Today's News

  • Roberts, Fowler will talk college on Super Sunday Weekend

    Sherelle Roberts and Shane Fowler will speak at the Super Sunday worship service on February 22, 2015 at St. James AME.  Super Sunday is an event across the state of Kentucky where community colleges partner with churches to especially encourage our minoritites to attend college.

  • School Board Appreciation Month
  • New Millennium Club
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alaina Rose Coppage, Dec. 10, daughter of Michael and Lori Coppage; Ashante Skye Wiglesworth-Stafford, Jan. 11, daughter of Nikki Wiglesworth and Daniel Stafford; Lilyan Grace Winkle, Oct. 15, daughter of Kelvin and Laura Winkle.
    News anchor for WKYT-27, Lexington, Amber Philpott (formerly of Harrison County), visits Westside Elementary on 100th day of school and met up with her grandfather Goebel White. She is the daughter of Gary and Theresa Philpott and the granddaughter of Eula Philpott and Gayle White.

  • Project Linus Make-a-Blanket Day planned for Feb. 21

    The North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus invites the community to participate in its Make-A-Blanket Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, at the First United Methodist Church, 1280 Lexington Road, Georgetown.

  • Emergency operations center to open at former county clerk’s building

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    The former offices of the Harrison County Clerk and PVA on Oddville Avenue are being converted into an emergency operations center and headquarters for the jailer, emergency management team and search and rescue squad, Judge-Executive Alex Barnett announced at the regular meeting of the fiscal court Tuesday night.
    The building space on Oddville Avenue became available for other uses when the county clerk and the PVA offices were re-located into the renovated Harrison County Courthouse.

  • Harrison County Go Red Committee plans heart disease awareness events

    February is American Heart Month, and the Harrison County Go Red for Women Committee is doing its part to raise awareness of heart disease in women. This year marks the 11th anniversary of the national heart disease awareness campaign.
    Eleven years ago, the American Heart Association discovered that heart disease killed more women than men. Based on these findings, the AHA formed Go Red For Women, a campaign to bring awareness of heart disease through education. Accomplishments of the 11-year campaign include:

  • Fairness Alliance makes plans to help addiction treatment

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    Members of the Cynthiana Fairness Alliance are taking a proactive stance in the community effort to ebb the rising tide of heroin abuse in Harrison County.
    Following on the heels of the community meeting on heroin abuse sponsored last November by Champions for a Drug Free Harrison County,  Kellin Shepperd, a Berry resident and a Fairness Alliance member, took it upon herself to contact local and regional health care organizations about establishing a local drug treatment clinic.

  • School suffers mid-year reduction in SEEK funding

    Harrison County Schools were informed by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) in a January “Fast Five” memo that there would be a mid-year reduction in anticipated SEEK funding, resulting in an estimated loss of over $100,000 in this year’s budget.
    The loss is roughly equivalent to the revenues that the school hoped to gain from the four percent tax increase the school board approved last August, reported Julie Asher, Harrison County School finance director, at the regular January meeting of the Harrison County School Board.

  • School Menus

    Feb. 2-6
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk..
    TUESDAY: Mini cinnis or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal and yogurt, juice or fruit, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Mini pancakes, strawberry splash or cereal and yogurt, fruit, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Scrambled egg patty on biscuit or cereal and yogurt, fruit, choice of milk.