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Today's News

  • Harrison County Adult Day Valentine’s event
  • School Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST

    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    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.

  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Harvest helper
    6. Obi ___
    9. Disagreeing votes
    13. _ ____ in the sand
    14. International workers’ group
    15. *One of Violent Femmes?
    16. Consumed
    17. Common Russian given name
    18. Dead-on
    19. *He took a “Walk on the Wild Side”
    21. *First woman in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    23. Cauliflower ___ on a boxer
    24. Garden intruder
    25. Attorneys’ org.
    28. Italy’s obsolete money
    30. Mexican liquor distilled from desert plants

  • Industrial hemp shows promise in ag crop futures

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    While there is no immediate market for industrial hemp yet, there are plenty of  central Kentucky investors betting on a bullish future for the crop, said University of Kentucky agronomist David Williams at the annual Harrison County Soil and Conservation breakfast Tuesday morning. 

  • Harrison County Farm Bureau celebrates Food Check-Out Week

    The cost of food in America remains affordable.
    According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, American consumers spend, on average, just over 10 percent of their disposable income for food.
    That means the average household will have earned enough disposable income – that portion of income available for spending or saving – to pay for its annual food supply in about seven weeks, said Kentucky Farm Bureau president Mark Haney.

  • Wildcats in Red Hats chapter competes 11th year together

    In January the Wildcats in Red Hats chapter met at Biancke’s with Wanda Gaunce as hostess and played Lazy Bridge at the home of Gaunce.
    Wanda Jones hosted the February meeting at Paula’s Restaurant and also played bingo.
    The chapter traveled to Rafferty’s in Lexington in March. The day was hosted by Kathy Brooks.
    Hostess Ruth Ann Perraut planned the day at Wilshires in Georgetown for the April get-together.
    In May, Marian Crawford hosted the ladies at The Cellar in Lexington.

  • R.A. Williams Co. tries to wash hands of Cedarbrook sewer

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The R.A. Williams Construction Company informed the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) that it plans to close the books on its management of Cedarbrook Wastewater Treatment on Saturday, Feb. 28.

  • Tuesday’s special election will be at National Guard Armory

    Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has called for a special election on Tuesday, March 3, to fill the seat of Wayne Blevins Jr. who resigned as representative of the 27th Senatorial District.

    Blevins was elected as Rowan County judge-executive in November. The March 3 special election will be to fill Blevins’ unexpired term.

  • HCMS Academic team competes in KAAC District Governor’s Cup

    The Harrison County Middle School Academic Team placed first overall at the KAAC District Governor’s Cup on Jan. 17 at HCMS.  
    Students competed in future problem solving (FPS), written composition, quick recall, and written assessment in the areas of math, science, social studies, arts and humanities, and language arts.  
    The team consists of sixth, seventh and eighth grader students.