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Today's News

  • Hope has been my thing, lately

    Although grace is free, hope recently cost me $8 on Etsy, the Website where people sell their handiwork.
    For $8 I bought a wire bracelet that forms the word “hope,” which I’ve been wearing all week.

  • Community Calendar 3-12-15

    THURSDAY, March 12
    Berry City Commission
    will meet Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m., at Berry City Hall. The meetings are open to the public.
    Cynthiana Board of Adjustment will not meet this month due to no items on the agenda. The meetings are open to the public.

  • The fun and easy way to play ‘no-risk’ chicken

    Thanks to the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC), R.A. Williams and the Harrison County Sanitation District, I have finally discovered the best and easiest way to play “chicken.”
    Make sure someone else pays the consequences if no one chooses to blink.
    On Tuesday morning, March 3, the Kentucky Public Service Commission called an official hearing where its commissioners could hear sworn testimony from all the key players in the Cedarbrook Package Sewer Treatment Plant drama.

  • Harrison County’s civil war heritage includes African-American soldiers

    Although Black History Month has passed, I thought the contributions of African American soldiers from our county should be recognized before the end of the Civil War Sesquicentennial in April.

  • Legislature approves funding for UK medical research facility

    Meeting only three days last week because of another blast of winter weather, the General Assembly nonetheless finalized work on several major bills and is on track to largely complete its work this week.

  • Free throws haunt the Breds in 54-53 loss to Scott

    “The difference was our free throws,” bemoaned Coach Larry Kendall after the Breds 54-53 loss to Scott in the 10th Region semi-final Monday night.  
    The game, played in the Field House at Mason County, saw Harrison County lose in a game that had eight ties and seven lead changes.  
    In the end, nine of 17 from the free throw line, including two misses with less than 30 seconds to play, cost the Thorobreds a chance to face Campbell County in Tuesday night’s championship game.  

  • Fillies tennis has high hopes, Thorobreds short in numbers

    The Harrison County High School tennis team has a plethora of upperclassmen with the Fillies and a squad of only four boys to tackle the season.  
    The first match is scheduled for Monday, March 16, on the Hilltop with Bourbon County and the teams are working hard in preparation.
    The Thorobreds return three players as freshman Luke Bradford along with eighth graders Isiah Stiltner and Boston Pergram bring the experience of 2014 to the courts this season.  

  • KHSAA Wrestling State Tournament
  • Who should be in the Field of 68?

    I will have to give Mark Story of the Herald Leader credit for spurring me to write this article.  
    It was after I read his article that I thought, ‘How wrong can one guy be?’ and decided to write this.  
    His article stated that Murray State should not be left out of the NCAA tournament and Indiana and Texas put into the fray.  
    Heck no Murray State should not be in the tournament. But neither should Indiana or Texas. That would be unless they win their conference tournament, which they will not.  

  • Breds upset Mason County, faced Scott in semi-finals

    Behind the best team effort of the season, the Harrison County Thorobreds improved to 16-14 as they defeated Mason County, 58-55, in the 10th Region Tournament.  
    The Saturday evening match up saw five ties and six lead changes in the nip-and-tuck battle.
    Seniors Trenton Thompson and Robbie Stroub scored all of their first-half points in the opening quarter as the Breds hustled out to a 19-14 lead.