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Today's News

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Clayton Chase Arnold, March 26, son of Rick and Jackie Arnold; Rebecca Mae Berryman, March 19, daughter of Terrie Berryman; Faith Ann Harney, March 25, daughter of Dale and Libby Harney; Austyn Lane Williams, March 24, son of Donald and Crystal Williams.
    A new stockyard will be located in Harrison County on Poindexter Pike. Goat Haven Ranch, Inc. and Walking Stick Enterprises was originally looking to be located in Dry Ridge, Ky. The facility will be comprised mainly of goats and sheep.

  • Dirt Dogs
  • Harrison County Elementary Academic League

    The Harrison County Elementary Academic League just completed the third year of competition by hosting a double elimination tournament on March 24. The tournament, held at Indian Creek Christian Church, was well attended by parents, grandparents and school personnel all celebrating the academic growth of these talented young people.

  • HCMS Reading Counts
  • Project Graduation Bake Sale
  • USDA reminds producers of approaching CRP sign-up deadline

    Landowners, farmers and ranchers are reminded that the opportunity to enroll in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) general sign-up 43 ends on Friday, April 6. Producers who want to offer eligible land for CRP’s competitive general sign-up may enroll at the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county office, 103 Rodgers Park Dr., where their farm records are maintained.

  • Harrison County District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding March 25, 2012
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Donald A. Brown, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Thomas Wesley Buckler, probate hearing; passed to be re-noticed.
    Estate of Albert C. Sexton, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of John X. Sgro, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Garnett Smiley, probate hearing; order entered.
    In re: Stanley E. Hiten Estate, other hearing; order entered.
    In re: Karen Leigh Hill, probate hearing; order entered.
    CIVIL CASES

  • Middle School soccer
  • Azaleas in the sun

    Did you know that azaleas and rhododendrons are essentially the same thing? They are both members of the rhododendron genus; they have similar blooms and similar cultural requirements.  
    Some say the primary difference between the two is the number of pollen-bearing stamens:  rhods have 10 or more per flower and azaleas have only five.  
    The rhododendron genus is divided into five main groups:  Large-leaf rhods; small-leaf rhods; Vireya rhods; deciduous azaleas; and evergreen azaleas. The latter two are our primary concern here.  

  • Local KY-ASAP Board receives award

    The Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy and the Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy has awarded the Bourbon-Harrison Local KY-ASAP Board the 10-Year Celebration and Achievement award for outstanding accomplishments in providing substance abuse education, prevention, treatment and law enforcement initiatives for the past 10 years.
    The award was presented Thursday, March 1 at the 1st Presbyterian Church, 517 Pleasant St., Paris, Ky.