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Today's News

  • Field & Main plans for move to new Cynthiana banking center

    On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Field & Main Bank will open the doors to its new facility in Cynthiana, Ky., bringing the banking center, drive-thru and ATM together in one location for clients’ convenience. The new Field & Main banking center is located at 103 E. Bridge St.

  • Fillies bowlers finish runners up to Central Hardin in five-game State Final

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies bowling team went all the way to the championship game Friday in the State Tournament before dropping a five game match to Central Hardin.  
    The Fillies lost the first two games and could have folded but instead came back to win the next two forcing the fifth and deciding game.  

  • HCMS 7th- graders win conference volleyball tourney

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Middle School Volleyball team won the Bluegrass Conference regular season title Friday, Feb. 3rd by defeating Scott County 14-21, 21-13, and 15-12 to finish with a 21-3 regular season record.  
    This put them in the conference tournament as the number one seed with Woodford County, Elkhorn and McNabb middle schools.

  • Elementary 3rd, middle school 5th, high school 12th in Archery Regional

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Westside Elementary School finished third out of ten elementary schools in the 2017 KASP Region 8 Tournament, Saturday, Feb. 11, with a score of 2910.  
    Fifth-grader Taylor Conway led the way with a score of 274 which was the best among the 164 boys who shot in the elementary division.  
    Katlyn Lewis was next for Westside with a score of 264, which was second best in the elementary girls’ division’s 114 shooters.

  • AFJR-ROTC marksmanship finish 1st and 2nd at North Laurel event

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County High School Air Force Junior ROTC marksmanship team traveled to London Saturday, Feb. 11, for their last regular season competition.  
    Competing against two teams from North Laurel and one team from Madison Southern the Thorobreds marksmen finished first and second.  
    The first place team finished with 860 points of a possible 1200.  The team members are R. Tobin (221), A. Pickett (218), T. Morris (216), and J. Deel (205).  

  • Church News

    CITY ON A HILL
    City on a Hill evening services are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m.
    Services are held at the Center at 201 N. Second St., Berry, Ky.
    For more information call 859-954-1573 or 859-954-0579.

    CHURCH OF THE ADVENT
    The Church of the Advent, 118 N. Walnut St., will be hosting a Pancake Dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner includes: pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and biscuits.  The meal is free and all are invited. Donations will be accepted.

  • Seeding is a must

    I attended the 38th District draw Thursday at the Harrison County High School cafeteria.  I find this draw and the region draw very fascinating for several reasons.  I will attempt to explain that and why I think that all districts should seed for boys’ and girls’ programs.
    First, I want to remind you that my cousin was the IHSAA Commissioner when Indiana took the high school basketball to classes and thus ruined the second best high school basketball tournament in the country.  

  • Mist: A Powerful Reminder About Life

    It was a day like any other day. I woke up and went through my usual routines of getting my son ready and taking him to school. After dropping him off at school, I drove to Georgetown for a meeting with some pastors. Nothing unusual about that either until I began my journey back to Cynthiana.

  • Sports This Week

    Feb. 15- Feb. 22

    Fillies Basketball
    Friday, Feb. 17 at Montgomery Co. 6 PM Varsity only
    Monday, Feb. 20 38th District Tournament (H)  vs. Pendleton Co. 6:30 PM

    Breds Basketball
    Friday, Feb. 17 at Montgomery Co. 8 PM Varsity only
    Monday, Feb. 20 38th District Tournament (H) vs. Pendleton Co. 8 PM

    Wrestling
    Friday, Feb. 17 State Meet Alltech Arena-Lexington
    Saturday, Feb. 18 State Meet Alltech Arena-Lexington

    Indoor Track

  • HCHS grappers 2nd in Region, qualify 11 for State Meet this weekend

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Chase Blanton won the 182 pound class and four other wrestlers finished second in their classes to lead the Harrison County wrestlers to a second place finish in the Region 8 wrestling tournament at Boyd County, Saturday, Feb. 11.