Today's News

  • Youth Basketball
  • One man’s decision, sometimes

    The last few Harrison County basketball games that I have watched and some games on television have brought me to this conclusion.  The game is too difficult to officiate so let the players call their own fouls like we do in backyard and school ground games.  
    Or at least we used to when we played backyard and school ground games before hand-held electronic devices.  
    This would first eliminate the block/charge foul.  

  • Sports beat

    Track athletes continue
    improvement at Mason Co.
    Coaches Danny Simpson’s and Robert Walker’s Harrison County track runners traveled to Mason County for the third in the series of indoor track meets last Saturday.  
    Junior Kassidy Cook ran the second fastest all-time Harrison County at the 55M distance as she covered the distance in 9.35 seconds. Cook finished third in the event. She also ran the 55M dash in 8.10, which is also the second fastest for a Fillie at that distance.  

  • Doram selected First Team All Region in coaches poll

    Harrison County senior Jordan Doram has been selected first team All-10th Region by the coaches of the 10th Region schools.  
    She is joined on the first team by Sarah Futscher of Bishop Brossart, Erica Rogers of Montgomery County, Sandra Skinner of George Rogers Clark and Asia Sims of Bourbon County.  
    Doram was the only Harrison County player listed on the three all region teams or the honorable mention list.  

  • Breds, Fillies derail Engineers

    The final boy/girl home doubleheader Thursday night saw the Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies matched up with their counterparts from Estill County High School.
    The boys played first on this night and set the stage for a Harrison County sweep.
    Junior guard D.J. Jenkins was the catalyst early as he sliced through the Engineers’ defense for a couple of easy baskets in the final home game for the Harrison County seniors.  

  • LVC Midterm classes begin March 17

    It’s not too late to get started on your college education this semester at the Hilltop. Midterm classes begin March 17. Students have the opportunity to choose from a variety of offerings.
    Those classes being offered at the Licking Valley Campus include:
    •BRX120 Blueprint Reading
    •HIS240 Kentucky History (traveling)
    •OST105 Introduction to Computers
    •NAA100 Nursing Assistant I (full)
    •CPR 100 (1cr.)
    •FHM 100 Dosage Calculations
    •NAA 115 Nursing Assistant II

  • Harrison County Band students participate in EKU Clinic

    A concert on Saturday, Feb. 22, was the culminating event for 13 Harrison County Band students who participated in the 25th Annual Eastern Kentucky University Honor Band Clinic.  
    Students were selected for participation in the clinic based, in part, on director nominations.
    The clinic weekend began on Thursday evening with a round of auditions that determined seating for those selected to participate.

  • Academic briefs

    The Western Kentucky University forensics team won the 2014 Kentucky Forensic Association state tournament on Saturday, Feb. 22, keeping alive a 24-year streak that began in 1991.
    WKU was triple-crowned the team individual events sweepstakes state champion, the team debate sweepstakes state champion and the overall team sweepstakes state champion. This year’s tournament, hosted at Gateway Community and Technical College in Florence, featured teams from all across the Commonwealth participating in speech and debate events.

  • Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program deadline near

    The USDA Farm Service Agency’s Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) provides financial assistance similar to crop insurance to eligible producers affected by natural disasters.
    The upcoming deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the NAP are March 1 and March 15.
    The crops for March 1 deadline are: Alfalfa, clover, grass, millet, mixfg, teff.

  • Rotary annual fundraiser