Today's News

  • Young Eagles
  • Breds have successful basketball camp

    The Harrison County basketball Thorobreds spent the majority of last week on the road in three Scott County gyms playing basketball in the Georgetown College Summer Camp.  

  • Fillies’ busy summer continues

    Coach Kim Furnish and the Harrison County Fillies summer vacation is hardly a vacation as we know it.  

    The Fillies played on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday last week and will have a similar schedule this week.

  • Sports beat

    Harrison County Youth Football needs volunteer coaches

    The Harrison County Youth Football Association is gearing up for its 2013 football season. The HCYFA s actively searching for coaches for all age groups (flag, lower and upper tackle division). All positions are available. Any coach who has volunteered in the past must re-apply and be approved by the HCYFA Baord.

  • What’s wrong with Ky.’s state-supported schools?

    I watched parts of the college girls’ softball World Series this year, which ended with Oklahoma beating Tennessee for the championship.  

  • Unusual temps have fields looking sluggish

    This year several farmers are doing a great job of rotating corn fields to soybean fields. No-till is an excellent practice because we take care of weed and disease problems with crop rotation. Only one problem, someone forgot to tell the slugs.
    The residue from last year’s corn crop is a perfect environment for slugs to live and thrive while consuming young soybean plants for their evening meal. While we continue to have moist and cool conditions, slugs will continue to thrive.

  • Records


    Judge Jay Delaney

    presiding June 4, 2013


  • ‘Tea at Ridgeway’ event held at Flat Run Veterans’ Park

    On Sunday, June 2, the Harrison County Heritage Council, a sub-group of the Harrison County Historical Society, held its first annual Tea at Ridgeway (aka The Handy House) with guest speaker Christopher L. Starr of Boston, Mass.
    Starr, the third great -grandson of Ridgeway’s original owner and builder, U.S. Congressman Col.William Brown, made the trip to Cynthiana in hopes of encouraging the growing support for the structure’s restoration that has increased over the last year.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 13
    Berry City Commission will meet Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    FRIDAY, June 14
    Relay for Life will be held Friday beginning at 7 p.m. and continuing to 7 a.m. Saturday morning. Gates will open at Ingles  Stadium at 5 p.m. New survivor registration will begin at 6 p.m. The welcome from the co-chairs will be held at 7 p.m.

  • Bear receives Kentucky Colonel certificate

    At the June 3 Harrison County Board of Adjustment meeting Karen Bear, chairman, was honored for her nine years of service to the Board and was presented with a Kentucky Colonel certificate. Jane Thomas, a former member and chairman of the Board presented the certificate. She has been an asset to the Board and provided many volunteer hours to serve the citizens of Harrison County. Bear was very knowledgeable about the County and led the Board as Chair in a very professional manner.