City employees will be required to an ID card starting Monday, Feb. 8. Mayor Bill Neyer says this will add a new level of security in Harrison, ensuring that real city employees can be easily identified.

Starting Monday, Feb. 8, Mayor Bill Neyer has initiated two policies for city employees involving dress code and identification. 

Lindsay (Wyckoff) Bowlin, class of 2002, donated a kidney on Dec. 9, 2015. She and her husband, Lusion Bowlin, snap a picture moments before she is wheeled into the operating room at IU Health. Bowlin’s kidney went to a complete stranger and she says her recovery was easy.”If I had the ability to do it again, I would I mean I would do it in a heartbeat,” she said.

A Harrison native recently gave a life changing gift, she says if she could do it again, she would. The gift? Her own kidney. The recipient? A complete stranger. 

Photo by Sandy Minor/The Harrison Press: Hunter Barge was one of eight Wildcat individual champions at the Southwest Ohio Conference. His victory in the 126 lb. weight class contributed to an overall win for the Cats who claimed their third straight conference title.

The Harrison Wildcats won their third consecutive Southwest Ohio Conference wrestling title on Saturday, capturing individual titles in eight of the 14 weight classes. 

Harrison’s other six wrestlers finished among the top four in their weight classes.

Front row, front left, Alex Anderson, Kayla Childs, Kayla Nowlin, Sydney Turner, Sydney Cliffe, Kaylee Fox, and Tylyn James. Back row, Carah Kreimer, Austin Miller, Mallory Fox, Eric Hafley, Maddie Rechel, and McKenzie Ruehl. Not pictured, Mason Brunner.

William Henry Harrison High School held its college signing day last week and 13 athletes signed with a variety of schools to play sports at the collegiate level after graduating from high school this spring. Harrison athletes, their chosen college, and their featured sport include:

• Sydney Turner, Thomas More College, softball

40 years ago - 1976: The James Whitcomb Riley now Amtrack heading for Chicago derailed Friday, Jan. 30, near Shandon, Ohio at 8:40 a.m. Only two passengers were slightly injured.

10 years ago - 2006

On January 22, 2016 Officer Jennifer Coyle received the Harrison Police Department’s 20 Year Service Award and certificate.  

Officer Coyle was sworn in as a Harrison Police Officer on January 22, 1996 by Mayor Ham Rolfes.  

Coyle was the second female police officer to serve on the Harrison Police Department.  

City employees will be required to an ID card starting Monday, Feb. 8. Mayor Bill Neyer says this will add a new level of security in Harrison, ensuring that real city employees can be easily identified.
Lindsay (Wyckoff) Bowlin, class of 2002, donated a kidney on Dec. 9, 2015. She and her husband, Lusion Bowlin, snap a picture moments before she is wheeled into the operating room at IU Health. Bowlin’s kidney went to a complete stranger and she says her recovery was easy.”If I had the ability to do it again, I would I mean I would do it in a heartbeat,” she said.
Photo by Sandy Minor/The Harrison Press: Hunter Barge was one of eight Wildcat individual champions at the Southwest Ohio Conference. His victory in the 126 lb. weight class contributed to an overall win for the Cats who claimed their third straight conference title.
Front row, front left, Alex Anderson, Kayla Childs, Kayla Nowlin, Sydney Turner, Sydney Cliffe, Kaylee Fox, and Tylyn James. Back row, Carah Kreimer, Austin Miller, Mallory Fox, Eric Hafley, Maddie Rechel, and McKenzie Ruehl. Not pictured, Mason Brunner.
40 years ago - 1976: The James Whitcomb Riley now Amtrack heading for Chicago derailed Friday, Jan. 30, near Shandon, Ohio at 8:40 a.m. Only two passengers were slightly injured.

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The student leadership team at Harrison Junior School is hosting a bottled water drive for the people of Flint, Mich. dubbed  # HarrisonHelpingFlint 

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City employees will be required to an ID card starting Monday, Feb. 8. Mayor Bill Neyer says this will add a new level of security in Harrison, ensuring that real city employees can be easily identified.

Starting Monday, Feb. 8, Mayor Bill Neyer has initiated two policies for city employees involving dress code and identification. 

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The student leadership team at Harrison Junior School is hosting a bottled water drive for the people of Flint, Mich. dubbed  # HarrisonHelpingFlint