Today's News

  • Breds get past Paintsville for A.I.T. victory 64-55

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    Last Wednesday afternoon, the Harrison County Thorobreds took seventh place in the Ashland Invitational Tournament by defeating 2-6 Paintsville, 64-55.  
    The Thorobreds had to overcome a first-quarter deficit of 11-9 to edge the Tigers.

  • Bowling results

    Cynthiana Business Dec. 30
    CW’s Crew W 47/L 29
    Galactic Alley W 46.5/L 29.5
    B-Dry W 45.5/L 30.5
    Six Pack W 43/L 33
    Wachter Roofing W 43/L 33
    Legacy Log & Timber W 42/L 34
    Premier Carpet Cleaning W 42/L 34
    D’s Nutz W 39/L 37
    Perkins Tire & Lube W 37/L 39
    Hisle Motorsports W 35/L 41
    N.R.G. Landscaping W 31/L 45
    Butlerwhatknots W 28/L 48
    Bluegrass Bowling & Golf Supp W 27/L 49
    Double O Trail W 26/L 50

  • Harrison Co. improves to 11-2 in Dual Meets with 2nd at Simon Kenton

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County wrestling team defeated Danville, Grant County, Madison, Ohio, and an all-star squad Saturday and lost a close match to the host school in the Simon Kenton Duals.   
    The team scores were Harrison County 60, All Stars 16; Harrison County 66, Grant County 18; Harrison County 39, Madison, Ohio, 38; Harrison County 41, Danville 36; and Simon Kenton 48, Harrison County 33.

  • HCMS Colts split with Georgetown Middle Monday night

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer

    The Harrison County Middle School Colts traveled to Georgetown Middle Monday night and came away with a split decision.  
    The seventh grade won 45-29, but the eighth grade fell by a score of 43-14.
    The seventh grade Colts jumped out to a 15-10 first-quarter lead and added to that lead during each period.  
    The score at the half was 27-18. The score at the end of the third quarter was 37-22 and the final 45-29.  

  • Sports this week

    Breds Basketball
    Thursday, Jan. 7, at Montgomery Co. Freshman 6:30 p.m.
    Friday, Jan. 8, at Woodford Co. JV/V 6/7:30 p.m.
    Tuesday, Jan. 12, at George Rogers Clark JV/V 6/7:30 p.m
    HCMS Colts
    Wednesday, Jan. 6, vs. Robertson Co. (H) 6/7/8 5:30 p.m.
    Thursday, Jan. 7, at Royal Springs 6/7/8 5:15 p.m.
    Monday, Jan. 11, at Paris 6/7/8 5:15 p.m.

    Fillies Basketball
    Wednesday, Jan. 6, vs. Nicholas Co. Fr/JV (H) 6:30/7:30 p.m.
    Thursday, Jan. 7, at Augusta JV/V 6/7:30 p.m.

  • Time for college-bound seniors to fill out the FAFSA

    High school seniors planning to attend college or technical school this fall should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also called the FAFSA, as soon as possible, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Calvin Matthew Heimlich, Nov. 7, son of Nathan and Mary Furnish Heimlich; Jon Matthew Nichols, Dec. 9, son of Johnny and Amelia Nichols; Darrell Blaine Shepherd Jr., Dec. 27, son of Darrell and Chrystal Shepherd; Nathaniel Will Thomas, Dec. 27, son of Lisa Guy and Nathan Thomas; Claiborne Russell Vaughn, Dec. 5, son of Bradley and Emily Vaughn.

  • Controlling pests on indoor plants

    Have you noticed a sticky substance on the floor beneath your ficus or philodendron? Are there little scabs on the underside of the leaves of your orchid? Maybe you have noticed that your plants just look a little lackluster.  
    Well, we can blame some plant puniness on being a tropical houseplant indoors in the winter.  
    Low levels of light and humidity trigger a response in plants that slows them down for the winter. They shed foliage and basically standby until the environment turns more favorable.  

  • Manns to celebrate 50th anniversary

    David and Betty Mann will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 8, 2016. They were married Jan. 8, 1966 at Falmouth Baptist Church in Pendleton County, Ky.
    They have two children, Tony (Bridgette) Mann and Julie (Ernie) Lucky; and three grandchildren, Madeline Mann, Angus Mann and Will Lucky.

  • School Menus

    Jan. 11-15
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    MONDAY: Choice of: Mini French toast or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Choice of: Breakfast pizza or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Choice of: Biscuit and sausage or cereal or Pop-tart with yogurt; fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Choice of: Mini pancakes or cereal; fruit, choice of milk or juice.