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Today's News

  • Aubree RaeJean Pratrice Hunt

    Aubree RaeJean Pratrice Hunt was born to Kenny Hunt and Emily Bryant of Berry, Ky., on March 22, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 7 lbs. 5 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers Eli and Koda.
    Maternal grandparents are Tony Bryant and Alice Clifford of Berry; maternal great-grandparent is Pat Evans.
    Paternal grandparents are Billy McCown and Susan McCown of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparent is Grace Malone.

  • Allie Lynn Carson

    Allie Lynn Carson was born to Joshua and Crystal Carson of Cynthiana on April 1, 2017 at Harrison Memorial Hospital.
    She weighed 8 lbs. 2 oz., and is welcomed by her brothers, Nathaniel, Landon and Clay.
    Maternal grandparents are Diana Herrington and Keith Bryant of Cynthiana and Randall Herrington of Cynthiana; maternal great-grandparents are Judy Fryman and Betty Moore.
    Paternal grandparents are Jeff Carson of Cynthiana and Shirley Carson of Cynthiana; paternal great-grandparents are the late Charles and Peggy Carson.

  • Plant symbolism

    Plants have long been associated with symbolism. When the masses needed to be influenced it was more effective using plants and flowers to explain the mysteries of the world because most people were illiterate.  
    You may not have been able to read the words but you certainly could have related to the lessons taught by using flowers as symbols.  
    Christians were very good at this when explaining Christ’s life.

  • Root to host May Omega meeting

    Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met at the home of Bonnie Teater on Monday, April 3. Twelve members were present, and answered roll call by telling what they would like to do better. Replies ranged from speaking softly and wisely, exercising, weight control, yard work and weeds, and golfing, including making a hole in one.

  • State ag department taking applications for 2017 Farm to Fork program

    Community organizations are invited to apply to host Kentucky Proud dinners now through the fall of 2017.
    The Kentucky Proud Farm to Fork Program will provide funding to qualifying applicants for dinners that showcase local food products. The program will also promote local agritourism businesses and provide educational background on locally produced agricultural food and products.

  • Middle School Soccer
  • What could have been or what could be

    I just returned from New York City and Waverly, Tennessee, for two completely different reasons and while traveling came up with some good ideas for a column.  
    Unfortunately, at my advanced age, I forgot most of them but the last idea is still fresh in my mind.  
    The New York trip was to accompany the HCHS Class of 2017 on their Senior Trip, which was a very enjoyable venture.  
    The trip was well planned and executed and we were fortunate to have a great guide in the city and a very good bus driver in the city.

  • Sports This Week

    April 12-April 19

    Tennis
    Wednesday, April 12 vs. Pendleton Co. (H)
    Thursday, April 13 vs. Montgomery Co. (H)
    Wednesday, April 19 at Scott Co.

    Track
    Tuesday, April 18 at Dunbar All Comers

    Softball
    Friday, April 14 at Campbell Co. Freshman DH
    Tuesday, April 18 at Bishop Brossart V/JV 6 PM

    Baseball
    Wednesday, April 12 at Pendleton Co. Freshman DH 5:15 PM
    Thursday, April 13 at Pendleton Co. V  5:15 PM

  • Breds lose two of three in Smokey Mountain Invitational

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Last week, the Harrison County Thorobreds baseball team traveled to the Pigeon Forge, TN area to participate in the 7th Annual Smokey Mountain invitational.  
    Despite an early forecast for inclement weather all week, the Breds were able to play three of the four games that were scheduled.  

  • Fillies take two of five in Tennessee tournament

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies traveled to Waverly, Tennessee  on Friday to play five games in two days in a 12-team tournament with some outstanding talent.  
    The Fillies were unable to hit with any regularity in the games that they lost as they were no-hit in two of the games.
    Friday’s early evening game saw the Fillies face the host team, the Waverly Central Tigers, and drop a 7-0 verdict.