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Today's News

  • Fillies hold year-end banquet on Sunday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Coach Kim Furnish and her staff held the 2016-17 Fillies end-of-year banquet Sunday afternoon.  
    Assistant coaches JoJo Hinton and Jeff Kinney along with Furnish were in attendance to honor the 2016-17 freshman, junior varsity and varsity players.  
    After the meal, Furnish went to the podium and first recognized the academic awards.

  • HCHS wrestling awards banquet held March 19

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Coach Luke Tucker and his staff held the annual end-of-season awards ceremony Sunday, March 19, at the Harrison County Extension Office. The boosters provided the meal before the awards ceremony. Tucker and assistant coach Josh Ashbrook led the program.  
    Senior Michael Mattox received the Coach Riegel Award, which is given to the most outstanding wrestler.  Mattox was also the recipient of the Larkie Box Extra Effort Award.  

  • Tennis teams battle Paris, Mason Co. as season gets into full swing

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Despite weather delays and cancellations, the Harrison County tennis teams continue to improve.  
    Last week they faced Paris on Wednesday and Mason County on Thursday, both on the road.
    The Fillies defeated Paris 3-2 with Emmalee Lutes winning the number one singles and the doubles teams of Natalie Kinney/Sydney Soard and Liza Gossett/Sara Halderman winning 6-0.  

  • HCMS soccer teams record victories and one tie

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Middle School Colts and Fillies Soccer teams recorded wins in their latest action.  The Colts defeated Bourbon County on Tuesday, March 21, by a 3-0 score and then on Thursday tied Royal Springs 2-2.
    The Bourbon County match saw the Colts defensively outwork the young Colonels keeping them on their half of the field for the match.  

  • Fillies lose extra inning game with Dunbar, split Triangle Saturday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies began the 2017 season Thursday by dropping a hard-fought 10-inning game with the Paul Lawrence Dunbar Lady Bulldogs, 13-10.  
    The Fillies led early, 6-3, after three innings but Dunbar put a big five runs on the board in the top of the seventh to take a 10-6 lead.  
    The Fillies rallied with four runs in the bottom of the inning to tie but Dunbar scored three in the 10th to win.  

  • Breds start undefeated with three more wins on the Hilltop

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds took advantage of four straight home games due to rain outs to post a 4-0 record to start the 2017 season.  
    After opening with a 12-3 win over Grant County the Breds beat Mason County 4-1, Carroll County 7-2 and Robertson County 15-1 all in the friendly confines of the Hilltop field.  

  • Mulch matters!

    Mulch has become a landscape staple, almost to a fault when it is over applied, smothering roots and girdling trunks.  
    When done properly is can help to suppress weeds, retain moisture and moderate temperature. These things can be achieved using a variety of materials but which type of mulch suits your needs best?
    Predominately, we use organic materials for mulching.  
    Organic mulches include plant or animal derived materials like wood chips, pine needles, tree bark, grass clippings, composted manure, and worm castings.

  • Proforma recognizes Darrell Florence for 20 year anniversary

    Darrell Florence, owner of Proforma Printing & Marketing Solutions, a local marketing and branding company in Cynthiana, has received recognition for his 20-year anniversary with Proforma, a $500 million leader in the printing, promotional products and marketing industry. Florence was recognized for his commitment at Proforma’s Regional Planning Retreats, yearly events dedicated to learning innovative industry techniques and networking with fellow Proforma Members.

  • Connersville Mills donation
  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Daniel Cole Cameron, Feb. 16, son of Jason and Cheyenne Cameron; Hannah Paige Herrmann, Jan. 2, daughter of Eric and Cara Copes Herrmann; Grace-Isabelle Lang, Nov. 9, daughter of Jackie and Steve Lang; Alyssa Jewell Pergram, Dec. 5, daughter of Misty Carol Sumpter and Michael Pergram Jr.; Makenzie Claire Ross, Dec. 14, daughter of Rodney and Jenny Ross; Isaac David Vazquez, March 17, son of Toni and Jesus Vazquez; Natalie Hope Willoughby, March 7, daughter of Jennifer Kay Willoughby.