Today's News

  • Submissions needed for county history, family book

    A rich burgundy leatherette with a gold embossed emblem featuring our historic courthouse will provide the cover for the Harrison County History and Families Book, as a result of a recent vote of the Harrison County Historical Society.

  • Kentucky State Fair results

    By Morgan Bretland, FFA Reporter
    I think our county would be proud of how well we did at the Kentucky State Fair. Our very own Harrison County FFA members worked very hard on their entries of tobacco, hay and flowers, not to mention the livestock shows and contests they competed in.

  • Harrison County Search and Rescue
  • High school renovation to add new gas lines

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Among the current change orders in the Harrison County High School renovation will be the addition of new gas lines for the building’s heating and cooling system, David Case, assistant superintendent, said at the regular meeting of the Harrison County School Board Tuesday night, Aug. 27.
    Tests on the existing gas lines, some of which are buried deep beneath the foundation of the high school, have revealed that the system is not holding enough pressure to keep the school compliant with established building codes, Case explained.

  • Harrison County Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Sausage biscuit or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Cinnamon rolls, string cheese or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Pancakes with syrup, yogurt or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Egg patty with toast, string cheese, or cereal with toast, orange juice or fresh fruit, choice of milk.

  • HMH receives infection control award

    When patients are admitted to Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH), each one can be confident the best care is given by the most educated and trained medical staff in the area. Case in point, the staff at HMH has recently undergone extensive training to enhance patient care focused on preventing a common healthcare-acquired infection called catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI).

  • Stock Chart
  • MCTC/LVC announces new instructor

    Paul Burgess is the new instructor of reading and writing at the Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College.  
    Burgess will be teaching such courses as English 101 and 102, Reading 20 and 30, Developmental Writing ENC 90 and 91. Burgess will also be designing some literature courses to teach.  
    Burgess is originally from Hilton Head Island, S.C. He has a Bachelor’s of Arts in English and Spanish from the University of South Carolina in Beaufort and a Masters in Renaissance Literature from the University of Alabama.  

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Aug. 19, 2013
    Timothy J. Bowman, 1957, to enter plea; failure to wear seat belts - guilty plea entered, $25; possession of controlled substance-second degree, 3 counts drug paraphernalia-buy/possess - guilty plea entered, 90 days, probated, costs; operate motor vehicle under influence of alcohol/drugs-first offense, controlled substance prescription not in original container-first - guilty plea entered, $200, service fee, costs, ADE, operators license suspended 90 days.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    Aug. 24 – At 2:05 p.m. An injury accident occurred on U.S 27 approximately 3.5 miles south of town when Christopher Turner of Salyersville lost control of his vehicle while trying to avoid a collision with a gold vehicle that had pulled out in front of him.
    Aug. 27 – At 5:38 p.m. A non-injury accident occurred on U.S. 27 seven miles north of town. Michael Thomas Kearns was driving his flat bed truck he reported hearing a loud pop and the vehicle suddenly caught fire.