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Today's News

  • Final 10th Region volleyball stats released

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The final statistics for the 2017 10th Region volleyball season have been released with region winner Scott High dominating the figures.  
    Harrison County had three players mentioned in the report.  Junior Emma Gooden was second in assists with 661 to 1,117 for Keaton Mossman of Scott.  Chloe Seckman of Campbell County was third with 460 followed by Lauren Vineyard of Campbell County with 342 and Carson Mayes of Pendleton County with 178.  

  • Sports Beats

    Harrison to host holiday tournament
    The Huck Turner Memorial Basketball tournament will be held this December on the Hilltop in Cynthiana.  
    Coach Larry Kendall’s Thorobreds will host a holiday tournament this year in place of traveling before Christmas as in the past. The games will be Friday, Dec. 22, and Saturday, Dec. 23.  

  • Grace Notes

    When I first started writing professionally, I mostly wrote humor stories for Christian magazines.
    It was fun, and I often cracked myself up. But it was also hard work. With humor, you have to get the rhythm right. You have to choose your words carefully and economically.
    And you have to know the ending, the punchline, often before you write your opening line.
    With humor, you write to the punchline. It’s all about how you end.

  • Protecting the officials

    I was talking with a local basketball official the other day about the subject of what the high school system is required to do for the officials on game day.  
    I will start by telling you that, to my knowledge, Harrison County goes above what is required.
    The school is to have someone to meet the officials when they arrive at the gym and take them to their private dressing facility. They are to have their checks ready or the paperwork to fill out to mail the checks to the officials within a reasonable time frame.  

  • Harrison County Archery
  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, Nov. 9
    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment meets on the second Thursday, Nov. 9, 6 p.m., on 2nd floor of courthouse. The meetings are open to the public.
    Adult Thanksgiving Craft Program. Thursday, Nov. 9 at  11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Call the library at 859-234-4881 to register to make a fleece pillow for Thanksgiving.
    Create a Critter: DIY Washcloth Animals. Thursday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Children under 8 must have an adult helper with them.

  • Harrison County Middle School volleyball starts Thursday at Lexington Christian

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Middle School Fillies volleyball team will begin its 18-match schedule this Thursday when they travel to Lexington to face Lexington Christian Academy.  
    The sixth grade match will begin at 5:30, followed by the seventh grade and then the eighth grade match-up.  The first home match will be Tuesday, Nov. 14, when McNabb comes to the Hilltop.  

  • Cynthiana Country Club - October 2017 LGA Winners

    10/3/17                         Odd Holes
    18 Holers – Donna Jacobs 33    9 Holers – Layne McIlvain 18
        Teresa Davis 36        Connie Whitaker 22
                Laura Wachter 22
                Lori Deniston 23

  • Pita Tree Appetizers

    Prep 25 min     Total 25 min     Servings 32

    Ingredients
    4 flavored or plain pita folds or pita (pocket) breads (about 6 inches in diameter)
    16 thin pretzel sticks, halved
    1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
    1/2 cup guacamole
    2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
    1/4 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
    1/4 cup very finely chopped red bell pepper

    Steps

  • Peppermint Bark

    Peppermint Bark
    Prep 15 min     Total 1 hr 18 min     Servings 1

    Ingredients
    1 package (16 ounces) vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), broken into pieces
    24 hard peppermint candies

    Steps
    • Cover cookie sheet with waxed paper, aluminum foil or cooking parchment paper. Place candy coating in 8-cup microwavable measure or 2-quart microwavable casserole. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until almost melted. Stir until smooth.