Today's News

  • Biancke's will re-open, says owner

    The historic Biancke's Restaurant that caught on fire Wednesday afternoon will re-open, according to its owner, Mary Todd Ashbrook.

    Firefighters were dispatched to the fire about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday when smoke was detected in the men's restroom, which is on the ground floor in the third dining room.

    The fire was contained to the third dining room and the apartment above, where Ashbrook and her husband JD reside.

  • Grayson edges Henson for Mooney title by one stroke

    Mason County’s Izzy Grayson sank a long birdie putt on the 18th hole Sunday to win the Joe Mooney Invitational by one stroke over defending champion Joe Henson.  
    Henson, who is a two-time winner, made his birdie on the hole after narrowly missing an eagle, which would have put the match into a playoff only to see Grayson sink one from more than 10 feet for the win.  

  • Auto Systems’ rally falls short in 8-7 loss to LEE

    In the Little League Game of the Week last week, the Auto Systems team rallied for three runs in the bottom of the fifth but came up one run short in an 8-7 loss to LEE.  
    LEE (Lucas Equine Equipment) jumped on top early in the game as they scored two runs on two hits and an error in the opening inning.  
    Casey Sledd doubled and scored for Auto Systems in the bottom of the first when he advanced on a single by Thomas Thompson and scored on a wild pitch for a 2-1 score after one.

  • Robinson Dam swimmer injured


    A Harrison County man is making a slow recovery following an accident at Robinson Dam on Saturday, June 22, around 8:30 p.m.

  • Some odds and ends before the fourth

    I feel like I need to express my concerns and observation about the Recreation Department situation and what I think I know about what is going on there.  
    As most of us know the director resigned, asked to be rehired all at nearly the same time and is no longer the director.  
    Jim Roberts is acting director, which is an even more difficult job than being director and he is doing his level best.  

  • Hutchison changes plea on federal indictment


    Richard Lee Hutchison, the Harrison County man who faced a federal indictment on drug charges, entered a guilty plea last week in U.S. District Court in Lexington.

    The plea agreement was entered on  June 18 by Judge Joseph Hood.

  • Sports beat

    Church league softball sign ups
    now being accepted
    Park and Recreation is accepting team sign ups for church league softball. League will start on or about July 15 and run through Sept. 16.
    For more details call Jim Roberts at 859-298-5113.

    Harrison County Youth Football needs volunteer coaches

  • Fab Fourth is Saturday at Flat Run Park

    It won’t be the Fourth, but it promises to be Fabulous just the same.

    This year’s Rotary-sponsored Fabulous Fourth will be Saturday, June 29, at Flat Run Veterans’ Park. This will be the second year the event will be staged at the Park and not on the Hilltop, said Ralph Deitemeyer, co-chair of the event.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Brown complains to federal judge


    As the Brenda Kay Brown bankruptcy case continues in U.S. District Court with motions and orders based on a settlement agreement that was reached Aug. 24, 2012, and is now under appeal, Brown is making a claim that she was misled by attorneys as well as questioning the motives of the bankruptcy trustee.