Today's News

  • Breds swat Yellowjackets in Versailles Friday night

    The Harrison County football Thorobreds closed out the regular season Friday night as they defeated the Woodford County Yellowjackets 41-34 in a game of momentum changes.


    Ashton Brooke Varney, Scott Andrew Sadler, Ashleigh McKinley, Zachary Mastin, Kassidy Cook, Trenton Thompson, Tyler Tolson, Chase Bailey, Cody Richie, Justin William Cook, Dylan Patrick Taylor, Ernesto Ortega, Katelynn Brunker, Melissa Fraley.



    Traffic Cases


    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.

    presiding Oct. 28, 2013



    Arrests, citations, warnings

    Oct. 25 -- Chad A. Herrington, 26, was cited on Oddville Avenue for reckless driving and failure to comply with address change.

  • Veteran’s Day program

    The annual Veterans Day program will be held Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the veterans walk location in Battle Grove Cemetery. The Navy branch of service will be recognized.

  • Tolliver pleads guilty to incest

    The Harrison County man who was indicted in August on three counts of incest has changed his plea.

    Handsome Lee Tolliver, 45, will be sentenced Jan. 7 in Harrison Circuit Court following a pre-sentencing investigation and evaluation.

  • 13 arrested in drug sweep

    Thirteen men and women were picked up in Harrison County last Friday morning as part of the statewide Operation Black Friday drug sweep.

    Kentucky State Police, Harrison County Sheriff’s Department and Drug Enforcement Special Investigations (DESI) East began knocking on doors at 9 a.m. Friday and lodged 34 charges against the 13 individuals.

  • USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Increases Guaranteed Loan Limit

    John W. McCauley, State Executive Director for Kentucky’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), announces that the loan limit for the Guaranteed Loan Program increased to $1,355,000 on Oct. 1. The limit is adjusted annually based on the “Prices Paid to Farmers Index”, compiled by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
    “Raising the guaranteed loan limit will allow FSA to better meet the financial needs of producers across the Commonwealth,” said McCauley.

  • Save Your Leaves

    Leaf raking is an autumn chore that only children enjoy because they get to undo it in one fowl swoop. We rake and pile and they jump. I propose a new approach that just may make us all happy:  adults can still rake a little, children can still play and trees will benefit from some mulch and fertilizer. At the farm raking leaves is passé; we let them stay where they fall (with reason, of course) which is usually beneath their canopy.