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Today's News

  • “Here’s Your Sign”

    I was entertained by Bill Engvall’s parody in one of our local businesses just the other day. It hasn’t lost its comic appeal.

  • I wish you could walk in my shoes

    I wish you could walk in my shoes.
    I’m talking about my Skechers round-toed EZ Flex 2 Sweetpea slip-ons with the softest, most cushiony memory foam footbeds that feel like I’m walking on pillows.
    I have three pairs -- black, gray and powder blue. Today I’m wearing the powder blue ones.
    They are the most comfortable shoes I own and quite possibly the most comfortable shoes I may have ever worn before in my entire life.
    I love these shoes.

  • Calendar

    THURSDAY, June 2
    Cynthiana City Commission will meet Tuesday, June 2, 5:30 p.m., upstairs City Hall in the commissioners’ room. The meetings are open to the public will meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month.
    Northside Council. The Northside Site Based Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday, June 2 at 1 p.m. in the school library. The public is invited to attend.
    FRIDAY, June 3

  • Fillies roll into region semi’s with 10-0 win over Campbell Co.

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The pattern established late in the season of scoring early worked well again for the Harrison County Fillies Monday as they defeated Campbell County, 10-0, in the second game of the 10th Region tournament.  
    The Fillies scored five times in the first inning to put the Lady Camels away for all practical purposes.  
    The fact that Harrison County starting pitcher Jami Davis allowed only one hit in the six inning affair made the five early runs that much bigger.  

  • Harrison County track team ends season Friday at state Meet

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds track season came to an end Friday with the running of the state meet in Lexington.  
    The State AA meet was won by Boyle County for the girls and by Mercer County in the boys. The Fillies and Thorobreds failed to score.

  • Breds win region opener over Indians, face Scott High Wednesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Senior Zack Day’s two-out two-RBI single in the bottom of the sixth lifted the Harrison County Thorobreds to a 4-3 win over Montgomery County in the 10th Region tournament Monday in Paris.  
    The win not only propelled the Breds into the semi finals on Wednesday against Scott High (16-17), but also avenged two regular season losses to the Indians.

  • Hometown young lady does well, again

    Camryn Whitaker spoke to the Cynthiana Lions Club Tuesday and as usual did a bang up job. She spoke to the Rotary Club the Thursday before but readily made the trip back to speak to the Lions.  
    Of course, the trip gave her another chance to be with her family as her mother Connie, dad, Mac and niece Harper were in attendance for the meeting.  
    There were several guests for the meeting along with the regular Lions so the upstairs meeting room at Biancke’s was full.  

  • Sports beat

    Breds Soccer Camp
    set for June 20-22
    Coach Nick Hill and the Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team will be holding their annual soccer camp June 20-22.  The camp will be on LeBus Soccer Field from 9-11 a.m. each day.  The camp is for all youth kindergarten through eighth grade.  Camp registration forms are available at the Harrison County elementary schools and the Harrison County Middle School.  

  • Bowling results

    Adult Youth 5/24/16
    The Bowling Stones W 11/L 5
    NOS INC. W 11/L 5
    OMG Rookies W 11/L 5
    Gutter Mindz W 10/L 6
    We Love C.A.K.E. W 9/L 7
    Rolling Thunder W 6/L 10
    Corny 4 W 3/L 13

  • Spinosad broad spectrum bio-insecticide

    I have a very small arsenal of insecticides and what I do have are considered bio-insecticides.
    Bio-insecticides are derived from naturally occurring micro-organisms like bacterium. They also include plant oils and compounds (like neem oil which acts as both an insecticide and fungicide), viruses and protozoa. When we use a bio-insecticide we are essentially using nature to eat nature.