Today's News

  • Sports Beats

    Fillies golfers play in 13-team
    tournament in Mt. Sterling
    The Harrison County Fillies golf team finished eighth of 13 teams in the Montgomery County Invitational held on Indian Creek Golf Course Saturday.  
    Ryle ran off with the tournament beating second-place Lafayette by 67 strokes 316 to 383. George Rogers Clark was a stroke behind the Lady Generals with 384 followed by Villa Madonna, Grant County, Montgomery County, Raceland, Harrison County, Russell, Mason County, Powell County, Sayre and Greenup County.  

  • Fryman signs with Ivy Tech
  • Sports This Week

    Aug. 23-Aug. 29

  • Fillies go down to 5-1 loss to Anderson County Monday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The friendly confines of the Athletic Complex were not so friendly Monday night for the Harrison County Fillies soccer team.  
    Though the Fillies had some great ball movement and possessed the ball for most of the time in the first half, Anderson County led 2-1 at the half.  
    The Lady Bearcats struck first with just under five minutes of play when senior Evan Kays got behind the net and scored a one-on-one goal for the early lead for the visitors.  

  • Volleyball Fillies win in straight sets over Villa Madonna, beat LCA Tuesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    On Monday night, the Volleyball Fillies started play with the junior varsity rolling past Villa Madonna’s junior varsity by straight set scores of 21-6, 21-17.  
    This was an omen of things to come for the Fillies as the varsity, behind 20 assists from Emma Gooden, also won in straight sets 25-15, 25-17.  

  • Breds fall in opener to Mercer County in Ft. Harrod Bowl

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Not much went right for the youthful Harrison County Thorobreds Saturday night in Harrodsburg as they faced 5A power Mercer County in the second game of the Ft. Harrod Bowl.  
    Boyle County rolled past John Hardin 41-6 in the first contest.
    The Breds got a break on the first possession for the Titans as Mercer County marched down the field on a 12-play drive that took just four minutes only to have a touchdown called back by a penalty.  

  • Soccer Breds go to 2-1 with 5-3 win over Sayre Tuesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Tuesday night on the Hilltop, the Harrison County soccer Thorobreds improved to 2-1 on the season with a 5-3 win over the Sayre Spartans (0-2-1).  
    This was the best game the Breds have played in the young season as they moved the ball around and worked together well the entire match.  
    Sayre scored the first two goals of the night. They scored on a penalty kick at the 25:58 mark in the first half and again with 15:41 remaining in the half.  

  • Marriage Licenses

    Sarah Marie Nichols, 21, and Dylan Ray Buchanan, 24, married July 30, 2017.
    Diana Jean Herrington, 42, and Keith Allen Bryant, 51, married Aug. 7, 2017.
    Kimberlie Marie Beauparland, 36, and Robert Preston Quillen, 52, married Aug. 5, 2017.
    Macy Annmarie Eckler, 23, and Hunter Brian Johnson, 23, married Aug. 8, 2017.
    Macy Helene Gasser, 23, and Ethan Wayne Arthur, 26, married Aug. 4, 2017.
    Kimberly Ann Furnish, 33, and Charles Jarrod Marshall, 34, married Aug. 6, 2017.

  • 2017 Judy Mitchell Letcher scholarship winner
  • Summer drupes on the fringe tree, paper lanterns on the silverbell

    The beacon of spring in these parts is undoubtedly the native dogwood. But, because of disease problems, especially dogwood anthracnose, people are seeking alternatives to Cornus Florida.  There are other notable dogwoods like Cornus kousa and Cornus mas, but look beyond the dogwood for small, spring-flowering landscape trees that prove to have interest well into summer.
    Consider the Carolina silverbell (halesia) and the fringe tree (chionanthus).