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Today's News

  • Sanitation district prepares for take over of Cedarbrook treatment plant

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer

    The first step in alleviating the sewer plant crisis at Cedarbrook, passage of House Bill 276,  was achieved Monday night in Frankfort.

  • 58th Lions Club Auction begins Monday

    By Becky Barnes, Editor

    On Monday, March 30, auctioneers and pseudo auctioneers will take to the airwaves for the 58th annual Lions Club Radio Auction.

  • A mixture of youth and experience make up the HCHS track teams

    The Fillies and Thorobreds have massive losses from last year as they face the 2015 track season.  
    Gone from the Fillies squad are Caylin Mattox, Haley Carr, Kayla Joy and Courtney Jackson.  
    These girls represented almost sure points each meet in the hurdles, relays, distance races, the shot put and the discus.  
    Added to these losses is the loss of Hannah Thomas, who is recovering from surgery or surgeries. Thomas is a talented sprinter and a valuable part of the relays.

  • Fillies tennis defeats Lady Cards, Hounds, Breds struggle

    The Harrison County Fillies tennis team defeated George Rogers Clark last Tuesday night, 5-2, and followed that with a Friday sweep of Paris to continue their impressive start in the new season.  
    Unfortunately, the short-handed Thorobreds suffered losses to both of these opponents.
    The Cardinals defeated the Thorobreds 0-4 and the Paris squad won by a 1-3 count.
    The Tuesday battle with George Rogers Clark saw Gracey Roberts win 6-2, 6-4, Alexis Lanza, 8-0, Melony Dunaway, 8-0, and Casey Newcomb, 6-4.  

  • Breds finish tied for 22nd in state wrestling meet

    Note: This article was written for last week’s Cynthiana Democrat but didn’t get sent to the editor.
    Eleven Harrison County wrestlers did battle in the KHSAA State Wrestling Championship but only four scored points as the Thorobreds tied for 22nd with Christian County, Iroquois, and Meade County with 35 points.
    At 113 lbs., Michael Mattox was the team leader finishing fifth as he defeated Austin Cook of St. Xavier in the fifth place match.  

  • Fillies 6th, Breds 9th in Woodford County track meet Saturday

    The Woodford County “Luck O the Irish” track meet featured a strong field from the central Kentucky area.  
    “This may turn out to be one of our toughest tests all year,” noted Fillies’ Coach Danny Simpson. “We usually start with a little smaller meet but this 12-team field was a powerhouse.”  
    Despite a limited amount of time for preparation, the Fillies and Thorobreds performed well.  
    The Fillies finished sixth led by Kassidy Cook.  

  • ACC best like it or not

    Trent Thompson closed out his high school career Saturday with another double double in the East/West All Star Game. His 24 points and 10 rebounds led his East team, which lost by a few points to the West.
    After Harrison County lost, I was for Owensboro Senior High to win the state tournament, which they did on Sunday.  
    When I was growing up in Tell City, Owensboro was a state power and I believe that basketball is better in the Commonwealth when the western part of the state is more competitive.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • Sliders compete in first tournament

    The Harrison County Sliders traveled to Kenton County Sportsplex last weekend and competed in their  first 8 and under coach-pitch tournament of the year.
    The excited Sliders  played their first game Friday night under lights.
    Some of the players said it felt like playing in the big leagues.
    “We played hard and were down the most of the game till the last inning,” described Coach Petey Reynolds. “We were down 3-1 going into the last inning and started hitting. We ended up winning that game 5-3.”

  • Sports beat

    Fillies take Defenders in five innings
    Harrison County junior Macy Martin took batting clean up seriously Wednesday in the Fillies’ 14-3 win over Bryan Station.
    Each time Martin batted, the Fillies had runners on base, and each time Martin got a base hit and drove in the runners. She was four for four with a double and five RBI’s to lead the 16-hit Fillies’ outburst.