Today's News

  • HMH Auxiliary donates funds to purchase equipment for patients

    The Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) Auxiliary completed 2013 by raising $24,000 for Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    The HMH Auxiliary Gift Shop made a profit of nearly $11,000 and fundraising events sponsored by the HMH Auxiliary raised close to $13,000. All proceeds go directly to HMH for the patients from the community.
    In February, the HMH Auxiliary board of directors approved funds to purchase two beds with Tempur-Pedic mattresses for the HMH medical/surgical department.

  • Fayette County woman loses $500 to jury duty phone scam

    Better Business Bureau serving Central and Eastern Kentucky is warning of a jury duty phone scam that tricked a Fayette County woman into paying a $500 “fine” for allegedly missing jury duty.
    The woman tells BBB she received a phone call at home Tuesday night from a man identifying himself as an “officer” with the Fayette County Warrant Division.
    He told her she had failed to appear for jury duty and was in contempt of court. He told her she must pay a fine over the phone to avoid being arrested immediately.

  • UPDATE: Escaped convict captured

    Steven W. Price, who escaped from the Grant County Detention Center on Thursday, April 3, was captured Thursday night after an off-duty Cynthiana Police Officer recognized Price and called for an on-duty officer.

    Price walked by Ptl. Nathan and Kayla Linville's Pike Street home about 9:30 p.m. Cynthiana Ptl. Michael Kiskaden and Kentucky State Police troopers made the arrest.


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  • Antioch-Robinson Homemaker Club meets monthly at Antioch Church

    By Edna Jane Butcher
    The Antioch-Robinson Homemaker Club is one of 13 Homemaker clubs in Harrison County.
    We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at Antioch Mills Christian Church on US 27 North.  
    Members enjoy getting together for fellowship as well as learning new information on various topics from the lessons and min-lessons.  
    We have a Christmas party each year. Instead of exchanging gifts, we give a donation to the Harrison County Food Pantry. We also donate to the 4-H Camp Scholarship fund.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Madison Renae Ward, March 19, daughter of John and Ann Ward.
    Harrison County to start drug court. Drug courts are special courts offering substance abuse treatment as an alternative to jail time for non-violent criminal  offenders. This will in the long run prove more cost effective to the county and aid in cutting down on crime. The real purpose of a drug court is to treat addicts and make them productive members of society.

  • 'Running OUT is your sign that you will RUN IN to Jesus'

    In the spring of 2009, thousands of Americans lost their jobs due to the fall of the auto industry.

  • HCMS bands excel at state assessment
  • Gospel dreamin' leads to questions

    As I mentioned in last week’s column, here at the paper we never know what kind of conversation we’ll have when the phone rings.

  • Church News

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


    The Church of Nazarene invites the community to join Bro. Wayne Knopp Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m. as he teaches on the warnings to America: Comparing America to Israel. The church is located at 103 5th Street.

  • HCHS band is Distinquished at KMEA assessment

    The Harrison County High School Concert Band performed at the KMEA Concert Band Festival Assessment on Tuesday, March 25, at Martha Layne Collins High School in Shelbyville. 

    The band performed three prepared selections and was required to sight read one additional piece.