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Today's News

  • Church briefs

    ODDVILLE CHRISTIAN
    Members at Oddville Christian took a stand together in honor of “Go Red Day” on Feb. 10.
    Go Red For Women is an organization that encourages people to come together and fight the No. 1 killer of women - heart disease.
    Pastor Wayne Tolson invites the public to attend worship services at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sundays at 5891 East Hwy. 62 and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. for bible study at 451 E. Pike St.

    SALEM CHURCH
    OF CHRIST

  • Defense in second half propels Thorobreds to 59-40 taming of Wildcats

    During the opening two quarters of the Monday night 38th District battle between Pendleton County and Harrison County, it looked like another typical rock’em sock’em game with the last one standing the winner.  
    But Harrison County came out in the second half playing an in-your-face defense that shut down the Wildcats and sent the Thorobreds to the championship game Friday with a 59-40 win under their belts.
    The game was played with a lot of energy and contact as one would think a game with 14 seniors involved would be.  

  • Fillies lose heartbreaker in district opener to Lady Cats

    The first game of the 38th District Championship was a nail biter from the start with time running out on the Harrison County Fillies in the end for a 49 to 48 loss to the Pendleton County Lady Cats.
    Pendleton County jumped out to an early lead with sophomore McKayla Manor scoring eight of her 11 points in the first period.  
    Manor scored half of the Pendleton County points in the quarter as her team jumped out to a 16-12 lead at the quarter’s end.  

  • There is some time that I will never get back

    I was coerced Sunday to waste more time than I have wasted in I don’t know when.  
    It depends on one’s definition of “wasted time” but in my mind, I lost several hours.  
    NASCAR has not started yet so those of you who think that it is a waste of time to watch a bunch of cars drive in a circle, that wasn’t my time waster.  
    I like NASCAR and don’t consider that a waste of time especially if I am in attendance at the track.  

  • Sports beat

    HCHS cheerleaders finish 12th in national competition, head to state finals Saturday
    The Harrison County High School Varsity Cheerleaders returned last week from a great performance in the national finals in Orlando, Fla. The girls, competing in the small squad division, placed 12th of the 42 teams in the division.  
    The girls advanced to the finals by completing one of the best rounds of the day in the semi’s advancing them on to Sunday night’s competition.  

  • Homecoming/Senior Night blowout for Montgomery County over Breds 67-33

    The delayed and rescheduled homecoming game and the end-of-the-season Senior Night festivities were very good Friday night except for one glaring omission. The Harrison County Thorobreds lost the game in a less than impressive outing leaving an emotional hole in the festivities.
    The night started very nicely with a chili supper/bake sale sponsored by Project Graduation, which was nearly a $1,000 success.  
    The junior varsity game was very well played going into overtime before the Montgomery County team edged the Thorobreds junior varsity 58 to 54.  

  • Stock Chart
  • Statepoint Crossword Puzzle

    ACROSS
    1. *The knight on the Oscar statuette holds one
    6. *Possible best director
    9. Sound of passing bullet?
    13. Taekwondo country
    14. ___ of Good Feelings
    15. Twofold
    16. Relating to Quechuan people
    17. Energy unit
    18. To set someone free
    19. Bruce Wayne’s Batman, e.g.
    21. *Historical drama and Oscar nominee
    23. Feline cry
    24. Secretary, e.g.
    25. a.k.a. American Gas Association
    28. Cleanse
    30. Gather, as in courage, e.g.
    35. Make fun of

  • Harrison County Menus

    Feb. 25 - March 1
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Toasted cheese sandwich or cereal, gogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Blueberry muffins or cereal, gogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Scrambled eggs w/sausage patty or cereal, juice choices, choice of milk.
    FRIDAY: Pancakes w/syrup or cereal, gogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Feb. 21
    Bird Watching 101. Thursday, Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library in the children’s section. This program is for kids ages 4 and up. Will be talking about common birds in our area, making a bird feeder and other fun crafts. Please pre-register by calling 234-4881.
    FRIDAY, Feb. 22
    Blood Drive. Friday, Feb. 22 from 2-7 p.m. on the KBC Bloodmobile at Cynthiana Walmart, US 27 S.