Today's News

  • Second Chance

    One morning I was having a cup of coffee and reading my Bible when I heard the sound of a large truck. Then it hit me. I forgot to take the trash cans out to the street.


  • Church News

    OF GOD

    Calvary Assembly of God will host an auction on Sunday, April 6 at 1 p.m. in the gym. The event is a fundraiser to help reduce the building loan debt.
    The church is located at 325 Webster Ave.


    The Central Christian Church Ladies night out will be March 31 to Golden Corral. Meet at the church. All ladies invited for a night of good food and fellowship.

  • Skinner appointed to professional planners association


  • HCHS Students of the Month for Jan, Feb and March
  • Honor Roll

    ST. EDWARD School
    The St. Edward School Honor Roll for the third nine weeks includes:
    First Grade - All A’s
    Jessica Hailey, Jackson Ware.
    First Grade - A/B Honor
    Isaac Furnish, Grace Lang.
    First Grade - School Honors
    Bill Hailey.

    Second Grade - All A’s
    Abigail Rion, Skylar Hatfield, Calvin Heimlich.
    Second Grade - A/B Honor
    Meredith Fryman, Grace Scrudder.

    Third Grade - All A’s
    Avery Barnes, Jacob Hargett.

  • LVC Extension offers childcare training

    The Licking Valley Campus Workforce Solutions and Wedco District Health Department are sponsoring a childcare training.  
    This training will take place at the Licking Valley Campus Extension in Harrison Square on Saturday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  
    The cost of the class is $45.  The training will have three classes including:
    •Carol Carson, child care health consultant with the Wedco District Health Department, will teach a session entitled, Domestic Violence and the Effect on Children.  

  • Changes made in Kentucky GED program

    The GED program in the state of Kentucky has recently undergone some important changes for the benefit of the students working to complete the work and pass the test.  
    This new test was in place beginning in January 2014.  Some of those changes include:
    •The test now covers four areas, Reasoning Through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies
    •The question forms vary from multiple choice to fill in the blank, drag and drop,  hot spots, short answer and extended responses.  

  • HCHS band participates in KMEA District Festival Assessment

    On Saturday, March 22, 20 students from the Harrison County High School Band participated in the KMEA District Solo and Ensemble Festival Assessment held at Twenhofel Middle School in Independence, Ky.
    Twenty-five events were performed by HCHS students including 11 solos, six duets, four trios, two quartets, one sextet and one seven-member percussion ensemble.
    All but one of these events received a distinguished rating from the KMEA adjudicators.

  • Records

    Traffic Cases

    March 15 -- At 4:41 a.m., a non-injury accident occurred on Cook Road about four miles south of town. Timothy Hill was delivering newspapers when he lost control of his truck and struck a utility pole.
    March 15 -- At 10:21 p.m. a non-injury accident happened at 678 Smalley Branch Road nine miles east of the city limits. Heather Whitson’s car was sitting on a steep embankment when it began rolling backwards down the hill on its own, striking a tree.

  • Youth minister sentencing date set

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    The former Cynthiana youth minister who was indicted on multiple sex-related charges in December 2013 will be sentenced April 15.