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Today's News

  • Pig roast to raise funds for 9/11 memorial

    The Harrison County Fire Protection District will be hosting a pig roast in order to raise money for the Harrison County 911 Memorial.
    According to the Harrison County Fire Protection District, the $25,000 goal, which is needed for the construction of the 911 monument, has yet to be met through donations.
    In an effort to continue raising money for the project, a pig roast will be sponsored by the district on Friday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m., on the Harrison County Courthouse Lawn.

  • Parks and Recreation issue stirs heated debate at fiscal court

    A heated discussion arose among Harrison County Fiscal Court members during the first reading of the new Parks and Recreation ordinance Tuesday night.
    Like many past controversial discussions facing the fiscal court, the proposed Parks and Recreation issue stirs lengthy discussions and debates every time it is brought up.
    Perhaps the strongest opponent of Parks and Recreation on the fiscal court, Bradley Copes, continues to argue the issue of potential higher budgeting needed in order to operate the proposed Parks and Recreation.

  • Bullying not issue in teen suicide, say officials

    Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 10, at Ware Funeral Home for the Harrison County Middle School student who took her own life last week..
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, Brandi Dawn Ballinger, 14, was discovered by her mother outside their residence on Bowman’s Mill Road Thursday, Oct. 4.
    “The mother called 911 after she discovered her daughter laying in the front yard with a family owned pistol near her body,” said Detective Paul Olin.

  • Veterans eligible for license designation

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has received reports from numerous circuit clerk offices of misunderstanding about how veterans can obtain a driver’s license imprinted with the newly authorized “Veteran” designation, which became available on Monday, Sept. 24.
    Kentucky veterans who wish to have the designation must present form DD214 - the Department of Defense form that verifies service - at the office of the circuit court clerk when renewing licenses.
    Important points:

  • News Briefs

    Spooky Boo-Wow parade is Oct. 27
    The third annual Spooky Boo-Wow Howl-o-ween Parade will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Harrison County Courthouse. All proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Harrison County.  The parade is sponsored by Xi Beta Beta, a service sorority, as a committee of the Harrison County Fiscal Court.

    Trick or Treat will be Oct. 31

    The witching hours for Cynthiana ghosts and goblins will be 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31, for ages 12 and under.

  • Farm Hand Award
  • Chestnut weevil thwarts this year’s harvest

    A Voice-Tribune reader recently asked about the worms in her chestnuts; well, I am afraid I am in the same boat.  
    We have chestnut weevils. I love our nut grove for a multitude of reasons: It shelters our meat chickens that are ranging freely in its shade; the sheep graze and even munch on fallen nut meat. In other areas we collect pecans and Chinese chestnuts among other offerings.  
    The pecans are clean as a whistle this year, but the chestnuts are a bust.  

  • Breds offense offensive in 14-0 loss to Holmes Friday

    Forty-four total yards and five first downs will not win many if any games. Yet that was the total output for the Harrison County Thorobreds Friday night in the homecoming battle with the Covington Holmes Bulldogs.
    Homecoming Queen Kaitlyn Gooden and King Todd Vaughn ruled over the Friday night festivities that featured improved play for the Thorobreds, especially defensively, but in the end the Breds could not score and the Bulldogs scored twice.

  • HCHS Homecoming Pep Rally
  • Volleyball season ends, Fillies drop 3-1 verdict to Lady Cats

    The Harrison County Fillies volleyball team ended the season with a 14-18 record as they fell three sets to one to Pendleton County Tuesday night.  
    The opening round of the 38th District hosted, by Harrison County, first saw Deming defeat Nicholas County, 3-1, as the Lady Black Devils advance to the district championship game while the Lady Cats followed by defeating the Fillies, 3-1, as well.