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Today's News

  • Grand jury issues 10 indictments

    Ten individuals were indicted in Harrison Circuit Court on Tuesday on charges ranging from burglary to failure to pay child support.
    Billy Williams, 19, and Brian Davis, 27, were named as codefendants in charges relating to the Dec. 1, 2010, break-in at Thrift Food Mart.
    The pair are each charged with third degree burglary, theft by unlawful taking (less than $500), and second degree criminal mischief.
    The each have a $5,000 bond.

  • Bourbon man charged with DUI following Sunday wreck

    A Bourbon County man has been charged with DUI following a Sunday night accident that tied up traffic on U.S. 27 South for several hours.
    Chief Deputy Michael Jones of the Bourbon County Sheriff’s Department said the accident occurred about 7:20 p.m. Sunday near the Bourbon/Harrison County line.
    Oscar Hernandez, 29, driving a 1994 Chevrolet Camaro, apparently crossed the center line and struck a Walmart tractor-trailer, driven by Woodrow Beard, Corbin, in the driver’s door. Hernandez was southbound and Beard was traveling north.

  • Brothers’ argument ends in stabbing

    Law enforcement suspect that drugs may have contributed to a domestic situation that led to one brother being stabbed and the other jailed last week.
    The call was made to Cynthiana dispatch on Wednesday Jan. 26, to investigate an altercation.
    The call came into dispatch around 4:55 p.m. An alleged domestic dispute had taken place on KY 36 west near Renaker involving John Alan Feeback, 25, and his brother Clay Feeback, 24.

  • Brothers’ argument ends in stabbing

    Law enforcement suspect that drugs may have contributed to a domestic situation that led to one brother being stabbed and the other jailed last week.
    The call was made to Cynthiana dispatch on Wednesday Jan. 26, to investigate an altercation.
    The call came into dispatch around 4:55 p.m. An alleged domestic dispute had taken place on KY 36 west near Renaker involving John Alan Feeback, 25, and his brother Clay Feeback, 24.

  • Thorobreds drop close game to Brossart Tuesday

    The Harrison County basketball Breds lost Tuesday on the Hilltop to the tough Bishop Brossart Mustangs 56-50.  
    The Breds led throughout most of the first quarter when they may have played their best basketball of the season.  They took as much as a seven point lead as they limited themselves to only two turnovers for the period and shot 50 percent from the field.  

  • Fillies lose at Clark County Monday, defeat East Jessamine 73-62

    Monday night the Harrison County Fillies met probably the best team in the 10th Region and came away with a 60-41 loss against the powerhouse Clark County Lady Cards.  
    The game was tied early at two, but the Lady Cards scored the next 16 straight and took a 20-3 first quarter lead.  
    The Fillies continued to battle, but the home standing Lady Cards were just too powerful and deep at every position.

  • HC grapplers 21-16 after tough Danville Invitational

    The Harrison County wrestling team traveled to Danville Saturday and finished third in its pool.  
    In the dual tournament set up, the top two teams from each pool go on to the championship round.  
    Harrison County was placed in pool A with five other top teams. They were Boyle County, Newport, Wayne County, Perry County Central and Anderson County. The six teams in pool A were the top teams there and were all in the same pool.

  • Pre-game ceremonies: The great, the good and the ugly

    In the past week I have witnessed the best pre-game ceremony ever, a touching and very appropriate one and one that I would describe as pitiful, disrespectful and just plain uncalled for.
    Being a little under the weather on Saturday, I stayed home, in the house all day except for going out to pick up the paper on the driveway.  
    If there would have been someone to do that I wouldn’t have done that either. I do not get sick often and therefore do not operate well when I do.

  • Fillies, Breds lose at Pendleton Co. on Cancer Awareness Night

    It was all Pendleton County Friday night as they retired a jersey, honored a teacher/ administrator and won two ball games over rival Harrison County in the girl/boy doubleheader.  
    The Cancer Awareness Night games also featured a presentation by former UK player Mark Krebs about his book covering the struggles of his family with his mother’s cancer diagnosis and eventual death.  
    The Fillies and Lady Cats opened the evening with a game that, after a couple of early lead changes, was all Lady Cats.

  • Sports beat

    Harrison County Middle School
    boys soccer tryouts set for Feb. 16, 17
    Coach Nick Hill has announced that tryouts for the 2011 HCMS boys’ soccer team will be held on Feb. 16 and 17 at the middle school gym. The tryouts will be 5-7 p.m. each evening.  Participants are to be appropriately attired for soccer and should also bring a soccer ball.

    Middle school basketball wins
    three of four