointed in his team’s effort in the loss to the Eagles, but was careful to not throw the whole week out with the wash.  

  • Fillies roll over Bears and Jackets

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The Harrison County Fillies rolled over Bracken County, 15-0, on Wednesday and Nicholas County, 10-3, Thursday to improve to a 20-7 record on the year.  

  • Track enters region with home and away success

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    “We are not the same track team that we were at the start of the season,” said Coach Danny Simpson. “We have made improvements despite injuries and the weather. We will be a factor in the region competition.”

  • Nine Scout troops go camping

    girl scouts. Harrison County Girl Scouts had a great time camping at Camp Cardinal in Olive Hill, Ky. Seventy girls and leaders spent the weekend of May 1-3 cooking on fires, hiking, making crafts and just enjoying nature. The 70 girls represented nine Girl Scout troops from the county. If you would like to join Girl Scouts, contact Jenny Tapp at 859-234-5829.



  • Ammerman celebrates reaching century mark

    Dr. Howard K. Ammerman, who grew up in Harrison County, celebrated his 100th birthday in mid-April in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

    He lives in Chapel Hill with his daughter and son-in-law, Alice and Tom Keyserling.