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Today's News

  • From cowardice to courageous

    As leadership shifted from Moses to Joshua, God spoke to Joshua seven times about his character either directly or through Moses that Joshua was to be strong and courageous (Deuteronomy 31:6, 31:7, 31:23; Joshua 1:6, 1:7, 1:9, 1:18). The book of Genesis indicates that seven is the number of completion (seven days of creation). God does not tell Joshua to be responsible or loving, honest or forthright.

  • Grace Notes

    During the entire time I was pregnant with my youngest daughter nearly 35 years ago, my husband was also unemployed.
    Back then, I carefully budgeted every cracker, every bowl of Cheerios, every ounce of milk, with absolutely no wiggle room.
    One day after a trip to the market I grabbed one too many grocery bags out of the car to bring inside to our apartment and a plastic gallon jug of milk dropped and splattered all over the sidewalk.
    Despite the adage, “Don’t cry over spilled milk,” I cried.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, Dec. 21
    Adult Christmas Ornament Program. Thursday, Dec. 21 at 11 a.m. Call the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library at 859-234-4881 to register.

    FRIDAY, Dec. 22

  • Eastside Elementary School
  • 2017 Eastern Kentucky University Middle School Honor’s Band
  • HCMS Colts Basketball
  • Thorobreds drop three more to stand at 1-6

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds dropped a game Thursday at home and two on the road Friday and Saturday to have a 1-6 record going into Tuesday’s game at Bourbon County. 
    Thursday the Grant County Braves improved to 2-6 with a 78-68 win over the Breds on the Hilltop.  The Thorobreds, who are still missing starting center Alex Midden, nor the Braves could get untracked in the first period. 

  • Sports This Week

    Dec. 20 – Dec. 27

    Breds Basketball
    Wednesday, Dec. 20 at Woodford Co. Freshman/JV 10/11 AM
    Friday, Dec. 22 Huck Turner Classic (H)
    St. Henry vs. LaRue Co. 6:30 PM, Harrison Co. vs. Western Hills 8:15 PM
    Saturday, Dec. 23  consolation game 1 PM, championship game 2:30 PM
    Wednesday, Dec. 23 at Bracken Co. vs. Sayre 2 PM

    Fillies basketball
    Wednesday, Dec. 20 at Madison Central vs. Madison Southern 1:45 PM
    Thursday, Dec. 21 at Madison Central vs. Whitley Co. 3:30 PM

  • The joys of coaching

    I sat down beside Harrison County’s basketball coach Larry Kendall Saturday night before the Harrison County junior varsity played Anderson County.  
    The Thorobreds are currently 1-6 (1-5 at that time) and Larry has a lot on his mind.  He did not discuss with me any of what I am going to write but I have seen coaches in his predicament many times and it is not a good feeling.  
    The season is not lost but when you look down the road, not a lot of “certain wins” are staring you in the face.

  • Fillies win bowling tournament in Boyle County, Breds 11th

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County bowling teams visited Danville Saturday to compete in the Boyle County Baker Bonanza.  
    The Fillies came away as the tournament champions after winning 14 Baker matches by a large score.  Harrison County was top-seeded after the preliminary round.  They soundly defeated number four seed Taylor County in the semi-finals in three games and then dispatched Apollo in the championship game in four games.