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Today's News

  • Candidates begin filing for May primary election

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    With the filing deadline less than a month away, candidates are beginning to announce their candidacy for Harrison  County public offices. All of the city and county seats will be up for grabs in 2018.
    Some elections will get underway with the May 22 primary election. The rest will be finalized in November.
    The deadline to file papers with the Harrison County Clerk is Tuesday, Jan. 30.
    As of Thursday, Dec. 28, the following candidates have filed their papers:

  • Investigation Discovery (ID) to feature Pikeville, Ky. murder on ‘The Perfect Suspect’ series

    On Thursday, Jan. 4 at 9 p.m. ET, true-crime network Investigation Discovery (ID) will be retelling the murder of Susan Smith in Pikeville, Kentucky on its new series The Perfect Suspect.

  • Michigan, how you disappoint me

    The University of Michigan has many strong points including a fine law school.  But, in my memory, it has been a failure in the sporting world.  
    Who can forget Chris Webber calling time out in the NCAA Final Four when the Wolverines were out of timeouts? What major college team or high school team does that?
    Now the latest embarrassment, losing to South Carolina in the Outback Bowl.

  • Wrestlers fifth at Tates Creek, Brent Hudgins now 26-0

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

  • Fillies win two of three finishes third in Bourbon Holiday Classic

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies improved to 10-3 last week with three good performances in the Mingua Beef Jerky Holiday Classic at Bourbon County High School.  
    Wednesday the Fillies played the third game of the first day matched up with Sayre’s Lady Spartans fresh from a successful tournament in Savannah Georgia.  

  • Safe indoor plant pest controls

    Have you noticed a sticky substance on the floor beneath your ficus or philodendron?  
    Are there little scabs on the underside of the leaves of your orchid? Maybe you have noticed that your plants just look a little lack luster.  
    Well, we can blame some of the plant puniness on being a tropical houseplant indoors in Kentuckiana during the winter.

  • Sports This Week

    Breds Basketball
    Friday, Jan. 5 at Frederick Douglass F/ JV/ V 5/6/7:30 PM
    Tuesday, Jan. 9 at George Rogers Clark JV/V 6/7:30 PM
    Fillies Basketball
    Wednesday, Jan. 3 at Bath Co. JV/V 6/7:30 PM
    Thursday, Jan. 4 at Bourbon Co. F 6:30 PM
    Saturday, Jan. 6 vs. Williamstown (H) F/V 1/ 2:30 PM
    Monday, Jan. 8 vs. Powell Co. (H) JV/V 6/7:30 PM
    Wednesday, Jan. 10 at Grant Co. F 6:30 PM
    Bowling
    Saturday, Jan. 6 vs. Scott Co. (H) 2:30 PM
    Monday, Jan. 8 vs. Bryan Station (H) 6:30 PM
    Wrestling

  • Bowling team wins co-ed match with Bourbon County Saturday

    A Saturday match-up at Galactic Alley wrapped up 2017 for the Harrison County bowling team in a positive way.
    Playing a co-ed match with Bourbon County the Harrison County team took five of seven points to win easily.  

  • Breathitt County games moved to Feb. 10

    The Harrison County Thorobreds game with Breathitt County in Jackson, that was scheduled for Tuesday night as been rescheduled. Due to no school in Harrison County on Tuesday the game was moved to Saturday, Feb. 10. There will be a freshman, junior varsity, varsity tripleheader on this date. The freshman game is scheduled for 3 p.m., junior varsity at 4 p.m. and the varsity match up at 5 p.m.

  • Breds win two in Bracken Co. tournament last week

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds finished the JBR/Straight Edge Construction Holiday Tournament in Brooksville with two wins after losing a tough 69-67 verdict to Sayre in the tournament opener Wednesday. Sayre finished the tournament as champions with a 7-5 record.
    Harrison County struggled out of the gate against the Spartans and trailed 18-13 at the end of one period.  Sophomore guard Trey Atkins led Sayre with two three point shots in the opening stanza.