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Today's News

  • Down 140 pounds and holding

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    His knees still hurt, which limits his ability to exercise, but Alex Barnett has still been able to lose nearly 140 pounds over the last eight months.
    Barnett said that he weighed-in at about 275 when he was in high school, bumped up to 290 as his playing weight when he was a collegiate football player at Cornell University, and was over 300 pounds when he left the Ivy League school with a degree in farm management and finance.

  • O’Connell sentenced to 15 years in prison

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Two of the five defendants who were sentenced last week in Harrison Circuit Court will be serving prison sentences.

  • Asian lady beetles on the move

    Some years are worse than others: I remember years when it was like a siege of lady beetles, other years a few popped up here or there.  
    Usually they sneak their way into our homes as a noticeable chill settles in.
     On sunny days they cling to the screen door on the south side of where I write but I need not worry about them as they sun themselves. The ones that make it inside, however, meet my vacuum cleaner.
    The perceived invasion is as simple as looking for a little warmth and protection from winter weather.

  • Blue Licks SAR Chapter
  • Donation
  • School Menus

    Jan. 2-Jan. 5
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: No School.
    TUESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Biscuit and gravy or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Chocolate donuts or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Sausage, egg and cheese slider or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.

    SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY

  • Breds take second in Huck Turner/Southern States Classic

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds continued to play improved basketball as they defeated Western Hills 66-59 Friday and then lost to LaRue County 55-36 in Saturday’s championship of the Huck Turner/Southern States Classic played on the Hilltop.  

  • Sports This Week

    Dec. 27 - Jan. 3

    Breds Basketball
    Wednesday, Dec. 27 vs. Sayre at JBR/Straight Edge Construction Tournament Bracken Co. 2 PM
    Thursday, Dec. 28 TBA at JBR/ Straight Edge Construction Tournament Bracken Co.
    Friday, Dec. 29 TBA at JBR/Straight Edge Construction Tournament Bracken Co.
    Tuesday, Jan 2 at Breathitt Co. JV/V 6/7:30 PM

    Fillies Basketball
    Wednesday, Dec. 27 vs. Sayre at Mingua Beef Jerky Holiday Classic Bourbon Co. 5 PM
    Thursday, Dec. 28 TBA at Mingua Beef Jerky Holiday Classic Bourbon Co.

  • Wrestlers continue very busy schedule with much success

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Last week the Harrison County Thorobreds wrestlers traveled to Taylor County, Frankfort and Fern Creek, on consecutive days, and fared very well.   
    On Wednesday at  the Taylor County Duals, the Breds defeated Henry Clay 49-30, Taylor County 39-30 and McCreary Central 52-29.  Brent Hudgins was 3-0 in the meet.  

  • Fillies win three at Jack Burford Chevy Christmas Classic in Richmond

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies improved their season mark to 8-2 with three hard fought wins in the Jack Burford Chevy Christmas Classic in Richmond last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  The Fillies were one of two teams in the 10-team tournament to go undefeated.  
    The host school, Madison Central (5-5) also was 3-0 defeating Frederick Douglas (4-7), Menifee County (6-3) and Belfry (7-4).