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Today's News

  • Calendar

    FRIDAY, Jan. 8
    Blood Drive. Friday, Jan. 8 from 1:30-6:30p.m. at the Harrison County Extension Office in the multi-purpose room at 668 New Lair Road. Sponsored by the Kentucky Blood Center and the Harrison County Homemakers.
    Bookmobile. The Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Bookmobile will be available Friday, Jan. 8 at Our Little Miracles at 10:30 a.m.; Robynwood Heights, 3 p.m.; Edgemont, 3:45 p.m.
    MONDAY, Jan. 11

  • Church News

    CENTRAL CHRISTIAN
    Central Christian  Church will begin The Lord’s Kitchen at its Second and Riggs Avenue location this month.
    The kitchen will be open to the public the following Saturdays: Jan. 23, and Feb. 6 and 20. Hours for the free meals are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    For more information call Benny Northcutt, senior minister, 859-588-3800, or Justin Northcutt, 859-298-4034.

  • Down with Gospel Glitz

     My husband and I started a tradition a few years ago of attending Christmas Eve service at a church we’ve never attended before.
    That can be good and that can be not so good.
    Last year we went to a church in Orlando after hearing great things about it. We were flying out the next day from Orlando to visit our daughter who was in North Carolina at the time, so we decided to make Christmas Eve into a mini extravaganza with church, dinner afterwards, a walk downtown and a night at an Orlando hotel overlooking Lake Eola.

  • FRANKFORT FOCUS A Legislative Perspective on the Kentucky General Assembly

    As it does every year during the first full week of January, the General Assembly returned to the Capitol at noon last Tuesday, kicking off what will ultimately be 60 working days that will end in mid-April.
    In even-numbered years, the biggest priority is passing a two-year budget that will run state government.  

  • There’s plenty to do in a changing Cynthiana

    By Stephanie Burden, Main Street Program Director

  • Safety first, even if the sun is shining

    It is without fail that around this time of year the gripers begin their tiresome lamenting of the school officials who decide to cancel school.
    My children are grown and have been out of school for several years. However, I remember the problems associated with finding child care on short notice or even having to take the day off myself.
    It goes with parenting.
    It’s what we signed up for believe it or not.
    As parents we agreed that we would see that our children were fed, bathed, educated and, most importantly, loved.

  • Thorobreds win 59-42 at Woodford County Friday, lose Tuesday to Cardinals

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds traveled to Woodford County Friday night and came back with a 59-42 win over the Yellowjackets (8-8).  
    A big fourth quarter from senior Brock Jenkins was a huge part of the Thorobreds’ success. Jenkins scored nine of his 12 points in the final period.
    The Breds led at every stop, catching the Yellowjackets at the end of the first period following a 10-2 run to lead 14-13.  

  • HCMS Volleyball
  • Sports this week

    Jan. 13-Jan. 20
    Thorobreds Basketball
    Friday, Jan. 15 vs. Bourbon Co. (H) Varsity only 8 PM Homecoming
    Saturday, Jan. 16 at Bourbon Co. F/JV 10 AM
    Monday, Jan. 18 at Brossart   F/JV/V   5/6/7:30 PM
    Wednesday, Jan. 20 at Pendleton Co. F/JV 6 PM

    Colts Basketball
    Thursday, Jan. 14 at LCA 6/7//8   5:15 PM
    Monday, Jan. 18 vs. Bourbon Co. (H) 6/7/8  5:15 PM  8th Grade Night
    Tuesday, Jan. 19 vs. Paris (H) 6/7/8  5:15 PM

    Fillies Basketball

  • Fillies roll in second half, beat Augusta for third straight win

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies got some big help off the bench in the second quarter and second half to blow by the Lady Panthers of Augusta, 63-37, Thursday in Augusta.  The Fillies led at the end of each period and never trailed after the first basket of the game.
    Augusta senior guard, Samantha Kennard, made a jump shot to open the scoring but Harrison County scored the next 10 points to take a commanding lead.