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Today's News

  • Rec softball continues this week

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The youth softball league continues this week for the girls with two games scheduled for both Wednesday and Thursday nights.  
    The Mud Hens battle the Dirt Diamonds at 5:15 on Wednesday followed by S.W.A.T. playing the Dandi-Lions.  
    Thursday night’s opener will be the Dirt Diamonds and S.W.A.T. followed by the Dandi-Lions and the Mud Hens.

  • Robinson Dam hazard tops community meeting July 11

    Harrison County’s Search and Rescue (SAR) Team will host a town forum on Monday, July 11, with the dangers of swimming at the Robinson Dam as the topic.
    “I don’t think people realize how dangerous it is there. We are not even into summer yet and I know there will be another one,” said SAR Chief Ra’Jeana Craft following the weekend drowning of Steve Bell.

  • Sports beat

    Boys’ soccer tryouts
    July 18-19
    Coach Nick Hill has announced that tryouts for the 2016 Harrison County Thorobreds will be held on Monday, July 18, and Tuesday July 19. The tryouts will be take place on LeBus Field beginning at 4 p.m. each day and will conclude at 6 p.m. Any questions may be directed to Coach Hill at 859-588-0773.

    Girls’ HCHS soccer tryouts
    July 18-19

  • Bowling scores

    TUESDAY ADULT YOUTH
    JUNE 21
    Tuesday Adult Youth 6/21/16
    The Bowling Stones 20.0-12.0
    OMG Rookies 20.0-12.0
    We Love C.A.K.E. 19.0-13.0
    NOS INC.. 18.0-14.0
    Gutter Mindz 16.0-16.0
    Rolling Thunder 16.0-16.0
    Corny 4 12.0-20.0

  • Mike’s Minute

    I have spent more time lately at the River Road Park fields and I have a few observations.  
    I believe the talent level in the girls’ softball program is improving by leaps and bounds. The fielding and hitting are much better, which would indicate that so is the coaching.
    Some of the other things that I noticed were not a positive as the improved play of the girls.  
    When Rick Chasteen was the recreation director the park was clean, the fields were well prepared and there were more than enough umpires.  

  • Joe Henson wins 52nd Joe Mooney Invitational with six-under total

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Cynthiana’s Joe Henson shot 69 on Saturday for a two-stroke lead and stretched it Sunday to a four-stroke win as he took the 52nd annual Joe Mooney Invitational.  
    The event, which is sponsored by the Men’s Golf Association, is held annually at the Cynthiana Country Club in honor of former member Joe Mooney.  

  • Eight former baseball players installed into Hall of Fame

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Cynthiana-Harrison County Baseball Hall of Fame inducted eight new members Saturday night during a dinner and ceremony held at the Cynthiana Elks Lodge.  
    The 2016 Hall of Fame program was dedicated to the members of the Hall who have passed away.  They are Hervey McClellan, Ronnie Herrington, Ronnie Earle and Al Isaac.
    Jim Fuller welcomed everyone to start the evening and Buddy Renaker said grace. David Turner and the Elks staff prepared the meal.  

  • Cedar Ridge program

    Local artist Herby Moore presented a program to the residents of Cedar Ridge Health Campus focused on his artwork. Pictured are two of the residents that Moore entertained. To the left is Vivian Wilson and next to Moore is Louise Richardson. The painting, titled “Moore’s Mill”, shows an old grist mill on the river in Claysville that thrived in the early part of the 20th century. The mill no longer exists, but Moore painted it based on information that he had uncovered.

  • Great Museum Treasure Hunt enters 5th week
  • Workers Compensation telephone scam hits Kentucky

    The Kentucky Labor Cabinet Department of Workers’ Claims has learned of a telephone scam in which individuals are told that they have been awarded workers’ compensation benefits and that those benefits will be released once a certain “tax” or “fee” has been paid. The caller may identify themselves as being a member of the “Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.”