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Today's News

  • Sanitation district extension approved for complaint answer

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer
    kmckinney@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Sanitation District (HCSD) has requested and received more time to file its answer to a complaint submitted late July by a resident of the Cedarbrook subdivision.
    HCSD now has until the end of the day Aug. 20 to file its answer to the complaint filed with the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC). As of press time Wednesday morning, no filing had been reported on PSC’s website.

  • Over 1,500 cars expected for Cynthiana’s fourth Rod Run

    The 2015 Rod Run of Cynthiana is set for Saturday. Jerry Adams, organizer and founder of the event, said he expects anywhere from 1,500 to 2,000 cars to be on display.
    A variety of events and competitions will be held throughout the day. In addition, Live bands will play throughout the day. Battlegrove Trio will begin at 10 a.m. at the corner of Pike and Walnut streets. The Eric Cummins Band will take the second stage at 11 a.m., and Sidewinder will take the first stage at 6 p.m.

    Here is a schedule of events:

  • Cynthiana man says he drank six beers before crash

    Kelly McKinney,
    News Writer
    kmckinney@cynthianademocrat.com

    A Cynthiana man is accused of driving away from an accident with his truck’s tailgate dragging the ground before being stopped and arrested on numerous charges, including driving under the influence.
    The man also is reported to have had his wife and 3-year-old son in the vehicle at the time of the accident.

  • Bookmobile Summer Reading Program
  • Breds win Nightcap of Thorobred Classic Cup 5-nil over St. Patrick

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Senior Gus Garrison scored twice to lead the Harrison County Soccer Thorobreds to a 5-nil win over St. Patrick of Maysville Tuesday night.  
    This match was the second of the evening in the annual Thorobred Classic Cup.  Pendleton County edged Paris 1-nil in the opener setting up a match with the Breds at 7:30 on Thursday again in the Athletic Complex.  
    Paris and St. Patrick will face off in the first match Thursday at 6 p.m.

  • Fillies start regular season with 7-1 rout of Lady Royals Monday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Senior Amelia Bolin scored four goals to lead the Harrison County Fillies to a 7-1 win over Mason County Monday night at the Athletic Complex.  
    Sophomore Kelby Gaunce added two goals and freshman Sophia Hatterick one more as the Fillies ran rough shod over the Lady Royals.  
    The score was 5-nil at the half and the Fillies played a controlled passing game that required some ball retention before any scoring attempt was to be made.  

  • Thorobreds hold their own in four team scrimmage Friday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds played Friday night in a scrimmage that could have been dubbed the Mosquito Bowl.  
    Frankfort High School was the host to a five-team scrimmage that was played in a field off Old Lawrenceburg Road next to the Kentucky River.
    The Breds’ first opponent was George Rogers Clark in a format that had each team play 10 offensive plays and then 10 defensive plays.  

  • Sports this week

    Sports this week
    Aug. 19-26
    HCMS Football
    Thursday, Aug. 20, vs. Royal Springs Middle School Ingles Stadium 6 p.m.

    HCHS Football
    Friday, Aug. 21, at East Jessamine in VisitNich.com Bowl 6:30 p.m.
    East Jessamine is at 815 Sulphur Well Rd. Take Harrodsburg Road out of Lexington (68) to Hwy 169. Turn left and stay on this road through Nicholasville. Hwy 169 is Sulphur Well Rd. in Nicholasville. You will go past West Jessamine High School on this road.
    Monday, Aug. 24, at Rowan Co. Fr/JV 6 p.m.
     

  • Labor Union for college? Not this year, Wildcats

    On Monday, the National Labor Relations Board decided that the football players at Northwestern University could not form a college football players union to demand better treatment and pay for play.  
    This was a good decision though the board did not put the issue aside only the one particular situation.  
    They used to say that the Northwestern players would tell the Ohio State bullies and others that were pushing them around to “go ahead and have your fun now, when we graduate you will be working for me.”  

  • Colts take a couple of losses to open season in Ingles Stadium Thursday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Clark County’s consolidation of Clark Middle and Conkwright Middle schools into one huge school paid some big dividends Thursday night.  
    The two combined to form Robert D. Campbell Middle School and the Cardinal football teams were the Harrison County Middle School Colts’ opponents Thursday night.