Today's News

  • Labor Union for college? Not this year, Wildcats

    On Monday, the National Labor Relations Board decided that the football players at Northwestern University could not form a college football players union to demand better treatment and pay for play.  
    This was a good decision though the board did not put the issue aside only the one particular situation.  
    They used to say that the Northwestern players would tell the Ohio State bullies and others that were pushing them around to “go ahead and have your fun now, when we graduate you will be working for me.”  

  • Colts take a couple of losses to open season in Ingles Stadium Thursday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Clark County’s consolidation of Clark Middle and Conkwright Middle schools into one huge school paid some big dividends Thursday night.  
    The two combined to form Robert D. Campbell Middle School and the Cardinal football teams were the Harrison County Middle School Colts’ opponents Thursday night.

  • Golfers win two matches, Fillies play in Montgomery tourney

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Last Thursday the Harrison County Fillies won their first dual match of the year as they edged Montgomery County 211 to 210 at the Cynthiana Country Club.  
    Junior Sarah Holland was the medalist for the day with a nine-hole total of 43.  Freshman Kenzie Jones was next with 54 followed by eighth grader Anna Midden’s 55.  Freshman Morgan Hollar rounded out the scoring with a 58.  

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  • Volleyball Fillies roll past Nicholas County in straight sets Tuesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    “It was good to get the regular season going,” said Coach Bill Faulkner after the Fillies volleyball team opened the season Tuesday in Carlisle.  “Some of the girls were a little nervous early with the opener on the road.”
    The Harrison County Fillies opened the season with a 3 sets to 0 win over the Nicholas County Lady Jackets.  
    The scores were 25-18, 25-15, and 25-10 for the varsity.  

  • Sports beat

    Youth football registration open
    The Harrison County Youth Football Association is now taking sign ups for the upcoming football season.  
    The league will be offering K-2-flag football, a first- and second-grade tackle football team and tackle teams for the third and fourth, and fifth and sixth grades.
    This year, Harrison County will be joining the Central Kentucky Youth Football Conference. The conference consists of Bourbon, Nicholas, Bath, Rowan, Montgomery, Powell and Estill counties.  Games will be played at various locations.  

  • Webb-Jenkins to marry Sept. 5

    The families of Chassity Webb and Weston Jenkins announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children.
    Webb is the daughter of Zack and Jennifer Webb, the granddaughter of Tommy and Barbara Mattox and Donald and Ella Webb.
    She is a 2008 graduate from Bourbon County High School and a 2012 graduate from Georgetown College.
    Webb is employed by Paris Physical Therapy.
    Jenkins is the son of Dwayne and Trish Jenkins and the grandson of the late Elmer West Sr. and JoAnn West and Jerry and Jane Ann Jenkins.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana News, June 13, 1867 -- “Next Saturday, the young people, and the old too, will hold a picnic in the woodland pastures of John McKee, near Broadwell meetinghouse  on Ruddles Mill turnpike, three miles from Cynthiana. Everybody is invited, and expected to bring a basket strapped to the carriage. Good music is engaged for the occasion, and a place prepared for dancing. Our enterprising fellow citizens Hill and Foreman will run a conveyance from Cynthiana every hour.” (There were two areas in the county called Broadwell).

  • Reunions

    The descendants of George Lewis (1844-1923), and Mary William Ritchie Mulligan (1850-1943) will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Sept. 5, at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, 4-H building. The reunion will start at 10 a.m. with a potluck meal at 12:30 p.m. Bring covered dishes, canned goods for food pantry and items for auction.