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Today's News

  • Cpl. Brett was Marine 1 crew chief

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    There’s not many of us who can say they spent a lot of time with a sitting President of the United States.
    Harold Brett is one who can say that.
    Now a  53-year-old Harrison County resident, Brett served as the crew chief for Marine 1 when Ronald Reagan was President of the United States.
    He was crew chief for 113 “lifts” during his 18-month hitch on Marine 1 and had the highest possible security clearance.

  • Suspects in Harrison, Scott burglaries ID’d

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    After a padlocked building he owned on Rutland Road was broken into, and thousands of dollars worth of property was stolen, Donald Davis installed a couple of trail cameras, designed to locate deer, outside his property.
    According to Harrison County Sheriff’s deputy Robert Peak, those trail cameras were instrumental in cracking a three-person multi-county burglary ring.

  • Tori Watkins, sports in her blood

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Northern Kentucky University is very much in the minds of Harrison County sports fans these days.  
    Christian Carey just wrapped up an outstanding soccer career at the school.  Shelby Roberts is bowling for the NKU bowling team and of course, Camryn Whitaker continues to be the mastermind behind the Lady Norse basketball team as she coaches them through the perils of Division One basketball.  

  • Shon Walker named to KHSAA Hall of Fame

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Cynthiana’s Shon Walker was named Sunday to the 2018 class of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Hall of Fame.  Walker joins 12 other inductees who will be formally honored with their induction on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Hilton hotel in Lexington.
    The 1992 Mr. Baseball award winner, Shon Walker set KHSAA single season records for home runs and runs scored which still stand 25 years later.  

  • Basketball galore

    Finally, there is basketball.  
    College football is still intriguing and bowl bids will be won, lost and decided this weekend which is exciting but finally high school basketball.  
    In fact, high school sports in general and even middle school volleyball has allowed me to be distracted from the national media barrage of who stood and who didn’t.

  • Sports Beats

    HCMS volleyball wins at
    Robert Campbell and at
    Clark-Moores
    The Harrison County Middle School Fillies volleyball team traveled to Winchester last Thursday and came away with two wins and a tie. 
    The sixth grade split with the home team 21-16, 15-21.  The seventh grade won 21-10, 21-12 and the eighth grade won easily 21-10, 21-3.  
    Friday, they traveled to Richmond to face Clark-Moores Middle School.  The sixth grade won 21-9, 21-2. The seventh grade went down to defeat 8-21, 9-21 and the eighth grade won 23-21, 21-7.

  • Sports This Week

    Nov. 22- Nov. 29

    Fillies Basketball
    Monday, Nov. 27 at Tates Creek JV/V  6/7:30 PM
    Wednesday, Nov. 29 vs. Montgomery Co. (H) Freshman  6:30 PM

    Breds Basketball
    Tuesday, Nov. 28 vs. LCA (H) JV/V  6/7:30 PM
    Wednesday, Nov. 29 at Montgomery Co. Freshman  6:30 PM

    HCMS volleyball
    Tuesday, Nov. 28 vs. Royal Springs (H) 5:30 PM

  • Meet the Breds and Fillies
  • HCMS Colts Basketball
  • Harrison County bowlers win first coed match Saturday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Saturday, history was made by the Harrison County bowling team as they competed for the first time ever in a co-ed bowling match.  
    Lexington Catholic is the only team on the Harrison County schedule that does not field both a female and male team but play co-ed.  Harrison County did well in their first endeavor winning six of seven points.