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Today's News

  • Berry to host its annual festival this weekend

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The City of Berry is celebrating 150 years of being in existence as a city, and this weekend’s Berry Festival will highlight that milestone.
    The Festival will get underway at 9 a.m. and will last until at least 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 3.
    Berry city clerk Christine Philpot said that the Festival got started in 1982 and has been held annually, except for  a period of about five years in the early part of this decade.

  • Saturday’s Relay will be first downtown

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    Cancer survivor Gary Philpott will be the featured speaker at Saturday night’s Relay For Life event, June 3, that will be held on the courthouse square in downtown Cynthiana.
    The event is scheduled to begin with a survivor’s reception at the Cynthiana Christian Church at 4:30 p.m.

  • Former mayor Brown dies

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Former Cynthiana mayor James Brown passed away Monday, May 29, after a long illness.
    Brown and his first wife, the late Martha Brown, owned numerous businesses in Cynthiana, including Farmers Deposit Bank, Grand Haven, Shady Lawn and Parkside nursing homes, Thrift Food Mart, Gordon and Smith Men’s Clothier, Ponderosa, Lee’s Famous Recipe and others.

  • Bowling Results

    Adult/Youth 5/16/17
    1 Pickett Up 12.0/L 4.0
    2 Spare Me 12.0/L 4.0
    3 4 Amigos 12.0/L 4.0
    4 Team 2 10.5/L 5.5
    5 Split Happens 10.0/L 6.0
    6 Team 1 7.5/L 8.5
    7 Gutt/L er Done 7.0/L 9.0
    8 All About The Gutters 5.0/L 11.0
    9 All About The Strikes 4.0/L 12.0

  • Breds advance to semi-finals of 10th Region with last inning come back

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds did what they have done 30 of the last 32 years on Monday afternoon.  They advanced to the semi-finals of the Tenth Region baseball tournament.  How they did it will be told over and over, for years to come.

  • 11U Softball Results

    May 30
     
    5:45    Mossy Creek 1    Crush 0
    7:00    Knockouts 7    Bat Girls 5

    League Standings
        Knockouts    5        1
        Mossy Creek    3        2
        Crush    1        3
        Bat Girls    1        4

  • Odds and ends

    Max Ferguson yesterday became Mason County’s Christian Laettner.  Max didn’t step on anyone’s chest individually but instead crushed the whole group of fans and players with his two-out home run that propelled the Breds to a 10-8 come-from-behind win over the Royals.  
    Max wasn’t alone in heroics in the last inning but his blast will place him in the Mason County Hall of Infamous.  

  • Sports Beats

    Coach Mac Whitaker Baseball
    Camp scheduled for June 12-15
    Hall of Fame baseball coach Mac Whitaker will hold his annual baseball camp for ages six through 14 beginning Monday, June 12 and finishing on Thursday June 15.  
    The cost is $75 per camper. A camper should wear appropriate baseball attire, shoes, hat and bring a glove. The camp will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. daily.  

  • Football alumni announce 2017 class and banquet information

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Football Alumni Association has announced the class of 2017 and the plans for the annual banquet and preceding reception.  
    The induction and reception will be held on Saturday, Aug. 5.  The reception begins at 4 p.m. with the banquet following at 5 p.m..  The event will be held in the Harrison County Fieldhouse behind the football field at the Athletic Complex.   

  • Fillies roll into Region 10 championship game with two big wins

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies are one win from going to the state championships in Owensboro as they have won the first two games of the Tenth Region Tournament, held at George Rogers Clark High School, in Winchester.  
    Monday afternoon they handled Montgomery County 10-0 in five innings to advance to Tuesday’s semi-final match up with Bishop Brossart, where they lassoed the Mustangs, 11-1.