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Today's News

  • Light it up Blue ceremony is Sunday

    Sunday, April 2, is World Autism Awareness Day. A Harrison County ceremony will be held at 8 p.m. at the Harrison County courthouse to help shine the light on autism.
    Organizers are reminding Harrison Countians to light it up at home by replacing porch lights with a blue bulb, which are available at Vanhook Hardware.
    In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be moved inside to the second floor (handicap accessible).

  • No probation, says judge at sentencing

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Three Harrison Countians face years in prison after Judge Jay Delaney ruled in Harrison Circuit Court last week on drug and other charges.
    Frazier Clark was sentenced to a total of 11 years in prison on charges for which he was indicted on Oct. 4, 2016.

  • Sports This Week

    Track
    Thursday, Mar. 30 Harrison Co. All Comers (H)

    Tennis
    Thursday, Mar. 30 vs. Campbell Co. (H)

    Softball
    Wednesday, Mar. 29 vs. Pendleton Co. (H) Fr. DH
    Thursday, Mar. 30 vs. Highlands (H)  V  6 PM
    Saturday, Apr. 1 at Owen Co. Triangle  vs. Cooper 1 PM
        Owen Co. 3 PM

    Baseball
    Wednesday, Mar. 29 at Bellevue V 5:15 PM
    Thursday, Mar. 30 vs. George Rogers Clark F DH 5:30 PM

  • Track teams perform well in Lexington Christian All Comers Meet

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds traveled to Lexington Saturday and competed in the Lexington Christian All Comers Meet.  
    There were 12 female and 13 male teams in the competition with some top competitors for this early season match up.  
    The Fillies finished sixth with a point total of 42.50.  St. Henry was the winner with 158.50 followed by West Jessamine with 152.50. Next was Scott County, Tates Creek, Rowan County and the Fillies.

  • Harrison County Archers
  • Fillies hold year-end banquet on Sunday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Coach Kim Furnish and her staff held the 2016-17 Fillies end-of-year banquet Sunday afternoon.  
    Assistant coaches JoJo Hinton and Jeff Kinney along with Furnish were in attendance to honor the 2016-17 freshman, junior varsity and varsity players.  
    After the meal, Furnish went to the podium and first recognized the academic awards.

  • HCHS wrestling awards banquet held March 19

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Coach Luke Tucker and his staff held the annual end-of-season awards ceremony Sunday, March 19, at the Harrison County Extension Office. The boosters provided the meal before the awards ceremony. Tucker and assistant coach Josh Ashbrook led the program.  
    Senior Michael Mattox received the Coach Riegel Award, which is given to the most outstanding wrestler.  Mattox was also the recipient of the Larkie Box Extra Effort Award.  

  • Tennis teams battle Paris, Mason Co. as season gets into full swing

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Despite weather delays and cancellations, the Harrison County tennis teams continue to improve.  
    Last week they faced Paris on Wednesday and Mason County on Thursday, both on the road.
    The Fillies defeated Paris 3-2 with Emmalee Lutes winning the number one singles and the doubles teams of Natalie Kinney/Sydney Soard and Liza Gossett/Sara Halderman winning 6-0.  

  • HCMS soccer teams record victories and one tie

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Middle School Colts and Fillies Soccer teams recorded wins in their latest action.  The Colts defeated Bourbon County on Tuesday, March 21, by a 3-0 score and then on Thursday tied Royal Springs 2-2.
    The Bourbon County match saw the Colts defensively outwork the young Colonels keeping them on their half of the field for the match.  

  • Fillies lose extra inning game with Dunbar, split Triangle Saturday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies began the 2017 season Thursday by dropping a hard-fought 10-inning game with the Paul Lawrence Dunbar Lady Bulldogs, 13-10.  
    The Fillies led early, 6-3, after three innings but Dunbar put a big five runs on the board in the top of the seventh to take a 10-6 lead.  
    The Fillies rallied with four runs in the bottom of the inning to tie but Dunbar scored three in the 10th to win.