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Today's News

  • Bowlers have some big shoes to fill for the 2012-13 season

    The Harrison County High School bowling team lost five bowlers last year due to graduation. Four boys and one girl moved on to college or other endeavors after completing the four years at Harrison County High School.  
    Ashley Boyd, Justin Edens, Justin Mitchell, Zach Schneider and James Snapp will all be missed this year by the Fillies and Breds bowling teams.  

  • Harriers finish season in the Meet of Champions at Masterson Station

    The Harrison County Cross Country team finish its regular season Saturday as runners competed in the Meet of Champions at Masterson Station Park.  
    The meet, which had 14 varsity girls’ teams, 31 varsity boys’ squads along with many middle and elementary runners is considered to be one of the top meets in the state for the season. It is, in fact, the championship for middle and elementary schools and there were more than 1,500 runners in all in the middle and elementary fields.

  • 10th Region girls’ soccer coaches name all region teams, 4 Fillies included

    There were only three soccer teams in the 10th Region girls’ competition with winning season records.  
    The region winner, Bishop Brossart, Campbell County and the Harrison County Fillies each compiled records of winning more than they lost.  
    In addition to the three leaders, George Rogers Clark and Montgomery County had winning records against region competition.  

  • Woodford County rolls past Breds in Senior Night battle

    The game started with a 10-plus minute drive by the Harrison County Thorobreds which ended with only a field goal by senior Daniel Klapheke.  
    This drive, while what the Breds wanted, was an omen of things to come in more ways than one.  
    Harrison County committed three illegal procedure penalties on the drive which showed a lack of focus, according to Coach Jim Carr.  

  • UK ticket winner
  • Vet pursues health care career

    Kary JuJuanna Sams joined the Navy in 1987 and was on board the USS Puget Sound AD-38 for 3 ½ years as a boat swain’s mate.  
    She served in Desert Storm and says, “It was definitely a powerful experience.”  
    She came home from the Navy in order to care for her mother.  
    Sams is a veteran attending the Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College.  
    She has finished her Certified Nurses Aide and Kentucky Medicine Aide  and is now working on her credential in Phlebotomy.  

  • Mental Health Awareness event at LVC

    On Thursday, Oct. 18, the Licking Valley Campus hosted a Mental Health Awareness Event with almost 100 people in attendance.  
    The program was coordinated by Melinda Walker, Instructor of Psychology, and William Webber, Instructor of Music and Religious Studies.  
    Tyler Anthony Rogers was the guest speaker. There were several area mental health organizations that shared information and discussed mental health services.

  • Reunions

    CLASS OF 1987
    The Harrison County High School Class of 1987 will hold its 25th reunion on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Roh’s Opera House, 133 E. Pike St., Cynthiana, from 8 p.m. to midnight.
    Remember when everyone met up at the movies on Tuesdays and Thursdays? Come reminisce. It’s now owned by our own ‘87 classmates Phillip Nickerson, Roger Slade and James Smith. We will mix and mingle and enjoy hor d’oeuvres. Cash bar will also be available.

  • Fallen soldier to be honored with memorial highway dedication

    A local soldier who died while serving in Afghanistan will be honored with a Memorial Highway along KY 19 (Milford-Powersville Road) in Bracken County.  State and local officials will recognize Sergeant Jeremy R. Summers during the dedication on Thursday, Nov. 1 at the corner of KY 539 (Milford Neave Road) and KY 19 (Milford-Powersville Road).

  • Gillispies celebrate 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 26

    Gaylord and Betty Jo (George) Gillispie of Lexington, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 26. They were married Oct. 26, 1962  at First Assembly of God Church in Lexington.
    Betty was a hairdresser and Gaylord retired from I.B.M. after 30 years and he has been a United Methodist Church minister for 43 years.