Today's News

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    1. Request to Geico, e.g.
    6. Short for oftentimes
    9. Plague carrier
    13. *Like a plant in Zone 2
    14. Column’s counterpart
    15. Exclude
    16. *More bitterly cold
    17. Computer-generated imagery
    18. One of Florida Keys
    19. *Fahrenheit alternative
    21. Nanking cotton
    23. Make weblike fabric
    24. Giant Himalayan
    25. Geological time period
    28. Russian parliament
    30. Join the military
    35. 100-meter ____
    37. One in a million

  • School Menus

    May 8-12
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Scrambled egg patty and biscuit or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Mini cinnis or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Colts soccer loses close match to LCA, ties McNabb

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Middle School Colts faced one of the top teams in the region on Tuesday when Lexington Christian Academy came to the Hilltop for an Eighth Grade Night match.  
    LCA is the number one-seeded team in the Bluegrass Conference and Harrison County was a decided underdog.   However, with a valiant effort from the entire squad the Colts lost by a narrow 1-0 score.

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  • Struggling Breds lose to Newport Catholic and Montgomery Co.

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Thorobreds lost the opening game of the Harrison Memorial Hospital/McDonald’s Baseball Classic Friday as they allowed eight unearned runs in losing to Newport Central Catholic 12-4.  
    A ten-run sixth inning with only two earned runs was the downfall for the Breds.  Lexington Christian Academy defeated South Oldham 4-1 in the nightcap Friday of the rain-shortened Classic.

  • Track teams battle wind, cold and injury at Bryan Station and HC Invitational

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Considering everything the two track meets that the Harrison County track team competed in last week were relatively successful.  
    Tuesday at Bryan Station in intermittent rain showers the Fillies finished ninth in a 14 team field and the Thorobreds were also ninth against the same number of opponents.  

  • Sports Beats

    Anthony Vascotto won first place in the Boys 15-16 division of the Kentucky Jr. PGA Event in Prospect, Kentucky Saturday.  The sophomore of the Harrison County High School golf team shot a five over 77 to take first by one stroke over Jack Thomas of Louisville and Cayden Pope of Lexington.  
    Senior Peyton Browning was second in the 17-18 division shooting 86 while Jakob Vascotto finished eighth in the boys 14 and under class with a 94 in the 18 hole tournament.  Junior Morgan Hollar was fifth in the girls 16-18 division with an 18 hole total of 100.

  • A good man lost

    I had planned to write about Jerry Sloan this week until I learned of the death of Dr. Rick Arnold. I will still comment about Sloan but not to the degree that I would have had Dr. Arnold not passed away.
    I do not know the cause of death or anything, and for my article it doesn’t really make any difference.
    Dr. Rick Arnold’s death leaves a huge gap in our community. Anytime a small town loses a general practice doctor, it is hard for that community.

  • HCMS soccer Fillies win two, top-seed for Bluegrass Conference Tournament

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Middle School Soccer Fillies took care of business last Thursday and this Tuesday to secure the number one seed in the upcoming Bluegrass Conference Tournament.
    In Mt. Sterling, on Thursday, Gab Hatterick took advantage of her speed on the artificial surface, scoring five goals in the Fillies 6-0 win over McNabb Middle.  
    Kylie Hudgins had one goal and two assists.  Other Fillies with assists were Molly Perkins and Daelyn Morrison.