Rotary District Gov. William Shula, left, with Greater Harrison Rotary President John Calardo. Shula presented the GHR with the Gold Level Award plaque recognizing the club for “Helping Rotary make a difference in the lives of people all over the world.” The Gold Level Presidential Citation is the highest honor a Rotary can receive.

Greater Harrison Rotary recently was one of four clubs out of 32 in District 6110 to receive the Gold Club designation, the highest level of distinction that a Rotary Club can obtain but few newer clubs achieve the goal.

Cindy Banta Ward/The Harrison Press: Harrison Police Officer Nick Lutterbie, previously a General Motors certified mechanic, works on the White’s family vehicle. The officer got the truck running.

A retired disabled Army Flight Surgeon/Aeromedical Physician Assistant) and his family had a Memorial Day they will never forget, thanks to the kindness, knowledge and generosity of Harrison police officers.
 

The “Beautify Harrison” pots have returned for 2016. The project is a joint effort of Shaker Farms Garden Club and the Harrison Tree Board. Last year, the club planted 25 pots that were distributed throughout the Harrison community.

The “Beautify Harrison” pots have returned for 2016. The project is a joint effort of Shaker Farms Garden Club and the Harrison Tree Board. Last year, the club planted 25 pots that were distributed throughout the Harrison community.

Photos by Sandy Minor: A pair of senior throwers were named most valuable field athletes. Mallory Fox was a shot putter for the girls’ team and Brandon Littleton, a three-time regional qualifier in the shot put, was the SWOC athlete of the year in the field events as a shot putter and discus thrower. Above: Littleton missed going to state finals by one inch. Left: Dylan Knauer also had an excellent year.

The Harrison Wildcats track team honored its athletes at the conclusion of a season in which both the boys’ team and the girls’ team finished in second place in the Southwest Ohio Conference meet and six athletes were regional qualifiers.

Every dog has its day, at least that’s how the saying goes, and this cute little pug definitely had hers.

Something that normally would have gotten a dog named Khloe into a little trouble with her owners has Brooke and Caleb Scott, Harrison, very happy that their little dog was so naughty on that day.

Michelle King/The Harrison Press: Lt. Detective Steve Mathews, left, was honored by Harrison City Council during its Tuesday, May 17, meeting, for his retirement after 27 years with the Harrison Police Department. Mathews presented Harrison Police Chief Col. Charles Lindsey with an antique steel imprint of William Henry Harrison that hung in his office during his tenure with HPD.

The City of Harrison is losing one of its finest detectives to retirement after 27 years of outstanding service to its community. Lt. Detective Steven G. Mathews was honored at the Harrison City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 17.

Rotary District Gov. William Shula, left, with Greater Harrison Rotary President John Calardo. Shula presented the GHR with the Gold Level Award plaque recognizing the club for “Helping Rotary make a difference in the lives of people all over the world.” The Gold Level Presidential Citation is the highest honor a Rotary can receive.
Cindy Banta Ward/The Harrison Press: Harrison Police Officer Nick Lutterbie, previously a General Motors certified mechanic, works on the White’s family vehicle. The officer got the truck running.
The “Beautify Harrison” pots have returned for 2016. The project is a joint effort of Shaker Farms Garden Club and the Harrison Tree Board. Last year, the club planted 25 pots that were distributed throughout the Harrison community.
Photos by Sandy Minor: A pair of senior throwers were named most valuable field athletes. Mallory Fox was a shot putter for the girls’ team and Brandon Littleton, a three-time regional qualifier in the shot put, was the SWOC athlete of the year in the field events as a shot putter and discus thrower. Above: Littleton missed going to state finals by one inch. Left: Dylan Knauer also had an excellent year.
Michelle King/The Harrison Press: Lt. Detective Steve Mathews, left, was honored by Harrison City Council during its Tuesday, May 17, meeting, for his retirement after 27 years with the Harrison Police Department. Mathews presented Harrison Police Chief Col. Charles Lindsey with an antique steel imprint of William Henry Harrison that hung in his office during his tenure with HPD.

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