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Today's News

  • Malcolm Dean and William Gregg Banfield

    Malcolm Dean and William Gregg Banfield were born to Travis and Rachel Banfield of Shelbyville, Ill. on June 20, 2015 at St. John’s Hospital - Springfield.

    Malcolm weighed 4 lbs., 15 oz. and William weighed 5 lbs., 1 oz.

    Maternal grandmother is Cindy Gregg of Shelbyville, Ill.; maternal great-grandmother is Lois France, Shelbyville, Ill.

    Paternal grandparents are Gary and Tam Banfield of Cynthiana, Ky.; paternal great-grandmother is Lucille Williams, Cynthiana.

  • Industrial Maintenance courses available at MCTC Licking Valley Campus this fall

     Four classes offered this fall through the MCTC Licking Valley Campus will be part of the Industrial Maintenance Technician Diploma Program.  

    The courses will be held at the Harrison County Area Technology Center. Classes will begin Aug. 17 with each individual course counting as three credit hours towards the diploma. 

  • Nine-year-old stars win two of three, play this week

     The 9-year-old Harrison County All Stars, coached by Brian Williams, had the longest distance of any of the teams to travel.  

    They had three trips back and forth to Lancaster in Garrard County last week and, due to rain outs, will make at least one more this week.

    Harrison County opened up by playing the host Garrard County team spanking them 10-0 on Wednesday, July 8.  

  • 11 and Under all stars win one of three in Lexington tournament

     Saturday started really good for the 11 and under all stars from Harrison County in the Cal Ripken State Tournament held in South Lexington.  

    Behind the pitching of Benton Bramel and Logan Howard, the Harrison County All Stars rolled past Lincoln County, 16-4, in their first tournament game.  

  • Football practice opens with workout and parents’ meeting

     There was a good turnout for the first practice since spring football Monday evening. More than 40 players were on the field.  

    Coach Neil Furnish and most of his assistants were on hand for the first day of light workouts. The players are limited by rule this week as they cannot wear all of the equipment and the coaches must also be aware of the temperature. 

  • 12-year-old stars are runners up in state championship game

     The 12 and under Harrison County All Stars won four straight games in the Cal Ripken State Tournament before falling in the final to state champion, South Lexington, Sunday evening.

    The Harrison County team began play on Wednesday, July 8, when they faced Jessamine County, winning 2-1 in a nail biter.  

    The Harrison County boys traveled to Lexington again the next night for another 6 p.m. encounter, this time with Bath County.  

  • Here we go again!!

     Keep in mind that the views expressed by this writer may not be the views of the newspaper or its advertisers.

    I saw in the Lexington paper, which I again only buy because USA Today could not deliver daily, that the don’t-hurt-anyone’s-feelings group is again or still after the Washington Redskins.  

  • Summer Testing
  • Sports beat

     Kentucky Sports Radio 

    in Cynthiana Monday

    A unique live radio event took place Monday at the Cynthiana Country Club as Kentucky Sports Radio broadcast from the club in front of a live audience.  

  • Sports beat

     Kentucky Sports Radio 

    in Cynthiana Monday

    A unique live radio event took place Monday at the Cynthiana Country Club as Kentucky Sports Radio broadcast from the club in front of a live audience.