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Today's News

  • Mason County edges Breds 1-0 Tuesday

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Mason County Royals had help from a great save by their goal keeper and another by the crossbar as Harrison County was denied a score in the Royals 1-0 win over the Thorobreds Tuesday on the Hilltop.  
    The Breds spent much of the first half on the offensive end but could not get a goal.  Communications and teamwork continued to improve, but still no score.  The score at the half was 0-0.

  • Mother barricades herself, children in home during shooting

    Becky Barnes,
    Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com

    Emilie Fuhr arrived at her home on KY 1842 around 1:45 p.m. She was standing at the mailbox when she heard the first of several gun shots.
    Fuhr said that living in the country she thought nothing of the shots.
    She got back into the car with two of her three children and drove to her residence. Then she heard a helicopter and the area around her home was filled with law enforcement.
    She said she called E911 and was advised to stay in the house with doors locked.

  • Fillies golf fifth in Clark Co. tournament

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies golf team traveled to Cassell Creek Golf Course to compete in the George Rogers Clark Invitational last Saturday.  The eight-team tournament saw Scott County win by an impressive 44 strokes over the second place George Rogers Clark squad.  

  • Cross country runs in two meets in Mason County

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County cross country teams, both middle school and high school, ran in the Mason County All Comers on Tuesday and again at the Mason County Invitational on Saturday.  The Invitational had many more runners than the All Comers but the Harrison County runners placed higher in the larger meet.

  • Sports Beats

    Harrison to host holiday tournament
    The Huck Turner Memorial Basketball tournament will be held this December on the Hilltop in Cynthiana.  
    Coach Larry Kendall’s Thorobreds will host a holiday tournament this year in place of traveling before Christmas as in the past. The games will be Friday, Dec. 22, and Saturday, Dec. 23.  

  • Golf team finishes 17th at Montgomery County Invitational

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobred golf team struggled to a tie for 17th place, on Saturday, in the 22-team Montgomery County Invitational played on the Indian Creek Golf Course in Mt. Sterling.
    Montgomery County won the event with a score of 301 with Scott County second at 305.  Par for the course would be 288.  

  • MONDAY SHOOTING

    Becky Barnes, Editor
    bbarnes@cynthianademocrat.com
    Lee Kendall, News Writer
    lkendall@cynthianademocrat.com

    A 20-hour man-hunt ended on Tuesday morning when four Harrison County deputies apprehended Thomas Field VanMeter in a rain-soaked field near his farm on White Oak-Tricum Pike (KY 1842).
    He has been charged with four counts of attempted murder: two against police officers and two against the men in a helicopter that was shot down.

  • Fillies shutout by Holy Cross after winning border battle with Bourbon Co.

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies continued to play one of the toughest schedules in school history last week as they faced Bourbon County, Wednesday and then northern Kentucky foe Holy Cross, on Saturday afternoon.
    The border battle was all one might expect with physical defensive play the norm.  The Fillies struck first with only eight minutes played when Abby Stroub beat her defender down the right side and scored.  

  • Sports This Week

    Golf
    Wednesday, Sept. 13 vs. Nicholas Co. (H) Girl/Boy
    Saturday, Sept. 16 at Eagle Creek (Grant Co.) Girl/Boy
    Monday, Sept. 18 at Pendleton Co. Girls

    Volleyball
    Wednesday, Sept. 13 vs. Mason Co. (H) F/JV/V 6 PM
    Thursday, at Nicholas Co. JV/V 5:30 PM
    Saturday, Sept. 16 at Dink Scott Tournament, Mt. Sterling
    Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Montgomery Co. JV/V 6 PM

    Breds Soccer
    Thursday, Sept. 14 vs. Bryan Station (H) JV/V 6/7:30 PM
    Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Franklin Co. JV/V 6/7:30 PM

  • Breds drop 4-1 match to undefeated Frankfort High

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Thorobreds gave the undefeated Frankfort Panthers all they wanted for a half but some fouls resulting in yellow cards hampered the Breds in the second half leading to a 4-1 defeat.
    The Breds had some good ball action in the first half and were able to get on the scoreboard with 20 minutes left in the opening stanza.