Today's News

  • Wrestling banquet, awards ceremony held Sunday at County Extension Office

    Coach Luke Tucker and the Harrison County High School wrestling team held their season-ending banquet and awards ceremony Sunday in the Extension Office.  
    The awards for 19 different categories were presented by Tucker, Terry Box and the wrestling assistants.   
    Box was on hand to present the Larkie Box Extra Effort Award to junior Colin Coy. This award is named for Box’s father, Larkie, who was a wrestling fan and a proponent of giving the most each time on the mat.

  • Playing for pay: Why not make two divisions again?

    Reading the information about the five “power” conferences’ decision to pay their scholarship athletes made me think of how it used to be.  
    This is not to be confused with the current movement to pay players in college, but instead a decision to add to the scholarship benefits.  
    According to the article I read, other scholarship students who are not on athletic scholarships already receive additional money that they can use as they see fit. This is in addition to room and board, books, fees and supplies.

  • Track team competes in Woodford All Comers

    The Fillies finished third and the Thorobreds sixth in the 10-team Woodford County All Comers Meet on Tuesday, April 14. The meet, which was held on a cool wet day, was shortened due to darkness on the overcast afternoon.
    Kassidy Cook led the way for the Fillies winning the 100M hurdles, the high jump and the long jump. She was also second in the triple jump.  
    Freshman Mersadeez Dietrich was third in the long jump with senior Mia Lail fifth as Harrison County dominated that event.  

  • Sports this week

    April 22-29
    Saturday, April 25 Harrison County Invitational (H) 10 AM
    Tuesday, April 28 Scott County All Comers (A)

    Wednesday, April22 at Scott  Freshman 5:30 PM
    Thursday, April 23 at Fleming County Varsity/JV 6 PM
    Friday, April 24 McDonald’s Classic (H) vs. Ryle 6 PM
    Friday, April 24 McDonald’s Classic (H) vs. Grant County 9 PM
    Saturday, April 25 McDonald’s Classic (H) TBA
    Monday, April 27 vs. Paris (H) Varsity/JV 5:30 PM

  • Fillies use big second inning to defeat Paris 6-3 on Shirley Field

    The Harrison County Fillies improved their season record to 10-4 Tuesday with a 6-3 win over the Paris Lady Hounds.
    Harrison County scored an unearned run in the first on a Macy Martin single that scored Courtney Newsom for an early 1-0 advantage.  
    Newsom had reached base with two outs on an error by the Paris shortstop.  
    Harrison County took what seemed to be a safe lead in the second sending 11 batters to the plate and scoring five times. The Fillies did all of this with only three base hits.

  • Tennis Fillies 3rd, Breds 4th in Quad Meet on the Hilltop

    Campbell County ran away with the girls’ competition and George Rogers Clark edged the Camels in the boys’ in the Quad tennis meet Saturday on the Hilltop courts.
    The boys’ competition saw the Breds with only doubles competitors where they won one of five matches.

  • Home runs and walks key to Breds beating of Pendleton County

    Zach Day and Robbie Stroub hit home runs and Pendleton County pitching walked four and hit three others as the Breds rebounded from a two-game losing streak to beat Pendleton County 12-2 Tuesday.  
    The six-inning game saw Harrison County break out of its hitting doldrums scoring 12 times on nine hits.  
    The game was scoreless until the bottom of the third when shortstop Brett Persinger singled with one out.  

  • Teater to host May Omega meeting

    The Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Lois Judy on Monday, April 6. Eleven members answered roll call by telling Easter traditions started in childhood and carried on through their families.
    Guest for the evening was Marley Judy, who was visiting with the hostess.
    The social committee gave plans for the group to go to the local play “Romeo and Juliet” in May, with dinner included. Plans will be finalized at the May meeting.

  • Stoners to observe 60th anniversary on April 29

    Buddy and Betty Stoner were married on April 29, 1955 at the home of the minister, the Rev. I.T. Blick in Charlestown, Ind.
    They are the parents of Cheryl Hoskins and Jeffrey Stoner; grandparents of Taylor Hoskins, Naomi Gifford and Kristin Collins; great-grandparents of Brittney and Kelsey Gifford and Jenna, Caleb and Kensley Collins; and great-great-grandparents of Michael Sowder.

  • Bradys to be honored with 50th anniversary reception

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gayle Brady (the former Phyllis Doyle) will be married 50 years on May 5.
    They will be celebrating with an anniversary reception on Sunday, May 3 from 2-4 p.m. at the Indian Creek Baptist Church’s new fellowship hall on Millersburg-Cynthiana Road.
    The event is given by their family. All friends and relatives are invited. No gifts necessary but cards are welcomed.
    They were married at Headquarters Methodist Church in 1965 by the Rev. Howard Ritchie.