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Today's News

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    HARRISON CIRCUIT COURT
    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Feb. 21, 2017
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Robert Asher, 1980, sentencing; possession controlled substance-first degree (third or greater offense); 1 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Jonathan Colemire, 1986, sentencing; trafficking in controlled substance-first degree (first offense-heroin), persistent felony offender-first degree; 5 year sentence imposed, probation denied.
    Jessica M. Commodore, 1988, revocation hearing; admission to allegations.

  • Harrison District Court

    HARRISON DISTRICT COURT
    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Feb. 23, 2017
    PROBATE CASES
    Estate of Leona Fox Shouse, inventory; no parties have come forward to administer estate, dismissal for failure to go forward, remand.
    Estate of Betty Dorene Bennett, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Ronald T. England, probate hearing; order entered.
    Estate of Ann E. Knight, probate hearing; admitted will (self proven), order entered, bond approved.
    CIVIL CASES

  • Breds win 38th District; face Bracken Co. Wednesday in 10th Region Tournament

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    In the match-up of two teams that were not supposed to be playing in the title game. Harrison Co. and Robertson Co. faced each other in the 38th District championship game Friday on the Hilltop.  
    The Thorobreds upset Pendleton Co. in the first round Monday and the Black Devils did the same to Nicholas Co. on Tuesday night.  

  • Fillies fall to Mason Co. Tuesday in 10th Region Tournament

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies jumped out to a 6-2 lead early in the ball game Tuesday night but that joy was short lived in the 72-26 win by Mason County, in the first round of the 10th Region Tournament, held on the Hilltop.  
    Freshman Katelin Ecklar and eighth-grader Elizabeth Allison hit the threes but Mason County outscored the Fillies 13-2 the rest of the first period for a 15-8 lead at the first stop.  

  • Archers host Spring Arrow Fling 2017

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Harrison County’s Archery team played host to 11 high school and seven middle school teams in the Harrison County Spring Arrow Fling 2017 at the Harrison County Middle School on Saturday, Feb. 25. The Westside Elementary team also competed but was unopposed in their division.

  • Harrison County track competes at Mason County; Creech 2nd in state pole vault

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds track team took seven competitors to Mason County Saturday for a 39 team competition. Nineteen girls teams and 20 male teams participated.  
    Louisville Male won the female portion of the meet and Covington Catholic won the boys with Male second.  Rockcastle County was a close second to Male in the girls’ competition.  

  • Well done by all schools

    In this day of protests where no one seems to be able to get along, we had a very successful 38th District tournament.  
    The crowds were large and, for the most part, polite and respectful.  
    I do not understand why fans from a school want to sit in the other school’s section but that is a minor issue and only a few do it. The student sections, while near the floor and boisterous, were in control except for a few bull---- yells.  

  • Sports This Week

    March 1-March 8
    Tenth Region Basketball
    Girls at Harrison County
    Friday, Mar. 3 6 PM Winners of Monday games
    Friday, Mar. 3 8 PM Winners of Tuesday games
    Saturday, Mar. 4 7 PM Championship
    Boys at Mason Co.
    Wednesday, Mar. 1 Campbell Co. vs. George Rogers Clark 6 PM
    Wednesday, Mar. 1 Harrison Co. vs. Bracken Co. 7:30 PM
    Thursday, Mar. 2 Paris vs. Robertson Co. 6 PM
    Thursday, Mar. 2 Mason Co. vs, Scott 8 PM
    Monday, Mar. 6 Wednesday winners 6 PM
    Monday, Mar. 6 Thursday winners 8 PM

  • Sports Beats

    Wrestling Camp starts March 9
    in wrestling room
    Harrison County High School Wrestling Coach Luke Tucker and his staff are holding a wrestling camp beginning Tuesday, March 9. The sessions will be held on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:45 to 7 p.m. beginning March 9 and concluding March 30. The camp will be held in the Harrison County High School wrestling room which is between Southside and Ingles Stadium.

  • Fillies’ poor shooting leads to 34-25 loss to Lady Jackets in title game

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies put forth a gallant defensive effort Thursday but experience over-came as Nicholas County edged the Fillies 34-25 to win the 38th District Championship.  
    While Harrison County played good defense the senior laden Lady Jackets under Coach Greg Letcher showed poise beyond their years.  Nicholas County, while not shooting well from the field, worked the ball for good shots often passing up a medium range attempts for something better.