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Today's News

  • In praise of the stupid dance

    In case you haven’t heard of Matt Harding, let me tell you about him.
    A former video game designer, at age 23 he quit his job to travel around Southeast Asia until his money ran out.
    While he was in Hanoi taking photos, his traveling buddy said, “Hey, why don’t you stand over there and do your stupid dance and I’ll record it?”
    Harding did his stupid signature dance and thought the video was funny, so he started doing it and recording it everywhere he went on his trip and posted it on his blog for his friends to see.

  • Baseball Breds begin season with 2 victories and some bad weather

    Harrison County began defense of the 38th District baseball title Thursday afternoon with a 10-0 win over district rival Pendleton County.  
    The Breds were never threatened in this five-inning affair as pitchers Jordan Riley, the starter, Nolan Brossart and John King allowed only two hits to the Wildcats.  
    Pendleton County only got two runners past first base in the game and none farther than second.  
    Harrison County struck with two runs in the second on the first of King’s three hits, this one a two-run homer.  

  • Tennis team sees good year ahead with promise for the future

    Ron Markley and Austin Dacci are in their first year as head coaches of the Harrison County High School tennis teams.  
    Dacci is coaching the Fillies and Markley the Thorobreds as they enter into the tennis season.  
    Last week was the first week of competition and already the coaches like what they see in the young but somewhat experienced squad.  
    The Thorobreds have the bare minimum number of players, but Markley doesn’t see that as a real problem.  

  • Track season begins with Woodford All Comers meet

    The Harrison County Track team began the quest to return in large numbers to the state meet in Louisville on Saturday as they competed in the Woodford County All Comers in Versailles.
    The Fillies had some excellent performances, especially in the hurdles and relays along with good performances in some of the field events.
    Coach Danny Simpson noted, “We were blessed by warm weather in the ‘Luck of the Irish Meet’ especially considering the preparation that we have been able to work in.  The cold has hamstrung our preparation time.”

  • School Menus

    March 25-29
    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: French toast sticks, blueberry muffins or cereal or yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Sausage biscuits or cereal or yogurt, juice choices, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Cheesy eggs w/toast or cereal or yogurt, fruit, juice choices, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: No School
    FRIDAY: No School

    ALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

  • How bad do you have to be not to play in the post season?

    There are more than 119 teams playing in a post season tournament of some kind beginning this Tuesday.  
    Among these teams, three have an overall losing record.  The worst of these is Liberty of the Big South Conference who won their conference tournament and enters the NCAA tournament with a 15-20 record.  
    Texas of the Big 12 and Purdue of the Big Ten are the two others with losing marks.  They are both playing in the third tier tournament the College Basketball Invitational or the CBI.

  • Sports beat

    Alumni football coming back
    for second year in April
    Gridiron Alumni has announced that it will be coming back to Kentucky again this year for another series of exciting alumni football.  
    This year on Friday, April 5, the Harrison County alumni will again take on the Bourbon County Pride team. Game time will be released at a later date along with more information about the two teams.  
    The next night, the event travels to Montgomery County where the alumni from Montgomery County and Clark County will do battle.

  • BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
  • Academic briefs

    The University of Louisville released the names of students who achieved its dean’s list for the Fall 2012 semester.
    Included on the list are Harrison County residents: Rachel Marie Ammerman and Amber Lee Campbell
    To achieve dean’s list, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average.

  • Academic briefs

    Augustus Madsen, a sophomore at Harrison County High School, has been accepted to the 2015 class at The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science-a residential high school on the campus of WKU in Bowling Green.
    The Gatton Academy selected 70 Kentucky residents this year to attend the program.
    Gatton Academy applicants are high school sophomores who will have completed geometry, algebra I and algebra II by the end of their sophomore year.