Today's News

  • Lizer named winner in 2018 Jim Claypool Conservation Art contest

    Hailey Lizer was named the Harrison County winner in the 2018 Jim Claypool Conservation Art Contest.  This contest was produced as a partnership between Kentucky Farm Bureau and the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts, and themed: “Diggin’ It!”
    Students, grades K-12, from across the Commonwealth used the soil theme to create 45,281 art entries.  

  • Smith to present program to the Harrison County Extension Homemakers

    The Harrison County Extension Homemakers Association presents Jemima Boone: Life on the Frontier. Jemima Boone was the fourth child of Daniel and Rebecca Bryan Boone. Her family helped establish Boonesborough, Ky. Jemima married Flanders Callaway in 1777. The Boone and  Callaway families went on to settle in Missouri.
    Boone will be presented by Betsy Smith, a native of Cynthiana, Ky., and a summa cum laude graduate of Georgetown College. Smith is a program presenter of the Kentucky Chautauqua, as are her husband and sons, Ed, Ethan and Harry Smith.

  • School Menus

    April 29-May 3
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Bacon and toast, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Biscuit and gravy, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Sausage, egg and cheese slider, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: French toast sticks, fruit, choice of milk or juice.


  • archery
  • Track teams compete in Lafayette and Mason County meets

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County track and field teams were part of a 17-team meet at Lafayette on April 9 and an eight-team meet Saturday, at Mason County.
    The undermanned Fillies and Thorobreds had trouble competing in the large meet especially the Fillies who have a very small squad.  
    Gema McCauley scored all five of the Fillies points at Lafayette finishing fourth in the high jump with a leap of 4-feet-4-inches.  

  • Day signs baseball grant with Georgetown
  • Breds win two of three in HMH Invitational

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison Memorial Hospital Invitational, held last weekend, saw the Thorobreds win over Sayre and Bath County while losing to Lexington Christian.  Harrison County completed the tournament with a 12-5 record.

  • Fillies soccer falls to Robert Campbell, ties undefeated LCA on Eighth Grade Night

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The 6-2-1 Harrison County Middle School soccer team ran into the toughest part of their schedule in the last two matches facing undefeated Robert D. Campbell on Thursday night and undefeated Lexington Christian Academy on Tuesday.  
    Robert Campbell brought a tough, aggressive, veteran team to the Hilltop on Thursday to seek revenge over the Harrison County squad that had eliminated them last year in the conference finals.  

  • Basketball Fillies hold awards banquet Sunday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Fillies basketball team celebrated the end of the season where they were 38th District champions and Tenth Region runners-up with an award’s ceremony Sunday afternoon, April 14.  The event was held in the Harrison County High School gym. 
    After the meal Coach Kim Marshall and her staff gave out multiple awards.  Freshman coach Chelsea Hill began with the freshman team awards. 

  • Mike's Minute

    What a better week than the dreaded tax week to write about speculation. After all many tax returns are based on guessing (speculating) what one can get by the IRS, the greatest public service organization in the country.  Not my taxes mind you since neither Kelli Mulberry nor my wife let me have much input into the final deductions that make the cut.  
    The coaching speculation begins at Northern Kentucky with the Norse.