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Today's News

  • Prune brambles

    It’s time to clean up the bramble patch: in order to maintain healthy and productive blackberries and raspberries we need to prune out the old to make room for the new.   
    Most brambles are biennial which means they fruit on second-year growth.  Blackberries are easy to deal with, just remove the arching canes that fruited this year and trim up and attach the new growth from this summer to your trellis; this new growth will bear next summer’s fruit.  Repeat the same thing next year.

  • Harmon releases audit of the Harrison County Fiscal Court

    State Auditor Mike Harmon has released the audit of the financial statement of the Harrison County Fiscal Court for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016. State law requires annual audits of county fiscal courts.

  • School Menus

    Nov. 6 - Nov. 10
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Biscuit and sausage gravy or cereal, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Waffle sticks with syrup or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Banana muffin or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Super bun or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Sports Beats

    Faulkner is Coach of the Year
    For the fourth time in his career, Harrison County Coach Bill Faulkner has been named Coach of the Year by his 10th Region fellow coaches.
    Faulkner’s Fillies had a spectacular year, finishing 37-2 and advancing to the 10th Region semi-finals.  Kelly Franxman of 10th Region champ Scott High was named the Player of the Year for the region.  
    The Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association will name the first, second and honorable mention all-state teams on Monday, Nov. 6.

  • HCMS Archery
  • On to winter sports

    Winter sports are upon us as basketball will get into the exhibition season, and wrestling will get into full swing now that football is over.  
    I thought that I would go over one more time the fall sports before we move on.  
    Boys soccer began the season with a new coach and a fast start.  
    As the season wore on, the boys’ struggled some but came on at the end to give a good accounting for themselves.  
    The Fillies soccer was supposed to be good and did not disappoint.  

  • HCHS Fillies Volleyball
  • Furnish earns national FFA office

    Harrison County’s Gracie Furnish has made history as an HCHS FFA alum.
    Last week she was elected to a national office at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.
    Furnish is one of six officers who were named on Saturday to hold the office for a one-year term. Furnish will serve as vice president of the Eastern Region.
    She is from a Harrison County farming family. She is the daughter of Brian and Amy Furnish.

  • Breds end season with 40-13 home loss to Western Hills Friday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Friday night was a first for both Western Hills and Harrison County. It was the first time that Western Hills defeated the Breds in football in 12 tries.  
    Friday’s game was closer in the first half than the experts had predicted as the Thorobreds offense picked up more yardage than in the two previous games combined.  

  • Pharmacist receives 8 years in federal prison

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    A former Cynthiana pharmacist will be serving 85 percent of an eight-year prison sentence issued in federal court last week.
    Michael Ingram, 37, entered guilty pleas in July 2017 on 2015 federal indictments that detailed his involvement in conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone and money laundering.