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Today's News

  • Football Breds perform well in passing league games in Pendleton Co.

    Despite the weather and two inexperienced quarterbacks, the Harrison County Thorobreds did better than expected in the passing league games on Pendleton County’s field Friday night.  
    Harrison County defeated the home team and Bracken County while dropping the match with Holy Cross of Covington.
    “Our quarterbacks performed well for their first time playing the position,” noted Coach Jim Carr. “Senior Mark Taylor and sophomore Luke Slucher each threw for three or four touchdowns and freshman Ben VanHook also did well.”

  • Murray earns three medals in National Dwarf Association games

    Kentucky athlete Tim Murray can be easily considered one of the most accomplished, successful and least known athletes in Kentucky.
    Which is odd, really. He makes a remarkable first impression. And it has very little to do with that fact that he’s a bit over four feet tall.
    As an athletic trainer and physical therapy assistant at Harrison Memorial Hospital, Murray has contact with people who are often surprised by his appearance — at first.

  • Mid summer, slow time for high school sports

    The dead period for high school sports leaves a gap in activity which makes me kind of unfocused and almost disinterested in sports.  
    I would much rather go to and write about high school sports than any other with the possible exception of a baseball game in St. Louis.  
    Major League Baseball is so poorly covered by the Lexington media that it is hard to actually find out what is going on with anyone except maybe the Reds and as you probably know I am not a fan of the Red Legs.  

  • Sports beat

    Two more camps for
    Youth Football remain
    The Harrison County Youth Football held its first camp last Saturday morning and has two more before school is in full swing next fall.

  • Snopeks lead team to national championship in Texas

    Former Harrison County baseball star and Chicago White Sox Chris Snopek and his son, Christopher, led the Jackson, Mississippi, PSA 13U Sox Red team to the Perfect Game Super 25 Final 4 National Championship in McKinney Texas, last weekend.  
    The Sox Red won six straight games in bracket play to become champions defeating the Dallas Tigers 9-4 in the final. The elder Snopek is the coach of the team and son, Christopher, plays centerfield.  

  • Community Calendar 7-24-14

    THURSDAY, July 24

  • Score 'N' More
  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Case reports
    July 7 -- At 4:52 p.m., police were called to Eastside Pharmacy where Michelle Stratton allegedly filled a prescription for 45 Oxycodone in her deceased mother’s name. Stratton was arrested and charged with uttering a false or forged prescription.

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    July 8 -- At 9:08 a.m., an injury accident occurred on US 27 S. less than a mile outside the city limits. Patricia Doty was in a curve when she struck a culvert and overturned.
    July 11 -- a non-injury accident occurred US 62 E. about eight miles east of downtown. Bo Moore hit a deer.

  • Harrison Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding July 15, 2014
    CRIMINAL CASES
    Miguel David Ayala, 1978, 2 cases pretrial conference; jury trial cancelled, bench warrant issued.
    Johnson Ridley, 1985, pretrial conference; flagrant non-support;  jury trial cancelled, bench warrant to remain outstanding.
    J.B. Asher, 1979, pretrial conference; trafficking in controlled substance first offense (heroin); guilty plea entered.