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Today's News

  • Sports Beats

    Recreation Department youth
    basketball sign-ups to begin
    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Department will hold youth basketball sign-ups Monday-Friday, Oct. 16-27 from 2-4 p.m. at the City Hall office.
    Cost is $50 (multiple children discounts).
    Second-third grade (girls before Christmas, boys after); fourth-fifth grade (girls before Christmas, boys after); Coed Pre-K/K/first (after Christmas); middle and high school (after Christmas).
    Fore more information contact the Parks and Recreation office at 234-7155 or 298-5113.

  • Sports Beats

    Fillies romp into region semis
    with 3-0 win over Mason County
    The Harrison County Fillies improved to 37-1 for the season with a three-set win over Mason County Tuesday evening in the first round of the 10th Region tournament.  

  • Positive messages are the best

    After the football game last Friday night, it might be hard to stay positive but we must.  
    I am not going to dwell on the game but more this week on positive events, some personal and some high school sports events.  
    The football game, while ugly after we lost a chance to score when it was 13-0, still had a positive in my mind.  That was even in this heated rivalry our team showed restraint and didn’t have any unsportsmanlike penalties or personal fouls.  

  • Sports This Week

    Oct. 25 – Oct. 31

    Football
    Friday, Oct. 27 vs. Western Hills (H) Senior Night  7:30 PM

    Volleyball
    Wednesday, Oct. 25 Regional Tournament at George Rogers Clark (old Gym)
    Thursday, Oct. 26 Regional Tournament at George Rogers Clark (old Gym)

  • Breds unable to muster offense, lose 49-0 at Bourbon County

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds fell to 0-9 Friday night as they traveled to Bourbon County (6-3) and lost to the Colonels 49-0.  
    The game was decided midway into the second quarter when the Breds stopped the Colonels on downs and were driving on an eight-play drive into Bourbon County territory when they lost a fumble.  

  • Fillies fall to Campbell County in region semi-final 2-0

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Coach Kevin Gaunce said after September’s 5-0 loss to Campbell County that he saw some things where his team could give the Lady Camels a real battle if they met again.  
    Gaunce was right as the Harrison County Soccer Fillies gave the Campbell County squad all they wanted in a 2-0 loss Thursday night in the semi-finals of the 10th Region Tournament.  

  • Fillies plan to score more, win more in 2017-18

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies basketball team is hard at work preparing for the 2017-18 season.   
    “We are working to be more athletic, to push the ball more,” said Coach Kim Furnish Marshall. “We will run the floor more and take quicker shots.”  
    That doesn’t mean the Fillies in Marshall’s seventh year are all of the sudden going to be careless with the ball.  

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Alyssa Lynn Biddle, Sept. 28, daughter of Jarrod and
    Savannah Biddle.
    The Farmers National Bank of Berry robbed again. Suspect escapes on scooter. The Berry Bank was built in 1921. The first robbery occurred in 1982 with another 19 years past before the one occurred in 1991. There have been four more since then.
    The Harrison County High School Marching Band earns Final Four bid in the state finals held in Meade County.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, June 29, 1939 -- “Belmont Bridge Completed and Opened - Residents of Belmont and the western part of the county were permitted to cross the Licking River at Pleasant Street for the first time in almost a year Saturday when the new concrete bridge constructed by the State Highway Department at a cost of $61,000 was opened to the public. First automobile to cross the span was driven by R.B. Whaley who was accompanied by Mayor John M. Cromwell, Commissioner Charles L. Robinson and W. C. Endicott, Chief of Police George M. Dickey, and James S. Whaley.”

  • HMH Auxiliary donates funds to purchase equipment

    The Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) Auxiliary completed 2016 with raising more than $38,000 for Harrison Memorial Hospital. For 2017, the HMH Auxiliary has donated more than $37,000 in equipment to patient care areas.