Today's News

  • Breds fall in opener to Mercer County in Ft. Harrod Bowl

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Not much went right for the youthful Harrison County Thorobreds Saturday night in Harrodsburg as they faced 5A power Mercer County in the second game of the Ft. Harrod Bowl.  
    Boyle County rolled past John Hardin 41-6 in the first contest.
    The Breds got a break on the first possession for the Titans as Mercer County marched down the field on a 12-play drive that took just four minutes only to have a touchdown called back by a penalty.  

  • Soccer Breds go to 2-1 with 5-3 win over Sayre Tuesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Tuesday night on the Hilltop, the Harrison County soccer Thorobreds improved to 2-1 on the season with a 5-3 win over the Sayre Spartans (0-2-1).  
    This was the best game the Breds have played in the young season as they moved the ball around and worked together well the entire match.  
    Sayre scored the first two goals of the night. They scored on a penalty kick at the 25:58 mark in the first half and again with 15:41 remaining in the half.  

  • Marriage Licenses

    Sarah Marie Nichols, 21, and Dylan Ray Buchanan, 24, married July 30, 2017.
    Diana Jean Herrington, 42, and Keith Allen Bryant, 51, married Aug. 7, 2017.
    Kimberlie Marie Beauparland, 36, and Robert Preston Quillen, 52, married Aug. 5, 2017.
    Macy Annmarie Eckler, 23, and Hunter Brian Johnson, 23, married Aug. 8, 2017.
    Macy Helene Gasser, 23, and Ethan Wayne Arthur, 26, married Aug. 4, 2017.
    Kimberly Ann Furnish, 33, and Charles Jarrod Marshall, 34, married Aug. 6, 2017.

  • 2017 Judy Mitchell Letcher scholarship winner
  • Summer drupes on the fringe tree, paper lanterns on the silverbell

    The beacon of spring in these parts is undoubtedly the native dogwood. But, because of disease problems, especially dogwood anthracnose, people are seeking alternatives to Cornus Florida.  There are other notable dogwoods like Cornus kousa and Cornus mas, but look beyond the dogwood for small, spring-flowering landscape trees that prove to have interest well into summer.
    Consider the Carolina silverbell (halesia) and the fringe tree (chionanthus).

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Aeowynne Gabrielle Wiley, July 14, daughter of Meg and Tim Wiley.
    A Claysville area farm is being considered for the project which is designed to help save some of the area’s natural resources and provide outdoor recreation. The preserve will be designed for the sportsman and nature enthusiasts in mind.
    Justix Grilled Food on Sticks is coming Aug. 31. Owners are Stephen and DeAnna (Price) Stewart.

  • Reunions

    The Carter picnic was held Aug. 20 at the home of Tim and Rose Carter on Carl Stevens Road.

  • Reunions

    The 93rd Mastin reunion was held Aug. 12 at the Cynthiana Presbyterian Church fellowship hall. A total of 38 family and friends were in attendance.
    The family of Lena Mastin McCauley was in charge of arrangements. Joe Judy called the family together at 12:30 p.m. and offered prayer for the food. A delicious potluck meal was enjoyed by all.
    After the meal, Judy asked those in attendance what favorite dish did our mother and grandmother bring to the reunion. Things mentioned were yellow cake with carmel icing, home fried chicken and also home grown tomatoes.

  • Nine students from Harrison County named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

    Nine 2017 graduates of Harrison County High School have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.
    Local scholars are Kevin Barnett, Olivia Eckert, Rachel Eckert, Cody Edwards, Reagan Gorman, Jacob Jones, Francis Lanza, Will Marsh and Kyler Williams.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Report

    Aug. 2--Dep. Lance Hutchison served a bench warrant from Floyd District Court to Michael O’Connell for theft by unlawful taking, more than $500 but less than $10,000.
    Aug. 2--Dep. Lance Hutchison served a bench warrant from Scott District Court to Michael O’Connell for receiving stolen property, under $500.