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Today's News

  • It is good to be home

    Vacation is nice but being home is always better even though our weather makes it less appealing.  
    I thought that I was entered in a NASCAR race coming home from Florida including some big backups in which I assumed that someone was black flagged.  As you know if you travel I-75 the speed limit appears to be a suggestion and not one that is taken seriously.  
    I did see a couple of vehicles trading paint as they say but other than that the 900-mile race home in one day was uneventful.  

  • Fillies out-hit in two losses on Shirley Field

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Boyle County and Ryle pummeled Harrison County pitching for 22 hits and 24 runs in games played on Shirley Field, Friday.  The Fillies managed 15 hits in the two games but fell behind early in both and could not overcome the deficits.  
    Harrison County hoped to pull out a win over the Boyle County team that eliminated them in last year’s state tournament.  But the Lady Rebels scored 14 times in the first four innings to defeat the Fillies 14-2.  

  • Breds win two after return from Florida

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds baseball team remained undefeated in Kentucky as they improved to 5-1 defeating both Grant County and Pendleton County last week on the Hilltop.  In both games the Breds had double digit base hits and committed only one error.
    In Friday’s first game the Grant County Braves rolled onto the Hilltop with a 3-0 record having outscored their opposition 30-12 in the first three games of the season.  

  • Annual Starry Night is April 28 at HCHS

    The Harrison County School District will host the 2018 version of Starry Night...An Arts Experience, on Saturday, April 28.
    The program, featuring visual and performing arts exhibitions from children in grades K-12, will begin at 7 p.m. and will take place in the Harrison County High School auditorium.
    There is no admission charge for the exhibition.

  • Sports This Week

    Baseball
    Wednesday, Apr. 11 at GRC V/JV 5:15/7:15 PM
    Thursday, Apr. 12 at Sayre FR, DH 5:15 PM
    Friday, Saturday Apr. 13,14 Harrison Memorial Hospital Invitational
    Friday, Breds vs. Montgomery Co. 7:30 PM
    Saturday, Breds vs. Madison Central 10:30 AM, Pendleton Co. 5:30 PM
    Monday, Apr. 16 vs. Fleming Co. (H) V/JV 5:15/7:15 PM
    Tuesday, Apr. 17 vs. Scott Co. (H) FR, DH 5:30 PM
    Wednesday, Apr. 18 vs. GRC (H) V/JV 5:15/7:15 PM

    Tennis
    Wednesday, Apr. 11 vs. Bracken Co. (H)

  • Sports Beats

    University of Kentucky announces Summer Baseball Camp schedule
    There will be four separate Wildcat Baseball Camps, which are open to all children enrolled in first through eighth grades.
    There will be both full-day and half-day camp options offering the opportunity for each camper to develop his baseball skills in a fun and positive learning experience.
    The UK staff will teach each player baseball fundamentals, drill work specifically designed to improve each camper’s offensive and defensive skills, and also simulated game situations.

  • Way Back When

    10 years ago . . .
    Births announced this week are: Hayden Christopher Joseph Hicks, March 31, son of April May Hicks; Jonas Michael Eldon King, March 17, son of Michael and Tracy King; Leslie Paige Searcy, Oct. 29, daughter of Andrea (Powers) and Chris Searcy; Gabriel Duncan Smith, Feb. 18, son of Jeremy and Elizabeth Bell Smith; Madison Elizabeth Tappel, Jan. 22, daughter of Christina and Mark Tappel.

  • News Briefs

    First Hemp Day
    will be held in June
    The first Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Hemp Day will be held on Saturday, June 9, in downtown Cynthiana.
    Chamber director Tomi Jean Clifford said the day’s events will run from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and will include everything hemp-related.

  • Marriage Licenses

    Jennifer Paige Webber, 36, and Johnny Dean Sexton, 59, married Dec. 21, 2017.
    Donna Gail Neace, 48, and Gregory Alan Morrison, 49, married Dec. 27, 2017.
    Keelie Shae Conrad, 25, and Dillan Neal Evans, 24, married Dec. 27, 2017.
    Amy Beth Lemons, 41, and Justin Clay Walker, 37, married Dec. 6, 2017.
    Cynthia Rosanne Brinegar, 29, and Rhonda Lynn Thurman, 36, married Dec. 24, 2017.
    Krystal Ann Fryman, 32, and Ricky Marshall Ewalt, 35, married Jan. 12, 2018.
    Angela Dawn Jones, 43, and Jason Wayne Bell, 36, married Jan. 19, 2018.

  • Sunrise Homemaker Club