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Today's News

  • HCHS Bowling
  • Breds rip Bourbon County Friday, win 2 OT match with South Laurel

    Two games in two days could not have been more different.  
    Friday night the Thorobreds traveled to Paris and hammered the Bourbon County Colonels, 83-47, in a game where Harrison County could name the score and actually took it easy on the host team.  
    All that the Colonels could claim in a positive manner from the game was that Charles Johnson was the game’s leading scorer with 25 points.  
    After Johnson, the next high man for Bourbon County was sophomore Von Harris with five.  

  • Sports beat

    Harrison County Football Alumni meeting set
    The Harrison County Football Alumni meeting will be held Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office to prepare for the 2013 annual football banquet. There will be discussion about Hall of Fame inductees, scholarship awards and other Harrison County Football Alumni business.
    Fellow alumni and any one interested in promoting Harrison County football is encouraged to attend. For more information contact Jim Furnish at 859-234-1904.

    Thorobreds will play in the Jock

  • HCHS Cheerleaders
  • Score 'N' More
  • Youth Wrestling
  • Fillies roll past Deming 58-37, fall to Lady Indians Friday

    The Harrison County Fillies spotted Deming a few early points before taking control late in the first quarter in route to a 58-37 district win Wednesday in Cynthiana.  
    The Fillies were ice cold at first as they were only three of 21 in the opening period yet they took a 13-6 lead by quarter’s end.  
    The 1-16 Lady Devils were only able to manage two field goals in 13 tries as they were finding getting a good shot to be very difficult against the Fillies’ defense.  

  • Tobacco meeting planned for Monday

    It’s hard to believe that we are beginning to plan for the 2013 crop year. Following a summer of super-hot temperatures and limited rainfall, it sure would be nice to enjoy a seasonable year.
    This past season tobacco seems to be a growing interest for several producers in our county. Prices have been good and those producing the crop seem to be very consistent. Because of this we will have a tobacco production meeting on Monday, Jan. 28 at the Harrison County Extension Center. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m.

  • Conservation District accepting applications for Ky. Soil Erosion, Water Quality Cost Share program

    The Harrison County Conservation District is now accepting Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share applications on a continuous basis. This continual sign-up is designed to make the program more landowner friendly and help address the needs of a landowner at any time during the year. As landowners plan conservation projects with the assistance of their local conservation district, they will be able to apply for financial assistance for those projects without having to wait for a designated sign up period.

  • Too good to be true? Don’t believe outrageous claims

    This time of the year subtle warnings come from professionals reminding the consumer to be skeptical of mail order catalogues or advertisements that claim “new horticultural breakthroughs,” otherwise outrageous claims or mass quantities of things for bargain basement prices.  
    There are legitimate “horticultural breakthroughs,” but usually different terminology is used and you’ll find them at your local stores.