Today's News

  • Harrison County weight lifters

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Coaches Rob McCann, Josh Ashbrook and Glen Brinker took a group largely made up of eighth, ninth and tenth graders to the KY State Push Pull Championships Saturday at North Bullitt High School.  
    Nineteen athletes participated for Harrison County with 12 placing in the top three in their weight classes.  

  • Filling out my brackets

    I don’t know what the attachment is but as soon as the brackets are announced for the NCAA tournament I print one off and start filling it out.  
    I enter contests and just know that this is the year that I get them all correct and win all the big prizes.  Of course, to date that has not happened.  At the risk of everyone copying my picks and having to share the money I will go over what I think will happen.  This is not what I want to happen but what I think could happen.  

  • Archers finish second in Region 7 Tournament

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The KHSAA High School Division Region 7 Tournament was held Friday in Pendleton County.  Harrison County was second of five teams in the Region 7 competition.  
    Eighth-grader Kennedy Sumpter led the way for Harrison County with a score of 289.  Sumpter had 19 ten scores in this match.  The 289 score was the top score of all 49 females in the competition.  

  • HCHS Fillies Softball
  • Seven seniors look to lead baseball Breds in difficult year

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Coach Mac Whitaker will field his baseball Thorobreds this year with seven seniors returning in a difficult situation for both coaches and players.  
    The normal progression of one season to the next, lost three seniors from last year’s team with Gus Garrison going on to pitch for the University of the  Cumberlands on a scholarship and Brock Jenkins and Zach Day furthering their education in college.  

  • Harrison County track looks to veterans for leadership

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County High School track teams have veteran leadership returning for both the Fillies and Thorobreds.  
    The Fillies have only two seniors but a bevy of juniors with state track meet experience.  The Thorobreds return seven seniors with a bigger roster than in many previous seasons.

  • Harrison District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding March 6, 2017
    Estate of Robert F. Anderson, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Ray Haakinson, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Jeanie Kidd, probate hearing; passed, no one present.
    Estate of Harold J. Pike, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Curtis R. Sandy, probate hearing; will admitted, order entered, bond approved.

  • Sports This Week

    March 15-22

    Saturday, Mar. 18 vs. Grant Co. (H)  V/JV 12/2 PM
    Monday, Mar. 20 at Brossart V 5:15 PM
    Tuesday, Mar. 21 at Fleming Co. V/JV 5:15/7:15 PM
    Tuesday, Mar.21 vs. Scott Co. Fr  DH (H) 5:30 PM
    Wednesday, Mar. 22 vs. Mason Co. )H) V/JV 5:30/7:15 PM

    Fillies Softball
    Saturday, Mar. 18 at Rowan Co. Triangle, Rowan at 11 AM S.Laurel 1 PM
    Monday, Mar. 20 vs. Paris (H) V 5:30 PM
    Tuesday, Mar. 21 vs. Nicholas Co. (H) Fr DH 5:30 PM


  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding March 7, 2017
    Ryan Bennett, 1986, preliminary hearing; probation violation; admission to allegation, probation revoked, 5 year sentence imposed.
    Jessica M. Commodore, 1988, disposition hearing; probation continued on same terms and conditions.
    Timothy Cox, 1987, motion hour; probation violation; case remanded from docket.
    Thomas Hall, 1988, probation revocation hearing; probation violation; motion to revoke withdrawn.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Marlie Elizabeth Tolle, Feb. 3, daughter of Elizabeth and Brian Tolle; Quintana Rayne Walker, March 5, daughter of Breanna Woods and Bradley Walker; Brody Thomas Pensinger, Feb. 13, son of Thomas Ashley and Amy Pensinger; Addison Grace Williams, Feb. 7, daughter of Justin and Jillian Williams.
    The new Cynthiana Wal-Mart Supercenter is now open.
    Interviews for a new Harrison County High School principal will begin in April.