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Today's News

  • Church News

    CITY ON A HILL
    Everyone is welcome to come join us for Revival on May 12, 13, and 14 at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. on Sunday morning at City On A Hill.
    Greg and Dawn Merile from Silver Springs, N.Y., will be preaching Friday and Saturday nights bringing the Word of God and for some of you a word of prophecy.
    Dinner will be served on Saturday night. Pastor Austin will bring the Word on Sunday morning.

    City on a Hill evening services are held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.; Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m.

  • Grace Notes

    (Editor’s note: Nancy Kennedy is off this week, hopefully NOT working. This is one of her favorite columns from 2009.)

    Today I scrubbed my kitchen floor, on my knees with a bucket of sudsy water and a brush, “Cinderella-style.”
    After that I polished all the stainless steel and rubbed the countertops with stuff that made them gleam. Then I vacuumed all the wayward popcorn from underneath the couch cushions and cleaned both bathrooms.

  • community calendar

    THURSDAY, May 4
    Paper Crafting: Scrapbooking and Card Making. Thursday, May 4 at 11 a.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Attendance every month is not required. Pre-registration is required. Call the public library at 859-234-4881 to register.
    Reading Takes You Around The World and the Galaxy. Thursday, May 4 at 4 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. For all school age children. Pre-registration is appreciated.

    FRIDAY, May 5

  • HCMS Fillies wrap up undefeated regular season with 10-0 win at Grant

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Last Wednesday the Harrison County Middle School Fillies completed an undefeated season and clinched the number one seed for the Bluegrass Conference tournament.  
    They defeated Grant County 10-0 in a match that saw the mercy rule implemented with just four minutes played in the second half.  
    Kylie Hudgins had four goals and two assists, Gab Hatterick had two goals and two assists, and both Molly Perkins and Reece Shirley added one goal and one assist.  

  • Clif Marshall named Director of Athletic Performances for IU Basketball

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    “Archie made me an offer that I couldn’t refuse,” was the explanation from Clif Marshall when asked about moving to Bloomington, Indiana to become the Director of Athletic Performance for Indiana University’s new basketball coach Archie Miller.  
    Marshall had previously worked with Miller’s Dayton Flyers during the 2015 season when the Flyers won the Atlantic 10 championship.  

  • Sports This Week

    Fillies Softball
    Thursday, May 4 vs. Nicholas Co. (H) V/JV 6 PM. Senior Night
    Saturday, May 6 Hilen Hills Tournament (H) Triangle with Scott High, Boyd Co.
    Monday, May 8 at Bourbon Co. V/JV 5:30 PM
    Tuesday, May 9 at Fleming Co. V/JV 6 PM

    Track
    Thursday, May 4 Harrison Co. All Comers (H) Senior Night

    Tennis
    May 5th through May 13 Regional hosted by Harrison Co.

    Baseball
    Wednesday, May 3 at Nicholas Co. FR DH 5:15 PM

  • Soccer Colts win last two regular season games, fall in semifinals of tournament

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Middle School Colts soccer team finished the season strong before advancing to the Bluegrass Conference Tournament.  
    In the Colts last home match of the regular season, last Tuesday, Harrison County rolled past Georegtown Middle School, 4-0.  
    The next day they traveled to Grant County and hammered the Braves by an 8-0 score.
    On Monday, the Colts traveled to Royal Springs and upset the home squad 3-1.  

  • Track teams in Lexington last week

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County track teams participated in a meet at Henry Clay last Tuesday and again in Lexington at Bryan Station on Saturday.  
    The Tuesday meet saw only a few Harrison County athletes participate to gain a needed meet requirement.  
    The Fillies did not score at Henry Clay and the Breds picked up eight points to finish 13th.  

  • Cynthiana Country Club April 2017 LGA Winners

    Cynthiana Country Club
    April 2017 LGA Winners

    4/4/17                              Most 6’s

    18 Holers –     Linda Woosley  8    9 Holers – Kathy Grear   5
        Teresa Davis   7        Donna Biancke 5

  • Why some names and not others

    When I write the sports news, I am often amused and confused about the nicknames and mascots of high schools and colleges.  
    Most, if not all of you, are aware of the politically correct crowds dabbling in making school mascots completely milk toast and bland so as not to offend the most sensitive whiner in the country.  
    They have failed miserably with this though they did manage to change Marquette University from the Warriors, which is in no way offensive, to the Golden Eagles. Yet, the Golden State NBA team is still the Warriors.