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Today's News

  • Pinney hosts December Cynthiana DAR meeting

    The Cynthiana Chapter of the DAR met at the home of Karrol Pinney on Dec. 14. Guests and new members were welcomed.
    Melinda Rawlings called the meeting to order. The DAR Ritual and the American Creed were recited, followed by singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
    Minutes of the Nov. 9 meeting were read and approved.
    Alex Barnett, Harrison County Judge Executive, was introduced. We were appreciative and delighted to have him address the meeting. He discussed several topics going on in the county.

  • A gardener's Christmas poem

    Every couple of years I like to revisit my father’s favorite Christmas poem inspired by Clement Moore’s famous work ‘Night Before Christmas’.  
    The writer is unknown but he or she certainly was a gardener; and you may even get some last minute gift ideas from its verse.
    Fred Wiche, my father and the first Weekend Gardener, started writing this column years ago, imparting gardening advice and humor.  

  • HCHS football holds awards

    HCHS football holds awards
    The 2013 Harrison County football season officially came to a close Wednesday night as the annual awards banquet was held at the Cynthiana Christian Church.  
    Following a meal served by Batson Catering, Coach Jim Carr presented the team with the following awards.  
    Brian Davis was the winner of the Junior Varsity award which goes to the junior varsity player that displays the most varsity promise.  

  • College team Christmas Gifts

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Despite giving up 24 points due to not having a wrestler in four weight classes, the Harrison County Thorobreds finished sixth of 16 teams at Louisville Central Saturday.  
    “We did well considering we gave up the four classes,” said Coach Luke Tucker. “That spots the others points that we have to overcome.”  
    Tucker was especially happy with the efforts of Michael Mattox, Chase Highlander, Nathan Lopez, Clay Arthur, Kellon Williams, and Dominic Walker.  

  • Wrestlers finish 6th in top dual matches in Louisville

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Despite giving up 24 points due to not having a wrestler in four weight classes, the Harrison County Thorobreds finished sixth of 16 teams at Louisville Central Saturday.  
    “We did well considering we gave up the four classes,” said Coach Luke Tucker. “That spots the others points that we have to overcome.”  
    Tucker was especially happy with the efforts of Michael Mattox, Chase Highlander, Nathan Lopez, Clay Arthur, Kellon Williams, and Dominic Walker.  

  • Fillies split two games in Republic Bank Classic

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Some years, beating Augusta High School in basketball wasn’t such a big deal, but lately, under Coach Jason Hinson, the Panthers are a force to be reckoned with in 10th Region basketball.  
    That fact makes the Harrison County Thorobreds’ 75-68 win over Augusta Saturday night in the third place game of the Mike Murphy Classic even more important.  
    The way the Thorobreds accomplished the feat was also important as they played more as a team with a 32-minute effort.  

  • Breds third in Mike Murphy Classic at Mason County

    By Mike Aldridge, Sports writer
    Some years, beating Augusta High School in basketball wasn’t such a big deal, but lately, under Coach Jason Hinson, the Panthers are a force to be reckoned with in 10th Region basketball.  
    That fact makes the Harrison County Thorobreds’ 75-68 win over Augusta Saturday night in the third place game of the Mike Murphy Classic even more important.  
    The way the Thorobreds accomplished the feat was also important as they played more as a team with a 32-minute effort.  

  • Harrison County approved for $7,500 for deceased farm animal removal program

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved $7,500 at its monthly meeting in support of a Deceased Farm Animal Removal Program in Harrison County. The Harrison County Fiscal Court submitted a proposal to the Harrison County Agricultural Development Council and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board.

  • Information for Medicare beneficiaries with Medicare Replacement plans
  • Getting home for Christmas

    Flip on the radio this time of year and chances are you’ll hear the same dozen or so Christmas songs, including “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” Mariah Carey’s “All I want for Christmas is You” — and “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.”