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Today's News

  • Fillies split four games in Tennessee Tournament

    “It was a good experience for the girls to play in a tournament atmosphere and hopefully they learned from it,” remarked Fillies head softball coach Christine Garnett following the last of four games in Clarksville, Tenn., over the weekend. “I saw some fight in our girls. We were down early in a couple of games and they fought back each time.”
    The Fillies started the tournament facing West Creek, Tenn.  

  • Copper taken from substation on KY 356

    A copper theft at a Kentucky Utility substation left many homes susceptible to power outages this week.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s Deputy Tuan Kreer, a report was made on Tuesday, April 10, by a Kentucky Utility worker for some missing copper wire located on KY 356.

  • Yearsley participates in the NASP competition

    Kyle Yearsley participated at the State NASP competition held Tuesday, April 3 in Louisville, Ky. He placed fourth out of 473 participants in the High School Male Division. He was the second ever Harrison County top five individual to place.
    Other mentionable finishes were fifth- Middle School “A” team, sixth- High School team, seventh-Dalton Moore male Middle School, and seventh-Macy Yearsley fourth grade female division.

  • Harrison County track team wins at home Thursday, runs well at Rowan

    The Harrison County track team, both the Fillies and Thorobreds, continued to perform well in two meets last week.  
    The first home meet of the season on Thursday was a seven-team meet for the girls and a six-team contest for the boys.  Each of the Harrison County teams finished first by large margins in the contest held at the Athletic Complex.
    The Fillies had 10 first place finishes, four in the relays, as they scored 165 points to 92 for the second place squad from Madison Southern.

  • Use alternate U.S. 27 S. route, says Chief

    By Becky Barnes, Editor
    Cynthiana Police Chief Ray Johnson is asking motorists to use the alternative route of Ladish Road to Safety Way to New Lair Road when possible.
    Abdallah/Waterworks Road was closed last week due to the instability of the road and will be closed indefinitely.
    Johnson said the road closing has created a hazardous condition for first responders on U.S. 27 South. In the event of an accident or other crisis, police, fire or ambulance cannot get through heavy traffic in a timely manner.

  • Recreation, senior citizens’ needs unresolved, county budget workshop on hold

    By Ben Hyatt, News writer
    The Harrison County Fiscal Court will forgo its next scheduled budget workshop due to unsure group budgets.
    Tuesday, April 17, was set aside by the Harrison County Fiscal Court in order to put the first polishing touches on 2012-13’s budget.
    However, because two remaining groups who are requesting funds from the county are not certain of their needs, the fiscal court has decided that the meeting would serve no purpose.

  • Joy in others misery

    There are many ways for people to find joy in this world. Wildcat fans are ecstatic with the eighth national championship and well they should be.  
    In fact, according to a writer for the Herald Leader, they are now destined to surpass the University of California at Los Angeles in total NCAA championships.  

  • Sports beat

    Archers fifth in middle school state,
    sixth in high school
    A year that was thought to be a rebuilding one for the Harrison County Middle School archery team appears instead to be a reloading year.  
    Several talented eighth grade archers moved on to the high school last May, but those remaining took up where they left off by finishing fifth out of 49 teams in the state tournament.  
    The middle school team had a balanced attack with all involved shooting for good scores. So good in fact, that the squad was only 18 points from second.

  • Football Alumni Team
  • TMMK $10k grant allows HCHS students help restore Beaver Creek

    A donation from Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. was presented to the Ohio River Foundation for student education and participation in  a creek restoration project.
    The Ohio River Foundation was awarded a $10,000 grant from TMMK to have Harrison County High School students participate in restoring Beaver Creek.