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Today's News

  • Refreshing salads for warm days

    (BPT) - Nothing says “summer is here” like a fresh salad bursting with garden-fresh vegetables, herbs and flavors. So how do you toss some zing into your salad to get your family and friends craving more? Follow these five simple steps to create eye-popping, mouth-watering and crowd-pleasing bowls of healthy and delicious salads.
    Many shades of green

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jonathan Tyler Freeman, Feb. 10, son of Stuart and Angela Freeman; Kaitlyn Marie Hunt, April 6, daughter of Larry Jr. and Brenda Hunt; Linkin Chase Kiskaden, May 13, son of Lee and Nancy Kiskaden; Madison Nicole Perkins, May 30, daughter of Santana Perkins and Billy Reffett; Sidney Louise Sowder, May 17, daughter of Jeffrey and Sammie Sowder; Landon Jackson Whitaker, April 3, son of Rusty and Stacey Whitaker.
    Sharon Hill returns to Northside Elementary School as its new principal.

  • Ernie Pyle and D-Day: A 70th anniversary celebration: The Horrible Waste of War

    Editor’s Note: In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, we present this re-print of an article from the great wartime reporter, Ernie Pyle, on the day after the Normandy Beach invasion. In doing so, we honor the memory of the American and European soldiers involved in this unforgettable struggle to secure victory for the allies during World War II.

    NORMANDY BEACHHEAD, June 16, 1944 – I took a walk along the historic coast of Normandy in the country of France.

  • Ernie Pyle and D-Day: A 70th anniversary celebration: A Long Thin Line Of Personal Anguish

    Editor’s Note: In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, we present this re-print of an article from the great wartime reporter, Ernie Pyle, on the day after the Normandy Beach invasion. In doing so, we honor the memory of the American and European soldiers involved in this unforgettable struggle to secure victory for the allies during World War II.

     

  • Kentucky State Police "Trooper Island" Benefit
  • Strong men of HCHS sweep competition

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    Friday, May 23, the Harrison County strong man participants from Harrison County High School football, wrestling and basketball teams were involved in the strong man competition held at Western Hills High School.  

  • Freshman archer is right on target

    It’s not the pressure of competing for placement in a national archery tournament that gets to 15-year-old Macy Robles, it’s the few minutes after.

  • The second time I made a mistake

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    My dad always told me when he made a mistake that it was the second one he ever made.  The first was when he thought he was wrong.  

  • Fillies lose region final to Clark County, 5-1

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer

    The Harrison County Fillies could not find their hitting sticks last Wednesday night in Covington as they lost the regional championship game to George Rogers Clark, 5-1.  

  • Sports Beat

    Thorobred Golf Scramble is Saturday

    Harrison County High School varsity cheerleaders are hosting a golf scramble to raise money for new uniforms and equipment. The event will be held at Houston Oaks Golf Course in Paris on Saturday, June 14. There will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The cost is $50 a person or $200 per team. Dinner will be provided.