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.  

Carl Butler was sworn into the Harrison Police Department  in July of 1982 and retired in 1993. Throughout his years of service, he accomplished much at the department.

During Carl Butler’s funeral procession, men and women at the Harrison Police Department and Fire Department stood on the curb of Harrison Avenue saluting as he passed. 

Joe Maas, vice president of JTM, calls the message on the back of the company’s trucks a “traveling billboard.”

JTM Food Group is a family owned enterprise in Harrison Ohio that provides fully cooked foods and collaborates with thousands of schools, restaurants, military/government organizations, distributors, and retailers throughout North America. 

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.
Carl Butler was sworn into the Harrison Police Department  in July of 1982 and retired in 1993. Throughout his years of service, he accomplished much at the department.
Joe Maas, vice president of JTM, calls the message on the back of the company’s trucks a “traveling billboard.”

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