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Today's News

  • Fillies win on Senior Night, 1-0; District starts Wednesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    “An awesome and emotional Senior Night for players and coaches alike,” was Coach Kevin Gaunce’s description of Wednesday’s final regular season match for the Harrison County Fillies soccer team.  
    The Senior Night was also successful as the Fillies used an Abby Stroub assist to freshman Anna Garrison with eight minutes to play in the first half to secure the 1-0 win.  

  • Breds win district opener over Mason County 3-1, face Pendleton County Thursday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team avenged an early season loss to the Mason County Royals by defeating the Royals 3-1 in the first round of the 38th District Tournament.  
    The win improves the Breds to 5-10-2 while the Royals season ends with a 5-9-2 mark.

  • Breds lose heartbreaker in double overtime Friday to Mason County

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    It was throwback-Friday with the cheerleaders in uniforms of the past and a good crowd on hand.  It was Senior Night for golf and the band. All was in place for the Harrison County football Breds to win their first game of the 2017 campaign.  

  • Fillies 33-0, beat Bourbon Co. Thursday, win Fall Fling on Saturday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The only undefeated high school volleyball team in the Commonwealth rolled past Bourbon County in straight sets Thursday in Paris before coming home on Saturday to win five matches to take the Fall Fling.  

  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle Solution
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. Dolphins’ home
    6. *Sports acronym
    9. Deep wound
    13. Spy’s cover
    14. 100 square meters
    15. “Door,” on #35 Across
    16. Approximate date
    17. Bygone bird
    18. Letter-shaped girder
    19. *Pastoral autumn trip
    21. *Falling all around
    23. Galley tool
    24. Eight bits
    25. Trigonometry abbr.
    28. “Hey!”
    30. ____weed
    35. Faubourg Saint-HonorÈ and Rivoli, e.g.
    37. Left after deductions

  • Solar farm concerns raised at fiscal court meeting

    Lee Kendall,
    News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    The Harrison County Fiscal Court revisited some concerns from citizens who feel like the court entered into an agreement with the owners of a proposed solar farm, too hastily.
    Horace Davis, a farmer who owns land on Edgewater Road said he just recently found out that the Geenex-owned solar farm project will be his new neighbor and he isn’t too happy about it.

  • School Menus

    Oct. 16-20
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    TUESDAY: Sausage gravy and biscuit or cereal, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    WEDNESDAY: Muffin or cereal, or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    THURSDAY: Breakfast bun or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.
    FRIDAY: Chocolate muffin or cereal or Pop-tart, fruit, choice of milk or juice.

  • Church News

    CYNTHIANA FIRST
    CHURCH OF GOD
    Come one, come all to the Cynthiana First Church of God Homecoming.
    If you have ever attended, do attend, or are just thinking about it, come on down and check us out.
    The event will take place Sunday, Oct. 22. Sunday School at 9:45 a.m. and Homecoming service at 10:45 a.m. Lots of good music and fellowship. Hope to see you there.

    OAKWOOD BAPTIST
    A revival will be held at Oakwood Baptist Church Oct. 22 at 5 p.m. and Oct. 23 and 25 at 6 p.m. with Pastor Dwayne  Russell.

  • A Pen, a Hammer, a Nail, and a Door

    By Mike Bowen
    Guest columnist
    Covenant Presbyterian Church
    In just a couple of weeks, on Oct. 31, 2017, it will be exactly 500 years ago to the day that a once but no longer obscure Augustinian monk named Martin Luther nailed 95 thesis statements to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany.
    These statements were protesting the sale of indulgences in which the church, seeking to raise funds, promised guilt-ridden people they could purchase a lesser punishment for their sins.