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Today's News

  • 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.  

  • Breds edge Douglass Friday 57-55, whipped by Cardinals Tuesday 78-29

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds visited Frederick Douglass High School for the first time in school history Friday and came away with a hair-raising 57-55 win as a last second three-point shot was too late for the Broncos.  The Breds improved to 6-8 with the win while Frederick Douglass fell to 7-7. 
    Harrison County took an early lead as the Broncos were as cold as the winter weather making only four of 20 shots from the field in the first half. 

  • Sports This Week

    Jan. 10- Jan. 17

    Breds Basketball
    Thursday, Jan. 11 vs. Montgomery Co. (H) Freshman  6:30 PM
    Friday, Jan. 12 vs. Bourbon Co. B/G DH  (H) Homecoming  TBA
    Tuesday, Jan. 16 at Bishop Brossart JV/V 6/7:30 PM

    Fillies Basketball
    Wednesday, Jan. 10 at Grant Co. Freshman 6:30 PM
    Friday, Jan. 12 vs. Bourbon Co. (H) Homecoming TBA
    Saturday, Jan. 13 at Scott Co. Freshman 2 games 9/11:30 AM
    Monday, Jan. 15 at Robertson Co. Varsity only 7 PM

  • Wrestlers qualify for state duals during a ‘big’ week

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County wrestling team had some clutch wrestling matches during the past week with the biggest accomplishments coming when things looked really bleak.  
    On Wednesday, the Breds hosted the sectional duals with a second place necessary to qualify for the state duals.   Also in attendance were highly rated Walton Verona (7th) and Scott High (10th).  

  • Candidate endorsements for the May 22 primary

    As the 2018 election draws near candidates will begin lining up their followers to write endorsement letters to the newspaper.
    We welcome those local letters. Local being the operative word here.
    We won’t accept letters of mass mailings. With e-mail so prevalent, it’s tougher to determine “mass mailings.” However, if someone sends a letter from Indianapolis endorsing one of our local hopefuls, it’s pretty obvious that it’s from a mailing list.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Owen Nathaniel Northcutt, Dec. 14, son of Adam and Jennifer Northcutt; Ava Lillie Denniston, Nov. 21, daughter of Jason and Lauren Denniston; Courtney Nicole Metz, Jan. 2, daughter of Whitney Beach and Jonathan Metz. The Harrison County wrestling Breds sweep home invitational tournament.

  • Viewpoint

    Hats off to all the firefighters and other first responders that were able to contain Sunday’s downtown fire to just one building.
    As close as most buildings are to one another in the downtown area, it is amazing that the huge blaze that ultimately destroyed the two-story building owned by Hoss and Paula Wilson, didn’t spread.
    Another talking-point that the fire might have brought up, are the unsightly, and even dangerous, power-lines/telephone-lines that line the streets throughout Cynthiana.

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