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Today's News

  • Church briefs

    ST. JAMES AME
    Cynthiana NA Group Hope for Tomorrow meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 6 p.m. at St. James AME Church, 312 W. Pleasant St. Annex. Speaker meeting last Thursday of each month.
    For more information or questions call Blaine at 859-298-1171.

    RADIO MINISTRY
    “The Hour of Power” Radio Ministry, aired weekly on Saturday mornings on 90.7 FM (The Wind), at 10-11 a.m.

  • Fillies fall to Boyle County, defeat Russell in Fayette tourney

    Monday evening started out with a 13-point run by the Lady Rebels of Boyle County and the Harrison County Fillies could not recover as they lost to the 7-2 12th Region opponent 71-58.  
    Sophomore center Jordan Doram picked up two fouls in the first minute and a half of the first period which caused her to have to leave the game with the score 10-4 in favor of the Lady Rebels.  
    Fouls were not the problem for the Fillies on this night however, but 23 first-half turnovers did them in for the game.  

  • Eighth grade remains undefeated for 2011, wins Pendleton Co. tourney

    Harrison County’s Middle School teams are going in different directions at the end of 2011 as the eighth grade remained undefeated and the seventh grade lost four straight last week.  
    The eighth grade team began the period with a 50-28 blowout of Bourbon County.  
    Zach Pulliam led the way with 15 points, followed by Jovon Williams who netted 13.  Brock Jenkins contributed eight points while distributing the ball from the point guard position as the Colts led by as many as 27 points during the game.

  • Harrison County wrestlers undefeated in Newport Duals

    The Harrison County Thorobreds wrestlers traveled to Newport Saturday and won five of five duals at the Newport Dual Meet.  
    The Breds took down Scott County, Holmes, Newport, Boone County and Grant County in what Coach Luke Tucker called “Taking care of business.”  
    “We have to get ready for a huge tournament in Lexington next week and this was an excellent preparation for that,” Tucker said. “Some of the top teams and individuals in the state will be there.”  

  • Have you heard enough about Tim Tebow?

    If ESPN radio would take the words Tim and Tebow from their broadcasts there would be about 12 hours of silence each day on the air waves.  
    Many of the broadcasters who openly predicted that Denver made a huge mistake drafting him now can’t praise him enough.
    The joke is that so many of them did not really want him to succeed so as not to counter their precious predictions.  

  • Fillies pressure Hounds for win Wednesday, lose to Lady Mustangs

    On Wednesday, the Harrison County Fillies grabbed their second win of the year as they utilized both a full- and half-court press against the Lady Hounds.  
    The presses caused several Paris turnovers and led to easy baskets for the Fillies early. The Fillies also carried out their offensive plan better than in some earlier games moving the ball well especially in transition.  

  • Sports beat

    Bowlers continue domination of
    opponents, roll over Clark County
    Coach Petey Reynolds’ Harrison County High School bowlers defeated the girls’ and boys’ teams of Clark County Thursday at the Winchester bowling facility.  
    The Fillies bowlers won five of seven matches to remain undefeated as a team for the season with a 3-0 record. The Harrison County girls have won 16 of 21 matches in the year.  

  • Court dismisses Brown divorce

    For the third time in as many suits filed by Brenda Kay Brown, she has asked for and received a dismissal.
    The most recent filing in Johnson County Circuit Court was a dissolution of marriage filed against her husband, Jim Brown, former Cynthiana mayor and businessman.
    Kay Brown’s motion to dismiss the divorce was granted on Monday in Johnson County Circuit Court.
    The divorce was filed in Paintsville on Nov. 4, 10 days prior to her husband’s three suits against her in Harrison Circuit Court.

  • Cynthiana Storm
  • Living with the Christmas Spirit

    He may not wear a red felt suit or even sport a long white beard, but it’s certain the Christmas spirit dwells in the heart of Cynthiana’s version of St. Nick.
    Generally, every Christmas a figure makes his way through all the fancy packages and big dinners to bring forth the true meaning of the holiday: Love.
    Tom Laytart, 86, is an ordinary man on the outside with everything he posses on the inside being bigger and better than many could ever hope to be.