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Today's News

  • What happens to a legacy?

    Dean Smith, the legendary former coach of the University of North Carolina, passed away Sunday just three weeks short of his 84th birthday.  
    Smith was a coaching icon, having been at the helm of the Tar Heels for 36 years from 1961-1997.
    The Tar Heels were perennial national powers during his time, winning two national championships and playing in 11 Final Fours.  
    Advanced dementia was reportedly the major contributor to Smith’s death, which, though there probably isn’t a good way to die, this is one of the worst.  

  • Harrison County 3th Grade AAU Champs
  • Sports beat

    Harrison County archery hosts
    invitational tournament
    The Harrison County Archery team hosted the eighth annual Harrison County Invitational Tournament on Jan. 31. Nearly 400 archers competed throughout the day in the event, which was held at the middle school.  
    The HCHS team finished third with a score of 3,123. Harrison County Middle School also finished third, which qualifies both teams for the state tournament.  

  • Sports this week

    Breds basketball
    Thursday, Feb. 12, vs. Mason County (H),  JV/V  6/7:30 p.m.
    Saturday, Feb. 14, at Paris, F/JV/V  4:45/6/7:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Franklin County, JV/V  6/7:30 p.m.

    Fillies basketball
    Wednesday, Feb. 11, vs. Woodford County (H) Senior Night, JV/V  6/7:30 p.m.
    Friday, Feb. 13, vs. East Jessamine (H), JV/V  6/7:30 p.m.
    Monday, Feb. 16, at Scott High, JV/V  6/7:30 p.m.

    Wrestling
    Saturday, Feb. 14, at Belfry High School, Region 8 Tournament

  • Winning streaks over for Fillies and Breds

    Saturday night took a toll on the two-game winning streak of the Fillies and the four-game streak of the Thorobreds as both lost on the road.  
    The Fillies dropped a 57-48 verdict to Bishop Brossart in Alexandria as they fell behind early and could not catch up.  
    The Thorobreds trailed by 11 at the half but Collins went on a 17-to-2 run to open the second half for the 63-51 win.
    Brossart scored the first six points of the Fillies’ contest before senior Whitney Gray scored with nearly two minutes gone in the game.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • McNabb receives Clarence Horn Humanitarian award

    The Harrison County Service Unit Board established the “Clarence Horn Humanitarian Award” to honor and preserve the vision Horn provided in serving the people of the community.  
    Horn served as treasurer for his many years of volunteer service to the local unit.  
    This year’s recipient, Earl McNabb, will be recognized for his many contributions to the citizens of Harrison County.   

  • Cedar Ridge Donation
  • Get potted and cut blooms to last this Valentines

    Cut flowers are undoubtedly the most popular manifestation of showing your love for someone on Valentine’s Day, but potted flowering plants can do the trick, too.  
    Perhaps the potted bloom has the potential to remind your lover that the sentiment lasts all year … but what does it mean if you can’t get it to bloom again?  
    Is your love doomed? Of course not, but here are some tips just in case.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Emily Dawn Case, Jan. 6, daughter of Randall and Tonya Case; Taylor Nycole Lukins, Feb. 4, daughter of Aron Lukins and Jessica Kenyon; Brooklyn Kay Milner, Dec. 29, daughter of James and Christy Milner.
    Harrison County schools closes for the remainder of the week due to illness. There were 334 students absent on Wednesday.
    Killer caught after fleeing 15 years ago. The escapee was granted a three-day pass and never returned. He was caught in Texas under an alias name.

    25 years ago . . .