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Today's News

  • Honoring the greats

    Sunday night I was sitting in a hotel room in Berlin, Ohio, watching ESPN.  
    The ceremony from Yankee Stadium retiring Derek Jeter’s number two jersey was on before the game between the Yankees and Houston. Ironically, it was only the day before that the Harrison County Thorobreds baseball program honored three former players in the “Fence of Fame” ceremony.  
    Both ceremonies started me to think again about honoring people who have meant a great deal to Harrison County in both education and sports.

  • Sports This Week

    May 17-May 24

    Tennis
    Friday, May 19 thru Saturday, May 20
    State Tournament at University of Kentucky

    Track
    Friday, May 19 State Track Meet at University of Kentucky 4:30 PM

    Fillies Softball
    Wednesday, May 17 at Boone Co. Varsity 6 PM
    Friday, May 19 at Henry Clay JV/V 6 PM
    Saturday, May 20 Triangle with Estill Co. and Fleming Co. 11 AM
    Sunday, May 21 38th District Tournament on Shirley Field
    4 PM Harrison Co. vs. Robertson Co.

  • Breds win seventh straight with stirring Senior Night win

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Reese Asher scored the winning run on a passed ball Monday night as the Harrison County Thorobreds won a come from behind victory over Scott High 6-5.  
    Asher had driven in two runs in the fifth with a triple and scored on a sacrifice fly by Nathan Fryman to cut the Scott lead to 5-4 before his last inning dash from third.  

  • Sports Beats

    Coach Mac Whitaker Baseball Camp scheduled
    for June 12-15
    Hall of Fame baseball coach Mac Whitaker will hold his annual baseball camp for ages six through 14 beginning Monday, June 12 and finishing on Thursday June 15.  
    The cost is $75 per camper. A camper should wear appropriate baseball attire, shoes, hat and bring a glove. The camp will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. daily.  

  • Breds sixth, Fillies eighth in regional meet; send 17 to state meet Friday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Highlands, Lexington Catholic and Franklin County pretty much ruled at the Class AA Region 4 Meet at Pendleton County Friday.  
    The girls’ competition was won by Highlands with 185 points while Franklin County scored 92 and Lexington Catholic was next with 89.  
    Bourbon County was a distant fourth followed by Scott, Holmes, Western Hills, Harrison County, and Pendleton County.  

  • Kentucky surging forward following Legislative Session

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 16, 2017) – On the first Saturday in May each year, the Kentucky Derby captures the attention and fascination of the world and creates special moments that will long be remembered.
    The Derby is truly unmatched as a sporting event and spectacle.  A brief hush precedes the opening of the starting gate, followed by the roar of the crowd as the horses explode forward powerfully and majestically.

  • Harrison County Recreation League
  • Downtown Dollars a new gift option on Main Street

    Cynthiana Main Street is excited to introduce Downtown Dollars, a gift certificate that can be redeemed at participating downtown businesses.
    Downtown Dollars can be purchased through Cynthiana Main Street. When you purchase downtown dollars, you will be given a list of participating merchants where the gift certificate can be redeemed. We currently have over 20 downtown businesses accepting the downtown dollars.

  • Bowling Results

    Adult/Youth 5/9/17
    1 Spare Me 8.0/L 0
    2 Team 2 7.5/L 0.5
    3 4 Amigos 6.0/L 2.0
    4 Split Happens 6.0/L 2.0
    5 Pickett Up 4.0/L 4.0
    6 Team 10 3.0/L 5.0
    7 Gutt/L er Done 2.0/L 6.0
    8 Team 9 2.0/L 6.0
    9 Team 1 1.5/L 6.5

  • Viewpoint

    Next weekend marks the unofficial start of summer.
    School will be out and students will have a much-abbreviated summer compared to that of my youth.
    Right about now, working parents are scrambling to find summer child care. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends are on speed dial.
    We can expect longer lunch lines at the fast-food chains.
    There will be more daytime traffic in Cynthiana.
    In just a few short weeks, band students will be pounding the pavement on the Hilltop, preparing their marching show for this coming season.