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  • New chef heads up Krubaloo’s at Cynthiana Country Club

    When Chef Clayton Lesak decided to leave the Mitchell’s Fish Market in Newport, he wasn’t looking for “just another job.” He was looking for “the right fit.”
    And, as the new chef at Krubaloo’s at the Cynthiana Country Club, Lesak believes he’s found that “fit.”
    Chef Clayton, 31, was formally trained at Keiser University’s Culinary Arts School in Sarasota, Fla.
    “I learned the fundamentals in culinary schools, but learned to cook working in restaurants,” Lesak said.

  • Community baby shower is Tuesday

    The second annual Harrison County Community Baby Shower will be held on April 24. The event will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m at Westside Elementary. A community baby shower is an event for expectant parents and for parents of children from birth to 3 years old.

  • Decorators’ Showcase to benefit local ombudsman agency

    The Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency (NHOA) of the Bluegrass, which includes Harrison County, will hold the 23rd Decorators’ Showcase at Highland Hall, a historic, privately owned home in Lexington. The house, located at 6208 Old Richmond Road, is one of the original Shelby Houses of Fayette County.

  • Breds blank Nicholas County Monday, Bracken Tuesday

    The Harrison County Thorobreds continued to play well following the spring break trip as they defeated Nicholas County 3-0 Monday night in Carlisle and Bracken County 8-0 Tuesday on the Hilltop.
    The Nicholas County game featured two of the better hurlers in the region as juniors J.D. Wagoner for Nicholas County and Jordan Martin for Harrison County hooked up in a pitchers’ duel.  
    Neither team scored until the top of the fourth though the Thorobreds threatened in the top half of the first.  

  • Three to be honored Friday at Fence of Fame ceremony

    This Friday night on the Hilltop, three of Harrison County’s baseball finest will be honored with having their name added to the Harrison County Baseball Fence of Fame.  
    Mark Clifford, Lee Kendall and Kiley Vaughn will each become a member of the fence of honor.  
    “The Fence of Fame is our way of honoring former Breds baseball players and coaches for their outstanding contributions to the Breds baseball program,” said head Thorobreds Coach Mac Whitaker.
    Mark Clifford  

  • Fillies ease by Dunbar in eight innings, rout Lady Cats, 15-0 in doubleheader

    Tuesday night was a Fillies doubleheader made possible by wet fields on Monday night in Falmouth.
    Instead of playing the Lady Cats in Falmouth on that night the Pendleton County squad was the second half of a doubleheader Tuesday.  
    The first half of the doubleheader was a thriller as it went from a tie to a three-run deficit to a victory all in one inning.  
    The visiting Dunbar Lady Bulldogs scored in the top of the first on a one-out walk and an error to take a 1-0 lead.  

  • A visit with a wise person and Little League opens

    A few weeks ago Becky Martin from the Democrat staff called to let me know that a lady wanted my phone number in order to call me about how much she “liked” my articles.  
    Becky, suspecting that maybe liked wasn’t the right word, told the lady that she would give me the message.  
    I did return the call and believe it or not, she did like my columns.  

  • Errors, walks lead to 8-7 loss for Breds in South Carolina wrap up

    Harrison County won one game of three in the Hanahan Invitational against some stellar competition last week.  
    The finale on Wednesday came against James Island, S.C., which resulted in an 8-7 loss for the Thorobreds.  
    Junior Brandon Kendall pitched for Harrison County and was in control for the first two innings allowing only one hit and two base runners.  
    In the top of the third, Harrison County put together four hits, a sacrifice, a walk and a James Island error to plate four runs to take the lead.  

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