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Today's News

  • Tennis teams split matches with Paris and Montgomery County

    Harrison County’s varsity tennis squads played host to Paris and Montgomery County last week with the same but different results. 

    In the Paris match, the girls were edged out by the Lady Hounds 2-3 while the boys won 3-0. 

    The next night versus Montgomery County’s Indians, the boys were soundly defeated 0-9 but the girls won 5-4.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT

    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding April 20, 2010

    CRIMINAL CASES

    Bobby Crump, 1975, sentencing; attempt unlawful transaction with minor-first degree, controlled substance under 18, attempt custodial interference; sentenced to 240 days in jail, balance of days probated.

    Joshua Corbin, 1980, sentencing; facilitation trafficking controlled substance (first degree) first offense; 240 days in jail, imposed but probated.

  • Fillies take record to 19-2 with a rout and a thriller

    The Harrison County McDonald’s Classic didn’t get to play through to its end due to the rain and storms of Saturday. However, there couldn’t have been a better game than the Fillies and Grant County’s Lady Braves on Friday night. 

    Before we go into that game, the first Fillies game of the evening was the 5:30 p.m. start against Tates Creek, who came into the fray with a 1-15 record. 

    Harrison County began the night with a 17-2 record and a 10-game winning streak as they faced the hapless Lady Commodores.

  • Luke Garnett is “Mr. Georgetown”

    At the Georgetown College Athletics Awards program, Luke Garnett of Harrison County was named “Mr. Georgetown.”  This award recognizes achievement on the field of endeavor as well as in the classroom and the community.  During the Mid South Conference Track Meet Garnett took second in the 10,000M Run (32:54.34) third in the 5000M Run (15:55.38) and was a member of the third place 4 x 800M Relay Team.

  • School Menus

    May 3-7

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL

    MONDAY: Egg, cheese, biscuit, juice choices, choice of milk.

    TUESDAY: Cereal, sausage, toast, juice choices, choice of milk.

    WEDNESDAY: French toast, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    THURSDAY: Cereal, toast, sausage, juice choices, choice of milk.

    FRIDAY: Pancakes, bacon, juice choices, choice of milk.

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • Sports Beat

    Harrison County track schedule change

    The track meet scheduled for Friday, April 30, at Madison Central has been cancelled. The Woodford County Invitational on Saturday, May 1 will replace the Madison Central meet on the schedule. 

    Little League start delayed by weather

    The rain of Friday, Saturday and again Monday have set back the start of the Little League season. 

  • Academic Briefs

    MOREHEAD DEAN’S LIST

    Morehead State University Dean’s List for the 2009 Fall Semester includes the following local students:

    Miranda Beagle, Ashley Bradford, Adam Evans,, Matthew Kearns, Laura Kendall, Amber Kilby, Tracy Lair, Eirikka Lotz, Sara Moredock, John Michael Reitz, Miranda Turk, Jennifer Wells, Cassiah Winkle, all of Harrison County.

  • Reunions

    BUENA VISTA ALUMNI BANQUET

    The Buena Vista Alumni Banquet will be held at the First United Methodist Church Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 6 p.m. All former students, teachers, alumni and friends are welcome.

    For reservations call Dorothy Slade at 234-5835 by May 11. The meal will be $13 per person.

    ODDVILLE ALUMNI DINNER

    The Oddville School Alumni dinner will be held at the Cynthiana Christian Church fellowship hall on Saturday, May 29. The get-together of old friends and begin at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

  • Church Briefs

    BENSON UNITED METHODIST

    Healing and Prayer Service

    The congregation, Senior Pastor the Rev. Woody Woodford and friends of Benson United Methodist Church, just off of US 27 N. at KY 1744, invites Harrison and surrounding counties to an evening of personal healing. Everyone is welcome regardless of church affiliation, faith, or creed. The evening is free of charge.

  • Trial by media, not how it is drawn up

    Ben Roethlisberger’s guilt remains in question. If nothing else, he is guilty of extremely poor judgment and of being too big for his britches. However, no state or federal laws contain any punishment for poor judgment, being a jerk, or any other things that are known for sure about Big Ben. 

    We can speculate about what he actually did with the young woman who was in the bar though she was under age. Of course, I know that being underage is not reason enough to be mistreated, I am just saying she was somewhere she wasn’t supposed to be.