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Today's News

  • Fillies tennis wins three of four, Breds drop one

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The Harrison County Fillies tennis team defeated Montgomery County last Tuesday, 4-1, in Mt. Sterling.  The Thorobreds lost to the Indians, 1-4.  
    Gracey Roberts won the number one singles match, 3-6, 6-2 (10-4), to set the tone for the afternoon.  
    Alexis Lanza lost 2-6, 1-6 but Casey Newcomb won 8-6 in the singles competition.
    Alycia Schaum/Sara Ann Ledford won the number one doubles match 6-2,6-3 and Cordelia Schlanstein/Emmalee Lutes also won 6-2,6-1.  

  • Mike's Minute: Harrison County is Full of Talent

    After attending the Licking Valley Singers’ performance of Toppin’ the Charts on Friday night and the Starry Night performance Saturday night, I came to this conclusion:  Harrison County is full of talent.  

  • Sports this week: April 29-May 6

    Sports this week
    April 29-May 6

    Baseball
    Wednesday, April 29 at Scott County V/JV 5:15 p.m.
    Thursday, April 30 at Campbell County Varsity 5:15 p.m.
    Friday, Judy Construction ALUMNI NIGHT, Fence of Fame
     Alumni BP at 5 PM, Fence of Fame Ceremony at 6 p.m.
    Varsity vs. Conner 6:30 p.m.
    Saturday, May 2 at GRC Freshman 10 a.m.
    Monday, May 4 vs. Mason County (H) V/JV 7 p.m. Senior Night
    Tuesday, May 5 vs. Scott County (H) Freshman 5:30 p.m.

  • Track team competes at Dunbar, hosts 46th annual invitational

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    There have been few days that have been conducive for a track meet this spring and this week did not have any.  However, the gritty and tough Harrison County track team took advantage of the opportunity that was presented and competed at Dunbar last Tuesday. They also hosted the 46th annual Harrison County Invitational on Saturday.
    The Fillies finished sixth at Dunbar in a 10-team meet featuring all of the Lexington public schools along with Lexington Catholic and Christian. Scott County and Paris were also in the field.  

  • Free breakfast, lunch approved for elementary students

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    There will be free breakfast and lunch for all students in every Harrison County elementary school in the 2015-16 school year.

  • E911 cuts staff, looks for alternative funding for service

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The E-911 board recently approved cutting back late night staffing of the emergency communications system through the work week to one person in an attempt to reduce costs.

  • Breds win two in rain shortened classic

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The Harrison County Thorobreds improved to 16-3 Thursday and Friday as they won two games in the Harrison Memorial Hospital/McDonald’s Classic on the Hilltop.  
    On Thursday night, Harrison County extracted a measure of revenge on the Fleming County Panthers with a 6-1 win.  
    This win took place after the Panthers bettered the Thorobreds 8-3 less than a week before.  

  • Fillies win two on the road, improve to 13-5

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    The five days between last Thursday and Monday saw the Harrison County Fillies busy with four games.  
    On Thursday, Harrison County traveled to Flemingsburg and came away with a hard-fought 5-3 win over Fleming County.  

  • The joy of being a sinner

    Thanks to my daughter, Alison, I’ve been listening to Chris Rosebrough, a Lutheran pastor in North Dakota who has a daily podcast, “Fighting for the Faith.”

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding April 21, 2015
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Timothy Debord, 1979, arraignment; first degree possession of controlled substance (heroin) first offense; bench warrant issued.
    Tanya Poe, arraignment; first degree possession of controlled substance (heroin) first offense, drug paraphernalia-buy/possess, operate motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs-first offense; bench warrant issued.
    Brenda Kay Brown, 1950, motion hour; motion overruled.