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Today's News

  • Tennis team takes record to 3-1 with victories on the Hilltop

    The Harrison County tennis team ran its season record to 3-1 as they romped over district rivals Pendleton County and Deming last week. 

    First-year coach Kara Mattox’s netters only lost three matches in total as they ran rough shod over their opponents. 

    Last Wednesday, facing Pendleton County, the No. 1 and 2 singles players and all of the doubles for both boys and girls, won and in most cases by large margins.  

    The Pendleton County squad won only one match in the team play and two of the exhibition matches.

  • Fillies win Bracken Co. tournament with three wins

    The Harrison County Fillies took three hard-fought victories in the Bracken County/Webber Farms Tournament in Brooksville over the weekend. 

    Walton Verona was the first opponent on Friday as they brought a 6-2 record to face the 2-1 Fillies. 

    Harrison County started the scoring in the top of the second as senior Kaitlyn Shepherd led off with a walk. Two errors and another walk later, the Fillies had a 1-0 lead with the bases loaded and no outs. 

  • Track meet big success

    The first-ever track meet at the new Harrison County Athletic Complex needed two ingredients for coaches Danny Simpson and Robert Walker to be happy. 

    First, things had to run smoothly, and second, the Breds and Fillies had to perform well and win. 

    Coach Simpson, in particular, was hoping for victories and smooth sailing to honor the past contributors to the track program.

  • FFA Big Truck, Tractor Pull

    FFA Big Truck, Tractor Pull

    The Harrison County FFA Alumni will sponsor a Big Truck and Tractor Pull on Friday, April 23 and Saturday, April 24 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. Both events will begin at 7 p.m.

    A silent auction will be held Friday night only. For more information contact Steven Prows at 859-298-0025.

  • Parents thankful for help

    To the editor:

    On Monday, March 22, our son was involved in a single truck accident, in your county between Oddville and Claysville. The shoulder of the road gave away with him and his tri-axel dump truck rolled over.

  • Academic Briefs

    DUKE

    Caitlin Faulconer Duke will graduate from Oberlin College in Ohio May 31, 2010 with degrees in Hispanic Studies, Creative Writing and English with a GPA of 3.70.

  • Cynthiana Police Report

    CYNTHIANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

    Case reports

    March 19 – At 8:32 p.m., police were called to 115 Ashbrook Court for a disturbance between two women.

    March 19 – At 9:43 p.m., a customer at McDonald’s presented a possible counterfeit $20. He told police he received it in change on a $50 bill from Speedway. Police determined that the customer had also been a victim.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, April 1

    General Grief Group. Sponsored by Hospice of the Bluegrass on Thursdays, April 1, 8 and 15 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Hospice of the Bluegrass, 1317 US 62 E., Cynthiana. Join us to learn about the grief process and ways to cope with the loss of a loved one with Mary McKenzie, ACSW Grief Counselor. RSVP by Wednesday, March 24 at 859-234-6462, 800-756-6005, or by email to mmckenzie@hospicebg.org.

  • Five inning game dispatches Polar Bears 20-6 Tuesday night

    Freshman Jordan Martin started his first varsity game this year on Tuesday and got plenty of support from his teammates to support his solid effort. The young hurler faced the minimum number of batters in his three innings pitched, striking out five and walking no one. Meanwhile, the Thorobred offense was smashing out 15 hits and scoring 20 runs to give him all of the support one could hope for in a baseball game. 

    Josh Moss led Harrison County in hits with three in three at bats while both Shane Fowler and Jared Martin smashed home runs.

  • Track squads compete well Friday in Frankfort

    The Harrison County girls’ and boys’ track teams competed at Western Hills High School’s open track meet Friday afternoon. The meet, which had 19 teams competing, was held in less than ideal conditions as the temperatures started in the low 40s and dropped throughout the event. 

    Natosha Ingram led the Fillies by winning the shot put and finishing second in the discus.  The Fillies were also able to gather points in the hurdles and the 3200M relay.     

    The Fillies placed eighth in the 19 team field scoring 31 points.