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Today's News

  • Track teams perform well in Scott Co. and on the Hilltop

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    On Tuesday, May 3, the Harrison County track team performed in the Scott County All Comers and came home to host the Harrison County All Comers last Thursday.  In both meets, the teams performed well with some excellent individual and relay efforts.

  • Some Mother’s Day memories

    I am writing this on Mother’s Day, which I believe to be the most important holiday of the year next to Christmas.  
    Mothers are the strength of most families that I know about and that was certainly the case in mine.  I will not write about Patti because she told me not to but most of you know where the strength and moral fiber come from in our family.
    I have two brothers and a sister and both of my parents worked after my sister, who is seven years younger than my older brother, was about four years old.  

  • Sports this week

    May 11- May 18

    Football
    Saturday, May 14 HC Strongman Competition Ingles Stadium  10 AM

    Softball
    Wednesday, May 11 vs. Bracken Co. (H) V/JV 6 PM
    Saturday, May 14  at Jeffersontown Charger Classic
    Pool Play Fillies vs. Jeffersontown 9 AM
    Pool Play Fillies vs. Marion Co. 10:45 AM
    Tournament Play begins at 12:30 PM
    Tuesday, May 17 vs. Paris (H) V/JV 5:30 PM
    Wednesday, May 18 at Tates Creek JV/V 6 PM

    Baseball
    Wednesday, May 11 at Bourbon Co. 5:30 PM

  • Harrison County hosts 10th Region Tennis Tourney, teams play well

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    While they did not advance anyone to the state, the Harrison County Fillies and Thorobreds played admirably in the 10th Region Tournament held on the courts on the Hilltop last weekend.  
    The tournament will wrap up by Wednesday or before but the girls and boys have made it to the semi final round in singles and doubles.
    The Fillies did very well especially in the doubles where Gracie Roberts and Alexis Lanza advanced to the quarter finals.  

  • Fillies defeat Bryan Station in Slugfest, drop four games in Owensboro

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies and the Bryan Station Lady Defenders treated the fans at Shirley Field with a run-scoring spree as the Fillies outlasted the visitors from Lexington, 10-8, last Thursday night.  
    Harrison County scored three times in the first and fourth and single runs in the second and third to take a comfortable lead of 8-4 into the top of the sixth inning.  
    Bryan Station struck for three in the inning to reduce the Fillies’ lead to one at 8-7.  

  • Breds hitting woes continue as they lose 1-0 in eight at Montgomery Co.

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Harrison County’s baseball Thorobreds’ hitting problems continued Monday evening as they traveled to Mt. Sterling to face region rival Montgomery County.  
    Senior Gus Garrison pitched another masterpiece allowing two hits in seven innings. However, the Indians scored in the bottom of the eighth off C.J. Claypool for the win.  
    Claypool walked the lead off batter in the eighth but catcher Luke Slucher threw him out trying to steal.  

  • HMH Auxiliary honors members

    The Harrison Memorial Hospital (HMH) Auxiliary held its annual spring volunteer luncheon on Tuesday, April 19. Thirty members attended the event. The featured guest speaker was Jennie Gardner, APRN, a nurse practitioner with the practice of Dr. Moses and Dr. Wright. She discussed vitamins and vitamin deficiencies.

  • Bennett-Perkins to marry May 28

    Allen and Tina Bennett announces the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hillary Bennett to Christopher Brett Perkins, son of Chris and Toby Perkins and Heather and Mike Shaw.
    An outside wedding has been planned at the home of Judy and Noel Phillips Jr. in Cynthiana, on Saturday, May 28 at 4:30 p.m. A reception will follow.
    All friends and family are invited to celebrate this joyful occasion. No invitations are being sent.

  • Museum Musings

    * Cynthiana Democrat, June 19, 1930 -- “The Redpath Chautauqua opened its 19th annual program Saturday afternoon on the Cynthiana High School campus with Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Wells presenting an entertainment of music and drama to an unusually large crowd.”
    * Cynthiana News, Jan. 7, 1869 -- “A long switch has been added to Railroad at Lair’s Station for the benefit of shippers. The increase of business at that Station is very great.”

  • Arnold celebrates 101st birthday