As you drive out of Harrison on Lawrenceburg Road, you will encounter Harrison’s VFW, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post, specifically VFW Duwel Post No. 7570. 

This Post is appropriately named honoring two Harrison boys, two brothers, who gave the supreme sacrifice in World War II for their country. 

 

After passing a 38-year, 6.99-mill levy last November for construction of four new schools in the Southwest Local School District, the public is invited to a construction kick-off meeting Wednesday, May 23 at 7 p.m. at the activity center on West Road.

Left: For the third time, Harrison resident Mike Weil has earned the GOLD Award for Security Excellence for his work as director of security at Metro from the American Public Transportation Association, a national organization representing the transit industry for more than 100 years. Weil accepted the award during the 2018 APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference in Tampa on Tuesday, May 8.

 For the third time, Harrison resident Mike Weil has earned the GOLD Award for Security Excellence for his work as director of security at Metro from the American Public Transportation Association, a national organization representing the transit industry for more than 100 years. 

Whitney Lynn Horton

Following the Harrison Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 28, residents and others will gather at Glen Haven Cemetery to honor those who made the supreme sacrifice for their nation and freedom. The parade begins at 10 a.m. on Broadway at Harrison Elementary and ends at Glen Haven with the memorial service. 

 

47 years ago, May 20, 1971

Navy Fireman Apprentice Jerry Francis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Francis is aboard the attack aircraft USS Forrestal which is participating in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization training exercise “Dawn Patrol 71” in the Mediterranean Sea.

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JTM Food Group President and Chief Executive Officer Tony Maas speaks before the ribbon cutting for JTM’s new innovative solutions and sales distribution center on Monday, May 7.

JTM Food Group began as Maas Brothers Meats in 1960 serving western communities in Cincinnati.

Over the past 58 years, the company has grown to have an international presence, and on Monday, May 7, the second generation of the Maas family officially opened a new 187,000-square-foot facility on Industrial Drive in Harrison.

Left: For the third time, Harrison resident Mike Weil has earned the GOLD Award for Security Excellence for his work as director of security at Metro from the American Public Transportation Association, a national organization representing the transit industry for more than 100 years. Weil accepted the award during the 2018 APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference in Tampa on Tuesday, May 8.
Whitney Lynn Horton
JTM Food Group President and Chief Executive Officer Tony Maas speaks before the ribbon cutting for JTM’s new innovative solutions and sales distribution center on Monday, May 7.

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