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Today's News

  • Viewpoint pictures
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  • Candidate endorsements for the May 22 primary

    As the 2018 election draws near candidates will begin lining up their followers to write endorsement letters to the newspaper.
    We welcome those local letters. Local being the operative word here.
    We won’t accept letters of mass mailings. With e-mail so prevalent, it’s tougher to determine “mass mailings.” However, if someone sends a letter from Indianapolis endorsing one of our local hopefuls, it’s pretty obvious that it’s from a mailing list.

  • Viewpoint

    Starting with the Governor’s Office, and working on down to the General Assembly, it appears the Republican Party is making it easy for the Democrats to retake control of state government in the not-to-distant future.
    Governor Bevin has a terminal case of ‘hoof and mouth’, or is that ‘foot in mouth,’ disease.
    It seems he cannot help himself from alienating all state employees, particularly teachers.

  • Fillies over-come multiple fouls for 5-3 win over Robert Campbell

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Middle School Fillies soccer team came back from their only loss of the season to defeat Robert Campbell 5-3 in Winchester, last Thursday.  Robert Campbell came into the contest with a 4-0 mark but were no match for the Fillies led by eighth-grader Kylie Hudgins.  

  • Track teams perform in meets at Bryan Station, Mason County

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County track team sent runners and field-event athletes to Lexington on Tuesday, April 10, and to Mason County, last Saturday, with some success and the knowledge of more work to do, as the results.  
    At Bryan Station the Fillies were 12th of 13 teams while the Thorobreds were 10th of 12.  This was the first meet for the Harrison County teams and the lack of preparation and the weather took a toll on the performances.  

  • Sports This Week

    April 18-25

    Track and Field
    Thursday, Apr. 19 at Montgomery Co. Invitational
    Tuesday, Apr. 24 at Scott Co. All Comers

    Tennis
    Wednesday, Apr. 18 vs. Pendleton Co. (H)
    Thursday, Apr. 19 at George Rogers Clark
    Monday, Apr. 23 vs. Bourbon Co. (H)
    Wednesday, Apr. 25 vs. Mason Co. (H)

    Baseball
    Wednesday, Apr. 18 vs. George Rogers Clark (H) V/JV 5:15 PM
    Thursday, Apr. 19 at Campbell Co. Varsity 5:30 PM
    Friday, Apr. 20 at Lexington Christian Varsity 5:30 PM

  • Jordan Doram speaks at Fillies awards banquet

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    Former Fillies star and All American at Campbellsville University, Jordan Doram, was the keynote speaker for the annual end of the year banquet for the Harrison County Fillies, Sunday.  
    Doram, who holds rebounding, scoring and blocks records at Harrison County High School, was honorable mention All American this season while playing for Campbellsville University.  Doram is the fifth all-time scorer in Fillies history.  

  • Just because you live near-by is no reason

    Those of you who know me, I mean really know me, will recognize what I am going to write here as sincere. Some, who don’t know me as well, will think I am just being a smart aleck but that is the way it goes.
    I feel sorry for people who live in an area and back the local professional and college franchises simply because they live where they do. Note that I referred to colleges as franchises because in major college sports today, especially basketball, that is what it is.  

  • Fillies fall to 1-7 with three losses in Tri-State Showdown

    Mike Aldridge,
    Sports Writer
    hoosiers49@gmail.com

    The Harrison County Fillies traveled to Boyd County, last Friday to participate in the Tri-State Showdown held on several fields in the Boyd County vicinity.  
    The Fillies were plagued by errors and injury as pitcher Jima Hill was hampered by a back injury and the Fillies committed 15 errors in the three contests.