Today's News

  • Fillies advance with district win over Paris

    The Harrison County Fillies are playing their best soccer of the year according to Coach Kim Jenkins.  
    “We just need to stay focused and continue with our game plan, she remarked after the shutout of the Lady Hounds in Paris. “We are moving the ball nicely and communicating well, which is a good way to win matches.”  
    Good ball movement was the key to the 3-0 win over Paris Monday night.  
    Hannah Thomas scored the first goal of the game with around 12 minutes left in the half to give the Fillies the 1-0 lead.

  • Shootout in Montgomery puts Thorobreds in district championship

    The Harrison County Thorobreds rallied after a questionable goal gave George Rogers Clark a 1-0 lead in the second half to tie in regulation and go on to win 2-1 in a shootout Tuesday night in the 24th District semifinals.  
    The Harrison County squad dominated play in the first half outshooting the Cardinals 4-1 but had nothing to show for it as they went into the halftime intermission tied 0.  

  • GRC Classic brings out the best in cross country team

    There was one common theme for the Harrison County cross country teams, both the high school and middle school, in the GRC Classic Saturday in Winchester. That was each squad had their best team showings and some improved individual performance as well.
    The greatest success was with the middle school girls as they won the team title in the four-team event.  
    The middle school girls out ran Rowan County, Conkwright and Clark Middle to take the title by a 14-point margin.  

  • A change of heart

    Just because you can’t see her smile doesn’t mean Faye Prather isn’t smiling.
    After getting a second chance on life, the 61-year-old Cynthiana woman is sporting a big smile under her duck-bill sterile mask.
    It’s been two years of highs and lows. Unfortunately, the roller coaster ride isn’t over yet.
    On May 12, Faye received a heart transplant -- A day she calls her second birthday. However, she knows that this year will not be an easy one as her body adjusts to the new heart.

  • Sports beat

    HCHS volleyball rolls into district
    championship with two wins
    The 28-8 Harrison County Fillies volleyball team won two matches in the 40th District tournament to qualify for Wednesday night’s championship in Augusta. The 6:30 p.m. match will pair the Fillies against the team with the best record in the region, the Deming Lady Cats, who sport a 28-6 record. The teams have faced once this year with the Fillies winning in two sets on Sept. 22, 25-12, 25-21.

  • News briefs

    CFD Safety Day
    and Fire Prevention Week
    is Saturday

  • Harrison Co. soccer teams end season with wins

    Both the Fillies and Thorobreds soccer teams finished the 2011 regular season with wins and have momentum going into the district tournaments.
    The Fillies ended the regular season with a 9-7-2 record has they closed out 2011 by defeating Pendleton County (3-12-2) by a 2-0 white wash and followed with a home defeat of Model (5-13-1) 4-0 last Thursday.  
    Freshman keeper Chelsea Ingram recorded her seventh and eighth shut outs of the season in the victories.

  • Tuesday fire still under investigation

    Firefighters were on the scene of a house fire for nearly four hours early Tuesday morning.
    The Shawhan Road house was a total loss, said Glynden King, a Harrison County Volunteer Fire Department volunteer.
    King said the house was fully involved in flames when firefighters got there after receiving a call from a neighbor at about 11:30 p.m.
    King said it appeared the fire may have started on the right of the two-story, vinyl-sided house.

  • Annual Chili Cook-Off is Saturday

    The Cynthiana Fire Department and the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library invite you to enter the third annual Chili Cook-Off taking place Saturday, Oct. 15 at Flat Run Veterans Park with set-up starting at 3:30 p.m.
    This is a fun event and is not a sanctioned ‘Chili Cook-off’ (so beans and pasta are okay). Best chili wins. Prizes will be awarded.
    Tasting by the panel of judges will begin at 4:15 with prizes awarded at 4:30 p.m. The chili supper will commence immediately after prizes are awarded.

  • Irish sports, bowling and what else?

    Patti and I are going to Ireland next week and I feel like I am going into a time warp as far as sports go.  Other than rugby, soccer and bowling, what other sports are considered to be Irish friendly.  
    Sure, Notre Dame is the Fighting Irish, but as far as I know all sports involving people from Ireland have fighting Irish in them. People used to say “What if I went to a fight and a European soccer match broke out?”