Many people showed up to Jackman Hensley Funeral Home on Wednesday, Sept. 19, to celebrate the life of Marvin Gambill, a Harrison Police Department officer who passed away from pancreatic cancer on Friday, Sept. 14. Outside the funeral home, Gambill was honored with a three-volley salute and the playing of Taps. Photo by Sydney Murray

 

On the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 19, many people gathered at Jackman Hensley Funeral Home to remember the life of Marvin Gambill, a Harrison Police Department officer who passed away from pancreatic cancer on Friday, Sept. 14.

Scott Jenkins retires after 30 years. Photo by Sydney Murray

 

Many young adults who grew up in Harrison probably first remember meeting Officer Scott Jenkins at their school, when he came to speak to them as part of the D.A.R.E. program. 

Now, 33 years after beginning his career in law enforcement, 30 of which were spent working for the Harrison Police Department, Jenkins has retired. 

Simon Shirley celebrates sack against Ross. Photo by Sandy Minor

 

The big picture is difficult to see from the confines of a locker room an hour from home, with rain pelting relentlessly outside.

That’s where the Harrison High School football team was Sept. 7, at Anderson High School’s stadium, waiting for 90 minutes to start a game they weren’t even sure they were going to play.

As part of the first Day of Service in Harrison, Sophia Jezek paints a quote in a restroom at Harrison High School. Sydney Murray/The Harrison Press

 

More than 800 people participated in the first Day of Service in Harrison on Saturday, Sept. 15, with volunteers completing many different projects throughout the community.

Many volunteers included students from the Southwest Local School District. 

 Kyle Funk takes off at the East Central Invitational. Photo by Sandy Minor

 

Harrison, Ohio, is not Dyersville, Iowa, but it does have its own “Course of Dreams.”

Dyersville is where the movie “Field of Dreams” was filmed, its iconic baseball field cut out of a corn field.

Sydney Murray/The Harrison Press

 

For a second year, the Greater Harrison Chamber of Commerce took time to remember the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks during their annual golf outing on Monday, Sept. 10.

Present at the event was the traveling 911 Steel memorial, which contains a section of steel from the World Trade Center Twin Towers. 

Many people showed up to Jackman Hensley Funeral Home on Wednesday, Sept. 19, to celebrate the life of Marvin Gambill, a Harrison Police Department officer who passed away from pancreatic cancer on Friday, Sept. 14. Outside the funeral home, Gambill was honored with a three-volley salute and the playing of Taps. Photo by Sydney Murray
Scott Jenkins retires after 30 years. Photo by Sydney Murray
Simon Shirley celebrates sack against Ross. Photo by Sandy Minor
As part of the first Day of Service in Harrison, Sophia Jezek paints a quote in a restroom at Harrison High School. Sydney Murray/The Harrison Press
 Kyle Funk takes off at the East Central Invitational. Photo by Sandy Minor
Sydney Murray/The Harrison Press

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