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Today's News

  • Candidate announcement deadline is Feb. 5

    The Cynthiana Democrat welcomes announcements for candidates in the 2018 elections.
    The announcement is a one-time no-charge story that will appear in the paper no later than Feb. 8.
    Information and a photograph must be at the newspaper office no later than Feb. 5 at 1 p.m.
    There is a 350-word limit to what should be a brief biography and include the candidate’s reason for seeking office.

  • More than 12,000 acres approved for hemp planting

    The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) has approved 225 applications from growers to cultivate up to 12,018 acres of industrial hemp for research purposes in 2018. More than 681,000 square feet of greenhouse space were approved for indoor growers in 2018.

  • Rep. Hart receives committee appointment

    House Majority Leadership has appointed Rep. Mark Hart, R-Falmouth, to the House Standing Committee on Elections, Constitutional Amendments and Intergovernmental Affairs.

  • HCMS eighth grade wins volleyball tournament at Caudill

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Middle School eighth-grade volleyball girls dropped the first match in Saturday’s tournament at Caudill Middle School, but roared back to win four straight to bring home the first place trophy.  

  • Morris leads Fillies to win over Scott County at Galactic Alley

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Senior Shelbi Morris rolled a two-game total of 425 to lead the Harrison County Fillies bowling team over Scott County, Saturday at Galactic Alley.  The Fillies took all seven points as they dominated the Lady Cards.  Scott County’s boys defeated the Harrison County Thorobreds five points to two with the Breds winning both of the Baker games.  

  • The art of keeping score

    For the past 45 years, Larry White has kept score for the Harrison County Thorobreds.  He began with road games in 1972 and continues today to be the scorekeeper for the Harrison County boys’ team.  
    He missed 41 games during that time with a heart attack among the legitimate reasons to miss.  
    Larry keeps the book the way the book is supposed to be kept.  

  • Archery
  • Kellione, Morris, Hatterick in Tenth Region’s top performers

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies are having a really good season to date as this is reflected in the individual statistics released by the Tenth Region’s Coaches Association.  
    Juniors Madison Kellione and Sydney Morris along with eighth grader Gab Hatterick are listed in several categories according to Tenth Region information posted Thursday.

  • Sports Beats

    Fillies game with Powell County
    postponed, rescheduled
    The Harrison County Fillies basketball game scheduled for Monday night with Powell County in the gym at Monticello Heights was postponed due to weather conditions that did not allow the Lady Pirates to travel.
    The game will be made up on Wednesday night, Jan. 10 at the HCHS gymnasium, immediately following the HCHS wrestling team’s Senior Night match against Dunbar. The Fillies game against Powell County will be a varsity-only match-up.

  • Fillies ease past Bath County, spank Williamstown Saturday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Madison Kellione scored nine of her game high 21 points in the first quarter as the Harrison County Fillies defeated the Lady Cats of Bath County 55-37 Wednesday night.  
    The game, played in Owingsville, was won on both ends of the court as the Fillies had some good offensive moments and also played tremendous defense.