Today's News

  • Fillies fall at Campbell Monday, weekly 10th Region stats released

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Fillies played the third-rated Campbell County Lady Camels close for a little more than a quarter, before falling, 70-43 Monday, in Alexandria.
    The constant defensive pressure from the Campbell County defense was too much for the Fillies as they committed 24 turnovers on the night.  23 of those miscues came in the first three quarters before Campbell County took their starters out for the final eight minutes.

  • Breds rout Bracken 71-42 Tuesday in Brooksville

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Thorobreds basketball teams pulled off a three game sweep of Bracken County Tuesday night.  The freshman team won 43-35, the junior varsity held on for a 46-43 win and the varsity rolled past the Polar Bears 71-42.
    Junior guard Quenton Turley led the way for the Thorobreds who took an early lead and incrementally stretched it to the final 29 point margin.  Turley had a career high 28 points to spark the Breds. 

  • USDA hardiness zones are hot and cold

    Cold Hardiness
    The USDA Hardiness Zone Map has long been a guideline for cold hardiness of plants; about every 10 years it is revised in order to provide a bit more detail in our changing climate.
    The most recent map was revised in January of 2012 and is based on temperature information from 1976 through 2005.

  • Homemaker News: Oddville Homemaker Club

    The Oddville Homemakers group is consisted of 23 members. The late Charlotte Northcutt was the president, and Linda Moore is the acting president. The homemakers group are well skilled. All are unique in their own way, so this makes the club a fun group.
    The regular monthly meeting are held on the second Wednesday of the month at the Extension Office at 10:30 a.m. (most of the time). Everyone brings a dish and have a potluck for lunch.

  • Way Back When 10 25 18

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Caitlyn Nicole Byers, Nov. 19, daughter of David and Andrea Byers; Lily Paige Waechtler, Jan. 9, daughter of Kasey Moore and Brandon Waechtler.
    The city will now be testing sirens on a weekly basis. They were tested once a month.
    HCHS bowlers honor seniors in final home match of the season; Breds shoot to win against Prestonsburg; Breds’ grapplers dominate Bourbon, Capital City Classic; Defense wins for traveling Fillies.

    25 years ago . . .

  • Strawzell-Ward exchange vows

    Kelsi Brown Strawzell, daughter of Steve and Rhonda Strawzell of Cynthiana, and Jonathan Ashley Ward, son of the late Wayne Ward and Renee and Ashton Page of Alexandria, Louisiana, were united in marriage on Nov. 4, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church in Cynthiana. Pastor Chuck Cooper, uncle of the bride, performed the double-ring ceremony.
    Emily Spencer and Dwayne Gillespie, cousins of the bride, provided music.

  • Winter wellness tips

    (StatePoint) A busy lifestyle and cooler weather can take a toll on the body, especially for those who suffer from chronic aches and pains. Whether the cause of your pain is due to injury, stress, or poor sleep, there are many ways to feel better while avoiding future pain.
    To stay well this season and naturally manage muscle pain, consider these tips from professional ballroom dancer Tony Dovolani, who’s no stranger to the subject of pain management.

  • LBAR announces Harrison County real estate sales for 2017

    Residential real estate sales by members of the Lexington-Bluegrass Association of REALTORS® (LBAR) positively impacted the Harrison County economy in 2017 with 153 reported sales totaling $18,416,321. Sales continue to be a driving force in Harrison County economy.
    Residential sales decreased four percent from 159 sales reported in 2016 to 153 sales reported in 2017. The median sales price increased two percent from $110,000 in 2016 to $112,000 in 2017. The average days on the market decreased 12 percent from 77 days in 2016 to 68 days in 2017.

  • HMH awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission

    Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) announces that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for hospital accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.  HMH has maintained this tradition of accreditation since 1973.

  • Hawkins retires from CFD