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Today's News

  • Special Olympics Bowling Team
  • Breds remain winless with losses to Nicholas County and Sayre

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds lost in the last seconds to Nicholas County 61-60 as senior guard Trent Letcher made two free throws to notch the victory for the 3-2 Bluejackets.  
    Sophomore Blake Price had put the Breds on top in the seesaw affair but Letcher was fouled to put him on the line.  Quenton Turley’s foul also disqualified him with five fouls so after Letcher’s made free throws the Breds were seemingly rudderless on their last possession.  

  • Fillies drop 4 straight after good start, face Paris Wednesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    After beginning the season 2-1 the Harrison County Fillies have found tough going.  The Fillies lost games at Grant County and Beechwood along with home losses to Nicholas County and Dixie Heights.
    The Wednesday trip to Grant County saw the Fillies hold their own through the first half trailing by only seven at 22-15.  This was after Harrison County held an 8-7 lead at the first quarter stop.  

  • Poinsettias for the holidays

    Jessica Sayre,
    Harrison County Extension
    Agent for Horticulture
    Traditional red and green colors are well represented in the flowers available for the holidays. Poinsettias, the most popular and spectacular holiday flowers, can combine both these colors.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Cassie Lyn Vaughn, 22, and Hargis Dalton Fryman, 26, married Nov. 18, 2016.
    Jennifer Ellen McCubbins, 27, and Henry John Maaser III, 38, married Nov. 23, 2016.
    Barbara Rorer Thaxton, 35, and Nathan Richard Olin, 43, married Nov. 23, 2016.
    Jacquelyn Kate Parks, 26, and Jason Everette King, 33, married Nov. 27, 2016.
    April Denise Stroub, 38, and Bryan Thomas Sifford, 29, married Dec. 3, 2016.
    Nicole Brianne Taylor, 22, and Thomas Jacob Blevins, 24, married Dec. 5, 2016.

  • Parker Michael Capshaw

    Parker Michael Capshaw
    Parker Michael Capshaw was born to Ashley Schneider and Kyle Capshaw of Cynthiana on Sept. 13, 2016 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    He weighed 7 lbs., and is welcomed by his sister, Riley Elizabeth Capshaw.
    Maternal grandparents are Mary Lesak of Louisville, Ky., and David Arnett of Springfield, Ky.; maternal great-grandparents are JoAnn and Charles Schneider and David and Linda Arnett.

  • Omega Christmas Dinner
  • Traditions are important in families

    During the holidays, we often have certain things we always do, or traditions. Most families probably have traditions that take place throughout the year, but especially the holiday traditions seem to stick in our memories. Research shows that these traditions are important in building strong family relationships between generations.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Dru Allen Whitaker, Aug. 14, son of Bud and Allison Whitaker.
    Charles Allen Carson and Debbie Fryman opens the Itty Bitty Shop on the corner of Main and Mill Streets. The new business offers custom woodwork items.

  • Winter interest, plants with berries

    December has ushered in some seasonal weather with daytime temperatures hovering in the forties.  For us this is perfect winter weather to work in.  
    Brisk, but not too cold, it can be invigorating for animals and people alike.  
    The sheep and the big dogs seem to prefer it, in fact.  The playful frolicking is proof. The clear blue sky on a chilly winter day can be even more beautiful with a little winter plant interest.