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Today's News

  • Breds lose lead and district title as Wildcats win 73-71

    The Harrison County Thorobreds jumped out to a 15-4 lead to start the game Friday night but failed to hold the lead as they lost the 38th District Championship to Pendleton County 73-71.
    Pendleton County used a three-point-shooting barrage to overcome the Thorobreds in the hotly contested district final.  
    The Wildcats made good on 16 of 25 three-point attempts for the evening to keep pressure on the Thorobreds all night.
    After the early lead for Harrison County, the Wildcats out scored the Breds five to two to close out the period trailing 17-9.  

  • Track team again competes in indoor meet at Mason Co.

    On Saturday, the Harrison County track squad traveled back to Maysville for the final regular season indoor track meet.  
    The field was large due to teams wanting to prepare for the indoor state meet which will also be held at Mason County. This meet will be on Saturday, March 14.  
    “It was important to have this meet today,” said Coach Danny Simpson. “It sharpens our veterans and gives invaluable experience to our freshmen. We didn’t have our best performances but we did pretty well.”

  • School spirit, some show it, some don’t

    The just-completed 38th District Tournament put on display the polar opposites of school spirit.  
    On one end of the pole is Pendleton County and on the other end Harrison County.
    People display their emotions in very different ways and everyone is not the person who takes the school banner and runs from one end of the floor to the other or gets emotional when his/her team makes a great play.  
    I have never been one to yell much during a game or show great emotion for a play as I usually clap and that is about it.  

  • Cynthiana Gems compete well in two competitions

    The Cynthiana Gems youth cheerleading squads competed in the NCA Wildcard Classic on Feb. 21 in Louisville and again on Saturday, Feb. 28, in Lexington at Cheersport.
    The Louisville competition saw both the Sapphires in the Youth Level 1 and the Amethyst in Level 2 score their highest scores for the year.  
    The Sapphires finished third overall only one point behind the winner and a fraction of a point behind the runner-up squad, both from Louisville.  

  • Ice Hockey State Champions
  • Sports beat

    All-region girls’ team selected by region coaches
    Harrison County junior Madison Philpott was named honorable mention on the All-10th Region team for 2014-15. The selections made by the 10th Region Coaches Association were released on Wednesday following the first round of the 38th District Tournament.  
    “We are proud of and happy for Madison’s achievement,” said Coach Kim Furnish.  

  • 3rd grade AAU
  • Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Face fringe
    6. Like a wallflower
    9. Something that happened too fast?
    13. One hipbone
    14. Romanian money
    15. Sheep’s clothing, e.g.
    16. Bassos, alternative spelling
    17. Middle-earth creature
    18. Balance sheet item
    19. *Peanut _______
    21. *Popular pastry center
    23. Exclamation of surprise
    24. Duds
    25. Tapped at parties
    28. Two-masted vessel
    30. Orient’s bigwig
    34. Misfortunes
    36. Not that
    38. Australian cockatoo

  • Planning ahead, order seed

    Like many gardeners this time of the year I, too, have been spending cold winter evenings by the fire with a good catalog.  
    The seed catalogues fill the mailbox and I barely make it up the driveway without taking a peak at what’s offered for 2015.
    Two years ago, I made a procrastinating mistake and waited too long to place my onion and potato order. By the time I got around to it, all of my selections were sold out for the season.