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Today's News

  • Spring game close as Maroon edges White

    The maroon players defeated the white squad in an evenly matched scrimmage, 21-14, in the Harrison County High School spring game Thursday evening.  
    The game, played on Lawson Field in Ingles Stadium, was the first for the Neil Furnish Thorobreds on the Hilltop.  The game featured two 20-minute halves played with a running clock with 40 players dressed for the occasion.  
    The baseball players who also play football along with a couple of track athletes and a few injured players did not participate in the scrimmage.

  • Football back behind the scene for a while

    The Spring Football Game and the NFL draft brought football off of the back page and back to the front for a couple of weeks.  
    The draft takes four days and is more highly watched and discussed than the NBA playoffs and regular season baseball though the “real” games aren’t for another few months.  
    Having UK’s Bud Dupree go to the Steelers was very pleasing to me as a Steelers fan.  Dupree has what it takes to be a really good defensive player in Pittsburgh and the Steelers style of play fits him very well.  

  • Sports this week

    May 6-May 13
    Baseball
    Wednesday, May 6, at Montgomery Co. V/JV 5:15 p.m.
    Thursday, May 7, vs. Scott High (H) Varsity 5:30 p.m.
    Thursday, May 7, at Nicholas Co. Freshman 5 p.m.
    Friday/Saturday, May 8 & 9, at Powell Co. Bill Orme Classic
    Friday, May 8, vs. Prestonsburg Varsity 8 p.m.
    Saturday, May 9, vs. Garrard Co. 3 p.m.
    Saturday, May 9, vs. Madison Southern 5:30 p.m.
    Saturday, May 9, vs. Nicholas Co. (H) Freshman 10 a.m.
    Monday, May 11, at Fleming Co. V/JV 5:15 p.m.

  • Tennis region wraps up season for Harrison County

    The Harrison County High School tennis team played host to the 10th Region Tournament this week at the tennis courts on the Hilltop.  
    The tournament began May 1 and the finals will be on Friday, May 8. This tournament follows the end of the regular season for the Harrison County team, which was last Wednesday at Pendleton County.  
    The Fillies finished a very successful regular season with a four-match sweep of the Lady Cats tennis squad.  

  • Harrison County wins two of three in Owensboro tournament

    South Spencer Lady Rebels of Rockport, Indiana, beat the Fillies 10-0 in five innings Friday night, but the Fillies rebounded to beat two Kentucky teams for a successful trip to the Owensboro Catholic Tournament.
    The Fillies had just arrived on site and were forced to play without a chance to warm up, which contributed to South Spencer scoring four runs in the first and two in the second.  
    Harrison County was only able to muster two hits while the Lady Rebels, who were playing their second game of the day, smashed out 13 hits to score their 10 runs.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Accidents
    April 25 -- At 9:30 p.m., a non-injury accident five miles west of Cynthiana on Ky. 1054 South involved Randy Switzer of Ky 1054 and Lucas Pope of Ky. 36 West. They were driving in opposite directions and clipped each other’s side mirrors. Pope did not stop at the time of the accident, but the other driver followed Pope to Blake Lane, then reported the accident at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. Pope admitted to being involved in the accident.

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Arrests, citations, warnings
    April 27 -- David A. Wolfe, 27, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 South for improper use of blue lights.

  • Harrison Family Court

    Judge Heather Fryman
    presiding April 29, 2015
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
    Ashlee Nicole Williams-Campbell vs. Lucas Dean Campbell, domestic violence; dismissed.
    Jonathann Paul Jones vs. Tabatha Jean Tekuelve, domestic violence; dismiss EPO without  prejudice.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding April 27, 2015
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Frances Marie  Donohue, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Dolorus R. Varner, probate hearing; order entered, bond approved.
    Estate of Harold L. Wagner, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered.
    CIVIL CASES
    Calvary vs. Lynda J. Brewer, motion hour; default judgment.
    Capital One Bank vs. Daniel S. Gates, motion hour; order entered.

  • Farmers reminded to certify conservation compliance by June 1

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farmers that the 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local USDA service center by June 1, 2015, in order to become or remain eligible for crop insurance premium support.