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Today's News

  • Brossart’s Mustangs edge Thorobreds

    A game that was in reach at the three minute mark got away from the Thorobreds Friday night as they dropped a hard-fought game to the 19-1 Bishop Brossart Mustangs, 60-49, in Alexandria.
    The loss stopped the Breds four-game winning streak and left them with a 9-10 record for the season.  
    The evening started well for Harrison County as the freshman team won their game by a 15-point margin, 48-33. Brossart took the junior varsity, 40-32, in a game that was close throughout. The schools were even for the night heading into the varsity tussle.

  • Sports beat

    LVC to organize co-ed
    basketball team

    Right here in the middle of the coldest winter in a long, long time, the college on the hill has put together a co-ed basketball opportunity for both the men and women students. The teams, called the Hilltop Blues, One and Two,  will play a intramural schedule at the city hall gym in Cynthiana.  

  • Score 'N' More
  • Okay winter, you can go now...

    I decided this week that my heavy coat -- the one I rarely wear, because, well... because let’s say I seldom get cold -- needs to be laundered.
    However, with this winter’s weather, I dare not give it a good soaking for fear that I may need it before the heavy fluff has time to dry.
    I’ve never been a big fan of cold weather. I could use stronger words, such as hate and detest, or loathe and abhor, but you already get my “drift.”

  • Make-a-Blanket Day planned for Feb. 15

    Over five years, one group of Central Kentucky quilters has helped more than 3,000 children and families heal with a simple hand-made gift.
    The North Central Kentucky Chapter of Project Linus was founded in 2009 by Georgetown resident Janet Walter. The chapter includes “blanketeers” from Scott, Harrison, Pendleton, Nicholas, Bourbon and Robertson counties and, as of mid-January, has provided 3,159 blankets, quilts and afghans to children dealing with illnesses and traumatic life events.

  • Planning Commission
  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Jan. 30
    Chinese New Year Program.
    Thursday, Jan. 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library. Join us as we celebrate 2014 “The Year of the Horse.” For ages 4 to 11 years old. Please pre-register.

  • Planning Commission
  • Uniform

    Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua RJ Boggs graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
    Boggs completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
    Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

  • Response to Family History Book leads to new deadline

    Response to the Harrison County Family History Book has been great with more than 40 family histories already received. The Harrison County Historical Society would like to thank all those who have responded so promptly to record their family’s heritage in this historic book.
    Many have expressed a need for more time to prepare their family histories, so the sponsor and publisher have agreed to extend the deadline for submissions to March 31, 2014.
    Anyone needing help writing their history may contact Marilynn Bell, 234-2749, or Donald Wagoner.