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Today's News

  • City files extension for Safe Routes to School sidewalk improvement

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    It appears that the sidewalk improvement project is back on the table.

  • Election workers still needed for May 20 primary

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    Harrison County Clerk Linda Furnish was given permission to recruit additional election officers to assist with the primary election on Tuesday, May 20.

  • Charlotte’s Web auditions set for April 28, 29, 30

    The Rohs Opera House will have auditions for its next stage production, Charlotte’s Web, on April 28, 29, 30 at the Rohs Opera House. Auditions will be open to anyone who would like to be involved. Cast includes roles for all ages.

  • Unintended truck wash

    Just after launching his fishing boat on the South Fork of the Licking River, the brake line popped in Daryl Perraut’s truck and it slid into the river after the boat. Fortunately, the team at Dailey’s Body Shop were close enough to respond immediately to the emergency. In the picture, Trevor Maxwell and Dexter Dailey are holding the tow line while Perraut hooks the cable to the front end of his truck.

  • Score 'N' More
  • Sports beat

    Lady Jackets edge Fillies Tuesday
    The Nicholas County Lady Jackets stopped the Harrison County Fillies seven-game winning streak Tuesday night with a 5-4 win on Shirley Field.  
    Nicholas County scored all five runs in the top of the sixth to erase a 2-0 Fillies’ advantage. Bailey Conley pitched 6 2/3 innings for the Fillies giving up nine hits, walking four and striking out nine.  

  • HCMS Soccer
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Susan Lee (Soo Hyun Lee) Gareis, June 12, 2003, daughter of Peter and Mary Ann Gareis; Skyler Evan Peak, March 22, son of Sonya and Matthew Peak; Koda James Spencer, April 12, son of James Spencer and Crystal Pergram.
    Ben Mansur of Cynthiana will be a featured crafter at the governor’s Derby Breakfast.
    Harrison County Softball Fillies extend win streak to five games. Freshman softball Fillies tie for third in Elizabethtown. Breds pound Pendleton County, win three of last four baseball games.

  • Upcoming Extension Homemaker events

    By Benita Peoples, Co. ext. agent
    The Harrison County Extension Homemakers have been very busy, diligently planning and preparing events and activities that promote community unity. One of those events supported by the Homemakers is the Women’s Health Issue Seminar. It was just held last Monday evening. Guest speakers provided valuable information on The Importance of Quality Sleep; Alzheimer’s disease – Living in the Moment; and Windex, Weight Loss and Being a Work in Progress.

  • Slade recognized for years of dedicated service as treasurer of the historical society

    By Virgie Wells, Contributor
    Dorothy D. Slade was honored by the Harrison County Historical Society on Thursday, April 17 at Biancke’s restaurant. The Historical Society’s President, Donald Wagoner, organized the gathering to honor Slade’s 14 years of service as treasurer of the historical society.
    Twenty-three people attended the dinner and ceremony.
    Former Cynthiana Mayor Virgie Wells gave the invocation.