Today's News

  • HCMS soccer Fillies win two, top-seed for Bluegrass Conference Tournament

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Middle School Soccer Fillies took care of business last Thursday and this Tuesday to secure the number one seed in the upcoming Bluegrass Conference Tournament.
    In Mt. Sterling, on Thursday, Gab Hatterick took advantage of her speed on the artificial surface, scoring five goals in the Fillies 6-0 win over McNabb Middle.  
    Kylie Hudgins had one goal and two assists.  Other Fillies with assists were Molly Perkins and Daelyn Morrison.  

  • Fillies netters take first loss, rebound over Bourbon County

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Coach Austin Dacci’s Harrison County Fillies tennis team dropped their first match of the year losing 0-5 to Scott County last Wednesday.  

  • Fillies roll past Nicholas County and Bryan Station in five inning games

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Bailey Conley was one walk away from a perfect game for five innings Thursday as the Harrison County Fillies defeated Nicholas County 17-0 in Carlisle.  Conley and her teammates scored the 17 runs on 14 hits and three Lady Jacket errors.  
    Junior Olivia Partin had three hits for the Fillies while Conley, Madison Polley, Taylor Reffett, and Kara Hines each had two base hits.  Partin and Reffett each drove in three runs.  

  • Sports This Week

    April 26-May 3
    Wednesday, April 26 at Grant Co. Fr DH
    Thursday, April 27 vs. Paris V/JV 5/7:30 PM
    Friday, April 28 at Louisville Invitational Varsity
    vs. Collins 5:30 PM       vs. Russell 7:30 PM
    Friday, April 28 vs. Pendleton Co. (H) Fr  5:15 PM
    Saturday, April 29 at Louisville Invitational  Varsity
    vs. Louisville Southern 1:30 PM
    Saturday, April 29 vs. Bishop Brossart (H) Fr DH 12 PM
    Monday, May 1 at Owen Co. Varsity   5:30 PM

  • Harrison ends four game slide, defeats Gallatin County

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Thorobreds broke a four-game losing streak Tuesday with a 9-3 victory over Gallatin County on the Hilltop.  
    The Breds scored in every inning but the sixth on their way to their 11th win of the season.  Harrison County pounded out five extra base hits in the first two innings alone.  

  • Ringling Bros Circus: the end of an era

    (Brad Deutser is president of Deutser LLC (www.deutser.com), a consulting firm that advises leaders and organizations about achieving clarity, especially in times of transition, growth or crisis. He previously worked for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus)

    From ring to ring, you have entertained. From generation to generation, you have brought families together. You have invited us in to witness and be a part of the Greatest Show on Earth.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: No births to report this week.
    The Christian Angler Sports Team (C.A.S.T.) has begun sponsoring a program at the public library called Rods and Reels. Patrons can go to the library and check out a fishing rod, complete with tackle box (just like they would check out a book). David Rogers and Paul Kempler, CAST members, have found something that would help kids become involved in outdoor recreation. CAST also organizes several other events.

  • Don’t forget those nurses on Derby Day

    The first Saturday in May is a Big, Big day, and I am not referring to the Derby. We Kentuckians are justly proud of the Derby, but after all how many of us really have seen, touched or been directly affected by these magnificent animals? Not many.
    But on the first Saturday in May we are going to have the opportunity to celebrate Nurses’ Day and I just bet that everyone in our reading audience has been positively affected at some point in their lives by a nurse or even  lots of nurses.

  • Homemakers Tea Party
  • Friends remember a ‘selfless’ Dr. Rick Arnold

    Becky Barnes,

    One of Harrison County’s biggest supporters died on Sunday leaving a huge hole in the local sports programs.
    Dr. Richard “Rick” Arnold Sr. apparently died in his sleep while friends and family assumed he couldn’t be reached because he was at his beloved Cincinnati Reds baseball game, according to long-time friend and coach Ray Graham.
    Dr. Arnold was 67.