Today's News

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 6, 2018
    Estate of William Frazier Jr., other hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Kenneth L. Gill, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Edward D. Haymaker, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Richard Steven Perkins, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Charles R. Thompson, probate hearing; order entered.

  • Marching Thorobreds have strong showing in rain- shortened Colonel Classic

    After debuting the first half of its field show at the football game, the Marching Thorobreds competed for the first time this weekend.  
    The band travelled to neighboring Bourbon County for the annual Colonel Classic.  
    The rain, which threatened activities all weekend, seemed to want to stay away until the competition actually started.  
    The Nicholas County Band had only just begun its performance when a torrential downpour came from seemingly nowhere. The band, to its credit, did not even flinch when the rains started.  

  • USDA launches Trade Mitigation Programs

    USDA launched the trade mitigation package aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. Producers of certain commodities can now sign up for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP).

  • KFB seeking participants for the 2019-20 LEAD Class

    Recruitment for Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) next group of participants in the two-year, Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development (LEAD) program is now underway. Up to 16 individuals will be selected for this intensive learning experience to equip the next generation of agricultural leaders with the tools to manage tomorrow’s challenges.

  • Cash Express honors first responders
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle/Solution

    1. Hunk
    5. Cough syrup amt.
    8. “Scene one, ____ one”
    12. Grand theft target
    13. Broflovski of “South Park”
    14. Polished surface of gem
    15. Simpleton
    16. A in A = b x h
    17. Tarzan’s swing rope
    18. *Dream football destination
    20. Medley
    21. Olden-day Celts
    22. *Mo. of NFL preseason games
    23. Confine a river
    26. Khufu’s resting place
    30. ____ Tsu
    31. First little piggy
    34. List of chores

  • Winchester man apparently drowns in river on Saturday

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer

    A Winchester man fell from a boat on Saturday morning, Sept. 8, close to Terry Dam, and hasn’t been seen since.
    Harold Porter Lamb, 77, was fishing with Anthony “Hank” Durham, close to the dam, when problems with the their trolling motor led to catastrophe.
    The boats had put in at the River Road Park boat ramp in the South Fork of the Licking River, just below the John Hunt Morgan Bridge.

  • Hamburger Week concludes on Saturday

    Five local restaurants are participating in Hamburger Week, which ends on Saturday, Sept. 8.
    Those restaurants include Trindy’s, JJ’s, Biancke’s, Fryman’s Hilltop Grill and Ashford Acres Inn.
    All but Ashford Acres will have their hamburgers as a part of their daily menus, through Saturday.
    Ashford Acres will feature its bourbon-glazed hamburger creation on Thursday night, beginning at 6 p.m, in the courtyard at the venue located just east of town on KY 32/36.

  • Drop your Drawers for the Clothing Closet

    September is Drop your Drawers Month for the Harrison County Clothing Closet.
    The request is for new underwear and socks to be donated and dropped off at the Closet at 202 W. Pleasant St.
    HCCC served about 2,400 clients in 2017. That’s a lot of undies. All sizes are needed, but especially men’s boxer-briefs S, M, and L and women’s panties sizes 5-9. Drop Your Drawers sock and underwear drive will continue through the end of September.

  • Tire Amnesty is this week

    The Harrison County Tire Amnesty program is this week, Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 6, 7, and 8. Old tires can be taken to the old state highway garage on Connersville Pike between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.
    Residents are urged to use this time to get rid of old tires.