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Today's News

  • Sports beat

    Thorobreds soccer runner up in 24th District, to host regional
    The Harrison County Thorobreds soccer team took a step back in the progress that Coach Nick Hill thought they were making as they dropped a 2-0 decision to Montgomery County in the finals of the 24th District.  
    “We did not play to our ability,” lamented Hill. “We reverted back to playing long ball and did not follow our game plan.”  

  • Did you know?

    HCHS alumni banquet is Oct. 22
    Harrison County High School’s annual alumni banquet will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the high school cafeteria. Tickets are $12.50 each and are available at Leono’s, Biancke’s and Farmers National Bank at Southside Plaza.
    There will be a special recognition of the 1961 10th Region basketball champs and Coach Jock Sutherland.

    Trick-or-treat is Oct. 31

  • Fillies soccer season ends in semifinals of 24th District

    “The girls played a great game with a lot of heart and pride,” said Coach Kim Jenkins after the 2-0 semifinal loss to Clark County last Wednesday. “We had our opportunities to score early but just weren’t able to capitalize.”
    The 12-5-1 Lady Cards scored with about 16 minutes to play in the first half on a corner kick and that score held up throughout the first half. The hard-fought battle continued through the second half with both teams having opportunities to score.  

  • Sold Griffith Woods house being demolished

    After years of serving as a historical site in Harrison County, the Nature Conservancy Kentucky Chapter announced the deconstruction and sale of the Griffith Woods property.
    According to Jim Aldridge, director of stream and wetland restoration, the once eye-capturing historical home had been reduced to an accident waiting to happen.

  • A mother’s wish for ‘decent’ shoes launches project for needy

    The longing of one Harrison County woman to own a “decent” pair of shoes  sparked the idea of a non-profit organization to be started in her memory.
     Some children wish for fame and fortune during their young ambitious, growing-up years, while others pray every night for a shinny red convertible that will make everyone accept them at school.
    The skinny guys wish for muscles so they fit in better on the football team, while the overweight girls wish to be thin so they can join the cheerleading squad.

  • Kendalls to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 27

    Harold M. and Dolores J. Kendall of Cynthiana are celebrating their 60th anniversary. They were married Oct. 27, 1951 at the First United Methodist Church by the late Rev. M. P. McClure.
    They are the parents of three sons, H. Lee (Kelly) Kendall, D. Louis (Lisa) Kendall, Larry R. (Debbie) Kendall, and grandparents of Katie, Jacob, Laura, Jesseca, Scott, Larah Kate and James D. Kendall.
    There will be a family dinner to celebrate their anniversary.

  • Taste of Home Cooking School will be in Cynthiana Oct. 27

    Drop your whisks, grab your friends, and join us for a night of fun at the Taste of Home Cooking School show, presented live at the Harrison County High School auditorium on Thursday, Oct. 27.
    Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the show will begin at 6:30 p.m. There will also be vendor booths in the foyer for your shopping enjoyment.
    A chili supper will be held in the high school cafeteria by students supporting Project Graduation. Come straight from work and enjoy the chili; then move to the auditorium  for a fabulous cooking school.

  • Howl-o-ween Spooky Boo Wow parade is Saturday

    Cynthiana’s second Spooky Boo Wow Howl-o-Ween Parade, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, at the courthouse. Registration will begin at noon and the parade will follow at 1:15 p.m. The cost is $5 per dog.
    The event is sponsored by Xi Beta Beta Sorority, local chapter of Beta Sigma Phi an international service organization with chapters throughout the world.

  • Backpack snack fundraiser
  • Marching Thorobreds wrap up regular season with ‘distinguished’ performance

    Much like the baseball season that the Marching Thorobreds are portraying in their 2011 Competition Show titled “Around the Horn: A Tribute to Our National Pastime,” the regular season is now over.  
    The band had an outstanding performance to wrap up the end of its regular competitive season at the Russell Invitational in Ashland on Saturday, Oct. 15.  The band earned the first place trophy in class 4A and was third place overall in a field of 15 bands.  
    The band also earned a distinguished rating for its performance.