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Today's News

  • Fillies begin season 2-1 with wins over LCA and Bellevue

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The youthful Harrison County Fillies opened the season Thursday night by taking a thrilling 50-49 win over the Lexington Christian Academy Lady Eagles.  The game played on the Lady Eagles floor was not decided until sophomore guard Madison Kellione made a three pointer with 3.2 seconds in the ball game.
    The Fillies fell behind at the start as the Lady Eagles scored the first five points of the contest.  

  • Archers start the season with Pendleton County Winter Warm Up Saturday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County High School, Middle School and Elementary archery team traveled north to Falmouth Saturday to participate in the Pendleton County Winter Warm Up.  
    The Harrison County High School team finished 10th of the 13 teams participating.  
    The top twelve archers for each team, had their scores counted for the overall team score.
    Harrison County had a score of 2922 with freshman Sarah Wilson leading the way with a score of 269.  

  • Penn State was robbed

    Each year when the final four of college football is announced there is a team or two who claims to have been left out unjustly.  
    Several years in a row mid-sized Boise State cried foul after they were either undefeated or had one loss and were left out of the top echelon of teams.  
    The argument always is that if we picked six there would be teams seven and eight who would claim to be shafted.  There is always going to be someone who thinks that the system cheated them.  

  • Sports This Week

    Dec. 7 – Dec. 14

    Archery
    Friday, Dec. 9 at Williamstown High School

    Bowling
    Saturday, Dec. 10 at Boyle County Tournament

    Wrestling
    Saturday, Dec. 10 at Johnson Central Duals

    Breds Basketball
    Friday, Dec. 9 vs. Nicholas Co. (H) Varsity only  Homecoming
    Saturday, Dec. 10 at Ky. Bank Classic at Bourbon Co. vs. Sayre
    Saturday, Dec. 10 Freshman Tournament (H) 10 a.m.

    Fillies Basketball
    Wednesday, Dec. 7 at Grant Co. JV/V 6/7:30 p.m.

  • Turnover prone Breds lose twice in opening week

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds opened the 2016-17 season with two of the top teams in their respective regions with a Wednesday date at Lexington Christian Academy followed by a Saturday night battle with  Covington Holmes of the Ninth Region.

  • Second Medallion hunt begins Saturday

    This Saturday, Dec. 10, kicks off the second annual Maiden City Medallion Hunt. For those of you new to the hunt, a single glass medallion is hidden in Cynthiana on Cynthiana’s Birthday, Dec. 10. Clues to the location of the medallion will be posted on the Cynthiana-Harrison County Chamber of Commerce Facebook page at 3 p.m. everyday. The clues will be announced on WCYN Coffee Break Extra every morning at 9:30 a.m., so you can get a head start on the hunting if you tune in.  

  • Sports Beats

    Eighth grade undefeated in HCMS Volleyball through
    five games
    Thursday, Dec. 1, the Harrison County Middle School volleyball Fillies took to the court to face McNabb Middle School of Montgomery County.  The sixth grade Fillies improved its record to 1-2-3 by beating the McNabb sixth graders 21-10 and 21-7.   
    The seventh grade Fillies did not fare as well losing in three sets 21-19, 10-21, and 15-11. The seventh grade is now 3-2 with the loss.  

  • Viewpoint

    Several recent tragic occurrances have put a damper on the coming Holiday Season for several families.
    While most of us are looking with great anticipation toward the arrival of Santa Claus with our children and grandchildren, many others are not.
    There are families in our community who will be experiencing Christmas this year with one less set of presents to wrap, and have opened.
    Families have lost loved ones over the past year to any number of causes, some tragic, some expected and some unsavory.

  • HCHS Homecoming Court
  • Cynthiana Fire Department offers Christmas tree safety tips

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cynthiana Fire Department assistant chief Joey Nelson cautioned those who use freshly cut Christmas trees to make sure they are kept watered and moist.
    Last week, at the regular monthly Chamber of Commerce meeting, Nelson and several CFD firefighters staged a demonstration of what can happen if a spark ignites a dry and brittle Christmas tree.
    “It takes almost no time at all for a dry Christmas tree to catch fire and spread through an entire house,” Nelson said.