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Today's News

  • Thorobreds advance to region championship with 2-1 win Wednesday night

    The Harrison County Thorobreds won for the 30th time this season Wednesday night as they bested rival Bourbon County 2-1 in Mt. Sterling.  The win avenges, not only a loss earlier in the year, but also last year’s semi-final game which eliminated the then defending state champs.  Harrison County will face Bishop Brossart (24-12) who defeated last year’s region champ George Rogers Clark earlier in the evening 2-1 in eight innings.  The Breds defeated the Mustangs 10-3 when they met this year on May 16. 

  • Reunions

    ANNESS
    The Anness family reunion will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Northside Elementary School. A potluck lunch will be served at noon. All family and friends are invited to attend.

    DAILEY
    The Dailey family reunion will be at 11 a.m. June 10 at the Harrison County High School Cafeteria. Bring favorite foods and drinks. Plates, nakins, utensils, cups and ice will be provided. For any questions or directions call Harlene Welch at 234-3402.

    HATFIELD-WORKMAN
    Reunion location change

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Jacob Thomas Cook, May 17, son of Tom and Amanda Cook; Austin Harley Earlywine, May 16, son of Nina Earlywine and Larry Earlywine; Ravyn Nikole Price, May 14, daughter of Amberlyn Dawn Cain and Chad Allen Price; Constance Michelle Shuler, May 17, daughter of Jeffrey and Georgia Shuler; Jacqueline Courtney Smith, April 27, daughter of Jamie and April Smith; Ariana Gayle Terese Smith, May 17, daughter of Regina Jones; Markus Daniel Wright, May 16, son of William and Susan Wright.

  • Breds advance to region semi final game with win over Eagles

    Junior Jordan Martin allowed three hits and no runs in five innings as the Harrison County Thorobreds rolled past the Scott High Eagles 10-0 Monday night in Mt. Sterling.  
    The 29-9 Breds advance to play Bourbon County (26-11) at 8 p.m. on Wednesday in the second semi final game of the 10th Region Tournament.  
    Bishop Brossart and George Rogers Clark will play in the first semi final game.  
    Bourbon County defeated Harrison County 8-4 on May 10 in the only other meeting of the two teams this year.

  • Memorial Day Week, celebrate and remember

    Baseball games all over the Major League on Sunday and Monday celebrated the members of the armed forces both present and past in ceremonies before and during the ball games.  
    This is a wonderful tribute to the men and women who are protecting us from our enemies, which, considering the number we apparently have, is quite a daunting task.  
    The most touching that I saw was in Atlanta when the Braves, with help from the Army, surprised a soldier’s family by bringing him home and to the game to see them.  

  • ‘Good season’ gone for Fillies with 7-6 loss to Bourbon County in regional

    The Bourbon County Lady Colonels behind a 10-hit attack edged the Harrison County Fillies Monday night/Tuesday morning in the final game of the quarter finals of the 10th Region Softball Tournament in Campbell County.   
    The Lady Colonels moved to 30-9 with the 7-6 win while Harrison County’s season ended at 23-12-1.  
    Bourbon County scored first on an opening game single by center fielder Destinee Arnold and a double by second baseman Ariel Dailey.  

  • Both Fillies and Breds win 38th District Championship with wins over Nicholas

    Both the Harrison County Fillies and the Harrison County Thorobreds won the 38th District Championship by defeating Nicholas County in the championship game.  
    The Fillies won in a six-inning game, 11-1, as they struck for 17 hits and drew five walks for the sixth district championship in a row.  
    The game was scoreless until the third when, with one out, Ashley Coppage doubled followed by back-to-back singles by Kecia Stephens and Jami Davis to score two runs.  

  • Sectional Pitch, Hit, and Run
  • Signing with Pikeville
  • 3 killed in 2 weekend wrecks

    Harrison County has added two more fatal wrecks to 2012, bringing the death toll to six so far.
    According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, a fatal wreck was reported on U.S. 62 Saturday, May 26, at 8:25 p.m., near the Oddville-Sunrise intersection.
    Raymond Wiedemer, 24, was driving a 1991 Toyota truck, when he entered a curve and lost control of his vehicle.
    Austin Quesenberry, 17 and Jeremy Jolly, 15, were passengers in the vehicle.